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May 20

Arrest: Police were dispatched to St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital to pick up Carly C. Zinni, 22, of Lockwood Boulevard, Boardman, who faced charges of assault on a police officer, obstructing official business, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct while intoxicated after authorities had responded to an argument between a passenger and an Uber driver, who alleged Zinni had urinated in his vehicle. After being returned to her apartment, an intoxicated Zinni shoved an officer and fought with police, they alleged.

Auto theft: A 2006 Ford Explorer was stolen from a driveway in the 100 block of Overhill Road.

Theft: A $599 laptop computer and a checkbook case were taken from a car in the 4100 block of Windsor Road.

Breaking and entering: A Brookfield Avenue woman discovered someone had entered her garage then removed a $250 bicycle and a book bag.

Stolen property: Youngstown police relinquished custody of Surgeo D. McMullen, 28, of Mable Street, Youngstown, who faced a felony receiving-stolen-property charge, related to a Feb. 27 incident in which a man reported six recording microphones had been taken from the basement of his Glenwood Avenue home. The loss was calculated at $3,398.

Theft: Armando A. Calderon, 34, of Lansdowne Boulevard, Youngstown, was charged with theft, resisting arrest and obstructing official business after $90 worth of vodka, groceries and household goods was stolen from Walmart, 1300 Doral Drive. Police twice had to use a stun gun to bring a combative Calderon under control as he struggled and refused to comply with them, they alleged.

Trespassing: A Hudson Avenue couple told police someone came onto their property and tried to enter their vehicle.

Domestic violence: Aaron M. Julien, 41, of Brookfield Avenue, Boardman, faced three domestic-violence counts and one of criminal trespassing after he reportedly was in a woman’s home in violation of conditions of his bond. The woman also alleged Julien had threatened to kill her and their two sons, causing the accuser to fear for her safety and that of the children, a report showed.

Theft: A Canavan Drive man discovered a $19 gazing globe had been removed from his front yard.

Theft: Jina M. West of Devitt Avenue, Campbell, was charged after authorities alleged West, 39, intentionally failed to self-scan $29 worth of body spray and other merchandise while in Walmart.

May 21

Arrest: Youngstown police handed to township authorities Ronald J. Adams, 20, who listed addresses on Windsor Road in Boardman and Harold Lane in Campbell, and who was charged with complicity to improperly discharge a firearm at or into a habitation, a second-degree felony. Earlier this month, officers responded to possible gunfire near Cook Avenue before reportedly finding two bullet holes in and two shell casings near an apartment complex in the 800 block. No one was injured, however.

Bad check: A worker with a West Boulevard hair salon reported a woman wrote a $70 check for services rendered that was drawn on a closed account.

Theft: An employee for Altiere’s Home & Garden, 8415 South Ave., told authorities a man in a truck that was pulling a trailer dumped a load of brush and debris, then left without paying the $35 fee.

Breaking and entering: Someone broke into a shed in the 700 block of Indianola Road and removed a $2,500 riding mower and accessory.

Burglary: To an apartment in the 4000 block of Glenwood Avenue, from which a pair of women’s shoes and a makeup bag were stolen, and a microwave oven was damaged.

Breaking and entering: Surveillance footage reportedly showed a man in his 40s wearing a red baseball hat and a black pair of pants and jacket with a T-shirt underneath throwing a rock at and breaking a front-door window before entering Family Dollar, 4026 South Ave. Stolen was about $179 worth of merchandise.

Burglary: Took place in the 5300 block of Linger Place, where a garage door was forced open. A jewelry box, a leaf blower and a weed trimmer were stolen.

Breaking and entering: Someone reportedly removed an air-conditioning unit from a window, then broke into Creative Corner Learning Center, a day care facility at 1463 Shields Road. Nothing seemed to be missing, though a man in black clothing was reportedly seen on surveillance footage opening cabinet doors.

Misuse of a credit card: A Canfield woman discovered her stolen credit card was used to make about $1,536 worth of fraudulent purchases at several township stores.

Arrest: After pulling her over in the 5100 block of Market Street, police took into custody Dominique L. Dodson, 29, of West Delason Avenue, Youngstown, upon ascertaining Dodson was wanted on a warrant accusing her of failing to appear in court on a driving-under-suspension charge.

Assault: An official with Paul C. Bunn Elementary School, 1825 Sequoya Drive, alleged having seen a bus driver placing a 12-year-old student in a chokehold after what may have begun as a confrontation between the driver and the student. The victim alleged the driver had earlier choked him, and he complained of neck pain, a report showed.

Attempted fraud: A Beechwood Drive woman reported a caller who claimed to represent the U.S. Social Security Commission and to have her Social Security number tried to get the accuser to provide additional personal information before she hung up.

