— Officers spoke with a complainant on station at 10:25 p.m. Friday who reported the theft of a cell phone while it was plugged into the wall of a business in the 500 block East Pershing Street. Officers viewed video of the incident and identified a suspect, who denied taking the phone. The matter is under investigation.
— An officer responded to the 500 block of North Howard Avenue at 9:36 p.m. Friday in reference to a fireworks complaint. Other officers had responded earlier in the evening and warned the residents in question. The officer sat stationary in the area for several minutes but did not hear any fireworks being set off.
— Officers responded with the fire department to the 400 block of East Third Street at 8:44 p.m. Friday in reference to a tree a down and stood by until no longer needed.
— Officers responded with the fire department to the 900 block of Highland Avenue at 8:36 p.m. Friday in reference to lines down and stood by until no longer needed.
— Officers responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street at 7:44 p.m. Friday for an unwanted person, but the complainant refused to cooperate with police or give his information, and did not give a description of the person to be removed from the property. Officers found a man who said he was visiting someone but was leaving.
— Officers responded to the 1800 block of Shady Lane at 6:42 p.m. Friday where a resident reported someone had assaulted her and she wanted her trespassed from the property. The complainant did not want to press charges and the other person was told not to return.
— Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 2400 block of East State Street at 1:15 p.m. Friday in which Rachel D. Councell, 45, Wellsville, was eastbound on East State Street and attempted to turn left into the Salem Plaza, striking a westbound vehicle driven by Irene M. Maurer, 68, Salem. Both drivers claimed to have the right of way at the stop light, and with no independent witnesses, no one was cited. No injuries were reported.
— An officer responded to the 2500 block of Lexington Avenue at 11:35 a.m. Friday where tenants of an apartment reported an attempted breaking and entering the previous evening in which the rubber weather strip on the front door had been pulled out and there were pry marks and scratches, although no entry had been made.
— A 200 block East Eighth Street resident reported at 9:59 a.m. Friday he had accidentally left two laptops sitting outside and they were missing when he went to retrieve them.
— Officers responded to the 500 block of Walnut Street at 8:22 a.m. Friday in reference to someone sleeping outside on a property where he did not live. Officers spoke with the person in question and he was sent on his way.
— Officers responded to a 911 hang up call from the 500 block of East Third Street at 8:01 a.m. Friday in which it sounded like a domestic in the background. Officers spoke with a woman who said she had been in a verbal dispute with a man who was trying to make her leave the home without evicting her. She said the man had left before officers arrived and she was advised of her options.
— Officers responded to the 800 block of Washington Avenue at 7:21 a.m. Friday where a resident reported she has full custody of her child and that the father was on his way to take the child. Officers spoke with the father and advised him the child was to stay with the mother due to Ohio custody laws. He was advised to speak with an attorney.