Police beat Oct. 25
Assault charge: Cody Patnesky, 22, of 521 Hahn Drive, Cecil Township, was charged Wednesday by Canonsburg police with simple assault and harassment for allegedly spitting in the face of Nicole Martinez and pushing her during a Sept. 11 confrontation at her apartment at 129 Greenside Ave. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Marijuana charge: Melissa Rae Gilliam, 25, of 382 Houston St., Washington, was charged Wednesday by state police with possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct after state police found marijuana in her vehicle Oct. 8 after it caught fire on Jessop Place at Sheffield Street, Canton. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Trail camera stolen: David Warholak of Eighty Four told state police Oct. 18 that a camouflage Moultrie trail camera was stolen from a spot off Templeton Run Road near Slemmons Road, East Finley. Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call 724-249-2121.
Computer, GPS stolen: Tracy H. Spahr, 480 Sanitarium Road, told North Franklin police Wednesday that a laptop computer, global positioning system and coins were stolen from his pickup truck.
Cellphones stolen: An Apple iPhone valued at $650 and a Samsung cellphone valued at $765 were reported stolen Wednesday from the AT&T kiosk at Washington Crown Center, North Franklin police said. A store manager said that a cabinet had been left unlocked.
Two injured: Two people were injured in a one-vehicle accident at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday when their sport-utility vehicle rolled over twice, township police said. The vehicle was traveling east on Venetia Road about 100 feet east of Lutes Lane when a witness said the vehicle veered to the right, struck a small hill and rolled, police said. The driver, Mark Daves, 52, of Viareggio Way, Finleyville, was out of the vehicle when officers arrived. A passenger, Nancy Mousetis, 58, of Viareggio Way, Finleyville, was extricated and, along with the driver, was taken to Jefferson Hospital for evaluation, police said.
Criminal mischief: Marie K. Harless, 70, of Hickory Street, Richeyville, was charged with state police with criminal mischief after she allegedly cut the telephone, alarm, cable and internet service lines to the home of Nancy and Richard Dunn of Richeyville on Oct. 12. The charge against Harless will proceed by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.
DUI, traffic charges: Nathan A. Chaney, 28, of 374 Castle Road, Washington, was charged Wednesday by state police with driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and several traffic violations after he reportedly drove 80 to 90 mph, passing several vehicles on Locust Avenue near Interstate 79, South Strabane, on June 15. Police said he also had an open can of beer when stopped. His blood alcohol content was almost double the 0.08 limit presumed for intoxication. He also had drugs including oxycodone in his system. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Assault charges: William Edward Chandler III, 23, of 708 Buena Vista St., Washington, was arraigned Thursday by District Judge Robert Redlinger on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault and conspiracy to commit both acts. City police said Chandler assaulted three people in the parking lot at Pickles bar on Ewing Street Aug. 29. Chandler was taken to Washington County jail on $5,000 bond.
Criminal mischief charge: Dana M. Keller, 33, of 471 Third St., Washington, was arraigned Thursday by District Judge David Mark and charged with criminal mischief for allegedly causing more than $1,000 in damage to a car owned by Tobin Hrutkay Oct. 17. Keller was taken to Washington County jail on $5,000 bond.
Vehicle damaged: Matt Cass of Delaware Avenue reported to city police that his vehicle was vandalized while it was parked in his driveway about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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