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Boardman crime activity: Teen accused of selling THC vape pen at Boardman High

Police in Boardman investigated the following incidents from March 7-11:

Thursday, March 7

5 p.m. - 100 block of Overhill Rd., a man reported that someone stole 24 Suboxone pills and a pair of earbuds from his unlocked vehicle. 

5:15 p.m. - 8100 block of Market St., Ryan Preston, 18, arrested on a warrant for a trafficking in drugs charge. Police said on October 25, school resource officers smelled marijuana in a school restroom. A student admitted to having a vape pen containing THC oil, according to a police report. The student said he purchased the pen from another student with the help of Preston who "brokered" the $35 deal on school property. 

5:19 p.m. - 8200 block of Market St., Melvin Green, Jr., 51, arrested on a warrant for a domestic violence charge. On March 1, a woman reported that Green pushed and slapped her at Chuck E. Cheese. Police said Green has a prior domestic violence conviction, and they watched a surveillance video of him pushing the woman to the ground. 

Friday, March 8

3:02 a.m. - 100 block of Forest Park Dr., a woman told police that someone hacked into her Facebook, email, Messenger and Tinder accounts, changing her passwords. She suspected that her estranged husband was involved. 

3:20 p.m. - 7300 block of South Ave., police were called to the Days Inn for a report of damage to a hotel room. Police were advised that a woman checked out of a room, and when cleaning staff went in, they found glass all over the floor with dried wax on the wall and carpeting. Police said there was also a large burn mark on the carpeting near the hot tub. 

4:28 p.m. - 100 block of Meadowbrook Ave., a woman reported that someone has been stealing cigarettes off of her back porch for months. She said she set up a camera and captured video of two kids taking the cigarettes. 

8:20 p.m. - 500 block of Boardman Poland Rd., a man reported that he and his family were threatened by three men in the parking lot of Best Buy. Police said the incident was captured on surveillance video. They're investigating. 

Sunday, March 10

7:18 p.m. - 1300 block of Doral Dr., Brittany Satterfield, 27, of Beloit, arrested and charged with theft and drug abuse. Employees at Walmart reported that Satterfield didn't pay for several items at the self-check-out register. Police said she was found with a marijuana pipe with burnt residue and a brown sustance that she admitted was heroin. 

9:11 p.m. - 1300 block of Doral Dr., Omar Moore, 24, of New Castle, Pa., arrested on warrants and charged with theft and possession of criminal tools. An employee at Walmart reported seeing Moore use a knife to remove merchandise from packaging and hide it in his pockets. Police said Moore was found to have warrants for his arrest on drug charges. 

Monday, March 11

8:59 a.m. - 4100 block of Riverside Dr., a painter reported that his supplies were stolen during a burglary at the home where he was working. 

9:22 a.m. - 7800 block of Market St., an employee at Taylor Kia reported that a suspect drove away in a 2019 Kia Forte after filling out financing paperwork but without paying the downpayment. The employee said the man never returned with the money the next day, as he was supposed to.

3:27 p.m. - 7800 block of Market St., police received a report from Taylor Kia about fraudulent checks that were cashed, totaling $4,000. 

4:05 p.m. - 4100 block of Bob O Link Dr., a woman reported that a neighbor came out of his house with a loaded handgun and threatened to shoot her dog after it got loose. The man told police that the woman regularly loses control of the dog and it has been aggressive in the past. Neither wanted to press charges, and the woman was given a warning for failing to maintain control of her dog, according to a police report. 

5:35 p.m. - 100 block of Mary Ann Ln., Robert Scarsella, 18, of Youngstown, charged with possession of drugs, open container and underage possession of alcohol. Police pulled over Scarsella after seeing him throw trash out of his vehicle, according to a police report. Police said Scarsella admitted to throwing a Wendy's bag into the roadway because he was "sick of looking at it." Police said the vehicle smelled of marijuana, and evidence was found during a search. Police did not list what was recovered from the vehicle.

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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