Police beat Nov. 22
Drug arrest: Jason Mark Hollman, 43, of 200 Alexander Ave., Strabane, was arrested Tuesday on charges of possession and possession with intent to deliver heroin filed by the Washington County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force. He is accused of selling heroin to a confidential informant in Canonsburg in September 2012. He was arraigned before District Judge David Mark and placed in Washington County jail on $50,000 bond.
House burglarized: Kimberly Betts, 221 Seik Road, told Chartiers police Wednesday night that the door of her home was kicked in and $200 was stolen.
Intruder reported: A Donegal woman told state police that she found a man standing outside the sliding glass door of her Gashel Road home about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday. She described the man as white, 5 feet, 4 inches to 5 feet, 7 inches tall, with a medium to stocky build and wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 724-223-5200.
Trespass charge: Brandon Michael Retos, 31, of 103 LeMoyne Ave., East Washington, was arrested Tuesday by East Washington police on a charge of criminal trespass after he was seen leaving his home with a spool of copper wire after he was told by his father not to enter the residence. Retos dropped the spool of wire and left when confronted by his father. Retos was arraigned before District Judge Joshua Kanalis and placed in Washington County jail on $1,000 bond.
Two charged: Christopher Lee Damerow, 27, of 114 W. Pitt St., Canonsburg, and Joshua D. Cramer, 31, of 235 Vogliano St., Meadow Lands, were each charged Wednesday by East Washington police with theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy in connection with the theft of video games and cash from an apartment at 40 North Ave. Monday. The items were stolen at a Washington pawn shop. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Woman jailed: Leah M. Jarvis, 24, of 906 Old West Road, Bentleyville, is charged by city police with burglary, theft and receiving stolen property, court records show. City police accuse Jarvis of stealing an electronic tablet and tools valued at $1,054 July 30 from Tim Ashcraft of New Eagle and later selling the items to a Monessen pawn shop. She is in Washington County jail on $25,000 bond set Wednesday by District Judge Mark Wilson.
Disorderly, drunkenness charges: Danny Sweet, 30, no known address, was arrested early Thursday by state police at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, North Strabane, after he allegedly threatened a pit boss while playing poker at the casino. Police found a knife in his boot. He was arraigned before District Judge Jay Weller on charges of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. He was placed in Washington County jail on $5,000 bond.
Theft charge: Richard Fine, 26, of 229 E. College St., Canonsburg, was charged by North Strabane police this week with theft after he allegedly stole $950 from Tim’s Car Wash, 405 Old Pike St., while working there in October. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Voucher stolen: James A. Feenan, 60, of 154 Washington Road, Cokeburg, was charged this week by state police at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, North Strabane, with theft of mislaid property for allegedly stealing a voucher from a Gibsonia woman that had been mistakenly left at the machine. When the woman returned to retrieve the $120 voucher, it was gone. Surveillance was used to identify Feenan. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Money stolen: A resident of the 100 block of Hidden Valley Road, notified police at 8:04 a.m. Wednesday, that about $1,400 in cash was missing from the residence, township police said. There are no signs of forced entry. The resident said he first noticed a large pretzel container with about $900 in coins was missing from the bedroom, police said. After searching the house, the owner said an envelope his wife had in the office containing $500 was also missing. Police said jewelry and a gun in plain view were not stolen.
Theft by deception: Amber Marie Pople, 21, whose last known address was 440 Duncan Ave., Washington, was charged Monday by South Strabane police with theft by deception after she allegedly returned stolen clothes to Walmart, Trinity Point, Nov. 13. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Man arraigned: Anthony Shadeck, 25, of 88 Country Club Road, South Strabane Township, was arrested Nov. 14 by South Strabane police on a charge of retail theft after he allegedly stole a 32-inch television from Walmart, Trinity Point. He was arraigned before District Judge Jay Weller and placed in Washington County jail on $500 bond.
Former manager charged: Melanie Diecek, 40, of 1426 Yorktown Drive, Lawrence, was charged this week by South Strabane police with theft and theft by failure to make required disposition of funds, She is accused of failing to make more than $25,000 in deposits while working as manager at Bruster’s, 460 Washington Road, between August 2012 and September. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Two charged: Adam Clutter, 34, and Eric Collett, 42, both of 208 Ridge Ave., Washington, were each charged by South Strabane police in connection with the theft of items from Walmart, Trinity Point. Clutter, who is charged with retail theft and conspiracy, reportedly stole items from the store in October and November. Collett is accused of returning some of the items for gift cards. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Theft charges: Nicole Hall, 21, of 49 Imperial Drive, Washington, was charged this week by South Strabane police with theft by deception and retail theft. She is accused of stealing electronic items from Walmart, Trinity Point, on Nov. 13 and returning them for a gift card. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Woman charged: Christina Grayson, 28, of 595 Maple Ave., Washington, was charged by South Strabane police with retail theft and driving under suspension after she allegedly under-rang $115 in purchases while using the self-checkout at Walmart, Trinity Point, Tuesday. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Purse stolen: Antoinette Gillis of Beallsville told South Strabane police her purse was stolen from her shopping cart while she was in the lot at Walmart, Trinity Point, Wednesday.
Grate stolen: A sewer grate was reported stolen to Southwest Regional police from Fry Avenue at Ross Street, Union. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 724-929-8484.
Prescription medicine stolen: A woman on Maple Terrace reported to city police that Subutex was stolen from her residence Thursday after midnight. Police have a suspect.