A summary of recent criminal activity in Girard, Liberty and Hubbard:
Theft: A woman discovered three bicycles had been stolen from her backyard in the 200 block of East Main Street.
Theft: An East Liberty Street woman alleged a worker for a sewer and drain business failed to reimburse her $250 after a snake tool had become lodged in one of her drains and the job was never finished.
Menacing: Three juveniles playing a game on sidewalk in the 500 block of North Ward Avenue told police a man in his 40s who lives in the area demanded they leave and took a scooter and a bicycle that belonged to two of the accusers.
Aggravated menacing: An official with Girard Intermediate School, 700 E. Prospect St., reported an 11-year-old student told her a man in a van had threatened the girl while she was at a bus stop near North Avenue.
Possible theft: A man said his wallet may have been stolen while he was at a business in the 1000 block of South State Street.
Theft: A woman reported a 32-inch TV missing from her Abby Street residence.
Theft: A 10-speed bicycle was removed from behind a home in the 200 block of East Main Street.
Harassment: An East Prospect Street woman noticed a text message from someone claiming to represent the FBI that contained an application to supposedly receive $50,000 worth of free government money but stated she first needed to send $200, leading the accuser to believe her personal information may have been hacked.
Theft: A Church Hill Road man alleged his girlfriend had stolen $499 from his bedroom.
Citation: Police responded to a possibly inebriated man who had just left a home in the 40 block of West Liberty Street before citing 36-year-old Gary C. Phillips of Forsythe Avenue, Girard, on a charge of public intoxication.
Drug paraphernalia: Authorities took 26-year-old Carmen J. Renna into custody while answering a call regarding a suspicious person possibly asking for money on Moccasin Trail. Renna, of West Federal Street, Niles, was wanted on a felony warrant from Liberty Township; he also was charged with possession of drug-abuse instruments when, police said, they found a syringe and a needle.
Arrest: A Girard girl, 16, was taken into custody at her residence on a detainer charging failure to appear in court.
Domestic violence: Ronald G. Madden, 39, of Church Hill Road, Girard, faced misdemeanor domestic-violence and assault charges after his girlfriend alleged Madden had struck her near her left eye during an argument. Also, another woman alleged Madden had struck her face.
Trespassing: Officers responding to a report of an intoxicated person in the 100 block of Church Hill Road charged 20-year-old Joshua V. Rose, no address listed, with criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct. An intoxicated Rose showed up at a relative’s home uninvited and apparently had used his identification card to try to force open a door to the residence, a report showed.
Arrest: Police were dispatched to the Mahoning County jail to take custody of 26-year-old Samuel T. Hassel of Winner Road, Hermitage, Pa. He was wanted on Girard Municipal Court warrants.
Assault: A worker for a state Route 304 restaurant alleged his employer had used his stomach to push the accuser during a verbal altercation.
Aggravated menacing: A Youngstown woman at a Goldie Road big-box store alleged a man and a woman with whom she has ongoing problems had spit on and threatened her with bodily harm.
Damage: An Illinois Avenue man leaving a Goldie Road big-box store noticed damage to his vehicle’s driver’s-side doors and mirror, as well as to part of its fender, possibly after a shopping cart had struck his car.
Identity theft: A Lucretia Drive woman theorized someone had hacked into her bank account after discovering $2,800 was transferred to another account without authorization.
Arrest: Officers near Gypsy Lane picked up Christina P. Pizarro, 26, of Paxton Road, Boardman, who was wanted on a township warrant.
Arrest: Youngstown police near Gypsy Lane handed 37-year-old Dakari Hudson to Liberty authorities. Hudson, of Ford Avenue, Youngstown, was wanted on a township warrant charging theft.
Theft: A man reportedly stole $750 worth of merchandise, including a touch-screen device, from Walmart, 200 Goldie Road.
Burglary: To a home in the 200 block of Trumbull Avenue via a window. The burglar rummaged through several kitchen drawers before taking $25, a cellphone and a set of keys.
Theft: An Overbrook Avenue woman discovered 25 personal checks missing and that 10 had apparently been cashed.
Criminal damaging: A vehicle in the 2900 block of Oakland Drive was found with three slashed tires. Damage came to $375.
Theft: Ryan M. Pezzuto, 27, of Beechwood Avenue, Girard, was charged with theft and receiving stolen property after a pair of headphones and a 43-inch flat-screen TV were taken from Walmart. In addition, a stolen cellphone was recovered, a report stated.
Arrest: Officers responded to someone riding a bicycle on Northgate Avenue at night with no lights, then arrested 25-year-old Eshone M. Christian upon learning Christian, of Thornton Avenue, Youngstown, was wanted on a probation-violation charge.
Incident: A Logan Way man reported discovering in another person’s clothing two fireworks, both of which police confiscated and the Youngstown Bomb Squad took control.
Drugs: A traffic stop near Gypsy Lane resulted in the arrest of 23-year-old Rayshon J. Ware of Dearborn Street, Liberty, on a charge of possession of dangerous drugs after police said they found four 50 mg pills in a cigarette pack. Ware, who was wanted on a Youngstown warrant, also was charged with littering, accused of having tossed several pieces of garbage out his window.
Arrest: Girard police handed to township authorities Carmen J. Renna, 26, of West Federal Street, Niles, who was wanted on a warrant charging failure to appear in court.
Aggravated menacing: The president of a local football association alleged a 50-year-old township man threatened him and to have the accuser’s wife beaten up during a confrontation after the township man had been informed he was not welcome at the field.
Theft: A woman wearing a Dallas Cowboys jersey reportedly stole several packages of meat from Giant Eagle, 4700 Belmont Ave.
Criminal damaging: Someone broke a double-pane window on the side of a residence in the 300 block of Moore Street and did $200 in damage.
Threats: A Moore Street woman told police she had received two calls that were threatening, harassing and vulgar in nature, including a threat that she would he shot in the back of the head.
Citation: After examining a piece of property on East Liberty Street, officers issued a minor-misdemeanor citation charging 49-year-old William B. Shields of Henn-Hyde Road, Cortland, with having numerous pieces of junk on the parcel, including seven 55-gallon drums, some with oil on top; a rusted trailer with a flat tire; and a pickup truck with no license plate and a flat tire.
Citation: Authorities received several complaints about junk vehicles and tires behind a building in the 100 block of East Liberty Street before handing a minor-misdemeanor citation to Charles E. Shearer, 58, of Hubbard-Bedford Road, Hubbard, charging him with outside storage of junk. More than 60 such tires, a rusted sign frame, an unlicensed recreational vehicle, four junk cars, empty oil containers and damaged car batteries were among the items found, a report showed.
Arrest: Police at the Mahoning County jail arrested 20-year-old Antonioly M. Rodriguez of Euclid Avenue, Struthers. Rodriguez was wanted on a Girard Municipal Court warrant accusing him of failing to appear in court on a driving-under-suspension charge from Hubbard.
Arrests: After pulling her over in the 700 block of North Main Street, officers charged Kristie A. Kekich, 25, of Sharon-Hogue Road, Masury, with operating a vehicle impaired. During the traffic stop, a man in a pickup truck reportedly pulled in front of Kekich’s vehicle and went over a curb, resulting in the same charge against 32-year-old David M. Desantis of Wingate Road, Poland.
Assault: A West Liberty Street woman alleged her boyfriend had slapped her during an argument in the 100 block of North Main Street. The accuser had a light-red mark on her cheek.