Police

Salem

— Officers responded to the 600 block of Prospect Street at 11:28 a.m. Monday in reference to two suspicious persons near a vacant home but were unable to find them.

— A resident reported on station at 11:48 a.m. Monday that an ex-boyfriend had followed her home from work and would not leave the property when told to do so.

— An East 11th Street resident reported at 4:33 p.m. Monday that the mother of his children had failed to show up for court appointed meeting times with their children several times in the past week.

— An officer responded to an 800 West Perry Street home at 5:19 p.m. Monday where the resident reported a family member being inappropriate with her children and she was worried about the person having contact with them. The matter was forwarded to children services and the department’s detective bureau.

— An officer responded to the 300 block of West Wilson Street at 7:57 p.m. Monday in reference to two juveniles throwing rocks into the roadway. The officer spoke with the juveniles who denied throwing rocks and there were no rocks observed in the roadway.

— An officer responded to a 100 block West Eighth Street home at 9:05 p.m. Monday where the resident reported a neighbor was using power tools while the resident was trying to sleep. The neighbor agreed to stop for the night.

— Officers responded to a 500 block North Ellsworth Avenue home at 11 p.m. Monday where a resident was unsure about life. The resident was transported to the Salem hospital for evaluation.

— Officers responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 1:07 a.m. Tuesday where a woman reported seeing one of the two fugitives from the Columbiana County Jail. The woman also said she saw the fugitive two hours prior with a female individual in a dark colored four-door car. Officers were unable to find the vehicle.

— Officers responded to the 300 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 3:02 a.m. Tuesday after Perry Township officers reported seeing a male individual walking south in a hospital gown. Officers knew the man who said that he had just been released from the hospital and had been given the gown due to the poor condition of his clothes. He was advised to return home for the night.

— Officers responded to the 500 block of East Pershing Street at 3:25 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a suspicious male individual attempting to get into a business. They were unable to find the person.

— Officers responded to the 500 block of East Pershing Street at 4:47 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a male individual who kept trying to get into the hotel. Officers spoke with the man who said he was just talking to other people, although there were no other people in the area. The man seemed slightly confused and was voluntarily transported to the hospital for evaluation.

Perry Township

— A 1200 block Depot Road resident reported at 3:46 p.m. Monday problems with his neighbor. An officer left a message for the neighbor to contact the police department.

— Police responded to the area of state Route 45 at 1:05 a.m. Monday in reference to two vehicles traveling south and swerving all over the road. Police were able to find the vehicles, but observed no violations.

— Police observed a suspicious person in a hospital gown in the 300 block of South Ellsworth Avenue at 3:04 a.m. Tuesday and stood by while Salem officers spoke with the man, who said he had recently been discharged from the hospital and had been given the gown to wear due to the condition of his clothing. Police sent the man on his way.

— Police responded to the area of Georgetown and Cider Mill roads at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday to assist the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office search for a person walking with a towel over his head. Police were unable to find the person.

— Police responded to the area of Depot Road and Marion Street at 11:06 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a male individual mowing his lawn and blowing clippings out on the road. Police spoke with the man and advised him of the complaint.

Fire Calls

Salem

— The fire department responded to a 900 block Jones Drive home at 6:26 a.m. Tuesday where a basement wall had collapsed. The area was taped off and the utilities shut off. The residents were advised to avoid the home until the wall could be fixed.

— The fire department responded to the 400 block of Ash Avenue at 8:07 a.m. Tuesday in reference to a car fire and found that the fire had already been extinguished. Firefighters checked for hot spots and found none.

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