Police

Perry Township

— A township officer was in the area of Snyder Road near the railroad tracks at 9:01 a.m. Thursday due to Salem Police looking for a suspicious female walking around Chappell Zimmerman concrete. The officer found the female crossing the tracks from Chappell Zimmerman towards Snyder Road and spoke with her. She said she was just walking around with nowhere to go. She was advised to stay off of people’s property and the tracks.

— Police were called at 7:31 p.m. Wednesday to Beechwood Road for a traffic complaint about a semi speeding, hitting the jake brake and air horn. Police made contact with the driver who admitted to blowing his air horn and hitting his jake brake. He said he wasn’t speeding and apologized for his other actions.

— A woman in the 1100 block of Prospect Street called at 7 p.m. Wednesday to request removal of her ex-boyfriend from her residence. He was packing up his belongings and leaving. Police stood by until he left the property.

— A reckless driver in a tan-colored car was reported in the area of Newgarden Road at 3:12 p.m. Wednesday, but was not found.

— A low-hanging power line was reported at 5:29 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Liberty Street. The line was found to be a phone line. The fire department was able to tie the line off so it was no longer in the way of vehicles.

— An abandoned vehicle was reported at 3:29 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Benton Road, where a resident said the vehicle arrived Saturday. Police discovered the vehicle belonged to a person outside the township and tried to make contact, but no one would answer the door. Police advised the caller that she could have the vehicle towed from the scene. Sinsley’s Towing removed the vehicle.

— Terry Tilley, 76, of Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his westbound vehicle on Georgetown Road failed to stop and struck the rear of another westbound vehicle driven by Jacob Gray, 31, of Salem, who was stopped in traffic on Georgetown Road at 12:14 p.m. Tuesday. The Gray vehicle was towed from the scene by Davidson’s Towing. The Tilley vehicle sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Salem

— Police responded at 1:07 a.m. Thursday to the 200 block of West Wilson Street for a domestic dispute between a male and female. Police made contact with both parties and detained the male immediately when someone advised they thought he was on acid. Both were separated and identified and the female said her boyfriend was upset because she was at the neighbor’s. He ripped her shirt, but did not hurt her in any way. The male admitted to ripping her shirt but said it was during romantic relations. No injuries were observed to the female. Both were told to stay away from each other and get along.

— No contraband was found during a consented search of a vehicle after a traffic stop at 12:29 a.m. Thursday on South Ellsworth Avenue at Wilson for no headlights.

— A caller at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday reported a person possibly undressing out in front of Smith Oil in the 900 block of East State Street. The person told police he was only changing his shirt prior to walking to his friend’s house.

— An officer was flagged down at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday behind the police department by an employee of Firestone Auto, 400 block of East Pershing, who said a suspicious male was using their electric to charge his phone and when questioned about what he was doing, the male said he was going to stay there for the evening. The officer spoke to the male and told him the business was closed and to move along. The male said he was in town to visit a friend and was going to stay on the streets for the night until he can get back to Alliance where he resides. He had a phone but did not call for a ride.

— Telecommunications harassment was alleged at 9:13 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Morris Avenue. The victim said several juveniles approached her and asked her to buy tobacco products for them. She took the money and laid it down on a picnic table and walked away. Several of the juveniles were sending her messages and she had blocked them from social media but they continued to send messages through other social media. She was told to block them on every social media. Officers made contact with a juvenile and advised her to stop all contact. Other juveniles could not be contacted due to a lack of contact information. The incident is under investigation.

— Police were called at 9:11 p.m. Wednesday to the 600 block of South Union Avenue for a theft. A woman reported electronic gaming devices missing from the home, noting a male she knows possibly stole the items. A witness reported seeing the male enter the residence and leave in a hurry. An investigation is pending.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of Robin Avenue where a woman said a small infant was involved and the father was running down the road with the baby. Upon arrival, all parties were present, separated and identified. The female said there was a verbal dispute when the father of her baby arrived uninvited at the residence and would not give her baby back. The male, who was holding the infant, said the mother had sole custody since they weren’t married until visitation rights are established in court. All parties calmed down and residents said it would be ok for the male to stay a few minutes to visit with his child. Officers remained in the area and drove by several minutes later and the male had left.

— An officer on East State Street near Park Drive at 7:31 p.m. Wednesday noticed an illegally parked vehicle. The owner said her husband was dropping items off and would be out to move the vehicle. The officer stood by until the vehicle was moved.

— A man in the 200 block of North Cunningham at Holiday Inn Express reported possible accidental damage to a vehicle, with the driver side window cracked. He thought someone tried to make entry, but the motel manager checked video which showed no one near the vehicle when the damage occurred.

— A possible domestic was reported at 6:29 p.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Continental Drive where a woman said she and a male live together and had a verbal dispute that turned physical. The male said nothing physical happened. Both separated and the report will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

— A cell phone found laying outside in the 600 block of South Union was turned over to police at 3:49 p.m. Wednesday and placed in the lost and found.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 11:06 a.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a woman reported getting into an argument with another person regarding disassembly of firearms. The dispute was verbal only and the person left before police arrived to take the firearms to their parents’ house.

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