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POLICE

Salem

— Police responded at 11:57 p.m. Tuesday to the 500 block of South Union Avenue to check the well-being of a female who heard footsteps inside her residence. Officers checked the residence and found no disturbance. The female was told to call back if anything else occurs.

— A fight was reported at 8:14 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of East Third Street where a verbal fight turned physical between two neighbors. Neither wanted to pursue charges. One of them had a warrant and was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy who was nearby.

— A man came to the station at 7:53 p.m. Tuesday to turn in a wallet he found in the 500 block of South Ellsworth Avenue. The wallet owner was contacted and the wallet was dropped off.

— A man from East Third Street came to the station at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday to report the ongoing violation of court-ordered child visitation. The mother refused to let him have his son for his scheduled date and time.

— A dispute was reported at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue where a man said a group of juveniles attempted to chase him and made threats. He did not want to pursue charges.

— Police responded at 5:58 p.m. Tuesday for a dispute at Centennial Park, where two juvenile males were creating a disturbance. When asked to leave, they refused and they were eventually banned from the park. The parents were made aware and letters will be forwarded to them regarding the incident.

— A Washingtonville man reported at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday he lost his wallet.

— A woman from old state Route 344 reported at 3:42 p.m. Tuesday that money was missing from her debit account. She said her bank was notified and she just needed the incident documented.

— A custody dispute was reported at 3:31 p.m. Tuesday on East Sixth Street. The mother of two children wanted to take custody of them but the father wouldn’t let her. Officers talked to both and the father relinquished custody to the mother. The couple was never married so Ohio gives full rights to the mother.

— A female from the 1300 block of East Pershing Street at 2:29 p.m. Tuesday reported the theft of a vehicle. The registered owner reported giving permission for a female in the city to drive the vehicle. A male known to the female took the vehicle from the residence, possibly to a location in Stark County. The vehicle was entered as stolen and the theft was under investigation.

— Solicitors were reported at 1:59 p.m. Tuesday in the area of North Lincoln and East State Street walking out into the middle of the road asking for money. Upon arrival, officers saw the people walking into the street. They were told to stay out of the road and sent on their way.

— A juvenile on North Ellsworth Avenue said at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday that she had problems with someone getting information off of her phone. Officers spoke with the parent who said she would take care of the issue.

— A parking complaint was reported at 11:29 a.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of Vine Avenue. The vehicle operator came out and moved it.

— Officers were called at 10:14 a.m. Tuesday for a report of three males trying to tip over or damage a concession stand trailer behind the 100 block of Rose. No damage was found to the trailer.

— Police were called at 7:11 a.m. Tuesday to the 1500 block of North Lincoln Avenue for a motor vehicle accident and provided assistance to Perry Township officers after learning it was outside the city.

— A small baggy containing an unknown substance and found inside Circle K East, 1125 E. State St., was taken by police for proper disposal at 7:07 a.m. Tuesday.

— A reckless vehicle and possible intoxicated driver were reported at 5:39 a.m. Tuesday on West State Street and Georgetown Road, but nothing was found.

Perry Township

— Police responded at 7:43 p.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of Prospect for one to be removed. The man told officers he was there to see his son and the caller would not let him see the boy. The caller told police the man turned the breaker off to the apartment and was pounding on the door. She didn’t want him there and said he should call ahead and make plans to see his son instead of just showing up when he feels like it. He was told to leave and not return unless he makes plans with the caller to see the boy.

— A business alarm was reported at 4:39 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of East Pidgeon Road, but officers found employees there and everything was fine.

— Cory Haueter, 34, of Hanoverton, was cited for driving under suspension after a traffic stop at 1:09 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Cunningham Road. He was given a courtesy ride to Walmart and the vehicle was towed.

— A woman from Andrew Avenue came to the station at 11:09 a.m. Tuesday to reported harassing phone calls.

— Telephone harassment was reported at 10:27 a.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of Ansley Way where a woman believed her phone was being monitored by an unknown neighbor who was apparently calling and changing her husband’s medical appointments. She believed it has been going on for five years.

— Curtis Crank Jr., 30, of Salem, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after his northbound vehicle struck the rear of a garbage truck parked in the road picking up trash in the 1500 block of North Lincoln Avenue at 7:17 a.m. Tuesday.

— A man in the 2100 block of North Lincoln Avenue reported at 2:47 p.m. Monday that his soon-to-be ex-wife allegedly showed upand broke a window in his vehicle.

Sheriff’s office

–A deputy was called to 44587 Y & O Road, Madison Township, about a harassment complaint at 4:33 p.m. Tuesday. The deputy advised the person to contact their service provider and instruct them to take the necessary steps blocking the person from contacting them.

–A caller reported finding a surgical mask and women’s underwear in a ditch on Kirk Road, Fairfield Township at 10:12 a.m. Tuesday. The items were taken as evidence in a separate but related case that would be reported in the future.

Salem fire

— A resident in the 900 block of South Union Avenue called the fire department at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday to report hitting a gas line. Firefighters found no issues. The resident said he was digging for a patio and hit a block and thought he saw oil. No oil was present and a gas line was not hit.

Leetonia

— A Chestnut Street resident reported at 11:30 a.m. Sunday her daughter was not where she was supposed to be and she could not locate her. An officer checked the home where the daughter was supposed to be and found her there. She was advised to contact her mother and the officer returned to the mother’s home to update her on the situation.

— An officer responded with Washingtonville police to a 100 block Elm Street home at 12:01 p.m. Sunday after a male caller said he was going to go to the home to speak with the male resident despite being told not to be on the property. Officers spoke with the male resident who said the other man was not to be on the property and to arrest him for trespassing if he arrived. The officers stayed at the home approximately one hour until the resident returned.

— An officer responded to an Elm Street home at 4:50 p.m. Monday to check on a female after her husband and daughters said they had seen her lying on the floor crying then she ran out of the house and left in her car across the neighbor’s yard. The woman contacted police herself and said she was fine and was staying at her mother’s place. She said she was not going to harm herself and would return home soon. The husband was advised of the situation.

— Shane M. Meade, 41, Ridge Street, Leetonia was charged with persistent disorderly conduct after an officer responded to the Etched in Stone tavern at 4:18 p.m. Monday where he allegedly ransacked the patio and then wanted to clean it up. He was told to leave and argued with the bartender before leaving. The officer found him behind 9 Chestnut St. and told him not to bother else. Meade said he did not ransack the patio but want to sweep up the mess. He was told to find a place to stay for the night, but the officer later had to respond to Down on Main where Meade was arguing with someone. A Washingtonville officer arrived to assist and Meade said he was just helping and asked for a broom to sweep the sidewalk, but continued onto the street.

— Shane M. Meade, 41, Ridge Street, Leetonia, was charged with misdemeanor aggravated menacing after an officer responded to the OSI Club on Main Street at 7 a.m. Tuesday where an employee reported he had been there the previous evening and threatened to burn the club down upon learning his application had been denied. Meade is also accused of returning to Etched in Stone, where he is banned, and threatening an employee, according to a police report from 1:45 p.m. Tuesday Meade.

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