: Police beat June 26

  • June 25, 2014


Cycle into store: A driver backing up his pickup truck in the Barnes Bros. Motorcycle shop’s parking lot in Canonsburg accidently struck a cycle that then tipped over through a window and into the store Tuesday afternoon, borough police said. Barry Clouston, 56, of Avella, struck the motorcycle with his truck about 2:35 p.m., causing damage to a storefront window, police said. Police did not say if Clouston would be cited or estimate the cost of the damage to the store. No one was injured.


Laptops stolen: Three new black laptops in their boxes were stolen from State Farm Insurance, New Town Center, 1900 Main St., Suite 209, township police said. Each laptop is valued at $1,500. The theft was reported at 11:37 a.m. Tuesday.


DUI charge: State police said they will file driving under the influence charges against James J. Woods III, 40, of Marianna, following a single-car crash on Beeson Avenue in the borough June 19. Police did not say if anyone was injured in the crash.


Gun stolen: A .357 Magnum revolver was reported stolen Tuesday night from an apartment at 118 E. Lincoln Ave. in McDonald, borough police said.


Assault case: Clayton Rush, 20, of 3940 Jefferson Ave., Washington, is charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct in a summons filed Wednesday by township police. He is accused of striking Jeffrey Allison in the head with a skateboard about 7:30 p.m. June 1 at 1041 Gabby Ave., court records state.


Theft case: Joshua Morton, 29, of 735 Woodland Ave., Waynesburg, is charged with theft in a summons filed Wednesday by city police. He is accused of stealing $522 from CVS Pharmacy while he worked at the 175 W. Beau St. store about noon June 6, court records state.

Burglary report: Numerous items were stolen from Andy Briggs in a burglary between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at a residence in the 600 block of Duncan Ave. Police said entry was gained into the residence by breaking a first-floor window.


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