Elizabeth M. Perry, 24, West Main Street, East Palestine, was westbound on state Route 14 in Green Township at 4:57 p.m. Thursday behind Regina Neff, 59, West School Street, Salem, and could not stop in time and struck Neff who was pushed forward into Kevin M. Sturgeon, 23, Washington Street, Salem. Perry was cited for assured clear distance.
Christopher L. Morris, 54, Salem, Indiana, was cited for driving under suspension and red light following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 1:14 a.m. Tuesday.
A Dynamic Auto Body employee reported at 4:14 p.m. Tuesday an irate customer needed to be removed. The man left when police arrived.
A woman reported at 5:14 p.m. Tuesday a tree was blocking traffic on Southern Terrace Road. Police found the road halfway open.
A Firestone Pool employee reported at 8 p.m. Tuesday two girls were leaving the pool when one of them defecated on the step in the water.
Police found at 10:29 p.m. Tuesday someone turned on the Christmas lights in the park gazebo.
Darlene Whaley, Maplewood, reported trespassing at 11:23 p.m. Tuesday.
- A man reported at 6:53 p.m. Wednesday a semi truck was trying to back into the Reichards Industries parking lot on Fairfield Avenue and had traffic blocked for about 10 minutes. It was found that the semi was an oversized load and was able to get back in and would be parked there until the Highway Patrol arrived for an escort in the morning.
- Darlyne Whaley, reported 8:50 p.m. Wednesday Linda Baker was just at her door and had been warned the night before that she was not to be there.
- Police arrested Michael Matthews, 42, East Clark Street, at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday at his home on a warrant for obstructing official business. Royal McKenzie, 38, same address, was also arrested for obstructing justice. According to the report, Matthews was found hiding in the bedroom and McKenzie was attempting to conceal him and hinder police from arresting him.
- Police arrested John Smollen Sr., 56, West Main Street, at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday on an active warrant for passing bad checks. He was taken to the Columbiana County Sheriff's Office.
- Police went to Circle K at 2:14 a.m. Thursday for a report that a man known only as Joe broke the windshield of Michael Martino's vehicle following a verbal altercation at Meadowview Apartments. Police found Joe Scheibert, who reported that Martino attempted to hit him with his car and the windshield broke as he jumped on the hood to avoid being struck.
- Ted Murphy, Bacon Avenue, reported at 10 p.m. Wednesday someone a small black car kicked up pieces of asphalt as it drove by and caused damaged to his vehicle.
A man reported at 7:55 a.m. Wednesday five stray cats were inside a vacant home on East Main Street. Police notified the owner.
Lydia Kerr reported at 4:34 p.m. Monday that while driving on East Rebecca Street two kids threw rocks at her 2010 Chevy Equinox damaging the right side door. Police warned the man watching the children of the complaint.
Dave Early reported at 1 p.m. Monday someone used his credit card information to make a purchase.
- Police were called to the 700 block of South Lundy Avenue at 10:36 p.m. Wednesday for someone to be removed. The man said he was leaving and was given a courtesy ride home.
- A motorcycle was reported riding on a sidewalk at Ohio Avenue and East Pershing Street at 10:26 p.m. Wednesday. Nothing was found.
- A barking dog was reported at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 1200 block of Carole Drive. Contact was made with the owner who said he would take the dog inside.
- A barking dog was reported at 9:09 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Woodland Avenue, but was not found.
- A caller reported a possible intoxicated driver in the 700 block of West State Street at 9:03 p.m. Wednesday. The suspected driver of a van was identified and had been eating a meal. Officers took the keys to his vehicle and turned them over to a responsible party.
- Police responded to the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday and spoke to several juveniles who were harassing another boy.
- Jason Sorrentino, 30, of 637 Woodland Ave., was charged with domestic violence after police were called to a domestic in progress at his residence at 8:01 p.m. Wednesday. His wife reported being struck in the face several times during an argument. An officer observed injuries to her face consistent with her account of the incident.
- A woman in the 1200 block of Southeast Boulevard reported at 6:31 p.m. Wednesday that one of her family members won't stop calling her. She didn't want her to call anymore. The family member was contacted and told to stop.
- A woman in the 900 block of Liberty Street came to the police station at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday about a neighborhood problem. She wanted it documented.
