: Police Beat Feb. 22

February 21, 2014


Theft, harassment charge: Benjamin Jenkins, 23, of McKees Rocks, was charged by California police with retail theft and harassment after he allegedly stole items from Kwik Fill, Third Street, Wednesday and then harassed the employees with threatening remarks. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.


Trespass, mischief charges: William Coulter, 32, of 3314 Rainbow Run Road, Monongahela, was charged by Monongahela police with criminal trespass and criminal mischief after he allegedly entered a home at 139 First St., New Eagle, without permission early Wednesday. The resident returned home to find him inside the house, police said. Charges were filed at the office of District Judge Mark Wilson.


Teen faces charges: Two residents of McMurray House/Three Rivers Youth, 466 Thompsonville Road, got into an argument at 10:25 p.m. Thursday, township police said. One girl attacked another girl, striking her in the head, face and body. A 14-year-old girl faces charges of simple assault and terroristic threats filed in a juvenile petition. Police said the other girl did not require medical treatment.

Paraphernalia charge: Gerald Voron, 46, of 655 Summerville Drive, Mt. Lebanon, faces a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop Thursday night on Route 19. The officer detected an odor of marijuana and saw a glass pipe in the vehicle, township police said. The charge will proceed by summons.


Drug charges: Steven Adrian Sadler, 24, of Washington, was arraigned Thursday on charges of possession and possession with intent to deliver crack after state police allege he sold the drug to a confidential informant in October 2011. He was placed in Washington County jail on $15,000 bond set by District Judge Joshua Kanalis.

Drug possession charges: Jason A. Milone, 33, of 117 Laddie Drive, Canton Township, was arraigned Thursday before District Judge Robert Redlinger on charges of possession of heroin, crack and paraphernalia. Milone was a passenger in a vehicle during a July 11 traffic stop on Hallam Avenue at B Avenue by Washington police. Police said Milone had four stamp bags of heroin, a small bag of crack, 11 empty stamp bags and a pipe. He was released on his own recognizance.

Teen followed: A 16-year-old Washington girl told city police she was followed when she left Washington High School Thursday afternoon. She said an older, heavyset man with a dirty white beard honked the horn of his red, white and blue pickup truck as she left school, then followed her to the lot at 100 W. Beau St., where he again honked the horn before driving off. She told police the truck was rusty and had a loud exhaust. Police reported they handled a similar incident a few months ago.

Card stolen: Sheranne Sutton of 246 Lincoln Terrace told Washington police Thursday that her Access card was stolen from a vehicle parked at 511 E. Maiden St.

Medication stolen: Margaret Groethe of 154 N. College St. told Washington police Thursday that five bottles of medication were stolen from her apartment.

Window shot: Jacqueline Jenkins of 622 1/2 Fayette St. told Washington police Thursday that a bedroom window in her home was shot with a pellet gun.



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