A summary of recent criminal activity in the city of Canfield, Liberty and Girard:


Oct. 30

Receiving stolen property: Police charged Jeffrey Maldonaldo, 19, of 110 Garwood Drive, Canfield, with receiving stolen property and falsification after his arrest in the city. (Editor’s note: The original police calls item that ran on Page A10 of Wednesday’s paper had the wrong person charged with these crimes.)


Oct. 30

Theft: A woman reported a comforter set, two rugs, a gift set, a suitcase and miscellaneous clothing stolen from her residence in the 3700 block of Oakwood Avenue.

Domestic violence: Police charged 28-year-old Fuquan B. Carroll with domestic violence and aggravated menacing after alleging they had heard an agitated Carroll, of 2499 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, threaten to kill everyone at the residence. While in custody, he also threatened to stab some family members, officers said.

Arrest: While taking a report regarding a missing Jeep Wrangler vehicle, police arrested 41-year-old Timothy J. Vansuch, 3320 Anderson-Morris Road, Girard, on a warrant. Vansuch was released on his own recognizance.

Menacing: Two people reported that while at W.S. Guy Middle School, 4115 Shady Road, a Hubbard woman pounded on their vehicle’s hood and struck a driver’s-side window with an umbrella during a dispute.

Identity theft: A township man learned his identity was compromised after having received a civil-demand notice from a firm claiming the accuser had to make restitution for a theft he never committed.

Theft: A Warren business discovered company checks had been cashed without authorization at four Walmart locations, including the store at 200 Goldie Road.

Oct. 31

Domestic violence: John P. Kalan, 56, of 115 Warner Road, Hubbard, was charged with the crime after his wife alleged an enraged Kalan had choked and kicked her during an argument related to her decision to remove money from their joint savings account.

Theft: The front grill was missing from a car in the 200 block of Goldie Road.

Assaults/criminal damaging: Officers responded to a fight in the 30 block of Trumbull Court, where a man and a woman each reported having been assaulted by the other. The woman alleged the man also destroyed her 42-inch TV.

Nov. 1

Possible theft: A Monticello Boulevard woman reported a set of keys missing.

Theft: Brittanni T. Davenport, 19, of 50 Saranac Ave., Youngstown, and Kendra V. Stanley, 24, of 137 Shields Road, Boardman, were charged with stealing a woman’s purse from a shopping cart at Walmart. The crime for which Davenport and Stanley confessed was caught on a store surveillance camera, a report showed.

Breaking and entering: Someone entered a shed in the 3000 block of Youngstown-Hubbard Road and took a $5,000 generator.

Nov. 2

Theft: A flashlight, a compact-disc player, eight CDs and various tools and medications were removed from a pickup truck in the 1100 block of Overbrook Avenue.

Burglary/damage: Someone broke into an apartment in the 3000 block of Frederick Street through the front door, damaging its frame. A crowbar was found at the scene, a report said.

Arrest: Police responded to a dispute in the 2900 block of Northview Avenue, where they took into custody 62-year-old Herbert Womack Jr., 2906 Northview, Liberty, on a disorderly-conduct charge. An intoxicated Womack continued to yell at his girlfriend and refused to desist, authorities said.

Nov. 4

Weapon: A traffic stop on state Route 193 led to a misdemeanor charge of improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle against Raymond L. Rue, 3226 Cardinal Drive. The 33-year-old Rue was issued a summons because he failed to inform police of a concealed-carry permit for the loaded firearm in his car, a report showed.


Nov. 1

Arrest: Police answered a call about a motorist traveling the wrong way on Interstate 80 near U.S. Route 422 before charging 43-year-old Ayyoub Z. Elkhouri with possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a motor vehicle without being in reasonable control and operating a vehicle impaired. Elkhouri, of 520 Santa Monica Ave., Youngstown, also had a suspected marijuana pipe and three marijuana-testing kits, authorities said.

Nov. 2

Harassment: A woman said a man sent and made threatening text messages and calls to her while the accuser was at her mother’s Lawrence Avenue home.

Assault: A Girard couple told police a boy struck their son multiple times in the stomach while he was on a school bus.

Criminal damaging: A car in the 300 block of Taylor Avenue was found with a broken driver’s-side window.

Theft: A $250, 20-speed bicycle was stolen in the 100 block of Church Hill Road.

Nov. 3

Arrest: Daniel P. Sepesy, 30, of Poland Avenue, Struthers, faced charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after police reported seeing an intoxicated person near West Liberty and High streets. Sepesy also yelled profanities at officers and was uncooperative, they said.

Menacing: A clerk at an East Liberty Street store told police a man in the drive-through threatened to grab her face.

Domestic violence: Authorities charged 46-year-old William D. Smith, 733 E. Kline St., Girard, with the crime after a woman alleged Smith had attacked her with a pair of scissors. The accuser had cuts to her neck and bruising on her legs, a report said.

Recovered property: Police took into safekeeping two 20-inch bicycles after an East Second Street woman reported having found them near her backyard shed.

Nov. 4

Vehicular assault: A West Wilson Avenue woman alleged her former boyfriend tried to run over her with a vehicle, which struck her right leg and injured her knee. The accuser sought medical treatment.

Criminal damaging: Someone ran over two mailboxes in the 500 block of Park Avenue.

Nov. 5

Criminal damaging: A vehicle’s front windshield sustained $350 in damage in the 100 block of West Wilson Avenue.

Recovered property: Two $150 bicycles were found after an East Howard Street woman reported them missing.

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