May 22

Arrest: Police arrested Trent A. Marcum, 22, at a Market Street motel after learning that Marcum, of West Pine Lake Road, Salem, was wanted on a Columbiana County felony warrant charging inducing panic.

Arrest: While dealing with a fight between two family members in the 800 block of Moyer Avenue, police arrested Breyonna J. Moore of Catherine Avenue, Youngstown, on charges of domestic violence, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, obstructing official business and violating a protection order. After reportedly threatening to kill her father, Moore, 25, flew into a rage upon authorities’ arrival, used both feet to kick at an officer and continued with her turbulent behavior after her arrest, a report stated.

Harassment: Officers at Boardman Area Court on Market Street booked Jason M. Sop, 22, who listed addresses on Erie Street in Boardman and Julian Street in Youngstown, and who faced a telephone-harassment charge after a township woman alleged that in March, Sop made a series of threatening calls and sent her derogatory text messages after the accuser stated she had corresponded with Sop on Facebook but later indicated she did not want to date him.

Theft: A Midgewood Drive man reported an envelope containing two Cleveland Indians tickets was removed from his mailbox.

Theft: Police were dispatched to Boardman Area Court to book Robert J. Koby III, 26, of Birch Trace Drive, Austintown, on a theft charge, related to a May 12 situation in which a Youngstown woman reported that while at a Doral Drive big-box store, someone stole two $150 wheel caps off her car.

Domestic violence: A 17-year-old Boardman boy was charged with the crime after his grandmother alleged the teen had raised his fist in a threatening manner, causing the accuser to believe he would hit her, in what apparently started as an argument related to clothing that had been taken from another family member.

Theft: Molly E. St. Clair, 34, of Elm Street, Struthers, faced a felony charge after $1,868 worth of jewelry, clothing and other items was stolen from Kohl’s, 383 Boardman-Poland Road.

Theft: A township woman noticed her $800 iPhone missing while she was at a business in the 4900 block of Market Street.

Fight: Police responded to a possible fight in the 3700 block of Market Street between two males, one of whom reportedly fled on foot from officers.

Identity fraud: A South Avenue woman discovered $6,277 worth of fraudulent transactions dating to March on several bank-account statements.

Incident: Three males reportedly abandoned an all-terrain vehicle in the middle of the road in the 30 block of Arlene Avenue before fleeing the area on foot.

Theft: Officers at the Trumbull County jail took custody of Adrienna M. Jackson, 26, who was wanted on a theft charge. Jackson, of Arlington Street, Warren, was accused of stealing 18 articles of clothing valued at $187 earlier this month from T.J. Maxx, 717 Boardman-Poland Road.

Theft: A man reportedly stole $29 worth of flowers and alcoholic beverages from Giant Eagle, 476 Boardman-Canfield Road.

May 23

Arrest: Police in the 8500 block of Market Street picked up Arnold D. Harding, 60, who listed Youngstown addresses on Mahoning Avenue and East Midlothian Boulevard. He was wanted on a criminal-trespassing warrant.

Assaults: A Youngstown man and his 17-year-old brother alleged that while mowing a lawn in the 400 block of Ewing Road, their former employer assaulted them. The accuser alleged the former boss spit on him then tossed a gas can at and struck him; the younger sibling alleged having been grabbed and nearly thrown to the ground, leaving scratches to the affected area.

Menacing: A Wolosyn Circle woman alleged a neighbor had threatened to beat her up during an argument between them and made an implied threat that others could be recruited to harm the accuser.

Theft: A traffic stop in the 100 block of East Midlothian Boulevard resulted in the arrest of David Mines Jr., 64, of East Midlothian, Youngstown, who was charged with stealing a box of medicine and a can of pet food Sept. 12, 2017, from Family Dollar, 4030 Market St.

Theft: A server with a Boardman-Poland Road restaurant discovered numerous items that included a concealed-carry permit and several credit cards missing from his car while at work.

Theft: A woman reportedly stole two cans of an air-scent spray from Dollar General, 271 Boardman-Canfield Road.

Inducing panic: Officers were called to a large fight in the 6600 block of Market Street in which one of the combatants purportedly pulled a handgun in what several witnesses described as a possible drug deal.

Theft: John W. Hoskins, 49, was charged after authorities alleged Hoskins, of South Avenue, Boardman, had stolen an energy drink and other small items from Dollar General, 5953 South Ave.

Theft: James E. Maxwell, 55, of Willis Avenue, Youngstown, was charged with theft and obstructing official business after $46 worth of food, undergarments and other property was stolen from Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, 385 Boardman-Canfield Road. Maxwell also provided a false name, police alleged.

May 25

Theft: Police were dispatched to the Trumbull County jail to pick up Mary J. Rickard, 29, of Williamsburg Drive, Warren, who was accused of stealing a $180 remote-control drone March 20 from Kohl’s, 383 Boardman-Poland Road.

