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September 6, 2012
Salem News


- A woman on Aetna Street reported at 7:16 a.m. Wednesday that her husband walked to Reilly School Tuesday to pick up their granddaughter and advised that while they were walking home, they saw a vehicle pull up beside a female student and the driver asking if she wanted a ride. The young girl declined and continued walking. The woman was concerned for the well-being of children on the commute to and from school. She was told to contact police if they see the vehicle again.

- Police responded to a report at 1:12 a.m. Wednesday of a man down on Newgarden Avenue near Liberty Street. The man was found sleeping on the sidewalk in the 900 block. Contact was made and he was told about the complaint. He lived nearby and made it home safely.

- A woman reported at 12:28 a.m. Wednesday that her adult son was agitated and upset over relationship issues with his girlfriend. She dropped him off at Salem Community Hospital, but he left the area walking. Officers checked around and found him in the north parking lot of the hospital near East Third Street. He was cooperative and not causing a problem and left the area on foot, saying he was going home.

- Police were called at 10:37 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of West Pershing Street for a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was found with nobody around. The building was secure.

- An anonymous caller at 10:13 p.m. Tuesday reported a male operating a vehicle recklessly in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue. The vehicle wasn't found.

- A fight was reported in the area of South Howard Avenue and West Wilson Street at 10:08 p.m. Officers spoke to several people who said they were just horsing around.

- William P. Aldrich, whose last known address was 297 Rose Ave., was taken into custody for an active arrest warrant from the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office after police were called for a domestic at 8:41 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue. A woman alleged her boyfriend assaulted her over ongoing personal issues. He was found hiding in an upstairs bedroom and said there was a verbal dispute that led to a physical altercation. The domestic violence laws were explained and they were told their options. Officers were aware of the warrant for Aldrich and took him into custody after finding him in the bedroom. Also in plain view were several bongs, marijuana pipes with residue inside and a small plastic wrapper with what appeared to be marijuana, the report said. Aldrich was turned over to a deputy.

- An unruly juvenile was reported at 4:39 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Washington Avenue where a mother said her son would not get into the car to go home. An officer spoke to the son and he agreed to get in the car. The mother was advised of her options if the behavior continues.

- A caller at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday reported a license plate number and vehicle description for a vehicle leaving Buckeye School which the caller said had too many kids and not enough car seats. The vehicle was not located.

- A resident of the 1200 block of East Third Street, reported at 2:01 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown person entered the residence and removed an unknown amount of cash from a purse.


- Police were called at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday to Egypt Road for a suspicious vehicle. Officers located the vehicle and talked to the occupants who said they were looking to purchase a residence in the area.

- Linda J. Grace, of 39640 state Route 517, Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield after a two-vehicle accident on South Lincoln Avenue at Snyder Road was reported at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday. The report said she failed to yield after stopping at the stop sign on Snyder Road, striking a southbound vehicle on South Lincoln Avenue driven by Norman L. Oyster, of 1219 Conser Drive, Salem.

- Police were called to the 400 block of Benton Road at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday for a complaint of loud music and told a resident to turn down the television.

- Ron Reeder, of Newton Falls, reported at 8:38 p.m. Monday that he was driving north on state Route 45 stopping for a red light at West State Street when his vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle which fled the scene toward the Salem city limits. His vehicle sustained minor damage.


- Someone reported at 5:17 a.m. Tuesday two suspicious vehicles were in the Heck's parking lot. Police went to the lot but the vehicles were not there.

- The highway patrol requested at 5:56 a.m. Tuesday police conduct a welfare check on a Brenda Lane woman who was involved in a crash and a witness claimed she was injured.

- A Fairfield Avenue resident reported at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday a woman drives through town every morning at a high rate of speed.

- Someone reported at 9:23 a.m. Tuesday they received a phone call from a Harmony Village woman who sounded like she needed help. Police spoke with the woman and found everything was fine.

- Marianne Duncan, 45, North Lima, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop on Lisbon Street at 5:16 p.m. Tuesday.

- Cathy Stanton, Oak Court, reported at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday it appeared her attached garage was broken into and remote control cars were missing.

- A South Vine Street woman reported at 8 p.m. Tuesday she saw someone inside of her elderly neighbor's house, and the person appeared to be wearing a hoodie and walking back and forth in front of the window. Police went to the home and found the homeowner inside and there were no problems.

- A woman reported at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday a drunken man was in the courtyard of Camelot Apartments. Police checked the area but did not find the man.


- A caller reported there was a fight in the driveway outside apartments at 835 N. Market St. at 8:34 p.m. Tuesday.

- Ronald M. McMahon, 44, of Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield after the postal service vehicle he was driving struck a Saab driven by Nikolaus M. Kouis, 67, of Cortland, on North Market Street at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The accident occurred when McMahon pulled from the Valley View and into the path of the southbound Saab.



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