– Officers responded to a report of a breaking and entering in progress on South Elm Street at 1:29 p.m. Wednesday. Officers and K-9 cleared the house and found nothing out of the ordinary.


— Police responded at 5:06 a.m. Friday to the 900 block of Prospect Street for a juvenile problem. A woman said her two children left the residence at some point during the night and she doesn’t know where they are. During the incident, they were found to be back home, but officers found five other juveniles walking around town past curfew. They were taken to the police station and released to their parents.

— A woman at a store in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue reported at 10:24 p.m. Thursday that she was getting ready to close up and a male known to her was hanging out in the parking lot. Officers made contact with the male and he left without incident.

— A suspicious person was reported at 9:47 p.m. Thursday in the area of East Third and Rose Avenue where a caller said a male who appeared to have injury to his neck was stumbling down the road. No one was located.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 9:01 p.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of Cedar Ridge Drive, where police learned a person smacked his 9-year-old son across the face because he thought the child was lying to him. The person admitted to smacking his son because he said he felt he needed to discipline him. He no longer lives with the child or the child’s mother, who called police. He left. The incident will be sent to Children Services.

— An irate person was reported at 7:40 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of East Fourth Street where a male had been yelling obscenities at neighbors. Police warned him for disorderly conduct.

— Police were called at 7:24 p.m. Thursday to a civil property dispute in the 300 block of West Pershing Street where a woman was being evicted from her mother’s home and wanted officers to stand by while she gathered her property due to a verbal dispute occurring. Officers stood by and the mother reported the woman made multiple threats to her life and she wanted to pursue the matter. The incident is under investigation. The woman also wanted to take her children with her but her mother was named caretaker of the children through the courts. She was told to contact an attorney and left.

— A woman on West Wilson Street reported at 7:14 p.m. Thursday that someone opened a fake social media account in her name and was requesting money from others. She was told how to fix the issue.

— A woman came to the police station at 6:19 p.m. Thursday to file a report of sexual imposition that allegedly occurred at her place of employment in Salem. The incident is under investigation.

— An alarm was reported on Elm Avenue at 4:41 p.m. Thursday, but the doors were found secure.

— A runaway male juvenile was reported at 4:25 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of East Fourth Street. Police learned the boy was being disciplined for bad behavior and became upset, running out of the home and leaving the property without permission. Police located the juvenile in the 400 block of Aetna Street and the mother responded to retrieve him.

— Police responded at 1:47 p.m. Thursday to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard to check for a runaway female juvenile from Massillon. Officers were told she was recently there, but left with a male who lives at the apartment complex. There was no answer at the apartment.

— Police were called at 1:42 p.m. Thursday to the 400 block of South Broadway for a civil matter. Rent-A-Center was attempting to retrieve an item the renter failed to pay for and the employee said the person was initially cooperative but then became angry. An officer stood by until the item was retrieved by employees.

— A bicycle was reported stolen at 12:19 p.m. Thursday from a property on West Wilson Street.

— A woman in the 800 block of West Pershing reported at 11:08 a.m. Thursday that her phone was taken from inside her residence in the past few days. She kept the phone under her mattress and believed a man she knew took the phone and sold it to another male. Officers spoke to the other male, who denied having the phone or recently buying one. He showed police his phone and it was not the missing phone.

— A man on Woodland Avenue reported at 11:01 a.m. Thursday that someone entered an unlocked side door and took two items from his residence.

— Ryan Meade, 23, of East Perry Street, was cited for failure to yield after his northbound vehicle on South Madison stopped at the stop sign and pulled into the path of an eastbound vehicle on Pershing Street driven by Luanne White, 64, of Prospect Street, striking the vehicle at 8:42 a.m. Thursday. No injuries were reported.

— An officer was flagged down at 8:04 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of East Wilson by Paul’s Taxi after a woman failed to come back out to pay. She had just been dropped off after being picked up at the hospital. The officer was also told it appeared there was dispute inside the residence. A male came out and paid the taxi driver and told police the female does not live there and was gathering her belongings. He wanted her to leave. She was given a transport to her residence due to having no other option to get home with an injured leg.


–An East Chestnut Street woman called Thursday afternoon asking to speak with an officer about an “out of control” grandson.

Sheriff’s office

–Deputies were called to Y Camp Road, Madison Township, where two brothers were arguing over the rent at 11:5 a.m. Wednesday. One brother agreed to let the other stay while they tried to talk things out.

–A report of shots fired near the Little Falls on Hazel Run Road in Washington Township was received at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The aller said they were swimming in the area at the time. Deputies checked the area but did not come in contact with anyone.

–A resident of 11716 state Route 45, Elkrun Township, reported Thursday tools were stolen from a vehicle on his property .

–Deputies responded to a drug overdose on Pancake-Clarkson Road, Middleton Township, at 5:19 p.m. Thursday. EMTs arrived and revived the woman using Narcan, and then she was transported to a local hospital.

–Durrell J.Beauford, 32, of Rochester, Pa., was charged with having a weapon despite a felony conviction after he was found with a loaded 9 mm handgun while slumped over in a vehicle in the Rogers Food and Fuel parking lot at 5:44 a.m. Tuesday. Beauford was convicted in 2012 of burglary, which prevented him from owning or possessing firearms. Deputies were intially summoned to the scene when a woman who was driving the car alleged Beauford held a gun on her at some point, and she pulled into the parking lot and advised the clerk.


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