: Police beat June 29

June 28, 2013


Money, jewelry stolen: Alison Musgrave of 90 VanKirk Ridge Road, Amwell, told state police cash, jewelry and prescription medication were stolen from her home between May 7 and Thursday.


Meat stolen: Canonsburg police will review surveillance video after a large amount of meat was stolen about 9 p.m. Thursday from Shop ’n Save, West Pike Street. Witnesses reported seeing a man push a shopping cart filled with meat out the door and jump in a vehicle with the items. Police were able to trace the license plate on the vehicle to a Canonsburg address.

Batteries stolen: Gary Friend of Chartiers Township told Canonsburg police Thursday four batteries were stolen from his truck tractor while it was parked in the Shop ’ n Save lot on West Pike Street.


Pedestrian hit: Durk G. Williams, 62, of 577 Conrad Ave., North Charleroi, was ordered held for court Thursday by District Judge Larry Hopkins on charges of leaving the scene of an accident and failure to render aid. Williams is accused of hitting James Minor with his vehicle in the 600 block of McKean Avenue May 21, then leaving the scene. He told Charleroi Regional police he did not know he had hit anyone. Minor was taken to Monongahela Valley Hospital for treatment.

Assault charges: Jared Jay McClureg, 31, of 372 Pennsylvania Ave., North Charleroi, was ordered held for court Thursday by District Judge Larry Hopkins on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment. He is accused of hitting another man in the head with a skillet.


Theft reported: Police are investigating the theft of items from a motor vehicle sometime between 5 p.m. June 22 and 9 a.m. June 23. William Steven Hegedis, 42, of Bobtown, told police several items were stolen from his vehicle while it was parked outside his residence.


Theft of motor vehicle: A red, 2005 Honda CRF 80 dirt bike was stolen from a home in Waynesburg. Harold Dale Hennen, 60, of 275 Sugar Run Road, told police the bike was stolen from his rear porch between 9:15 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. June 23.


Endangering charge: Nathaniel D. Montgomery, 28, of Linn, W.Va., was ordered held for court Wednesday by District Judge Larry Hopkins on charges of endangering the welfare of children, fleeing and eluding police and several traffic citations after he allegedly fled from state police on April 16 on Interstate 70 near Toll 43, Fallowfield.


Fleeing charges: Charges have been filed against Rudy Alexander Evosirch, 23, of 52 Short St., Mather, for allegedly failing to respond to a traffic stop. Police said Evosirch was traveling east at 86 mph in a posted 40 mph zone along Route 188 near Wilson’s Mill and did not stop when they signaled. Evosirch continued onto Hamilton Street and Grogg Alley where he came to a stop. He is charged with fleeing or attempting to elude an officer, failure to carry registration and failure to carry a driver’s license. Evosirch was arraigned before Greene County Magisterial District Judge Lee Watson and released on $1,000 unsecured bond. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. Wednesday before Watson.


Theft of wire: Police said 100 feet of telephone wire and a tractor were stolen from a location on Gas Company Road. The tractor has been recovered. The thefts occurred between 4 p.m. June 24 and 7 a.m. June 25.


Rings stolen: Joyce Hannen of 205 Fairview Ave. told South Strabane police Friday three rings, valued at $2,500, were stolen from her home during a June 14 cookout.


Marijuana plants destroyed: State police eradicated a crop of seven marijuana plants from a wooded area off Foley Road, one mile south of White Barn Road, at 11:03 a.m. June 26. An investigation is ongoing.



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