Summary of recent crime in Liberty:
Dec. 28
Domestic violence: A man, 28, was arrested at his residence in the 200 block of Colonial Drive and charged with domestic violence. The suspect's wife alleged he became angry about their children and struck her in the neck with his elbow before grabbing her around the neck and pushing her against a chair in their living room.
Dec. 29
Attempted breaking and entering: A man noticed damage had been done to a rear door after someone tried to break into Wharmby Sports, 3173 Belmont Ave. The door sustained minor damage.
Aggravated menacing: A Youngstown woman reported that she went to an apartment in the 2800 block of Belmar Drive to visit her mother and that a man, 66, and a woman threatened to push her down a flight of steps after she asked them not to yell at her son.
Criminal damaging: A woman in the 20 block of Tuttle Lane said her brother, 15, kicked her vehicle and placed a large dent in its fender when she refused to give him money.
Auto theft: A Boardman woman reported her 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe stolen from the Perkins Family Restaurant parking lot, 3632 Belmont Ave.
Dec. 30
Theft: An employee at the JJ Gumberg Co., 3551 Belmont Ave., discovered someone disassembled and stripped four rooftop air-conditioning units. The loss came to about $20,000.
Recovered property: A woman in the 200 block of Mansell Drive recovered a purse, later determined to have been stolen in Youngstown, in her yard.
Dec. 31
Arrest: After responding to a report of an unwanted person at a residence in the 3100 block of Hadley Road, police arrested a 36-year-old Youngstown man on a charge of aggravated trespassing. Officers say they found him in the woman's basement after he entered through a basement window, despite having been warned to stay away from the residence.
Jan. 1
Assault/criminal damaging: A Holly Drive woman alleged a man, 18, became angry and struck her in the head and back, and that he caused a total of $450 in damage to her car's windshield and a radio/CD player.
Theft/criminal damaging: A Youngstown man told police another man saw the victim's girlfriend use a hammer to break his vehicle's window at a residence in the 3000 block of Northgate Avenue. Taken from the car were a leather coat, a digital camera and $100 in cash.
Assault: Police arrested a 24-year-old Poland man at Choices Nite Club, 1620 Motor Inn Drive, on an assault charge after a security guard alleged the suspect struck him with a shoe during an altercation. The victim had redness and swelling near his left biceps.
Arrest: A 32-year-old Youngstown man was arrested at the Mahoning County jail on a warrant from Liberty charging him with one count of failure to appear in court on a theft charge.
Arrests: After responding to a report of a wanted person at the American Inn, 1600 Motor Inn Drive, officers apprehended a 22-year-old Richwood, W.Va., woman wanted on a felony warrant from West Virginia charging her with probation violation. Police also arrested a Niles man, 36, wanted on a warrant from Liberty; he faced an additional charge of possession of drug paraphernalia (crack pipe) after police say he admitted the suspected crack pipe found in his coat pocket was his.
Jan. 2
Auto theft/recovered property: The Ohio State Highway Patrol recovered a 1990 Honda Accord after a Cortland man and his grandson, 24, reported it stolen from the Quailty Inn and Suites parking lot, 4055 Belmont Ave.
Theft: A Kent man returned to Denny's Restaurant, 4020 Belmont Ave., to retrieve his $75 cellular phone and discovered it was missing.
Breaking and entering: An employee at A.E. Vea Ballroom Dance Club, 3900 Belmont Ave., arrived to discover someone had pried open a rear door and took $105 from an envelope and a pinball machine that was tampered with.
Domestic violence: Police arrested a 41-year-old man at his Holly Drive home on a domestic-violence charge. The suspect's mother alleged he had been drinking and that he had threatened to kill her.
Jan. 3
Robbery: Two employees at Giant Eagle, 4700 Belmont Ave., told police that a woman in her early to mid-30s struggled with them after the two say they confronted and tried to detain a shoplifter. The woman fled in a dark-colored vehicle after one of the workers recovered a shopping bag containing various seafood products, dog food and other items she was accused of stealing. The theft came to about $155.77.
Breaking and entering: An employee at Blake's Mini Storage Inc., 5355 Belmont Ave., discovered 16 storage units had been broken into. Someone cut a section of fence to enter the property before forcing open the units.
Assault: A Youngstown man told police another Youngstown man, 27, punched him in the left side of his face at Big Lots, 3541 Belmont Ave. The victim had redness and swelling in the affected areas.

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