Police beat Dec. 12
Cited for alarms: State police have cited the Bentleyville branch of PNC Bank, 195 Wilson Road, for having 11 false alarms over a 10-month period. The charge was filed at the office of District Judge Curtis Thompson and will be sent by summons.
Marijuana, disorderly charge: Savon L. Salter, 19, of Pittsburgh, will be charged by California police with possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct stemming from a traffic stop early Sunday in the 300 block of Second Street. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.
Money stolen: Money was reported stolen Monday in a burglary at Pat’s Auto & Truck Repair, 803 Sheffield St., Canton, state police said.
Woman jailed: Amber Jo Neidermeyer, 33, formerly of Meldon Avenue, Donora, is charged by borough police with burglary, criminal mischief, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct, court records show. She is accused of breaking into to her former residence about 8 p.m. Nov. 10 and passing out on the floor from an apparent overdose, police stated in an affidavit. She is in Washington County jail on $10,000 bond set Tuesday by District Judge Mark Wilson.
Man jailed: Joseph A. Scott, 27, formerly of 202 Meldon Ave, Donora, is charged by borough police with harassment, loitering or prowling and criminal mischief, accused of throwing a brick through the kitchen window of 202 Meldon Ave. about 9:30 p.m. Feb. 19, court records show. He is in Washington County jail on $10,000 bond after being arrested Tuesday and arraigned before District Judge Mark Wilson.
Theft charge: Robert Stanley Yetter Jr., 30, of 345 E. Wheeling St., Washington, will be charged with theft by North Franklin police. He is accused of stealing $1,040 from Bon Ton, Washington Crown Center. Police said he stole money, ranging from $20 to $200, from different registers while working between Nov. 3 and Dec. 8. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.
Bad check cashed: South Strabane police are investigating a report that a check, which already had been deposited elsewhere, was cashed a second time at Walmart, Trinity Point. The check for $498.99 was cashed Nov. 21, but Bank of America informed the store Tuesday that it already had been deposited and should not have been cashed a second time. Police said a heavy-set white man in his 30s used a Florida license to cash the check. A store loss-prevention officer told police a similar scam had been done at eight other stores across the country.