Poland and Boardman townships police calls


A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships:


July 25

Domestic violence: A charge was pending against a Boardman man, 19, after his girlfriend, of West Manor Avenue, filed a report and suffered a minor injury.

Burglary: To a residence in the 7400 block of Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, through a rear door that was damaged.


July 28

Robbery: A worker for Payless Shoe Source, 48 Boardman-Poland Road, told police a medium-thin man carrying old newspapers and with a thick beard, jeans, a polo shirt and a black Youngstown State University baseball cap handed her a note demanding money from the safe. The robber walked away with an undisclosed sum, but didn’t appear to have had a firearm, a report showed.

Arrest: Police picked up 22-year-old Jessica M. Dellick at her residence, 4902 Brookwood Road, Boardman, on a warrant accusing her of failing to appear in court on a charge of driving under suspension.

Attempted burglary: Someone tried to enter an Allan Drive apartment through a first-floor window police discovered had been dislodged.

Burglary: Took place in the 8300 block of Glenwood Avenue via a rear window. Stolen was a 37-inch flat-screen TV.

Theft: A man reported a lawn mower and a global-positioning system unit missing from his South Avenue trailer.

Misuse of a credit card: A Simon Road man discovered four unauthorized charges to his account totaling $351.46.

Theft: A man reported his wallet stolen while at a Market Street car dealership.

Theft: Melinda S. Schroeder, 27, of 50869 Richardson Ave., Negley, was charged with stealing four articles of women’s clothing from Kmart, 1209 Boardman-Poland Road.

Vandalism: Someone pulled wires from a control box and damaged an electrical sign at Boardman Auto Spa, 7685 South Ave.

Menacing: A worker for a Southern Park Mall store reported a customer threatened to seek revenge as part of a dispute between the two.

Attempted auto theft: Someone tried to steal a 2001 Kia Rio from a carport in the 4100 block of Hillman Way.

Theft: An Oak Knoll Drive woman reported the theft of expensive patio doors and a porch light, as well as a flower box.

Theft: Police charged a 17-year-old Boardman girl and 19-year-old Richard E. Kozak, 128 Melrose Ave., Boardman, with theft and complicity to theft, respectively, after two DVDs, a package of batteries and candy were taken from Walmart, 1300 Doral Drive. The girl was released to the custody of her mother; Kozak was released on a summons.

Drug paraphernalia: Authorities pulled over a vehicle on Market Street, where they charged 25-year-old Amber G. Christoff, 17 Arms Blvd., Niles, with possession of drug paraphernalia. A spoon with suspected heroin residue, papers commonly used to roll marijuana and a bowl with suspected marijuana residue were found, a report said.

July 29

Misuse of a credit card: A Boardman man found two unauthorized $10 charges to his credit-card statement.

Aggravated menacing: An Erskine Avenue woman reported a caller threatened to choke and kill her.

Possible breaking and entering: A neighbor noticed broken glass next to a rear sliding-glass door at a home in the 5700 block of Border Avenue.

Attempted robbery: A Youngstown woman told police a man holding what appeared to be a firearm tried to steal money from her at a Hillman Way bank before fleeing in a red vehicle.

Theft: A Washington Boulevard woman reported her $450 cellphone stolen.

Arrest: Police attempting to serve a felony warrant apprehended 21-year-old Daniel S. Krotky Jr., 134 Clifton Drive, Boardman, and charged him with obstructing official business and resisting arrest after saying Krotky had led them on a foot chase and hindered their duties. Krotky, who also was wanted on a probation-violation charge, was not the subject of the felony warrant, however.

Theft: Princeton O. Prude, 20, of 5609 Erie St., Boardman, was charged in the theft of merchandise from Walmart.

Attempted burglary: A woman told police her former boyfriend tried to pry open a screen door to her apartment in the 6700 block of Tippecanoe Road.

Auto theft: A 1997 Acura Integra was stolen in the 400 block of Boardman-Poland Road.

Theft: Two girls in their midteens stole health and beauty products from Family Dollar, 4030 Market St.

Misuse of a credit card: A Campbell woman accused her former boyfriend, of Wilda Avenue, of making three purchases totaling $170 without consent.

Assault: A Willow Drive man told police he had been slapped in the face during an argument.

July 30

Criminal damaging: Three small flags were damaged in a yard in the 100 block of Lost Creek Drive.

Menacing: A South Avenue woman reported having been threatened with bodily harm during a dispute pertaining to a motorcycle.

Theft: A woman discovered her purse missing from her Boardman Boulevard residence.

Theft: A $40 pillow case was removed from a laundry room at an apartment complex in the 7500 block of Market Street.

Domestic violence: A 14-year-old township boy was charged after being accused of punching his sister multiple times in the face and tossing her onto a couch during an argument.

Theft: Christopher S. Donnelly, 18, of 2991 Longview Road, Hermitage, Pa., and 22-year-old Zachary L. Rhoades, 1580 Idaho St., Hermitage, were charged in the theft of two cellphones, three posters and other items from Walmart.

Domestic violence: Richard W. Slaven Jr., 38, of 62 Brookwood Road, Boardman, and a 14-year-old boy were charged after a situation between the two in which both sustained injuries.

Theft: Authorities booked 25-year-old Daniel T. Dellick, 344 Melrose Ave., Boardman, on charges of theft and criminal trespassing after Dellick was accused of leaving Denny’s Restaurant, 154 Boardman-Canfield Road without paying his food bill.

Drugs: Police cited five juveniles after saying they caught the teens with suspected marijuana in a vacant garage in the 70 block of Prestwick Drive.

Drug paraphernalia: A 16-year-old Boardman boy was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after having been pulled over on Market Street. A suspected marijuana pipe was found, a report showed.

Theft: Theresa L. Stillwagon, 29, of 541 Cameron Ave., Youngstown, was charged with stealing $74 worth of baby supplies from Walmart.

July 31

Domestic violence: Officers charged 20-year-old Alahana M. Cleland, 61 Walnut St., Struthers, with the crime after her former boyfriend, of Centervale Avenue, alleged she had struck his right eye and face, then spit on the accuser during an argument related to Cleland’s gathering her belongings.

Assault: A traffic stop on Doral Drive led to the arrest of 36-year-old Aqualynette S. Berger, 4108 Helena Ave., Boardman, who was wanted by Youngstown police on a misdemeanor assault charge.

Don't Miss a Story

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