Police beat July 12

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BENTLEYVILLE

Theft: Dolores George of Pittsburgh Road reported to Southwest Regional Police that between June 30 and July 1 two flat-screen televisions and a safe containing jewelry and documents were stolen from her residence.


CANTON

Cars vandalized: Two cars in the 900 block of Ewing Street in Canton were vandalized with spray paint either late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning, state police said.


CROSS CREEK

Man scammed: State police said two men scammed an elderly Cross Creek resident when they overcharged him to seal his home’s driveway and demanded he pay in cash. Police said the two men arrive at the home at noon Monday and offered to seal the driveway. The man paid $3,000 in cash and later learned he was charged too much money for the work, but did not have a receipt. The two men left in a white pickup truck with a Georgia license plate and pulling a driveway sealing machine.


PETERS

Access device fraud: A township resident notified police at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday that an attempt was made to open a Discover credit card in his name without permission, township police said. The attempted fraud was discovered when the credit card company called the resident to verify information to open the account, police said.


SMITH

Woman assaulted: Mark J. Wooley, 40, of Hastings, is charged by township police with aggravated assault and simple assault, court records show. Police accuse him of grabbing Darlo Bongiorni by the throat, causing her to pass out about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at 31 Hammond Ave., the affidavit states. He is in the Washington County jail on $5,000 bond set by District Judge Valarie Costanzo.


UNION

Theft: Stephen Roper told Southwest Regional Police items including a screwdriver, flashlight, wrench and equipment for his airplane were stolen from his vehicle while it was parked Monday on his property on Fawn Valley Lane Monday.


WASHINGTON

Drug charges: Aaron L. Tillman of 257 ½ Locust Ave., Washington, was arraigned Thursday by District Judge Robert Redlinger on multiple drug charges after state police said he was involved in two undercover cocaine deals in 2011. Police charged him with six counts of possession of a controlled substance and he was taken to the Washington County jail on $20,000 bond. Police said he sold cocaine to undercover troopers in Washington’s Welfare Office parking lot at 167 N. Main St. April 8 and Oct. 12, 2011.


Woman jailed: Lori A. Arlet, 44, of 540 Baird Ave., Washington, is charged with the Washington County district attorney’s office with promoting prostitution and loitering, court records show. She is accused of approaching an undercover detective about 10:25 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of Walnut St. and offering to have sex in exchange for $40. She is in the Washington County jail on $5,000 bond set by District Judge Robert Redlinger.


Purse stolen: A purse and wallet were stolen from beneath a woman’s feet while she stood outside 378 W. Chestnut St. about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Washington police said. The purse contained a wallet, photo ID and MP3 player. Police did not explain how the purse was stolen.


Tires slashed: All four tires were slashed on a car parked in the 700 block of Fayette Street about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Washington police said.


Car vandalized: Washington police said a car’s rear window was smashed while it was parked in the 10 block of West Katherine Avenue in the early hours Wednesday.


Cell phones stolen: An iPhone4 and Droid Razor cell phone were stolen from a car with its windows rolled down while it was parked in the 400 block of East Maiden Street about 4:30 p.m. Monday, city police said.


Grill stolen: A stainless steel grill worth about $200 was stolen from the driveway of a home in the 800 block of Jackson Street about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Washington police said.


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