Report: Car dies as three suspects in Home Depot theft flee poli - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Report: Car dies as three suspects in Home Depot theft flee police

Posted: Updated:
AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -

The luck of the draw wasn't so lucky for three people trying to escape police who were investigating a shoplifting incident at Home Depot in Austintown. 

Thirty-year-old Ciera Buckner, thirty-nine-year-old Elijah Taylor, and forty-nine-year-old Ramona Milender-Jordan were booked into the Mahoning County Jail Monday night on several charges. 

According to police, a concerned caller told 911 that there were three people, later identified as Buckner, Milender-Jordan, and Taylor loading "numerous boxes of equipment" into a gold Pontiac at the Home Depot on Mahoning Avenue. 

A report says the car left the Home Depot but was spotted by officers a short distance away. 

Officers say they took off after the vehicle, at which point the vehicle's lights turned off. Police say the car drifted to the side of the road. 

When police approached the driver, officers say Milender-Jordan told them that the car had died. 

The police report says officers noticed several large Ryobi brand boxes in the car. 

Reports say police found Buckner, who was sitting in the passenger seat, had several warrants out for her arrest- including ones from Boardman PD, Columbiana, Campbell, and Southwest Summit Communications. 

Police say Buckner admitted that she walked out of the store without paying for the cart full of tools, but told officers that Taylor made her do it. 

A report says Taylor told officers he knew the tools were stolen. 

At that point, police say they escorted Buckner out of the car. On her seat, they allegedly found a piece of a plastic straw, a blue and pink capsule, and a paper with suspected heroin inside. 

Police say she denied that the heroin was hers but later said, "it's only a tenth geez."

Also, police say they found a cigarette pack with a glass pipe inside. 

Milender-Jordan then allegedly told officers that she had hidden two glass pipes inside her vagina. 

The police report says investigators searched the car and found several Ryobi tools, including a fan blower, a backpack blower, a surface cleaner, a pressure washer, and a string trimmer. 

All three were arrested and booked into jail- they are due to appear in court on Wednesday. 
 

  • Hot ClicksHot ClicksMore>>

  • Mexico's crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

    Mexico's crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

    Friday, April 26 2019 4:21 AM EDT2019-04-26 08:21:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Honduran migrants Sandra Montoya, her husband Jose Vallecillo and their daughter Brittany rest on the railroad track before a freight train leaves Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The train known as...(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Honduran migrants Sandra Montoya, her husband Jose Vallecillo and their daughter Brittany rest on the railroad track before a freight train leaves Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The train known as...
    (AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Honduran migrants Sandra Montoya, her husband Jose Vallecillo and their daughter Brittany rest on the railroad track before a freight train leaves Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The train known as...(AP Photo/Moises Castillo). Honduran migrants Sandra Montoya, her husband Jose Vallecillo and their daughter Brittany rest on the railroad track before a freight train leaves Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The train known as...
    Mexico's crackdown on migration is not cutting off the flow of Central Americans, but rather forcing migrants into the shadows and greater danger, despite government assurances that the central thrust of its policy...More >>
    Mexico's crackdown on migration is not cutting off the flow of Central Americans, but rather forcing migrants into the shadows and greater danger, despite government assurances that the central thrust of its policy is to protect them.More >>
  • Iraq veteran jailed after car plows into pedestrians; 8 hurt

    Iraq veteran jailed after car plows into pedestrians; 8 hurt

    Friday, April 26 2019 1:23 AM EDT2019-04-26 05:23:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cody Glenn). Police and road crews work the scene after a car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif., on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash in ...(AP Photo/Cody Glenn). Police and road crews work the scene after a car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif., on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash in ...
    (AP Photo/Cody Glenn). Police and road crews work the scene after a car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif., on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash in ...(AP Photo/Cody Glenn). Police and road crews work the scene after a car crash at the intersection of El Camino Real and Sunnyvale Road in Sunnyvale, Calif., on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash in ...
    Police say a California motorist told investigators that he deliberately drove into a crosswalk in a quiet Silicon Valley suburb, hitting seven people and injuring eight, but did not say why.More >>
    Police say a California motorist told investigators that he deliberately drove into a crosswalk in a quiet Silicon Valley suburb, hitting seven people and injuring eight, but did not say why.More >>
  • Giraffes a tentative step closer toward federal protections

    Giraffes a tentative step closer toward federal protections

    Friday, April 26 2019 1:01 AM EDT2019-04-26 05:01:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 20, 2018 file photo, giraffes and zebras congregate under the shade of a tree in the afternoon in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. The Trump administration has taken a first step toward extendin...(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 20, 2018 file photo, giraffes and zebras congregate under the shade of a tree in the afternoon in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. The Trump administration has taken a first step toward extendin...
    (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 20, 2018 file photo, giraffes and zebras congregate under the shade of a tree in the afternoon in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. The Trump administration has taken a first step toward extendin...(AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 20, 2018 file photo, giraffes and zebras congregate under the shade of a tree in the afternoon in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. The Trump administration has taken a first step toward extendin...
    The Trump administration has taken a first step toward extending protections for giraffes under the Endangered Species Act.More >>
    The Trump administration has taken a first step toward extending protections for giraffes under the Endangered Species Act.More >>
  • More NewsMore>>

  • Biden enters Democratic race with strong anti-Trump theme

    Biden enters Democratic race with strong anti-Trump theme

    Friday, April 26 2019 4:32 AM EDT2019-04-26 08:32:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards in New York.
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards in New York.
    Former Vice President Joe Biden launches 2020 presidential campaign.More >>
    Former Vice President Joe Biden launches 2020 presidential campaign.More >>
  • Anthony Traficanti honored in Austintown

    Anthony Traficanti honored in Austintown

    Thursday, April 25 2019 11:35 PM EDT2019-04-26 03:35:36 GMT
    Mahoning County Commissioner Anthony Traficanti was he was honored in Austintown Thursday night.  Traficanti was given the "Citizen of the Year" award from the United Veterans Council. His fellow commissioners Carol Rimedio-Righetti and Dave Ditzler spoke on his behalf at the event.  Traficanti has been a Mahoning County Commissioner since 2005 and is a part of several Valley organizations and committees.More >>
    Mahoning County Commissioner Anthony Traficanti was he was honored in Austintown Thursday night.  Traficanti was given the "Citizen of the Year" award from the United Veterans Council. His fellow commissioners Carol Rimedio-Righetti and Dave Ditzler spoke on his behalf at the event.  Traficanti has been a Mahoning County Commissioner since 2005 and is a part of several Valley organizations and committees.More >>
  • Educators honored in Mercer County

    Educators honored in Mercer County

    Thursday, April 25 2019 11:08 PM EDT2019-04-26 03:08:34 GMT
    There were 15 educators from Mercer and Lawrence County school districts awarded for their leadership and commitment Thursday night. The awards were handed out to educators who the event's organizers say show up to work tirelessly every day to teach children across the Shenango Valley. The event was hosted by the Shenango Valley & Lawrence County Chambers of Commerce in partnership with Laurel Technical Institute.  "We hold this to support our educators...More >>
    There were 15 educators from Mercer and Lawrence County school districts awarded for their leadership and commitment Thursday night. The awards were handed out to educators who the event's organizers say show up to work tirelessly every day to teach children across the Shenango Valley. The event was hosted by the Shenango Valley & Lawrence County Chambers of Commerce in partnership with Laurel Technical Institute.  "We hold this to support our educators...More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms