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March 18, 2013
Staff Reports , Salem News


- Brad Pittman, 35, whose last known address was West 16th Street, was taken into custody Sunday on a warrant for larceny.

- Charles Weyand, 37, of 152 W. Pershing St., was charged with driving under suspension (12 point suspension) and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop at 10:23 a.m. Sunday.

- A caller at 6:22 a.m. Sunday reported a black and white dog barking in front of a residence in the 800 block of Arch Street. The dog was found in the yard still barking and the owner was contacted and took the dog inside.

- Police responded to the area of East State Street near Circle K for a report at 4:43 a.m. Sunday of an intoxicated female driving a black Land Rover. An officer located the vehicle on East State Street near Burger King and followed it for several blocks, seeing no traffic violations.

- Police were called at 3:38 a.m. Sunday to the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue to assist a Perry Township officer on a traffic stop. A man was refusing to get out of his vehicle and resisted arrest.

- Chase Grogg, 22, of 378 S. Main St., Columbiana, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence and speeding after a traffic stop at 3:09 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of East Pershing Street. An officer saw the vehicle and locked on radar at 67 mph in a 25 mph zone.

- While on patrol at 2:38 a.m. Sunday, officers saw several people involved in a verbal altercation in the parking lot of Foxes Den on Railroad Street. The parties were separated and sent on their way.

- A man on Adams Avenue reported at 1:19 a.m. Sunday that an unknown person possibly was messing with his vehicle parked in the drive. Officers were unable to locate anybody.

- Heather Moore, 39, of 22970 U.S. Route 30, Minerva, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence, improper lanes and minor misdemeanors for open container and marijuana possession after a traffic stop at 12:37 a.m. Sunday in the 1800 block of East State Street. An officer on patrol saw a westbound vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed that almost hit the rear of another westbound vehicle, then was traveling in the northbound turn lane at North Madison Avenue and failed to turn, continuing west until the traffic stop.

- Police responded to the VFW Post on Arch Street at 12:33 a.m. Sunday for an alarm activation. The exterior was checked and found secure.

- A woman on South Lundy Avenue reported at 12:02 a.m. Sunday that she was receiving unwanted phone calls and texts from a female known to her. Contact was made with the female and she said the woman keeps calling her husband and she was calling to have her cease the calls. Both parties were told to stop calling each other.

- An audible alarm was reported at 11:09 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of South Broadway Avenue at a closed business. The exterior was found secure and after a key holder responded, the interior was checked and also found secure.

- Police responded to the 800 block of Franklin Avenue at 10:31 p.m. Saturday for juveniles throwing items into the road. Nothing could be located.

- Timothy Lodge, 23, of 14780 S. Egypt Road, was taken into custody at 10:08 p.m. Saturday on a warrant for failure to appear.

- A man in the 400 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 9:26 p.m. Saturday that his dog was attacked by a labrador retriever and the lab was injured prior to running off. Officers were unable to find any injured dog.

- A man in the 900 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 8:58 p.m. Saturday that he was involved in a verbal confrontation with a man known to him at work. The address was listed as the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue. He was told his options.

- Police responded at 8:34p.m. Saturday to Continental Drive where a woman took too much of her medication. She was transported to Salem Community Hospital by KLG for an evaluation.

- Three vehicles were reported parked in a no parking zone on Penn Street at East State Street at 7:34 p.m. Saturday, with at least one vehicle extending onto State Street. Two of the vehicles were ticketed, but the third vehicle was being moved.

- Police responded at 7:07 p.m. Saturday to the 200 block of South Howard Avenue for an ambulance needed. A person was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

- A caller at 6:03 p.m. Saturday reported a vehicle being operated recklessly in the area of Maple and Franklin, with police unable to locate it.

- An anonymous person came to the police station at 5:43 p.m. Saturday to turn in drug paraphernalia. An empty syringe was found in the 1300 block of East Third Street and turned over to officers, who detroyed it.

- A woman on Summit Street called at 4:19 p.m. Saturday to speak to an officer about a situation involving a former employee. She was told her options.


- The security alarm went off at the Columbiana County Government Services Building at 2:39 p.m. Sunday. An officer checked the building and found it to secure, and the alarm company was attempting to contact someone with a key.

- Police were called to the Kendall House at 11:58 p.m. Saturday, where a resident said a chip implanted in his head allowed him to hear his former sister via the intercom system plotting to kill him. Police arrived and spoke with the man, who said he was just released from the state mental institution in Massillon and while he was there the staff implanted a computer chip in his head. In addition, he could hear his sister threatening him through the ventilation system. The man also told them he did not feel safe at the Kendall House and was feeling "homicidal" toward the staff at the moment. A second officer arrived and they went to the man's room to listen for voices coming from the fan but did not hear any. The man said he was on his medication and wanted to go to East Liverpool City Hospital and was taken there by ambulance. The Kendall House was alerted at 1:26 a.m. that the man had been discharged from the hospital and was on his way back and they wanted the police department to be aware.

- Police were called to a domestic dispute on East Lincoln Way by Scott Bailey at 8:25 p.m. Saturday. Bailey said the dispute was with Starlyn Cianni over his daughter being at the residence. Neither party assaulted the other and were told to go to their own homes, while Bailey was told to seek legal advice to resolve the custody dispute.

-A caller reported there were three juveniles trying to break into an abandoned home on East Pine Street at 2:28 p.m. Saturday. Police arrived to find three juveniles at the back entrance and they stated the home belonged to their mother, who was inside. Susan Patterson came out of the house said the home belonged to her mother who recently died, and she was in from Texas to take care of some things.

- Maria Brown, East Chestnut Street, called Thursday to report her husband's chain saw was stolen from his truck bed.

- Jeffrey A. Schmid, 47, of Salem, reportedly backed into a parked car belonging to Sheila A. Burson of East Palestine on West High Street at 5:25 p.m. Friday.

- Nicholas C. Guido, 27, High Street, Salineville, was charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop at 7:18 p.m. Saturday. Guido reportedly admitted having a glass pipe commonly used to smoke cocaine and a hypodermic needle under the passenger seat.



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