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July 19, 2013
Salem News


- Bryan L. Schriner, 19, of Oak Grove Road, Salineville, was cited for failure to yield and no driver's license after a two-vehicle accident at 10:46 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of South Lincoln Avenue and East Pidgeon Road, near Circle K West. Schriner's northbound 1993 Oldsmobile Bravada on South Lincoln Avenue attempted to turn left onto East Pidgeon Road and was struck by a southbound Chevy Cavalier driven by Jeffrey Hochmann, 55, of state Route 164, Lisbon. Both vehicles had the green light. All involved sought medical attention. Police, the fire department and EMT Ambulance all responded to the scene.

- A resident in the 100 block of Apple Street reported at 12:19 p.m. Wednesday that she received a threatening email from a person she did not know. Upon further checking, it was found the email was a scam and an attempt to scare the person into giving money to secure their safety from the person sending the email.


- At 1:29 p.m. Thursday, an anonymous person brought in a large set of keys found on Cunningham Road near Home Depot. The keys were placed in dispatch in case the owner calls looking for them.

- Police responded at 4:25 a.m. Thursday to Aetna Street just east of South Broadway Avenue for a report of a suspicious van parked on the wrong side of the road. The unoccupied full-size passenger van had fresh front-end damage and was leaking fluids and towed from the scene. The owner showed up and said he struck a deer on state Route 14 just west of the U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 bypass. Perry Township Police found a deceased deer at a spot just inside Goshen Township and the owner was told to contact Goshen Police to make an accident report.

- Police on patrol at 3:07 a.m. Thursday saw two people acting suspiciously in the area of Circle K East on State Street, stopped and identified them and sent them on their way.

- A man reported at 1:14 a.m. Thursday that a female known to him took property from his parents' residence on Conser Drive. Since it occurred in Perry Township, he was referred to that police department.

- An officer responded at 12:51 a.m. Thursday to a property in the 1500 block of Shady Lane where a person requested to speak with an officer regarding a family member. Options were provided.

- A possible gun shot was reported at 12:04 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of East Fourth Street. Nothing was found or heard.

- An anonymous caller at 8:03 p.m. Wednesday reported two motorcycles being driven recklessly on Newgarden Avenue. None were found.

- Police were called at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday to the 2400 block of East State Street for an irate person at a business. An officer found there was an argument between a ex-boyfriend and girlfriend, with no violence or criminal acts taking place.

- A anonymous person arrived at the police department Wednesday regarding a recent theft at Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge. The information will be passed on to the detective.

- Police responded to the 300 block of Park Avenue at 3:23 p.m. Wednesday for a child custody dispute where the father said his ex-wife was not answering the door and was not returning the child as scheduled. He was told to contact his attorney after officers couldn't get anyone to respond to the door.

- A residential alarm was checked at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday on Pearce Circle where a door was found open and the interior checked. A keyholder arrived and spoke with the alarm company.

- Police were called at 2:43 p.m. Wednesday to the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St., where a woman said she was working the desk on the first floor of the building and placed her change purse on the desk and someone took the change purse. It contained 75 cents and a ring.

- A clerk at Smith Oil, 968 E. State St., reported at 2:01 p.m. Wednesday that a female failed to pay for $9.43 worth of gas. The driver was contacted by police and said she would return to pay the amount owed.

- An anonymous caller at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday reported a man and his family standing at Walmart, 2875 E. State St., holding a sign in reference to him needing a job. The business had not complained, so he was not made to leave but was told to stay off of the street and to not interfere with traffic.


- A South Main Street woman reported receiving 11 unwanted messages on her phone at 9:49 a.m. Wednesday.

- A South Cross Street woman reported at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday a neighbor's dog was barking.

- Someone reported at 1 p.m. Wednesday a customer was being disorderly with the utilities clerk over their power being shut off. Police diffused the situation.

- A Beiling Veterinary employee reported at 1:41 p.m. Wednesday people were soliciting their business on East Park, selling advertising for school event calendars. Police verified the people were in no way affiliated with the schools.

- A Canterbury Court woman reported at 2:41 p.m. Wednesday someone stole dry cleaning from her porch.

- A resident reported at 7 p.m. Wednesday people were trying to sell steaks from their vehicle, a light gray Chevy Venture, and acting suspicious. Police checked the area but did not find the vehicle.


- A Prospect Street man reported a group of kids were banging on his door and throwing rocks at 10:28 p.m. Wednesday.

- Police were called to a home on East Lincoln Way after someone could hear yelling and a baby crying at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Police warned the residents.

- A resident reported at 4:34 p.m. Wednesday his girlfriend was at the park when a man he knows began making crude comments before exposing himself. Police checked the park but did not find anyone about.

- A person reported there was someone at the county fairgrounds shooting groundhogs at 6:49 p.m. Wednesday. The license plate of the person's pickup truck came back to a person by the name of Flugan, and fair officials said they would take care of the situation.



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