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February 15, 2014
Salem News


- Police responded to an East State Street business at 1:25 p.m. Thursday where the owner reported someone parked on the sidewalk and another motorist attempting to do the same. The driver of the first vehicle said due to the snow she didn't know she couldn't park there, although the vehicle was clearly parked on the cement sidewalk apron.

- Police responded to a domestic dispute report in the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 1:59 p.m. Thursday and found a young couple in a verbal dispute regarding personal matters. The woman said it was only verbal, but the man claimed she had struck him. No signs of violence were visible on either person. They were told to separate until calm.

- A Youngstown man reported at 3:05 p.m. Thursday that he had been assaulted by a man he knows while at a Dodge Drive location. Officers found no signs of injury, but advised the man how to proceed if he wished to press charges.

- Police responded to a report of road rage in the 1100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 4:15 p.m. Thursday.

- Officers responded to the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 4:21 p.m. Thursday where a walker had discovered a bag of syringes.

- Police responded to the 900 block of Fair Avenue at 4:55 p.m. Thursday where a woman reported someone had stolen her purse from her vehicle while it was parked at a family member's home.

- An officer responded to an East Third Street home at 6:33 p.m. Thursday where a resident reported someone he knew had been attempting to gain entry into a neighbor's garage and fled when yelled at. The officer was unable to find the person.

- Officers responded to a North Ellsworth Avenue bar at 7:15 p.m. Thursday where a man claimed to have been pushed by another man in the bar. Employees said he had not been pushed, but had been asked to leave and refused. He was told he was no longer welcome.

- An officer responded to a verbal dispute in the 1200 block of East State Street at 8:07 p.m. Thursday and found it to be a verbal dispute between a mother and daughter.

- Police responded to a domestic dispute report at a Hollyhock Way home at 8:16 p.m. Thursday and found a verbal dispute between two people. The intoxicated woman agreed to leave for the evening. Police returned at 9:30 p.m. for a domestic and the woman left in a cab.

- An East Fifth Street resident reported at midnight Friday that he had not seen nor heard from his wife since 2 to 3 p.m. that day. The wife was found and her whereabouts referred to the husband.

- Police responded to a report of a loud person at a Jennings Avenue apartment at 12:21 a.m. Friday and could hear a man yelling profanities. He was warned to keep his voice down.

- A patrolling officer at 4:31 a.m. Friday observed a vehicle in a driveway in the 900 block of West Pershing Street with the headlights on and engine running for an extended period of time. The officer found a woman slumped over in the driver's seat. She was found to be okay and went inside the residence.


- Police were called to the Pathways group home on Maple Street at 3 p.m. Feb. 6 in regard to a resident possibly using drugs. No one answered, so someone with a key was summoned. The keyholder arrived and police found a resident inside who was intoxicated.

- Chance A.M. Tullis, 17, state Route 45, Lisbon, was sitting at a stop sign on East Washington Street when his vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle, which fled the scene. The accident occurred at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.


- Ihla R. Vargo, Old North Street, reported her smoke detector was going off at 2 p.m. Thursday. The fire department was called to check the detector.

- A motorist in a blue pickup truck drove off from the Duke & Duchess without paying for $22 in gas at 3:04 p.m. Thursday.

- A resident reported her 15-year-old daughter just ran away from the Circle K at 4:53 p.m. Thursday.

-A caller reported someone was riding a motorized scooter on North Main Street without its lights on and accompanied by a golden retriever. This was at 6:20 p.m. Thursday, and police were unable to locate the scooter.

- A caller asked police at 10:28 p.m. Thursday to check on the welfare of a person who lives on Fairfield School Road because she was receiving "odd" text messages from the person. Police checked with the person, who said he was fine.

- John W. Bartholomew, 81, state Route 517, Lisbon was driving through the PNC Bank lot at 10 a.m. Thursday when he ran over the underlift of a tow truck belonging to Geary's Towing and driven by Robert E. Biddle, 63. There was no observable damage to the underlift, while Bartholomew's car sustained minor damage to the front bumper and under carriage.



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