According to reports received from the Salem Police Department:

• An officer was contacted at 5:08 p.m. Nov. 21 by a local bank reference someone trying to cash a check that had been stolen from Mountain Grove. The officer was given the description of the suspects and the vehicle they were in. The officer’s investigation led to a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle. Further investigation led to the arrest of a 40-year-old Houston male for forgery and a 30-year-old Licking female on an active arrest warrant from Texas County. The two suspects were released to the custody of Texas County for further investigation.

• An officer was contacted at the Salem Police Department at 1:34 p.m. Nov. 22 reference fraudulent transactions on a stolen credit card. Investigation of the report revealed an unidentified suspect made fraudulent transactions totaling $918.99. The report is under investigation.

• A vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation at 10:43 p.m. Nov. 22. Investigation of the stop led to the arrest of a 55-year-old Salem male for driving while intoxicated. The suspect was issued a summons to appear in court and released.

• A vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation at 9:58 p.m. Nov. 23. Investigation of the stop led to the arrest of an 18-year-old Salem male for driving without a valid driver’s license. The suspect was issued a summons to appear in court and released.

• A vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation at 12:59 a.m. Nov. 24. Investigation of the stop led to the arrest of a 40-year-old St. James male for possession of marijuana. The suspect was issued a summons to appear in court and released.

• An officer transported a 30-year-old Rolla female from Phelps County Jail to Dent County Jail at 8 a.m. Nov. 26 due to an active arrest warrant from the City of Salem. The suspect was incarcerated pending a court appearance.

• A vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation at 11:32 p.m. Nov. 27. Investigation of the stop led to the arrest of a 51-year-old Salem male for driving while suspended. The suspect was issued a summons to appear in court and released.

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