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Earlier violent encounter reported between son of Mahoning County Judge and ex girlfriend

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CANFIELD, Ohio - 21 News has obtained a report from Canfield Police alleging that the son of Mahoning County Juvenile Judge Theresa Dellick was involved in a violent encounter with his former girlfriend, prior to Wednesday's alleged incident at Youngstown State University.

As of Thursday afternoon, 19-year-old John T. Dellick of Canfield was being held in the Mahoning County Jail without bond awaiting a hearing scheduled for Friday afternoon in Youngstown Municipal Court. Dellick's attorney has already entered a written not guilty plea on behalf of his client.

Youngstown State University Police charged Dellick with aggravated menacing on Wednesday.  Dellick's former girlfriend, Natalie Noday told police that Dellick threatened to beat Noday's male companion as the two sat at a campus restaurant.

Noday also claims that Dellick shouted threats and her and her girlfriend as he followed them across campus.  Dellick also allegedly said "you and the people you are with will end up in here dead", in reference to a nearby dumpster, according to the police report.


According to a report, City of Canfield Police responded to a call near the Hilltop Plaza on July 25. The officer interviewed Natalie Noday, who said that Dellick was upset that she had gone boating with some other males, and asked to met her at the Belleria Pizza shop in the plaza to discuss the issue.

Noday told police that Dellick came at her, picked her up and carried her to his jeep, threw her inside the vehicle and wouldn't allow her to leave.

Noday claims Dellick pushed her into the center console of the jeep, choked her, then pulled her out of the vehicle and threw her head first into the side of another car.

A friend of Noday told police that Dellick then followed them and attempted to cut them off with his jeep near Talisman Drive.

Police called fire department personnel who gave Noday an ice pack for her head injury, but Noday's mother refused further treatment for her daughter.

Other witnesses filed statements supporting Noday's version of the story, but she and her parents declined to file charges. 


Wednesday's arrest is the second for Dellick in less than a month.

On October 18, Dellick was charged with aggravated assault after the 19-year-old was arrested for what deputies described as a case of road rage.

Dellick allegedly rammed his jeep into the back of a car containing a Boardman couple after a confrontation at Route 224 and Tippecanoe Road in Canfield.

A visiting judge has been assigned to handle that case, and the Mahoning County Prosecutor has asked the Ohio Supreme court to assign a special prosecutor.


21 News has learned about other alleged "run ins" with drivers.

In February 2012, Thomas Banna says he and Dellick got into a fight after he says Dellick cut him off on route 224.

Four months later, a fight ensued between Dellick and Paul Jones in which both men were stabbed after Jones alleges Dellick tried to cut him off in Austintown.

Also in October, Youngstown State University police were called to the campus where Dellick was arguing with his mother because she took his car away from him. Campus Police Chief John Beshara says the younger Dellick agreed to go to the hospital for an evaluation.

There have been no comments from Judge Dellick since her son's first arrest in October. At that time she issued a statement saying she believes her son had been wrongfully charged.

Stay connected with wfmj.com and 21 News for the latest on this developing story.

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