Summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard

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


Feb. 17

Arrest: A traffic stop on West Liberty Street led to the arrest of Dache C. Dawkins, 25, of Ashford Street, Hartford, who was wanted on a Youngstown Municipal Court bench warrant charging failure to appear in court.

Feb. 18

Child endangerment: Officers received a complaint that a 4-year-old girl had been walking alone on Stewart Avenue with no coat in 35-degree weather.

Feb. 19

Domestic violence: Vanessa L. Kolbrick, 46, of Creed Avenue, Hubbard, was charged with domestic violence and assault after a woman alleged an intoxicated Kolbrick had ripped out a clump of her hair during an argument that apparently had started over a pair of shoes.

Theft: A Girard man alleged his estranged wife had taken a pay stub from the accuser when he lived on Moore Street.

Feb. 20

Criminal damaging: Someone near state Route 304 used a sharp-tipped object to scratch a vehicle’s driver’s-side doors and do an estimated $500 in damage.

Theft: A Moore Street man reported his wife’s purse stolen after she had patronized a business in the 300 block of West Liberty Street.


Feb. 18

Arrest: Suspicious activity in the 3900 block of Belmont Avenue caught officers’ attention before they took Kevin L. Johnson, 25, into custody. Johnson, of Holly Drive, Liberty, was wanted on a township warrant charging burglary.

Breaking and entering: Someone pried open a rear door and broke into Craft Automotive Repair LLC, 4506 Belmont Ave., before stealing a 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Other property that was missing included miscellaneous tools, three sets of tires and rims, a hard drive for video surveillance cameras and a scanning tool, for an estimated $66,583 loss.

Recovered property: A 2015 Chrysler vehicle was in an accident in Youngstown after an East Liberty Street man had reported the car stolen.

Feb. 19

Arrest: Weathersfield Township police handed to Liberty authorities Julius Jordan, 36, of Union Street, Warren, who was accused of failing to appear in court.

Criminal damaging: A car in the 2000 block of Pleasant Valley Road was found with two smashed windows. Damage came to about $1,000.

Criminal damaging: Someone in the 500 block of Murray Hill Drive evidently had used BBs or pellets to damage a vehicle’s windshield and place dents on its body and rear quarter panel.

Assault/theft: A Holly Drive woman alleged a Girard man, 36, had punched her during an argument between them near Belmont Avenue. Afterward, he fled and took a set of keys with him, she further reported.

Feb. 20

Arrest: Authorities were dispatched to the Mahoning County jail to pick up Kevin M. Sabo, 39, of Gordon Street, Campbell. He was wanted on a probation-violation charge related to a theft count.

Theft: A woman in her 70s reportedly stole $73 worth of groceries that included cat food from Giant Eagle, 4700 Belmont Ave.

Possible drug overdose: Police responded to a possible overdose at a Motor Inn Drive motel, where a woman reported having found a man unconscious on a restroom floor. He was given one dose of Narcan to reverse or block the effects of opioids, then taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

Arrest: Authorities conducting a traffic stop near Colonial Drive arrested Jakwan L. Rudolph, 23, of Southern Boulevard, Boardman, who was wanted on a warrant. Rudolph also was charged with obstructing a police officer when, they alleged, he provided a false name.

Feb. 21

Arrest: After pulling him over in the 1000 block of Gypsy Lane, police took Jujuan L. Pinkard, 23, into custody. Pinkard, of Locust Avenue, Boardman, was wanted on a Weathersfield Township warrant charging failure to appear in court.

Identity theft: A Shannon Road woman discovered her missing bank card had been used to make $359 worth of fraudulent activity that originated in Chicago.

Citation: Marcus Chaney, 29, of Mansell Drive, Liberty, was cited on a charge of violating a township ordinance regarding confining and restraining dogs after police said they got a complaint that a dog had been running loose in the neighborhood.

Feb. 22

Menacing: An Anderson-Morris Road man said he’s received text messages and calls in which he was threatened with bodily harm, apparently regarding money owed.

Arrest: Police responded to possible drug activity in the 100 block of Laurel Avenue, where they arrested Willie A. Key, 30, of Halleck Street, Youngstown. He was wanted on a township warrant.


Feb. 20

Criminal mischief: A woman told officers that another woman had dumped a can of soda on her vehicle during an argument between the accuser and the other woman’s boyfriend at a West Liberty Street apartment building.

False alarm: Police and firefighters responded to a report of a house fire in the 1000 block of Patricia Drive, which proved to be unfounded. The homeowner told authorities she was asleep and didn’t know who had made the call, a report said.

Theft: An Illinois Avenue man reported about 15 feet of wooden fence planks had been removed from his backyard.

Feb. 21

Criminal mischief: A North Avenue woman noticed various decorations had been removed from her apartment door.

Identity fraud: A Wellman Avenue woman found out someone without consent had tried to buy an airline ticket with her personal information, and that a $150 unauthorized charge was made to her credit card.

Burglary: To a residence in the 300 block of Mosier Road. Stolen was more than $10,000 worth of merchandise that included mainly various collectible items.

Theft: A woman reported a Sony PlayStation 4 console and related accessories missing from her South Elruth Court apartment.

Menacing: A Gordon Street woman said a neighbor had threatened to harm her grandchildren.

Feb. 22

Trespassing: Six boys age 15 and 16 reportedly were caught trespassing on property that belongs to the Ohio Central Railroad Co. off Byers Street.

Feb. 23

Theft: A woman discovered a package containing nine types of medication missing after it had been delivered to her North Avenue residence.

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