2 charged in Boardman scrap metal theft

boardman, ohio scrap metal thefts
Left: Harold Michaels; Right: Dana Jackson

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Two men are in the Mahoning County Jail Friday morning, charged with trying to steal scrap metal from someone’s garage on South Avenue in Boardman.

Police said that the owner of the home where the garage is located saw a truck around 1:30 a.m. Friday and called 911 immediately.

When police arrived, the duo ran for the woods. With help from tracking dogs, Youngstown and Poland Police caught the two suspects coming out of the woods about an hour later.

Police charged Harold Michaels, 41, and Dana Jackson, 45, with receiving stolen property, breaking and entering, theft and possession of criminal tools.

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