- Police responded to a report at 10:54 a.m. Thursday of an animal whining in the area of Newgarden Avenue. Officers found it was a dog inside a residence on Arch Street where no one was home. A warning tag was left for the owner.
- Joshua Monday, 33, of 536 Walnut St., was taken into custody at his residence on warrants for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at 10:02 a.m. Thursday related to an incident that occurred Monday. Salem Police, the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshal's office made the arrest during a warrants roundup. After being placed under arrest, Monday removed his wallet and his phone from his pockets and when asked if he had anything else on him, he said "just my bag of weed" and removed a baggie of marijuana from his pants pocket. He was charged with a minor misdemeanor for possession of marijuana. Police had also gone to a Kennedy Drive residence looking for someone, but the person was not there. At 10:04 a.m. Thursday, Ashley Vanderhoff, 25, of 624 Cherry St., was taken into custody at her residence for a warrant for failure to appear.
- A man in the 200 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 4:38 a.m. Thursday that another male who rents a room with him came home intoxicated and began punching holes in the walls of the apartment.
- An officer on patrol at 3:48 a.m. Thursday attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on East State Street near Southeast Boulevard, but the vehicle went to the hospital emergency room before stopping. The driver's passenger was experiencing a medical problem. The officer summoned emergency personnel and obtained the driver's information before leaving.
-A domestic was reported at 3:33 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Franklin by a woman who said her live-in boyfriend wouldn't leave her alone. He was laying on the couch and said he just wanted to go to bed. They were told to stay away from each other.
- While in the 1100 block of East State Street on another call at 1:29 a.m. Thursday, police were approached by a man who had a grocery bag of pill bottles in his possession, all belonging to him, and said he just signed himself out of Salem Regional Medical Center after he said they wouldn't do anything for him. He had been transported by ambulance and lives in Leetonia. He said one of his prescriptions was stolen a couple days ago. He was told to report the stolen medicine to Leetonia Police since that's where he resides. He said he had no way home and was given a ride to a meeting point on state Route 344 where Leetonia Police picked him up and took him home to Elm Street.
- A man in the 1100 block of East State Street reported at 12:57 a.m. Thursday that he got into an argument with a friend over drug use and it turned physical. He had visible injuries, with some occurring a few days before. An officer spoke to the other party who had a conflicting story. Information will be sent to the prosecutor for review. The same man had called police at 12:08 a.m. regarding a civil matter related to getting belongings back. Earlier at 10:53 p.m. Wednesday he had questions about property and was told his options.
- Fireworks were reported at 10:11 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of East Pershing Street. A man admitted to setting off a firework and was given a verbal warning.
- A woman reported at 7:58 p.m. Wednesday that someone was texting her and making threats. An officer read the texts and advised her they were slander, not threats. She was told it's a civil issue.
- A caller on south Ellsworth Avenue reported at 7:37 p.m. Wednesday that a toddler was playing in a front yard unattended by an adult. The caller didn't give an exact location, with Perry Township Police notified also. The area was searched and no children were found near the road.
- A resident in the 200 block of South Howard Avenue reported at 7:32 p.m. Wednesday that a juvenile was not listening and was being disrespectful. The person was advised the action for admitting into the juvenile center.
- An unsecured vehicle was noted in the 100 block of East Second Street at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday. The business owner was notified and the vehicle secured.
- An officer on patrol in the 800 block of Spring Street at 5:50 p.m. Wednesday saw two males with open containers of alcohol walking in the street. They allegedly attempted to hide the cans when the officer made contact. Kevin Blackburn, 29, of 6471 state Route 9, Hanoverton, and Timothy Smith, 25, of 581 Pidgeon Road, Salem, were both sited for minor misdemeanors for open container in a public place.
- Police responded to the parking lot of Sparkle Market on South Lundy Avenue for a juvenile who became separated from his brother at 5:23 p.m. Wednesday. The brother arrived a minute later and the mother retrieved both boys. The family resides less than a block away and the boys were supposed to be visiting someone at a nearby residence.
