YOUNGSTOWN -- A 30-year-old Osborn Avenue resident returned from work at 7:10 p.m. Friday to discover the door kicked in and several belongings missing.
The victim reported two cordless phones, a cellular phone, four gold bracelets, assorted gold earrings and a gold and diamond engagement ring, valued at $3,000, were missing.
YOUNGSTOWN -- A Parkwood Avenue woman was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and with carrying a concealed weapon.
Police said they spotted the 43-year-old driving on the wrong side of the road at 12:05 a.m. Saturday at Woodland and Overland avenues. Officers said that when they pulled her over at Edwards Street and Lakewood Avenue and approached her vehicle, they noticed three used crack pipes and a switchblade knife.
The woman was taken to the Mahoning County jail.
Assault, theft reported
YOUNGSTOWN -- A 24-year-old Warren man reported $1,100 and his car were stolen at 2 p.m. Friday.
He drove a 19-year-old friend to a residence on Clearmont Avenue, and the friend asked to borrow $20. The victim produced a large wad of cash and handed him $20.
The victim reported a 21-year-old Parkview Avenue resident then arrived and beat him with a gun. He got the victim's money wad while the Clearmont resident also struck him.
The victim was dragged from his car, and his prosthetic leg detached during the struggle. The two men searched the limb for money and then escaped in his gray, four-door 1990 Oldsmobile Regency. He was treated at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
TV, VCR stolen
YOUNGSTOWN -- Entertainment equipment was reported missing from a 60-year-old's residence on Evergreen Avenue.
Police report he returned to his house at 1:30 p.m. Friday to find his 32-inch RCA television set, cable box and VCR missing -- a loss valued at about $1,150.
Vacant building burns
YOUNGSTOWN -- The fire department extinguished a blaze at a vacant building at 351 Wallace St.
The 10:47 a.m. Friday fire occurred in the attic of the boarded-up structure, burning off the roof and causing an estimated $10,000 in loss.