POLICE BLOTTER

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Aug. 16

Theft: A woman reportedly stole makeup from Dollar General, 2002 S. Raccoon Road.

Criminal damaging: Someone reportedly poured an unknown liquid into the gas tank of construction equipment in the 2600 block of state Route 46.

Attempted theft: A woman who drove a gold sport utility vehicle reportedly tried to steal clothing from the JC Penney store, 6000 Mahoning Ave.

Recovered property: A 1982 Yamaha Virago motorcycle was towed after having been found with damage to its ignition system in the 1900 block of South Meridian Road.

Aug. 17

Theft: Someone stole various articles of clothing from Walmart, 6001 Mahoning Ave.

Theft by deception: Chad R. Eatinger, 29, of Corbett Road, Diamond, surrendered on a misdemeanor theft-by-deception charge. While employed with General Nutrition Center, 5880 Mahoning Ave., Eatinger made about $625 worth of fraudulent sales and returns over a three-month period early this year, a report showed.

Aug. 18

Arrest: Authorities arrested Luis S. Perez, who listed addresses on North Meridian Road in Austintown and Gladstone Avenue in Campbell, during a traffic stop near Potomac Avenue. Perez, 43, was wanted on a Campbell Municipal Court warrant.

Arrest: Officers near Industrial and South Meridian roads pulled over and took Charles C. Richardson, 34, into custody. Richardson, of Alameda Avenue, Youngstown, was wanted on a bench warrant charging failure to appear in Youngstown Municipal Court.

Possible theft: A wallet was lost or stolen at a Mahoning Avenue department store.

Drugs: A traffic stop in the 4400 block of Mahoning Avenue resulted in a felony drug-abuse charge against Richard P. Hassay, 23, of Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, when, police alleged, a large bag that contained 254 grams of suspected marijuana was found. In addition, Hassay had a small bag of suspected marijuana and $3,117 in cash in his pocket, a report stated.

Weapon: Authorities responded to a report of gunshots on or near Mahoning Avenue, though the report contained no further details.

Burglary: To an apartment in the 4200 block of Pembrook Road, from which a 50-inch TV and an Xbox game system were taken.

Robbery: Three gunmen reportedly robbed Five Guys, a fast-food restaurant at 107 S. Canfield-Niles Road, of an undisclosed amount of money.

Aug. 19

Weapon/drugs: Officers near Burkey Road pulled over then charged D’Shaun J. Scott, 22, of Lowell Avenue, Youngstown, with one felony count of improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle after alleging having found a loaded Glock 42 handgun in the center console, along with a magazine containing six rounds of ammunition, even though Scott had no concealed-carry permit. Also, police handed a summons to Zoharian M. Williams, 21, of Compass West Drive, Austintown, after saying a small bag of suspected marijuana was found in a backpack.

Aug. 20

Arrest: Police took Obrian H. Hylton, 34, into custody after having stopped his vehicle at South Meridian and South Four Mile Run roads. The Los Angeles man was accused of failing to appear in Youngstown Municipal Court on a drug-possession charge.

Auto theft/recovered property: A 2008 Dodge vehicle was stolen from Greenwood Chevrolet Inc., 4695 Mahoning Ave. In addition, a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire was found after having been stolen in Warren.

Fraud: An Edinburgh Avenue resident discovered a credit card had been used in a fraudulent manner at multiple locations.

Robbery: While investigating a parking violation at a Mahoning Avenue big-box store, authorities arrested Aubrey A. Foose, 23, of Compass West Drive, Austintown, upon discovering Foose was wanted on a Niles warrant charging robbery. His bond was set at $100,000.

Arrest: A traffic stop on Mahoning Avenue led to Marquaela L. Cousart’s arrest. Cousart, 29, who listed Youngstown addresses on McCartney Road and Lilburne Drive, was wanted on a Struthers Municipal Court warrant charging forgery.

Harassment: Brandon R. Emery, 22, of South Canfield-Niles Road, Canfield, surrendered on an Austintown warrant charging telecommunications harassment.

Fraud: A South Edgehill Avenue resident found out money had been removed from a bank account.

Aug. 21

Arrest: After stopping her vehicle near New Road, authorities arrested Amy L. Hall, 28, of Mary Knoll Avenue, Campbell, who was wanted on a bench warrant accusing her of failing to appear in Youngstown Municipal Court.

Disturbance: Police responded to a possible fight related to a game of pool at a business in the 5400 block of Mahoning Avenue.

