- Police responded to a domestic dispute on Pritchard Avenue at 7:57 p.m. Sunday after Richard Miller came to the police station and showed the officers a text message from Paige Harris saying she had been struck in the back by Mark Brown. There were no signs Harris had been struck, nor did anyone witness the assault.
- Kim Tullis, Maple Street, at 9:25 p.m. Friday reported a juvenile had walked there because that is her father's house and this occurred after the girl had gotten into an argument with her mother at another address. The father said it was fine if she stayed there, if the mother agreed, which she did.
- Roneta Seroka, Graham Street, reported Friday her home was broken into through a rear window and a flat screen TV was stolen.
- A female caller reported there was a dog running loose in the area of West Chestnut and North Beaver at 9:49 a.m. Friday. Police came across the owner, who also out looking for his pet, but the dog was not located at that time.
- A representative from CBN, a Christian television prayer line, reported at 5:30 a.m. receiving a call from a Lisbon resident who was threatening to kill an unidentified person. Police went to the resident's home on West Chestnut Street, and she denied threatening to kill anyone and denied calling anyone about it. An officer asked if he could check her cell phone, but she refused. The person then went on a rant about how the people who told police such things about her are vile snakes and going to hell. While on the rant, she also talked about being mad at someone for throwing a lamp at her but denied wanting to kill that person.
- Theresa Howard, West Maple Street, reported at 12:05 a.m. Thursday Kris Elias and Charles Butcher had been fighting, but Butcher left before police arrived and Elias declined to press charges. Police also determined there was a protection order that barred Butcher from having any contact with Howard until April 2018.
- Police checked a residence in the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue where an unsecured door was reported at 7:08 a.m. Monday. Police secured the door.
- Police responded to the 1000 block of East State Street for an alarm at 4:38 a.m. Monday, checking all outer perimeter doors and windows. The building appeared secure.
- A man came to the police station at 12:56 a.m. Monday requesting to speak to an officer. It was determined he was suffering from a medical issue and voluntarily was transported to a hospital for treatment.
- A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:31 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of East Sixth Street where residents said a large empty U-Haul with a male driver pulled alongside a building at the rear of a residence believed to be vacant. Police did not find the truck.
- A caller at 9:14 p.m. Sunday reported possible shots fired in the 2300 block of Oak Street. Officers were unable to find any noise or suspicious activity in the area.
- An audible alarm was reported at 5:55 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of Sharp Avenue. The residence was found secure.
- Police responded to the 500 block of East State Street for a report of a syringe on the sidewalk at 5:55 p.m. Sunday. The syringe was found on the north side of the road next to the sidewalk, recovered and disposed of properly. Police were also contacted at 4:33 p.m. for a syringe on the sidewalk in the 500 block of South Broadway Avenue, recovering the syringe and disposing of it properly.
- An officer on patrol at 5:41 p.m. Sunday saw a vehicle parked in a pull-off along George Wallace Parkway just north of Pennsylvania Avenue. The vehicle was occupied and the driver had slumped over toward the passenger seat. The officer made contact and learned all was okay. The person was on break from a nearby employer and eating her lunch.
- Christie L. Schnader, 32, whose last known address was listed as West Lincoln Way, Lisbon, was charged with theft, a first-degree misdemeanor, after police were called to Walmart on East State Street at 5:35 p.m. Sunday for an alleged case of shoplifting. A loss prevention officer reported seeing a female conceal a hair trimming/clipper set in her purse then attempt to leave the store without paying. She allegedly admitted to stealing the item when speaking with police.
- A parking complaint regarding a shared alley that runs between two residences was reported at 5:19 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of West Fifth Street. An officer arrived and saw the alley blocked by a vehicle with out-of-state plates, learning from the complainant that the vehicle arrived the night before. The officer found the owner and explained to her the alley is shared and the neighbors were denied access to their garage. The vehicle was moved and the property owner said the alley would not be blocked in the future.
- The traffic signal at East State Street and Union Avenue was reported not working properly at 12:39 p.m. Sunday, but was cycling correctly when an officer checked.
- A man on North Madison Avenue reported at 10:58 a.m. Sunday that two people were behind his neighbor's house attempting to break in the back door. He approached and asked what they were doing and he recognized the female to be the homeowner's granddaughter. She and a male left on foot walking toward East State Street. Police checked the area, but didn't find them. The rear screen door was damaged.
- A woman on East Fifth Street reported at 10:46 a.m. Sunday that she and her fiance were having problems and she no longer wanted him living there. She was told officers could not make him move out without an eviction.
- Police responded to a report at 9:38 a.m. Sunday of a kidnapping or abduction in progress, with dispatch advising a man was trying to force a female into a blue van on Continental Drive near Lexington Avenue. No blue van was seen, but an officer found a white van at Courtyard with workers having problems with an adult patient/resident. They had just gotten her back inside before police arrived. All was okay.
- Kyle Pierson, 21, whose last known address was Ninth Street, was charged with a protection order violation after police were called at 9:12 a.m. Sunday to the 1100 block of East Ninth Street by Pierson's father, who has a protection order against him. He told police his son was inside the residence. He was found in the basement and the protection order was confirmed to still be valid.
- A resident in the 1100 block of Prospect Street at Salem Acres reported at 8:06 p.m. Sunday that a side door was damaged within the past few days. The damage appeared to be from an attempted forced entry. Nothing appeared to be missing.
- An officer on patrol at 6:44 p.m. Sunday noticed an open door on a vacant business on North Ellsworth Avenue. While investigating, the officer made contact with people inside who said they were the new tenants getting the office ready to occupy. They were given a courtesy card to phone in emergency information and keyholder information for the new business.
- A vehicle driven by Christopher Duncan, 24, of Goshen Road, sustained heavy damage to the front driver's side fender after hitting a deer on U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 at 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
- Loud music was reported at 1:17 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Benton Road. The resident agreed to turn it down.
- An officer on patrol in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue saw a man enter a residence where the female had a protection order against him. Police made contact with the female and she said the protection order was dropped and showed court documents showing the dismissal of the order.
GOSHEN POLICE DISTRICT
- Brandyn Scott Twenty, 18, 11916 South Ave., North Lima, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 11000 block of Washingtonville in which he was southbound and allegedly failed to maintain control, striking a mailbox. No injuries were reported.
- Police responded to a motel in the 15000 block of U.S. Route 62 at 11:45 a.m. March 16 where a tenant reported someone had ransacked his room while he was at work.
- Police investigated a theft report at the Dollar General in Beloit at 4:30 p.m. March 16.
- Police investigated a theft report at the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 2:21 p.m. March 17.
- An officer responded to the Sharon Lynn Girls Home at 7:14 p.m. March 17 where a resident reportedly wanted to harm herself. The Damascus EMS also responded.
- A Salem-Unity Road resident reported at 8:20 a.m. Saturday that her brother was abusing his wife. An investigation determined that no such abuse occurred.
- Police investigated a theft in the 13000 block of Calla Road at 10:58 a.m. March 22.
- An officer investigated a menacing report in the 300 block of Columbia Street at 2:46 p.m. March 14.
- An officer investigated a report of an intoxicated woman passed out at the Corner Pocket at 7:51 p.m. March 14.
- An officer took a statement from a male juvenile at 12:36 p.m. March 15 regarding threats made against him by another juvenile at the school campus.
- An officer assisted in the removal of an unwanted person in the 100 block of State Street at 12:29 p.m. Saturday.
- An officer investigated a reported breaking and entering in the 400 block of Cherry Fork Road at 1 p.m. Saturday.
- An officer investigated possible animal abuse in the 200 block of Main Street at 1:22 p.m. Saturday.