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December 25, 2013
Salem News


- Officers responded to a Franklin Street apartment at 8:24 a.m. Monday where a resident reported that someone had been in the downstairs apartment, possibly by breaking a window, and that no one should be in there. Officers could not find a broken window and did not hear or see anything in the secure apartment.

- A West 10th Street resident reported at 10:09 a.m. Monday that a group of neighborhood juveniles overnight had attempted to gain entry into his unattached garage, damaging the trailer wire plug and climbing on the trailer, leaving mud tracks all over it.

- Police responded to a domestic dispute report at an East Euclid Street home at 12:12 p.m. Monday in which a resident said another resident pushed her in the chest.

- Raymond R. Yeater, 20, 413 S. Lincoln Ave. B, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension and no seatbelt following a one-vehicle crash in the 400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 2:40 p.m. Monday in which he was eastbound and allegedly failed to maintain control, traveling off the south side of the roadway and striking a small cement building, causing significant damage to both the vehicle and building. Yeater was transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries to his head and shoulder.

- Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 500 block of East Fourth Street at 3:02 p.m. Monday in which Robert Kaiser reported he was parked in his drive area and was struck by a passing motorist who left the scene.

- Police responded to a Woodland Avenue home at 4:36 p.m. Monday for a report of a possible drug overdose and found a man who had reportedly taken too many prescription pills. Salem first responders arrived and found that the man was also suffering from additional medical issues and he was transported to the hospital for treatment.

- An officer responded to a domestic dispute on Edgewood Drive at 6:42 p.m. Monday and found a husband and wife who were going through a separation. The wife had already left and the husband said that prior to her departure she wouldn't let him leave. They both told officers that no violence occurred.

- Officers responded to a domestic dispute report in a North Ellsworth Avenue parking lot at 7:15 p.m. Monday in which two highly intoxicated individuals had been fighting. Witnesses said no violence had occurred.

- Officers responded to a North Lincoln Avenue apartment complex at 7:30 p.m. Monday where two female individuals, including a juvenile, reported a male stranger, apparently intoxicated, had wanted them to let him in the building and became upset when they refused. Officers searched the area, but could not find the man.

- An East State Street business reported a customer had attempted to leave the store with several items of clothing without paying, but returned them when stopped. The complainant did not wish to press charges, just make the department aware of the situation.

- Officers responded to a Walnut Street home at 9:35 p.m. Monday where the resident reported her daughter had pulled the plug on the television while she was watching it. The daughter said she was waiting for her boyfriend, then began a verbal altercation with the mother. They were advised to calm down for the night.

Officers returned a short time later for another reported verbal altercation. They were told to stop or face charges. The daughter left for the night

They said no violence occurred on either occasion.

- Ian M. Iagulli, 22, 1220 Southeast Boulevard Apt. 7, Salem, was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop for erratic driving at 2:13 a.m. Tuesday.

- A patrolling officer at 2:28 a.m. Tuesday observed a vehicle stopped in the intersection of North Lundy Avenue and East State Street and a man enter through the passenger window. The driver said it was a friend who couldn't get the door open.

- Officers responded to a breaking and entering report in the 800 block of East Third Street at 4:53 a.m. Tuesday in which the resident reported someone had attempted to enter the home. Officers followed fresh boot prints to a West Fifth Street home, but all of the occupants denied being in the area.

- A Penn Avenue resident reported at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday that a motorist in a large vehicle failed to negotiate a curve in front of her home, striking a tree in the curb lawn and knocking it over against the front of her house. She said she was able to get it down, and the street department responded to remove it from the property. No damage to the house was observed.



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