April 11

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April 11

Attempted burglary: A man noticed a window screen had been removed, apparently as someone tried to enter his Paulin Drive home.

Theft: Authorities charged Elizabeth A. Soich, 38, and Daniel A. Telisman, 28, both of Glendale Avenue, Boardman, after $165 worth of merchandise that included a pair of pants was stolen from Kohl’s, 383 Boardman-Poland Road. Telisman also faced two drug-related charges when, police alleged, a needle and a spoon with burn marks common in drug use were found in their vehicle. In addition, Soich was wanted on felony warrants charging her with possessing heroin and cocaine.

Identity fraud: A Glen Park Road man found two fraudulent food-delivery transactions that totaled $96 had been made with his debit card.

Theft: A Wolosyn Circle woman discovered two money-order checks that totaled $560 had been removed from a community mailbox in her apartment building.

Theft: J’siyha D.M. Cobb, 18, was charged with theft and given a minor-misdemeanor citation charging drug abuse (marijuana) after a T-shirt and a pair of pants were taken from Macy’s in Southern Park Mall. Cobb, of West Delason Avenue, Youngstown, had on her person a small bag that contained 0.8 grams of suspected marijuana, a report showed.

Unauthorized use of a vehicle: A Tudor Lane woman said another woman took her son’s 1997 Acura and failed to return it within an agreed-upon 48-hour period.

Threats: Patrick F. Klingensmith, 45, of Market Street, Boardman, was booked on a charge of making domestic-violence threats after his wife alleged that during an escalating argument related to fixing a kitchen sink, Klingensmith threatened her partly by slamming his fists into and damaging her car’s front windshield.

Theft: Police charged Melissa R. Reynolds-Anderson, 43, of state Route 45, Lisbon, with theft and possessing drug paraphernalia after accusing her of stealing $52 worth of property, including Easter candy, from Walmart, 1300 Doral Drive. Reynolds-Anderson also had a rolled piece of aluminum foil with burn marks that was used as a suspected crack-cocaine pipe, along with a straw containing a powder residue, a report indicated.

April 12

Arrest: Officers investigated several suspicious juveniles near a Market Street gas station before charging Devonte J. Turner, 24, with obstructing official business after alleging he provided another man’s Social Security number as police sought to identify him. Turner, who listed addresses on Friendship Avenue in Boardman and Glenwood Avenue in Youngstown, also was wanted on a Niles warrant.

Arrest: Police answered a complaint regarding someone panhandling for money at a Hillman Way bank, where they took into custody James E. Allen, 38, of West Judson Avenue, Youngstown, upon discovering he was wanted on a felony parole-violation charge.

Theft by deception: A Squirrel Hill Drive woman told police a friend had sent her a Facebook message claiming she could be offered $150,000 from a government benefits program before the accuser spoke with a man who persuaded her to buy a $500 Amazon gift card and provide him with the routing number, then said a large amount of money would be automatically deposited into her account. Nevertheless, an official with a local credit union informed the woman it was an online scam, and the account was frozen.

Arrest: A traffic stop in the 800 block of Indianola Road resulted in the arrest of Lakisha M. Chandler of Early Road, Youngstown, on a charge of operating a vehicle impaired. Chandler, 24, registered a 0.093 blood-alcohol content, slightly more than Ohio’s 0.08 legal intoxication limit, a report stated.

Harassment: A receptionist with a business in the 8400 block of Market Street alleged that during a phone call, a patient threatened to kill the accuser and her mother after being told a counseling appointment could not be rescheduled.

Robbery: Police filed robbery and kidnapping charges against Robert T. Perry, 48, of Glenwood Avenue, Boardman, who was in the Mahoning County jail, related to a robbery April 3 at Family Dollar, 4030 Market St. A manager told authorities a man had punched his face, then fought with and dragged him behind a counter while demanding money and before calmly walking out of the discount store when a customer came in.

Theft: A man reportedly stole a $90 pair of men’s shoes from Kohl’s, then left in a gold Hyundai vehicle.

Theft: A 16-year-old Youngstown boy was accused of stealing a $49 iPhone from Walmart.

Drug paraphernalia: Nigel F. Baldwin, 24, of Applecrest Court, Boardman, was charged with possessing drug paraphernalia and cited on a charge of drug abuse (marijuana) after having been pulled over on Glenwood Avenue. Four small bags of suspected marijuana totaling 1.5 grams were found in his car, along with a digital scale and a device typically used to grind marijuana, police alleged.

Theft: Dennis W. Floyd of Nash Avenue, Niles, was charged in the theft of $80 worth of toothpaste and other items from Walmart. Floyd, 62, also was wanted on a probation-violation warrant.

April 13

Arrest: A 15-year-old township boy was charged with obstructing official business as officers responded to a report that a child had run away from home. The teen led officers on a brief foot chase near Akron Children’s Hospital on Market Street, a report stated.

Domestic violence: A 16-year-old Boardman boy faced two counts after his mother alleged the teen jumped on, pushed and pinned his brother to the ground after becoming angered about which TV channel they should watch. The teen also kicked and punched his father numerous times as he tried to restrain the boy, the mother further alleged.

Theft: Officers charged Andy L. Dicioccio, 35, of Glenwood Avenue, Youngstown, with one count each of theft and attempted theft after having found two vehicles on Prestwick Drive had been entered. Small items that included $8 in change were missing from them, a report said.

Menacing: An employee with a Windham Court restaurant said someone in the parking lot made a threatening statement to him.

Theft/criminal damaging: A worker with a South Avenue big-box store saw that someone had broken windows to his and his girlfriend’s vehicles. Property that included about $70 had been removed from both cars.

Theft: A Youngstown man reported a $200 electronic tablet stolen while he patronized a Doral Drive big-box store.

April 14

Arrest: After responding to a report of a possibly intoxicated motorist near a Boardman-Canfield Road fast-food restaurant, officers charged Carrie L. Coleman, 47, with operating a vehicle impaired. Coleman, of Carnegie Avenue, Youngstown, registered a 0.093 blood-alcohol content, a report showed.

Auto theft: A 2016 Volkswagen GTI was stolen from U Go Auto Sales, 119 Indianola Road.