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July 31, 2013
Salem News


- An officer responded to the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue in reference to an intoxicated driver at 4:08 a.m. Tuesday, located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop after seeing a traffic violation. The driver was found to be just tired and was told to use caution and pull over if he gets tired.

- Crime Watch called at 3:16 a.m. Tuesday to report suspicious persons in the area of East School Street and East Fourth Street. An officer located the people in question, but they did not appear suspicious and nothing more was needed.

- Police were dispatched at 11:12 p.m. Monday to the 500 block of Columbia Street for a fight in progress and spoke with two women who said they came to retrieve property from the one woman's ex-boyfriend. An argument turned into pushing and the one woman said she saw the pushing and struck the man with an unknown object. First responders were called to the scene because he was injured. Nobody wanted to pursue charges. The two women left and the man was transported to Salem Community Hospital.

- Officers were called at 8:57 p.m. Monday to the 600 block of East Third Street for a report of a suspicious man and woman walking down the sidewalk carrying flowers. They were not found.

- Police were dispatched at 8:26 p.m. Monday to Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant, 2488 E. State St., for a parking complaint. An anonymous caller reported a Dodge truck blocking the handicapped parking spaces. An officer found the truck parked in a non-parking space near the handicapped parking spaces and contacted the manager who said he would find the patron and have the truck moved.

- David Gasior, 40, whose last known address was North Broadway Avenue, was charged with disorderly conduct after police were called at 8:02 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of West Fifth Street to remove someone. A woman said she and her boyfriend had an argument and she wanted him removed. He had walked to a neighbor's residence and was sitting on the porch. Officers located him and spoke with him and took him into custody after he failed to heed their several warnings about his drinking beer and using profanity. While being transported to the Columbiana County jail, he allegedly attempted to break the partition window out of the cruiser, forcing officers to place him in a hobble restraint so he could be transported, the report said.

- Police responded to the 1000 block of East State Street in reference to an alarm at a business at 7:30 p.m. Monday, finding the business secure.

- Police were called at 7:12 p.m. Monday to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., to speak with a person who requested to speak with an officer. Officers told the person the complaint was civil in nature and advised him of his options.

- A vehicle was reported obstructing traffic while parked in the road in the 900 block of East Third Street at 4:39 p.m. Monday, but was not found.

- A woman on Monroe Street came to the police station at 4:24 p.m. Monday to report she received a phone call from an unknown male asking her where her daughter was and claiming he was from a locator company in search of her daughter. An officer attempted to call the phone number provided, but a message could not be left. She was told if the calls continue to tell the person not to call back and to make another police report.

- Police responded to the 800 block of Adams Avenue for a report of a vehicle parked in an illegal manner at 4:09 p.m. Monday. An officer spoke with the driver, who worked for a landscape company, and the vehicle was moved.


- A woman who was out of town at the time, reported at 6:22 p.m. Monday there are people at her home on Sherman Street who were not supposed to be there. She said a friend checking on the house had contacted her.

- Linda Fike from the American Boarding House on North Market Street reported at 9:32 a.m. Monday a resident became upset after she told him about sleeping on the living room furniture and he began calling her names and making threats. The resident was charged with menacing, and was released into the custody of his mother.

- A East Lincoln Way woman reported Monday ordering uniforms online from an Alabama company and she has yet to receive them even though the $62 was withdrawn from her account. She has been unable to contact anyone at the company, either by phone or e-mails.



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