Washington Co. & Mon Valley Police Beat


One injured: Barbara L. Hill, 50, of Pittsburgh, was injured when the vehicle in which she was a passenger was hit from behind on Interstate 79 southbound just south of the Southpointe exit, Cecil. State police said a vehicle driven by Patrick G. Hill, 54, also of Pittsburgh, slowed because of heavy rain and traffic Saturday when it was hit from behind by a vehicle driven by Steven Weekley, 33, of Washington. She was taken to Canonsburg Hospital for treatment. Weekley was cited with failure to drive at a safe speed.


Trees destroyed: David Warholak told state police 400 trees he has on property on Templeton Road, West Finley, were destroyed between June 27 and Friday. He estimated the damage at $6,000. Police do have a suspect. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call state police at 724-223-5200.

Greene Co. Police Beat


Man charged: Jamie Allen Carter, 39, of 71 Route 21 Mobile Home Park, Carmichaels, was charged by Cumberland Township police with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a hay rake valued at $8,000 July 13 from property on West George Street.


Theft: Two containers of oil, a gas can and a 12-pack of soda were stolen about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday from the BFS Foods Sunoco Station at 106 Gas Company Road in Mt. Morris, Southwest Regional Police said.


Vandalism: Southwest Regional Police are seeking information regarding vandalism reported Tuesday in United Methodist Church of Church Hill Road. Police said picnic tables were thrown into a creek, flower pots damages and a rock was thrown through a storm window. Anyone with information is asked call Southwest police 724-929-8484.