County Sheriff

–Deputies were called to a domestic dispute at 45816 Madison Drive, Madison Township, at 4:08 p.m. Thursday, but Sondra E. Baker, 43, declined to press charges.

–Marci L. Sipe, 40, Crestview Road, Unity Township, reported Thursday her ex-husband Brian Sipe continues to call and send text messages after she asked him to stop.

–Deputies were called to the Jeffers residence on Waterford Road, Unity Township, at 7:09 a.m. Thursday in regard to a family member hallucinating and threatening to harm his father and himself. An ambulance was called to transport the person to a local hospital.


— Police were called at 3:25 p.m. Thursday to the Family Dollar on Main Street for a report of a 6-year-old boy from Main Street in the store without a parent and not wearing a coat. Upon arrival, police spoke with the store manager, who told police that the boy went into the store by himself with no money and grabbed some toys. The manager said the boy told her his mother didn’t know that he left the house and that she was playing on her phone. The mother soon arrived to pick up her child, and police informed her that a report will be filed with children’s services regarding this incident.


— Police responded to the 900 block of East State Street at 7 a.m. Thursday for a drive off.

— Police responded to the 1200 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 7:53 a.m. Thursday for a two-vehicle accident where the vehicle operated by Ronald Gorcheff, 865 Franklin Ave., was southbound and slowed to stop for a school bus that was in the northbound lane. The vehicle operated by Kelly S. Hutton, 11900 Salem-Warren Road, was behind him and slid on ice, striking Gorcheff’s vehicle. Gorcheff said his neck hurt but refused medical attention. Hutton was cited for assured clear distance.

— At 8:43 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the 400 block of East Sixth Street for an unruly youth who didn’t want to go to school. An officer spoke to the juvenile who agreed to go.

— At 10:29 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the 900 block of East State Street where a man shoplifted a can of beer and ran out the door.

— At 4:19 p.m. Thursday, police responded to North Lincoln Avenue and F.E. Cope Drive for a hit-skip crash. The juvenile motorist advised that while waiting to make a left turn from North Lincoln Avenue to F.E. Cope Drive a vehicle backed out of a drive and struck the left-front fog light on her vehicle.

— At 11:13 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1400 block of Quaker Court for an open burning complaint. Firefighters extinguished the fire, and the owner was advised of the ordinance prohibiting open burning and given a warning.

— At 12:15 a.m. Friday, police responded to the 1000 block of Cleveland Street where possible gun shots were heard. The complainant wanted the area checked and police were unable to locate a source.

Perry Township

— Police responded to Snyder Road at 11:18 a.m. Wednesday for a semi that was stuck in the middle of the road.

— At 6:04 p.m. Thursday, Salem police advised they were notified of a blue Jeep hauling a trailer in the area of Georgetown Road and state Route 45 that would turn on their bright LED lights when vehicles approached. The caller advised the Jeep turned from Georgetown Road and headed north on state Route 45. Police were unable to locate the vehicle in question.

— At 6:34 a.m. Friday, police responded to U.S. 62, four-lane westbound, where a westbound motorist advised of striking a deer. Police took photos and issued a report number for the insurance company.


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