Lisbon Police reports
A possibly suicidal man in a brown van was reported at 3:31 a.m. Wednesday. The man lives in Salem, but had not returned home and no one had heard from him. The previous time this happened it was reported the man had attempted suicide. The person calling believed the last time the man had jumped off the Canton hill bridge, but had survived. Police checked the area, but were unable to find the man or the van. Then Salem police found him in his vehicle.
A child reportedly left the alternative school and it was reported at 6:17 p.m. Wednesday, he may have stopped at another home in Lisbon. Police checked, but learned he had not stopped there, but had continued walking to his home on Trinity Church Road.
A corporal with the Brookfield Township police department reported at 8:38 p.m. Wednesday someone was texting the captain of their fire department making sexually explicit comments. The number was found to belong to someone in Lisbon. He had texted the firefighter his name and address and had indicated he wanted to meet. The police officer had texted the Lisbon man back that he was 14-years-old and explicitly told the Lisbon texter to stop. However, after some time passed the Lisbon man still offered to meet the 14-year-old at Smith Oil and described himself as wearing a security shirt. Lisbon police found the man, wearing the shirt he described. They took him home and explained to him that what he had done was wrong and if the police in Brookfield Township decided to pursue it, he could go to jail or prison. The Lisbon man deleted the number in the presence of police and said it would not happen again. Brookfield Township police seemed happy with the remedy and did not indicate they were pursuing the matter further.
Terry Kellog of Days Inn, state Route 154, Lisbon, reported a semi ran into the guard rail in front of the hotel at 10:57 a.m. Thursday. Sean Michael Blossom, Bettendorf, Iowa, had been driving the semi owned by Roehl Transport of Gary, Ind., and clipped the guard rail, causing damage to the rail and ripping a tool box off the side of the trailer.
An East Lincoln Way, Lisbon, man reported at 10:29 p.m. Thursday he was upset his fiance’s uncle, was staying at a woman’s home and refusing to come home with him. The woman said the man was yelling at her windows trying to get the man staying there to come outside. She does not want the man yelling at her home on her property any longer. Police explained to the man filing the report that he needs to leave, but his fiance’s uncle is an adult and can stay there if she allows him to.
While on patrol, Lisbon police were approached by a man to talk at 12:01 a.m. Friday. The man reported his girlfriend kicked him out of the house and he had no where to stay for the night. He was given a ride to the police station and allowed to try to call for a ride. However, he could not reach anyone, so he asked to be transported to a West High Street address, where he has a friend living. When he arrived there, he was unable to contact the homeowner. Then he told police if he just could get his phone charged, he could contact someone for a ride, but his phone charger was back at his ex’s home on Maple Street. Police took him there, but again they could not get anyone to come to the door. He was dropped back off at Shenanigans bar.
A suspicious man was reported on South Lincoln Avenue at 8:32 a.m. Friday. Police could not find him, but after getting the description it was determined it was the same man police had dealt with who had been looking for a place to stay around midnight.
A Sherman Street resident reported a gun shot sound at 1:33 a.m. Friday. Police checked the area, but did not find anything out of the ordinary. It was determined a neighbor was having a small fire and something thrown onto the fire made a loud popping noise.