Intimidation charge: David Moorers, 45, of 209 Johnson St., Bentleyville, was charged by Southwest Regional police for allegedly threatening a witness Monday as part of a theft investigation. Police were investigating a Dec. 26 theft of items from the home of William Painter, 201 Johnston St., Bentleyville. Moorers is accused of threatening a woman if she reported the theft. Moorers was charged with intimidation of witness, theft and receiving stolen property through the office of District Judge Curtis Thompson. Moorers is in Washington County Jail on a probation violation.
Mother, son charged: Nadine Redman, 35, of West Brownsville and her 15-year-old son were charged by California police with violating compulsory school attendance because the boy allegedly had 30, unexcused absences from school in the California Area School District this school year. The charges against the pair will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.
Drug charges: Salvatore L. Conte, 55, of 500 Perry Como Ave., Canonsburg, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant on charges of possession and possession with intent to deliver heroin. Canonsburg police received information Nov. 21 that Conte would have a brick of heroin that he had brought in from Pittsburgh. A confidential informant made arrangements and reportedly purchased five stamp bags of heroin from Conte at a house on Moore Avenue. Conte was arraigned before District Judge David Mark and released from Washington County Jail after posting $25,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is set for Feb. 20.
Counterfeit bill passed: A counterfeit $10 bill was passed Thursday at Shop 'n Save, West Pike Street, Canonsburg police said.
Driver charged: Richard Bonnaure, 53, of 547 Hickory Grade Road, Bridgeville, was charged Thursday by Canonsburg police after an unsecured 55-gallon drum bounced off his stake bed truck and almost struck a police cruiser on Euclid Avenue. He was charged with having an unsecured load and expired registration.
Attempted burglary: Amy Cunningham, 622 Holly Drive, Canton, told state police Wednesday that an attempt was made to break into her home by prying open the front door.
Vandalism reported: Ronald Beddow, 37 Caldwell Ave., Canton, told state police that vandals sprayed paint on his garage and vehicle between Jan. 5 and Wednesday. Anyone with information on the damage is asked to call state police at 724-223-5200.
Drug arrest: Bridget M. Ross, 34, of 909 Summit Ave., Monessen, is charged by borough police with drug possession over allegations police seized from her 10 illegal packages of Suboxone strips during a traffic stop about 12:35 p.m. Saturday along McKean Avenue, court records show. She is free on $25,000 bond set Wednesday by District Judge Mark Wilson.
Man jailed: Santos Caban, 40, of 787 McKean Ave., Donora, is charged by state police with failure to comply with sexual offender registration by failing to register with police his address and photograph, court records show. He is in Washington County Jail on $50,000 bond set Wednesday by District Judge Mark Wilson.
Retail theft arrest: Conrad Buchak, 43, of 129 Rush Ave., New Eagle, was arrested Wednesday by South Strabane police after he got twice allegedly trying to steal items from Walmart, Trinity Point. Police were called just before 6 p.m. when he was reportedly caught with items hidden in his clothing. He was released and told that he would be sent charges by mail. A little over an hour later, police were again called when he was again apprehended by store security for allegedly stealing items. Buchak was arraigned before District Judge Joshua Kanalis on a charge of retail theft. He was placed in Washington County Jail on $1,500 bond.
Identity theft: Richard Cox, 247 W. Hallam Ave., told Washington police Tuesday that he received a bill for $707 from Verizon for cellphone service on five phones. He called the company and learned the account had been set up last month by a man identifying himself as Spencer Hanson.
Prescription stolen: Roxanne Arbogast of Prosperity told Washington police Tuesday that a woman used Arbogast’s birth date to pick up the Prosperity woman’s pain medication at Rite Aid, 1001 Jefferson Ave.