Police

Salem

— Tiffany Stiles, 34, of Aetna Street, was cited for two headlights required after a traffic stop on West State Street near Georgetown Road at 4:11 a.m. Wednesday for a vehicle with one headlight. K-9 Argo gave a positive indication to an odor of narcotics and possible narcotics were recovered during a probable cause search of the vehicle. They will be sent to a lab for testing. A male passenger in the vehicle was advised there could be possible charges pending once lab results are obtained.

— A neighbor dispute was alleged at 9:05 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Washington Avenue where a man reported his neighbor said he was going to whoop his butt. He said it was over borrowed DVDs and money. Officers spoke to the neighbor and he advised the same. Both were told to stay away from each other.

— Police responded at 8:47 p.m. Tuesday to Speedway, 175 W. State St., for suspicious activity. Officers located the male in question at the pumps filling up his pickup. Signs of impairment were noticed, but the male refused any testing to prove he was not impaired. Officers had Sinsley’s tow the truck and the male arranged for a sober driver to pick him up.

— During a traffic stop at 3:17 p.m. Tuesday in the city, K-9 Argo indicated to a narcotics odor. A probable cause search yielded an item that will be sent for testing, with charges pending the lab results. The driver was given a verbal warning for the driving offense.

— Police were dispatched to Rose and East Fifth Street at 2:32 p.m. Tuesday for a dirt bike on the street. Officers located two males and a dirt bike in a driveway on East Fourth Street and told them not to ride on the street. They said they were done and would no longer ride on the road.

— Personnel from the guidance office at the high school advised of a situation between two students at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday. After the school resource officer looked into the situation, they were told their options. Children Services was contacted.

— A man on Cherry Street reported at 1:33 p.m. Tuesday that he received a call from a person claiming to be from the U.S. Treasury Department who told him he won $14,589. He was advised he would have to go to a local store to buy an HHS green card for $300 to claim his prize. He said he gave them his bank account information but stopped any further action because he thought it was a scam. He was advised the incident is a scam and he should speak to his bank about providing his account number. He said he did not lose any money.

— Kimberly Jackson, 54, of Benton Road, was charged with obstructing official business and driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 11:41 a.m. Tuesday. The driver, identified as Jackson, was found to have given a family member’s identity to try to avoid a citation for driving under suspension. She was taken into custody for obstruction, cited for the suspension and taken to jail.

— Police were called at 8:14 a.m. Tuesday to the Home Savings, 650 E. State St., to check the well-being of a person in the drive-thru lane. The driver appeared to be asleep inside the vehicle. Officers made contact with the person and learned the driver had just finished a long work shift and fell asleep. After talking with the person for several minutes, officers determined that due to the person’s state of fatigue, they did not appear in any condition to drive home. The person was able to contact someone to respond to drive the vehicle home. Officers stood by until the other person arrived.

— Police were called at 3:55 a.m. Tuesday to the 200 block of Continental Drive for a person to be removed. A man who had recently been discharged earlier in the day was back at the facility because he had no where to go. Police learned he had been transferred to another facility in Leetonia but he left there and came back to Salem because he was unhappy with the living conditions. The man agreed to go back to the facility in Leetonia and was given a ride to the station to await a taxi.

— An officer at 1:33 a.m. Tuesday noticed the gate to the city’s private property at the corner of Salem Parkway and George Wallace Parkway was unlocked. The property was checked for anyone trespassing, cleared and the gate was secured.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported in the Walmart parking lot on East State Street at 6:15 p.m. Monday. Officers spoke with a male in the vehicle, then went inside the store to try to locate others who had been in the vehicle, but were unable to find them. Security personnel believed the two that had re-entered the store had stolen items and loaded them into the vehicle and then came back into the store. Officers reviewed video footage, however, did not see any offenses occur. Security was told to review the footage further and provide police with a copy.

— Two males were soliciting on Orchard at 4:05 p.m. Monday. Officers found them and neither male had a permit from the city. They were told how to get one.

— A debit card recovered in the 1600 block of South Lincoln Avenue at 2:54 p.m. Monday was placed in the police lost and found.

— A man reported at 11:49 a.m. Monday that his 16-foot red metal flatbed trailer was stolen from the 1400 block of Franklin Avenue sometime after 1 a.m. Monday. The trailer had been locked with a chain which must have been removed.

— A resident in the 1200 block of East Pershing reported Monday that someone broke the rear wiper of his vehicle and the roof antenna cover was missing.

— Police responded at 11:16 a.m. Monday to Walmar about a vehicle parked in a handicapped spot without a placard. Officers were able to locate the vehicle owner who forgot to put the placard in the window.

— Police were dispatched at 9:27 a.m. Monday to the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue to check the well-being of an elderly female. She had not been heard from since Friday. Officers checked inside the apartment and no one was found.

— A caller from the 1200 block of East Pershing Street at 6:30 a.m. Monday requested a person be removed. Officers met with a male on the front porch who was upset because he did not get his disability check and was yelling at his mother. He was advised to calm down and the parties were separated. The woman who called said her son was upset about not getting his disability check which she has no control over. He was also calling them names and making threats. He entered the residence and apologized to her and the other occupants advising he just received the money in his account. She said her son could stay as long as he caused no more issues.

Perry Township

— A caller at 12:55 p.m. Monday reported a noise complaint in the 300 block of Plymouth Place. Police found a vehicle running in a driveway with a loud exhaust. The owner was advised of the complaint.

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