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Police

Perry Township

— Police provided traffic control twice in the 1600 block of Franklin Avenue, at 9:38 a.m. and at 7:56 a.m. Monday, while tow trucks from Ed Geary’s and Sinsley’s pulled vehicles out of a ditch due to poor road conditions from the snow storm. Police also responded at 6:48 p.m. Sunday to a car in a ditch in the 800 block of Cunningham Road, where the township fire department provided assistance and closed the road to safely remove the car.

— Police responded at 12:45 a.m. Monday to the 500 block of West Pine Lake Road for a person knocking on doors asking for gas. Officers found a vehicle on West Pine Lake Road that appeared disabled but off the road. No one was found.

— Amy Harmicar, 36, Salem, was taken into custody in the 2100 block of Goshen Road and turned over to the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant after police made contact with her at 6:16 p.m. Saturday.

— A suspicious vehicle was reported at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of Benton Road. Police learned the man was a licensed private investigator who was working on an investigation.

— A domestic was reported at 8:25 a.m. Saturday on Devonshire Drive, learning it was over an ongoing family dispute. Nobody wanted to file charges. They were all advised to stay away from each other.

— An open door was reported on an unattached garage in the 1500 block of Grant Street at 9:54 p.m. Friday. The homeowner had not been in the garage and asked officers to check it. Officers checked it and found it ok. They secured the door.

Salem

— Police were called at 2:30 p.m. Monday to West Pershing Street and the railroad tracks for a report of snow being blown into the road. The people responsible were told to keep the snow blower off the street. A man was reported blowing snow into the road with a snow blower in the 2200 block of Merle Road at 9:30 a.m. Monday. He was told not to blow snow into the street.

— The manager of Circle K East, 2700 block of East State Street, reported at Monday that someone had been dumping multiple bags of trash into the dumpster for the business on several occasions. On Monday, he did it again and when the manager told him to stop, he said he’ll continue to do it whenever he wants. Officers planned to attempt contact with him.

— Police, fire department medics and KLG all responded to the 400 block of South Lundy Avenue Monday for a male who had fallen. He was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center.

— Police came upon several stuck vehicles Sunday night and Monday morning and assisted motorists, sometimes with assistance from others, in various parts of the city. One vehicle ran out of gas on North Lincoln and there were also private property accidents and alarm drops. Police also received numerous parking complaint calls due to the parking ban.

— Police stood by at 4:17 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of South Lincoln Avenue for a medical issue. Fire department medics and EMT responded to the scene.

— A hit/skip was reported at 6:07 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Franklin Avenue and the intersection of South Lincoln Avenue where a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old boy was turning to travel north on South Lincoln from Franklin when an eastbound vehicle coming through the intersection crossed into his lane and struck his vehicle. There was no information on the other vehicle.

— Donald Brackin, 34, Boston Street, Washingtonville, was cited for failure to yield after his westbound vehicle on Aetna Street failed to yield at the stop sign and struck a southbound vehicle on South Lincoln driven by Kylie Severs, 23, Ottawa Trail, Negley, causing the Severs vehicle to strike a utility pole on South Lincoln at 4:48 p.m. Sunday. No injuries were reported.

— A vehicle reportedly leaked fluid on the street on Fair Avenue at 2:03 p.m. Sunday. Officers planned to contact the owner to have the area cleaned up.

— Shelby Kornbau, 19, Conkle Road, was cited for assured clear distance after her vehicle struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Abbey Griffith, 40, South Main Street, Columbiana, due to following too closely at 12:13 p.m. Sunday. The collision caused the Griffith vehicle to then strike the rear of a vehicle driven by Lori Conser, 54, Lucille Drive, Lisbon. No injuries were reported.

— Police responded at 7:34 a.m. Sunday to the 500 block of Bank Street to check the well-being of a male after a caller reported receiving an alarming text message from him. When contacted, he said the message was a misunderstanding.

— A smoke/fire alarm was reported at 7:19 a.m. Sunday in the 2500 block of Lexington. All was found ok.

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