Friday, December 9, 2011
Theft: Two vehicles at Rick Bayus Motors, 5206 Youngstown-Poland Road, had their $200 catalytic converters removed.
Theft/criminal damaging: A woman at a gathering in the 3900 block of Sylvia Lane noticed a screw in her tire and that a $2,000 wedding ring, two laptop computers and Xbox game items were stolen.
Theft: Michael E. Gay, 40, of 379 Stephens St., Youngstown, was charged in the theft of a box of golf balls and computer-related items from Walmart, 1300 Doral Drive. He also was wanted by Trumbull County authorities on a theft warrant.
Theft: Jeffrey D. Mayhew, 19, of 409 Fifth St., Struthers, was charged, accused of stealing a $28 dirt bike from Walmart.
Theft: A South Avenue man reported the theft of a credit card.
Drugs: A traffic stop near South Avenue resulted in a felony drug-abuse charge against 22-year-old Raymond D. Sykes, 155 Wirt St., Youngstown. A police dog led to the discovery of a folded piece of paper containing a substance that tested positive for heroin, a report showed.
Theft: A man and a woman in their 20s stole about $1,770 worth of jewelry from Kmart, 1209 Boardman-Poland Road.
Arrest: Police responded to a vehicular crash on Glendale Avenue, where they charged 55-year-old Alan D. Conzett, 6619 Glendale, with obstructing official business. Conzett was not forthcoming and provided elusive answers regarding damage to his truck that hampered officers’ ability to complete the crash report, they said.
Theft: A Poland boy noticed his wallet missing at a Boardman-Poland Road fast-food restaurant.
Harassment: A Millcreek Boulevard woman said her former boyfriend sent numerous unwanted and annoying text messages.
Theft: The former owner of a Market Street business reported three drills, two four-wheel dollies and other items stolen after a close-out auction.
Identity fraud: An Old Oxford Lane woman told authorities she received a United Parcel Service package containing a $2,347 computer she never ordered and that she discovered an account had been opened in her name.
Theft: A man in the 300 block of Melrose Avenue reported his $300 cellphone stolen.
Theft/criminal damaging: A car in the 300 block of Melrose Avenue was damaged. Stolen were a set of keys and a wallet.
Arrest: Police on Melrose Avenue arrested 22-year-old Andrew D. Stanton, 26 N. Navarre Ave., Austintown, who was wanted on a warrant accusing him of failing to appear in court on a probation-violation charge.
Citation: Officers cited Delmon K. Woodley, 20, of 6063 Applecrest Court, Boardman, on a charge of having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Arrest: Rudolph Lewis, 38, of 6075 Applecrest Court, Boardman, was taken into custody during a traffic stop on Market Street. He was wanted on a probation-violation charge.
Drugs: Police pulled over 25-year-old Christopher M. Stout on Market Street, then charged him with possession of drug paraphernalia and drug abuse-marijuana. Stout, of 3410 Flo-Lor Lane, Youngstown, admitted having a suspected marijuana pipe as well as a bag of suspected marijuana, and was released on a summons, a report said.
Theft: Authorities took custody of 31-year-old Anthony E. Barbero, 3860 Indian Run Trail, Canfield, who was wanted on a warrant accusing him of having stolen merchandise from Babies “R” Us, The Baby Super Store, 1240 Doral Drive.
Citation: Police on U.S. Route 224 cited 25-year-old Timothy A. Eakin Jr., 3433 Niles-Cortland Road NE, Cortland, on a charge of having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Citation: Douglas E. Wade Jr., 21, of 5654 Lockwood Blvd., Boardman, received a citation charging him with marijuana possession.
Citation: Officers cited 28-year-old Amanda Wilhite, 38 Shields Road, Boardman, on a charge of having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Drugs: Dusty Zembauer, 24, of 12827 Springfield Road, New Springfield, was pulled over on Market Street, where he was cited on a charge of marijuana possession.
Arrests: A traffic stop on South Avenue resulted in the arrests of 20-year-old Jessie L. Winphrie, 408 Woodside Ave., Youngstown, and James Valentin, 48, of 440 Woodside. Winphrie and Valentin were wanted by Youngstown police on charges of assault and failure to appear in court, respectively.
Theft: Edward Clendenin II, 32, of 482 Clifton Drive, Warren, and Jason E. McElhaney, 37, of 3222 Bell South Road, Cortland, were charged with stealing cologne from Walmart. McElhaney also faced a felony drug-possession charge when, police said, five pills in a bag were in his pocket.
