Police

Salem

— Police assisted the Leetonia police department with an OVI sat 12:02 a.m. Saturday on South Broadway.

— Police responded to the area of South Broadway Avenue at 12:53 a.m. Saturday for a report of a reckless driver. The caller reported that a vehicle almost hit another vehicle and that people were throwing trash out of their vehicles. One of the vehicles was driven by a woman who was trying to get away from a man she knows. Both told police they had a verbal altercation but nothing physical. The two were sent their ways for the evening.

— Police assisted the Goshen Police District with an OVI at 1:35 a.m. Saturday on South Broadway.

— A Cherry Street woman reported at 2:56 a.m. Saturday there were a group of children on her back porch yelling. Police found one child in the backyard and discovered her parents did not know where she was. She was given a courtesy ride home. The other child was not found.

— Police stopped a vehicle at 3:28 a.m. Saturday on East Third Street and received a consent to search. Nothing was found inside and the driver was warned for equipment violation.

— Police checked on a report of two dogs running at large in the area of East Pershing Street at 1:29 p.m. Friday. The dogs were picked up by their owner.

— Police responded to the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge at 2:47 p.m. Friday for a report of a hit-skip. Police found that a vehicle driven by Tara Brown, Lisbon, struck a legally parked vehicle on the street and then continued on. Brown was later cited for failure to control.

— Police responded to the 1700 block of Maple Street at 2:37 p.m. Friday for a request to check possible stolen electronics that were pinging in the area. Police were unable to find the items.

— Police responded to the 2800 block of East State Street at 2:29 p.m. Friday with the Salem Fire Department for a report that a vehicle was smoking in the parking lot. Police were told by the fire department that the vehicle had an antifreeze issue but there was no fire present.

— Someone reported anonymously at 10:09 a.m. Friday that garage sale signed were posted illegally on Roosevelt Avenue. Police removed the signs.

— Police responded to the 2400 block of East State Street at 6:24 p.m. Friday for a report that a vehicle with a younger driver was parked in a handicapped spot and they did not appear to be handicapped. Police located the vehicle and found it unoccupied but there was a handicapped tag hanging in the rear view mirror.

— A man reported at 7:46 p.m. Friday he accidentally struck the Farmer’s National Bank ATM with his dump truck.

— Police responding to a business in the 1800 block of East State Street for a domestic dispute at 7:51 p.m. Friday police found the vehicle in question headed west in East State Street near Union Avenue. Police made contact with the two occupants who said they had a verbal dispute only.

— A West Pershing Street woman reported at 8:08 p.m. Friday someone stole a weed eater off her porch.

— Police, Salem firefighters and EMT responded to the 2100 block of Monroe Street at 9:39 p.m. Friday for a well being check. Police spoke with the woman who was not making sense and thought she was in Florida. She was taken to the Salem hospital.

— A woman reported at 11:54 p.m. Friday on Cleveland Street that her dog got loose and took off running. The dog returned home while police were taking the report.

— A Union Avenue woman reported at 11:57 p.m. Friday she was at a bar in the city earlier in the day and believed her cell phone had been stolen. She told police she though she knew who had it but would not provide information to the officer.

— Police were called to the 600 block of East Third Street at 2:48 p.m. Saturday for a barking dog complaint. Police left a warning tag in the door to notify the owners.

— police responded to East State Street at 2:19 p.m. Saturday for a report that a dog was left inside a vehicle parked at a business and the windows were only slightly cracked. Police spoke with a man who said he came out to turn on the air conditioner and let it run while he finished eating inside.

— Police responded to the 600 block of Arch Street at 10:02 a.m. Saturday for a report of a large hole in the road that was a potential traffic hazard. Police found a four-by-four-foot square had been cut away and backfilled with gravel but the gravel had been washed away by recent rains. The opening was about 14 inches deep although there was a small traffic cone in place police notified the street department that a barricade was needed.

— Delaney Mellinger, 20, Salem, was east the wrong way on Sugar Tree Alley at 8:45 a.m. Friday and struck TImothy Barry, 67, Salem. Mellinger was cited for wrong way on a one way street.

Salem

— Firefighters responded to an fire at 3:26 p.m. Thursdayin the microwave department at Fresh Mark. The duct detector had activated. Firefighters checked had reset. The entire system reset and no other problems were found.

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