Austintown crime activity: Woman’s home ransacked after letting man in to ‘check water’


Monday, January 21

4 p.m. – 6000 block of Mahoning Ave., Walmart employees reported that a juvenile stole a semi-automatic CO2 BB gun. The juvenile was located walking outside and arrested.

Thursday, January 24

3:51 a.m. – 5400 block of Seventy Six Drive, Jeffery Goley, Jr., 31, of Canton, arrested on an active warrant for domestic violence. 

Friday, January 25

5:14 p.m. – 100 block of Kleber Ave., a woman reported she let a man inside to “check the water” and then money was taken and her house was ransacked. 

Sunday, January 27

5:36 p.m. – 6000 block of Mahoning Ave., Elizabeth Lilly, 18, of North Jackson, and Autumn Reeves, 18, of Lake Milton, both charged with theft. Police were called to Walmart on reports that Lilly and Reeves shoplifted. According to reports, both women had on clothes from the store that they did not pay for. 

Monday, January 28

1:08 a.m. – Mahoning Avenue, Joshua Kosa, 36, of North Jackson, charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Police say they pulled Kosa over for a broken headlight when they discovered his license was suspended. According to a police report, when officers patted him down, they found two glass crack pipes on him. They say they also found two more glass crack pipes in the vehicle.

2:55 a.m. – 1100 block of N. Canfield Niles Road, Frank Swick, 37, of Mineral Ridge, charged with theft and disorderly conduct. Police were called to McDonald’s about an intoxicated man sitting on the floor of the business. Police say Swick told them he walked there because he was hungry but was too drunk to walk home. Police say they called Swick a cab to take him home. According to a report, officers were called to Sheetz around 3:30 a.m. on reports that Swick told the cab driver to drop him off there and refused to pay the cab fare. 

Disclaimer: These reports don’t represent all calls made to the Austintown Police Department. This public information was provided in reports from the Austintown Police Department. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions.

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