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YOUNGSTOWN – Bobbisue Averill, 42, of Youngstown, was charged Thursday with robbery during an Aug. 12 robbery at the Seven-Seventeen Credit Union, 7371 California Ave., Boardman.

She could face up to eight years in prison if convicted.

Boardman police say a woman entered the cash register around 11:30 a.m. and handed the cashier a threatening handwritten note asking for money. The woman received a small sum of money and left the bank. She rode on the passenger side of a black Ford Explorer, a police report said.

After releasing a surveillance image of the suspect, police received several tips identifying the woman as Averill. Early Saturday, police received another tip that Averill was at Jordan’s Market in Youngstown, the report said.

She was taken to Mahoning County Jail on August 13 for theft and several other charges, including unauthorized use of a motor vehicle beginning in May, police said.


Khamray J. Bonner, 29, of Kensington Avenue, was also charged with failing to obey a police officer’s order with a firearm specification, failing to stop after an accident, tampering with evidence, possession of weapons when unauthorized and mishandling of firearms. in a motor vehicle.

The charges were the result of an Aug. 10 police chase that began on the North Side with a traffic stop at 12:56 p.m. on Delaware Avenue and Griffith Street.

During a traffic stop for failing to come to a full stop at a stop sign, the driver of a van initially stopped, but when officers exited their vehicle, the truck started to drive again. to advance.

An officer saw the driver’s entire face in his rear view mirror, according to a report. The driver fled at high speed, continuing down the east side, ignoring traffic lights and reaching speeds of up to 75 mph and eventually heading towards the Liberty-Hubbard area. The chase lasted about 10 minutes.

The vehicle left the road three times, and once the driver turned around in a residential yard in an attempt to evade officers, the report said. The chase ended on Lansdowne Boulevard near Atkinson Avenue on the east side. The vehicle continued north on Lansdowne, losing control while trying to turn onto Applegate Road and hitting a 2010 Ford Escape. The impact injured the driver, Charles Lee, who was treated at the scene by paramedics but refused to be taken to the hospital.

The getaway truck was registered in the name of Bonner, whose photo in a police database matched the face the officer had seen in the truck’s side mirror, the report said.

Bonner was prohibited from owning firearms due to two felony drug possession convictions in February 2021, the report adds.

Officers attended Bonner’s home on August 12 and arrested him on warrants for absconding and failing to comply with charges. He was arraigned in Youngstown City Court and pleaded not guilty to failing to stop, and no plea was required for the flight charge.


Tameka N. Kennedy-Nash, 43, of Lauderdale Avenue, was also charged with felony assault with a notice of prior conviction and a repeat violent offender specification.

Her indictment alleges that she committed the felony assault on August 2 and caused or attempted to cause grievous bodily harm to a man using a knife.

She had previously been convicted of felony burglary in a Mahoning County case in 2004, the indictment says in explaining why the prior conviction notice and violent repeat offender specifications were filed.

If convicted on the new charge, Kennedy-Nash could face more than eight years in prison.


The other people indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury are:

• Kendall J. Jones, 29, Carroll Street, possession of a compound related to fentanyl, tampering with evidence, aggravated drug possession, disobeying a police order, obstructing official business and resisting arrest;

• LaJuan J. Thomas, 27, West Warren Avenue, domestic violence;

• Dinique Wilson, 34, Mahoning County Jail, possession of cocaine and illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia;

• Shawn P. Davner, 39, National Road 62, Damascus, intrusion into a home;

• Antwan L. Boudre, 21, Eastway Drive, possession of weapons when not authorized and improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle;

• Ryan M. Powell, 38, North Tionesta Avenue, Kane, Pennsylvania, aggravated drug possession, possession of fentanyl-related compounds, tampering, physical control of a vehicle while under the influence, and possession of drug addiction devices;

• Crystal L. Scyoc, 37, West Main Street, Leetonia, aggravated drug possession;

• Before J. Hill, 21 Dryden Avenue, carrying weapons when unauthorized and carrying a concealed weapon;

• Christopher W. Jones, 38, East Lucius Avenue, possession of weapons without a license, tampering with evidence, aggravated possession of drugs with a specification of forfeiture of money in a drug case; mishandling of firearms in a motor vehicle and possession of drugs with a specification of confiscation of money in a drug case;

• Thomas J. Phillips Jr., 50, South Egypt Road, Salem, possession of weapons without a license, tampering with evidence, improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle, possession of cocaine with a weapon specification fire, obstructing official business, resisting arrest, and unlawful use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Isaiah D. Watson, 19, Northgate Avenue, Liberty Township, carrying a concealed weapon and aggravated threat.

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