Police beat July 17
Marijuana arrest: James W. Wright Jr., 32, of 17 Fifth St., Vestaburg, was arrested Tuesday by Centerville police after they said they found him growing three suspected marijuana plants at his home. Bags of suspected marijuana also were found in his home, police said. Wright was arraigned before District Judge Curtis Thompson on two counts each of possession and possession with intent to deliver marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. He was placed in Washington County jail on a $15,000 percentage bond.
One injured: A McMurray woman complained of an injury but refused transport following a two-vehicle accident at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday, township police said. Lori Ann Keir, 44, of 160 Lakeview Drive, McMurray, told police she was traveling north on Washington Road and was turning left onto McDowell Lane with what she believed was a green turn arrow when her vehicle collided with another driven by Tara Spiteri, 34, of 115 Third St., Selinsgrove. Spiteri, who was not injured, told police she was driving south on Washington Road and had the green light when Keir pulled in front of her at the intersection.
Water heater stolen: A wall-mounted water heater valued at $2,000 was reported stolen from a construction site on Celebration Circle in the Newbury plan July 8 or 9, township police said. The heater is owned by EcoCraft Homes.
Items stolen: A refrigerator, dishwasher, toilets and faucets were stolen from a house under construction on Farmview Drive in the Berkley Ridge Plan Saturday or Sunday, township police said.
Two injured: Audrey L. Miller, 19, of Bethel Park, and Arthur Nash, 18, of New Eagle, were injured Monday when the vehicle in which they were passengers, driven by Aaron J. Nash, 20, of New Eagle, crashed into mailboxes and a utility pole on Brownsville Road near Gayle Drive in Union. State police said a front-seat passenger reportedly grabbed the steering wheel, causing the vehicle to go out of control.
Drug arrest: Rebecca Garbart, 48, of 1176 Bruce St., Washington, was arrested Tuesday by Washington police after they said they found her with 63 stamp bags of suspected heroin and two chunks of crack packaged for sale at her home. She was arraigned before District Judge Curtis Thompson on charges of possession and possession with intent to deliver crack and heroin and possession of heroin. Garbert was placed in Washington County jail on $50,000 bond.