×

POLICE

Salem

— Suspicious activity was reported at 12:45 a.m. Friday in the 100 block of West Seventh Street where a woman thought she heard someone attempt to turn her door handle. No one was found.

— Suspicious people were reported near a vehicle at 10:27 p.m. Thursday at Walmart on East State Street. Officers spoke to a man who said the vehicle was his and he was just hanging out with friends in the parking lot.

— Fireworks were reported at 10:03 p.m. Thursday in the 500 block of East Fourth Street. The male was told lighting fireworks in the city is prohibited.

— Police and fire personnel were called at 7:45 p.m. Thursday to the 500 block of South Madison where a man said his elderly father was confused and made some concerning statements. EMT ambulance arrived and the elderly man was voluntarily transported to Alliance Community Hospital.

— A man reported at 6:24 p.m. Thursday that he and his wife witnessed what they suspected to be child abuse on Wednesday at Walmart on East State Street. After obtaining more details from the man, officers viewed Walmart video surveillance of the incident to obtain more evidence, but did not observe any abuse.

— A suspicious female was reported at 6:16 p.m. Thursday in the Chase Bank parking lot where employees said she was asking several people for money due to her bank card not working. She was gone when police arrived. Employees had waited to call.

— Police responded to the end of Superior Avenue at 5:32 p.m. Thursday for a report of two males spraying something on a woman’s vehicle. She said she moved the vehicle to another spot, then back to the original spot. Officers did not observe anything sprayed or any type of damage.

— A suspicious person was reported at 4:26 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Park. Police found the man and told him about the complaint.

— Sara Taylor, 64, of Hubbard, was cited for assured clear distance ahead after her westbound vehicle struck the rear of a westbound vehicle driven by Karell McDaniel Jr., 33, of Boardman, who stopped for traffic in the 900 block of West State Street at 2:09 p.m. Thursday. No injuries were reported.

— Officers were flagged down at 1:18 p.m. Thursday behind the police station and advised of a road rage incident that occurred inside the city. Officers spoke with the people involved, who went their separate ways.

— Police assisted another department on a traffic stop at 11:27 a.m. Thursday in the 400 block of East Pershing Street. The driver gave verbal permission for a search of the vehicle and officers stood by. The driver was given a verbal warning for marked lanes and turn signal.

— Police were called at 10:57 a.m. Thursday to the 1600 block of East State Street to check the welfare of a juvenile. Officers spoke to the juvenile and her parent and called for fire department medics and an ambulance to assess her.

— A 911 hangup call was reported Thursday morning in the 500 block of Franklin, but police were unable to make contact.

— A man in the 1100 block of Newgarden reported at 8:44 a.m. Thursday that sometime Wednesday, a package was taken from his front porch. He said it was just sterilized water for an oxygen tank, but he wanted it documented.

— A suspicious person was reported at 7:21 a.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Ohio Avenue. The female was found in the 1000 block of East State Street and told about the complaint.

— Police were called at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue for two children playing in a van, with one inside appearing to be keeping the other one from re-entering the van. The caller said no parent was present. Officers found the van empty and the mother exited the business with her children. She said the one who had been inside thought it was funny and she was aware of the matter.

— Police were called at 10:35 a.m. Wednesday about an abandoned motor vehicle on private property in the 600 block of Prospect Street and also fishing poles leaning on the house that did not belong to the caller. Officers spoke with a person who claimed to be in the process of buying the vehicle. He said those were his fishing poles. He said he would take care of everything.

— An East Pershing Street man came to the station at 9:19 a.m. Wednesday to report a possible theft and said his family members are being harassed by a person known to him. The issue appeared to be civil.

Leetonia

–An officer was dispatched Thursday to a Cherry Fork Avenue residence regarding an alleged assault. The juvenile victim and his parents spoke with the officer. The report states the victim had allegedly asked the juvenile suspect’s sister for nude photos. The officer documented injuries which included a broken tooth. After speaking with the suspect, the suspect stated the victim has called his sister names and asked for nude photographs. The suspect was read his Miranda Rights and informed the case would be set to the Juvenile Prosecutor’s Office for review.

Columbiana

–A man spoke with an officer on station about telecommunications harrasment Thursday.

East Palestine

–Saturday officers responded to a domestic violence complaint on Leake Street. A woman alleged that her partner had struck her face and broke her glasses. The accused fled from the scene before officers arrived.

–Officers responded to a call Saturday on East Martin Street regarding a criminal damaging complaint. Officers spoke with an adolescent who lives next door where the property was damaged. The adolescent admitted he had caused the damage. The young persons parents worked out an angrement .

–Officers responded Saturday morning to East North Avenue regarding a suspicious vehicle complaint. Officers made contact with the individuals and determined they were all right.

–Officers located an abandoned vehicle partially left in the roadway on Everett Street Wednesday. After unsuccessful attempts contacting the lease holder the vehicle was towed.

NEWSLETTER

Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)
Are you a paying subscriber to the newspaper? *
   

COMMENTS

Starting at $4.50/week.

Subscribe Today