Man says landlord assaulted him
WARREN - A city man told police that his landlord grabbed him by the neck and demanded rent money from him on Wednesday.
Brian M. Hyde, 40, of 890 Harrison St. N.E., told police his landlord came to his residence above the Sons of Italy Club around 8 p.m. and started to argue with him.
Hyde told a Tribune Chronicle reporter that two officers came to his residence after he reported the incident and that they spoke with the landlord, but no charges were filed. Hyde said he filed a police report Thursday morning and pressed charges against the landlord through the city prosecutor's office.
A Warren police report indicates Hyde was injured, but it does not indicate how seriously.
Police investigate attempted arson
WARREN - A city man told police that someone tried to light his Ford Avenue home on fire Wednesday morning.
James Hamilton, 68, of 148 Ford Ave. N.W., told police that the screen door in the back of his house was damaged, according to a Warren police report.
No injuries were reported and police provided no other information.
Man reports being stabbed by woman
WARREN - City police are investigating a stabbing reported Wednesday morning.
Rashad Cruz, 26, of 469 Second Street, told police a woman he knows stabbed him just before 11 a.m. during an altercation, according to a Warren police report.
The report does not indicate how seriously Cruz was wounded. Police provided no other information.
Lake Milton man reports robbery
WARREN - A Lake Milton man told police he was robbed by two men while walking on West Market Street around 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Joshua L. McLay, 26, 16750 Oakwood Drive, told police the two men approached him near the Arby's restaurant and asked for a cigarette. McLay told officers that when he reached into his pocket to get a cigarette, he was punched in the face, kicked in the head and knocked unconscious, the police report states.
McLay told police that when he regained consciousness around 1 a.m. Thursday, he realized his wallet and cigarettes were gone, the report states. He told police that approximately $35 and his Social Security and state identification cards were stolen, according to the report.
McLay told police he could not identify the men because it was dark.
Howland to hold mosquito spraying
HOWLAND - Howland Township trustees will have Alexander Pest Control spraying for mosquitoes from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday and Tuesday. In case of rain, the spraying will be the following evening.
Residents are encouraged to close their windows, keep pets inside and not leave any food outdoors during the spraying.
Register for Make A Difference Day
WARREN - Make A Difference Day is marking its 11th anniversary locally and 23rd nationally Oct. 26, a day volunteers will spend improving their communities.
Project registration forms for the Tribune Chronicle's Make A Difference Day will be running regularly until the Oct. 11 deadline.
Those who have further questions, need more information or would like to volunteer can contact Tribune Chronicle events coordinator Sue Shafer at 330-841-1696 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.