Austintown Police Blotter


Dec. 26

Criminal trespassing: Police arrested Michael Kovac, 31, of 5936 Meander Reserve Court, for trespassing at a Burkey Road address.

Warrant: Police arrested Thomas Seitz, 45, of 203 S. Roanoke Ave., was arrested on a warrant for passing bad checks.

Burglary: A television was taken from a home in the 40 block of Atlanta Avenue.

Unauthorized use: A boyfriend has had a girlfriend’s car since April 2010 at a home in the 100 block of North Edgehill Avenue.

Burglary: A screen was cut and a purse was taken from an apartment in the 1000 block of Compass West.

Theft: An employee for BP service station is suspected of eating food, using drugs, drinking beer and stealing money at the station, 3602 Mahoning Ave.

Dec. 27

Theft: A window was broken and a GPS system was stolen from an auto parked in the 4000 block of Westchester Drive.

Assault: A male was assaulted by three male suspects in the 4000 block of Westchester Drive.

Theft: Money and jewelry were taken from a deceased relative at a home in the 4000 block of Burkey Road.

Assault: Two women assaulted each other at a home in the 100 block of Atlanta Avenue.

Theft: Police said there is a suspect in a theft at a home in the 1000 block of South Raccoon Road where a cellphone, snow blower and lock box with personal papers were taken.

Dec. 28

Burglary: There was no forced entry but personal property was taken from a home in the 1000 block of North Roanoke Avenue.

Theft: An Apple iPod was taken from an auto parked at a home in the 4000 block of Pine Trace.

Burglary: A snow blower was stolen from a home in the 3000 block of Artmar Drive.

Theft: Cash was paid for cookies that were never delivered at a home in the 1000 block of Bexley Drive.

Forgery: Checks were forged at First National Bank, 5632 Mahoning Ave.

Theft: A Pioneer charger and CDs were stolen from an unlocked car parked in the 100 block of Fairmeadow Drive.

Dec. 29

Drug offense: Police charged Marvin Murphy Jr., 29, of Northport, Ala., with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Aggravated burglary: Police charged Anthony DiVencenzo Jr., 29, of 5558 Mahoning Ave., Apt. 5, with the of a Playstation game console from an apartment in the 3000 block of Mahoning Avenue.

Criminal trespassing: Police charged Justin Wilson, 20, of 1959 Wakefield Ave, Youngstown, with the crime at an apartment in the 4000 block of Nantucket Drive.

Bad check: A check for $1,298 was returned for insufficient funds at Car Stereo Headquarters, 5462 Mahoning Ave.

Warrant: Police issued a warrant to James Durkin, 44, of 5202 Oakcrest Ave., for failure to appear on a driving-under-suspension charge.

Telecommunications harassment: The crime was reported by Huntington Bank, 1732 S. Raccoon Road.

Arrest: Police issued a summons to Andre Allie, 26, of 4139 Glenwood Ave., Apt. 6, Youngstown, on charges of possession of marijuana and a handgun in the 1000 block of Compass West.

Aggravated burglary: The victim was assaulted with a firearm in a burglary at an apartment in the 20 block of Wickliffe Circle.

Dec. 30

Fraud: Five unauthorized charges were made to a checking account at a home in the 2000 block of Spring Meadow Circle.

Warrant: Police issued a warrant to Keith Hawkes,34, of 16 N. Randolph Road, Girard, was on a theft charge.

Identity theft: A woman’s identity was used in an insurance scam at a home in the 100 block of North Yorkshire Boulevard.

Warrant: Police issued a warrant to Darrell Wiley, 26,of 2204 Canfield Road, No. 12, Youngstown, on charges of domestic violence at Meridian Road and Mahoning Avenue.

Obstructing official business: Police issued a warrant to Tiffany Bungard, 41,of 4504 Woodridge Drive, on charges of obstructing official business.

Theft: A GPS was taken from an auto parked at a home in the 5000 block of Clearfield Drive.

Dec. 31

Arrest: Police charged Tyler Karabin, 52, of 3947 Staatz Drive, with domestic violence.

Theft: A purse was taken from an auto parked at a home in the 1000 block of Northfield Drive.

Theft: A GPS and a purse were taken from an auto at a home in the 5000 block of Winslow Drive.

Theft: A tip jar containing $50 was stolen at Big Don’s, 4284 New Road.

Jan. 1

Felonious assault: Police charged Thomas Neapolitan, 25, of 1619 West Hampton Drive, with felonious assault, aggravated menacing and drug paraphernalia after his arrest in the 3000 block of Brandomyne Avenue.

Warrant: Police issued a warrant to Hale Burkholder, 32, of 4078 Evaline St. SE, Warren, for failure to appear on a traffic charge and an additional charge, marijuana possession, after his arrest in the 3000 block of Riblett Road.

Auto theft/recovered property: A vehicle was stolen at the Go Go Girls Cabaret, 5455 Clarkins Road, and was later recovered on Riblett Road.

Theft: Two cans of beer were taken by unidentified men at Pilot Oil, 1150 N. Canfield-Niles Road.

Theft: A radar detector and stereo faceplate were taken from an auto parked in the 5000 block of Yorktown Lane.

Jan. 2

Warrant: Jason Hynes Jr. was arrested on a warrant charging aggravated burglary, felonious assault, and improper discharge of a firearm.

Breaking and entering: A vacant home was entered, and copper was cut out of it in the 5000 block of New Road.

