Police beat March 15

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CANONSBURG

Ring stolen: Dezmik Matthews, 19, of 517 Moore Ave., Canonsburg, was charged Thursday by Canonsburg police with theft after he allegedly stole the WPIAL soccer championship ring of Josh Alauzen while the two were visiting a friend at 514 Valley View Terrace last May. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.


Two charged: Charlene Ozarowski, 43, and Daniel Lemon Jr., 40, both of 982 Old Brick Road, West Alexander, were charged this week by Canonsburg police stemming from an Aug. 17 incident on East Pike Street. Police responded to a report of people passed out in a vehicle. She was found with 30 Xanax pills not prescribed to her, police said. Police also found empty stamp bags in the vehicle. She is charged with possession of narcotics and paraphernalia. Lemon is charged with possession of paraphernalia. Charges were sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.


Theft, receiving charge: Caressa D. Garrison, 24, of 242 Kings Road, Washington, was arraigned Tuesday before District Judge David Mark on charges of theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy. She and another woman are accused of stealing jewelry from Dolly Gibbs of 510 Moore Ave. Dec. 19, 2012, and selling it a Peters Township jewelry store. Garrison told police the other woman committed the theft. Garrison was released on $5,000 unsecured bond. A warrant was issued for the other suspect.


CECIL

Wallet stolen: Leila Folino of Venetia told police she parked her car at 104 Cecil-Hendersonville Road, near the Southpointe Field House, at 4:47 p.m. Thursday, and when she returned at 6 p.m., her wallet was stolen, township police said. The wallet contained credit cards and other personal items, police said. The vehicle was not locked, police said.


CHARTIERS

Unauthorized use: Alexandros Krotinis, 27, of 519 Highfield Ave., Chartiers, will be charged by Chartiers police with unauthorized use of motor vehicle after his wife, Brooke Krotinis, reported early Friday he had taken a vehicle while she was at work and crashed it in Pittsburgh. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.


HOUSTON

Assault, harassment charges: Terry W. Fretz, 42, of 12 E. Pike St., Houston, was charged Monday by state police with simple assault and harassment after he allegedly grabbed Tammy Lynn Hayman, 45, by the throat and choked her the previous day, state police said. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.


INDEPENDENCE

Batteries stolen: McDonald police said 13 batteries were reported stolen Tuesday from heavy equipment, including three excavators, two bulldozers and dump truck, owned by Cove Run Contracting, Moatsville, W.Va. The equipment was parked at a construction site on Brush Run Road near Dry Ridge Road, Independence.


McDONALD

Assault, disorderly charges: Alan Anthony Huaman, 32, of Stamford, Ct., was arrested early Friday by McDonald police for allegedly assaulting Christine Stamstagn during a confrontation at her home at 210 W. Barr St. He is accused of throwing items at her. He also threw items in her kitchen. Huaman was arraigned before District Judge Jay Weller on charges of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct. He was placed in Washington County jail on $2,500 bond.


DUI, leaving scene charges: George C. Molnick, 61, of 322 Third St., McDonald, was charged this week by McDonald police with driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving the scene of a crash and failure to render aid. He is accused of driving through his neighbor’s yard. Police said he refused to submit to a blood alcohol test. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of Senior District Judge Jay Dutton.


MIDWAY

Marijuana, paraphernalia charges: Derek Hussack, 23, of Bethel Park, was charged Tuesday by McDonald police with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia stemming from a traffic stop in the 300 block of Noblestown Road, Midway. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Gary Havelka.


NORTH FRANKLIN

Bad check charge: Cody N. Martin, 22, of 1335 N. Liberty St., Waynesburg, was charged Friday by North Franklin police with bad checks after he reportedly wrote a check for $280 to Angelo’s, North Franklin Drive, for food and services Feb. 11. The account was closed and Martin failed to make good on the bill, police said. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.


SOUTH STRABANE

Driver injured: William M. Harris, 46, of Phillippi, W.Va., was injured Friday morning when his pickup truck went off eastbound Route 40 near Kopper Kettle Road and rolled over, South Strabane police said. He was taken to Washington Hospital for treatment.


WASHINGTON

Two charged: James E. Gaston Jr., 22, of 666 Broad St., Washington, and Joseph W. Hines Jr., 22, of 220 Ridge Ave., Washington, each face drug charges stemming from a March 9 traffic stop. The two were passengers in a vehicle stopped by state police on Jefferson Avenue near Third Streeet. Gaston is charged with possession of crack and marijuana. Hines is charged with possession of marijuana. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.


Paraphernalia charge: Shavon Marie Moze, 35, of 262 Lincoln Terrace, Washington, was charged Friday by Washington police with possession of drug paraphernalia stemming from a Nov. 10 traffic stop at Hall and Allison avenues. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.


Wallet stolen: Jody Wilson of West Walnut Street told Washington police Thursday that her wallet containing credit cards was stolen from her apartment.


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