Recent criminal activity in Girard, Liberty and Hubbard

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


Feb. 23

Arrest: A traffic stop on U.S. Route 422 led to the arrest of Ronald G. Madden, 40, of Church Hill Road, Girard, who was wanted on a warrant.

Criminal mischief: A Girard woman suspected some neighbors of continually tearing a portion of caution tape she had across her driveway.

Harassment: A Plymouth Avenue woman said she’s received a series of unsolicited and unwanted calls from a business that was trying to persuade the accuser to switch a service.

Theft: A North Avenue woman reported a package containing several types of prescription medications was stolen.

Feb. 25

Arrest: A traffic stop on Route 422 resulted in the arrest of Jasime Gilliam, 39, of Patricia Drive, Girard. She was wanted on a warrant.

Feb. 26

Arrest: Liberty Township authorities handed to Girard police Ebony J. Denson, 34, who listed addresses on Southern Boulevard in Boardman and Volney Road in Youngstown, and who was wanted on a Girard Municipal Court warrant.

Burglary: To a residence in the 900 block of Dravis Street, from which $1,590 worth of property that included mainly jewelry was taken.

Arrest: Police responded to a report of a possibly unresponsive person in a pickup truck near State Street before charging Daniel T. Wargo, no age given, with operating a vehicle impaired and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Warren man had a suspected drug kit that contained three syringes, a spoon with burn marks common in drug use and a suspected crack-cocaine pipe, a report showed.

Feb. 27

Identity fraud: A Plymouth Avenue woman found out her Social Security number had been used without authorization to open an account, from which a $186 vacuum cleaner was purchased.

Trespassing: Sean P. Sheridan Jr., 18, of East Main Street, Girard, was issued a summons charging criminal trespassing after an officer reported having seen someone in Tod Park off Route 422 after hours.

Harassment: A Maple Avenue woman alleged her mother has made and sent her continual, unwanted calls and emails, and that she came to the accuser’s residence unannounced.


Feb. 23

Theft: A man reportedly stole nine packages of T-shirts valued at $81 from Dollar General, 4425 Logan Way.

Menacing: A Logan Arms Drive woman reported a 39-year-old township woman had placed notes regarding personal issues on the accuser’s car. Also, a man alleged the township woman had sent and made repeated and unwanted text messages and calls to him.

Identity theft: A Santa Monica Drive man alleged a family member likely had taken and used some of his credit cards and checks without permission.

Auto theft/criminal damaging: A Ravine Drive man reported his 2009 Chrysler Town & Country minivan stolen and that his mailbox was damaged, possibly by the perpetrator.

Theft: A Colonial Drive woman noticed her purse missing from her car.

Theft: A Fairway Drive man discovered a $200 laptop computer had been removed from his vehicle.

Menacing: An Anderson-Morris Road man alleged a Niles man, 33, has sent and made a series of threatening text messages and calls to him regarding money the accuser owes the man.

Feb. 24

Arrest: Police near Tibbetts-Wick Road pulled over and took Charles G. Habib, 22, into custody. Habib, of Taylor Avenue, Girard, was charged with operating a vehicle impaired.

Theft: A Fairview, Pa., woman noticed a passenger-side tire had been stolen off her vehicle while she was in the 1200 block of Trumbull Avenue.

Menacing: A Catherine Street woman reported someone had followed her as she drove near Shady Road, then got out and banged on the accuser’s car window. Later, the victim’s husband told police his wife had been threatened on several occasions.

Feb. 25

Assault: A Girard woman alleged a Niles woman had punched the accuser’s left eye during a fight between them in the 1700 block of Wilson Avenue.

Feb. 26

Arrest: Officers answered a call regarding a car stuck on a curb near Belmont Avenue before charging Tanishea D. Peterson, 34, with operating a vehicle impaired. The Pittsburgh woman had a 0.170 blood-alcohol content, which is more than twice Ohio’s 0.08 legal intoxication limit, a report said.

Assaults: Police responded to a fight at a Belmont Avenue restaurant, where a woman alleged a Youngstown man, 24, whom she knows had punched and kicked her. A second woman who tried to intervene also alleged the man had done the same to her.

Arrest: Dashawnta A. Tarver, 34, of Orange Drive, Hermitage, Pa., was arrested during a traffic stop near Roosevelt Drive after officers discovered she was wanted on a township warrant charging failure to appear in court.

Feb. 27

Arrest: Authorities in Warren took into custody Tony L. Sims of McBride Street, Youngstown. Sims, 23, was wanted on an outstanding Girard Municipal Court warrant.

Theft by deception: A Pleasant Valley Road man reported having lost $4,080 in a series of computer-related scams.

Arrest: Officers were dispatched to downtown Youngstown to pick up Keith D. Freet Jr., 24, of Overland Boulevard, Struthers. Freet was wanted on a township warrant accusing him of failing to appear in court on a theft charge.

Feb. 28

Arrest: A traffic stop in the 4000 block of Belmont Avenue led to Patrick E. Hymes’ arrest on a charge of operating a vehicle impaired. Hymes, 48, of Madera Avenue, Youngstown, had a 0.201 blood-alcohol content, a report stated.


Feb. 23

Menacing: A Timber Point Boulevard woman alleged a student had threatened her 14-year-old son several times at school.

Recovered property: A bag containing three articles of clothing was found after a West Liberty Street woman reported it stolen after she had tried to mail the bag.

Feb. 24

Domestic violence: Adrienne C. Kinnick, 33, of Meadowland Drive, Hubbard, faced one felony domestic-violence charge, two misdemeanor counts of aggravated menacing and one misdemeanor count each of assault and resisting arrest after a family member alleged Kinnick had grabbed his neck and shook him, causing the accuser to fear she may have tried to strangle him; the man further alleged an intoxicated Kinnick had pushed and punched another family member. Also, she threatened to kill two officers on the scene, a report showed.

Feb. 25

Arrest: Police near Rebecca Avenue pulled over a driver who reportedly had run two red lights, then charged Shannon R. Zanolli, 39, with operating a vehicle impaired, resisting arrest and menacing. Zanolli, of Stoneybrook Drive, Hubbard, had threatened to harm an officer, refused to get into a cruiser and continued to be combative, a report said.

Identity fraud: A West Liberty Street man reported a caller claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service stated he owes $984 and would be arrested if he failed to pay the money. In addition, the caller apparently emailed a phony document to the accuser, a report showed.

Feb. 27

Overdose: Authorities responded to a possible drug overdose at an Erie Street apartment, where police reported having seen a man on the floor curled up in a fetal position, along with several pill bottles and a white powder on a nearby desk. The victim was taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

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