: Police beat Jan. 10

January 9, 2014


Teen faces more charges: A 15-year-old Pittsburgh girl, already facing charges for allegedly assaulting a 15-year-old Canonsburg girl Saturday, will be charged in a juvenile allegation with harassment. Canonsburg police said she allegedly sent the other girl harassing messages on Facebook about the fight Wednesday.

Window broken: Angela Waszkiewicz, of 131 1/2 N. Jefferson Ave., told Canonsburg police Wednesday that vandals broke her living room window.

Liquor law violation: The Fraternal Order of Eagles, of 122 N. Central Ave., failed to post a notice of their suspension in a conspicuous spot, state police said. The location faces fines and a suspension or revocation of their license.


Copper stolen: Copper was reported stolen Tuesday from a Range Resources well pad at 461 Plum Run Road, Chartiers police said. The theft reportedly occurred between Dec. 22 and 23.

Car stolen: Lynette King, of 415 Ewing St., Meadow Lands, told Chartiers police Tuesday her silver, 2008 Pontiac G6 was stolen. The license is HHB-2385.

Tires flattened: Keith Cingel, 234 Hart St., told Chartiers police Tuesday vandals flattened the front tires on his pickup truck.


Falisifcation charges: Sarah Chambers, 18, of 401 Woodburn Road, Claysville, was charged by summons with falsification and making false reports after she claimed she was raped in December, North Franklin police said. Chambers later admitted to lying, police said.


Vehicle crash: Kathryn J. Zavodnick, 19, of 2213 Walch St., Monongahela, was driving on McChain Road in Union Wednesday when her vehicle went off the road and hit a tree, Southwest Regional police said. She was not injured.

Credit card fraud: Margaret Sanders, of 100 Florence Lane, Union, told Southwest Regional police Monday that her credit card was used at a Macy’s store in the state of California for $1,203. The thief also tried to increase her spending limit and add another person as an authorized buyer.

Escapes injury: James L. Horning, 32, of 1135 Otis St., Monongahela, escaped injury Jan. 2 when his vehicle went off Route 88 at Boyka Drive, Union, and hit a tree.


Assualt charges: Joseph Jankowski Jr., 22, of 984 Jefferson Ave., was arraigned Wednesday by District Judge Robert Redlinger on simple assualt, harassment and disorderly conduct charges after he allegedly choked his girlfriend and bashed his mother’s head off a wall, city police said. When police arrived at the Jefferson Avenue home, Jankowski’s mother was restraining him. She told police Jankowski hit her head off the wall and pushed her. The girlfriend had red marks around her neck. Jankowski was arrested. He remains in Washington County jail on a $5,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 14.

Home burglary: Eric Knight, of 596 Delaware Ave., reported $40 in change, a gaming system and games, four guns, tennis shoes and other items stolen from his home Wednesday, city police said. Witnesses saw a man leave the home twice. Each time he was carrying items.



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