: Police beat April 8

April 7, 2014


Teen arrested: Dylan Jon Weyant, 19, of Claysburg, Blair County, was arrested Saturday night by California police on charges of flight to avoid apprehension, false identification to police, resisting arrest, underage drinking, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and violating a borough ordinance stemming from an incident on East Alley. Police said they spotted him drinking an alcoholic beverage while walking along the street, and when police approached, he ran. Weyant was arraigned before District Judge Mark Wilson and placed in Washington County jail on $1,000 bond.


Apartment entered: Stefanie Wuenster of 529 Park Ave. told Canonsburg police Sunday her apartment was entered. She was not sure if anything was stolen.

Money stolen: Stephen Dausey of 209 Perry Como Ave. told Canonsburg police Saturday $100 was stolen from his wallet. Police have a suspect.

Fight call: Canonsburg police were called about 1:30 a.m. Sunday for a fight at D’s Locker Room, 26 N. Jefferson Ave. When police arrived, the three women involved in the dispute were gone. One of them reportedly threw a bottle of beer at the bartender, but she was not injured. As police arrived, they said a vehicle sped out of the area and went through a red light. Police said that vehicle was located at the Black and Gold Bar on Pike Street in Chartiers after officers were dispatched to handle a disturbance there. Police said the driver, Mason Smith of Washington, will be cited for reckless driving and going through a red light.

Apartment burglarized: William Myers of 12 Hutchison Ave. told Canonsburg police Saturday his apartment was burglarized. The front door was partially open when he returned home. The living room and bedroom were ransacked. Stolen were a gold chain and $450 to $500 in cash.


Man jailed: Kenneth P. Kusky, 47, of 156 Rose Ave., Washington, is charged by state police with resisting arrest, harassment, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, court records show. Kusky allegedly fought with troopers as they took him into custody following a disturbance at 50 Bel Air Drive about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. He is in Washington County jail on $5,000 bond set by District Judge Mark Wilson.

Man charged: Jerry R. Scott II, 33, of Washington, was charged with simple assault, resisting arrest and harassment after he allegedly punched a 37-year-old woman in the head repeatedly Saturday, state police said. Scott was arraigned before District Judge Mark Wilson. He was place in Washington County jail on $5,000 bond.


Trailer rolls: Ernest Gutierrez of Houston, Texas, escaped injury early Monday when the trailer on his rig rolled over on Johnston Hill Road, Chartiers police said. He was driving north, and when he went around a sharp curve, the trailer rolled on its side. Twelve large gas well valves fell off the trailer. The trailer was righted and reloaded.


Women assaulted: Justin M. Ogrosky, 43, of 935 Thompson Ave., Donora, is charged by borough police with two counts each of simple assault and harassment, court records state. He is accused of pushing his wife, Dana, to the ground and shoving another woman at his residence about 8 a.m. Sunday. He is free on $5,000 bond set by District Judge Mark Wilson.

Man jailed: David W. Terrant, 40, of 301 McKean Ave., Donora, is charged by borough police with four counts of endangering the welfare of children, court records state. He is accused of having children in his house, despite it being condemned for violating local safety codes. He was placed in Washington County jail on $5,000 bond after being arrested Saturday and arraigned before District Judge Mark Wilson.


Burglary arrest: Dominick Joseph Corlazzoli, 25, of 37 Barnard Ave., Marianna, was arrested Tuesday by state police on charges of burglary, criminal trespass and theft for allegedly breaking into a shed March 21 at 531 Fourth St., Marianna. The homeowner noticed a lock was removed. Stolen from the shed were items including a wheelchair battery, nail guns, drill, chain saw, air compressor, fishing pole and a reel. Some of the items were located at a California pawn shop. He was arraigned before District Judge Robert Redlinger and released from Washington County jail after posting $5,000 bond.

Mischief charge: State police said they will charge William Zazado, 43, of Millsboro, with criminal mischief for allegedly breaking a metal door handle and latches, as well as putting a hole in paneling, at a building owned by James Durila at 1925 Railroad St., Marianna. The damage was reported Saturday.


Drug arrest: Jacob E. Druga, 20, of Oakdale, was arrested Friday night by McDonald police on drug charges stemming from a traffic stop on South McDonald Street. Police said Druga was found with two bags of marijuana, rolling papers, a digital scale, two cellphones, an Apple iPad, synthetic urine and $362. He was arraigned before District Judge Mark Wilson on charges of possession and possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and an equipment violation. He was released from Washington County jail after posting $25,000 bond.


Four injured: Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Weavertown Road at the ramp to Interstate 79. Police said the two drivers, Melissa Lauer, 48, of Salem, W.Va., and Brandi McGinnis, 18, of 128 Garden St., Canonsburg, were injured. Also hurt were Leann Lauer, 18, and Keyonne Dupree, 35, both of Salem and passengers in Lauer’s vehicle.

Home burglarized: The Kusturiss residence at 170 Mosier Road was reported burglarized between Wednesday and Friday, North Strabane police said. The rear door was found unlocked. The kitchen was ransacked, and several items were thrown on the floor. An Xbox game console was stolen.

Jewelry stolen: Three bracelets were reported stolen Sunday from Antique Center of Strabane, Route 19, North Strabane police said.


Jewelry stolen: A township resident told police she noticed a ring missing from her residence Friday and bought a safe, township police said. The woman said while she was placing her other jewelry in the safe, she noticed a pair of earrings also were missing. The value of the ring is estimated at $8,000 and the earrings at $5,000, police said the theft occurred in the 200 block of Thomas Road and was reported at 7:05 p.m. Saturday.


Vehicle break-ins: Three unlocked vehicles parked on Sygan Road were entered and items were stolen Friday night into Saturday morning, township police said. Stolen were a laptop and a GPS. The items were recovered over the weekend by Cranberry Township police.


Drug charges: Dustin Keith Fullgraf, 39, of East Pittsburgh, was charged by state police Monday with drug possession and multiple driving violations stemming from an incident Saturday at the intersection of North Main and Chestnut streets. Police said Fullgraf had a spoking pipe in his pocket, and a small amount of crack cocaine, a clear plastic bag and a spoon in his vehicle. Fullgraf also was charged with driving with a suspended license, expired vehicle registration and without proper insurance and inspection. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.

Drug charges: Drew Divelbliss, 25, of 257 North Franklin St., Washington, was arraigned by District Judge Robert Redlinger Monday on drug charges stemming from a March 10 incident at the intersection of Canton Avenue and Fayette Street. Police said Divelbliss had six bags of heroin and two crack rocks in his pocket. Divelbliss was taken to Washington County jail on $10,000 bond.

Assault: Dan Freiberger, 43, reported to city police he was assaulted about 4:40 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Stewart Avenue and East Wheeling Street in what appeared to be a road rage incident. He told police he was almost in an accident with the suspect, who tried to open Freiberger’s vehicle door. Both men stepped outside, and the unidentified suspect, about 30 years old, punched Freiberger multiple times before driving toward Commerce Drive. Freiberger suffered a bloody nose and cut over his eye.

Theft: Logan Langston told city police about 250 feet of welding leads, valued at $1,000, were stolen from the back of his vehicle parked at McAdam Avenue and Tube Alley between midnight and 8:50 a.m. Saturday. Langston said his name is imprinted into the rubber on the welding leads.



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