: Police beat Dec. 19

December 18, 2013


Theft, other charges: Killy Marie Hoyman, 21, of Everson, was charged Wednesday by California police with theft, criminal mischief and harassment for allegedly damaging furnishings and stealing $40 from an apartment at California Terrace Oct. 3. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.


Intruder arrested: Charles Scott Roman, 43, of 301 Euclid Ave., Canonsburg, was arrested Tuesday night by Canonsburg police on charges of criminal trespass, loitering and prowling at night, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and stalking. Police were called three times to the Chartiers Avenue home of Roxanne Steadman for reports of Roman beating on her door. On the third call, he entered her home through a basement door and confronted her. Police found him outside her home, hiding under a fishing boat. He struggled with police as they tried to take him into custody. He was arraigned before District Judge David Mark and placed in Washington County jail on $10,000 bond.

Girl injured: Haley McClachey, 16, of 334 Euclid Ave., injured her right knee and hand when she was struck by a vehicle as she crossed the street in front of her home Tuesday afternoon. Canonsburg police said the vehicle was driven by Erinbeth Parks, 35, of 418 Euclid Ave. The 16-year-old was taken to Canonsburg Hospital for treatment.


Burglary reported: Harry and Julie Minch, of 767 Old Brick Road, told state police Tuesday that a burglar broke the glass in the sliding glass door at the rear of their home. Once inside, the burglar entered a bedroom and stole two jewelry boxes.


DUI, resisting charges: Ronald V. Mast, 60, of Charleroi, will be charged by California police with driving under the influence of alcohol, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and failure to drive on the right side of the road after he allegedly ran a borough police cruiser off Mount Tabor Road in Long Branch Dec. 12. Police were on patrol when they encountered Mast driving on the wrong side of the road. Mast was stopped and police said he appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. Mast also reportedly struggled with police when they took him into custody, injuring his ankle. He was taken to Monongahela Valley Hospital for treatment and a blood test. Charges will be filed at the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.


House hit: Jonathan L. Stephens, 30, of Raleigh, N.C., escaped injury when his van struck a house at 150 Hunting Creek Road about 2:15 a.m. Tuesday. North Strabane police said Stephens was driving east on Old Meadow Road when his van slid through the intersection, into the yard and hit a boulder before striking the house. Police said the left front wall of the house collapsed. A parked vehicle also was damaged.


Criminal mischief: A brick was thrown through a window of a home Tuesday in the 700 block of West Chestnut Street, city police said. There are no suspects at this time.

Burglary: Scott Fergus, of Lockhart Street, told city police that silver flatware and a crystal bowl were stolen from his home over the last few weeks. Police did not find signs of forced entry.



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