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November 3, 2012
Salem News


- A caller at 11:19 a.m. Friday reported a back door by a garage busted open on a home in the 100 block of Woodland Avenue. An officer responded and found the man door to the garage open. The interior to the garage was checked and appeared fine, with the door secured as best as the officer could secure it.

- Police were called at 10:53 a.m. Friday for a suspicious vehicle in the 1800 block of East State Street with a male hanging out of the passenger side window possibly holding what appeared to be a firearm. Police checked the area for a red truck, but could not locate the vehicle.

- Chris Chappell called at 7:48 a.m. Friday from the 600 block of Olive Street to report that sometime Monday, someone entered the secured building and removed a cash money box with an unknown amount of cash inside. Video surveillance was checked and showed someone entering and going through a cash drawer and someone in a blue Chevy S-10 removing gas from the gas pump.

- Police responded to the 500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue after receiving a call at 8:53 a.m. Friday about a woman's tire being cut again. The victim's son told police the vehicle was parked in the driveway again and this time one driver's side tire was damaged and had to be replaced. All four tires had been reported cut on Wednesday.

- Police responded to the 100 block of Washington Avenue for a 911 hangup call at 9:21 p.m. Thursday. Both parties at the residence said they had a dispute, but they didn't want to pursue the matter.

- A man in the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:07 p.m. Thursday that a person who had his vehicle was supposed to return it at 7 p.m. and had not brought it back. The vehicle was found parked on Oak Street, but the person who had it was not there. A message was left for the person who said the vehicle would be returned no later than 10:30 p.m., with the man saying that's all he needed as long as it's returned by then.

- A dog reported at large at 8:05 p.m. Thursday in the area just west of the ball field at Salem High School was found in a wooded area and matched the markings of a dog reported missing from an East Fourth Street residence for the past several days. The owner was contacted and responded, affirming it was the missing dog and taking it home.

- Loud music was reported in the 800 block of East Third Street at 8:12 p.m. Thursday. A tenant was told about the complaint and turned the music down.

- A woman in the 900 block of Prospect Street came to the police station at 7:07 p.m. Thursday to speak to an officer about receiving unwanted phone calls from a person known to her. She was told her options.

-Police were called at 6:24 p.m. Thursday to the 2200 block of East Pershing Street where a woman reported a problem with an ATM machine. She attempted to withdraw money from the ATM, but halfway through the transaction, the machine seized up and the door did not open. The keyholder for the bank was contacted and the woman was told to return to the bank in the morning during business hours to fill out a form and her money would be reimbursed.

- Police were called at 6:20 p.m. Thursday for dirt bikes on the road in the 300 block of West Wilson Street. None could be found.

- A woman came to the police station at 5:46 p.m. Thursday to turn over 15 money orders found in the Walmart parking lot in the 2800 block of East State Street. The owner of the money orders responded and properly identified the denominations and was given the money orders at 6:35 p.m. Thursday.

- A woman who resides in Salem reported at 5:24 p.m. Thursday that her ex-husband was in violation of their child visitation court order. She was told to contact the court.

- An officer was called at 4:58 p.m. Thursday to the 100 block of West Fifth Street where a vehicle was parked in a clearly posted no parking zone. The registered owner was found at a nearby residence and moved the vehicle.

- An anonymous person reported at 2:15 p.m. Thursday that while she was at a restaurant she observed a female physically abuse a 1 to 2-year-old girl. Written statements were to be obtained from the witnesses and the matter forwarded to Children Services.


- Police were called at 5:03 p.m. Thursday to a vacant residence on West State Street after a neighbor reported the back door open. An officer found that the recent wind had blown open the rear porch door, but the interior door was still secured. All other doors and windows were secured.

- An employee of Sterling House in the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 3:18 p.m. Thursday that an unknown white pickup caused damage to her parked vehicle, with minor damage noted on the driver's side front fender, front door and rear door.

- A woman on Cider Mill Road reported receiving a phone call for a scam at 2:07 p.m. Thursday, advising they were contacted by a person claiming to be a representative of Washington, D.C. Health and Human Services and they were selected to apply for a tax-free grant. All that was required was a good faith deposit of $300 sent preferably by Western Union or through bank withdrawal or credit card and she was given a confirmation number and phone number to call for payment. The woman said the caller was told it was a scam and the call ended.

- Napoleon Sica Ramos, whose last known address was Winona Road, Salem, was cited for no operator's license after a traffic stop at 2:05 p.m. Thursday on state Route 9 at Carey Road. He and his female passenger and child were given a ride to Circle K on West State Street and the vehicle was towed.

- Paul Welsh Jr., 67, of Black Road, Lisbon, was cited for assured clear distance after his vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Tara Savon, 31, of Canfield, pushing her vehicle into a vehicle driven by Jason Young, 35, of Cincinnati, who was waiting to turn into a property on West Pidgeon Road at 9:06 a.m. Thursday.

- Police were called at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday for a suspicious vehicle within the gates of a vacated section of East Pine Lake Road off of Egypt Road commonly known as Cry Baby Bridge. The responding officer saw reflections on that section of road near the power lines and turned on overhead lights. A vehicle turned headlights on and came toward the officer. The person was on a gator and was identified as a relative of the property owner who was checking on any trespassers since it was Halloween.

- A woman on Benton Road reported at 4:52 p.m. Wednesday that a person made a threatening gesture towards her while driving past her residence after an argument over ownership of a piece of equipment.


- A man reported at 6 a.m. Friday the panic alarm of a red vehicle parked on Green Street was sounding and no one was coming outside to re-set it. Police found the owner and the alarm was re-set.

- A woman reported at 9:38 p.m. Thursday her neighbor on North Beaver Street was putting his hands on his girlfriend.


- Someone reported at 10:52 a.m. Thursday a car hit something at the junkyard on state Route 344. Police found the vehicle at her relative's home and it was disabled.

- At 3:50 p.m. Thursday a man gave police some ammunition to be destroyed.

- At 5:53 p.m. Thursday, a man gave police some ammunition to be destroyed.



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