: Police beat May 9

May 8, 2013


Wanted on charges: Christopher Collins, 33, of Bench Avenue, Canton, is wanted on a warrant by state police on charges of terroristic threats, reckless endangerment, simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct. Police say Collins came out of his home in the Town and Country Trailer Park Monday and approached neighbors who were talking. He then reportedly started yelling at them and threw debris, hitting one of them. He then went in his house and came back out with a golf club, allegedly pointing it at a neighbor and making threats. Police said he then went back inside and came out with a rifle. The victims are identified by police as Robin Wright, 45, Charlene Iskey, 65, and Paul Craft, 63, all of Washington. The charges were filed at the office of District Judge David Mark.


TV, mattress stolen: Rachel Costa of New Eagle told state police in Waynesburg that a 39-inch television and an inflatable mattress were stolen from her property at 570 Greene St., Clarksville, Greene County. The items were stolen between February and Tuesday.


Inn owners cited: George and Mary E. Toward, trading as Ole Hickory Inn, 125 Main St., Hickory, Mt. Pleasant, were cited by the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for allowing a band to perform without an amusement permit Dec. 8.


Driver injured: Richard Moon Jr., 22, of 26 Beech St., Ellsworth, was slightly injured in a one-vehicle crash about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on Wilson Road near Route 519, North Strabane police said. Police were notified of the crash by a tow truck operator called to remove Moon’s truck, which had gone down an embankment and crashed into trees. Moon, who was taken to Mon Valley Hospital for treatment of a head laceration, told police he was not aware he had to notify them of the crash. He will be cited for failure to drive at a safe speed and failure to immediately notify police.


Hit-and-run: Two vehicles traveling in opposite directions collided as they attempted to cross a small bridge at the same time in the 900 block of Venetia Road at 7:08 p.m. Tuesday, township police said. Side mirrors were ripped from both vehicles. One of the drivers did not stop, police said. The only description of the fleeing vehicle is that it is a Ford pickup truck.


Theft, receiving charges: Douglas E. Todd, 49, of 18 Ammons Lane, West Alexander, was charged Wednesday by South Strabane police with receiving stolen property, retail theft, possessing instruments of a crime and conspiracy. Police said another person, who has not yet been charged, went into a restroom at Walmart, Trinity Point, with video games. Todd then allegedly put the games in a Walmart bag and left. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.


Theft reported: John Dulak of West Mifflin told Southwest Regional police Thursday that a chain saw, two air nail guns and a rifle were stolen from his shed at 1 Ramage Ave., Union. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 724-929-8484.


TV goes missing: Dennis Robinson of 380 Donnan Ave., Apt. 3, reported his flat-screen television missing from his apartment Tuesday. Robinson told police he came home and found the television missing, even though his doors and windows were locked.

Church window damaged: A window at St. Hilary Church, 320 Henderson Ave., was reported damaged. Patrick Muto reported the criminal mischief to police Tuesday morning.



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