: Nov. 22

November 21, 2012


Theft case: Gregg A. Kubasiak, 26, of 432 Oakland Ave., Charleroi, is charged by state police with theft and receiving property, court records show. He is accused of stealing assorted jewelry, a 50-state quarter collection, $52, an old bank, a 12 mm revolver and a cordless drill from Cathy Gehorn of 83 Chestnut St., Ellsworth, while her niece, Britney Ann Kurowski was house-sitting for her July 17-22, the affidavit indicates. Police stated Kubasiak is Kurowski’s boyfriend and also stayed at the residence at the time. Police arrested Kubasiak on a warrant Tuesday. He is free on $5,000 bond set by District Judge Jay Weller.


Corruption of minors: An Elrama woman has been charged with solicitation and corruption of minors for allegedly having a 17-year-old boy drive her so she could obtain heroin Monday. Lisa Moffitt, 45, of 1518 Route 837, faces the charges after Southwest Regional police said the teen provided transportation so she could buy heroin and prescription pills. The boy also told police she provided him with prescription pills on several occasions and instructed him on how to use them. A warrant has been issued by police for Moffitt’s arrest. Charges were filed with District Judge James Ellis.


Minor injuries: Minor injuries resulted from a two-vehicle crash at 3:58 p.m. Tuesday at Morris and Wayne streets, Waynesburg police said. Police said Cecilia Restoni, 48, of Pittsburgh, driving east on Wayne, pulled out from a stop sign into the path of a vehicle traveling north on Morris driven by Michelle Carney, 35, of Waynesburg. Carney and two children in her vehicle were taken to Southwest Regional Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries, police said.


Robbery report: Chrystal Seaberger of Washington told city police a man wielding a knife robbed her while she was working the counter at a Papa John’s Pizza, 74 Murtland Ave., about 11 p.m. Tuesday. Police said she described the robber as a biracial man missing his upper front teeth and wearing a green sweatshirt and blue jeans. He entered the side door and fled on foot along Linn Ave., police said.



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