POLICE REPORTS: Theft; Bomb Threats; Criminal Mischief


  • According to the police report, police were advised to contact Danielle Fazenbaker from a source regarding theft on 6/13. Police called Fazenbaker and visited her residence at 412 Wayne Avenue. Between 6/12 and 6/13 from the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., Fazenbaker’s son’s bike was stolen. The unknown actor(s) proceeded onto her residence and continued to her front porch to take the bicycle. It was a hot orange / black boy’s 16″ Mongoose, valued at $120. The actor(s) managed to flee the scene undetected.
  • According to the police report, Brandy Yeany came to the station to report a list of items stolen from her car on 6/18. Between the hours of midnight and 7:20 a.m., Yeany had a Nike backpack, Macy’s dress, Bebe maxi dress, and $17 worth of quarters stolen. The total worth of her missing items came $237. Her 2008 Dodge Nitro was left unlocked that evening at her residence, 306 8th Street.

Bomb Threats:

  • According to the police report, there was a loud explosion heard from across Ellwood City from Rite Aid to Stiefel Park on 6/17 at approximately 8:56 p.m. Emily Cortez, 908 Bridge Street, reported the explosion. Police were sent to Highland Avenue where the explosion was thought to have happened. Police discovered a two foot round burn mark on the middle of the road with a thin piece of machine iron surrounded by paper nearby. It was thought that the paper was wadding for the explosive device and the iron had a hole for ignition. The remains were more bomb-like looking rather than firework. A juvenile suspect was spotted at the scene of the crime before and after the incident but was not proven guilty.

Criminal Mischief:

  • According to the police report, Alan Libendorfer reported criminal mischief to his garage at his residence, 300 Mahony Avenue. Between 6/16 and 6/17 during the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:10 a.m., an unknown actor(s) proceeded on Libendorfer’s property. With a piece of asphalt from the side of the road, the actor(s) threw it at his garage, completely shattering the window. The asphalt continued to hit the victim’s 2010 maroon Hyundai Tuscon, damaging the tailgate paint. The suspect fled from the scene undetected.
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