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Girard crime activity: Wanted fugitive tries to break into girlfriend’s apartment, police say


Friday, May 3 

9:12 a.m. – Gordon Street and N. State Street, Lamont Butler Jr., charged with drug abuse, drug paraphernalia and speeding. During a traffic stop, police said the vehicle smelled like marijuana and they found a backpack containing two bags of marijuana and a digital scale during a search.

3:30 p.m. – 500 block of E. Prospect St., a man reported that his wallet was stolen from his vehicle overnight.

Sunday, May 5 

12:49 a.m. – E. Wilson Avenue at Highland Avenue, Willaim Doran, charged with drug abuse, drug paraphernalia, OVI, and failure to stop at a stop sign. Police say Doran told them he had one beer and earlier smoked a joint. According to the report, Doran did not pass field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. Police said they also found a mason jar with marijuana, two crack pipes, copper wire and an electronic scale in the car. 

407: a.m. – 900 block of Patricia Dr., police were called for a wanted fugitive reportedly trying to force his way into an apartment complex. According to police, they found Nicholas Morales kneeling outside of the window, asking someone inside to talk to him. Morales was taken into custody and his girlfriend told police that Morales tried to get in by kicking the front door. 

5:44 p.m. – 900 block of Shannon Road, police were dispatched for a theft. According to the report, the victim said a lawnmower was stolen from his garage. The victim said it happened sometime overnight. 

11:55 p.m. – 300 block of Taylor Ave., police were dispatched for a suspicious juvenile riding a bike near Trumbull Part Mart. The caller said the suspect tried to give his girlfriend’s teenage daughter something through the window. Police said they found the juvenile who had a BB gun on his waistband. The suspect told police that two people wanted to fight him, so he had the weapon to defend himself. The juvenile was charged with criminal trespass and carrying a firearm.

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

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