Theft: Miscellaneous clothing, toys and other items were removed from a vehicle on Shadyside Drive.
Theft: A Terrace Drive man reported numerous jewelry items and $1,000 stolen from his home.
Harassment: A Stratford Road man told police another man claiming the accuser owed him money threatened to blackmail him via phone.
Theft: A taillight was stolen off a truck in the 400 block of Southern Boulevard.
Theft: A woman at a Market Street store discovered her purse missing.
Criminal mischief: Derogatory comments were written on two vehicles, one each on Hillman Way and Windsor Road.
Theft: A township girl, 16, was charged with taking a $50 coat from Macy’s in the Southern Park Mall.
Theft: Jessica C. Kiehl, 25, and 30-year-old Richard R. Renfro, both of 190 Lowell Ave., Youngstown, were charged with stealing six DVDs from Walmart.
Theft: Fifty-two sheets of insulation, barrier rolls and a compactor were stolen from a construction site in the 7200 block of Market Street. The loss was more than $8,000.
Theft: A man in his early 20s took a cellphone charger and case from Sprint, 430 Boardman-Poland Road.
Theft: A Poland woman at a Youngstown-Poland Road bank discovered $5,300 missing from her checking account.
Theft: Jesse L. Harden, 20, of 327 Wills Ave., Youngstown, and a 12-year-old city boy were charged, accused of stealing two Xbox items from Walmart. The boy was released to the custody of his mother.
Theft: Two $120 global-positioning-system units were stolen from a vehicle in the 6400 block of Tara Drive.
Theft: A vacuum and a microwave oven were taken from a storage unit in the 7000 block of West Boulevard.
Criminal damaging: A car in the 1000 block of Tiffany Boulevard was found with a damaged passenger-side window.
Menacing: An employee with Verizon Wireless, 474 Boardman-Canfield Road, told police a man calling from Pittsburgh and unhappy with his service threatened to harm someone at the business.
Theft: A woman discovered her wallet missing while at a Boardman-Poland Road store.
Theft: A 14-year-old New Castle, Pa., boy faced charges of theft and possession of criminal tools after $31 worth of merchandise was stolen from Walmart, 1300 Doral Drive. The teen used a folding knife to open a package, and was released to the custody of an aunt, a report said.
Theft: Foy J. Levy, 33, of 347 Kenmore Ave., Youngstown, was charged with stealing five DVDs from Walmart, then released on a summons.
Fraud: A Melrose Avenue man told authorities a Youngstown bank had informed the victim that his account was $91.56 overdrawn, and that he learned an online company had withdrawn funds from the account without permission.
Breaking and entering: Someone entered a garage in the 90 block of Meadowbrook Avenue and removed a self-propelled push mower and a gas can.
Arrest: Police at the Mahoning County jail interviewed 18-year-old Ivan M. Lipscomb Jr., 4630 Rush Circle, Boardman, before charging him with attempted aggravated burglary, a second-degree felony, after a neighbor alleged he had kicked in her front door. Lipscomb also was charged with making a domestic-violence threat against his mother, who sought refuge at the neighbor’s home, a report showed.
Arrest: Authorities picked up 45-year-old Patrick S. Paris Jr., 9466 South Ave., Poland, on a warrant charging him with criminal trespassing. Paris was arguing with a clerk at an East Western Reserve Road gas station despite his having been given a criminal-trespassing warning, police said.
Assault: A woman reported a Lemans Drive man pushed and threw her to the ground in an unprovoked attack.
Arrest: Police at a Boardman-Poland Road store took into custody a 13-year-old Poland girl wanted on an order from the Martin P. Joyce Juvenile Justice Center in Youngstown. The original charge was theft.
Recovered property: A 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 truck that had been stolen in Struthers was found in the 6400 block of Tara Drive.
Arrest: Police responding to a shoplifting situation at Walmart arrested 51-year-old Stefan Breedlove, 1608 Market St., Youngstown, on a charge of failure to comply with police. Breedlove had refused to stop for officers, they said.
Vandalism: A security camera showed a male kicking and doing an estimated $1,000 in damage to a front-door window at a Boardman-Poland Road business.
Drugs: Officers on Tara Drive cited a Poland girl and a Boardman boy, both 16, on charges of possession of tobacco and marijuana, as well as on curfew violations.
