Goshen Police District

— Jacob Carter, 21, Sixth Street, Beloit, was arrested at his home at 6:45 p.m. Monday on warrant for a fourth-degree felony count of receiving stolen property and cited for driving under suspension following an incident at 4:58 a.m. May 9 where another resident reported he had woken to find his vehicle missing. He said Carter and another male individual had been there when he went to bed, but were no longer there. Officers also found no signs of forced entry into the vehicle. The owner of the vehicle said he would not press charges if the vehicle were returned in a timely manner; however, the vehicle was not returned and a warrant was issued. An officer then observed Carter driving the vehicle in question in the area and a patrolling officer found the vehicle parked at the Beloit home at approximately 9:42 a.m. May 9.

Perry Township

— Joyce Johnson, 68, of Lisbon, was slowed in traffic waiting for construction workers at 3:40 p.m. Monday on South Lincoln at the bypass when her foot slipped off the brake pedal and her vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Gene Nicholson, 81, of Salem. Damage was minor. Johnson was cited for assured clear distance.

— Police were flagged down at Circle K South, on South Lincoln Avenue, at 12:58 a.m. Tuesday when the clerk who was working was going into labor/having pregnancy pains. Police called for an ambulance to transport the female to the hospital, which KLG did.

— Police responded to the 1100 block of West State Street on Monday for a report of a man who had not been seen since his release from the hospital. Officers attempted contact by knocking on the windows and doors of the home and later made entry, finding the man highly intoxicated laying in his bed. He voluntarily went with medical personnel to be evaluated.

— A caller at 6:18 p.m. Monday reported a male going door to door taking a survey for Ohio Edison and Columbia Gas in the 700 block of West Pine Lake Road. An officer identified him through the Arizona BMV. He was sent on his way.

— A Andrew Avenue woman reported Monday she gave up her bank account information. She was told to close that account and was given advice for the future regarding the situation.


— Dustin Dorff, 28, of Eastlake Road, Lisbon, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 6:31 p.m. Monday on South Ellsworth and Snyder Road.

— A woman reported at 12:32 p.m. Monday that while traveling from North Dakota to Ohio, the front license plate was lost from the front of her vehicle. She had obtained the necessary paperwork from her home state to receive replacement plates but was required to have the form completed at a local police agency. An officer completed the police portion and advised her to keep the paperwork available until the replacement plates arrive.

— Police responded early Tuesday to Laurel Court Apartments for a dispute. A woman said her intoxicated boyfriend started an argument with her son and made vague threats toward him. He left the apartment but was walking around the complex. She and her son did not wish to pursue charges but did not want the boyfriend to return. He was told by police not to go back.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 11:48 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Franklin. Police learned the male passenger lived nearby and his girlfriend was dropping him off at home.

— An East Fourth Street woman reported Monday a neighbor threw water on her.

— An officer at 11:20 p.m. Monday heard a high-pitched buzzing noise that resembled an alarm behind Goodwill off of Pershing. The officer found the noise coming from an electronic monitor on an old treadmill. The battery was removed.

— Police were called at 7:57 p.m. Monday to the 100 block of West State Street for a suspicious person a caller described as a female acting strange. Officers made contact with the female outside in a van and learned she had recently been placed on a different medication by her doctor, which was causing her to feel weird. Fire department first responders and KLG responded and she was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A set of keys found on Pearce Circle was turned over to police and placed in the lost and found at 4:16 p.m. Monday.

— Police responding to a report about solicitors on Third Street at 3:34 p.m. Monday found one in the 1100 block and a second one in the 300 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Neither one had solicitor permits and were told how to obtain one.

— An officer was requested to assist with traffic control in the area of Jennings and Second at 2:06 p.m. Monday, but was told the company has its own personnel for that and traffic was flowing smoothly.

— Police stood by as the housing department had an abandoned black Chevy SUV with expired temporary tags towed from a property in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue at 1:45 p.m. Monday.

— Police were asked at 12:19 p.m. Monday to check the well-being of a juvenile in the 800 block of East Sixth Street. Police made contact with the parent and spoke with the juvenile who was fine. The residence was observed to be clean and orderly. No problems were seen.

— A persistent car horn was reported in the 2400 block of Lexington. The caller was unsure if it was an alarm or possibly a person in need of help. Officers checked the parking lot of the nearby complex where the sound originated but no problem was found.


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