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News in Salem

24

Aug

2017

Police Seek Suspect in Early Morning Robbery

Police Seek Robbery Suspect

13

Jul

2017

Arrest Made by Salem Police in Wednesday Shooting

Arrest made by Salem Police

4

May

2017

Police & Roanoke Co. Sheriff Create "Safe Zone"

New "Safe Exchange Zone" now available in Salem

2

May

2017

Police Make Arrest in Animal Cruelty Case

Corey Epps faces multiple charges

25

Apr

2017

Police Investigate Incident on Bowman Avenue

Police were called to Bowman Avenue on Sunday morning

18

Feb

2017

Spencer St. Cyr Named Police Officer of the Year

Salem’s Police Officer of the Year for 2016 is a young man credited with saving the lives of two innocent people and preserving critical crime scene evidence in a federal case. Officer Spencer St. Cyr did all of that and more on the night of August 20, 2016, and now his peers at the Salem Police Department have selected him for this prestigious annual honor.

11

Jan

2017

Police Investigate Property Damage Case

The Salem Police Department is currently investigating an act of property damage that occurred this week at the General Electric plant that is located at 1501 Roanoke Blvd.

27

Oct

2016

Police Make Arrest in Shots Fired Incident

Early this morning at approximately 12:30 a.m., officers from the Salem Police Department responded to the area of Ward Street and Springfield Avenue in reference to a report of shots fired.

24

Oct

2016

Commonwealth's Attorney Secures Plea in Couvrette Case

City of Salem Commonwealth’s Attorney, Tom Bowers, has secured a no contest plea and conviction against Edward Francis Couvrette, a former Salem businessman.

6

Oct

2016

Guilty Pleas Secured in Child Murder Case from 2015

The City of Salem Commonwealth’s Attorney has secured guilty pleas against two adults who were responsible for the death of a four-year-old and injuries to a six-year-old who lived in the same home on Front Avenue.
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