Police beat April 12
Car rolls over: Adam Haney, 23, of Dilliner, escaped injury early Friday when his car went off southbound Interstate 79 south of the Lone Pine exit, Amwell, hit an embankment and rolled over, state police said. He will be cited with failure to drive at a safe speed.
Intimidation, harassment charges: Michael J. Steele, 45, of 1231/2 E. College St., Canonsburg, was charged Tuesday by Canonsburg police with intimidation of witnesses and harassment. He is accused of making threats to a witness in an ongoing case. Police said he also scratched himself and then sprayed blood on the walls of the apartment building where both he and the witness reside. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Assault, harassment charges: Faasauvale Sele, 19, of 101 Valley View Terrace, Canonsburg, was charged Tuesday by Canonsburg police with simple assault and harassment for allegedly hitting Julia Maga in the face during a Sept. 7 confrontation. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Theft charge: Toby Massie, 45, of 8 Virginia Lane, Canonsburg, was charged Tuesday by Canonsburg police with theft for allegedly going behind the bar at Handle Bar and Grille, 342 W. Pike St., Sept. 8 and stealing $15. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Mischief, harassment charges: Margaret Humbert, 44, of 290 W. College St., Canonsburg, was charged Tuesday by Canonsburg police with criminal mischief and harassment for allegedly breaking a cellphone owned by Jose Luis Hernandez during an incident Nov. 2 on Hutchinson Avenue. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Drug charges: Zachary B. Leininger, 26, of 22 E. Pitt St., Canonsburg, was charged Wednesday by Canonsburg police with possession of heroin and paraphernalia. Police said they were called to his home after he apparently overdosed on the drug Jan. 10. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Disorderly, drunkenness charges: Brandon Lemley, 35, of Carmichaels, will be charged by state police with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct for allegedly trying to enter a home that was not his in the area of Dorothy and Monterrey avenues, Canton, Wednesday night. Police also said he was belligerent when officers tried to take him into custody. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Drug charges: Denise Deery, 46, of Coraopolis, was charged Monday by Cecil police with possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license stemming from an April 3 stop on Windcrest Drive. Police said she was in possession of Clonezapam. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of Senior District Judge Jay Dutton.
Females charged in fight: Marquise E. Quinn, 19, of 721 Eighth St., Charleroi, is charged in a summons filed Friday by Charleroi Regional police with simple assault, harassment, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief over accusation she and a 16-year-old Charleroi girl engaged in a fight about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in a parking lot in the 500 block of Fallowfield Avenue, court records show. The 16-year-old girl faces the same charges in a juvenile petition.
Vehicle damaged: Geary Shipley Jr., 53, and Kymberly A. Shipley, 52, both of 335 Washington Ave., Charleroi, are charged in summons filed Friday by Charleroi Regional police with harassment and criminal mischief over accusations they caused $3,260 in damages by scratching a car parked in the 200 block of Washington Avenue about 3 p.m. March 27, court records show.
Theft charge: Damien McIntyre, 35, of 473 Cleveland Road, North Franklin Township, was charged Wednesday by Chartiers police with theft after he allegedly stole a purse from Danielle West at Chartiers-Houston High School March 15. The purse, minus $201, was found in a dumpster outside a Washington convenience store. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Assault charge: Jeremy Lee, 26, of 660 Maryland Ave., Washington, was charged Wednesday by Chartiers police with simple assault for allegedly hitting Jessica Schmidt March 16 while she was at a friend’s house at 667 N. Main St. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.
Driver injured: Dana Harchelroad, 20, of Monongahela, was injured Thursday in a crash on Route 40 near Highland Street, Donegal. State police said Harchelroad was driving west about 6:45 p.m. when an eastbound vehicle crossed into her lane, causing her to swerve into guardrails. The eastbound vehicle did not stop. Harchelroad was taken to Washington Hospital for treatment. She will be charged with driving without a license.
Hit-and-run crash: McDonald police are looking for the driver of a white flat-bed truck that struck a parked vehicle owned by Heather Lynne Walker outside her home at 201 Third St. April 5. Anyone with information is asked to call McDonald police at 724-926-2105.
Receiving charge: Lorena Marie Craig, 29, of 640 Moore Road, South Franklin Township, was charged Thursday by Mt. Pleasant police with receiving stolen property for allegedly selling tools reported stolen from the MarkWest plant at Sabo and Westland roads at a pawn shop in February. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of Senior District Judge Jay Dutton.
Theft: Once an investigation is complete, police expect to file theft charges against a man who was a client of Mancan, 1039 Waterdam Plaza Road. Police said the man, whose name will not be released until charges are filed, fraudulently obtained $1,239 in pay by forging the signature of his boss at the staffing company. Police said the incident occurred last fall.
Road rage incident: McDonald police alerted Smith police to an incident of road rage after it was determined it happened in that township April 5. A McDonald woman told police she was driving on Bulger-Candor Road near Second Street about 12:20 p.m. when a newer white Dodge pickup truck pulled out in front of her. The truck was going very slowly. She said the driver pulled over and then pointed a handgun at her. The driver was a white man, 55 to 75 years old. He had a medium build and wore framed eyeglasses.
Burglary: A woman reported to city police that items were stolen from her residence in the 100 block of Plumpton Avenue. She believes a burglar entered her building through a window between April 2 and April 4.
Vandalism: A man told city police he witnessed a boy jumping on his car about 3:30 p.m. Thursday on the 100 block of Orchard Avenue. The boy ran toward North Franklin Street.
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