East Side man heldon murder charge
YOUNGSTOWN -- A 24-year-old East Side man is being held with bond set at $1 million in last month's murder of a 29-year-old McBride Street man.
Lorice Moore of McGuffey Road was arraigned Tuesday by Judge Robert G. Lisotto of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court.
Moore faces a murder charge in the shooting death of Stephen Shackleford, who was found March 19 outside his home in the Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority's Victory Annex complex on the East Side.
Investigators said four men were involved in the slaying.
Two other men have been indicted. Eddie Bryant, 24, of Cohasset Drive, and Armin D. Moore, 23, of Kendis Circle, each face one count of murder and a firearm specification.
An outstanding warrant remains for Calvin Moore, 30.
YOUNGSTOWN -- A Mahoning County deputy sheriff arrested a 12-year-old Poland boy after he tried to bring a collapsible knife and a sharp metal cutting instrument into Adams Alternative School on Cooper Street, police reports say.
The items were found in the pupil's pockets as the officer did security checks around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The boy was charged with juvenile delinquency by way of conveyance or possession of a deadly weapon on school grounds, and was released to go home on a school bus.
The school, which is run by Mahoning County Educational Service Center, serves pupils with discipline problems.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Carl McCollough, 51, of Shehy Street, pleaded innocent to assault Monday before municipal Judge Robert A. Douglas Jr. He is accused of punching a security guard at city hall.
His bond was set at 10 percent of $1,500. A hearing was set for 9:15 a.m. May 1 before Judge Elizabeth A. Kobly.
Judge Douglas also set a $3,500 cash or surety bond for Clarence Williams Jr., 19, of East Delason Avenue, on a charge of aggravated trafficking in drugs. He's accused of selling drugs in the street near his home.
His preliminary hearing was set for 2:30 p.m. April 29.
CANFIELD -- Police are investigating a report that a 21-year-old Mineral Ridge man was beaten by about 20 young people Friday night at a party in a Sleepy Hollow Drive home.
The man, of Lincoln Avenue, was taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital. He later checked himself out against medical advice, police said.
According to a report filed Monday, the man told police he was punched and kicked around 10 p.m.
Police spoke to a juvenile who said the man made threats that frightened her, prompting the attack.
Assault, rape casebrings $1 million bond
YOUNGSTOWN -- A municipal court judge ordered bonds totaling $1 million on a man accused of beating and raping his girlfriend during a four-hour drive through the East and South sides.
Shajehan Haywood, 30, of West Warren Avenue, was arraigned in municipal court Tuesday on three rape charges and a charge of felonious assault.
Judge Robert A. Douglas Jr. ordered cash or surety bonds of $250,000 on each of the four felony charges. He also ordered that Haywood have no contact with his girlfriend of 12 years.
The girlfriend told police she and Haywood had a fight before they got into her vehicle. She said he beat her repeatedly with his fists and once with a stick during the drive.
She said he stopped twice at his father's house to rape her and once at a drive-through store, where he forced her to perform a sexual act.