Boardman crime activity: Workers at Southern Park Mall report possible stalking


Saturday, Feb. 9

2:14 p.m. – 8400 block of Hitchcock Rd., a man reported that a paycheck was stolen from his mailbox. Police said the suspected thief was described as a thin woman in her late-50s or early-60s, wearing a beige knitted sweater. She was in an older-model tan four-door sedan with two younger men inside.

Sunday, Feb. 10

11:41 a.m. – 1300 block of Doral Dr., a 71-year-old woman reported that someone took her wallet after she forgot it on a stand at Walmart. Police said there is video of a woman taking the wallet.

8:58 p.m. – 1300 block of Doral Dr., Jill Hoolahan, 37, of Youngstown, arrested and charged with theft, possession of drugs and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia; Timothy Mitcheltree, 35, of Youngstown, arrested and charged with robbery. Police said the suspects shoplifted at Walmart, purposefully not scanning several items at the self-checkout register. Police said a loss prevention officer at the store tried to stop Mitcheltree, but he pushed her hand away from the shopping cart — possibly injuring her fingers — and then ran into the parking lot. Officers caught him nearby. Police reported finding cocaine, fentanyl, Alprazolam and a crack pipe in a vehicle used by the suspects.

Monday, Feb. 11

10:41 a.m. – 3900 block of S. Schenley Ave., Isiah Weatherspoon, 28, of Youngstown, arrested and charged with domestic violence and possession of drugs. Dispatchers reported getting a 911 call in which they heard yelling in the background. Police went to the apartment where the call was made and found signs of a struggle, according to a report. Weatherspoon denied touching a woman, saying he only moved her out of the way as he was trying to leave. The two said the argument was over a tax refund.

12:23 p.m. – 400 block of Boardman Canfield Rd., a man said he bought a cell phone from someone he met at Giant Eagle on November 19. He used it until February 3, when he said AT&T contacted him to say the phone had been stolen and the account was now locked.

2:04 p.m. – 7400 block of Market St., workers at Francesca’s in the Southern Park Mall reported getting repeated phone calls from someone who does not talk, but hangs up the phone after they answer. They reported that previously, a suspicious man came into the store. They said he did not look at the clothing, but watched the girls working and talked into a pair of earbuds he was holding. One of the workers reported that she spotted a different man filming her as she walked through the mall. Workers were concerned about a stalking situation.

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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