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


Nov. 11

Theft: A 73-year-old Hubbard man was given a criminal-trespassing warning after reportedly stealing a $2 sandwich from Devine’s Shop ‘n’ Save, 529 N. Main St.

Theft: Police issued a criminal-trespassing warning to a Hubbard woman, 74, after $18 worth of groceries had been stolen from Devine’s Shop ‘n’ Save.

Nov. 12

Theft: A man discovered $245 that he was to pick up for his father-in-law was missing from a drop box in the 100 block of East Liberty Street.

Arrest: Authorities were dispatched to the Mahoning County jail, where they picked up 50-year-old Christopher A. Curlee of Francisca Avenue, Youngstown. He was wanted on a warrant accusing him of failing to appear in court for a pretrial hearing.

Nov. 14

Scam: An elderly Maple Ridge Drive man told police a caller claiming to be his grandson who was in jail after a car accident in Mexico tricked him into sending via Western Union three $950 installments, including one to supposedly get him out of jail. Later, the victim learned that his grandson had not been in Mexico, a report showed.

Arrest: While helping Akron police investigate a report of stolen property at a Fifth Avenue residence, officers arrested 59-year-old Curtis K. Marando of Fifth, Hubbard, on a warrant charging breaking and entering. Found at the home were a 24-foot extension ladder, a lawn mower and other items that had been reported stolen from a garage in Akron, authorities said.


Nov. 11

Employee theft: A charge was pending against a 21-year-old Boardman man after he reportedly admitted having stolen an undisclosed amount of money from Sprint By MobileNOW, 4501 Belmont Ave.

Arrests: While investigating a suspicious vehicle near Hadley Avenue, authorities arrested 59-year-old Rupert Jones of Robinwood Avenue, Youngstown, on a charge of operating a vehicle impaired, as well as 41-year-old Tajuana R. Delson of Covington Street, Youngstown, on a warrant from that city.

Arrest: Tanicqwa T. Wilkerson, 25, of East Boston Avenue, Youngstown, was picked up at the Mahoning County jail on a probation-violation warrant related to a theft charge.

Nov. 12

Arrest: Police at the Mahoning County jail took into custody 30-year-old Mister Jackson of Drummond Avenue, Youngstown, who was wanted on a charge of failing to appear in court.

Drugs: Officers near Trumbull Avenue pulled over Andre M. Davis of Aurora Drive, Liberty, after saying he was wanted on a probation-violation charge, then charged the 42-year-old man with possession of dangerous drugs and cocaine. Three loose rocks of suspected crack cocaine in a plastic tube, along with an over-the-counter medication patch in its packaging, were found, a report said.

Nov. 13

Burglary: Took place at a home in the 3700 block of Logan Avenue, where a woman discovered 20 pills missing from a bedroom.

Drugs: Authorities received a 911 call pertaining to a possible reckless driver on Belmont Avenue before charging Santino F. Bell, 22, of Wingate Road, Youngstown, with operating a vehicle impaired. Bell also received a minor-misdemeanor citation charging him with having two bags of suspected marijuana.

Nov. 14

Arrest: Weathersfield Township authorities handed to Liberty police 29-year-old Joseph B. Loosemore of Main Street, Girard, who was wanted on a Liberty warrant accusing him of failing to appear in court to face a theft charge.

Unauthorized use of a vehicle: A Santa Monica Drive man said a 24-year-old acquaintance took and failed to return his 2007 Lincoln vehicle.

Burglary: To a residence in the 3000 block of North Gate Road through a rear window, though it appeared nothing was stolen.

Arrest: Officers were dispatched to the Mahoning County jail to pick up Teresa M. Whitehead of Catalina Avenue, Youngstown. Whitehead, 42, was wanted on an outstanding Girard Municipal Court warrant.

Nov. 16

Arrest: Jasmine N. Riddle of Philadelphia Avenue, Youngstown, was taken into custody at the Mahoning County jail. The 35-year-old Riddle was wanted on a Girard Municipal Court warrant charging failure to appear in court.

Arrest: A traffic stop on Belmont Avenue led to the arrest of 39-year-old Ebony D. Owens on a charge of driving under suspension. Owens, of Kenneth Street, Youngstown, also was charged with obstructing official business when, police alleged, she lied about her identity.


Nov. 13

Theft: A Townsend Avenue couple saw that someone had entered their truck and removed $100, three credit cards, a wallet and other small items. One of the victims reported having been informed of three unauthorized transactions to her credit-card account.

Trespassing: While on routine patrol in a Lawrence Avenue neighborhood, an officer reported someone entered a 2003 Chevrolet after having noticed its driver’s-side door ajar.

Theft: An East Broadway Avenue woman reported two bicycles stolen, including one that belongs to her son.

Nov. 14

Theft: A Trumbull Avenue woman told police another woman in her mid- to late 50s removed the accuser’s mother’s $400 walker from the victim’s porch.

Domestic violence: A Girard girl, 17, was charged with the crime after her mother alleged the teen had slapped her face and threatened the accuser during a tirade.

Nov. 15

Drugs: After stopping him for speeding on U.S. Route 422, officers charged a 17-year-old Youngstown boy with trafficking in marijuana after alleging the teen had 26.4 grams of suspected marijuana buds in a mason jar. Also found was a digital scale, a report said.

Nov. 16

Arrest: After seeing him walking on North Avenue, police took into custody 27-year-old Joseph Derrico of East Liberty Street, Girard, who was wanted on an Austintown warrant.

Recovered property: Someone reported finding two abandoned bicycles on an access trail off Mosier Road, one of which a Lawrence Avenue woman had reported stolen.

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