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POLICE REPORTS

December 15, 2013
Salem News

SALEM REPORTS

- A hit/skip was reported at 11:39 a.m. Saturday on Home Circle. A Chevy Silverado owned by Jason Sutton of Home Circle was legally parked on the street when it was struck on the left side by another vehicle which failed to stop and left the scene.

- Police responded to the 100 block of South Broadway at 9:57 a.m. Saturday for a report of two people involved in an argument. Nobody could be found.

- An open door was reported at 6:10 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue, but nobody answered when police announced themselves several times. Officers checked the home after observing signs of possible forced entry. No one was found inside. Officers secured the door as well as could be.

- A woman in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue reported at 5:04 a.m. Saturday that she wanted an intoxicated female removed from the home. The female had visible lacerations to her face and said she was assaulted by the woman's son and that was why they wanted her to leave. She willingly left and was told her options. She was offered medical attention but refused.

- At 3:05 a.m. Saturday, an officer spoke with two people regarding an incident that occurred the night before. They completed voluntary statements and charges will be sent to the prosecutor's office for review.

- An officer responded to the area of Spring Street and Arch Street in reference to several people walking in the area at 3:05 a.m. Saturday. They were located by Perry Township officers in the township's jurisdiction, identified and released.

- Police responded to the 400 block of Newgarden Avenue for a reported fight in progress at 2:31 a.m. Saturday and found that an argument occurred earlier at a local bar and one party followed the other party in their vehicles until they stopped at the railroad crossing on Newgarden Avenue. A person got out of one of the vehicles and grabbed the keys out of the other vehicle's ignition and fled. There were no spare keys, with the vehicle towed out of the road. The victim was told his options. Charges may be pending.

- Loud persons were reported at 1:40 a.m. Saturday in the 1700 block of East State Street. Two residents were found inside an apartment having a dispute. No physical violence occurred. They were told to keep quiet.

- A woman in the 700 block of West State Street reported at 12:59 a.m. Saturday that she didn't want her boyfriend's two friends on the property. An officer spoke to the boyfriend, who's the homeowner, and he said he wanted the keys to the garage so they could go inside. The woman was told they did not have to leave since they were invited by the homeowner. She gave the keys to her boyfriend. The same woman had reported on Friday that someone known to her entered the residence and took her laptop computer without her permission. An officer contacted the person, who denied the allegation. The matter was sent to the prosecutor for review of possible charges.

- A woman at Essex on Continental Drive reported at 8:57 p.m. Friday that a man entered the building and began to play a guitar, then left. He was found at Essex I and was told about the complaint and identified. He was told if he wanted to enter and visit with people, he needed to contact personnel first and get their approval.

- A bank savings book was turned in at the police station at 8 p.m. Friday, with the owner contacted and coming to retrieve it.

- A woman reported at 5:56 p.m. Friday that she was at her parents' house on Eighth Street when she saw her ex-boyfriend sitting in his vehicle in front of the house. He does not live in the area and she felt she was being followed. He left after a verbal confrontation. She said he's also contacting other people she knows and talking about her in a harassing manner. She was told her options.

- Police responded to a residence in the 700 block of West Wilson Street at 5:13 p.m. Friday to assist Children Services with the emergency removal of children from the residence.

- Bud Schory, of North Lincoln Avenue, reported at 5:08 p.m. Friday that an unknown person removed a dryer from the basement of a residence in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue and also attempted to take the washer which was left in the middle of the basement. Nothing else appeared to be missing.

- Police were called at 5:04 p.m. Friday to the 300 block of West 10th Street for an animal complaint and saw a dog barking on the caller's property. The woman said the dog belongs down the road and is constantly running the neighborhood. An officer made contact with a female juvenile who said her mother owns the dog. She was told to secure the animal.

- A caller at 3:43 p.m. Friday reported two dogs laying in a driveway in the 900 block of Fair Avenue, possibly injured. No dogs were found.

- Brandon Toothman, 23, of 310 Vine Ave., Apt. 1, was charged with obstructing official business and domestic violence after police responded to his apartment for a report of a domestic in progress at 3:07 p.m. Friday. According to the report, he opened the door for police and told them there had been a problem with his girlfriend. A female could be heard sobbing and when the officer attempted to enter the apartment to check on her, the man blocked his entrance and told him he was not allowed inside. The officer repeated that he was going to check on the girlfriend and again was blocked by Toothman, prompting the obstruction charge. It was determined that Toothman allegedly head-butted his live-in girlfriend and she had redness and swelling to her forehead, resulting in the domestic violence charge.

- Lisa Delp, 46, of 33038 Charlton Drive, Lisbon, was charged with theft after police were called at 1:54 p.m. Friday to respond to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., for an alleged shoplifter.

- Clint Myers, 30, of 329 Newgarden Ave., was cited for a stopping for a stopped school bus violation after Salem school personnel called at 10:55 a.m. Friday to report a vehicle passed a school bus that had active red lights flashing for loading and unloading children.

 
 

 

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