Perry Township

— An officer at 12:45 p.m. Sunday attempted to return a call multiple times regarding a custody issue but the caller was not answering the phone. A message could not be left due to the voicemail not being activated. A Stewart Road address was listed on the report.

— A man reported striking a deer while southbound on U.S. Route 62/45 at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle sustained moderate damage, but was driven from the scene.

— A woman in the 400 block of Pidgeon Road reported at 9:59 a.m. Sunday that someone removed four Trump 2020 signs from her yard overnight.

— An alarm drop was reported at 2:24 a.m. Sunday on Highland West. The home was secure.

— Police responded to the 400 block of Benton Road for a report at 11:46 p.m. Saturday of someone doing drugs on their porch. No one was seen on a porch.

— An alarm was reported at 8:23 p.m. and earlier at 5:19 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Stewart Road. The home was secure.

— A female in the 200 block of Stewart Road reported at 10:28 a.m. Saturday that she was being harassed by an ex–girlfriend who allegedly called and texted her from 15 different numbers and now was contacting her friends and family causing problems. She was given a number to call about filing a protection order.

— Police were called at 10:39 p.m. Friday to the 1700 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a welfare check on a person lying near the road. Police found a female who said she just left Circle K South and was waiting for a family member to get out of work.

— A alarm was reported at 6:51 p.m. Friday on Highland West, but the home was secure.

— The owner of Salem Security Storage on Lake Avenue reported a break–in at 5:07 p.m. Friday, noting that one storage unit was broken into within the past few days. The name of a possible suspect was provided to police and the incident was under investigation.

— A man reported at 10:31 a.m. Friday that he was driving east on Painter Road in his mother’s Dodge Ram pickup when a red pickup struck his mirror, breaking it and continuing west on Painter Road. He believed a young male was driving the other truck.

— A man from Lisbon reported at 10 a.m. Friday that he had made several attempts to get his ex–wife on Harrison to allow him to retrieve his bulldozer, but on Thursday said he found out his ex–wife sold the bulldozer to a construction company in Mahoning County. Police gathered information and statements from parties involved, along with the bulldozer being returned to the owner. The matter will be sent to the prosecutor’s office for criminal charges.

— A woman in the 1300 block of Andrew Avenue reported at 8:28 p.m. Thursday that she’s receiving unwanted phone calls from an unknown male from Youngstown. She said he was leaving voice messages wanting the return of two necklaces containing ashes. One message said she could do it the easy way or the hard way. She said the necklaces were bought by a relative for her two children and the ashes contained their mother who passed away. Officers attempted contact with the man and left a message.


— A man in the 400 block of South Broadway reported at 1:16 a.m. Monday that a bicycle was stolen from his front porch. His neighbor had allowed him to use the bicycle to get back and forth to work and when he went out, the bicycle was gone.

— A woman reported at 8:53 p.m. Sunday that her vehicle was struck in the parking lot while she was shopping inside Walmart on East State Street. The tail light was damaged.

— A driver received a written warning after a traffic stop at 8:14 p.m. Sunday on Superior near Seventh Street for an equipment violation. K–9 Simon indicated to the presence of a narcotic odor, but a search yielded no illegal contraband.

— A woman in the 700 block of East Third Street reported at 5:15 p.m. Sunday that she received a package that she did not order. She advised with the influx of shipping due to COVID–19, shipments were being messed up. She was advised to return the item to the post office.

— A report on Sunday said a private property accident occurred at Dunkin’ Donuts, 2823 E. State St., when a 4–wheeler ran into the rear of a Jeep while in the drive–thru lane. The report said the driver of the 4–wheeler dropped the helmet, which struck the throttle, causing the 4–wheeler to strike the rear of the Jeep.

— Police at 3:54 p.m. Sunday responded to Get Go gas station, 2345 E. State St., for a verbal dispute at the air pump, learning that the two parties involved were arguing over who had the right to the air pump first. Officers learned one party allegedly cut the other party off to get air first. Police stood by while the people took turns pumping air into their tires.

— Police were called at 3:32 p.m. Sunday to the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a verbal dispute between two females. One female allegedly made comments about self–harm. Police checked on her and she was found to be ok.

— Officers and fire department first responders were called at 3:23 p.m. Sunday to the 1800 block of Oak Street for a man who fell off a ladder while doing remodeling. Contact was made inside the residence, where the man was bleeding from several lacerations but refused medical treatment.

— Rafael Herrera Calel, 42, of Columbia Street, was cited for no driver’s license after a two–vehicle accident on East Fourth Street at 2:17 p.m. Sunday. The report said Calel was driving westbound and activated the right turn signal but swung very wide, fully into the eastbound lane before making the right hand turn. A vehicle driven by Mariah Brown, 18, of East Fourth Street, was westbound and believed the Calel vehicle decided to turn left due to the wideness of the turn and proceeded straight, striking the Calel vehicle. Officers spoke to witnesses at the scene and assigned no blame, but cited Calel for not having a license.

— A female reported at 11:55 a.m. Sunday that she believed a male she knows took her Net Spend card which contained money from her stimulus check at a residence in the 1700 block of North Ellsworth Avenue. Her Ohio ID card was also missing and she said other items have come up missing in the past from that same residence such as phones and her EBT card.

— A woman in the 900 block of South Union Avenue at 9:36 a.m. Sunday reported an ongoing civil matter and social media harassment from her neighbor. The woman said the male neighbor posted on social media about her. Police made contact and the neighbor said he only posted on social media because she put cameras up facing his property. Officers told him to take down the posts and he said they were down.


–Jared A. Robinson, 24, of Canfield, was cited for OVI following a traffic stop at the roundabout on Main Street at 8:22 p.m. Saturday.

–An officer patrol reported someone threw a rock at his back window while driving on Quincy Avenue at 11:40 p.m. Friday. The rock came from a wooded area.

–Brianna Lipscomb, 25, state Route 14, was cited for failure to stop an assured cleared distance after she drove into the rear of a vehicle operated by Joyce A. Grey, 55, North Main Street, on Route 14 at 4:55 pm. Sunday. Grey tried to get out of the way but her vehicle was struck, knocking if off the left side of the road. Grey was taken to a local hospital with possible injuries.


— An officer responded to a 300 block Somer Street home Friday afternoon in reference to the resident running his air compressor again. The officer found the resident was using it to blow dirt off a fan he was painting in the garage and was not in violation of any noise ordinance.

— An officer responded to a High Street home at 8:32 p.m. Friday where a woman reported her father is schizophrenic and was threatening her husband, upsetting the children. The father was voluntarily transported to the Salem hospital.

— An officer responded to a 700 block Cherry Fork Road home at 9:30 p.m. Friday where the resident reported an aggressive dog possibly belonging to a 700 block Columbia Street resident had entered his yard and barked and growled at him. He said it was the second time it had happened. The dog’s owner said the dog never left her yard and when she realized it was barking at something, she called it back. She was advised of the village’s leash laws.

— An officer assisted Salem police place a club on a vehicle in the 300 block of Waddell Street Monday. While officers were on scene, the owner became angry and was given several warnings to stop. The owner returned to her apartment but could be heard yelling and throwing things around.

— An officer escorted a woman to a 400 block Sleepy Hollow Drive home to pick up an infant on a court order. While on scene another woman drove up and started arguing about the legal aspects of the court order. She became verbally disorderly and was given a warning to stop or face arrest. She returned to vehicle but could be heard still arguing.


–Police were called to a home on East Lincoln Way after receiving a medical alert at7:30 a.m. Sunday. The woman had fallen but she refused to be sent to a local hospital.


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