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October 18, 2012
Salem News


- Someone requested at 1:44 a.m. Tuesday police check on a man on South Main Street who was late returning home. Police checked but did not find the man.

- A North Cross Street woman reported at 3 a.m. Tuesday her ex-boyfriend was harassing her over the phone.

- Police issued a warrant at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday for Jason Cope, New Waterford, for filing a false police report.

- An employee from the office of attorney Hum reported at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday a woman told them she had hit a brick wall on the property on Elm Street owned by the practice. Police found the woman in the parking lot and spoke with her.

- At 2 p.m. Tuesday a man brought a long haired black and white dog to the police station and said it had been in traffic on the square and he had attempted to contact its owner but was unable. Police went to the owners' home and spoke to the man who said that he had no idea how the dog could have gotten out. Police returned the dog to the the man identified as Bobby White and issued him citation for allowing the dog to run at-large.

- A South Vine Street man reported at 7:44 p.m. Tuesday his home was broken into and $30 in cash was taken.

- A woman reported at 10:28 p.m. a person in a silver BMW was harassing her by following her around in the area of Camelot Drive. Police checked the area but did not see the vehicle.


- A landlord in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 10:28 a.m. Wednesday that one of his tenants was not at the residence but two others were inside the apartment who were not supposed to be there. He said he saw one of the people peeking out earlier, but they would not come to the door. Officers were requested to remove them, but upon their arrival, the apartment was empty. It was not determined who the people were.

- Police responded to an alarm at 6:07 a.m. Wednesday in the 2100 block of East State Street. The exterior of the business was checked and found secure.

- A man in the 700 block of West Pershing Street called at 12:47 a.m. Wednesday to report a loud bang and a white flash in the area of Tanglewood and Southeast Boulevard. No problems were found.

- Police responded to the 100 block of Brooklyn Avenue after being called at 10:27 p.m. Tuesday regarding a person not paying their cab fare. A cab driver reported she transported someone from a location outside the city to Brooklyn Avenue and nobody had money to pay the fare when they arrived. The cab driver transported the person to the east end twice to obtain money from an ATM, but the person only provided $7 of the $25 owed. The person was highly intoxicated and unable to provide the remaining cash at that time. Officers spoke with another resident on Brooklyn and arrangements were made to have the remaining debt paid Wednesday. An officer planned to follow up to assure payment was made.

- Police were called to the 400 block of Mullins Street at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday for a person to be removed. A woman reported a known female confronted her in the area of Franklin Avenue and South Broadway Avenue trying to initiate a physical altercation. She left in her vehicle and the suspect followed her home and stopped out front where she continued to yell at her. The suspect left in a maroon car before officers arrived. Officers could not locate the vehicle.

- An employee of Giant Eagle, 2401 E. State St., reported at 6:58 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown male left the store without paying for $150 worth of meat. He was observed entering a tan/brown cargo van with Ohio temporary tags.

- A caller at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday reported a male in a red sweatshirt acting suspicious in the 200 block of East Second Street. Police were unable to find him.

- Police were called at 6:24 p.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of Franklin Avenue regarding an alleged gun complaint. A parent on the scene reported that earlier in the day at 3:30 p.m., a juvenile who resides in the area allegedly pointed some sort of air gun at other juveniles, threatening them. An officer spoke with the suspect and his mother and he denied making any threats or pointing the air gun. He said he only took the gun outside to show the others. He was told whatever he did obviously alarmed the other juveniles. He apologized and his mother assured the paint ball gun would be locked up. The matter will be forwarded to the juvenile officer.

- A man in the 700 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 5:38 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown person removed his rear licence plate from his vehicle. He believed the theft occurred in his driveway in the past two days.

- A man in the 500 block of Walnut Street, reported at 2:33 p.m. Tuesday that a crossbow was stolen from his apartment.

- A woman in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 3:11 p.m. Tuesday that the neighbor's dogs were loose and chased her indoors. The neighbor was told about the complaint and the dogs were inside when officers arrived.

- A man on Continental Drive called police at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday to report people painting exterior doors on two apartment buildings. An officer spoke to the people and learned they were hired by a local bank to paint the doors because the buildings were being auctioned next week.

- An audible alarm was reported at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of North Union Avenue. The exterior of the home was checked and all appeared normal.


- Police responded to a medical call at 10:24 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Plymouth Place where someone was having trouble breathing. Police met EMT Ambulance on the scene and stood by while they treated the person.

- Police were called at 6:39 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of Benton Road for a report of vandalism to a vehicle. A man reported that while they were at an auction, someone threw oil, condom wrappers and leaves in their truck. Police spoke with a person believed to know something about what happened, but they denied having any part in it.

- Kristen Swords, of Lisbon, reported at 12:38 p.m. Tuesday that she was waiting to exit the Circle K parking lot and travel east onto East Pidgeon Road when a gray SUV pulled along the passenger side of her vehicle while she was still waiting to exit the parking lot, striking the front passenger side of her vehicle and not stopping. She said the SUV took off at a high rate of speed westbound on Pidgeon Road/state Route 45. Her vehicle sustained minor damage. Police checked the area, but could not find the SUV.


- A West Spruce Street woman reported at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday she found the door of her home open after being away. Police checked the home and found nothing was out of order.


- Constable Dan Valentine received reports of loud music from a residence in the 37000 block of state Route 558 at 4:45 p.m. Monday and spoke to the son of the owner advising him of the complaint and the music was turned down.

- A resident of the 900 block of Cherry Valley Drive, Leetonia, reported someone is putting trash in their dumpster. Information was taken from the trash and an attempt will be made to contact the person responsible.



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