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Police

Perry Township

— A reckless driver was reported at 5:43 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Michigan Boulevard, with the vehicle moving erratically, but police didn’t find any after checking the area from Benton Road to U.S. Route 62.

— A man in the 1000 block of Beechwood Road reported at 9:17 p.m. Tuesday that there had been a death in the family and other family members were posting harassing messages on social media. He didn’t have contact information for the female suspected of commenting on the family’s posts.

— A 16-year-old Salem boy was cited for failure to yield after his southbound vehicle on the U.S. Route 62/state Route 45 bypass approaching Goshen Road turned left and struck a northbound vehicle driven by Kaitlynn Wilson-Keener, 27, of North Jackson, at 4:09 p.m. Tuesday. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and had to be towed from the scene by Sinsley’s Towing. No injuries were reported.

— A woman on Stewart Road reported at 4:53 a.m. Tuesday that unknown people were standing outside her window. Police found no one in the area. She was told to call back if she hears anything further.

— Police were called to Prospect Street to check on a fire behind a house at 7:07 p.m. Monday, only locating a fire pit with smoke from ashes. The burn was legal.

— Police responded at 1:44 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of Springdale Street for a neighbor problem. A woman said her neighbor is looking in her windows while she’s inside and that he stands on the fence line to look into the windows. The neighbor was contacted and told police he wasn’t doing it on purpose. He said he watches the neighbor’s dog when it’s in the back yard. He was told to stop looking into the neighbor’s windows.

Salem

— Tyler James McCaslin, 31, of 811 W. Perry St., was charged with possessing drug abuse instruments and taken to the Columbiana County jail after police were called at 2:07 a.m. Wednesday to investigate a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, where the vehicle pulled into a private parking area and turned off the headlights. Officers located the vehicle and identified all passengers. The driver gave permission for a search and a hypodermic needle was recovered from under the floor board. The driver admitted to possessing the needle and was taken into custody.

— Angela Sturgeon, 33, of 820 E. Fifth St., was taken into custody at her residence at 12:56 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant out of Columbiana County for obstruction. She was turned over to a deputy.

— Police were called at 11:47 p.m. Tuesday to the 1200 block of East Pershing Street for a well-being check after a caller reported a female from an earlier call seemed distraught while driving her vehicle to an unknown destination. Police located the female in a grocery store parking lot and she confirmed she had zero thoughts of harming herself and was in a good state of mind. Police had been called to the residence at 10:59 p.m. for a verbal dispute. A woman said she didn’t want the other female at her house for the rest of the night and she was sent on her way.

— A caller at 8:14 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of East Fifth Street reported a threatening phone call. She wanted both parties told to cease contact with her. Police were trying to contact the other parties.

— Police along with fire department first responders and EMT ambulance were called at 8:06 p.m. Tuesday to the 900 block of South Lundy Avenue for a medical issue involving a juvenile, who was then taken by EMT to Akron Children’s Hospital in Boardman. The incident was under investigation. A detective on Wednesday said the child was treated and released Wednesday morning, with no abuse suspected or determined by medical personnel.

— Police responded at 7:46 p.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of Columbia Street at 7:39 p.m. Tuesday for a landlord/tenant matter.

— Police were called at 7:39 p.m. Tuesday to a parking complaint in the 600 block of South Madison where a vehicle was parked in the construction zone allegedly making it difficult for vehicles to pass. Police found the vehicle legally parked, allowing adequate room to travel.

— A dog described as a pit bull mix was reported at large at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday in the area of South Lincoln and East Perry by a woman who said the dog approached her while she was walking her dog. The other dog took off running south on Lincoln, but was not found.

— Joanna Seybert, 83, of Columbiana, was cited for failure to yield after her westbound vehicle on East State Street attempted to turn left into Bob Evans and was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by Elizabeth Cadile, 53, of Cliff Drive, at 5:57 p.m. Tuesday. Cadile was taken by EMT ambulance to Salem Regional Medical Center for treatment of possible injuries.

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street over kids not getting along. Both parties were told to stay away from each other.

— A solicitor was reported at 4:39 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of West Perry Street. He was found and told he needed a city permit and to stop soliciting until he has one.

— A caller reported a dog in a vehicle in the parking lot of the Salem Plaza on East State Street at 4:17 p.m. Tuesday. The caller said the vehicle was not running and no one was inside. An officer found a small brown dog inside which appeared to be fine. All four windows were open and the officer felt inside the vehicle and it didn’t feel any warmer than what it was outside. A male told police the vehicle was being driven by his wife. He said he would take the dog since he was getting into his vehicle.

— An abandoned/junk truck was reported at 3:53 p.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of East Euclid. A woman said her boyfriend just bought the truck and it has a bad transmission. A 48-hour notice was placed on the vehicle to have it moved or be towed.

— A possible theft and ongoing issue regarding visitors was reported at 3:03 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Woodland.

— An officer responded to the 400 block of Penn at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday for a request to speak to an officer concerning a property issue.

— Police were called at 1:22 p.m. Tuesday for a report of an adult male in a black Chevy SUV trying to talk to female juveniles in the area of East State and Park Drive. The vehicle could not be found.

— An alarm was reported at 11:47 a.m. Tuesday on Stone Castle Trail. The exterior of the property was secure.

— A man from South Lincoln Avenue reported damage occurred to his vehicle on July 2 in the 500 block of East State Street just west of Penn Avenue. He reported a gray truck with Pennsylvania plates was parked in front of his vehicle and possibly caused the damage from a trailer hitch mount.

— Officers at 9:47 a.m. Tuesday spoke with a resident from Fourth Street who was concerned that an imposter might by posing as a member of her family. After reviewing the circumstances, police determined it did not appear that anyone was posing as someone else but rather a difference in the lighting of two photos resulted in the same person appearing differently in each photo.

Salem

— A fire alarm was reported at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Continental Drive. Upon arrival, the building had been partially evacuated, but staff advised they could find no issue with the building. The zone alarm was checked and issues were present. The alarm was silenced and attempted to be reset but was still showing as an alarm. Maintenance was advised of the issue and staff said a fire watch would be conducted until the alarm was back in service.

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