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Boardman crime activity: Shoplifters led officers on vehicle chase, police say


Friday, April 13

6:45 a.m. – Mercy Hospital in Youngstown, Brandon Shavor, 42, of Struthers, arrested on a warrant for felonious assault and domestic violence charges. A pregnant woman said Shavor attacked her and threw drain cleaner in her eyes at the Days Inn. 

11:33 a.m. – 1100 block of Mathews Rd., a 15-year-old boy was charged with unruly juvenile and obstructing official business after police said he ran away from home and ran from officers near Akron Children’s Hospital. The boy was eventually taken into custody and released to his mother. 

6:26 p.m. – 800 block of Westport Dr., a 16-year-old boy was arrested on a domestic violence charge after a fight with family members over which channel to watch on television. Family members told police that the boy has been charged with domestic violence in the past for assaulting various family members. 

10:15 p.m. – 100 block of Prestwick Dr., Andy Dicioccio, 35, of Youngstown, charged with theft. Police received a report that Dicioccio was walking between houses in the area and appeared suspicious. Police said he was found with a large amount of change, including currency from foreign countries. Police said several vehicles in the area had been entered, and a bag of quarters and coins from Prague were missing from one of the vehicles. Police said after questioning, Dicioccio admitted to entering the vehicles and stealing change. 

Sunday, April 14

12:30 pm.. – 100 block of Willow Dr., Damian Williams, 24, arrested and charged with domestic violence. A woman reported that Williams pushed her and hit her. She said he also broke a window with a piece of wood. Police noted in their report that the window was broken. 

Monday, April 15

1:02 p.m. – 300 block of Boardman Poland Rd., Jason Welz, 31, of West Farmington, charged with theft. Donald Dunlap, III, 31, of Berlin, charged with complicity, fleeing and eluding and possession of criminal tools. Police were called to Kohl’s for a report that a shoplifter fled in a black Chrysler. Police tried to stop the vehicle on South Avenue but said the driver took off, going through parking lots and narrowly missing other vehicles, according to a police report. Police eventually caught up to the vehicle and ordered the driver and passenger out of the car at gunpoint, according to the report. Police said the stolen merchandise was found in the car. 

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

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