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POLICE REPORTS

October 29, 2013
Salem News

COLUMBIANA

- A 17-year-old boy was cited for tobacco possession following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 1 a.m. Sunday. He was also warned for failure to transfer registration and curfew and released to a parent at the scene.

- Police responded to a burglar alarm at Reichards Industries at 9 a.m. Sunday. There were no problems and the building was secure.

- A resident reported at 11:26 a.m. Sunday a bicycle near a dumpster on Back Bayshore was possibly stolen. The bicycle had not been reported stolen.

- A woman reported at 6:30 p.m. Sunday someone appeared to be laying on the railroad tracks near Envelope One. Police checked and found it was a piece of metal debris, not a person.

- A Kingwood Court woman reported at 9 p.m. Sunday a suspicious box truck was parked in a driveway on Kingwood Court. Police found the truck was picking up medical equipment that was no longer needed there, and the residents advised there were no problems.

- Police assisted the Leetonia Police Department with a domestic at a home on Park Avenue in Leetonia at midnight Saturday.

- Police assisted the Leetonia Police Department at 12:53 a.m. Saturday for a fight at the Corner Pocket.

- A West Southern Avenue man reported at 9:23 a.m. Saturday someone stole his MAC card and used it.

- A woman reported at 9:39 a.m. Saturday an elderly man was walking along South Avenue. Police checked the area but did not see the man.

- Charges were filed Saturday on Isaac Kaltenbach, Seth and Amy Anderson, and Joseph and Juli Kilgore of Columbiana for failure to pay balance due on city income tax.

- A Union Avenue man reported at 2:48 p.m. Saturday two boys with some type of gun were in the backyard of a Union Street home. Police found the kids were playing with BB guns and warned them it was against the law to shoot the guns in city limits.

- Someone reported at 6:25 p.m. Saturday there was a pit fire behind United Rentals and they were concerned the wind would cause it to get out of hand. Police went to the area and spoke with the residents who said they were using the small fire for cooking.

- An emergency room employee at St. Elizabeth Hospital reported at 9:37 p.m. Saturday a male patient who lived in the city had just been treated there for being the victim of domestic violence. No charges were filed.

SALEM

-Police responded to Salem Community Hospital at 7:05 a.m. Monday to meet with an injured man regarding an incident which occurred at his work. He advised he was in the employee parking lot at American Standard leaving work when another male fired an air-soft gun towards him, striking him in the eye. He was told his options.

- Police were called at 2:07 a.m. Monday for a noise complaint in the 700 block of East Third Street where a resident was hanging pictures and hammering nails into the wall. He said he would stop.

- A caller at 12:09 a.m. Monday reported an unwanted person at a residence in the 400 block of Aetna Street. Contact was made with both parties, a mother and son who had a verbal dispute over the mother's other son's children being in the home. The son became angry with the mother, went outside and kicked her driver side door, putting a dent in the door. The mother was told her options and the son voluntarily left.

- Police were called at 11:58 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a male having an unknown medical problem. Fire department first responders were already on the scene and EMT Ambulance arrived. The male was taken to Salem Community Hospital for evaluation.

- An officer responded at 11:44 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of East Pidgeon Road at the request of Sebring Police to check a residence for a juvenile reported missing or a runaway. The juvenile was not there.

- Suspicious activity was alleged in a vacant property on North Union Avenue at 11:21 p.m. Sunday, but police found the property secure with nobody there.

- Dogs at large were reported at 10:44 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Sharp Avenue where police found the dogs in front of a residence. Contact was made with the woman who lived there and she told police she did not want the dogs anymore. She was told to call the dog warden in the morning, but that she had to take the dogs in for the night or a face a citation.

- A caller at 10:41 p.m. Sunday reported persons knocking on the doors of a residence in the 600 block of Deming Street, but no one was found.

- Police responded to the 1700 block of East State Street at 9:41 p.m. Sunday to check the welfare of a city resident. She said she was fine.

- An officer on patrol at 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1700 block of East State Street saw a person riding a bicycle in a reckless manner, stopped the juvenile and advised him of the dangers of riding a bike in the middle of the street. He also gave him a warning for not having the required equipment for riding at night.

