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


April 27

Criminal damaging: An East Water Street man reported a rear window to his residence had been smashed. Damage was estimated at $250.

Recovered property: An Ohio registration tag was found in a parking lot of a store in the 500 block of North Main Street.

April 29

Theft: A woman reportedly removed a tip jar that contained $15 from Main Moon Chinese Restaurant, 607 W. Liberty St.

May 1

Arrest: After responding to a report that a 12-year-old Hubbard girl had run away from home, police charged William D. Rhoads II, 38, of Price Road, Hubbard, with contributing to the delinquency of a child after alleging Rhoads admitted having picked up the girl and dropped her off at a nearby gas station without permission from her legal guardian and after curfew. Also, the girl was given a minor-misdemeanor citation charging her with a curfew violation.


April 30

Drugs: Officers responded to a possible drug overdose at a Joan Avenue residence before charging Priscilla D. Scott of Girard with possession of drug-abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia and issuing a minor-misdemeanor citation charging her with drug abuse. Found were two suspected marijuana cigarettes, a syringe and a spoon with burn marks common in drug use before Scott, no age given, was given 2 mg of Narcan to block or reverse the effects of opioids and taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, a report showed.

May 1

Misuse of a credit card: An East Second Street man found a $500 charge to his credit card for a gift card he had not purchased.

Theft: A woman reported a lawn mower, a small freezer, an electric wheelchair and an air-conditioning unit stolen from her Trumbull Court residence.

May 2

Arrest: Authorities arrested Priscilla D. Scott of Joan Avenue, Girard, on a felony warrant from Parma.

Theft: A woman reported 21 pieces of mail missing soon after having been evicted from a Broadview Avenue residence.

Summons: Police reported having seen two people who appeared to be intoxicated near U.S. Route 422 and East Main Street before issuing a summons charging Joel Lopez Jr. of Patricia Drive, Girard, with disorderly conduct while intoxicated. Lopez was initially uncooperative but briefly calmed down before going on a profanity-laced tirade, a report stated.

Assault: A Girard man alleged his 8-year-old son had bitten his finger as he tried to discipline the child.

Fight: Officers were dispatched to a Forsythe Avenue home, where two brothers were reportedly in a fight with each other, though neither was injured.


April 28

Arrest: A traffic stop near Mansell Drive led to the arrest of Joshua J. Devereaux, 33, of Mansell, Liberty, on charges of operating a vehicle impaired, driving under an OVI suspension and obstructing a police officer. Devereaux, who refused to submit to a Breathalyzer test, gave false personal information to avoid a citation, authorities said.

Threats: A worker for a Belmont Avenue restaurant said he had received several such text messages.

Arrest: After responding to a report of an unresponsive person in a car on Country Club Drive, police charged Laura N. Fedina of Streetsboro with operating a vehicle impaired.

Assault: A Holly Drive woman alleged a neighbor sprayed her with pepper spray after becoming upset that the victim had apparently locked the main door to the apartment building.

Stolen property: A Keefer Road woman alleged her former husband stole and used her Ohio Direction card at a township big-box store.

April 29

Arrest: Authorities on Scott Lane took into custody Daniel A. Bates, 33, of Evans Street, Niles. Bates was wanted on a felony warrant from Trumbull County Common Pleas Court charging him with heroin possession.

Drugs: Officers answered a call regarding a man on the ground at a Belmont Avenue motel who was not breathing before charging Timothy L. Troshin, 21, with possession of drug-abuse instruments. The Bridgewater, Va., man had a syringe and a ripped bag containing what appeared to be heroin, police alleged.

Arrest: Officers received information about an erratic driver near Church Hill-Hubbard Road, then charged David A. Hargrave of South Lorain Avenue, Girard, with operating a vehicle impaired and having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Hargrave, 52, had a 0.134 blood-alcohol content, which exceeds Ohio’s 0.08 legal intoxication limit, a report said.

Recovered property: A 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt was found in Girard after a Southington woman had reported the vehicle stolen while she was near Gypsy Lane and Belmont Avenue.

April 30

Aggravated menacing/criminal damaging: A Euclid Boulevard woman told authorities a 26-year-old Columbus man has been terrorizing her and her family, in part by threatening to burn down her home. The accuser also discovered a flower garden near her front porch had been damaged.

Criminal damaging: A woman reported someone had tossed rocks at her Lamplighter Drive residence and did an estimated $600 in damage to three front windows.

Theft/criminal damaging: A witness told police of having seen a man in a black hooded sweatshirt smash a vehicle’s window in the 4400 block of Logan Way and remove a bag that possibly contained money and personal items, then flee.

May 1

Identity theft: A Country Club Drive man reported having gotten a series of verifications pertaining to loan and credit-card requests from a Newark, Ohio, address.

Menacing: A Thomas Lane woman alleged her former husband threatened to kill her during an argument about their children.

May 3

Drugs: After spotting someone walking the wrong way at night on a township road, police charged Chelsea L. Fentress, 30, with possession of heroin and drug-abuse instruments, as well as obstructing official business. Fentress, of Sodom-Hutchings Road, Girard, had a syringe and powder in a piece of paper that was consistent with heroin; she also provided a false name and date of birth, a report showed.

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