A summary of recent crime activity in Girard and Liberty:
Jan. 24
Breaking and entering: Nothing appeared to be missing after a woman noticed someone had kicked in the front door at her home in the 40 block of Shawnee Drive. Her son found the door jamb cracked.
Domestic violence: Police arrested a South Davis Street man on a domestic-violence charge after his cousin alleged the man beat him up during a dispute about money. The suspect told police the victim stole the money and assaulted him.
Jan. 25
Damage: A woman in the 600 block of Washington Avenue said her husband may have cut a gas line on her truck.
Jan. 18
Theft: A customer left a Shell True North station, 3990 Belmont Ave., and failed to pay for $27.80 worth of gasoline.
Misuse of a credit card: A woman in the 4800 block of Fifth Avenue told police that a man made $272 worth of purchases by improperly using her credit card.
Arrests: After stopping a car for running a red light near Goldie Road and Belmont Avenue, officers arrested a Warren man, 27, and a Niles man, 28. One was charged with complicity to theft; the other suspect faced charges of theft, reckless operation of a motor vehicle and failure to comply with the orders of a police officer. Police said they found 11 Sony PlayStation 2 game cartridges inside the vehicle that had been stolen from Movie Gallery, 3551 Belmont Ave.
Jan. 19
Robbery: Police arrested a 34-year-old Youngstown woman after an employee at Dollar General, 3551 Belmont Ave., said she left the store without paying for a $20 karaoke machine and a five-pack of socks. The charge against the suspect was upgraded to robbery after officers say she struggled with them as they tried to handcuff her, and that she told them she had a gun.
Jan. 20
Theft: A Youngstown woman discovered someone removed a change purse containing $110 from her purse inside a shopping cart while she shopped at Giant Eagle, 4700 Belmont Ave.
Arrest: The U.S. Marshall's Service arrested a Youngstown man, 28, wanted on a warrant from Liberty charging him with felonious assault.
Domestic violence: Police arrested a 29-year-old Youngstown man in the 3000 block of Green Acres Drive. He was charged with domestic violence after a woman alleged he jumped on her and punched her in the head during an argument at her residence. She had injuries to her head and thigh.
Burglary: A man called police after someone jimmied a rear basement window and entered his apartment in the 3000 block of Frederick Street. Four toy locomotive trains valued at a total of $1,500 were taken.
Jan. 21
Theft: An employee at Colortyme, 3013 Belmont Ave., noticed someone stole three envelopes by sliding them through a slot between a door and its frame. The envelopes contained a check as well as $55 worth of payments.
Theft: Someone drove away from a Shell True North gas station, 3990 Belmont Ave., without paying for $19.92 worth of gasoline.
Auto theft: A woman in the 3000 block of Northgate Avenue discovered her 1988 Olds Cutlass Ciera stolen from her driveway.
Misuse of a credit card: A Niles man found out his credit card was improperly used to make four purchases worth $291 at a Speedway gas station, 4210 Belmont Ave.
Jan. 22
Theft: An Austintown man reported that after he removed snow from a driveway in the 3000 block of Dade Avenue someone took his $517 snow blower.
Jan. 23
Theft/criminal damaging: A man reported a $150 AM-FM-CD stereo stolen from his vehicle at his home in the 4100 block of Logan Gate Road, and that his car's door lock may have been damaged. Also, a man in the same area discovered his van's door lock had been jimmied before someone removed a CD player and a $200 DVD/TV/VCR unit.
Theft: A man in the 1700 block of Naylor-Lloyd Road reported $300 worth of assorted coins, two wristwatches, a $700 collectible penny, 13 CDs and other items stolen from his bedroom. The theft came to about $1,411.

Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.