- Police responded at 5:19 p.m. Wednesday to a railroad crossing gate malfunction on Allen Road. An officer stood by until a trouble shooter from the railroad arrived to check the gate.
- Andrew Cannon, 37, of 418 E. Sixth St., was taken into custody at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday at his residence on a warrant for failure to appear.
- Police responded at 4:18 p.m. Wednesday to Walmart on East State Street for a report of indecent exposure. Employees said several customers reported two young females entered the store and took off their tops. An employee said they left the store and fled in a red pickup. The vehicle wasn't located. Police followed up with an employee who said upon watching surveillance tapes, it was unclear if the incident actually occurred. Asset protection planned to review the tapes further.
-A suspicious person was reported at 3:01 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Penn Avenue where it was reported a male was causing a scene, walking in and out of cubicles. This was the second time he had caused a scene at the business and was told to leave.
- A man in the 900 block of Liberty Street called police at 1:26 p.m. Wednesday regarding an issue with a stepchild and the grandparents not bringing the child back after the mother dropped the child off to stay with them. They said they were waiting for her to return to take the child.
- A reckless vehicle was reported at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday and followed for short period on South Lincoln Avenue before being lost due to traffic. The vehicle was later found parked.
- Police were advised at 10:09 a.m. Wednesday about a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Penn Avenue which had not moved in a few weeks. A warning tag about a parking violation was left indicating if the vehicle was not moved by 10 a.m. today, it would be towed.
- A Giant Eagle manager called police at 8:19 a.m. Wednesday to report a license plate found in the parking lot. It was placed in the police lost and found.
- A woman from Third Street reported at 8:12 a.m. Wednesday that she took her son to work with her and someone took his handheld video game.
- A dog at large was reported at 3:46 p.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Liberty Street. A large white short-hair pit bull mix was found on Granite Avenue with a blue collar and no tags. The humane officer was called and was able to secure the dog.
- A woman on Westview Avenue reported at 3:29 p.m. Tuesday that she was the victim of a scam last Thursday. She was contacted by a male claiming to be her grandson who said he was in Mexico and involved in a traffic crash. He said he needed $2,000 sent to him to pay for the damages to the rental car. The woman purchased money pak cards and sent the money. She later discovered that the caller was not her grandson and he was not in Mexico.
- An officer checked for children playing in or near the road between Cedar Ridge and the driveway to Briargate at 2:36 p.m. Tuesday. A few children were in the area but not in the street. They were told the dangers of the road, but they denied being on the road.
- The manager of a business in the 2700 block of East State Street reported at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday that he was terminating an employee and wanted to be certain there were no problems. The female left without incident and the matter will be investigated.
- Matthew Sturgeon talked to police in the 200 block of North Ellsworth Avenue at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday to report his dog, a Cane Corso, was missing from his apartment on Cedar Ridge. He believed someone removed the dog from the apartment which was secure. The dog was described as 7 years old, brown, with a blue collar. The dog went missing after midnight.
- A couple from the 600 block of Franklin Avenue reported at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday that while searching Facebook, they saw an offer that a company called Pet Travel Agency was selling purebred dogs for the price of a $250 plane ticket. They sent money to the agency through Moneygram after several instant messages and texts were exchanged. They have since heard nothing from the agency and looked up information online and found out it's a scam.
- A woman in the 800 block of Morris Avenue reported at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday that since a dispute with her neighbors last Saturday, the neighbors have been shouting insults at her and her fiance when they're outside. She wants them to stop and let it drop. The neighbors were not home when police stopped by.
- Police were called at 11:43 a.m. Tuesday to Home Savings bank in the 600 block of East State Street for a man who was irate. Police were told the person had left before they arrived.
- Police responded to a medical call at 9:47 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of Franklin Avenue where an elderly woman fell backwards, striking her back and head on the floor. She was taken to Salem Regional Medical Center by EMT.
- Police responded to Centennial Park at 5:36 p.m. Tuesday for a report of male juveniles tossing smoke bombs out of a dark maroon vehicle. A vehicle matching the description was found with several male juveniles around it. The juveniles said they didn't know anything about the smoke bombs and none were seen in or around the vehicle.