Perry Township

— Police were called at 2:40 a.m. Thursday to the 1100 block of Prospect Street to speak to a man who said his fiancee is being harassed by two males who said they were going to put inappropriate pictures of her on the Internet. He and his fiancee said nobody knew where the two males were living at this time but they believed they were under the influence of alchol. While police were there, the man got a call from the two males via social media. Police spoke with them and told them to stop contacting the man and his fiancee and for both parties to block each other.

— Brooke Heath, 23, of Memorial Road, Kensington, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after her southbound vehicle failed to stop and ran into the back of a southbound vehicle driven by Rose Ann Hack, 62, of state Route 9, Salem, who was stopped for a red light on state Route 9 at state Route 45 at 7:28 p.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported.

— Police were asked at 7:38 a.m. Wednesday to check on a vehicle in the 1900 block of South Lincoln Avenue with a male passenger who appeared to be sleeping. The vehicle left before police arrived.


— Loud persons were reported at 12:05 a.m. Thursday in the 200 block of West Wilson Street. They were told to turn the music down and be mindful of how loud they are being due to the time of night. Police were called back to the residence at 12:47 a.m. for the same complaint from the same caller. The people were told to keep their voices down and turn down the music. They said they would calm down and go to bed.

— Police conducted a traffic stop at 11:58 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Southeast Boulevard and Jefferson on a vehicle that left a known drug location on Cherry Street and had a registered owner with an active warrant and expired license plates. Police made contact with the driver, who was not the registered owner, and gave permission for a search. During the search, police had to leave for an emergency call. Police were later called back to the area for a report that the driver backed the vehicle down the street and then got out searching for an item he had reportedly thrown out before the traffic stop. The vehicle was not found.

— Police went to the 500 block of Franklin at 11:52 p.m. Wednesday to assist the fire department with a medical call. A female was taken by EMT to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— Police, along with first responders and KLG, responded at 11:36 p.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of Jennings Avenue for a call from Life Alert of a resident contemplating harming herself. The woman was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center by KLG for evaluation.

— A possible impaired driver was reported at Circle K East, 1125 E. State St., at 10:25 p.m. Wednesday. The driver was put through field sobriety tests and found to be suspended but showed no signs of impairment. The man was given permission to leave his vehicle at the business and called a cab.

— A well-being check was requested in the 100 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 10:01 p.m. Wednesday for a male who appeared to be sleeping inside his vehicle and had been in the parking lot for an extended period of time. The male told police he was resting but would be on his way soon. He had a suspended license and was told he needed to have a valid driver drive the vehicle.

— Police responded at 6:39 p.m. Wednesday to the 800 block of East Third Street for a juvenile complaint. A woman said the juvenile would not listen to her while the father was gone. An officer spoke to the juvenile who was not happy with his home life at the moment. No threats or harm took place.

— An alarm was reported at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of South Broadway Avenue. The exterior was secure.

— In a followup to a report about several juveniles who had run away from a home on East State Street the previous night, police responded to the Salem Public Library at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday to look for them after a caller said they were seen there. An officer checked the building but was told they had already left. They were not found.

— A domestic was reported at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue where both parties said they were messing around on the stairs, but were not having an altercation. They were told to keep the noise down.

— Police were called to the area of Walmart at 4:03 p.m. Wednesday for an obstructed roadway and found a storm grate had minor damage in the parking lot. Walmart was notified.

— Police responded at 3:33 p.m. Wednesday to the Walmart parking lot for a reported fight. Officers found a physical altercation over a road rage incident led to a male being struck by a vehicle. The suspect vehicle had already left. Medical personnel were requested and transported the male to Salem Regional Medical Center. An investigation is pending.

— Police responded at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday to the 1900 block of East State Street to assist hospital personnal with getting a female inside the facility. The female in question appeared to be hallucinating and went into the building without incident.

— Officers were called at 1:24 p.m. Wednesday to the 300 block of Ohio Avenue to check on two missing juveniles.They were not located.

— Police were called at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue to check an alarm at a business. Upon arrival, the front door was unlocked. It appeared someone may be at the business, with several lights on and the television. Officers checked the interior and found no one.

— A woman in the 200 block of Vine Avenue called at 8:39 a.m. Wednesday to report she had bugs in her apartment and did not know who to call regarding the issue. Police told her to contact an exterminator and her landlord.

Fire Calls


— Firefighters were called at 2:59 p.m. Wednesday to the 1300 block of Carole Drive for a car smoking. Upon arrival, fire was showing in the engine compartment and the fire was extinguished and the battery disconnected. The driver of the vehicle said it was smoking while she was driving and it had been parked 20 minutes when flames were present. She said the head gasket had been leaking and smoking was a normal occurrence. According to a police report, the resident was attempting to extinguish the fire with a garden hose.


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