Tuesday, March 8, 2011
A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield city and Austintown:
Drug abuse: Joseph Felder Jr., 62, of 345 Carroll St., Youngstown, was arrested on charges of drug abuse after police found two suspected marijuana cigarettes in his vehicle at Shields Road and Argus Park.
Breaking and entering: Dominique King, 19, 424 Hood Drive, was arrested on a charge of breaking and entering at Get Go Gas Station, 375 E. Main St. Taken were one pack of cigarettes and one lighter.
Mutual aid: The department’s K-9 Officer and dog were dispatched to Columbiana County on state Route 14 for a K-9 sniff of a vehicle and a passenger was found to have a bag of cocaine. The passenger was arrested for drug abuse.
Drug trafficking: Police arrested Vincent Rosati, no age available, of 1443 Steuben Street, Pittsburgh, Pa., on charges of trafficking in drugs for both Ecstacy and marijuana, drug abuse of Dextroamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia on E. Main Street.
Passing bad checks: A check for $1,574.59 came back for insufficient funds at Komara Jewelers, 3649 Canfield Road.
Fraud: $462.90 in unauthorized transactions was withdrawn from an account at Purpose Money, 5223 Mahoning Ave.
Theft: Anthony Pondillo, 41, of 1123 Detroit, Youngstown, was issued a summons alleging theft of two filets at Rulli Brothers, 4331 Kirk Road.
Theft: A Playstation-3 was stolen from an apartment in the 300 block of S. Main Street.
Theft: John Sigley, 25, of 256 E. Park Ave., Niles, was issued a summons charging theft at Walmart, 6001 Mahoning Ave.
Theft: A Toro lawnmower was taken from a home in the 2000 block of Bainbridge Street.
Theft: Benjamin Shirley, 30, 59 Queens Drive, Warren, was arrested on charges of theft for allegedly stealing a Thomas train at Walmart.
Recovered property: A 2002 Nissan Maxima was recovered in the 3000 block of Elmwood Avenue.
Vandalism: Light bulbs were broken in the chapel at the 911 Memorial Park, 1055 S. Raccoon Road.
Fraud: An unauthorized charge was reported to an account at a home in the 100 block of N. Kimberly Avenue.
Fraud: An unauthorized charge was made to an account at Save-a-Step, 4226 Mahoning Ave.
Recovered property: A change purse containing an Ohio license and a credit card was recovered in the roadway in the 60 block of Howard Avenue.
Breaking and entering: A lock was removed and the gate opened at American Auto, 89 Maple Ave.
Identity fraud: A Discover card was opened in the victim’s name at a home in the 700 block of Notre Dame Avenue.
Obstructing official business: A man is under investigation for obstructing official business at Elmwood Avenue and Third Street.
Theft: An ATM card was taken from an ATM machine at Farmer’s National Bank, 22 N. Niles-Canfield Road.
Theft: Anthony Gromada, 21, 5595 Revere Run, Canfield, was arrested on a charge of theft of a candy bar at Sheetz gas station, 5499 Mahoning Ave. and released on a summons.
Criminal damaging: A mailbox was damaged by a vehicle at a home in the 2000 block of Birchtrace Drive.
Theft: Tamara Traylor, 27, of 368 W. Evergreen, Youngstown, and Antoneisha Jones, 20, of 54 E. Warren Ave., Youngstown, were arrested on charges of theft of shoes at Payless Shoes, 6000 Mahoning Ave.
Trespassing: Joel Thompson, 30, of 468 Seventh St., Warren, was arrested on a charge of trespassing at the EconoLodge, state Route 46 and Interstate 80.
Criminal damaging: A vehicle door was chipped at a home in the 3000 block of Johnson Farm.
Theft: Police arrested Jessica Wallace, 31, of 79 Helen, Niles, on a charge of theft of DVDs and a pint of ice cream valued at $244.67 at Giant Eagle, 5220 Mahoning Ave.
Drug offense: Doug Measmer, 54, of 3429 Briarwood, Youngstown, was arrested on a charge of possession of cocaine.
Fraud: A credit card account was opened by an unauthorized family member at a home in the 100 block of S. Roanoke Avenue.
Theft: John Libby, 37, of 3402 Rebecca Drive, Canfield, was arrested and charged with stealing five packs of Delmonico steaks at Giant Eagle.
Auto theft: A 1995 Oldsmobile Delta 88 was stolen from a home in the 300 block of S. Edgehill Drive.
Theft: A front license plate was stolen from an auto at an unknown location.
Breaking and entering: A lock on a fence was cut and six vehicles were damaged at American Auto Sales, 89 Maple Drive.
Drug offense: Nicholas Carrabia, 21, of 4567 Deopham Green Drive, was arrested on charges of drug abuse of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at Woodridge and Woodland Trail.
Theft: A Nike jacket with the victim’s keys in it was stolen at Bill’s Place, 4771 Mahoning Ave.
Drug offense: Thomas Switalski, 25, of 10072 S. Salem-Warren Road, Salem, was arrested on charges of drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia at Mahoning Avenue and Edgehill Drive.
Domestic violence: Gloria O’Grady, 43, of 2184 Southland Drive and Michael Harris,4 1, same address were both arrested on domestic violence charges at the home.
Theft: A jacket with the victim’s keys in it was stolen at the Go-Go Cabaret, 5455 Clarkins Drive.
Theft: Jewelry was stolen by a care-giver at a home in the 4000 block of Westmont Drive.
Warrant: Michael Grace, 37, 4536 Woodhurst, Warren, was arrested on a warrant for traffic and a drug offense for possession of marijuana on Burkey Road.
Theft: A Blackberry Curve phone was stolen at Cellular Connection, 5507 Mahoning Ave.
Theft: Four tires in the bed of a truck were stolen at the Mahoning Plaza, 600 Mahoning Ave.
Domestic violence: Timothy McCormick Jr., 23, 1329 Depot St., Mineral Ridge, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence at the Economy Inn, 1051 N. Canfield-Niles Road.
Disorderly conduct: Leora Morgan of 1005 Compass West, was issued a summons for disorderly conduct in the 1000 block of Compass West.
Criminal damaging: A vehicle mirror was damaged at Bill’s Place, 4771 Mahoning Ave.
Criminal damaging: A vehicle’s rear window was shattered at a home in the 90 block of Parkgate Avenue.
Auto theft: A 1999 Ford Escort was stolen from the parking lot of the 900 block of Compass West and later recovered in Niles.
Warrant: Mary Kost, 58, of 4746 Phillips Rice Road, Cortland, was arrested on a warrant charging failure to appear on a health code violation at Mahoning Avenue and state Route 46.
Theft: At a house in the 100 block of Rosemont Drive.
Lost or stolen plate: An Ohio dealer plate was lost or stolen at an unknown location.
Criminal damaging: A gate chain was cut at a home in the 90 block of Maple Drive.
Aggravated menacing: A man was accused of aggravated menacing at the Austintown Fire Department No.2, 4102 Mahoning Ave.
Burglary: A woman is accused of a burglary at a home in the 20 block of Wicklife Circle.
Telecommunications harassment: A man reported being harassed at a home in the 70 block of Carnegie Avenue.
Criminal damaging: A realty sign was damaged by a vehicle at a home in the 2000 block of Elm Trace.
Telecommunications harassment: A teenaged victim reported being harassed at a home in the 1000 block of S. Meridian Road.
Robbery: Two brothers were reportedly involved in a physical dispute and one claims the other stole money from him at Marc’s, 4155 Mahoning Ave.