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


Oct. 27

Theft: A Hazel Street man told police his girlfriend had taken two of his credit cards during an argument between them.

Criminal mischief: A woman discovered a damaged door jamb to her Seneca Drive residence, possibly the result of someone having tried to forcibly enter.

Arrest: Police responded to a possible fight at a West Liberty Street apartment, where they took into custody 39-year-old Carrie Grossen of West Liberty, Girard, on a Youngstown warrant.

Oct. 28

Menacing: A Patricia Drive woman told officers a co-worker came to her apartment building with a crowbar and mentioned an intent to harm her and another employee.

Theft: A woman told police her son took $170 from her North Ward Avenue home.

Menacing: A North Avenue woman said another woman frequently comes to her apartment uninvited and may have tried to enter the accuser’s apartment the day before.

Menacing: A North Avenue woman reported a neighbor walked around their apartment building carrying a knife, though the accuser said she did not feel threatened.

Oct. 29

Criminal mischief: Three girls age 12 to 14 reportedly threw rocks and broke windows at a Trumbull Avenue furniture business and did an estimated $1,000 in damage.

Oct. 30

Attempted burglary: A man told police he threatened to shoot three people who he felt had tried to break into his South Elruth Court apartment, though the three contend the man opened his door and threatened them with the firearm.

Harassment: A Trumbull Avenue man said his roommate had threatened him by phone.

Oct. 31

Arrest: Authorities booked Brittany M. Morgan, 23, of County Line Road, Mineral Ridge, on a warrant charging failure to appear in court.

Intimidation: Officers charged 21-year-old Daniel M. Herrick with ethnic intimidation after a Norwood Avenue man alleged that after pulling up in his vehicle, Herrick, of Crumlin Avenue, Girard, used a volley of racial slurs against him during a tirade and threatened to kill the accuser.


Oct. 27

Arrest: Police picked up 36-year-old Edward A. King of Frederick Street, Liberty, who was wanted on outstanding warrants charging him with violating a protection order and criminal damaging.

Theft: A man reported a semiautomatic handgun stolen from his home in the 1100 block of Mansell Drive.

Arrest: Authorities were dispatched to the Mahoning County jail to take custody of 59-year-old Arthur I. Gibbs of Sunset Boulevard, Boardman. Gibbs was wanted on a Girard Municipal Court warrant accusing him of failing to appear in court to face a theft charge.

Oct. 28

Criminal damaging: A Girard man noticed his utility trailer near a building in the 3800 block of Logan Way had sustained damage.

Drug paraphernalia: A traffic stop near Gypsy Lane led to the arrest of 53-year-old Rhonda L. Tubbs of Superior Avenue, Youngstown, on charges of operating a vehicle impaired and possession of drug paraphernalia. A suspected crack-cocaine pipe with burn marks was found, a report showed.

Weapons: After pulling a car over near Hadley Avenue, authorities charged Christian M. Clinkscale, 34, of Sunshine Avenue, Youngstown, with improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle, being a convicted felon with a firearm and possession of dangerous drugs after alleging Clinkscale had two loaded .38-caliber revolvers, as well as several loose pills in his pocket and another one on the seat. Also, 38-year-old Jimmy L. Washington of Trumbull Court, Liberty, was taken into custody on a warrant charging failure to appear in court.

Recovered property: A 2002 Honda vehicle that a Roosevelt Drive man had reported stolen was towed after being found abandoned in Youngstown.

Oct. 29

Burglary: To an apartment in the 3000 block of North Gate Avenue through a rear window. Stolen were a Sony PlayStation 3 game system and 10 PlayStation 3 games, $100 worth of assorted food items and 40 DVDs.

Oct. 30

Burglary: Someone entered a vacant residence in the 20 block of Redfern Drive, then removed a washing machine and a battery charger.

Oct. 31

Theft: A charge was pending against a 43-year-old township man after 11 steaks and meat products were stolen from Aldi’s, 3497 Belmont Ave. Also, a Youngstown man, 56, was cited on a charge of driving under suspension.

Burglary: Took place in the 2900 block of Roosevelt Drive, though police said it appeared no forced entry had been made. A small safe containing $60 and various personal papers, two end tables, a bed and a laptop computer were removed.

Nov. 1

Incident: Police, along with township firefighters, responded to the 3000 block of Green Acres Drive, where a 19-year-old Hermitage, Pa., man in a car reportedly had tried to overdose with sleeping pills.

Theft: A woman alleged a Niles man, 24, had stolen a $1,000 laptop computer from her Anderson-Morris Road home.


Oct. 28

Theft: A man told police that a $9 pair of sunglasses he had bought online never arrived at his Myron Street residence.

Thefts: An official with the Eagle Joint Fire District, 33 W. Liberty St., discovered a key to a box was missing. He later reported a $250 steamer cap came up missing during a vehicle inventory.

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