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Youngstown crime activity: Police find purse, ID at scene of break in

That, and other crime reported in Youngstown from Nov. 1-7

Thursday, Nov. 1

2:30 p.m. - 600 block of Ravenwood Ave., burglary, a 21-year-old woman told officers that someone broke into her house while she was visiting her sister and took two TVs, clothing and other items. Police said they found a basement window open.

7:24 p.m. - 100 block of W. Princeton Ave., breaking and entering, a 41-year-old woman told police that someone broke into a house she is trying to fix up and took the front door, chandelier and 13 brass door knobs.

10:05 p.m. - Vestal Road, aggravated robbery. According to a police report, a 15-year-old teen and an 18-year-old man told police they were robbed at gunpoint as they were walking on Vestal Road near Hazelwood Avenue. The teens said two men approached them, pulled out guns and took $95 in cash and an iPhone from the 15-year-old and a Jordan jacket from the 18-year-old. Police said at one point, one of the gunmen put a gun against the 15-year-old's head.

Friday, Nov. 2

5:12 a.m. - 3200 block of South Ave., breaking and entering. According to a police report, someone broke into Ally's Market. Police say surveillance video shows two people inside the store stealing cigarettes. Police also found a purse by a back storage room. The business owner said he did not recognize the purse and that he did not have any female employees. The purse contained an ID card, Social Security card, digital scale and two live rounds of ammunition.

Saturday, Nov. 3

12:07 a.m. - 800 block of Parkview Ave, homicide, a 27-year-old man was found with fatal gunshot wounds inside a house.

1 a.m. - 800 block of Parkview Ave., Bobby Crockett, Jr., 33, charged with drug possession and misconduct at an emergency. According to a police report, Crockett was yelling profanities at other people at a homicide scene (see above entry) and attempted to get into a fight with another man. Police said Crockett had four Tramadol pills in his pocket.

9 a.m. - Mahoning Ave., Kathyushka Trevino, 27, charged with criminal trespass, assault and disorderly conduct. According to a police report, officers were called to Skip's Soup Kitchen on complaints that Trevino was being disruptive and bothering people. When officers arrived, they asked Trevino to leave, but she became enraged and combative. Police say Trevino kicked and spit on officers and yelled expletives at them and others inside the facility.

2:01 p.m. - Parkwood Ave., felonious assault, a man was found lying in the grass with a gunshot wound to his stomach. The victim was last listed in critical condition.

Sunday, Nov. 4

1:07 a.m. - Market St., Raython Fields, 24, and Seanlenneil Simpson, 24, both charged with improper handling of a firearm inside a motor vehicle following a traffic stop. According to a police report, the men were seen riding on the running boards of a car. Officers pulled the car over and recovered a firearm inside, near where both men were seated. Simpson originally said the gun was his but then Fields told police it belonged to him, the report says. Police said Simpson has a CCW permit.

8:30 p.m. - 800 block of Cambridge Ave., theft, someone broke into two vehicles parked in a driveway. The owner said change was missing from inside.

Monday, Nov. 5

2:52 a.m. - 2800 block of Julian St., aggravated burglary, a 57-year-old man told police that a woman came to visit and the two were watching TV. A short time later, the woman said her ride was there and a man came to the side door, forced his way in and robbed the victim at gunpoint. The victim said the woman participated in the theft. The victim said the man and woman took $170 in cash, a cell phone and a bank card. The suspect said the man pistol-whipped him during the burglary.

8:15 p.m. - 100 block of Hanley Ave., aggravated burglary, a 24-year-old man told police that while he was out of town, someone broke into his house and took a TV and Xbox. The girlfriend of the homeowner said that the alarm went off in the house and when she went by to check it out, she saw two people running from the house.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

11:55 a.m. - W. Earle Ave., Heather Herron, 39, charged with drug possession following a traffic stop. According to police, Herron was a passenger in the vehicle. Police said Herron had a baggie of crack cocaine sitting next to her in the car and a crack pipe in her pocket.

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


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