Police beat Feb. 20
Theft, drug charges: Trevor Lee Blackburn, 22, of Bentleyville, was charged Wednesday by California police with retail theft and possession of marijuana. Police said he was found with the suspected drug after he reportedly was seen stealing items at the Kwik Fill on Third Street. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.
Assault arrest: Dana Vincent Danley, 36, of 514 Giffin Ave., was arrested early Wednesday by Canonsburg police on charges of simple assault and harassment. Earla Cheek told police she was listening to music about 3:30 a.m. at their home when Danley ripped her headphones off her head and started pulling her hair. He also allegedly punched Cheek’s mother, Gloria Cheek, in the face and spat at her. He was arraigned before District Judge David Mark.
Bar cited: The operators of Gabby’s, 2440 W. Pike St., Chartiers, were cited by the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for allegedly issuing checks on an account with insufficient funds to purchase malt or brewed beverages on two occasions in September.
Theft case: Brian Bookshar, 34, of Uniontown, is charged by borough police with theft, accused of stealing 300 pounds of copper parts and scrap from Beistel Machine, 23 S. McKean Ave., about 11 a.m. Feb. 3, court records show. He is in Washington County jail on $5,000 bond set Tuesday by District Judge Mark Wilson.
Theft charge: Jules W. Redman, 48, of 110 Church St., Midway, was charged Tuesday with theft by McDonald police after he allegedly stole prescription medication from his sisters, Margaret Zombeck and Lorie Redman. Police said they were called to his home Feb. 6 for a possible overdose, and he allegedly told police he stole the medication. Redman was placed in Washington County jail Friday for an alleged probation violation.
Drug arrest: Marcella Freyer, 27, of 10 Surf Drive, Bunola, was charged by city police with possession of a small amount of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia after allegedly being found with them Jan. 4 at the boat launch off East Main Street, court records show. She is in Washington County jail on $10,000 bond set by District Judge Mark Wilson after being transferred Tuesday from Allegheny County jail, where she was being held on unrelated charges.
Burglary arrest: Mark A. Phillips, 22, of Washington, is charged by city police with burglary and theft, accused of stealing four firearms, ammunition and other items from the 596 Delaware Ave. residence of Eric Knight about 9 a.m. Jan. 8, court records show. Phillips also is charged by city police with unauthorized use of a vehicle owned by Gary Udit of 605 Glenn St. about 3:45 p.m. Dec. 26, the records show. Phillips is free on unsecured bond after being arrested in the cases Tuesday and arraigned before District Judge Robert Redlinger.