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December 17, 2012
Salem News


- An officer on patrol at 2:42 a.m. Sunday saw a man attempting to gain entry into a vehicle parked on the street in front of the Salem Club on South Broadway Avenue. The man was confirmed as the owner and the officer helped him gain entry.

- Chad D. Raymond, of 110 W. Pershing St., was cited for excessive loud music after police were called at 1:02 a.m. Sunday for a loud music complaint on West Pershing Street. Police could hear the music two houses away and had to knock extremely hard three times before the tenant answered the door at the apartment. He had been warned for loud music on Dec. 11. He refused to sign the minor misdemeanor citation and was told to appear in court on Dec. 20.

- A representative of the emergency department at Salem Community Hospital called at 12:05 a.m. Sunday to request officers attempt to locate a male patient who left the hospital with an I.V. still in his arm. Police located the man at his home and he provided his discharge papers and showed both his arms, with no I.V. or any medical items on him. He said he was discharged and left after being released. A female at the residence said a woman from the hospital removed the I.V. from his arm just before he left. An officer left a message for the emergency department about his findings.

- Samuel P. Scanlon, of 228 Vine Ave. #16, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after police were called for a possible fight in the 200 block of Vine Avenue at 9:44 p.m. Saturday. While speaking to all involved, one male (identified later as Scanlon) began to get belligerant with officers and began to yell obscenities and allegedly create a disturbance. He began to kick items from his residence at officers and was told several times to stop and refused. The report said officers attempted to place him in custody and he began to fight with them. Scanlon was placed under arrest and taken to the Columbiana County jail.

- Teresa Cassinger, of 609 E. Fourth St.,- B, was charged with domestic violence after police responded to the 600 block of East Fourth Street for reported fight at 8:56 p.m. Saturday. A man was found bleeding from his head and said he was involved in a verbal dispute with his live-in girlfriend that escalated into her throwing items. First responders and ambulance personnel were called to the scene, but he refused transport to the hospital for his injury. Cassinger was taken to the Columbiana County jail.

- A woman in the 300 block of Fair Avenue called at 4:09 p.m. Saturday to report receiving numerous unwanted calls from a known female. An attempt will be made to contact the other woman and tell her to cease all contact.


- Teresa Brown, East Palestine, reported at 3:45 p.m. Friday that while at Save-A-Lot in Lisbon a friend of her ex-husband and two other women approached her and made threats that they were going to beat her up.

- Lora Carroci, North Jefferson Street, reported at 8 p.m. Friday someone was knocking on her door every few minutes and when she checked the door no one was there.

- At 9:38 p.m. Friday someone reported a person was driving recklessly in the area of Jerome and North Market Streets.

- James Shaffer, South Beaver Street, reported at 10:30 p.m. Saturday someone was setting off fireworks near his home, possibly against the side of his house.

- Ed Pettigrew, Pritchard Avenue, reported at 1:40 a.m. Sunday three kids were running around the area setting off fireworks. Police checked the area but did not see the kids.

- Police responded to a burglar alarm at a Lee Avenue home at 1:46 a.m. Sunday and spoke with the homeowner who advised nothing appeared to be missing.



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