- John Ream III, 34, whose last known address was the 900 block of West Wilson Street, formerly of Louisiana, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence and a turn signal violation after a traffic stop at 3:22 a.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of East State Street. Police also discovered an outstanding warrant out of New Philadelphia for Ream for failure to appear on OVI and failure to control charges.
- Police checked a residence in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 1:54 a.m. Saturday for an alarm, but found the exterior secure.
- Penny Collins, 41, of West Pidgeon Road, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence and speeding after a traffic stop at 1:51 a.m. Saturday in the area of South Madison Avenue and East State Street.
- Dishelle Carchide, 20, of Salem Alliance Road, was cited for underage consumption after a traffic stop at 1:43 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Newgarden Avenue. She was a passenger in the vehicle. After being processed, she was released to a sober ride.
- Police checked out a security alarm at 1 a.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of East State Street, but found the business secure.
- A woman in the 1200 block of East Pershing Street reported at 11:04 p.m. Friday that her ex-boyfriend continually calls and leaves threatening messages towards her and her boyfriend. She doesn't want anymore contact from him. An officer spoke to the ex-boyfriend when he called the woman while the officer was there, telling him to stop all contact.
- A woman in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue called at 10:08 p.m. Friday to report receiving several text messages and phone calls from an unknown person. She said it's not a normal number and appears to be from an Internet site or chat room. She received two calls from a female using vulgar language. She was told to contact her service provider.
- A man in the 1100 block of Ninth Street reported at 8:28 p.m. Friday that his daughter and son-in-law live with him and he wanted them to leave. He was told they would have to be evicted. He explained that he's a convicted felon and isn't allowed to have a weapon in the home. His son-in-law has a shotgun in his room and won't remove it from the house. An officer spoke to the prosecutor on call and was told to take the weapon to the police department for safekeeping.
- A person at Family Video called police at 7:55 p.m. Friday to respond to the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a suspicious person asking people for money. The man was found in the 900 block of East State Street. Officers were familiar with him, told him about the complaint and told him to go home.
- An anonymous caller at 7:41 p.m. Friday reported a man walking up and down the road screaming in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers couldn't locate the person.
- Police were called at 5:39 p.m. Friday to Salem Circle of Care, 1985 E. Pershing St., where a person said he was receiving unwanted attention from a person known to him. He was told his options.
- Police were called to Walmart, 2875 E. State St., at 5:22 p.m. Friday for a theft report. A loss prevention officer said a female was seen concealing items in her purse and then attempting to leave the store. When the loss prevention officer attempted to stop her, she ran away and left in a blue Chrysler. A man who had been with the female was in another area of the store and questioned. He told the loss prevention officer he did not really know the female and did not know she was going to steal. No stolen property was found on him and he was told not to return. The vehicle could not be found.
- Teresa Reckner, 49, of Georgetown Road, was cited for failure to yield after she attempted a left-hand turn into Circle K while her vehicle was eastbound in the 700 block of West State Street, striking a westbound vehicle driven by Benjamin Mills, 25, Tallmadge, in the left side at 5:08 p.m. Friday. No injuries were reported.
- Jansen Paumier, who owns a lot at 2790 E. State St., called police at 4:18 p.m. Friday to report the person who rented the lot abandoned some vehicles there. He was told he could have the vehicles towed since he owns the lot, but he wanted the vehicles checked to make sure they weren't stolen and wanted the report documented. An officer checked and none of the vehicles had been reported stolen.
- A caller at 4:10 p.m. Friday reported seeing an unknown person trying to gain entry into an unoccupied residence in the 900 block of South Union Avenue. An officer located the owner of the residence who said it was him trying to get inside.
- A woman on Hawley Avenue reported suspicious activity at 2:54 p.m. Friday, but nothing unusual was found.
- A woman in the 800 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 2:11 p.m. Friday that her boyfriend found the handle on the back door of the residence damaged, along with the door frame. She said it didn't appear that entry was made.
- A parking complaint was reported at 1:45 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of West Second Street where two car hauler trucks were parked on the north side of the road. Officers found that traffic could get through using caution. The road was not blocked. The drivers said they were moving as fast as possible.
- Donald Weyand, of East Liverpool, reported at 12:56 p.m. Friday that a known person possibly damaged his 1989 Ford Bronco while it was parked in the 200 block of West Wilson Street over the past week. He found five different BB/pellet holes on the windshield and wanted it documented.
SALEM TOWNSHIP REPORT
- The township constable received several complaints about dirt bikes and 4-wheelers racing up and down Butcher Road and Lisbon-Canfield Road at 5:52 p.m. Friday. The constable arrived and saw a man riding a dirt bike up Lisbon Road and turn onto Butcher Road and into a driveway. Thomas G. Clark, 34, of Lisbon Road, Salem, was cited for failure to register a motor vehicle and driving under suspension. He was told about the numerous complaints and that some of the other riders had already been warned.
- A parked vehicle was reported at 2:15 p.m. Friday to pose a traffic concern on East Park. The vehicle was considered OK and was to be moved later in the day.
- A grass fire was reported at 4:29 p.m. Friday on state Route 7 by the farm market. Police, fire and medical personnel were unable to locate any fire in that area.
- Karl E. Gruhlkey II, 29, Boardman, was cited at 11:38 p.m. Friday for failure to reinstate his license after a traffic stop on North Main.