May 30

Arrest: Authorities responded to a vehicle in a ditch near Southern Boulevard before charging 53-year-old Judith S. Jones with operating a vehicle impaired. Jones, of Southern Boulevard, Boardman, also was charged with obstructing official business when, police said, she claimed a man had driven the car, yet a nearby surveillance camera captured her alone in the vehicle.

Assault: A Southern Boulevard woman reported a fellow tenant slapped her face during an altercation regarding a lock on a garage.

Assault: Michael A. Martin, 41, of Overbrook Drive, Hillsville Pa., surrendered on a simple-assault charge after an April 8 incident in which a New Middletown man reported having been shoved backward and threatened while at a Doral Drive big-box store.

Theft: A car battery was removed from a Jeep Wrangler in the 400 block of Boardman-Poland Road.

Misuse of a credit card: A Palestine Avenue man learned that someone had used his credit card to rack up $1,412 worth of unauthorized charges.

Identity theft: A South Cadillac Drive man found out an account had been opened with his personal information but without his consent. Roughly $1,168 in fraudulent charges were made.

Criminal damaging: A car in the 6000 block of Applecrest Court was found with its rear tires slashed. The damage estimate was $400.

Theft: A Boardman-Poland Road man reported various pieces of mail and two money orders stolen.

Breaking and entering: Someone broke into Lake Park Tool & Machine Inc., 1221 Velma Court, and stole 300 pounds of carbine inserts, six pistons, 24 to 36 pieces of brass and other property.

Criminal damaging: A woman returned to her apartment in the 4000 block of South Schenley Avenue and discovered the front door had been damaged.

Theft: A bicycle tire and wheels were taken from an apartment in the 7300 block of Bonnie Place.

Criminal damaging: Someone spray-painted and damaged a portion of the exteriors of two businesses in the 8200 block of Market Street.

Criminal damaging: A woman at Southern Park Mall returned to her vehicle and discovered a battery cable had been intentionally cut.

Assault: A 10-year-old girl attending a ceremony at Market Street Elementary School, 5555 Market St., told police that the mother of a fellow student purposely used her elbow to push and knock her off balance.

May 31

Possible animal cruelty: A Buchanon Drive woman reportedly found in her yard part of a hot dog containing a suspicious white substance that her dog had eaten before becoming lethargic, leading the woman to believe someone was trying to kill the animal.

Theft: A Campbell woman told police her daughter’s purse was stolen when the teen was working at a Youngstown-Poland Road fast-food restaurant.

Robbery: U.S. marshals arrested 35-year-old Barbara A. Hess at her Buckeye Street, Northwest residence on a robbery charge after a May 12 shoplifting situation at Walmart, 1300 Doral Drive. The Warren woman also listed a Niles address and was accused of striking a loss-prevention official in the head with her hand or a purse and fleeing in a vehicle.

Theft: Javawnna E. Austin, 21, of Woodcrest Avenue, Youngstown, was charged in the theft of roughly $51 worth of items from Walmart.

Fraud: A Maple Drive woman discovered two such charges to her debit card that totaled $765.

Theft: A temporary registration tag was removed from a car in the 4000 block of Market Street.

Theft: Tyler S. Adams of Como Street, Struthers, was taken into custody on a theft charge after police pulled him over on Mathews Road. Adams, 18, was accused of stealing a $20 USB phone charger from Walmart.

Bad check: A manager with Ashley Furniture HomeStore, 340 Boardman-Poland Road, reported a customer wrote a $1,081 check to buy a dining-room set and chairs before the check was returned on a closed account.

Criminal damaging: A Lemans Drive woman alleged her former boyfriend smashed several photograph frames and damaged her bed.

Theft: A New Springfield woman reported a cellphone stolen from her purse while at St. Elizabeth Health Center’s Boardman Campus, 8401 Market St.

Theft: Authorities at the Trumbull County Jail picked up 45-year-old Carl Wallace of Idora Avenue, Youngstown, who was wanted on two misdemeanor theft counts after merchandise was stolen from Family Dollar, 4030 South Ave., and Dollar General, 5953 South Ave.

June 1

Assault: A man at a South Avenue restaurant alleged a bartender punched his head during an argument.

Citation: Police responding to a crash in the 7600 block of Huntington Drive cited William L. Stana, 21, of Forestridge Drive, Boardman, on charges of operating a vehicle impaired and failure to maintain reasonable control of a motor vehicle.

Criminal damaging: Someone spray-painted and did $600 in damage to a wall at a business in the 4000 block of Simon Road.

Possible theft: A township man reported his cellphone lost or stolen while in the 1200 block of Boardman-Canfield Road.

Theft/damage: A male age 17 to 21 reportedly emptied a bottle of Gatorade into a trash can for sale at Dollar General, 5953 South Ave., then filled the bottle with antifreeze.

Theft/drugs: A traffic stop near South Avenue led to the arrest of 20-year-old Elizabeth M. Patton of South First Street, New Castle, Pa., on charges of theft, drug abuse and possession of drug-abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia after $8 worth of clothing was stolen from Walmart. Patton also had a bag of suspected heroin, six cotton swabs with suspected drug residue, two needles and two spoons with burn marks typical in drug use, a report showed.

Menacing: A Gillian Lane man told police a man threatened to shoot the accuser and his dog.

Arrest: Alliance police handed Eric A. Edwards of Alliance to township authorities. The 44-year-old Edwards was wanted on a township warrant accusing him of complicity to theft after a shoplifting situation at Target, 417 Boardman-Poland Road.

June 2

Possible theft: A Boardman man reported his wallet was lost or stolen somewhere in the township.

Theft: Donna M. Griffin, 58, of Bancroft Avenue, Youngstown, was charged with stealing about $40 worth of merchandise from Walmart.

Unauthorized use of a vehicle: A woman who had rented a 2013 Toyota vehicle from Enterprise Rent-a-Car, 7880 Market St., reported a friend borrowed but failed to return the car.

Threat: A manager of Huntington Bank, 476 Boardman-Canfield Road, told police she had received an email from a bank investigator in Indianapolis regarding a customer who reportedly threatened to blow up the branch if he went into debt.

Misuse of a credit card: A Sunset Boulevard woman found out her credit cards had been used without permission to make six online purchases totaling around $170.

Theft: A worker for a business in the 6900 block of Market Street reported a laptop computer and an iPad device stolen.

Attempted burglary: Pry marks were found on a damaged door after someone tried unsuccessfully to break into an apartment in the 1900 block of Wolosyn Circle.

Harassment: A Lost Creek Drive woman told officers she received several calls from someone claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service who said she would be arrested if she failed to pay money she supposedly owes.

Theft: A Sheridan Road woman reported two pairs of boots and a pair of blue jeans missing from her apartment.

Attempted burglary: The homeowner noticed that a window screen appeared to have been pried open, evidently as someone tried to enter his Cathyann Drive residence.

Burglary: To an apartment in the 5000 block of Aravesta Avenue. Stolen were a car title, a birth certificate, a backpack and a vehicle-release form.

Theft: A man in black pants and a blue shirt stole an undetermined quantity of merchandise from CVS Pharmacy, 7230 Market St.

June 3

Assault: Police answered a call about a fight in the 7600 block of South Avenue, where a man reported having been punched. He had bruises and scrapes as well as swelling to his left cheek.

Criminal mischief: A Shields Road woman noticed some type of fried food had been smeared on her vehicle’s windshield.

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