A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Girard and Liberty.



A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Girard and Liberty.
HUBBARD
April 28
Theft: A car was broken into in the 10 block of Walnut Street, and items were stolen.
Arrest: Police arrested a Youngstown man near East Liberty Street and Oak Knoll Drive. He was wanted on a warrant from Youngstown charging him with aggravated menacing.
April 29
Theft: A woman reported her purse stolen while at Bell Wick Bowl, 6105 W. Liberty St.
Theft: A woman pumped $10 worth of gasoline at Flying J Travel Plaza, 2226 N. Main St., and left without paying.
April 30
Burglary: A woman reported the theft of three bicycles from her garage in the 500 block of Caroline Avenue.
Drugs: A woman called authorities after opening the door to an apartment in the 30 block of Hillview Avenue and smelling suspected marijuana.
MAY 1
Recovered property: A man found a .22-cal. rifle near a home in the 600 block of Lloyd Street that was being prepared for demolition.
Criminal mischief: A worker at Devine's Shop 'n' Save, 529 N. Main St., discovered someone sprayed a salt-water solution into some vending machines.
Fraud: A woman in the 500 block of Erie Street found out her credit card had been used fraudulently.
Criminal mischief: An employee with the Hubbard Board of Education, 350 Hall Ave., found that a portable toilet had been deliberately tipped over.
May 2
Breaking and entering: Someone broke into a laundry room at an apartment complex on Youngstown-Hubbard Road.
Criminal mischief: An employee at Thompson's General Excavating, 895 N. Main St., told police people on four-wheel vehicles damaged a portion of the business's parking lot.
GIRARD
May 1
Aggravated robbery: Officers arrested a 25-year-old Youngstown man in his vehicle after a gunman tried to rob Espresso Market, 1125 N. Highland Ave. The man was wanted on a warrant from Girard charging him with cultivating marijuana, but no charges relating to the robbery had been filed against him at the time of the report.
May 2
Burglary: A woman discovered her apartment in the 30 block of East Broadway Avenue had been broken into. Stolen were six steaks, a pair of tennis shoes and several pairs of jeans and shirts.
Theft: Police arrested a 39-year-old Youngstown man after he was accused of concealing two steaks and leaving Santisi's IGA Super Center, 419 N. State St., without paying for them. Criminal mischief: Police received numerous complaints pertaining to vehicles that were damaged in and near the 400 block of East Wilson Avenue after someone threw rocks at them. Damage to vehicles included broken windows as well as damage to their quarter panels, mirrors, taillights and trunks.
Criminal mischief: A woman in the 200 block of East Kline Street noticed someone placed galvanized nails in a portion of her wooden fence.
Criminal damaging: An Austintown man accused another man of breaking the victim's vehicle's rear window with a rock at a residence in the 400 block of St. Clair Avenue.
May 3
Criminal mischief: A man told police a former roommate broke a window to the victim's residence in the 500 block of Mosier Road.
LIBERTY
April 26
Recovered property: A 1997 Mercury minivan stolen from Harv's Cars, Boardman, was recovered at a BP station, 2703 Belmont Ave.
Criminal damaging: A woman in the 200 block of Colonial Drive reported a Youngstown woman, 19, broke the victim's apartment window during an argument. Damage was $150.
April 27
Arrests: Police made two arrests after stopping a vehicle in the 5000 block of Belmont Avenue. Taken into custody were a Youngstown man, 37, on charges of driving under suspension and having fictitious license plates, as well as on a warrant from Boardman charging him with failure to appear on a theft count; an Austintown man, 30, was wanted on two traffic warrants.
Burglary/theft: A man in the 200 block of Yvonne Drive discovered someone pried open a garage door and stole a radio, a digital camera, a set of golf clubs and an Ipod from his vehicle.
Auto theft: A man reported the theft of his 1998 Honda Accord from his residence in the 500 block of Santa Monica Drive.
Criminal damaging: A Mansell Drive man reported someone did $400 worth of damage to his car's passenger-side door panel.
Drugs: After pulling over a vehicle in the 3200 block of Belmont Avenue, officers arrested a Youngstown man, 27, after finding an open bottle of beer as well as 12 small bags of suspected marijuana. Charges against the man were drug abuse (marijuana), driving under suspension and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
April 28
Arrest: Officers took a 40-year-old Girard man into custody near Wendy's, 4001 Belmont Ave., after responding to a report of an unwanted person there. The man was charged with criminal trespassing and menacing after an employee alleged he threatened to harm her if she called police.
April 29
Criminal damaging: A man in the 3000 block of Northgate Road said a Youngstown woman, 28, broke a window to his apartment.
Recovered property: A Youngstown man who reported his 1999 Honda Accord stolen found it in a wooded area near Elruth Street.
April 30
Theft: A worker at Church Hill Motors, 1480 Church Hill-Hubbard Road, found out someone removed four hubcaps from a vehicle, resulting in a $700 loss.
Fraud: An employee at Papa John's Pizza, 3195 Belmont Ave., reported that a woman who placed a $19 order over the phone used a credit card that turned out to be lost or stolen.
May 1
Criminal damaging: Someone kicked a vehicle's driver's-side door several times at Perkins Family Restaurant, 3632 Belmont Ave., causing $300 in damage.
Criminal damaging: A man in the 5500 block of Lamplighter Drive reported his mailbox was smashed, and that someone drove through his yard.
Breaking and entering: Someone broke into a room at the Tallyho-tel, 4249 Belmont Ave., and took a $150 TV.

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