Police beat Oct. 12
Resisting, disorderly charges: James Cappello, 23, of Lebanon, will be charged by California police with flight to avoid apprehension, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness stemming from an incident about 2:40 a.m. Thursday outside Wood Street Bar. Police were trying to disperse a crowd when Cappello reportedly started yelling obscenities. When police tried to take him into custody, he allegedly resisted and ran. Police chased and caught him. California University of Pennsylvania police assisted. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.
Theft charge: Ladonna Lynn Lingenfield-Pattison, 28, of 1125 Jefferson Ave., Washington, was charged Wednesday with theft by Canonsburg police. She is accused of stealing $1,659 while working last month at Gas-N-Go, 301 Euclid Ave. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Theft, deception charges: Sean Knox, 38, of 678 W. Wylie Ave., Canton, was charged in a private criminal complaint filed by Donald Saxton with theft and theft by deception. Knox is accused of taking money for materials for work to be done at a home at 64 Skylark Drive, Canton, last December. Knox reportedly never did the work or returned the money. The charges, approved by the Washington County district attorney’s office, were filed Wednesday at the office of District Judge David Mark.
Saw stolen: James McElhaney of 105 Loutsion Drive told Chartiers police Thursday that a Stihl chainsaw was stolen from his barn.
Items stolen: Two residents of Hallam Avenue, Meadow Lands, reported items stolen Wednesday from their yards. Donnie Wright of 300 Hallam reported his red and white garden cart was stolen. Jim Craig of 265 Hallam reported a stainless steel burn can was stolen.
Copper stolen: Chartiers police are looking for two white men in an orange Ford Ranger pickup truck with purple flames who hit a gas line while stealing copper pipe from a trailer at 290 Moon Road in the Washington Estates Trailer Park. Witnesses said one thief appeared to be intoxicated and wore no shirt, while the other suspect wore a black ball cap. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 724-745-8030, ext. 215. Chartiers Township Volunteer Fire Department also responded for the gas line leak.
Fence damaged: Duane Chadwick of 3845 Jefferson Ave., Hopewell, told state police Thursday that a hole was cut in the fence on his property. Two whitetail bucks he kept on his property were missing and may have left through the hole in the fence, police said.
Father charged: Eric Gordon Stock, 43, of 4067 Equity Drive, South Franklin Township, was charged Friday by North Franklin police with simple assault and harassment for allegedly assaulting his 15-year-old son at the boy’s home at 1925 S. Main St. Monday. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.
Heroin, paraphernalia charges: Tina Marie Weinzen, 41, of 334 Ross Road, Eighty Four, was charged Friday by North Franklin police with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia after she allegedly was found with the items Oct. 4 at Washington Crown Center. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.
Vehicle damaged: Christina Hartzell of 76 Fulton St. told North Franklin police Thursday that vandals damaged her vehicle.
Drug, gun charges: Alquan Teriek Barrett, 32, of 117 Hall Ave., Washington, was arraigned Friday before District Judge Robert Redlinger on charges filed by state and Washington police. Barrett is charged by state police with possession and possession with intent to deliver cocaine after allegedly selling the drug to a confidential informant two years ago at Lincoln and Highland avenues, Washington. Barrett was charged by city police with person not to possess a firearm, possession of crack and narcotic drugs and paraphernalia stemming from a May 20 traffic stop in the 100 block of West Walnut Street. Barrett was a passenger in the vehicle, police said. He was placed in Washington County jail on $30,000 bond.
Handgun stolen: Martin Klick of 155 S. Main St. told Washington police that his black Smith & Wesson handgun was stolen. The gun had a laser sight.
Harassment charge: Washington police said they will charge Amanda Montgomery, 19, of 785 Fayette St., Washington, with harassment for allegedly pushing Heather Montgomery into a wall Thursday at a house on Mill Street. Heather Montgomery suffered a cut on her nose. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.
9mm gun stolen: Melissa Bebout of Jollick Manor, Washington, told Washington police Thursday that her Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun was stolen from her vehicle while the car was parked in a lot on East Chestnut Street.
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