- A deputy was called to the Salem hospital at 4:38 a.m. Friday for a report of an assault. Brandi Cope and her live-in friend Jennifer McCarty said they had been assaulted by McCarty's boyfriend Preston Wright, who had been in an argument with McCarty while he was drinking heavily. McCarty said Wright pushed her to the ground and kicked her and Cope said when she attempted to get Wright off McCarty he began to swing at her and hit her in the face, and after that she struck him in the face in self-defense, possibly breaking his nose. Injuries were visible on both of the women and Wright, who had a damaged nose and bloody lip. The women refused to press charges.
- Trudy Holloway, state Route 517, reported at 3:50 a.m. Saturday she saw someone walking around in her yard when she came home. A deputy checked the area but found no one.
- Rory T. Warnock, 51, Geneva, and William Smith, 79, Niles, were eastbound on state Route 172 in Hanover Township at 4 p.m. Monday and Smith stopped for traffic and was struck by Warnock, who continued off the right side on his motorcycle. He was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center with serious injuries. No citations were issued.
- Douglas J. Haus, 35, Youngstown, and Steven L. Yoder, 56, Homeworth, were eastbound on Carey Road in Butler Township at 7:52 a.m. Tuesday and Haus came to a stop and was struck by Yoder. Yoder was cited for assured clear distance.
- Paul M. Welsh, 39, state Route 644, Salineville, was westbound on Route 39 in Washington Township at 12:30 p.m. Sunday and side-swiped Wendy J. Greathouse, 40, Water Street, Salineville, who was eastbound.
- Tawnya N. Groff, 27, Struthers, was stopped in traffic on Lisbon Street at the South Cross Street intersection when her vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by Megan L. Grey, 19, North Market Street, Lisbon. Grey was cited for assured clear distance.
- Police charged two boys with curfew violation and obstructing official business at 2:45 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on state Route 14. The boys were later released to their parents.
- Keith Owens reported at 12:59 p.m. Saturday that while driving down Pittsburgh Street a Jeep pulled into the gravel lot by the railroad tracks and started to "whip (doughnuts)," flinging a rock up and hitting his windshield. A license plate of the vehicle was provided to police.
- A man reported at 3:34 p.m. Saturday there was debris on state Route 7 near Royal Birkdale Drive. Police found a tarp with metal that someone had already moved to the side of the road.
- A man reported at 7:51 p.m. Saturday that while walking dogs on South Main Street some dogs living at 366 S. Main St. came out after them so he changed direction but the dogs were still at large. Police checked the area and did not see the dogs but advised their owner of the complaint.
- A man reported at 8:20 p.m. Saturday someone was open burning on East Park Avenue. Police found the fire was the appropriate size for cooking and entertainment and that water was being kept nearby if needed. The residents were warned of the complaint.
- Police charged a 13-year-old Alliance boy with theft and falsification after a patrolling officer at 5:18 p.m. Saturday saw him walking with other kids in the 100 block of East Pershing and determined he matched the description of a suspect in theft in the 400 block of South Ellsworth the prior day. The boy admitted to the theft, then allegedly lied about another youth being involved despite the contrary. During the investigation officers located another suspect in the 200 block of South Lundy who admitted to serving as a lookout. The 12-year-old Salem boy was charged with complicity to theft. Charges against others are pending further investigation.
- Officers responded to the 100 block of Highland Avenue at 6:53 p.m. Saturday for a report of a man who had become aggressive due to diabetic complications. The man was found outside banging his head against the sidewalk. He was restrained and transported by ambulance to SRMC.
- Officers responded to a large fight at a South Broadway bar at 10:21 p.m. Saturday. The fight had broken up prior to officers' arrival and the remaining people involved declined medical treatment or to pursue the matter. The bar's name was not provided.
- Officers responded to a North Ellsworth home at 10:34 p.m. Saturday where a woman reported her neighbor had made inappropriate statements toward her and her children. The neighbor claimed that the woman sprayed weed killer on her flowers. They were told to avoid contact with each other. No names were provided.
- Police responded to a Walnut Street apartment complex at 11:39 p.m. Saturday for a report of a man bleeding from the head. Officers found the man in the hallway, but refused to say how he received the injury. He was transported by ambulance to SRMC. His name was not provided.
- Jonathon T. Meissner, 180 Hawley Ave., Salem, was charged with OVI after a traffic stop on South Lincoln for a red light violation at 1:36 a.m. Sunday.
- Dylan W. Klass, 18, 1326 Jefferson Ave., Salem, was arrested for underage consumption after calling police to report that he was intoxicated and walking down East State 3:50 a.m. Sunday. Officers found him in the middle of the roadway.
- Police responded to the 2200 block of Tanglewood Drive at 9:35 a.m. Sunday where a woman reported someone had entered her unlocked vehicle and removed several personal items. Her name was not provided.
- Police responded to an East State business, which was not identified, at 11:11 a.m. Sunday where an elderly woman was reportedly wandering around the store and parking lot for the past hour, apparently confused. The woman was transported by ambulance to the Salem hospital for evaluation.
- A Stone Castle Trail resident reported at 1:59 p.m. Sunday that someone overnight had entered two of his vehicles and removed several items. His name was not provided.
Salem fire call
- Firefighters responded to a 1300 block East Pershing Street home at 10:12 p.m. Saturday after police reported a resident burning a tree stump and plywood. The resident, whose name was not provided, was warned about open burning laws and the fire was extinguished.
- Firefighters responded to the 500 block of Jennings Avenue at 3:53 a.m. Sunday after police reported a haze and smell of smoke in the area. Personnel discovered a small authorized campfire in the 400 block of Howard Avenue, but nothing else.