: Police beat May 23

May 22, 2013


Trailer stolen: State police reported that a 1992 Hooper white box trailer was stolen from Wade’s Body and Frame Shop along Route 21 at Progress Drive sometime between May 7 and 13.

Treatment plant burglarized: State police are investigating a break-in at the Franklin Township Water Treatment Plant sometime after 4 a.m. May 17. Police said someone entered the building housing the variable frequency drives, cut power to two of them and removed them from the boxes in which they were mounted. Police said variable frequency drives are designed to control the pumps that regulate the water level at the plant. Also stolen were a red Honda generator and a black Briggs and Stratton pressure washer.


Harassment: Tyler Bigley, 20 of Bobtown, was charged with harassment after he allegedly pushed his grandmother in her home and threw her down on a couch. The incident occurred April 25 on Bobtown Hill Road.

Vehicle entered: Michael Scott Rumble told state police someone broke into his vehicle between midnight and 5 p.m. May 19 and stole a GPS, iPod, various CDs and cash while it was parked at 125 Rosedale Street.


Wire stolen: An undetermined amount of copper wire was stolen from a drilling rig on Route 188 between April 15 and May 14. State police said the wire belonged top Neighbors Drilling of Canonsburg.


Weapon stolen: James Lewellen Jr. of Greensboro, told state police a .45-caliber Springfield Armory semi-automatic weapon was stolen from his vehicle between May 12 and 14 while it was parked at 1833 South 88 Road.


Fence damaged: State police said 75 feet of woven wire fence owned by David Jacobs was damaged when an unknown individual traveling south on Route 18 crashed through it May 22.



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