Criminal damaging: Christmas decorations were knocked over and one was broken in the 70 block of Terrace Drive.
Domestic violence: Police charged Christine A. Leonard, 44, and Robert M. Smrek, 55, both of 5008 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, with the crime after a situation between them. Leonard alleged her boyfriend had thrown her to the ground, stepped on her throat and pulled her hair; Smrek alleged she attacked him as he slept. Both suffered injuries.
Arrest: Officers responding to a domestic dispute on Paxton Road took 26-year-old Saeed R. Garner, 1406 Lansdowne Blvd., Youngstown, into custody. He was wanted on warrants from Columbiana and Cuyahoga counties.
Theft: Two city girls, 13 and 15, were charged in the theft of $140.50 worth of clothing from Macy’s in the Southern Park Mall and released to the custody of their parents.
Domestic violence: Police booked 47-year-old Maureen A. Kather, 35 Woodrow Ave., Boardman, on a domestic-violence charge after two family members alleged an angry Kather pushed a 2-year-old boy to the ground after he had broken a computer attachment.
Arrests: A vehicle check in the 5200 block of Market Street led to the arrests of Devon C. Smallwood, 18, of 1108 Turin St., Youngstown, and Tanja L. Manigault, 36, of 84 13th St., Campbell, both of whom were wanted on felony charges of failing to appear in court. Smallwood also was cited when, police said, a suspected bag of marijuana was found.
Misuse of a credit card: A worker with a Southern Park Mall store realized her stolen credit card was used at several locations without authorization.
Theft: A woman noticed her purse missing while at a South Avenue business.
Breaking and entering: Someone broke into a shed in the 400 block of Rockdale Avenue via a rear wall before taking four rims and tires.
Fraud: An employee of Babies “R” Us, The Baby Super Store, 1240 Doral Drive, told police a man made fraudulent returns on a bedding set and a $120 bassinet.
Harassment: An Erskine Avenue man reported receiving two such calls.
Citation: Police near Red Tail Hawk Drive cited 27-year-old David E. Morrison of Pittsburgh on a charge of having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Assault: A township boy reported having been jumped, punched several times in the face and repeatedly slammed to the ground while in the 800 block of Mathews Road.
Criminal mischief: Three girls, two age 16 and one age 17, and a 16-year-old boy faced criminal-mischief charges after officers responded to a report of someone in a vehicle tossing eggs at residences in the 600 block of Oakridge Drive. Several cartons of eggs were found, though no homes sustained damage, a report said.
Theft/criminal damaging: The center console was removed from a car on Doral Drive.
Theft: Two $650 cellphones were taken from AT&T Mobile, 7125 Tiffany Blvd.
Theft: Two laptop computers, a diamond ring and an MP3 player were stolen from a home in the 700 block of Oakridge Drive.
Theft: A man age 35 to 40 stole a pack of cigarettes from Conroy’s Xpress,7598 Market St.
Theft/criminal mischief: A Grover Drive man reported a plant hanger stolen, and that someone had unstrung Christmas lights on the front of his home.
Drugs: After responding to a fight at a Market Street motel, police arrested 21-year-old Tara M. Stewart nearby on charges of possession of heroin, crack cocaine and drug-abuse instruments. Stewart, of 455 Spring St., Struthers, had two hypodermic syringes containing suspected heroin, a bag of suspected cocaine and a suspected drug pipe, a report showed.
Theft: Someone took $5 from a car in the 100 block of Jennette Drive.
Theft: A man stole a $200 candle display from Target, 417 Boardman-Poland Road, then fled.
Theft: A $125 rechargeable flashlight and money were removed from a work truck in the 6400 block of Tara Drive.
Auto theft: A 2004 Pontiac Classic was stolen in the 40 block of Newport Drive.
Fraud: A Hubbard man discovered two unauthorized withdrawals totaling $181 had been made with his bank card after he placed an order at a South Avenue fast-food restaurant.
Breaking and entering: Someone in the 50 block of Jennette Drive entered a shed and a vehicle before stealing a chain saw, a leaf blower, a compressor and a cellphone. The loss was estimated at $1,200.
Arrest: Authorities responded to a report of someone having fallen from a motorcycle on Mathews Road, then arrested 62-year-old James N. Gasior, 875 Afton Ave., Boardman, on a charge of violating a protection order. Gasior was with the woman who had filed the order, which was active, police said.
Theft: A $150 in-dash compact-disc player was removed from a car in the 1300 block of Doral Drive.