Jerry D. Faulk, 52, was plowing the Smith Oil lot at 3:16 a.m. Monday when he backed onto East Lincoln Way and struck a vehicle driven by Leonard N. Bloor, 62, of Salem. Faulk, of Elkton Road, Lisbon, was cited for improper backing.
Police were called to an apartment house on East Lincoln Way at 2 a.m. Saturday, where they were met by Homer Carnes and Ashley Barron. Carnes said they were awakened by David L. Todd pounding on the door and yelling he wanted to fight him. Todd then tried to get at Carnes by putting his arm through a window, with the shards cutting Carnes on the arm and face. Police then went to Todd's upstairs apartment but he refused to let them in, so the officers broke in. At this point, Todd, who was quite drunk, went with the officers, who charged him with assault and criminal damaging. While being transported to the county jail, the 42-year-old Todd became argumentative and accused the officers of touching him inappropriately and threatening to assault the one officer if he ever touched him again like that. While in the cruiser, Todd managed to get his handcuffed hands in front of him and then reached into the front seat to get his coat because he was cold.
Joann Clarkson's vehicle reportedly clipped a side mirror on a vehicle driven by Jeremy Howe when she pulled around Howe at the intersection of Saltwell Road and state Route 45 at 5:33 p.m. Thursday.
Elaine Sexton, manager of the BP station, reported Jan. 18 she believes a newer clerk was the victim of a short-change scam. She said the alleged crime was perpetrated by two black male customers, who came into the store and made several money exchanges. After they left, BP determined they were short $150.
Police were called to Roseland Commons at 5:28 p.m. Jan. 27 in regard to a suicide attempt, and an ambulance arrived to transport the woman to a local hospital.
Jessica Fitzpatrick, South Park Avenue, reported Feb. 4 that Amber Possage was calling and harassing her. An officer contacted Possage and told her to quit calling Fitzpatrick, which she agreed to do.
Cora Lewis from Cherished Children's day care center called at 10:54 p.m. Feb. 4 there was a white man in a dark coat and hood pulled over his head who approached one of the parents who was picking up their child. The man said he was bleeding and needed a band-aid. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the person.
Jeanne Wilson, East Chestnut Street, reported Feb. 5 snow from the Save-A-Lot supermarket was plowed in such a way that it was blocking the rear portion of her driveway. Police determined the snow was piled on Save-A-Lot's property, not Wilson's, and that this was a civil dispute, and she was not allowed to cross private property to exit the rear of her property.
Aryn Glenn reported Friday she and her husband were moving from a home on North Market Street, and they found the locks had been changed when they returned to gather some items. They were later let in the house, only to discover boxes had been ransacked and that 25 porcelain dolls in their original boxes were missing.
Police were called to an apartment house on West Washington Street at 7:44 p.m. Monday, where Corey Cope reported a woman armed with a rake charged him and his friend and accused them of parking in her spot. Cope said the woman shoved him, so he shoved her back and she fell into the snow. The woman, later identified as Lisa Odey, was intoxicated and very hard to follow and changed her story four times. Odey was advised to just go to bed. Odey called at 9:31 p.m. to say she was assaulted when pushed into the snow and began rambling. She was told to call back when she sobers up. Odey was also warned if she called back before then she would be charged.
An elderly Lisbon woman reported Friday being the victim of a lottery scam after getting a call saying she had won $500,000 from an international sweepstakes out of Florida. The woman called the number provided and the people told her she needed to wire them money to cover the taxes and fees before her winnings could be released. She ended up sending a total of $12,500 via Western Union to three people in Manila, Philippines. The same people called back to say they needed more money for attorney fees and then a package would be sent to the Cleveland Airport, which she found out was untrue.
Kristy L. Walter, East Lincoln Way, reported being struck from behind by another vehicle while stopped in traffic because of a disabled semi-truck on North Market at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday. The other driver was Deanne L. Johnson of East Palestine.
A caller reported there was a fight in the 300 section of North Beaver Street at 4 a.m. Wednesday. The responding officer could hear a couple speaking but it did not sound like fighting. The couple said everything was fine, and the officer did not see anything unusual.
Police were asked by a sheriff's deputy to look out for a male walking along state Route 45 near McDonald's at 9:07 a.m. Sunday. The officer did not find any such person.
Thomas Hawkins, who drives a CARTS vehicle, was getting gas at the Circle K at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday when another motorist, Bettina Leake, tried to squeeze past him, striking the bus. Leake claimed the CARTS bus drove too fast through the parking lot, nearly striking her vehicle head-on.