Police beat April 9
Restaurant cited: The operators of Big Fellas Pizza, Deli and Wing Co., 45-47 W. Pike St., Canonsburg, were cited Monday by the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement with harassment stemming from a May 5 incident.
Graffiti painted: William Dvorak of Canonsburg told Canonsburg police Monday that vandals spray painted graffiti on the siding of a duplex he owns at 221-223 S. Central. Paint was also thrown at 223 S. Central.
Assault, Harassment charges: Bobbie Renay David, 42, of Washington, was arrested early Tuesday by state police after she allegedly struck Anthony D. Hague, 49, of Washington, in the head and arm with a frying pan during a confrontation at 307 Elcona Drive, Canton. She was arraigned before District Judge Mark Wilson on charges of simple assault and harassment. She was placed in Washington County jail on $5,000 bond.
Paraphernalia, speeding charges: Joshua James Schultz, 33, of Oakdale, was charged by McDonald police with possession of paraphernalia and speeding after a traffic stop Sunday on West Lincoln Avenue. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of Senior District Judge Jay Dutton.
Wires pulled down: McDonald police and firefighters were called Monday morning to 509 W. Lincoln Ave., for a report of a power line down on a dump truck. West Penn Power crews responded.
Counterfeit money: A counterfeit $50 bill was passed Saturday at the BP station, 1360 W. Chestnut St., North Franklin police said.
Clock stolen: An Ansonia Royal Bonn LaFontaine chime clock owned by Kristi Hotz of Monongahela was stolen last month from the Antique Mall at Washington Crown Center, North Franklin police said.
Burglary attempt: Candace Spears, 31 Trinity Drive, told North Franklin police Sunday that an attempt was made to break into her home. Police said it appears the would-be burglar threw a patio chair against the sliding glass door, shattering it.
Ammunition stolen: Matthew B. Lykins, 29, of 4 Meadow Lane, West Alexander, will be charged by North Franklin police with retail theft after he allegedly tried to steal a box of ammunition from Gander Mountain, Washington Crown Center, on Monday. He was stopped by store security. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.
Shirts, shorts stolen: South Strabane police said clothing valued at more than $12,000 was stolen over the weekend from Hilfiger’s, Tanger Outlets. A man reportedly stole 10 stacks containing a dozen shirts valued at $6,000 on Saturday. On Sunday, polo shirts valued at $4,800 and shorts valued at $1,320 were stolen.
Escape, resisting charges: Anthony P. Young, 38, of Washington, will be charged by state police with escape, resisting arrest and false identification to police after he reportedly ran during a traffic stop early Saturday. He was a passenger in a vehicle stopped on East Maiden Street, Police told him to step out of the vehicle while they tried to determine his identity since he no ID with him. As police ran his name through the computer, he took off. He was caught after a short foot chase. Young reportedly struggled with police who had to use a Taser. He was placed in Washington County jail on a bench warrant from another county.
Theft at church: Money was stolen from a candle donation box between 6 and 7 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, 119 W. Chestnut St., city police said. The box, which was pried open, would have been full of money at the time of the theft, police said.
Burglary report: A box of costume jewelry and $80 were stolen during a break-in between 4 and 11:24 p.m. Monday at a residence in the 100 block of Plumpton Ave., city police said. A basement door was forced open.