Girard, Hubbard and Liberty police calls

By Ernie Brown


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


March 1

Damage: Someone tampered with and removed $9 worth of quarters from a coin machine at Splash and Shine Auto Bath, 614 N. State St.

Arrest: Police charged Michael T. Wright, who listed a Niles address, with aggravated trespassing after his former girlfriend reported he had broken into her East Prospect Street home. A rear window appeared to have been forced open, a report said.

Theft: A hoodie and a wallet were removed from a vehicle in the 100 block of Crumlin Avenue.

Arrest: Officers picked up 29-year-old Travis Davis at his residence at 500 Park Avenue. Davis was wanted on a warrant.

March 2

Theft: A boy reported his $450 bicycle stolen while at a residence in the 700 block of North St. Clair Avenue.


Feb. 26

Recovered property: A Rosewood Drive woman reported the theft of jewelry from her home. The merchandise was later returned, though.

Feb. 27

Menacing: A township woman reported an incident on a school bus related to her daughter.

Feb. 28

Fraud: An official with Reed Middle School, 150 Hall Ave., asked police to investigate a falsified doctor’s slip.

March 1

Menacing: A Jones Street man reported being threatened via text message and phone.


Feb. 26

Damage: Someone deliberately drove through and caused about $500 worth of damage to a front yard in the 1200 block of Keefer Road.

Arrest: Authorities investigated a suspicious vehicle near Lynn Drive, then charged 54-year-old James Wyckoff, 944 state Route 193, Vienna, with carrying a concealed weapon, driving under the influence and possession of a dangerous drug. A pair of “brass knuckles” and a Xanex tablet were found, a report said.

Criminal damaging: Someone fired a BB, causing an estimated $400 worth of damage to a front window at a home in the 4000 block of Parkwood Drive.

Breaking and entering: A vacant residence in the 100 block of Hadley Avenue was entered through a rear door before copper pipes were removed from the basement.

Breaking and entering: Someone entered a garage in the 1700 block of Pleasant Valley Road and stole two saws, for an estimated $1,950 loss.

Arrest: Police investigated a shoplifting situation at a Belmont Avenue store, then picked up Lee V. Branch, 56, of 464 W. Ravenwood Ave., Youngstown. He was wanted on a charge of failing to appear in court but had not been charged in the theft at the time of the report.

March 1

Theft: Officers pulled over a vehicle near Colonial Drive, where they took into custody Aleisha Jamison, 22, of 478 Mistletoe Ave., Youngstown, upon learning Jamison was wanted by Boardman authorities on a felony theft count.

Burglary: Took place in the 1800 block of Pleasant Valley Road. Stolen from the garage were an electric drill and related parts, an air compressor and an 18-inch chainsaw.

Breaking and entering: A surveillance camera showed a man breaking a front window and entering Liberty Mini Mart, 3007 Belmont Ave. Stolen were Ohio Lottery tickets.

Theft: A woman reported her purse missing while attending a tournament at a Motor Inn Drive motel.

March 2

Arrest: Eric J. Pendland, 28, of 561 E. Chalmers Ave., Youngstown, was arrested at the Mahoning County jail on a warrant from the township.

Arrest: A traffic stop in the 3100 block of Belmont Avenue resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old Tillman E. Douglas, 92 Tod Lane, Youngstown, who was wanted on a warrant from Austintown.

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