Salem Township

— A 2000 block state Route 45 resident reported at 6:12 p.m. Monday returning home to find someone had entered the home and removed cash, several pieces of jewelry and a mint coin set. The matter is under investigation.


— An officer at 2:02 a.m. Wednesday heard a dog barking for several minutes in the 100 block of West Pershing Street, checked the area and discovered it was inside a residence barking out the window.

— Police were called at 12:46 a.m. Wednesday to Flying Pig Saloon on North Ellsworth Avenue for a suspicious male who was standing inside the fence of the establishment after already being told to leave. He told police he had nowhere to go due to being homeless. Several attempts were made to find the person a room for the night but nothing was available. He was dropped off at Speedway to get food.

— A resident in the 300 block of East Fourth Street reported at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday that someone was pounding on his door outside. Officers made contact with the person who said he was friends with the resident. The resident told police he did not want the person there.

— Police were called at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue to check the well-being of a male lying down in the street. Police arrived and confirmed no medical attention was needed. The man was taken to the police station lobby to be retrieved by a valid driver.

— A caller at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday reported a motorcycle speeding in the area of East State and Southeast Boulevard, but police didn’t find anyone.

— A well-being check was requested at 10:05 p.m. Tuesday on Continental Drive. The caller was talking to the resident on the phone, but the call dropped and she wasn’t able to get back in touch with her. Officers made contact with the resident, who said everything was ok.

— A domestic dispute was reported at 8:01 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Newgarden Avenue where the homeowner said no one was injured, but her grandson was acting irrational. After police confirmed no one was hurt, he voluntarily left the residence to regain his composure.

— Police were called at 6:32 p.m. Tuesday to the 600 block of North Ellsworth Avenue for a complaint of online harassment. A woman said two people out of state gained access to her personal information and planned to contact police in regard to a fraudulent bomb threat. This incident is under investigation with possible criminal charges.

— A woman on Lexington Avenue reported at 6:08 p.m. Tuesday that she’s been receiving harassing messages from her ex-boyfriend via social media. An officer saw one of the messages and told her to block him and not respond to any further messages.

— A 17-year-old Salem girl was cited for failure to yield after her southbound vehicle on South Lincoln Avenue attempted to turn west onto Franklin and collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Allison Planisky, 30, who was in the intersection. No injuries were reported.

— A man in the 400 block of Franklin spoke with police at 4:29 p.m. Tuesday about ongoing problems with his roommate. He was advised of the eviction process and told both to be civil to one another. Earlier at 3:21 p.m., a woman with that same address came to the station to report being locked out of her residence. Police took her home and made contact with her roommate. He said he had the door locked and did not hear her knocking as he was in another room.

— Police were called at 2:27 p.m. Tuesday to Smith Oil, East State Street, for a drive-off involving a male in a gray Honda Accord who pumped $25 worth of gas and left without pay. The driver came back several minutes later and paid the bill.

— Police were called at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday to the 300 block of Rose Avenue for one to be removed. The man agreed to leave when police made contact.

— A woman in the 700 block of West State Street on Tuesday afternoon reported a juvenile problem at the bus stop in the mornings. The matter will be referred to the school resource officer. The woman requested an officer at the bus stop in the mornings.


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