Police

Salem

— Officers responded to the 100 block of Ohio Avenue at 7:26 a.m. Sunday in reference to a suspicious male individual walking around the parking lot seemingly confused. Officers were unable to locate the person.

— An officer responded to a 900 block West State Street business at 10:42 a.m. Sunday where the owner reported three people had stolen a laundry cart worth $150 last week. The matter is under investigation.

— Officers responded to a 2900 block East State Street business at 11:05 a.m. Sunday where employees reported a male individual had stolen items from the store while claiming he had a firearm. The matter is under investigation.

— Officers responded to a 200 block Vine Avenue home at 3:30 p.m. Sunday where the resident reported someone in a suspicious vehicle pulled up next to her vehicle after sitting in the area for an extended period of time.

— Officers responded to a 1400 block East State Street home at 4:23 p.m. Sunday in reference to a domestic dispute. Both the male and female individuals involved gave different stories and neither wished to press charges. The male individual agreed to leave for the night.

— An officer responded to a 2400 block East State Street business at 4:26 p.m. Sunday where a woman reported finding the rear window broken out of her vehicle. She said she believed it might have been due to her dog being in the vehicle, but that the windows were cracked and the animal was in no danger. Charges are pending in the matter.

— An officer responded to a 300 block West Wilson Street home at 4:46 p.m. Sunday where a juvenile had broken a window. The complainant was advised how to press unruly charges against the juvenile.

— Officers responded to the 400 block of East Second Street at 5:46 p.m. Sunday to retrieve drug paraphernalia that had been found in the area. The contraband was disposed of at the police station.

— An officer responded to the 200 block of Jennings Avenue at 9:47 p.m. Sunday to retrieve drug paraphernalia that had been found on the ground. The contraband was disposed of at the police station.

— Officers responded to a 900 block South Lundy Avenue apartment at 10:50 p.m. Sunday where the tenants reported the landlord was causing problems while they were moving out. The landlord said he was only ensuring they did not remove any of his property. They agreed to be civil.

— Officers responded to the 1800 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 12:36 a.m. Monday in reference to a possible prowler. A resident reported the exterior motion light had triggered twice in several minutes. Officers were unable to find anyone.

— Officers responded to the 600 of East Eighth Street at 12:46 a.m. Sunday in reference to a possible prowler, but were unable to find anyone.

— Officers responded to a 1000 block East Third Street home at 7:31 a.m. Monday and stood by while parents spoke with an unruly juvenile.

— Officers responded to the 2800 block of East State Street in reference to someone in a white SUV attempting to sell television sets out the back of the vehicle. Officers were unable to find the vehicle.

— Jordan J. Shaughnessy, 23, Austintown, was cited for assured clear distance ahead following a two-vehicle crash on East State Street at Roosevelt Avenue at 12:09 p.m. Monday in which he was eastbound and failed to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle in front of him, striking the rear of the vehicle driven by Wanda M. Yerkey, 53, Shady Lane, Salem. No injuries were reported.

— Officers responded to the 200 block of North Cunningham Road at 12:54 p.m. Monday in reference to a suspicious substance. The substance was turned over to the drug task force.

— Officers responded to a 1900 block Maple Street home at 1:56 p.m. Monday where the resident reported a neighbor’s birdfeeders are luring animals into her yard, causing damage to her bushes.

— A Salem school bus driver flagged down an officer at the rear of the police station at 3:52 p.m. Monday to report a kindergarten student had been pushing and hitting other children. The officer stood by with the student while the other students got on other buses to continue their routes. No injuries were reported. The student’s principal responded to sit with the student until the mother could arrive.

Perry Township

— Police responded to the 100 block of Blossom Lane at 11:06 p.m. Sunday for a man on the ground who had fallen while walking to Salem from his residence and fallen. He had a possible broken arm and cut his nose. He was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

— Police responded to South Lincoln Avenue near the bypass at 3:20 p.m. Sunday for a possible domestic incident taking place inside a white minivan. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

— At 1:27 p.m. Sunday, police police spoke with a resident in the 1200 block of Elberon Avenue in reference to harassment from a neighbor about the complainant’s dog. Police advised the complainant to call if this continued.

— At 1:28 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the 1700 block of West 11th Street for a tree in the road and were able to clear it away.

— At 3:44 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 300 block of Springdale Avenue for a welfare check on a man whose friends said he may be having suicidal thoughts. Upon arrival, police spoke with the man who advised he was OK and he never had thoughts of suicide. He said he was speaking with friends on Facebook and stated he felt like a loner and they must have misunderstood him.

— Police responded to the 200 block of Plymouth Place at 11:33 a.m. for a reported dog bite while getting the mail when a neighbor’s dog from across the street bit them. The bite broke the complainant’s skin but they were not going to seek medical attention and the owner did provide paperwork showing the dog was up to date with shots. Police advised the dog owner the incident would be reported to the health department.

Goshen Police District

— Kenneth Wiesenburger, 37, Columbia Street, Alliance, was cited for failure to control following a one-vehicle crash in the 15000 block of U.S. Route 62 at 7:43 a.m. Nov. 27 in which he was eastbound and hit a patch of black ice, sliding across the center line and striking a mailbox and utility pole on the opposite side of the roadway. No injuries were reported.

Leetonia

— An officer responded to the Leetonia Methodist Church at 6:03 p.m. Saturday in reference to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot, but was unable to find any vehicle.

— An officer responded to a 300 block State Street home at 8:38 p.m. Saturday where the resident reported someone had attempted to enter through the back door but was unsuccessful. The resident said his son was home at the time and the suspect fled in a pickup with a loud exhaust.

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