Police

Salem

— A 13-year-old Salem boy was charged with domestic violence and taken to the Tobin detention center after police were called at 1:46 p.m. Wednesday to the 900 block of West Wilson. A woman said her son was being violent toward her and her daughter. Officers spoke with the boy who was irate and screaming. He was arrested for punching his sister in the back and spitting on his mother.

— Police responded at 6:51 p.m. Tuesday to the high school for a fight involving several people in a verbal altercation at a youth football practice. The people involved said an incident occurred a week ago that the administration had been made aware of and several parents were upset. A female advised her mother responded to the field due to being upset and arguments started to get more heated. The mother left to avoid further conflict. All parties said they would keep things civil and speak with the administration after practice.

— Allan Mackall, 19, of Sell Road, Lisbon, was cited for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on East Third Street at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday.

— Justin Perry, 39, of Youngstown Salem Road, was cited with assured clear distance ahead after he rear-ended a ehicle driven by Jhordan Murray, 27, of Stow, who slowed on North Lincoln Avenue to turn onto 11th Street at 9:56 a.m. Tuesday.

— A woman in the 400 block of Ohio Avenue reported at 12:58 p.m. Wednesday that she was unhappy with the way children were being treated several houses down. Police spoke with the juveniles’ mother and Children Services, whom the mother had called. No harm was observed to the children. Children Services was advised of the neighbor’s complaint.

— Officers responded to Reilly Stadium at 9:01 p.m. Tuesday for a report of an intoxicated male stumbling in the parking lot. Officers made contact with the male who had an odor of alcoholic beverage about him. He was given a ride home.

— A clerk at Smith Oil on East State Street reported at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday someone driving a gray pickup paid for $10 worth of gas but pumped $25 worth and left.

— Officers responded at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday to Centennial Park for a fight and a female down on the ground. No fight was observed but the female was having an asthma attack. She declined transport. She said there was an altercation between two males and she stepped between them. Another witness said there was a fight but some of the females involved had left.

— Accidental damage was reported to a residence at 10:04 a.m. Tuesday in the city where a commercial business truck was parked in a driveway beside the area where a house was allegedly struck accidentally. A woman said she and her sister were downstairs at 7 a.m. when they heard and felt the collision, saying the truck in the driveway hit the home. Officers saw what appeared to be fresh damage to the truck and the house. At least four workers were on the scene but appeared reluctant to speak with officers and none could provide a clear story of what happened. One said their truck did not do the damage, but was not there when the incident allegedly occurred.

— Police were called at 1:01 p.m. Wednesday to Rose Avenue for a report of a burglary. A report of the same thing had been filed Saturday. A woman at the residence said no one got in and nothing was taken.

— A license plate found in the 2700 block of East State Street at 11:39 a.m. Wednesday was placed in the police lost and found.

— A backpack found in the area of Maple was brought to the police station at 9:03 a.m. Wednesday. The backpack contained a cell phone and a charger.

— A male German Shepherd was reported at large in the 900 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 9:02 a.m. Wednesday, but was not found.

— Police responded at 12:08 a.m. Wednesday to the area of North Lincoln Avenue and East 10th Street for a report of a possible intoxicated driver. A traffic stop was initiated on Lincoln near East State Street and the driver was not found to be intoxicated.

— An alarm was reported at 11:53 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Penn Avenue. The business was secure.

— A written warning was issued to a driver during a traffic stop for traffic offenses at 11:46 p.m. Tuesday. K-9 Simon indicated to the odor of narcotics but nothing illegal was found during a search.

— A vehicle parked in Waterworth Memorial Park at 11:16 p.m. Tuesday after closing was unoccupied with no occupants found in the area.

— A search of a vehicle after a traffic stop at 10:21 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of West Third Street revealed no contraband.

— A dirt bike without lights was seen on the railroad tracks on Newgarden Avenue at 8:27 p.m. Tuesday. Police searched the area, but did not find it.

— An alarm drop was reported at 8:09 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of East State Street where police found an open door and checked the business, finding everything appeared normal. The keyholder responded and secured the door.

— A wallet found in the area of Third Street and Hawley was turned over to police at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday.

— An assault involving a juvenile was reported at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue, but the victim was not at the residence. A message was left for the parties involved to respond to the police station to make a complaint.

— A domestic was reported in a vehicle at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday on North Lincoln Avenue and East Second Street. A male and female in a gold SUV had been southbound on Lincoln and were found in an alley next to Huntington Bank. Each party claimed the other struck him or her but there were no visible injuries. The female wanted to pursue charges. Information will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue. The parties reported having a verbal altercation but nothing physical occurred. The female was leaving for the evening with her child. All parties were told if officers had to return, they could face disorderly conduct charges.

— A hit/skip was reported at 3:07 p.m. Tuesday in the 2100 block of East State Street where a male operating a silver Pontiac Grand Am with temporary tags struck a vehicle in the lot and fled when a bystander attempted to check the damage. Officers planned to check video surveillance in an attempt to identify the driver.

— A possible phone scam was reported at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday by a woman on Southeast Boulevard. An officer confirmed it was a scam.

— Police responded to the hospital parking lot at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday to speak with a vehicle owner about the hazards of leaving an animal in a motor vehicle on a hot day.

— An officer on patrol at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of West Ninth Street spoke with a resident who may have been a victim of identity theft. He felt someone had access to his personal information. He was told to check with his financial institutions and the credit reporting agencies to make sure his identity was not stolen.

— Police were called at 11:09 a.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of East Fourth Street for a verbal dispute between a male and female. Officers found the male cleaning the front porch and the female sitting in a chair on the porch. The report described the area as untidy with old food on plates on a table and a plate in the front yard with food still on it. The male said the female was agitating him and he was cleaning up her mess. There were no signs of anything physical taking place. Both were told to keep the peace. Officers planned to notify the health department about the unsanitary conditions.

— Police were called at 9:33 a.m. Tuesday to the area of Ellsworth Avenue and State Street for a building possibly hit by a vehicle. Officers arrived and noted that due to barriers in place, it would not be possible for a truck to strike a building in that area without major damage being done.

— A legal guardian in the 600 block of Franklin reported at 8:36 a.m. Tuesday that a juvenile did not want to go to school. Officers spoke to the juvenile who then agreed to go to school.

— An officer on patrol at 7:56 a.m. Tuesday saw someone lying on a picnic table in the pavilion at Centennial Park. Upon further checking, three people were sleeping in the pavilion. All were identified and officers left without incident.

Perry Township

— Police were dispatched at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday to the 1400 block of Benton Road for a complaint about a neighbor mowing on the caller’s property. The complainant was told there was no way for the police to decipher where the property lines begin and end without a surveyor being present.

— A noise complaint was reported at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Benton Road where a man was asked politely to turn down his music. The music was turned down.

— Police were contacted at 3:24 p.m. Tuesday about a possible spill on the road from a semi truck on state Route 45 at state Route 9. A small amount of unknown liquid was found, with the Ohio Department of Transportation contacted for cleanup.

— Police, fire department first responders and KLG Ambulance responded at 10:34 a.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of Canterbury Lane for a call of a female who had fallen down. KLG had already been there and had the woman sitting on a chair claiming not to be injured. She refused transport and was evaluated at the scene.

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