Police beat March 18
Wallet stolen: Deanne Lober of Strabane told Canonsburg police Saturday that her wallet was stolen while she was at Snowy White, 150 W. Pike St.
Assault arrest: Justin St. Cyr, 30, of 1554 Walters St., Monongahela, was arrested Saturday morning by Carroll police for allegedly hitting Roberta Nicotra on the side of her head, briefly knocking her unconscious, during a confrontation at their home. Police took Nicotra to Monongahela Valley Hospital for treatment because she was unruly with emergency medical personnel. St. Cyr was arraigned before District Judge Jay Weller on charges of simple assault and harassment. He was placed in Washington County jail on $5,000 bond.
Drug, fleeing charges: Andre Lamar Gray, 27, no known address, was arrested Friday afternoon by state police after they tried to stop him on Interstate 79 northbound. He led them on a pursuit to the busway on the Parkway West. He was clocked going 95 mph and was tailgating slower traffic. When police tried to stop him, Gray reportedly started passing vehicles on the right and left berms. State police at the Pittsburgh station were called to assist. The trooper pulled alongside the left of Gray’s vehicle, which then struck the cruiser. Troopers followed Gray onto the busway, where he was stopped. Police found four Oxycodone pills, suspected marijuana and $1,300 in the vehicle. Gray was arraigned before District Judge Jay Weller on charges including fleeing and eluding police, possession of drugs and paraphernalia and various traffic violations. He was placed in Washington County jail on $50,000 bond.
One injured: William Dennison, 24, of Stockdale, was slightly injured Sunday afternoon when his vehicle and a pickup truck driven by Tammy Morrison, 36, of Daisytown, collided on Route 40 at Malden road, Centerville, state police said. Morrison will be charged with failure to keep right.
Disorderly, drunkenness charges: Keith E. Blanchon, 35, of 217 Home St., McDonald, will be charged by McDonald police with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after an officer found him sleeping on the waiting room floor of the police station Saturday night. Police said he also moved the chairs around. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of Senior District Judge Jay Dutton.
Disorderly, open container charges: Tiffany L. Cikovic, 28, of Weirton, W.Va., will be charged by McDonald police with disorderly conduct and having an open container of alcohol after she was found with paraphernalia and an open can of beer during a traffic stop Saturday on Noblestown Road, Midway. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Gary Havelka.
Driver injured: Kelly A. Greaves, 46, of 608 Thomas Road, Eighty Four, was injured Sunday afternoon when a vehicle driven by Brandon I. Farias, 23, of Pittsburgh, made a left turn into the path of her vehicle on McClelland Road at Village Drive, North Strabane police said. She was taken to Canonsburg Hospital for treatment.
Vehicle damaged: Francis Cavalier, 730 Valley View Road, Nottingham, told state police Sunday that his vehicle was damaged while parked at his home.
Sunglasses stolen: Cherelle M. Edwards, 227, of Mt. Oliver, will be charged by South Strabane police with retail theft after she allegedly stole six pairs of designer sunglasses valued at $900 from Saks Fifth Avenue, Tanger Outlets Sunday. She also was banned from the store. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.
Baseball property entered: South Strabane police said a thief broke into the concession stand at 84 Youth Baseball, Roupe Road, and stole copper pipes from the hot water tank in the equipment storage area. Copper pipes also were stolen from the restrooms. Scrap metal also was stolen. The break-in was reported Saturday.
Criminal mischief: Coree Ayala, 20, of 585 Fayette St., Washington, was charged by city police with criminal mischief and drug charges stemming from a Feb. 20 incident at his residence. Police said he caused $452 in damages to his bedroom in the Try Again Homes facility, and police found suspected marijuana paraphernalia in his room. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.