A summary of recent criminal activity in Girard and Liberty:


Jan. 31

Theft: A $100 pair of shoes was stolen from a locker at Girard High School, 1244 Shannon Road.

Feb. 4

Theft: A license plate was removed from a car in the 400 block of Trumbull Avenue.

Feb. 5

Recovered property: An East Prospect Street woman learned her 1997 Dodge Sedan was towed after she had reported it stolen.

Assault: Police responded to a fight in the 300 block of South Market Street, where a man reported having been struck in the left eye. He was not seriously injured, however.

Feb. 6

Aggravated menacing: A South Market Street man alleged another man threatened to kill the accuser and burn down his residence.


Jan. 30

Arrest: A vehicle parked in a handicap space without a placard at Walmart, 200 Goldie Road, caught the attention of police, who arrested 31-year-old Anita L. Marshall, 205 W. Chalmers Ave., Youngstown. She was wanted on a misdemeanor warrant from Warren Municipal Court.

Theft: Seventy to 72 prescription pills were taken from a car in the 4200 block of Belmont Avenue.

Recovered property: A 2008 vehicle was found in Warren after a Monticello Boulevard woman said a 51-year-old man had taken it and failed to return it.

Domestic violence: A 15-year-old township girl was charged with the crime after her mother alleged the teen had struck her arm, stomped on the accuser’s foot and tried to push her down a flight of steps after becoming angry about discipline issues. The girl was taken to the Martin P. Joyce Juvenile Justice Center in Youngstown.

Breaking and entering: Someone entered a mobile home in the 30 block of Tuttle Drive through a rear door and removed two box-spring and mattress sets.

Arrest: Authorities received a tip about a wanted person attending a basketball game at W.S. Guy Middle School, 4115 Shady Road, where they took into custody 31-year-old Elizabeth E. Carnathan, 120 Trumbull Ave., Girard, on a parole-violation charge.

Jan. 31

Breaking and entering: Someone broke into a garage in the 1700 block of Pleasant Valley Road and stole items including a 400-pound tire- changing machine, a global-positioning-system device and a pressure washer.

Arrest: A vehicle registration check near Colonial Drive resulted in the arrest of 29-year-old Madison Colmon Sr. Colmon, of 1339 Fifth St. SW, Warren, was wanted on a parole-violation charge and a domestic-violence warrant.

Drugs/child endangerment: A traffic stop on state Route 193 resulted in the arrest of Joseph W. Perez, 30, of 636 Manchester Ave., Youngstown, on charges of trafficking in heroin, possession of marijuana and drug-abuse instruments and endangering a child. About 9.5 grams of suspected heroin, a digital scale and a suspected marijuana cigar, along with an 11-year-old child, were in the car, police said.

Breaking and entering: Someone in the 1700 block of Pleasant Valley Road stole an electric golf cart, roughly $15,000 worth of hand and power tools and other items from a garage. The estimated loss was $16,600.

Drugs: While responding to a possible theft at Walmart, officers took into custody Cayla L. Johnston of 404 Stewart St., Hubbard, on misdemeanor charges of possession of dangerous drugs and criminal tools. Johnston, 19, removed a knife from its package for criminal purposes, and had 13 prescription tablets in plastic wrapping, a report said.

Feb. 1

Drugs: Edward S. McGeorge, 41, of 352 Alameda Ave., Youngstown, faced a drug-abuse charge after police pulled him over on state Route 193 and said he admitted having 15 grams of suspected marijuana. McGeorge also was wanted on a Mahoning County warrant charging him with obstructing official business.

Breaking and entering: A rear sliding-glass door was pried open at a residence in the 40 block of Oriole Drive. Copper pipes leading to a washing machine and dryer were cut.

Theft: A license plate was missing from a car at a Church Hill-Hubbard Road dealership.

Harassment: A Liberty Avenue woman reported receiving the latest in a series of such text messages.

Assault: A student at Liberty High School, 1 Leopard Way, alleged a 19-year-old man had punched his face in an altercation at the school.

Theft: Charges were pending against a Warren woman, 35, and a township man, 55, after a shoplifting situation at Walmart.

Feb. 2

Theft: A man reported the theft of a $460 laptop computer from his Liberty Avenue home.

Arrest: Officers in the 3500 block of Belmont Avenue pulled over 58-year-old Augustus Ferrell, 41 Woodbine Ave., Youngstown, and cited him on charges of operating a vehicle impaired and driving under suspension.

Feb. 4

Theft: An iPad, a backpack and various college textbooks were stolen from a vehicle in the 4200 block of Belmont Avenue, for a $1,000 loss.

Threats: A West Montrose Street woman told authorities a 41-year-old Youngstown man called and threatened to kill her boyfriend.

Arrest: Police responded to a shoplifter at Walmart before charging 36-year-old Terry L. Tobin, 1514 Deforest St., Warren, with robbery, identity theft, receiving stolen property and obstructing official business when a store official alleged Tobin had struck his chest while trying to escape with two stolen Xbox 360 consoles. Tobin, who police said also is a fugitive from justice from Harrisburg, Pa., came to the store in a vehicle that had been stolen in New Castle, Pa., and authorities later learned he had provided a false name, a report showed.

Feb. 5

Theft: An Oriel-Rogers Road woman reported the theft of a FedEx box containing a piece of gym equipment.

Harassment: An East Montrose Street woman said she received a series of up to 20 silent calls.

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