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POLICE REPORTS

July 20, 2013
Salem News

PERRY TWP.

- A Jones Drive resident reported at 10 a.m. Thursday that a tree limb in his yard was slowly splitting and causing the large limb to block the road. Police contacted the road department about the limb. The resident told the officer he would cut down the branch so it would not block the road.

- An officer responded to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 6:26 p.m. Thursday for a report of a disabled semi tractor trailer. Upon officer arrival an emergency repair vehicle was on scene working on the tractor. The officer stood by until it was removed from the roadway.

SALEM

- Bryan J. Munnell, 27, 3793 Tyler Drive, Canfield, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:57 p.m. Thursday in which he was northbound and allegedly failed to stop for traffic at East Second Street, striking the rear of a vehicle driven by Joshua T. Matthews, 26, Salem. No injuries were reported.

- Officers responded to the 400 block of Broadway Avenue at 4:25 p.m. Thursday for a report of shots fired. The officers confiscated a shotgun and arrested Scott D. Bender, 27, 439 S. Broadway Ave., Salem, for obstruction.

- Police responded to a Jefferson Avenue home at 4:27 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported her grandson had stolen several pieces of jewelry and an unknown amount of coins from her home. She said her grandson's brother called to tell her that the grandson in question had called him for a ride to Coinstar and then a pawn shop.

- An employee at a 2200 block East State Street business reported at 7:45 p.m. Thursday that a man with a buggy had entered the store at approximately 4:55 p.m. and then the rear door alarm activated 14 minutes later. The employee said video showed the man exit through the door, but it was unclear whether he had anything from the store with him.

- Police responded to an East Fifth Street home at 10:45 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported her mother had been harassing her by phone and then showed up at the apartment threatening her.

- Officers responded to a restaurant in the 1800 block of East State Street at 12:01 a.m. Friday in reference to a man yelling at vehicles. Witnesses said the man left in a truck prior to the officers' arrival.

- Police responded to a Lexington Avenue home at 12:37 a.m. Friday where a man allegedly had a no trespass order against him. Officers did not find the man in question but found another man with a no trespass order. The man said he did not know about the order and agreed to leave.

- Officers responded to the railroad crossing on Newgarden Avenue in reference to several people walking on the tracks. The security guards at a nearby business said the people were last seen walking toward West Wilson Street. Officers found and spoke with the individuals, one of which said they were looking for his brother who had reportedly just had a seizure. The brother was found at West State Street and Sharp Avenue and he affirmed he was okay.

LISBON

- Police were asked to check on the welfare of an East Lincoln Way resident on on Thursday afternoon.

- An East Lincoln Way woman reported Thursday that a man had been to her home threatening her if she touched a car that is the focus of an ownership dispute. Police arrived and resolved the dispute.

- A Prospect Street woman reported Thursday her son's iPhone was stolen from the village swimming pool. The phone has a locator App, which indicated the phone was on Grant Street, but police were unable to locate the phone.

COLUMBIANA

- A man reported at 9:43 a.m. Thursday someone's dog charged at him on the walking trail in Firestone Park.

- Someone reported people were loitering at McDonald's at 10:46 a.m. Thursday.

- A woman requested at 3 p.m. Thursday police accompany her to a former residence on East Park Avenue to retrieve some belongings.

- A man reported at 6;25 p.m. Thursday a man was not allowing a woman to leave the Columbiana Plaza parking lot. Police went to the area but the two were no longer there.

- Constance Witt reported at 5 p.m. Thursday she received a call from a local attorney that the suspect to her pending case had been at his office. The suspect was eventually located with the assistance of East Palestine Police Sergeant Don Johnson and his K9. Additional information was not made available Friday.

- A woman reported at 10:25 p.m. Thursday someone on Union Street was burning a fire near their garage. Police warned the resident for open burning.

- A Fairfield Avenue woman reported at 11:22 p.m. Thursday her husband wouldn't let her leave.

 
 

 

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