- Police responded at 12:36 a.m. Wednesday to East Pershing Street near South Union Avenue for a report of three males walking through back yards into Centennial Park. They were not found.
- Police were called to a business in the 2300 block of East State Street at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday at the request of employees closing up for the night. Several vehicles and people were loitering in the parking lot and they couldn't close up until the vehicles left. Officers made contact with the people, who promptly left.
- An officer on patrol at 9:44 p.m. Tuesday was flagged down by a concerned citizen who advised of a suspicious man in the 900 block of East State Street who was dancing around holding a lighter. He was located and told the officer he came from Missouri and was walking to Washington, D.C. No warrants were found for him and he continued on his way.
- A caller at 9:29 p.m. Tuesday reported a blinking light in the area of Roosevelt Avenue that appeared to be a possible distress signal. An officer found a blinking flag decoration flashing in a repeating pattern. The residents were fine.
- Loud music was reported in the 500 block of East State Street at 9:25 p.m. Tuesday. An officer noted the music was loud inside the apartment building, but could not be heard outside the building. The resident agreed to turn it down.
- A suspicious vehicle was reported at 9:01 p.m. Tuesday in the gravel parking lot on Merle Road near Southeast School, but was gone when police arrived.
- Police stood by in the 400 block of Sharp Avenue at 8:17 p.m. Tuesday for a person to gather personal belongings. Police presence was necessary due to the person being prohibited from contacting the resident due to a temporary restraining order. The resident initially denied access, but then called police to say the person could gather her stuff.
- Police were dispatched at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday to East State Street and North Lincoln Avenue for a reckless vehicle report involving a female in a red Cadillac. The car wasn't found.
- An open door was reported in the 400 block of Roosevelt Avenue at 6:38 p.m. Tuesday. The storm door to the residence appeared damaged from high winds. There was no indication of tampering with the door or frame. Officers checked the interior and nothing appeared disturbed. The door was secured before officers left.
- An officer was dispatched at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday to Burger King, 1761 E. State St., for a report of drug paraphernalia. A used syringe and metal spoon were found on the floor of the ladies restroom behind the trash can. The officer collected the items.
- An anonymous caller at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday reported a red truck speeding along Cleveland Street several times in recent weeks with a male driver coming from a residence on the north side of the street. An officer located a truck fitting the description parked unoccupied.
- A clerk at Smith Oil in the 900 block of East State Street reported a man in a newer model silver truck pumped $45 worth of gas and left without paying.
- Police were called at 4:19 p.m. Tuesday to the parking lot of the Salem News, 161 N. Lincoln Ave., to retrieve a syringe found in the lot. An officer retrieved the item.
- A caller at 4:08 p.m. Tuesday reported a go-cart being operated in the street in the 1000 block of Hawley Avenue. An officer located a juvenile operating a gas-powered go-cart who drove across the street from an alley to the sidewalk just as the officer arrived. The juvenile was told he can't operate the go-cart in the street. The officer also spoke to his father who reportedly was reluctant to acknowledge any wrongdoing, the report said. According to the report, he didn't feel that he or his children shouldn't be allowed to operate or turn around ATVs or go-carts on the street. The officer explained the laws and ordinances prohibiting such activity and the potential hazard to children from a motor vehicle. The father was told a citation or confiscation of the off-road vehicle could result if the problem persists.
- A spokesman from Rite Aid, 2229 E. State St., reported at 4:03 p.m. Tuesday that a female attempted to phone in a fraudulent prescription. The information will be forwarded to the Columbiana County Drug Task Force.
- A man came to the police station at 3:47 p.m. Tuesday to speak with an officer about welding gloves he bought after hours where he works. The person who sold them to him said the gloves were stolen, then said he was joking. He was told to hold onto the gloves to see if they're reported stolen.
- Police responded at 1:34 p.m. Tuesday to the 700 block of West Wilson Street for a report of livestock at large. Officers talked to a man who said the chickens were caught and put away and belonged to his wife and son. The city ordinance regarding livestock was explained and he said he would get rid of them.
- No citations were issued after a two-vehicle accident at 9:38 p.m. Tuesday on East Pidgeon Road at South Lincoln Avenue where an eastbound vehicle driven by Brian S. Wright, 42, of Pembrooke Drive, Salem, stopped at the red light at South Lincoln Avenue and started to back up to avoid a wide-turning semi, striking a vehicle driven by Kristine Urmson, 41, of Sprucevale Road, Rogers, causing minor damage to the front bumper. No injuries were reported.
- Perry Township Police, along with Salem Police, assisted the Alliance Police Task Force at 4:40 p.m. Monday in serving a warrant in the 1500 block of East 11th Street. Cody A. Wilson, 23, of 15831 W. South Range Road, Salem, was taken into custody while attempting to flee from the rear of the residence. He was transported back to Stark County by the Alliance Police Task Force.
- Police responded at 3:08 p.m. Monday to the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a reported domestic dispute with weapons involved. Police spoke with both parties who advised physical violence occurred, but neither wanted to pursue charges. They were told to go their separate ways for the evening.
- Rodger L. Haney, 34, whose last known address was Laura Avenue, East Liverpool, was taken into custody as a fugitive for justice with an active warrant out of Somerset, Pennsylvania for larceny after a traffic stop at 10:06 a.m. Monday on Cunningham Road at Butcher Road. He was a passenger in the stopped vehicle. Haney was taken to the Columbiana County jail to await extradition to Pennsylvania.
- Sheila A. Brown, 57, Sue Drive, Lisbon, was cited for failure to yield after striking a vehicle driven by Jerry R. Porter of Leetsdale, Pa., at the intersection of North Market and East Pine at 10 a.m. Friday.
- The Highway Patrol reported at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday a five-gallon bucket was in the middle of the road near the Heck Road and state Route 7 intersection. Police found a few diesel fuel cans in the southwest corner of the road leaking and they were then set upright.
- Imagine That Daycare reported at 7:57 a.m. Tuesday a man dressed in black was in the parking lot asking for money. Police checked the lot but the man was gone.
- Linda VanDyke, Camelot Drive, reported at 10 a.m. Tuesday a sick raccoon was lying on the sidewalk near her home.
- A man reported at 12:59 p.m. Tuesday a person in a gray vehicle was driving back and forth on Firestone Avenue.
- Jason Gilpin, North Pearl Street, reported at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday he was having a child custody issue.
- Alex Scharrenberger requested at 6:26 p.m. Tuesday police accompany him to retrieve his personal belongings from a Beechwood Drive home. The residents were not home and police told him to return later.
- A North Elm Street woman reported at 6:52 p.m. Tuesday a man in blue-gray sweats was on her back porch and walking around in back yards. Police found the man on Firestone Avenue and he said he was looking for his dog. The dog was located later and taken home.
- Ashley A. Turney, 17, Boardman, was stopped at the traffic signal at the state Route 7 and state Route 14 intersection at 7:44 p.m. Tuesday and was struck from behind by James F. McCooey, West Pine Lake Road, Columbiana. He was cited for assured clear distance.
- Police warned a Union Street man for loud music at 10:36 p.m. Tuesday.