Theft: Alexia B. Cathey, 27, of Maywood Drive, Youngstown, was charged with stealing $174 worth of men’s clothing and a baby outfit from Dillard’s in Southern Park Mall.

Theft: A woman reportedly stole $80 worth of merchandise from Dollar General, 5953 South Ave., before fleeing in a gold sport utility vehicle.

Theft: A worker with Office Max, 427 Boardman-Poland Road, discovered a cash register was short by an undisclosed amount of money, possibly the result of a short-change scam.

Theft: Sheila Maldonado, 50, was charged after police alleged Maldonado, of Euclid Boulevard, Boardman, had stolen $244 worth of clothing and pairs of shoes from Kohl’s.

May 26

Arrest: Officers made contact with a suspicious man in the 20 block of Boardman-Canfield Road before taking Mel’Quan N. Patton, 26, into custody. Patton, who listed addresses on Glenwood Avenue in Boardman and 13th Street in Campbell, was wanted on a Campbell warrant charging him with failure to comply with terms or conditions of his probation.

Theft: Authorities picked up Tina M. Fizet of Homewood Avenue, Hubbard, who was being housed at the Mahoning County jail. Fizet, 39, faced a theft charge, related to a Feb. 3, 2016, shoplifting situation in which $250 worth of cosmetics was stolen from Ulta Beauty, 403 Boardman-Poland Road.

Theft: A man reportedly took a $30 bottle of herbal capsules from Tobacco City LLC, 110 Boardman-Poland Road.

Burglary: To an apartment in the 800 block of Cook Avenue, possibly through a rear window. A woman came home to find that clothing in a closet had been disturbed, though it appeared nothing was missing.

Theft: Someone removed a battery-powered sprayer, a weed trimmer, a bottle of bleach and detergent from Home Depot, 7001 Southern Blvd.

Drugs: Police obtained a search warrant for an apartment in the 800 block of Cook Avenue, where they reportedly found a plastic container with drug paraphernalia and a suspected crack-cocaine pipe in a bedroom after having responded to a possible overdose at the address. No one was home at the time and no arrests had been made at the time of the report, though.

Theft: Eric O. Johnson of East Judson Avenue, Youngstown, was charged after authorities alleged Johnson, 27, left Walmart, 1300 Doral Drive, after intentionally failing to self-scan $21 worth of merchandise that included a TV antenna.

Menacing: A Truesdale Road woman alleged a Butler, Pa., man whom she had dated has posted a series of harassing Facebook messages and sent such text messages to her. The man also contacted her mother threatening to display fliers in the accuser’s neighborhood that contain false information about the victim and a second person, the victim further alleged.

Theft: A man reportedly took $25 worth of property from Family Dollar, 4030 Market St.

Arrest: Leon R. Glenn, 28, who listed Youngstown addresses on Willis and East Ravenwood avenues, was taken into custody during a traffic stop on Southern Boulevard. He was wanted on a Campbell warrant charging violation of a court order.

Theft: Anthony L. Foor, 31, of West Fourth Street, Salem, was charged with intentionally using a sticker with a certain price value to self-scan more expensive merchandise while in Walmart, which resulted in a $229 loss to the big-box store.

Theft: Carrie Pasquale, 42, of Banbury Drive, Boardman, faced a charge. She was accused of stealing about $303 worth of clothing from Kohl’s.

May 27

Arrest: Officers answered a call about an erratic driver near Mathews Road and South Avenue before charging Charles T. Cialella, 27, of Delaware Avenue, Poland, with obstructing official business and citing him on a charge of disorderly conduct while intoxicated after alleging Cialella had refused to cooperate and tried to walk away from police.

Arrest: Authorities at an Operating a Vehicle Impaired checkpoint near South Avenue charged Anthony O. Averette of Mercer Avenue, Youngstown, with OVI. Averette, 56, registered a 0.152 blood-alcohol content, which is nearly double Ohio’s 0.08 legal intoxication limit, a report showed.

Counterfeit: After pulling him over in the 7200 block of Market Street, police charged Steven M. Colian, 38, of Prospect Street Extension, Salem, with one misdemeanor count each of criminal simulation and possessing a drug-abuse instrument. A needle was found in a backpack in the vehicle; also, two fake $100 bills were discovered in his wallet, a report showed.

Criminal mischief: A disgruntled former Walmart employee reportedly smashed three bottles on the parking lot and tipped over a trash can in the area.

Theft: A woman reported her $900 iPhone missing while at a business in the 7300 block of Market Street.

