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April 13, 2013

On the Record: A listing of today’s births and police reports for April 13



•Car fire. State police are investigating an incident involving a 2009 Infinity M35 found burning just off High Hill Road, Pulaski Township, between 3:20 and 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle is owned by Debra J. Thomas of Hermitage. Police were assisted by the Pulaski Township Volunteer Fire Department.

•Cited. Jamal I. Turner, 20, of Youngstown, was charged with driving while operating privileges are suspended or revoked, following too closely and careless driving. The charges stem from a traffic accident at 6:15 p.m. March 10. Police said Turner, eastbound on Route 422 in Mahoning Township, failed to stop when a vehicle in front of him turned from the highway into Harbor Village. Police said Turner’s vehicle hit the back of the other car, sending it spinning into a sign. Police said he then fled the scene.

•Burglary. A handgun was reported taken from a Mount Jackson Road residence in North Beaver Township between midnight Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday.

•Cited. Shahid Fateen Tucker-Saahir, 36, of New Brighton, was charged with driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and traffic violations. Officers said Tucker-Saahir was observed driving erratically while southbound on Route 18 in New Beaver Borough about 1:10 a.m. March 19. During a traffic stop, police said, signs of drug-related impairment were observed. Officers said the suspected drugs and paraphernalia were found after he began to resist after he was placed into custody for driving under the influence.


•Cited. Albert Scott Tedrow, 41, of Sixth Street, was cited for simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct after police were called for a disturbance in the 500 block of Waldo Street at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

•Theft. Cash, a birth certificate and insurance and access cards were taken from a purse in the 200 block of North Beaver Street overnight Monday.

•Accident. Police said Donald Runyon, 55, of Sixth Street reported his white, Ford pick-up truck had been hit by a dark vehicle at 7 p.m. April 3 as both vehicles, westbound on Falls Street near Sampson Street, passed another vehicle.

•Theft. An electric meter was taken from a house in the 100 block of Phillips Place between 6 p.m. April 4 and noon Monday.

•Theft. About $7 in change was taken and the center console was damaged on an unlocked vehicle parked in the 1100 block of Liberty Street between 1 and 9 a.m. Tuesday.

•Hit-and-run accident. Police were told a red car backed into another vehicle parked in Plaza South parking lot on East Reynolds Street at 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday, then fled.

•Accident. Police said three vehicles collided at Long and Cunningham avenues about 6:45 p.m. April 5. Police said Robert McConnell, 70, of 125 W. North St., northbound on Arlington Avenue, crossed Long Avenue colliding with Bruce Harris, 50, of 602 E. Lutton St., westbound on Long Avenue. Officers said the impact pushed McConnell’s car into the car of Amy Giddings, 48, of 746 Shenango Stop Road, who was southbound on Cunningham Avenue. Police said McConnell, who was taken to Jameson Hospital, was cited for driving under the influence and Harris was cited for operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license.

•Theft. A laptop computer was taken from a house in the 1600 block of Hamilton Street between 5 and 6:15 p.m. April 1.

•Theft. Police said 250 feet of wire owned by Verizon, and valued at $5,000, was cut from poles in the Valley Spring area before 10 a.m. Wednesday.


•Burglary. Cigarettes and scratch-off lottery tickets were taken from the BP Oil station in the 1500 block of Wilmington Road before 3:20 a.m. Thursday.

•Theft. A purse was taken from an unlocked vehicle parked in the Field Club Commons lot about 3:40 p.m. Tuesday. Officers said an attempt was made to use the victim’s bank and debit cards but were canceled.

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