Perry Twp,

— Police responded to the 1700 block of Depot Road at 9:06 p.m. Sunday for a tree in the road. Officers discovered that a vehicle had struck the fallen tree in the southbound lane. The driver told police they attempted to stop but due to the rain and wet surface, they were unable, with damage resulting to the front end and undercarriage of the vehicle. A tow truck was called for the vehicle.

— A man in the 1500 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 5 p.m. Sunday that his daughter had been missing since the early hours of Saturday and had not returned home. He gave officers multiple locations where she could be and a description. A missing persons report was filled out.

— An irate customer was reported at 2:46 p.m. Sunday at Circle K on South Lincoln Avenue. Upon arrival, police learned the manager and customer had already worked everything out.

— Township police were contacted by Salem Police regarding an alleged sex offense that took place in the township. The incident is under investigation.

— A road obstruction was reported at 8:27 p.m. Friday on the U.S. Route 62 four-lane/state Route 45 and removed.

— A possible domestic dispute was reported at 8:10 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Prospect Street. A woman reported she got into an argument with her ex-boyfriend and nothing physical had taken place. The ex-boyfriend said the same and that he was leaving for the night.

— Township police assisted with traffic control for Salem police who were investigating a two-vehicle accident on East State Street at 1:39 p.m. Friday.


— Eric Bell, 31, of North Lincoln Avenue, was cited for driving under suspension and expired registration after a traffic stop at 11:07 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of North Lincoln Avenue. He gave consent for a search, but no contraband was located.

— Police responded at 8:02 p.m. Sunday to Speedway, 175 W. State St., for a suspicious male. Officers made contact and the male appeared to be impaired and was unaware of the day or time and other information he should have known. Fire department first responders and KLG were called and the male was pink slipped or ordered taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— A missing elderly woman was reported at 6:48 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Park Avenue where a female said her roommate left the house one hour prior to her calling. She was unsure where she went. Due to the woman’s health, she was entered into the law enforcement data base as a missing/endangered person. Officers searched the area in the direction where she supposedly traveled on foot. Two hours later, the woman was located hiding in Centennial Park. The female was notified and the woman’s children took her to the hospital as a precaution.

— Police and fire personnel responded at 2:13 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of West Pershing Street for an open burning complaint. The person was putting the fire out with a garden house. He was advised of the burning laws in the city.

— A loose dog was reported at 2:05 p.m. Sunday near South Lincoln and Aetna, but was not found.

— Police were called at 2:02 p.m. Sunday to the 2500 block of Continental Drive for an unruly juvenile. Upon arrival, the juvenile was standing on stop of his mother’s vehicle. Police learned from the mother that the juvenile was upset due to having several privileges suspended because of his behavior. The juvenile reluctantly got down from her car and calmed down. The mother was advised of her options.

–A dog at large was reported at 12:04 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of East State Street. The dog, a tan Husky, was placed in the back of a police cruiser and the owner was located in the 400 block of South Madison Avenue. The owner was disabled and couldn’t run after the dog. He was told he needs to contact police the next time he can’t catch the dog due to his disability. This was the second report of the same dog being at large. The owner was told he’ll be cited next time if he doesn’t call.

— Police were called at 7:55 a.m. Sunday to check on two people sleeping on city property in the 500 block of East State Street. They said they were ok and waiting on a ride.

— Police responded at 7:53 a.m. Sunday to Walnut Street for a report of people living in a camper behind a residence. Officers made contact with a female living in the camper and she said she had been traveling and stopped at her sister’s home to visit. She was advised of the city ordinance related to campers within the city limits. She said she was unaware and was leaving Wednesday.

— A man in the 200 block of South Broadway was reported having psychological health concerns at 6:03 a.m. Sunday. He was evaluated by fire department first responders and taken by ambulance to Salem Regional Medical Center for treatment.

— John McCullough, 72, of Georgetown Road, was cited Thursday for failure to control for an accident that occurred at 2:11 p.m. Wednesday. His eastbound vehicle on East State Street turned right onto Penn Avenue and drifted left of center into a legally parked car owned by Cheyenne Harrison of Salem. McCullough was unable to answer basic questions and was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center for evaluation after the accident.


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