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April 4, 2013
Salem News


- Police responded to the 1000 block of West Pershing Street for a report at 11:27 p.m. Tuesday of several 911 hangup calls and found a resident who had fallen inside the home. The resident was not injured, but just needed help getting up from a seated position on the floor. Officers assisted him back into his wheelchair.

- A noise complaint was filed at 11:23 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Continental Drive, but no loud noises were heard when police responded.

- Officers were called at 9:44 p.m. Tuesday to Aldi's on East State Street for a possible fire. No fire was found, only sparks from workers' tools.

- A man in the 1700 block of Merle Road reported at 8:02 p.m. Tuesday that a known male arrived at his residence and threatened to assault him. Information was gathered and the suspect will be contacted.

- A woman in the 100 block of 12th Street reported at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday that her juvenile grandson was being unruly and creating a disturbance. An officer spoke with the juvenile and he said he would stop.

- An anonymous caller at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday reported a puppy out all the time and not secured in the 200 block of West Wilson Street. The owner was contacted and made aware of the complaint.

- An officer on patrol at 6:06 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue saw a vehicle parked in a no parking zone and issued a ticket.

- A barking dog was reported at 5:49 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue. The resident said he would take care of the problem.

- Marci M. Mancuso, 28, of 424 Washington St., Leetonia, was cited for expired registration and driving under non-compliance suspension after a traffic stop at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday on Washington Avenue.

- A woman at Sport Connection on East State Street reported at 4:54 p.m. Tuesday that an unknown male juvenile used a brand new bat valued at $270 off the rack to use in the batting cages. The plastic wrap and sticker price were taken off of the bat and found hidden in the cages, with the bat damaged.

- Police were called at 3:01 p.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a menacing/stalking complaint. A man reported he received a text message from a male suspect who said he was at the residence on Lincoln and was going to physically harm the man's girlfriend. The man called from another residence, with nothing to verify whether the male suspect was actually out in front of the girlfriend's residence. She was told to call police if the suspect was seen around.

- A woman on Maple Street reported at 1:01 p.m. Tuesday that her son was having a problem and needed help. Officers talked to her 16-year-old son and he said he was fine now, but agreed he needed to calm down. She said she would seek treatment for him.

- A suspicious vehicle reported at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday traveling south on South Ellsworth Avenue was described as a green Dodge Caravan with no license plate. The van was not found.


- Police were flagged down at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Georgetown Road in reference to an ongoing matter. The incident was determined to be civil in nature and the person was told to contact their attorney.

- The patrol asked township police to check on a semi truck at the corner of state Route 9 and the state Route 45/62 bypass at 6:28 p.m. Tuesday, with the driver allegedly slumped over the wheel. The truck could not be found.

- Police spoke with a woman at the police station at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in reference to an ongoing problem with an ex. She was told to contact police if the ex comes to her residence or calls the phone again.

- Joe Miller called at 11:20 a.m. tuesday to report property damage at the old Frost Top parking lot where utility workers had apparently caused damage to the lot while digging up a utility line alongside it.

- A woman on North Lincoln Avenue called police at 10:10 p.m. Monday regarding a scam complaint. She reported the caller's number was unlisted and the caller had a heavy Jamaican accent and claimed to be from Publisher's Clearing House with a large inheritance of money.


- A West Pine Street man reported Wednesday his car was entered again overnight but nothing appeared to be missing.

- Samantha Alicea, East Lincoln Way, called for an officer at 4 p.m. Tuesday because someone who rents a storage garage from her and owes her money was there now trying to remove items.

- A West Lincoln Way woman reported Tuesday she is being harassed as part of an online lottery scam in which they claim she must first provide some up-front money before she can collect her winnings. She has refused to provide any money, and she said they hacked into her email. She was told to change her online password.


- Someone reported at 1:21 a.m. Tuesday a suspicious person was inside Duke and Duchess. police spoke with the clerk, and there were no problems.

- Someone reported at 1:33 p.m. Tuesday a solar light and planter were damaged on Duquesne Street.

- A repossession company requested an officer stand by at a North Pearl Street residence at 2:52 p.m. Tuesday.



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