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Police

Salem

— Officers at 7:42 p.m. Monday were contacted by the Portage County Sheriff’s Office regarding a stolen cell phone reported in Portage County that was located in Salem with a phone application. The stolen phone was found in the 1500 block of Southeast Boulevard. Portage County was notified and the property returned to the owner. He didn’t want to file charges.

— Police responded to an open door report at 6:13 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of Jennings Avenue where the door to a white van belonging to Turning Point was left open. Police secured the door. The incident appeared to be from neglect not suspicious activity.

— An odor of marijuana was reported coming from a vehicle parked in the Walmart parking lot on East State Street at 4:41 p.m. Monday. The vehicle was found unoccupied. The officer didn’t notice anything illegal in plain sight.

— A Lisbon man reported at 4:33 p.m. Monday that he and his brother were getting fuel at GetGo on East State Street when an unknown male walked up to their vehicle, opened the driver side door and threatened the driver, knocking off the driver’s hat. Then the male walked back to a car and left.

— Police were dispatched at 1:09 p.m. Monday to the Ice Cream Parlor, 496 E. State St., for an intoxicated male who reportedly fell on the floor. Police found the male highly intoxicated and had his juvenile son with him. An open bottle of vodka was observed sticking out of his pocket. Officers were familiar with the man, who had been warned for this type of incident recently. He was taken to his residence where contact was made with a sober adult to be with the child. The man, Keith House, 35, Homewood Avenue, was cited for disorderly conduct intoxication and told to stay home until he’s sober or he could be arrested.

— The owner of Pure Pet in the 100 block of Penn Avenue reported at 1:05 p.m. Monday that she was having issues with three people coming into her business. She wanted to have them trespassed. She provided police with two of their names and was told to call police if they return.

— Jamie Beel, Southeast Boulevard, was cited for assured clear distance after the eastbound truck he was driving owned by Auto Zone failed to stop and struck the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by Tracy Randolph, Arch Street, who was station on West State Street facing east in the 300 block at 12:20 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported.

— A Columbiana man reported at 12:02 p.m. Monday that someone hit his car with their car door while he was inside a business in the 2300 block of East State Street. His vehicle was parked in the lot. He believed it was the car next to his and provided a license plate. Police planned to attempt contact with the owner.

— Police responded to the area of East State Street and South Lincoln Avenue for a report of a suspicious person at 10:19 a.m. Monday. The caller said a male was asking to buy drugs and got into an orange Jeep. The vehicle was not found.

— A combative patient was reported at Salem Regional Medical Center at 7:43 a.m. Monday. Officers spoke with a patient who was very aggravated and said he was not getting the help he wanted. Officers explained the hospital was busy and told him he needed to be patient with the staff. He agreed to be cooperative.

— A juvenile problem was reported at 4:17 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Franklin where officers spoke to the mother and juvenile. The juvenile was transported to Salem Regional Medical Center by his mother.

— Domestic violence was reported at 3:27 p.m. Sunday in the 900 block of Franklin, but neither person had physical injury. Information will be sent to the prosecutor for review.

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