Warren crime activity: Man accuses drug dealer of stealing his car


Tuesday, May 7

6:49 p.m. – Youngstown Road SE and Belvedere Avenue, Marquise Jordan, 25, arrested and charged with failure to comply. Police tried to pull Jordan over but said he kept driving. As they chased after him, officers said he threw plastic bags out the window. They said Jordan eventually stopped at Pit Stop but locked the car’s doors. Police had to break the window to unlock the door and get Jordan out, according to a report. Inside the car, officers said they found a bag with suspected heroin in it and over $1,000. Jordan could face more charges after drug lab test results come back.

Thursday, May 9

5 a.m. – 900 block of South St., police said a possible drive-by shooting hurt a man and his dog. When officers got there, they said the man’s front window of his house was shattered and there were shell casings by the door. They said the man’s back was bleeding because he had two shards of glass in it. The dog’s back legs were also bleeding, police said.

10:47 a.m. – 1700 block of W. Market St., a man told police that his drug dealer stole his car, according to a report. He told them that he went over his drug dealer’s house and got high, then his dealer accused him of owing money, the report says. The man denied owing his dealer any money and said he didn’t have any to give him anyway, police said. He said the dealer threatened to beat and kill him. The man told police that they stopped at a gas station, and during that time, the dealer drove off in his car.

11:43 a.m. – 1600 block of Youngstown Rd. SE, police said there was a shooting in the area of Homewood Avenue. They found shell casings on the sidewalk and a witness told them she heard three shots.

2:40 p.m. – 1600 block of West Ave. NW, David Foor, 45, arrested and charged with aggravated menacing and misconduct at an emergency. A woman called 911, saying her ex-boyfriend — who has a history of making explosives — put a homemade bomb in the back seat of her car, according to a police report. Police found the bomb, which they said was smoking and expanding. They evacuated the block and closed the street just to be safe. The Youngstown Bomb Squad came to deal with it. It never exploded and no one was hurt.

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

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