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— Jordan Lee Smeltzer, Depot Road, Hanoverton, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after deputies were called to the house at 11:15 pm. Monday.

— A state Route 170, Middleton Township, man reported at 6:32 p.m. Monday, Advanced Excavating and Septic Systems damages his yard while working on a neighbor’s property. He said he has asked them to repair the damage, but at this point they had not done so. Deputies explained it is a civil matter, but a report would be on file.

— A Gromley Road, Salem Township, man reported at 8:15 a.m. Monday he has a no-contact order against his wife, who has been charged with assault. The man claimed she has sent him pictures of his deceased daughter and keeps texting him against the court order.

— A woman wearing a black hoodie was reported walking down Sandy Creek Road talking to herself at 1:34 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies found a woman walking in the area, who said she was walking from her house in Bayard to her brother’s home in East Rochester. She turned down an offer for a ride.

— A healthcare worker on state Route 154, Middleton Township, reported at 12:26 p.m. May 5, a patient’s nephew and his girlfriend moved in with her patient and were doing drugs and causing him problems. Deputies went and spoke to the man who said he was fine with them moving in and his nephew just needed some help at this point. He was urged to call deputies should he need any assistance.

— A red Ford Ranger was reported parked in an oil well access road off of Stump Road at 11:25 a.m. May 5. The truck was blocking access to the oil well and a worker needed to get in there. The truck was gone when deputies arrived.

— A Sue Drive, Center Township, resident reported at 11 a.m. May 5, someone burglarized the home and broke into a safe. The detective division and BCI were notified to follow up.


— Officers at 4:17 a.m. Tuesday attempted to stop a vehicle in the 500 block of East Pershing Street which then fled south on South Lincoln Avenue. Officers stopped the pursuit after the speed was deemed unsafe for other motorists. The incident was under investigation.

— An audible alarm was reported at 4:03 a.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of West State Street. The building was found secure.

— Police were called at 12:44 a.m. Tuesday to East Fourth Street and East School Street for a male and female walking who appeared to be arguing. Officers located a male and female in separate locations who denied that it was them. No one else was found.

— A caller at 11:32 p.m. Monday reported a suspicious vehicle whose alarm kept going off in the Holiday Inn Express parking lot on North Cunningham Road. The owner told police he was having car trouble.

— A suspicious person was reported at 10:48 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue where a caller said a person pulled into the yard next door and was messing with the trash. Police located the person, who lived there and was putting plastic on a piece of furniture.

— Police responded to an assault at 8:31 p.m. Monday at Centennial Park where officers were told a juvenile was struck in the face by another juvenile. After locating the other person, officers were shown a video that appeared to show mutual play fighting. One juvenile’s father said no charges would be pursued.

— A female at 6:11 p.m. Monday flagged down police about property found in the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The two handmade cards and baby blanket were placed in the lost and found.

— An ATV was reported in the road at North Lincoln and East Sixth at 5:46 p.m. Monday, but was not found.

— Officers were called at 5:28 p.m. Monday to check the well-being of a person in the 700 block of East Fifth Street and after speaking with him, found it apparent he was having some issues. Fire department first responders and KLG arrived and he was voluntarily transported to a hospital for evaluation.

— Police were called at 4:54 p.m. Monday to the 900 block of West State Street to check the well-being of a person sitting in a vehicle. The caller said the person wasn’t acting right and appeared to be under the influence of something. Officers saw the person nodding off in his vehicle, talking to himself. It appeared he had been using an inhalant improperly. Fire department medics and EMT responded and he was voluntarily taken to the hospital.

— A well-being check was requested at 4:09 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of East 15th Street for a female sitting in the roadway. The female was found sitting on the side of the road and said she was not feeling well. She was just sitting there for a few minutes. She declined medical attention and said she was walking not far from home.

— A juvenile was reported injured at 4:05 p.m. Monday after falling from a skateboard in the 600 block of Prospect Street. A parent was reached and responded.

— A juvenile was reported missing at 4:01 p.m. Monday from the 400 block of Aetna Street. A 7-year-old boy who was riding an orange bicycle and carrying a black backpack never returned home from Reilly school. Officers checked the area for several minutes, but then learned the child made it home safely.

— A person was reported missing from the 800 block of West Perry Street at 12:36 p.m. Monday. A man said his roommate was mad and went for a walk and had not returned in a few hours. He was concerned for his roommate due to his current health issues. Perry Township was notified, but the person wasn’t located. According to police, the person returned later.

— A domestic was reported at 11:45 a.m. Monday at Laurel Court apartments on Continental Drive. Police spoke to both people and nothing criminal took place. Both agreed to separate and the resident was told the eviction options.

— A woman in the 400 block of East Seventh Street reported at 11:44 a.m. Monday that her boyfriend was screaming at her and she wanted to leave with their two children, but couldn’t since she didn’t have a driver’s license. Officers spoke with the other person who said they just had an argument over relationship issues. The woman was waiting for her mother to pick her up.

— A possible scam was reported at 10:39 a.m. Monday by a city resident who said she was contacted multiple times by an unknown male claiming to have her personal information who wanted her to withdraw a certain amount of money from her bank for him, but she refused. She had already contacted her bank and social security.

— A caller at 10:28 a.m. Monday on East Fourth Street said two items were stolen from an apartment shared with another person.

— A domestic dispute was reported Monday morning at Laurel Court apartments on Continental Drive where two people said they were having an argument but would stop and be ok.


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