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The Salem Police Department released their reports involving property damage, theft, trespassing and burglary. On June 12th
at 9:00 PM, an officer was detailed to the 1200 block of Highway 32 in reference to property damage. The report revealed that person(s) unknown broke a double pane glass out of a metal frame door. The damage is valued at $700 and the report is under investigation. On June 16th
at 6:19 PM, an officer was detailed to the Salem City Park in reference to the theft of a purse. The report revealed that person(s) unknown took a purse from the pavilion. Further investigation led to the recovery near the wood line on the north end of the park of the purse and contents minus $22 cash. The report is under investigation. On June 21st
at 4:35 PM, an officer was detailed to the 200 block of East Fourth Street in reference to property damage. The report revealed that person(s) unknown cut the sidewall of a tire. The tire is valued at $150 and the report is under investigation. On June 25th
at 7:03 PM, an officer was detailed to the 1800 block of South Oak in reference to trespassing. The report led to the arrest of a 27-year old female and a 17-year old female both of Salem for 1st
degree trespassing. Both were issued summons to appear in court and released. At 10:08 PM June 25th
, an officer was detailed to a residence in the 300 block of East Franklin in reference to a burglary. The report revealed that person(s) unknown entered a residence by force, took $200 cash and damaged the property. The report is under investigation. Anyone with any information regarding these incidents is asked to please contact the Salem Police Department by calling 729-4242.
The Salem Police Department have also released their reports involving fights and disorderly conduct. On June 16th at 11:06, an officer was detailed to the 900 block of East Center Street in reference to a fight. The report led to the arrest of a 19-year old Salem male for assault and disorderly conduct. A 17-year old Salem male was also placed under arrest for disorderly conduct and failure to obey a lawful order of a police officer, and a 21-year old Salem male was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct. All were issued summons to appear in court and released. On June 17th at 10:37 PM, an officer was detailed to the intersection of Highway 19 and Third Street in reference to a fight in progress. The reported revealed that a 30-year old male from Licking had assaulted a 33-year old Salem female. He was arrested for 2nd degree assault, refusal to obey a lawful order of a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest. He was incarcerated pending the application for warrants. On June 21st at 8:16 PM, an officer was detailed to the 300 block of East Bryan in reference to a domestic disturbance. The report led to the arrest of a 26-year old Salem female for disorderly conduct. She was incarcerated and issued a summons to appear in court upon her release. Anyone with any information should call the Salem Police at 729-4242.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) has announced the chip seal treatment planned for Route EE in Phelps County, from Route B to the end of state maintenance, has been postponed due to weather delays on projects scheduled ahead of these routes. This work was originally planned for July 2nd and 3rd. An announcement will be made as soon as a new date has been set. For additional information regarding this or other transportation-related topics, contact the MoDOT Customer Service Center, toll-free, at 1-888-ASK MoDOT (275-6636).
The City of Salem Finance Committee will meet this afternoon at 1:00 for a public meeting to discuss the 2007/2008 fiscal year budget. Immediately following that meeting, the City of Salem Board of Aldermen will hold a special meeting immediately after the Finance Committee meeting to consider the approval of the 2007/2008 budget, along with ordinance #3101 which would officially adopt the budget. The Board will also consider a trailer court license approval. The meeting will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers at 1:30 p.m. and is open to the public.