- A man in the 900 block of Liberty Street reported at 5:21 p.m. Wednesday that he saw a male juvenile take a package off of a neighbor's porch. The officer followed up with the juvenile and learned the package had already been returned.
-A suspicious person was reported in the 600 block of Woodland Avenue at 4:49 p.m. Wednesday. A man was found sleeping in the cab of a tree service truck. When he was asked to step out of the vehicle, he blacked out and officers caught him before he fell and injured himself. Fire department first responders and an ambulance responded. He was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.
- A dispute was reported at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of East Pershing Street. Two adults were looking for their child and talking loudly. They found the child and left.
- Soliciting was reported at 2:51 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of West 12th Street. The person did not have a permit and was given a warning and told to get a permit. They refused to buy the permit and are not permitted to solicit in the city.
- A man in the 1200 block of East Pershing Street reported at 12:39 p.m. Wednesday that he was upset about being accused of theft. He said the SSI money is his and his mother kicked him out and told him not to come back. An officer called her and told her she would have to do a legal eviction.
- In the 100 block of West Fourth Street, a man reported at 11:26 a.m. Wednesday that another male living in the residence called him and told him not to come home or he will be hurt.
- Police responded to the 3900 block of Boardman Street at 11 a.m. Wednesday in reference to neighbor dispute regarding a dog on a neighbor's property. The complainant advised that a man who visits his neighbor's property became verbal with him after his dog had gone on his property and had picked up a piece of wood, shook it at him and threatened him with it if he stepped on his property. The complainant said it began a few days ago when a female neighbor accused his wife of hitting her vehicle with a piece of metal thrown from a lawn mower which was denied by them. That issue needed to be resolved through small claims court as it was a civil matter. Both sides were advised their dogs should be on leashes to keep them from going on the other's property.
- Police were dispatched to Taylor Avenue at 9:59 p.m. June 27 in reference to a loud boom. The complainant said it had shaken her entire house. Police were unable to locate a source.
- Police arrested Ryan W. Bevington, 1740 market St., Youngstown, after it was learned he had an active warrant through Columbiana County. He was transported to the fairgrounds in Lisbon and turned over to a deputy sheriff for transport to the county jail.
- At 2:32 p.m. June 19, an officer took a complaint in reference to possible property damage in the 400 block of Pearl Street.
- At 10:24 a.m. June 20, a resident in the 300 block of Columbia Street reported that his garage was broken into.
- Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 100 block of Main Street at 10:22 p.m. June 25.
- At 3:03 p.m. June 21, police responded to the 300 block of Walnut Street for an elderly man on the floor.
- Police responded to the 90 block of High Street at 11:04 p.m. June 29 for a report of a suspicious person next door.
- At 10:38 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 90 block of Elm Street where a person needed to be transported to the hospital.
- Marchello D. Stokes, 28, of Youngstown, was charged with drug possession and driving under suspension following a traffic stop on West Park Avenue at 2:54 p.m. Wednesday. The incident began when police saw Stokes getting gas at the Marathon station and ran his license plates, which showed he had three license suspensions for failure to pay child support. After Stokes left the gas station, police pulled him over, which is when they saw a baggie containing a considerable amount of white powder in the vehicle door side compartment and in the console. The drug dog was called from the county sheriff's office, as was an agent from the county Drug Task Force, and the K9 hit on the center console and the back seat. A search was conducted and also turned up seven morphine pills in the console, as well as a rock of suspected crack cocaine in a baggie with a small straw. Stokes reportedly told police the white powder was a laxative and that the pills were his to take with him to so he could detox at a girl's home in Steubenville.
- Police received a call about a female with her underwear hanging out waving her arms on Union Street at 11:51 a.m. Wednesday. An officer arrived to find a woman sitting on her steps, but nothing was wrong. A call was received at 8:50 p.m. the same day in regard to a female at Firestone Park who was acting strangely and drinking from the pond. Police arrived and discovered it was the same person and had her move along.