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September 19, 2012
Salem News


- A cemetery employee reported at 10:29 a.m. Monday they received a call from a woman who said she had planted mums on a grave last Wednesday and when she went back on Friday someone had stolen them. The employee requested extra police patrols in the cemetery.

- William Coulter, of Dutch John, Utah, reported at 3:21 p.m. Monday a citation was wrongly issued in his name by a city officer on Aug. 25. He said he learned of the error after he received a notice in the mail stating that he didn't appear for court. He told police that his cousin, Anthony Rock, of Darlington, Pa., was the driver and used his information because he doesn't have a driver's license. He said Rock has done this in the past in Pennsylvania. Rock called the police department later and admitted to providing the false information because he thought he had a warrant. He agreed to turn himself in and charges are pending. The citation against Coulter was dismissed.

- A woman reported at 5:58 p.m. Monday a kid was playing on the gravel piles in the renovation area of South Main Street. Police spoke with the kid and warned that it was dangerous for him to be playing there.

- At 8 p.m. Monday charges were filed on Margaret Foreman for failure to file city income tax for 2005 through 2010.

- A man reported at 8 p.m. Monday a vehicle with several people inside was parked in the cemetery on East Park Street near the chapel. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.

- At 9 p.m. Monday charges were filed on Janice Nemick for failure to file city income tax for 2007 through 2009 and failure to pay city income tax for 2005 and 2006.


- Police received a report on station from a resident in the 500 block of Aetna Street at 2:53 p.m. Monday advising that his house was broken in to last Thursday night and several items were missing. There was no sign of forced entry and the incident is under investigation.

- Police responded to the 900 block of West State Street at 3:04 p.m. Monday where a suspicious man was wandering around and appeared to be intoxicated, asking for cigarettes. He was also staggering around traffic and a possible hazard to himself. He was about 230-lbs, wearing flowered shorts and listening to an iPod.

- Police responded to the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday where the complainant advised a bike was stolen from the yard.

- A complainant in the 200 block of West Wilson Street advised at 2:39 p.m. Monday that his bright yellow, two-wheeled garbage tote was stolen in the last two weeks.

- A vehicle owned by Kay Hughes, 155 Plymouth Place, was struck by a hit skip-driver while parked in a lot in the 2400 block of East State Street. There was no witness information.

- Police monitoring the 1200 block of East 6th Street at 2:48 p.m. observed a male juvenile run up and grab a female on the sidewalk by the throat. They wrestled, were separated and taken to the police department where each was charged with delinquency.

- Police responded to the 600 block of Arch Street at 5:26 p.m. Monday where the complainant said a basement window screen appeared suspicious and was concerned because of a recent family situation. She was advised to call back if there are any further problems.

- Police responded to the an anonymous call in the 800 block of West Pershing Street at 8:09 p.m. Monday where a dog was run over and killed. The dog was moved off the road with a blanket over it and a female resident said someone ran over it and her dad was on the way home to take care of it.

- Police responded to the 500 block of Continental Drive at 6:46 a.m. Tuesday where a man advised he witnessed a female acquaintance steal cash from his pants while he was showering at 6 am. this morning. She then left and was picked up in the parking lot by a waiting vehicle. The incident is under investigation.

- A broken water line set off a fire alarm at Walmart at 2:16 a.m. Tuesday.

- Police responded to the 800 block of Summit Street at 2 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a possible overdose attempt. A man took a large quantity of numerous different prescription pills and was taken to the hospital.

- Police responded to the 1100 block of East State Street at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a naked person. Police spoke to the person who was not naked and had a pair of tan shorts on. He was sitting in the doorway for a minute, then heading home.


- Police received a call at 8:15 p.m. Saturday in reference to juveniles walking northbound on North State Street with a case of beer. Police were unable to locate them but followed up at the Vittle Village where the clerk advised she just sold a 12-pack to a woman. Another employee, the clerk advised, then saw the woman hand the beer to a group of juveniles just outside the store. All the suspects were gone when police arrived.

- Police responded to the 3600 block of East Main Street at 11:15 a.m. Sunday where an elderly woman was bitten by a dog. Her left leg was bleeding. She refused ambulance transport to the hospital and her daughter advised she will be taking her to St. Elizabeth's in Boardman. Police spoke to the dog owner.

- Police responded to the 46000 block of Church Street at 12:53 p.m. Sunday where a female was having trouble breathing. Police stood by until EMS arrived and she was transported to St. Elizabeth's in Boardman.

- Police received a call at 9:31 p.m. Saturday in reference to naked females running around the Waterford House Apartment on Pinewood Drive. Police were unable to locate anyone and a female citizen from the building stated that two younger females, possibly age 16, ran from the east side of the apartment across to the west side of the complex where she lost sight of them. She said she had never seen the two around the apartments before. Police monitored the complex for a few minutes but wer unable to locate the suspects.

- Police were dispatched to the 3200 block of Creek Road at 3:11 p.m. Sunday where an ill female was lying on the floor in the hallway to her bedroom. Her daughter said she had just arrived to clean and that was when she found her mother. She was taken to the hospital for further evaluation.

- Police received a report on station from a resident in the 3400 of Maple Drive at 9:10 p.m. Monday advising a known person called his cell phone threatening to burn him and come over with his friends and beat him. Police spoke to the person making the call. He asked if the call was taped and police advised they couldn't tell him that and the report will be forwarded to the prosecutor's office and he will be notified. He was advised he could make a statement and said he would come down Tuesday afternoon. Both parties were advised that any further contact by any means would result in charges by police.

- Police received a call from a man in Colorado Springs at 10:37 p.m. Monday advising that a female resident in the 46000 block of Dagwood Circle had threatened to commit suicide. Police made contact with her grandmother who advised the person lives in Zanesville with her father. He was contacted and advised of the situation and advised he will handle it.


- Constable Dan Valentine received a report from a resident in the 36000 block of Longs Crossing Road, Leetonia, at 4:15 p.m. Monday advising that someone attempted to gain access to his garage. No entry was made and nothing appeared to be missing.


- A clerk at Smith Oil reported at midnight Tuesday a man about 20 to 23 years old came into the store and was acting suspicious and then moved to the Kerosene pump and was smoking.

- A man reported at 6:32 p.m. Monday a black Dodge Durango was parked at the house at the corner of Morrison and Maple streets and the driver was playing loud "thumping" music for most of the afternoon.

- An East Liverpool woman reported at 10:28 a.m. Monday she paid a man $350 to fix her pickup truck and he took the truck and has not fixed it and has not returned it and won't answer her phone calls. The woman said the truck was on Washington Street and asked police stand by while she retrieved it.



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