Perry Township

— Jennifer Rodden, 26, of Salem, was cited for driving under suspension after police on patrol at 7:57 p.m. Saturday noticed a property damage accident in the Fresh Mark parking lot on South Lincoln Avenue. Rodden said she wasn’t injured, but during the investigation, police noticed she was acting suspicious and notified KLG ambulance to come to the scene. She was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for further evaluation. The vehicle was towed away.

— Police responded at 7:49 p.m. Monday to the 1900 block of South Lincoln to a residence at Highland Creek for a man choking. Officers assisted KLG until township fire department first responders arrived.

— Craig Wilson, 45, of West Middletown Road, North Lima, was cited for driving under suspension and failure to display valid sticker after a traffic stop at 6:37 p.m. Monday on state Route 45 near Goshen Road. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

— A wounded dog was reported at 8:23 a.m. Saturday on Springdale Street. The owner was located and the dog was returned home.

— A loose dog was reported at 4:59 p.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of Garfield Avenue. The homeowner contacted Salem’s humane agent to come and take the dog until an owner can be found.

— An officer on patrol at 8:06 p.m. Sunday located an unidentifiable object on the bridge on East Pine Lake Road off of Egypt Road and while attempting to identify it, glass was broken. A report was made for illegal dumping.

— A woman on Allen Road reported Sunday someone she knew was messaging her inappropriate messages via social media. She was told to block the person.

— A woman in the 1100 block of West Perry Street reported at 9:05 p.m. Saturday that a previous landlord was saying things about her online. She was told it’s a civil matter.

— Police were called for a missing child at 4:26 p.m. Saturday on Elberon Avenue. A woman reported a small child walking in the road. Police found the parent and returned the child home.


— Jason J. Walker, 36, of 631 E. Ninth St., was taken into custody at a business in the 100 block of West State Street at 7:36 p.m. Tuesday on an active warrant for domestic violence through the county sheriff’s office. He was turned over to a deputy.

–Police responded at 7:28 p.m. Tuesday to the area of West School Street and East Sixth Street for a report of an attempted abduction. A man said that 30 minutes before calling police, his juvenile neighbor was standing outside and a male on a bicycle grabbed the female. She scratched him and he rode off. Officers got a description of the male but were not able to locate him. The man who talked to police was told to call immediately if the male returns.

— A woman reported at 7:26 p.m. Tuesday that an adult male and two juvenile males on bicycles surrounded her vehicle while she was at the ATM at Consumers National Bank and asked her for money. Police located the two juveniles on West Pershing Street and they denied asking for money.

— A man from Texas called police at 7:02 p.m. Tuesday to report someone from a business in Salem was using his identity. The incident is under investigation.

— Sebastian Crean, 21, of Granite Avenue, was cited for a turn signal violation and driving under suspension after a traffic stop on East State Street and North Ellsworth Avenue at 6:43 p.m. Tuesday.

— Donald McGuire, 83, of Franklin Avenue, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his westbound vehicle on East State Street struck the rear of a westbound vehicle driven by Wayne Fieldhouse, 71, of Beloit, which then struck the rear of a westbound vehicle driven by Robert Gruszecki, 78, of Salem, at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday. Both Fieldhouse and Gruszecki were stopped for traffic. A passenger in the Fieldhouse vehicle, Sandra Fieldhouse, 69, was taken to SRMC after complaining of neck pain.

— An officer Wednesday observed recent graffiti beneath the West State Street overpass.

— A female in the 800 block of East Third Street reported at 10:31 p.m. Tuesday that she and several other people got into a verbal altercation and the other people left. Two of the three people involved were found and said the altercation was only verbal. They weren’t returning to the home.

— A driver was given a warning for illegal turn but told that other charges could be coming after a traffic stop at 10:27 p.m. Tuesday on East Pershing Street and South Lincoln Avenue. K-9 Argo responded and provided a positive indication for a narcotics odor. A search revealed a metal vape pipe containing a suspected narcotic substance which was seized, along with a prescription pill bottle with an unknown liquid inside. The items will be sent to the crime lab for testing and charges could result.

— A resident in the 100 block of West Pershing Street reported at 9:13 p.m. Tuesday that two juveniles were knocking on his door and windows and then running away. Officers spoke to juveniles next door and told them to stop.

— Police responded at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday to the 1400 block of East State Street for a report of a runaway/missing juvenile. The juvenile left without permission and was found at Centennial Park.

— Smith Oil on East State reported Tuesday the driver of an older tan four-door Buick left without paying for $40 worth of gasoline.

— Police were called at 6:09 p.m. Tuesday to Centennial Park for a report of juveniles climbing in the rafters of a pavilion on the north side of the park. Officers spoke to several juveniles, including one who said he was doing pullups in the rafters but not climbing them. He was told to stop.

— Illegal dumping was reported at 4:26 p.m. Tuesday by a male in the 1000 block of Cleveland Street who said a person was dumping his trash into the trash receptacle at the Salem Car Wash and he wanted it stopped. Officers spoke to the person’s parents and told them to tell him to stop.