Theft: There is a suspect in a theft at Carl’s Towing, 6704 Mahoning Ave.

Telecommunications harassment: There is a suspect in telecommunications harassment at a home in the 4000 block of New Road.

Theft: Patrons walked out on a food bill at Buffalo Wild Wings, 6000 Mahoning Ave.

Recovered property: A wooden box with photos and miscellaneous items was recovered at Mike’s Lounge, 5532 Mahoning Ave.

Theft: An employee stole $447.36 in merchandise by ringing up numerous items and processing them at incorrect prices in two separate transactions at Walmart, 6001 Mahoning Ave.

Jan.3

Fraud: An account was compromised for $59.99 at a home in the 4000 block of Burkey Road.

Theft: Glasses and a garage door opener were taken from an auto in the 100 block of Fair Meadow Drive.

Assault: A suspect is accused of assault at a home in the 1000 block of Eastwind Place.

Burglary: A television and cash were taken from a home in the 30 block of S. Meridian Road.

Theft: A 16-year-old male juvenile is a suspect in theft at Kmart, 4475 Mahoning Ave.

Menacing: Threatening phone calls were made at an apartment in the 1000 block of Compass West.

Jan. 4

Theft: Two Walmart money orders were stolen at the store.

Identity theft: Cable service was opened in the victim’s name at a home in the 2000 block of Vollmer Drive.

Theft: A Walmart gift card was stolen from a home in the 4000 block of Westchester Drive.

Warrant: Erica Goeden, 23, of Econo Lodge, 5431 Seventy-Six Drive, No. 102, was arrested on a warrant charging failure to appear on a traffic charge.

Jan. 5

Criminal damaging: A vehicle was damaged at a home in the 5000 block of Willowcrest Drive.

Telecommunications harassment: Unwanted e-mails were reported at a home in the 4000 block of Woodridge Drive.

Menacing by stalking: A male victim reported receiving unwanted voice mails and being followed at an apartment in the 4000 block of Pembrook Road.

Menacing: Threats were made to an ex-husband at a home in the 4000 block of New Road.

Fraud: Unauthorized charges were made to a victim’s account at a home in the 1000 block of Idaho Road.

Theft: Fuel valued at $40.01, cigarettes valued at $5.65 and a can of soda were stolen from the BP gas station, 3107 S. Canfield-Niles Road.

Jan. 6

Aggravated menacing: A female was threatened by an ex-boyfriend’s girlfriend in the 1000 block of Compass West.

Public indecency: Kenneth Juant, 34, of 704 N. Bon Air Ave., Youngstown, was arrested on charges of public indecency, obstructing official business and aggravated menacing in the 4000 block of Mahoning Avenue.

Fraud: Unauthorized charges were made to an account at a home in the 2000 block of Birchwood Drive.

Jan. 7

Theft: A bank card, credit card and driver’s license were stolen from an unlocked auto at a home in the 6000 block of Pineridge Court.

Criminal damaging: A fender and driver’s door handle were damaged on a vehicle at a home in the 2000 block of Woodgate Street.

Theft: A pair of Oakley sunglasses was stolen from an auto at a home in the 2000 block of Woodgate Street.

Missing person: A 58-year-old woman was reported missing and was found in Independence, Ohio, and admitted to ValleyCare Northside Hospital.

Child endangering: A 2-year-old girl was found wandering around outside in the 1000 block of Compass West. She was returned to her mother.

Theft: A vehicle was entered and a GPS and flashlight were stolen at a home in the 1000 block of Woodgate Street.

Burglary: A laptop and flatscreen television were stolen, and a door frame was damaged at a home in the 3000 block of Monaca Avenue.

Domestic violence: A 16-year-old girl was arrested on a domestic violence charge and taken to the county juvenile justice center.

Aggravated menacing: Voice messages were left at an apartment in the 4000 block of Pembrook Road.

Auto theft: A vehicle was taken by a brother and then returned at a home in the 1000 block of Forest Hill Drive.

Jan. 8

Felonious assault: Tyler Chambers, 20, of 348 Shenango Blvd., Farrell, Pa., was issued a summons for obstructing official business at Club Privilege, 1743 S. Raccoon Road. A male victim had been struck in the face with a beer bottle.

Assault: A woman was assaulted by her boyfriend and transported to St. Elizabeth Health Center, Boardman.

Resisting arrest: Alexander Otero, 28, of 40 N. Roanoke Ave., was arrested on charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing at Denny’s, 4927 Mahoning Ave.

Criminal damaging: A truck was “keyed” and lights and mirrors were broken out on the vehicle in the 4000 block of Kirk Road.

Theft: A radar detector and miscellaneous change were taken from an auto in the 200 block of S. Inglewood Avenue.

Recovered property: A purse and its contents were found at Dollar General, 6000 Mahoning Ave.

Burglary: A television, safe and jewelry were stolen from a home in the 4000 block of South Edgehill Avenue.

Burglary: A Wii, DVD player and jewelry were stolen from a home in the 5000 block of Willowcrest Drive.

Aggravated robbery: Male victims were robbed in their car by suspects in a red 1990s Chevrolet pickup at Taco Bell, 4523 Mahoning Ave.

Warrant: Kenneth Cunningham, 20, of 4273 Cadwallader Sonk Road, Cortland, was arrested on a warrant charging criminal damaging.

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