POLICE CALLS IN POLAND, BOARDMAN
Published: Wed, October 19, 2016 @ 12:00 a.m. POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships:
13 Identity fraud: A Country Lane man said some of his personal information had been stolen.
15 Thefts: Police responded to a series of car break-ins on North Carolina Place and Boardwalk Drive. Property taken included a wallet, money, credit cards, a book bag and school supplies.
Criminal damaging: A Pacifica Drive woman reported damage to a window on her vehicle’s passenger side, as well as to a small section of her driveway. Oct.
16 Harassment: A Lowellville woman filed a harassment report after having visited a Center Road farm market.
12 Burglary: Someone forcibly entered a residence in the 7400 block of Hitchcock Road.
Two £400 rings were missing. Criminal damaging: A woman left Southern Park Mall and noticed a rear tire on her car had been slashed. Burglary: To a home in the 5200 block of Trotter Drive, from which a pair of earrings and a diamond ring were stolen.
The loss was estimated at £5,400. Fraud: A pharmacist with CVS Pharmacy, 417 Boardman-Poland Road, told police someone had phoned in a fraudulent prescription. Criminal mischief: A vehicle in the 4300 block of Devonshire was found with an unknown substance smeared on its rearview window.
Damage came to about £500. Possible theft: A woman reported her driver’s license lost or stolen while at an Applewood Boulevard restaurant. Drugs/weapon: Officers responded to a report of a man passed out in a car near Market Street and U.S.
Route 224 before charging 53-year-old James A. Williams Jr. of Mabel Avenue, Youngstown, with drug abuse, possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a concealed weapon and operating a vehicle impaired. Williams admitted having a bindle containing suspected heroin and that he had taken prescription painkillers, leading authorities to believe he was impaired; in addition, he had a rope with a folding knife that acted as a handle, a report showed.
Theft: A man reportedly stole a £2 lighter from Dollar General, 5953 South Ave. Oct.
13 Arrest: Members of the U.S.
Marshals Task Force arrested 34-year-old Michael Esposito III of Youngstown-Poland Road, Youngstown, who was wanted on charges of domestic violence and intimidation after police responded to a Boardman-Poland Road restaurant, where his former girlfriend alleged Esposito had stalked her and repeatedly called the business after hours. Esposito also threatened to harm an officer who answered two of his calls to the establishment, a report stated. Burglary: Timothy V.
Jacobs, 57, of Boardman, surrendered on a burglary charge after a May 23 incident in which a woman reported someone had entered her Hillman Way apartment via an unlocked kitchen window, then removed a £400 laptop computer. Identity theft: An official with Kohl’s, 383 Boardman-Poland Road, told a detective that an employee possibly had tried to use another person’s Social Security number in a fraudulent manner. Theft: A woman reported her wallet missing from her car while at Southern Park Mall.
Drugs: While investigating possible drug activity in the 5300 block of Southern Boulevard, authorities took into custody Keimone L. Black of Carlotta Drive, Youngstown, on charges of drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia. The 24-year-old Black, who also was wanted on a bench warrant, had in his car a digital scale, a bag of suspected marijuana and a cigar partially filled with suspected marijuana, police alleged.
Theft: Police were dispatched to Boardman Area Court on Market Street to take custody of 30-year-old Rachel A. Walker, who faced a theft charge. Walker, of Kenilworth Avenue, Warren, was accused of stealing £218 worth of lingerie and perfume Oct.
7 from Victoria’s Secret in Southern Park Mall. Arrest: A traffic stop near Shields Road led to the arrest of 48-year-old Alonzo C. Ransome Jr. of Midland Avenue, Youngstown.
He was wanted on a Belmont County, Ohio, warrant charging failure to appear in court. Oct.
14 Domestic violence: Terry D.
Marks, 53, of Boardman, faced a third-degree felony domestic-violence charge after his girlfriend alleged Marks struck her head with a porcelain coffee mug during an argument when she had served him with an eviction notice. The charge was elevated because of prior convictions, a report said. Menacing: A man told police a woman with whom he has ongoing problems threatened him as he spoke with the owner of a Boardman-Poland Road business.
Theft: A woman in her mid-30s reportedly stole five or six bottles of laundry detergent from Dollar General, 5953 South Ave. Breaking and entering: Someone entered the boiler room in an apartment complex in the 6800 block of Southern Boulevard, damaged a washing machine and took 20 feet of copper pipes and a steam-heating radiator. Theft: A woman discovered a £600 electronic notepad missing while at a business in the 8200 block of Market Street.
15 Breaking and entering/felonious assault: Authorities responded to a possible break-in in the 4200 block of Chester Drive, where a man said he believed another man had pointed a gun at the accuser, prompting him to fire a shot in the air toward the other person. Theft: Joseph C.
Lutz, 36, who listed addresses on Winchester Avenue in Youngstown and Boardman-Canfield Road in Boardman, was charged with stealing a set of trash bags, a container of baby wipes and two packages of diapers from Walmart, 1300 Doral Drive. Drugs: The property manager with an apartment complex in the 800 block of Cook Avenue reported having found evidence of drug use at one of the units. A day earlier, a tenant reportedly had suffered a drug overdose, a report stated.
Criminal mischief: A Lost Creek Drive man noticed his mailbox had been pulled from the ground and tossed over a nearby fence. Identity theft: A Cranberry Run Drive woman reported getting an email from a bank in Timonium, Md., stating someone had attempted to open a line of credit with her personal information. Theft: A man accidentally left his wallet at a Doral Drive big-box store before discovering it had been stolen.
Theft: Chantel M. Georgalas, 20, of Helena Avenue, and Destiny M. Cintron, 22, of Mumford Drive, faced theft charges after the two Youngstown women were accused of taking £218 worth of merchandise, including a pair of boys socks, from Walmart.
Cintron also was charged with endangering children because she had a small child in a stroller during the shoplifting situation, a report alleged. Burglary: Occurred in the 4600 block of Simon Road through a rear door. Stolen were two wristwatches, a chain saw, prescription medication and other items.
Theft: A Poland woman reported her £400 iPhone stolen as she shopped at a business in Shops at Boardman Park. Oct.
16 Criminal mischief: A vehicle in the 3400 block of Flora Lane was found with damage to three windows, including a cargo window.
Damage came to £600. Identity fraud: A Lowellville man learned that his credit card had been used to make about £230 worth of fraudulent purchases at two Southern Park Mall stores. Theft: A Lemans Drive woman reported her son’s 20-inch bicycle had been stolen.
Menacing: An Applecrest Court woman alleged her former boyfriend had threatened to harm her and damage the accuser’s vehicle.