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Police

Salem

— A man in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 12:29 a.m. Thursday that his neighbor’s dog was outside off leash and came over into his yard and became aggressive. He said the dog bit his coat sleeve and ripped it before running back to the neighbor’s yard where the neighbor was able to get it back inside. Officers attempted to make contact with the neighbor, but the male refused to answer the door. An officer will attempt contact again later.

— A driver received a verbal warning for a violation after a traffic stop at 12:24 a.m. Thursday at North Lincoln and East 14th for one headlight. A consented search was conducted.

— A suspicious person was reported at 9:51 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Ohio Avenue where one person was reported attempting to gain entry into someone else’s vehicle and fled towards Woodland Avenue. Police were unable to find the suspect.

— Kerry Vance, 42, of 207 W. 16th St., was taken into custody at her residence at 9:42 p.m. Wednesday on an active warrant for possession of dangerous drugs. She was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy and taken to the county jail.

— Police assisted a sheriff’s deputy with multiple warrant checks throughout the city at 9 p.m. Wednesday. One male was located at his residence in the 200 block of West Wilson Street and taken into custody by the deputy, then taken to jail.

— Police responded at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday to the 600 block of Olive Street for a stolen vehicle report. The owner then called and said the vehicle had not been stolen, that it was a misunderstanding. The person who had the vehicle had permission to use it.

— A woman in the 900 block of East Fifth Street reported at 4:47 p.m. Wednesday that her juvenile child had been threatening harm to them after being told he wasn’t allowed to have a friend stay at their house. Officers spoke to the male juvenile who said he doesn’t want to live there anymore and was turning 18 later this week. He was told he’s still under his mother’s care until he turns 18 and as long as he lives at the home, he has to abide by her rules.

— Police responded at 2:58 p.m. Wednesday to the 200 block of Vine Avenue for a well-being check on a female, who told police she needed medical attention but was afraid to leave because someone had taken her key to the apartment. First responders arrived but she refused treatment, telling them her apartment would be broken into.

— A license plate found on State Street was turned over to police at 12:59 p.m. Wednesday. A message was left for the owner.

— Police were called at 12:39 p.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of West Pershing Street for an animal near a broken second story window. The caller feared the dog would get injured. Officers spoke to a neighbor who said she would contact the owner and have the issue checked. The dog did not appear to be in any current danger.

— An insurance card found by street department workers while picking up leaves was turned over to police at 11:56 a.m. Wednesday. The owner was contacted.

— An item found in the 2400 block of East State Street was recovered by police at 10:58 a.m. Wednesday and placed in lost and found.

— A dog at large was reported at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Officers located a white and tan pit bull running around barking. A man said the dog belonged to a friend who wasn’t around and the dog ran out when he opened the door. The male attempted to catch the dog but it wouldn’t come to him. While officers were still on the scene, the dog ran across the street and was struck by a car and then returned to the back porch at the residence and remained there. The dog warden picked up the dog since the owner was not located and the dog had no collar. Charges for dog at large are pending.

Salem

— Firefighters responded at 2:19 p.m. Thursday to the 400 block of East Fourth Street for a light falling from a ceiling and assisted the homeowner with removing the hazard.

— Firefighters were called at 8:58 a.m. Thursday to the 1500 block of East Third Street for a report of a power line down. A cable line was found in the road and removed. Dispatch was told to contact the phone company. No other hazards were found.

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