A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Girard and Liberty:


June 1

Auto theft: A 2011 Chevrolet Silverado was stolen in the 500 block of Dorchester Drive.

Assault: A Jackson Street woman alleged a 32-year-old Youngstown man had assaulted and punched her at his residence. The accuser had red marks on various parts of her body.

June 2

Recovered property: A cellphone was to have been returned to a Mapleridge Drive girl after her father had reported it stolen while the teen was on a school field trip.

June 3

Harassment: An East Liberty Street man claimed that police failed to take action as he was being harassed, though the report contained no other details.

June 4

Theft: A woman alleged a 56-year-old Hubbard man had taken $40 worth of items during a rummage sale on East Liberty Street.


June 3

Felonious assault: A man alleged another man had pulled a gun on the accuser during a disturbance in the 400 block of South Davis Street.

Trespassing: While responding to a possible fight in the 600 block of East Broadway Avenue, police charged Nicholas Glodziak of South Ward Avenue, Girard, with aggravated trespassing. The 18-year-old Glodziak continually refused to leave the residence, a report showed.

Theft by deception: An East Prospect Street woman found on her credit-card statement two fraudulent charges, one each from Nevada and Washington, totaling about $583.

Breaking and entering: A garage in the 100 block of Hazel Street was entered, though police found no signs of forced entry. A toolbox and an air compressor were taken.

June 4

Arrest: Officers in the 200 block of East Broadway Avenue took into custody a Girard boy, no age listed, who was wanted on a Trumbull County Juvenile Justice Center detainer charging him with vandalism.

June 5

Menacing: While answering a call pertaining to a possible fight in the 200 block of East Main Street, a man reported a tenant who he was about to evict had threatened him.

Arrest: Warren police handed to Girard authorities Herbert L. McCrea, no information provided. He was wanted on a Girard warrant.

June 7

Harassment: An East Wilson Avenue woman said she received such a call from another woman who demanded money.

Arrest: Authorities picked up 39-year-old Kenneth K. Cochrane of Trumbull Avenue, Girard. He was wanted on Girard Municipal Court warrants charging robbery, burglary, resisting arrest and domestic violence.

Theft: A North Avenue woman alleged her daughter used the accuser’s Ohio Direction card to make $135 worth of purchases, many of which were done without permission.

Menacing: A woman told police that as part of a pattern of harassment, her former boyfriend pulled up next to and yelled at the accuser when she stopped her vehicle near U.S. Route 422 and West Kline Street.

Child endangerment: A charge of endangering children was pending against a 19-year-old Girard man after officers answered a complaint that a child had been left alone in a vehicle at a West Main Street eatery.


June 3

Arrest: Youngstown police exchanged custody of 33-year-old Neelisha L. Waller with township authorities. Waller, of East Lucius Avenue, Youngstown, was wanted on a Girard Municipal Court warrant.

Auto theft: A 2013 Lexus was stolen from a driveway in the 3400 block of Loganway Avenue.

Harassment: A Sampson Road man said a caller had threatened to beat him up with a baseball bat.

Burglary: To a second-floor apartment in the 4100 block of Monticello Boulevard via the front door. Stolen was a $1,500 gold necklace chain.

Drug paraphernalia: While investigating possible drug activity at a state Route 193 motel, officers charged 43-year-old Ronald P. Eckenrode Jr. of Belmont Avenue, Youngstown, with possession of drug paraphernalia after alleging Eckenrode had in his room a suspected crack-cocaine pipe.

June 4

Arrests: After responding to a possible car break-in on Gypsy Lane and conducting a traffic stop in Youngstown, police arrested 45-year-old Robert G. Grier of Southern Boulevard, Youngstown, and 46-year-old David L. Guss Jr. of Akron on charges of criminal trespassing and theft after hand tools and other items were missing from the car. Guss also was charged with resisting arrest when, officers said, he led them on a foot chase during the traffic stop.

Arrest: While answering a call regarding a possible assault in the 3000 block of Northgate Drive, officers took 37-year-old Monte R. Fry Jr. into custody. Fry, of Northgate, Liberty, was wanted on an outstanding Struthers warrant charging failure to appear in court.

Vandalism: A Warren man driving on Anderson-Morris Road near state Route 11 told authorities a rock fell from an overpass, striking his hood and windshield. The victim also reported having seen in his mirror juveniles running from the scene, a report said.

Arrest: Police responded to a man sleeping in his car at a Belmont Avenue gas station, where they took into custody 39-year-old Kenneth K. Cochrane upon learning Cochrane, of Trumbull Avenue, Girard, was wanted on warrants from Girard and Hubbard Township, including a robbery charge.

June 5

Theft: A clerk with a Belmont Avenue gas station discovered her cellphone missing while at work.

Domestic violence: Bazetta Township police arrested 53-year-old Michael R. Cope of Murray Hill Drive, Liberty, who was wanted on a domestic-violence charge after his fianc e claimed Cope had jammed the palm of his hand into her nose and shoved her into the wall, and when police said they found the accuser with what appeared to be blood on her left sleeve. When the woman tried to flee, Cope tossed a gallon of milk, striking her head, she further alleged.

June 6

Auto theft: A 2006 Infiniti vehicle was reported stolen in the 2900 block of Northview Boulevard.

Child endangering: A 16-year-old girl alleged a Youngstown woman, 33, appeared to be intoxicated as she drove the accuser and another child from Cortland to Liberty Township. The 16-year-old also told police the irate woman had grabbed her by the collar.

June 7

Menacing: A Hadley Avenue man reported a neighbor with whom he has ongoing problems deliberately made a false allegation, claiming the accuser was a child molester.

Theft by deception: An official with Papa’s Puerto Rican Cuisine and Pizzeria, 3225 Belmont Ave., told authorities a caller claiming to represent Ohio Edison Co. said he owed $998 in unpaid utilities, then instructed him to buy two $500 money cards at a local grocery store before the victim realized he had been scammed.

June 9

Arrest: Youngstown police in the 2700 block of Belmont Avenue relinquished custody of 29-year-old Terrance T. Phillips to township authorities. Phillips, of Mattix Road, Lisbon, was wanted on a Girard Municipal Court warrant.

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