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POLICE

Salem

— Suspicious activity was reported at 11:32 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of North Lincoln Avenue where a female said a few days ago, she was in her living room when she saw a flash at the window. Later it happened again and she believed someone was on her balcony. On Sunday, she said there was a black handprint smeared on her bedroom wall. There were no signs of forced entry.

— A dispute between two females was reported at 10:53 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of West Seventh Street. Officers saw an intoxicated man screaming upon arrival. The two females said there was no violence, that they were just two friends arguing and the male was the father. He was taken home and the two females left.

— A woman in the 100 block of Brooklyn Avenue reported at 10:34 p.m. Sunday people were outside her home wanting a hoodie. Police learned her daughter allegedly had the male’s black hoodie and $150 of his money. She was told the issue with the money was civil. The daughter said she would bring the hoodie to the station after work. The male arrived at the station to pick up the hoodie and brought a hoodie that belonged to the girl, which she was retrieving later.

— A caller at 9:53 p.m. Sunday reported three juveniles on bikes yelling at him and following him on East Sixth Street. The juveniles were not found.

— A caller at 9:16 p.m. Sunday reported three dogs were in a yard on East Fourth Street scaring children. The dogs were not found.

— An intoxicated driver was reported at 9:08 p.m. Sunday in the 2400 block of East State Street, but was not found.

— A driver in a gray Toyota truck left Smith Oil on East State without paying for $18.01 in gasoline at 8:01 p.m. Sunday.

— A reckless driver was reported at 7:58 p.m Sunday at Washington Avenue and East State Street, but was not found.

— A caller at 7:41 p.m. Sunday reported a dog with a facial injury in the 800 block of East Fifth Street. Police found the dog in the back yard of its residence and saw the wound. The owner was contacted and said the wound was recent and they were treating it with medications, showing the officer the medication. The officer planned to follow up in a week.

— Police were called at 7:55 p.m. Sunday to the 700 block of West State Street for a person needing medical assistance. The person was taken to the hospital.

— Trent Marcum, 24, of North Madison Avenue, was cited for driving under suspension and drug paraphernalia and his passenger, Joshua Board, 30, of Cedar Ridge Drive, was cited for drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 6:09 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of West State Street. K-9 Simon indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor. Officers searched the vehicle and found drug paraphernalia. Both men were detained and did not claim ownership of the paraphernalia and were taken to the county jail.

— Officers responded at 5:21 p.m. Sunday to East State Street to look for a reckless driver in a blue Nissan near the hospital. The vehicle was not found.

— A caller at 4:40 p.m. Sunday reported two dogs outside in the heat in the 300 block of West Pershing Street. The owner was outside with the dogs, who both had ice water.

— Police were asked at 3:25 p.m. Sunday to respond to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue to check the well-being of a male who sent a text message about wanting to harm himself and had a possible firearm. Officers spoke with the male and confirmed the comments made. No firearm was on the person, but was in the vehicle and officers seized it. Fire department first responders and EMT ambulance responded to evaluate the male and he was transported to the hospital.

— Police responded at 3:07 p.m. Sunday to the railroad tracks off of Pennsylvania Avenue for a male sitting on the tracks. He was not sitting on the tracks but told police he was out to clear his head and did not need any help. He was told not to come back to that area for safety purposes.

— Police were called at 12:05 p.m. Sunday to Giant Eagle for a shoplifting incident. The person dropped all the items before leaving but store personnel wanted the person trespassed. Officers made contact with the person on Newgarden and told them they’re no longer allowed on the Giant Eagle property and could face criminal charges if they go there.

— A neighbor dispute was reported at 8:23 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of West Seventh Street. The issue involved property. The caller said she was willing to part with the property as long as the other person left her alone. Officers told the person what she said and to stay away from her. Both were told to leave each other alone.

— A drive-off was reported at 7:23 a.m. Sunday at Smith Oil on East State Street. Police located the driver, who said he didn’t realize he failed to pay and would return immediately.

Perry Township

— Police responded at 10:55 a.m. Sunday to the Ohio Edison site in the 800 block of East Pidgeon Road to check on an alarm. The building was secure.

— Austin Angeli, 32, of Salem, was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence after an officer at 2:58 a.m. Sunday noticed a vehicle stopped in traffic at a green light not going anywhere for several seconds in the 1300 block of West State Street. The officer pulled up next to the vehicle and saw the driver slumped down with his chin on his chest. The officer got behind the vehicle and initiated the traffic stop, with Angeli admitting to drinking. The vehicle was towed and he was released to a family member.

— Jamie Pastore, 32, of Washingtonville, was cited for driving under suspension, fictitious plates, cracked windshield and possessing drug abuse instruments after a traffic stop at 4:25 p.m. Saturday on Benton Road. Salem’s K-9 Simon indicated to an odor of narcotics and police found a hypodermic syringe during a search. Pastore requested EMT and was taken to the hospital. After being released, he was taken into custody, charged and taken to jail.

— A Wellsville woman reported at 10:23 a.m. Saturday that her ex-husband made a threat against her life during a custody exchange in the parking lot of Circle K South on South Lincoln Avenue. The incident is under investigation. She was told to also file a report with the department where she lives.

— A man was reported yelling in the 2000 block of Goshen Road at 12:02 a.m. Saturday, but no one was found.

— Police responded at 10:47 p.m. Friday to the 1300 block of Andrew Avenue for a report of two males walking away from a residence looking at their phones. The caller said there had been some recent break-ins. Officers checked the area, but didn’t find any signs of forced entry or any sign of the males.

— A residential alarm was reported at 5:20 p.m. Friday on Manor Drive. The homeowner said everything was fine.

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