Woman hospitalized with facial wound
Woman hospitalizedwith facial wound
YOUNGSTOWN -- A woman was shot in the face about 9:25 a.m. today in a wooded area off McGuffey Road. Her identity and condition at St. Elizabeth Health Center weren't immediately revealed.
The woman said she was driven to the remote area by two men and shot, Detective Sgt. Douglas Bobovnyik said. The woman ran to a house in the 3200 block of McGuffey and sought help.
The resident, who asked that her name not be used, said the shooting victim said "hide me." The resident let the victim hide in a garage and called 911.
Loud-music complaintleads to gun charge
YOUNGSTOWN -- Complaints of loud music at 708 Delaware Ave. at 12:20 a.m. today resulted in the arrest of the resident, Emanuel Summers, 25, on a gun charge.
When police arrived at the house, they stopped a car with an expired temporary tag leaving the driveway. Summers, a passenger in the car, acknowledged that he had a gun, reports show.
Police confiscated a loaded .38-caliber handgun and arrested Summers on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Several prescriptions were stolen from an East Side home during a burglary.
A 43-year-old Center Street woman said someone had entered the home between 6 and 10:15 p.m. Thursday and took an electric typewriter, vitamins and prescriptions including a pain reliever and a drug commonly used to treat seizure disorders and anxiety.
Arrested on DUI charge
YOUNGStOWN -- Louis Yannerella, 36, of Quentin Drive was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence after twice driving by a Mahoning County deputy sheriff's home early Saturday while a police officer was taking an aggravated-menacing report about Yannerella, reports show.
The deputy told police that he and Yannerella had confrontations at two bars. The city officer pursued Yannerella from the deputy's house and pulled him over near McCullum Road. Yannerella, a laborer with the Mahoning County engineer's office, failed field sobriety tests and refused to take a Breathalyzer test, police said.
Marilyn Kenner, chief deputy engineer, said today that his employment status would be discussed, noting his job does not require him to drive.
Man held in assault
YOUNGSTOWN -- Ellis Moody III, 20, of West Judson Avenue has been charged with the assault of a 14-year-old girl. He is accused of kicking her in the face.
Moody, a city parks department part-time laborer, was arrested on a warrant Saturday night on the South Side and booked into the Mahoning County jail.
Joseph R. McRae, head of the park and recreation department, could not be reached. A parks spokesman said the arrest explains Moody's absence this morning.
Teens cited over drugs
YOUNGSTOWN -- Three teenage boys -- two from Boardman and one from the city's West Side -- were issued drug citations Saturday evening when stopped by police after leaving a suspected drug house on West Evergreen Avenue. Police stopped the boys' car on Hillman Street.
The driver told police that the rear seat passenger, a 15-year-old from Melrose Avenue, Boardman, bought marijuana. It was found hidden under the console. Police also found marijuana pipes and rolling papers. The boy was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
The driver, 17, of Aravesta Avenue, Boardman, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Another passenger, a 17-year-old Quentin Drive boy, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. The boys were taken to police headquarters downtown and released to their parents.