Police beat Nov. 1
DUI charge: Steven Hatch, 35, of 496 Venetia Road, Venetia, will be charged by Monongahela police with driving under the influence of alcohol after crashing his pickup truck into a utility pole Sunday night at 3540 Washington Road, Finleyville, Monongahela police said.
Theft of services: Lesley Mycyk, 35, of 141 First Ave., New Eagle, was charged Thursday by Monongahela police with theft of services after she allegedly ate a $13 meal at Eat 'N Park, Route 88, Monongahela early Friday and left without paying. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Mark Wilson.
Theft, threats charges: Jan Almaire II, 36, of 111 Union St., New Eagle, was charged Thursday by Monongahela police with theft and terroristic threats after he allegedly stole a cellphone from David Jennion Monday night while the two were on the railroad tracks off the 1200 block West Main Street. Police said Almaire asked to borrow the phone and started to walk way. When Jennion asked for it back, Almaire threatened to shoot up his house. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Mark Wilson.
Elderly driver injured: Mary Jane Bisacca, 88, of Sedeca Drive, North Strabane, was injured Wednesday afternoon when her car went off Galley Road near Pennsylvania-American Water Co. and rolled on its roof. She was driving north when she crossed the center line and then swerved off the right side of the road, police said. She was taken to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, where she was listed in good condition Thursday morning.
Retail theft charges: Daniel Robert Cordera, 28, of Monroeville, was charged Wednesday by South Strabane police with felony retail theft for allegedly stealing $1,400 in fragrances from Saks 5th Avenue at Tanger Outlet Aug. 31. Bethel Park police assisted township police in identifying Cordera after Detective Michael Schidlmeier shared photos of the suspect on a police network. The charge was filed at the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Drug charges: Paul David Phillips, 27, of 60 S. Wade Ave., Washington, was arraigned Thursday by District Judge Robert Redlinger on multiple charges of possessing drugs and paraphernalia and tampering with evidence. Phillips was allegedly under the influence of heroin Oct. 25 at the EZ Cash on Highland Avenue and had 33 empty stamp bags, seven needles and a bag of suspected marijuana. He was then taken to Washington County jail, where he allegedly denied having drugs on him, but then attempted to swallow stamp bags of suspected heroin. He is in jail on $10,000 bond.
Stolen bank card: Christopher Pitzarella, 23, of 43 W. Hallam Ave., Washington, was arraigned Thursday by District Judge Robert Redlinger Thursday on charges of forgery and accessing a device to obtain services for allegedly making several purchases on a bank card belonging to India Perry in March. He was taken to Washington County jail on $10,000 bond.
Disorderly conduct: City police said they will charge Mark Malloy, 30, of Pittsburgh, with institutional vandalism and disorderly conduct for yelling obscenities and kicking a computer monitor off a desk at the Washington County jail June 9.