Identity theft: A Maplecrest Drive resident discovered unauthorized charges to an account.

Fraud: A South Raccoon Road man reportedly was the victim of bogus information he had received.

Theft: An undisclosed sum of money was stolen from a McDonald’s restaurant, 1150 N. Canfield-Niles Road.

Aug. 22

Burglary: A woman reportedly entered a home in the 1200 block of Cedarwood Drive without permission.

Harassment: A Cross Drive resident reported having received unwanted text messages, apparently related to child custody issues.

Identity fraud: A Maplecrest Drive man found unauthorized bank-account charges.

Criminal damaging: Vehicle damage was reported in the 4800 block of Westchester Drive.

Theft by deception: A Rhode Island Drive resident discovered fraudulent activity against a bank account.

Vandalism: All of the tires on a 2000 Chevrolet Camaro were slashed in the 100 block of North Kimberly Avenue.

Aug. 23

Arrest: After pulling her over on Ohltown Road, authorities took Lisa A. Hemlick, 42, into custody. Hemlick, of Niles-Cortland Road, Warren, was wanted on a Trumbull County Sheriff’s Department bench warrant charging disorderly conduct.

Drugs: Two people were taken to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital after a possible drug overdose in the 200 block of South Yorkshire Boulevard.

Theft: A ring was taken from a home in the 6400 block of Bay Meadow Court.

Theft: Someone stole a ticket from a slot machine at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course, 655 N. Canfield-Niles Road.

Menacing: A person reported having been threatened after a confrontation in the 1800 block of South Raccoon Road.

Theft: Natalie K. Mack, 39, of Trussit Avenue, Youngstown, was charged with bundling then intentionally failing to self-scan five men’s warm-up jackets and two pairs of men’s warm-up pants valued at $102 while in Walmart, 6001 Mahoning Ave.

Aug. 24

Arrest: Officers responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch off North Four Mile Run Road before charging Monica G. Sandor of Idlewood Road, Austintown, with operating a vehicle impaired. Sandor, 21, registered a 0.146 blood-alcohol content, which exceeds Ohio’s 0.08 legal intoxication limit, a report stated.

Arrest: Lordstown authorities relinquished custody of Brian J. Pence, 30, to Austintown police. Pence, of Weaver Road, Berlin Center, faced a felony inducing-panic charge, related to a reported drug overdose last January in the 1000 block of Compass West Drive, which resulted in a brief evacuation.

Menacing: Eric C. Seybert, 55, of North Main Street, Austintown, was charged with menacing after being accused of threatening someone with bodily harm last month on Westgate Boulevard.

Aug. 25

Burglary: To an apartment in the 900 block of Compass West Drive, from which a man reported medication stolen.

Drugs: A traffic stop near Mahoning Avenue and state Route 46 resulted in the arrests of Yvette A. Sonderman, 48, no address given, on a charge of possessing drug paraphernalia, as well as Carl M. Smith, 60, of Tallmadge, who was charged with possessing drug paraphernalia and drug abuse (methamphetamine). A police dog led to the discovery in their vehicle of several suspected methamphetamine pipes and a clear bag of suspected methamphetamine, a report showed.

Theft: A suspected shoplifter fled after reportedly having stolen merchandise from Walmart.

Domestic violence: Francis J. Rydarowicz, 47, of Aldrich Road, Austintown, faced a felony charge after his wife alleged that during an argument, Rydarowicz punched her face, then, a short time later in their front yard, grabbed the accuser’s neck, pushed her into the road and punched her nose. The charge was elevated because of a 2016 conviction, a report showed.

Theft: A wallet was stolen from a vehicle in the 4800 block of Westchester Drive.

Aug. 26

Arrest: Police in the 2900 block of South Meridian Road handed Ryan P. Davis, 27, to Boardman authorities. Davis, of South Meridian Road, Austintown, was wanted on a domestic-violence charge from that township.

Arrests: James R. Clonch, 25, of Pembrook Drive, Austintown, and Lauren M. Ohlinger, no information provided, surrendered on warrants. Clonch was charged with falsification; Ohlinger faced charges of falsification, making false alarms and misuse of the 911 system, all misdemeanors.

Criminal mischief: Someone spray-painted part of a driveway in the 200 block of South Yorkshire Boulevard.

Recovered property: A cellphone was returned to its owner after the device had been reported stolen at a business in the 800 block of North Canfield-Niles Road.

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