: Police beat May 10

May 9, 2013


Charged in fight: Mark A. Johnson, 19, of Allison, Destiny L. Johnson, 23, of Brownsville, and Jodi Agostine, 20, of North Versailles, were charged with disorderly conduct stemming from a fight Friday night. Police were called for a large fight at Signature’s Bar, Second Street. When police arrived, the fight was over, but the crowd spilled onto the street. When police tried to clear the crowd, the three reportedly became argumentative with officers. The charges will be filed by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.


Girl charged: A 13-year-old Canonsburg girl will be charged by Canonsburg police in a juvenile allegation with making false reports to police, disorderly conduct and having no license, no registration and no insurance after she was spotted driving an all-terrain vehicle on Crawford Street about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police had received a complaint about the girl riding the ATV on South Central Avenue with two other girls as passengers. Police said she also lied about her birth date.


Driver charged: Anthony D. Hague II, 31, of 168 Raspberry Road, Claysville, was arraigned Wednesday by District Judge David Mark on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and having an open container of alcohol stemming from an incident Sunday. Hague’s grandmother called state police because he reportedly took her car without permission. Police said they found him on Fawn Drive in Canton, and his blood-alcohol content was almost three times the 0.08 percent limit presumed for intoxication. Hague was placed in the Washington County jail on a probation violation. Mark set bail at $5,000 during Hague’s arraignment.

Public intoxication charge: James Villers of Washington was charged by state police with public intoxication after he allegedly was found Wednesday lying in the street on McCarrell Avenue at Gordon Alley, Canton.


Charged in assault: Donald William Adams, 43, of 427 Blue Jay Drive, Canonsburg, was arrested early Thursday by state police after he allegedly punched Jennifer Mlatnick of Claysville in the face after she reportedly knocked a cellphone from his hand. The confrontation occurred at the home of Adams’ sister at 102 E. Pike St., Houston, police said. Adams was arraigned before District Judge David Mark on charges of simple assault and harassment. He was released from the Washington County jail after posting $10,000 bond.


Harassment alleged: Michael Hamilton, 42, of 312 Grant St., McDonald, will be charged with harassment by McDonald police for allegedly sending a text message of a purported sexual nature to Kimberly McIntyre of McDonald on Jan. 1. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Valarie Costanzo.


Three injured: Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday on Route 519 at Wilson Road, North Strabane police said. A vehicle driven by Melvin J. Lees Jr., 63, of Charleroi, was stopped for traffic when it was hit from behind by a vehicle driven by Charles Phillips, 24, of Pittsburgh. Lees’ vehicle was pushed into a third vehicle, but that driver left before police arrived. Phillips and two passengers were injured. Stacie Lee Walls, 48, of Canonsburg ,was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital for treatment. Phillips and Casey Alexandra Ivery, 21, of Canonsburg, were taken to Canonsburg General Hospital. Police said Phillips faces charges pending the outcome of chemical testing. Police said the crash was witnessed by a crew from Fort Cherry Ambulance. Also assisting at the scene were North Strabane firefighters and Canonsburg Ambulance.

Faces drug charges: Mario Pellegrini, 20, of 220 DiCio St., will be charged by North Strabane police with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia after he allegedly overdosed on the drug in the bathroom of his home. His mother told police she heard her dogs bark and found her son. Emergency medical personnel administrated Narcan, a drug to counter the effects of heroin. Police said Pellegrini told them he went to Washington and purchased the four stamp bags of heroin that he had used, but he would not tell police precisely where he obtained the drug. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.

Teen charged: A 16-year-old North Strabane girl will be charged by North Strabane police in a juvenile allegation with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct after she allegedly punched a 15-year-old Canonsburg girl Wednesday during a confrontation in the Canon-McMillan High School cafeteria.


Three people injured: Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday on East Beau Street at Trinity Point Drive. South Strabane police said Melory Anderson, 22, of 1520 Jefferson Ave., Canton, was driving east on East Beau when she made a left turn into the path of a vehicle driven by David Golaski, 60, of 182 Virginia Via, Washington,, who was going west. Golaski, a passenger, Pamela Golaski, 60, also of 182 Virginia Via, and Anderson were all taken to Washington Hospital for treatment.


Man jailed: Bradley Joseph Bonacci, 24, of Wheeling, W.Va., was charged following an incident at the Bica-Ross residence hall on the Washington & Jefferson College campus early Thursday. When police arrived after receiving a noise complaint, they said they saw three men in the entryway, and two of them were throwing trash cans. They said one, later identified as Bonacci, fled on foot. When he was apprehended, he reportedly struggled with police and a security officer. Bonacci was arraigned before District Judge Robert Redlinger on charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. He was placed in the Washington County jail on $10,000 bond.

Phone stolen: Mohi Aldin of 154 N. College St. told Washington police Wednesday his cellphone was stolen.

Painkillers stolen: Cindy Ellis of 129 Jollick Manor told Washington police Wednesday prescription painkillers were stolen from her home. She had the prescription filled a day earlier.

Beauty shop entered: Washington police said Twisted Scissors, 930 Chartiers St., was burglarized Wednesday. The burglar forced open a rear door and stole $30 and credit card receipts.



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