- A reckless driver was reported traveling east on State Street from Georgetown Road at 9:18 p.m. Sunday, but the vehicle was not found.

- Police were called at 6:46 p.m. Sunday for a fire behind a residence in the 900 block of East Third Street where the resident had some brush and a small amount of plywood. The resident was advised of the ordinance regarding cookout fires and the prohibition against burning brush and non-seasoned wood. He was told he could keep the fire going as long as no other prohibited items were used. About 30 minutes later, the fire department was called for a possible structure fire that turned out to be the same fire. The fire department said it was fine as long as the resident let it burn down in size.

- A complaint of possible juvenile abuse was reported at 6:37 p.m. Sunday by a man who wanted it documented that his juvenile son told him he was struck in the face by his mother's boyfriend while at her residence on Saturday. An officer saw a slight red mark on the boy. A report will be sent to Children Services.

- Jennie Carmelo, 86, of Walnut Street, was cited for failure to yield after pulling her vehicle from a private drive onto Continental Drive and colliding with a southbound vehicle driven by Marissa Schaefer, 20, of Continental Drive, at 7:59 p.m. Sunday. Schaefer was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman for possible injuries.

- A suspicious male was reported at 4:43 p.m. Sunday standing around on a sidewalk in the 1000 block of East Third Street across from a group of kids raking a yard. The man was found to reside in the 1100 block and said he was just waiting for someone who was supposed to be meeting him but had not arrived. He left several minutes later.

- A juvenile caller at 3:03 p.m. Sunday reported several people with a dog trying to kill ducks at the duck pond at Waterworth Memorial Park. Officers responded and saw a family with small children feeding the ducks. The only dog was secured in a vehicle. One of the people there said his dog was chasing squirrels, but not ducks. No problem was seen.

- Robert E. Burge, of 714 Newgarden Ave., was taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant after an officers spotted him going inside a residence on Mullins Street at 2:22 p.m. Sunday. An officer spoke to the homeowner and found Burge in the garage area.

- Police were called at 12:03 P.M. Sunday regarding threats made in the 800 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Both parties gave conflicting stories and no one wanted to pursue charges.

GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT

- Anthony W. Miller, 25, 28787 U.S. Route 62, Damascus, was cited for driving under suspension, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop for no license plate light on state Route 14 near the U.S. Route 62 bypass at 6:57 p.m. Friday.

LISBON

- Police responded to a home security alarm going off on Grandview Street at 4:20 p.m. Sunday, which had been accidentally activated by the family dog.

- Herb Chesney, South Market Street, reported Saturday he let his son's friend stay at his residence for what was supposed to be two weeks, which has now turned into two months. Chesney was told he could have the person, Chris Brown, evicted, and police spoke with Brown, who said he was puzzled why Chesney went to police because he already told Chesney he was moving out Nov. 1. Police checked with Brown's landlord, who said he could move in immediately if he wanted, and Brown said that is what he was going to do.

- Steve Fatherly reported while using the ATM at Home Savings on West Lincoln Way at 10:55 a.m. Saturday a tree fell on his vehicle while his wife and another passenger were in the vehicle. None of the parties were harmed. Damage was to the rear window and trunk lid.

- Cindy Wilson, Garfield Avenue, reported Thursday her 17-year-old son was threatened by Steve Davis, who denied doing any such thing, but Davis' passenger said the two did have words. The parties were told to have no more contact.

- Becky Kennedy, Maple Street, reported arriving home at 10 p.m. Friday and getting into a verbal dispute with her neighbor after slamming her vehicle door shut. Kennedy said Erin Lake started making comments about her disturbing the peace and the two began yelling at each other. Lake said Kennedy started it when she exited her vehicle and threw up her arms and said "What?" toward her, and Lake asked her what was her problem. Kennedy wanted to press charges, but the officer told her this did not qualify as harassment, and Kennedy expressed her disappointment, saying she was losing respect for Lisbon police. The parties were advised to stay away from each other, but Kennedy called later to say she wanted to anonymously file harassment charges but was told she could not do this.

 
 

 

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