Arrest/drugs: Officers in the 5200 block of Market Street pulled over then charged Taurean R. McCullough, 21, of Idlewood Avenue, Youngstown, with trafficking in drugs, a felony, after alleging having found two bags that contained individually packaged bindles with a powder that tested positive for cocaine. Also arrested was Patrick R. Braxton, 22, of Shadyside Drive, Boardman, who was wanted on a warrant.

Attempted breaking and entering: Someone cut through a security gate in an effort to break into Zales Jewelry in Southern Park Mall, though no entry was made. Security footage showed two suspicious men walking in the area beforehand, a police report stated.

Criminal damaging: A car’s passenger-side window was smashed in the 100 block of Lemans Drive, resulting in a $150 damage estimate.

Domestic violence: Zachary M. Tallman, 19, of Glenwood Avenue, Boardman, was charged with the crime after his mother alleged Tallman had spit on her, then threatened to kill the accuser and a family pet.

Theft: A resident in a South Avenue long-term care facility discovered $50 had been removed from a drawer in his room.

Theft: Austintown police handed to township authorities Matthew T. Spaite, 32, of Rockdale Avenue, Boardman, who was wanted on a theft charge after $29 worth of flowers and alcoholic beverages was stolen May 22 from Giant Eagle, 476 Boardman-Canfield Road.

May 28

Arrest: After conducting a vehicle check in the 100 block of Brookfield Avenue, police arrested Shirlayann D. Martinez, 18, of Ashlar Avenue, Hubbard upon learning Martinez was wanted on a warrant accusing her of failing to appear in Campbell Municipal Court.

Domestic violence: A 15-year-old township boy faced two domestic-violence counts after his mother alleged the teen had pushed her backward during an argument apparently related to Memorial Day plans. A short time later, the boy’s sister alleged, he punched her right shoulder and twice kicked her stomach.

Arrest: A traffic stop on Brookwood Road led to Joshua N. Kale’s arrest after police ascertained Kale, 37, of Forest Park Drive, Boardman, was wanted on a warrant charging him with failing to appear in Boardman Area Court on Market Street.

Auto theft: A 2010 Ford Escape was stolen from a driveway in the 3900 block of Windsor Road.

Theft: Two women in their 20s reportedly stole $1,028 worth of cosmetics and other items from Ulta Beauty.

Harassment: A Trenholm Road man said he’s received dozens of such text messages that included insults and profanities.

Theft: A man reportedly stole $10 worth of candy from Family Dollar, 4030 Market St.

May 29

Arrest: Officers received a 911 call about a man who had passed out and fallen in a parking lot at an East Midlothian Boulevard discount store, then charged Robert P. Burton, 56, of West Parkside Drive, Boardman, with one felony count of operating a vehicle impaired. Burton, who refused to submit to a breath test, had 54 driving suspensions and has had no valid driver’s license since 1984, a report stated.

Animal complaint: A Shelby Road man said a neighbor’s untethered dog defecated in his yard, something the complainant said was part of an ongoing issue with the neighbor.

Arrest: While responding to a two-car crash in the 1100 block of Shields Road, police charged Melzia J. Sugick, 54, of South Schenley Avenue, Youngstown, with operating a vehicle impaired. Results of a urine test were pending, a report said.

Identity fraud: A Glenwood Avenue man discovered someone had accessed his bank account and made at least seven unauthorized withdrawals and transactions that added up to $19,013.

Violation of a court order: A township woman reported her former boyfriend sent her a threatening text message while she was at a family member’s home, in violation of a protection order.

Possible burglary: A woman returned to her Terrace Drive residence and discovered someone may have tried to break in through a window, then tried to enter via a rear door that activated an alarm. Nothing appeared to be missing, however.

Theft: A nurse with The Vein Center and Medspa, 965 Windham Court, discovered an $82 bottle of a skin-care product missing from a locked display case.

Harassment: A Southern Boulevard woman alleged her former husband has made 31 such calls to her, including some with threats of physical harm.

Threats: A Glenwood Avenue woman alleged her daughter’s father had made and sent threatening calls and text messages, causing the accuser to fear for her safety.

Theft: Authorities at Boardman Area Court booked Rebecca L. Starling, 42, of Sodom-Hutchings Road, Cortland, on a theft charge, related to an Aug. 15, 2017, situation in which the owner of The Pita Wrap, 4721 Market St., alleged having seen Starling, who was an employee in training at the time, on surveillance footage opening a drawer where his wallet was kept. The accuser also discovered three checks and an undisclosed sum of money missing from it, a report showed.

Theft: Police picked up Joseph J. Gibbons, 22, at Boardman Area Court and booked him on a theft charge after three $325 security systems were stolen April 21 from Walmart. Gibbons, of Thalia Avenue, Struthers, also was wanted on Mahoning County Common Pleas Court warrants charging him with two counts of receiving stolen property and one of burglary.

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