- Police were stopped on the 100 block of Railroad St. at 12:36 a.m Tuesday and advised of a fight in an establishment and a man and woman brandishing a firearm. They were in the process of leaving and two officers made contact with them in a vehicle in the parking lot. They had two handguns. Police arrested Michael G. Smith of Tippecanoe, Ohio and Kathryn L. Fisher, 184 Washington Ave., Salem, for illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premise. They were taken to the county jail with no bond and additional charges will be reviewed.
PERRY TOWNSHIP REPORTS
- An officer responded to the Salem Bible Church on Cunningham Road at 1:10 p.m. Saturday where a Salem city road truck had allegedly caused damage to church property while attempting to turn around in the parking lot.
- Anne M. Grande, 35, 483 E. Euclid Ave., Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on Benton Road at 5:14 p.m. Saturday in which she was eastbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at U.S. Route 62, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Luetta S. Jarvis, 49, Salem.
- Police responded to a West Perry Street home at 6:03 p.m. Sunday where the resident reported her neighbor's dog had been left outside. The complainant took the dog into her house and said that it appeared to be mistreated. Police were unable to contact the dog's owner. At 1:25 p.m. Monday, the complainant reported being threatened by a neighbor.
- Ronald F. Middleton Jr., 45, 935 W. Pidgeon Road, Salem, was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after officers responded to the home at 2 p.m. Monday for a report of a burglary in progress and found a suspected grow room in the basement while searching the home.
During the investigation, the suspect in the burglary report, Jessica J. Middleton, 25, Monrovia, Calif., was arrested on two active warrants out of the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office for failure to appear and OVI. She was found to be a family member of the complainant, who did not wish to pursue charges.