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POLICE REPORTS

March 20, 2013
Salem News

SALEM

- An audible alarm was reported at 6:57 a.m. Tuesday at a business in the 2700 block of East State Street. The exterior was found secure.

- A Sharp Avenue man reported at 10:15 p.m. Monday that he was receiving unwanted phone calls from another person. He was told his options and the other person was contacted and told to stop.

- A man in the 500 block of Walnut Street reported at 9:41 p.m. Monday that someone stole his food stamp card.

- An officer responded to a residence in the 1000 block of West Pershing Street to investigate a 911 hangup call at 9:17 p.m. Monday and discovered the resident had fallen and could not get back up. The officer remained with the person until the fire department first responders arrived for a lift assist.

- Police were called at 8:30 p.m. Monday to the 1000 block of East State Street to check for a large rock in the road. An officer located where a portion of the eastbound lane of State Street had deteriorated just east of Hawley Avenue, causing a section of concrete to break off. The broken concrete piece had already been put back in place, but the officer noted it would need future attention. A note was left for the street department.

- A panic alarm was reported from a closed business in the 800 block of West State Street at 8:02 p.m. Monday, but the exterior of the building was found secure.

- A loss prevention officer at Walmart on East State Street reported at 5 p.m. Monday that persons unknown took merchandise from the store without paying for it, shown on store surveillance.

- An officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of West 16th Street for a civil matter by a man who claimed to reside there, but it turned out he did not live there. He left after being told not to return per the property owner.

- A vehicle was reported parked in the road in the 1200 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 4:25 p.m. Monday, but officers determined it was out of the city limits. The appropriate agency was contacted.

- A large limb came down as a result of excessive ice buildup and pulled a wire low from a house in the 1500 block of East Third Street at 1:58 p.m. Monday.

- Lorraine Davis, of Lisbon, reported at 1:10 p.m. Monday that she parked her Dodge Grand Caravan on the east side of a building in the 1000 block of East State Street and found the rear window shattered.

- Police responded to Farmers National Bank in the 1800 block of East State Street after receiving a call regarding a suspicious man. The bank manager reported a man came into the bank and threw down his bank card and driver's license on the counter and mumbled something about transferring money when the clerk took his cards. The bank card was from another bank and the license was from Ohio. The man mumbled some other things then abruptly reached over the counter without warning and grabbed his cards, causing alarm to the teller. He said something about having chest pains at some point and left, driving through the middle lane of the drive-thru two times. He did not stop, but glared into the drive-thru windows. He was described as 6 feet tall wearing a long wool coat and an odd black hat. The vehicle was described as a newer Dodge Caravan with a Texas license plate. He did not make any threats, but his actions were suspicious and odd, the report said.

LISBON

- A motorist reported being passed by a someone in a vehicle with DUI plates traveling east on U.S. Route 30 near Wayne Bridge Road at 6 p.m. Monday.

- Deb Ford from McKinley Elementary called at 8:09 a.m. Tuesday to report the alarm was going off again at the Ohio Edison substation located next to the school.

WASHINGTONVILLE

- On Feb. 1 at 9:11 p.m., police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue for a dispute over belongings regarding a boyfriend leaving the residence.

- On Feb. 2 at 12:15 a.m., police assisted Leetonia P.D. in serving a warrant at the Eagles Clubs; at 4:37 p.m. police responded to the 100 block of Chris Avenue for a dispute over the purchase of a mattress from a neighbor; and at 8:10 p.m., police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue where a complainant was receiving threatening text messages.

- On Feb. 5 at 11:17 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Chris Avenue for a suspicious vehicle with no contact; and at 9:38 p.m. a woman fell on the ice in the 200 block of Chris Avenue.

- Police responded to the 200 block of Chris Avenue at 9:05 a.m. Feb 6 for a report of telephone harassment in the middle of the night.

- On Feb. 9 at 4:05 p.m., police responded to the 300 block of East Main Street where the boyfriend did not want to return his girlfriend's car.

- On Feb. 11, police responded to the 400 block of Union Street at 3:55 p.m. where a complainant advised his neighbor's dog was doing its business in his yard.

- On Feb. 13 at 1:18 a.m., police responded to the 1000 block of West Main Street where a boyfriend took his girlfriend's car without permission.

- On Feb. 16 at 2:10 a.m., police responded to the 100 block of Main Street in Leetonia to assist Leetonia police.

- On Feb. 17 at 2:10 p.m., police responded to the 700 block of High Street where an intoxicated person had accidentally called 911.

- At 9:10 on Feb. 19, police responded to the 400 block of East Main Street where a woman was complaining of chest pains.

- At 4:20 p.m. Feb. 20, police responded to the 200 block of Smedley Street where a person said they were not paid for work. It was a civil matter.

- At 7:07 p.m. Feb. 21, police responded to the Marathon gas station where an alarm was accidentally tripped.

- On Feb. 23 at 1:24 a.m., police responded to assist Leetonia police with a possible OVI subject on state Route 344.

- On Feb. 24 at 7:17 p.m., police responded to the 300 block of Waddle Street in Leetonia to assist Leetonia police with a domestic dispute.

- On Feb. 25 at 8:03 p.m., police responded to the 400 block of Washington Street regarding a report of a suspicious person but nothing was found.

- On Feb. 26 at 19:18 a.m., police responded to the VFW for an alarm and nothing was found; at 5:38 p.m. police responded to the Huntington Bank for an attempted B&E and found damage to the side door of the ATM building.

- On Feb. 27 at 5:43 p.m., police in the West Main Street and Davidson intersection cited Elaine Baxter of Columbiana with driving under suspension; and at 11:22 p.m. police responded to the 900 block of South County Road and arrested a juvenile for striking a parent.

Salem TWP.

- A Salem-Unity Road man reported Monday he has been getting unwanted calls and texts from the mother of his child, and she has recently been showing up unwanted at his home. Police issued the woman warnings for criminal trespass and phone harassment.

 
 

 

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