According to reports received from the Salem Police Department:

• An officer was dispatched to Fifth and Washington at 12:58 p.m. Dec. 26 reference a female lying in the street. Investigation of the report led to the arrest of a 40-year-old Salem female for possession of methamphetamine and other controlled substances. The suspect was incarcerated pending the application for warrants.

• An officer was dispatched to a residence in the 1100 block of South Hickory at 8:27 a.m. Dec. 29 reference a burglary. Investigation of the report revealed person(s) unknown entered a residence by force and took two firearms. The firearms were identified as a Taurus 357 caliber pistol valued at $700 and a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun valued at $250. The report is under investigation.

• At approximately 9:09 a.m. an officer was dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of West Roosevelt at 9:09 a.m. Dec. 25 reference an assault. Investigation of the report revealed a 37-year-old Salem male had assaulted a 69-year-old Salem male and a 38-year-old Salem female. Further investigation led to the arrest of the suspect for assault, assaulting officers, resisting arrest and property damage. The suspect was incarcerated pending the application for warrants.

• An officer located a 56-year-old Salem female in the 800 block of East Hunt who had an active arrest warrant from the City of Salem at 4:20 p.m. Dec. 29. The suspect was taken into custody on the warrant and later released with a new date to appear in court after posting bond.

• An officer located a 41-year-old Salem male in the 100 block of North Henderson who had an active arrest warrant from the City of Salem at 7:26 p.m. Dec. 29. The suspect was taken into custody on the warrant and later released after paying all fines and costs associated with the warrant.

• An officer was contacted at the Salem Police Department at 10:33 a.m. Dec. 30 reference identity theft. Investigation of the report revealed person(s) unknown took out a loan for $3,138.35 in the name of another without consent. The report is under investigation.

Contact the Salem Police Department at (573) 729-4242 if you have any information regarding an investigation ongoing or previously mentioned.