- Police responded to the 1500 block of North Ellsworth Avenue after a caller at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday reported several people going in and out of a foreclosed home. Officers found the people were workers hired by the bank to do maintenance work.
- Police were called at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday to a residence on West Fifth Street for a man reportedly having medical problems, but tenants said he left Monday night and was in Alliance.
- A Brooklyn Avenue man reported at 10:06 a.m. Tuesday that property was taken from his box truck parked in the 500 block of West Pershing Street sometime over the past week. Some tools were being used on jobs.
- Officers responded to Franklin Avenue to assist Perry Township at 8:04 a.m. Tuesday with an unknown 911 call. Perry dispatch could not reach their officer and they had three 911 calls from there during the night. A Perry officer and an ambulance crew were there at the house when the Salem officer arrived. The Perry officer said a woman was highly upset and needed evaluated at Salem Community Hospital's emergency department for mental-related issues. She was transported by KLG.
- A woman called police to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., at 3:06 a.m. Tuesday to report an intoxicated person entered a vehicle and left the area. She was unable to provide a vehicle description or direction of travel. Officers monitored the area, but no violations were seen.
- An audible alarm sounded at 9:33 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of Newgarden Avenue, but officers found the building secure.
- A man in the 400 block of Franklin Street called at 9:13 p.m. Monday to report additional information on a previously reported theft. An officer responded and photographed incriminating messages from a computer screen that had been sent by a suspect on a social networking web site. Information will be forwarded to the investigating officer. The same man had called police at 1:56 p.m. to report a GPS unit taken sometime Friday out of the company truck he drives. He had been off sick and someone else drove the vehicle, but the other person said he had not seen the GPS unit when he drove the truck Friday.
- Police were called at 7:07 p.m. Monday to the 1200 block of East Sixth Street for a vehicle parked illegally. Officers were unable to find the vehicle.
- Officers at 6:50 p.m. Monday assisted a family with finding information and provided food and gas through the Salem Ministerial Association.
- Police responded to the 200 block of East Second Street where the owner of a business requested at 5:58 p.m. Monday that two customers be removed from the premises and told not to return. An officer spoke to the two customers outside and one of them said she just paid $80 for a month of tanning and now the owner has advised her she can't come back and won't be refunded any money. According to the customer, the animosity developed as a result of a mutual acquaintance that had nothing to do with the business. Officers told the customers they could be charged with trespassing if they come back. They were told the money issue was civil and would have to be addressed in small claims court.
- A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 5:19 p.m. Monday that someone unknown pumped $58.59 worth of gas and fled without paying. The vehicle was described as a white Ford truck. Officers checked the area, but could not find the vehicle.
- A woman on South Ellsworth Avenue reported at 4:48 p.m. Monday that someone unknown to her made two unauthorized purchases on her credit card. She was told her options.
- An anonymous caller requested a well-being check on a resident on West 16th Street at 4:11 p.m. Monday. Officer were unable to make contact, with a neighbor saying the person in question was at work.
- A caller at 3:41 p.m. Monday reported a male driver operating a vehicle across the center line numerous times coming into the city on Franklin Avenue. The vehicle could not be found.
- A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Street reported at 3:28 p.m. Monday that a person known to her was at her house when she left and when she returned a half hour later, the male was gone and her video game system was missing. She suspects he took it and may pawn it in East Liverpool.
- William Javens, 20, of Hazel Run Road, Hammondsville, was cited for assured clear distance after the westbound vehicle he was driving in the 800 block of East State Street struck the rear of another westbound vehicle driven by Du-Ann Wasosky, 41, of North Benton, who was slowing in traffic at 3:08 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported.
- Betty Craven, 45, of Alliance, was charged with theft after police were called at 1:44 p.m. Monday to Aldi's at 2495 E. State St., for a shoplifting incident. The store manager told the police a woman came into the store with nothing, which was confirmed by store video surveillance, picked up some merchandise and tried to "return" an item and did not have a receipt. The manager alleged she attempted to steal the item by deception and detained her until police arrived. He said the woman was told by her friend that she does the same thing. The friend was not around.
- A resident on East Fourth Street at 12:09 p.m. Monday spoke to an officer about concerns over illegal drugs in the neighborhood.
-A resident reported seeing a boy about 10 years old riding a bicycle on state Route 164 toward Columbiana at 11:45 p.m. Monday. He was worried the boy might be a run-away, and policed checked the area but were unable to find him.
-An officer on patrol found an unlocked door at McKinley Elementary School at 1:42 a.m. Tuesday. Police searched the building and nothing appeared to be amiss, so they secured the door and left.
- An officer investigated a report of a loud explosion type noise in the 200 block of Main Street at 10:19 p.m. Feb. 19. The case is still under investigation.
- Officers responded to a domestic situation in the 300 block of Waddle Street at 9:18 p.m. Feb. 24.
- Linda Chronister of East Liverpool was cited for reasonable control following a two-vehicle crash on Hazel Street at 7:48 a.m. Feb. 27.
- An officer responded to a domestic dispute on Main Street at 7:57 p.m. Feb. 28.
- An officer responded to a Walnut Street residence in reference to a theft at 5:35 p.m. March 1.
- A police cruiser was southbound on Fairfield School Road at 2:39 a.m. Monday and hit a deer.
- Someone reported at 7:26 p.m. Monday there was a possible electrical fire in the hallway at the high school. Police went to the school and found no problems.
- Someone reported at 1:57 p.m. Monday men in green jackets were on Union Street with a tripod. Police found it was utility department employees getting GPS locations for the new meters.
- Charges were filed to the following for failure to file city income taxes: Raquel Montalvo of Campbell, William Clay of Youngstown, Eldon Clute of Columbiana, Brian Frederick of Columbiana, John Coppersmith of Columbiana, Charlene Dell of Boardman, Heidi Datillio of Columbiana, Allen Jones of Columbiana, Allen Cook of Columbiana, Sonya Snipes of Boardman, Deylorgyva Montgomery of Lisbon and Stephanie McKee of Columbiana.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
- An 11000 block Smith-Goshen Road resident reported at 1 p.m. Feb. 24 that someone overnight had smashed her mailbox.
- A West Branch Middle School administrator reported at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 26 that multiple students had taken several packs of gum without paying for them. The school had recovered the gum and disciplined the students, and did not wish to pursue charges.
- A female complainant reported that her iPhone had been stolen from the girls' locker room at West Branch High School at 10 a.m. Thursday. An investigation revealed that a female juvenile had taken the phone. Charges were sent to the county Juvenile Justice Center for theft.
- Laura Elizabeth Moore, 26, 14830 Smith Goshen Road, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 10:40 p.m. Thursday in which she was eastbound in the 13000 block of state Route 165 and allegedly traveled off the north side of the roadway through a ditch before striking a utility pole. No injury was reported.
- Bethany K. Armstead, 26, 15913 Calla Road, Beloit, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Goshen Township at 7:45 a.m. Friday in which she was eastbound on Calla Road approaching Seacrist Road when she allegedly traveled off the right side of the roadway, rolled over and came to rest on the roof. She was transported by Damascus EMS to the Alliance Community Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
- A West South Range Road resident reported telephone harassment at 1:50 p.m. Friday.
- A 14000 block Duck Creek Road resident reported a breaking and entering at 2:45 p.m. Friday.
- Joey Nicole Lafleme, 21, 214 E. Third Street, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in Green Township at 10:51 p.m. Friday in which she was northbound on Egypt Road at Pine Lake Road and allegedly swerved to miss a deer, traveling off the left side of the roadway and striking a ditch. No injury was reported.