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December 20, 2012
Salem News


- Dezi Ford, 44, of East Cambridge Street, Alliance, was charged with speeding and failure to reinstate after a traffic stop at 9:21 p.m. Tuesday on state Route 45 at state Route 9. His vehicle was towed from the scene and a family member picked him up.

- Police took Jeremy Hanson, 32, of 998 Jones Drive, Salem, into custody on a warrant from Boardman Police after a traffic stop on the U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 bypass at Benton Road at 6:04 a.m. Tuesday. Hanson was also cited for a red light violation and driving under suspension and turned over to Boardman Police with a court date pending in Columbiana County for the traffic charges.

- Police were called at 1:15 p.m. Monday to check on a suspicious vehicle in the 300 block of Plymouth Place, finding a cement truck and workers putting in a new driveway. They were advised of the complaint.


- A woman who resides in the city reported at 12:01 p.m. Wednesday that a vehicle stopped in front of her residence Wednesday morning and the driver was taking photographs of her house. She attempted to get close enough to get the registration, but the driver left very fast. She was concerned because she has a protection order in place.

- A man in the 1100 block of East Ninth Street reported at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday that an evicted person returned to the home and caused problems. He left after police were called.

- Police responded at 10:51 p.m. Tuesday to the 400 block of Franklin for multiple reports of a loud explosion-like sound believed to have originated near Franklin Street and Broadway Avenue. The sound was reported by residents as far away as the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue, but officers could not locate the source. One witness described the sound as being like a tire popping from overinflation. Officers did not detect any odor of gun powder that would accompany fireworks.

- Police responded to the west end of the city for a possible impaired driver reported at 9:21 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle was found on West State Street and stopped on Jennings Avenue. The driver was identified, but no evidence indicating impairment was detected. The driver was told to exercise more caution when driving.

- A woman in the 800 block of North Union Avenue, reported at 8:56 p.m. Tuesday that someone opened a package from Red Envelope Company that was delivered to their residence and a necklace valued at $80 was removed from the box.

- Police responded to a residential alarm at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of East Sixth Street and a possible male without proper authorization being on the scene. Officers located an unsecured door and entered the residence, calling out and making their presence known several times before a man came from upstairs. He was identified as the roommate of the other resident and had not heard them due to being in an upstairs bathroom. Everything was in order.

- A woman on Georgetown Road came to the police station at 5:34 p.m. Tuesday and asked an officer to speak to her juvenile daughter who was refusing to wear her seat belt. An officer attempted to tell the child the importance of wearing a safety belt.

- Police were called at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday to Sparkle Market, 423 S. Lundy Ave., for two shoplifters. A manager reported two male juveniles concealed two bottles of iced tea on themselves and attempted to leave without paying. They were confronted and the manager said he just wanted them banned from the store. They were told about the ban. The iced tea was valued at $3.30.

- A Merle Road man came to the police station at 4:18 p.m. Tuesday to speak to an officer regarding money he had given someone and the collection of that money. He was told its a civil matter and told him his options.

- Police were called at 4:07 p.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue for an alleged assault. A woman said the assault happened Saturday in the 600 block of East Fourth Street. She had left before police arrived and wanted the incident documented due to ongoing text messages she's receiving from a female. She was told her options.

- A Southeast Boulevard resident reported at 2:34 p.m. Tuesday that she parked on the east side of Walmart and when she returned home from shopping, discovered damage to the right side of her car. There was a large white scuff mark and dent on the green car.

- An officer met at 1:56 p.m. Tuesday in the lobby of the police station with a female juvenile who said she just walked away from home because she was upset with her mother over Facebook. She said she came to the station so she would not get into trouble and needed to cool off. An officer spoke to the mother who was aware of the daughter leaving and where she went. She wanted nothing done, but for the daughter to return home. The daughter wanted to talk, so an officer was contacting those who could help. The matter was referred to the juvenile department.

- An officer assisted the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office in taking two people into custody for outstanding warrants: Charles E. Weyand, of 152 W. Pershing St., and James P. Poole, of 294 Rose Ave.


- An official from the Community Action Agency called at 11:38 a.m. Tuesday asking for an officer to accompany them to the CAA homeless shelter on Maple Street while they ask a person to leave. The woman had apparently moved in but was not homeless. An officer stood by while the woman packed up her things and left without incident.

- A clerk at Huntington National Bank called at 12:36 p.m. Tuesday because a man showed up with whom they have had problems with in the past.

- A West Washington Street woman reported hearing a prowler at 5:26 p.m. Tuesday.

- The security alarm went off at the Dollar General store at 3:29 a.m. Wednesday. The deputy was able to enter the store through the front door but found no one inside. He left messages for the keyholder, secured the doors and left.



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