Police beat Jan. 3
Two arrested in fight: Canonsburg police arrested two people early Wednesday morning following a fight inside their borough home. Police said they were called to 416 ½ Giffin Ave. shortly before 2 a.m. and found Michael Kaempf, 48, and Paradise Wilson, 22, with injuries. Police said Kaempf threatened Wilson with a gun and cut her with a knife. Kaempf told police that Wilson struck him. Kaempf was charged with aggravated assault and simple assault, and taken to Washington County jail on $10,000 bond. Wilson was charged with simple assault and jailed on $5,000 bond.
Copper stolen: About $5,000 in copper piping was stolen from construction sites at 1800 and 1900 Town Center, township police said. The copper is owned by DMC/Definis Mechanical of Avalon, police said. The theft was reported at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday.
Hit-and-run crash: Chartiers police closed West Pike Street for a half-hour Thursday morning following a two-car crash in which one of the drivers ran from the scene. Police said a man driving east on Pike Street crashed into another car driven by John George, 70, of Chartiers, near Johnson Road at 8:10 a.m. The man then put the car’s convertible top down, jumped out and ran toward Oak Alley. Police said George was not injured, but his sedan sustained heavy front-end damage.
Theft arrest: Cynthia Long, 48, of 584 Thompson Ave., Donora, was charged by borough police with felony retail theft over accusations she stole $78 worth of merchandise about 8 p.m. Sept. 13 from a Dollar General at Third Street and Meldon Avenue, court records show. She is free on $5,000 bond after being arrested on a fugitive warrant Tuesday and arraigned before District Judge Mark Wilson.
Assault charges: Robert Playford Lilley Jr. faces charges of terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment after state police said he assaulted and threatened a woman insider her Ellsworth home at 5:40 p.m. Thursday. Lilley, 31, of 12 Hemlock St., Ellsworth, was taken to Washington County jail on $5,000 bond.
Assault arrest: Michael Fleming Amic was charged with simple assault, criminal mischief and harassment after state police said he threatened a woman and pushed her to the ground outside her McDonald home, borough police said. Police said Amic, 46, of 501 Valley St., Robinson, went to the home at 218 E. Barr St. about 11 p.m. Wednesday and broke the woman’s cellphone and glasses. He was taken to the Washington County jail on $10,000 bond.
Jailed in fight: David Daniels, 38, and his son, Jeremy D. Daniels, 21, were charged by state police with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct over accusations they engaged in a fight about 2 a.m. Wednesday outside their 54 Mancha St. residence, court records show. They are in Washington County jail on $25,000 bond set by District Judge Larry Hopkins.
Criminal mischief charge: Stephanie Brown, 20, of 28 W. Katherine Ave., was charged with criminal mischief after a witness told police he saw her slash the tires on a vehicle in 300 block of Third Street Wednesday, city police said. The charge was issued by summons.