: Police beat April 7

  • April 6, 2013


Woman injured: Candace Grover, 36, of Wheeling, W.Va., was injured Friday morning when she lost control of her sport utility vehicle on Interstate 70 in Donegal Township. Grover was traveling east on I-70 shen she attempted to move into the left lane to pass a car in front of her. State police in Washington said Grover failed to see a car in the left lane, then swerved sharply back into the right lane to avoid hitting the car and lost control of her SUV. She traveled approximately 120 feet through the right lane and and into an embankment, where the SUV rolled for about 120 feet. Police said Grover was thrown into the back seat and had to be extricated by emergency personnel. She was not wearing a seat belt. Grover was taken to Wheeling Hospital in West Virginia, where she was treated and released, according to a hospital spokesman.


Burglaries reported: Two burglaries occurred within a day of each other in Franklin Township, Greene County, according to state police in Waynesburg. Between Wednesday and Friday, someone broke into the home of Make Gaston, 64, of 2263 Garrads Fort Road and stole several items, police said. On Thursday, between 6:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., someone broke into the home of Les Shultz, 38, of 180 Zimmer Lane. Nothing was reported missing. In both burglaries, the rear door was forced open, police said.


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