Police beat July 29

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CALIFORNIA

Assault, disorderly charges: Cedric D. Jackson, 44, of California, will be charged by California police with simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment stemming from an altercation early Sunday at 243 Second St. He is accused of punching the other man in the face, damaging his eye. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.


Disorderly charge: Kimberly Ann Sachek, 43, of California, will be charged by California police with disorderly conduct after she allegedly yelled profanities and made obscene gestures to motorcycle riders participating in a benefit bike run Saturday afternoon as they rode on Second Street. Police said they learned Sachek had been banned from participating in the run by one of the organizers. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.


CANONSBURG

Money stolen: Richard McConnell of Fredericktown told Canonsburg police Sunday that $200 was stolen from him while he was a patient at Townview Personal Care Home, 300 Barr St.


Cash stolen: Michele Perez of 313 Valley View Terrace told Canonsburg police Friday that $500 was stolen from a dresser drawer in her home.


Threats charge: Thomas Badia, 60, of 411 Spruce St., Canonsburg, was charged Friday by Canonsburg police with terroristic threats and harassment after he allegedly threatened another resident of the apartment building July 21. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.


CANTON

Harassment charge: Kevin Olinger, 55, of Canonsburg, will be charged by state police with harassment for allegedly hitting a 50-year-old woman during a confrontation Wednesday at 160 Charles St., Canton.


Unsworn falsification: John A. Montgomery, 45, of 1020 Findlay St., Washington, was charged Friday by state police with unsworn falsification after he reportedly gave false information on an application to purchase a handgun on Aug. 17, 2012, at Reeves’ Sporting Goods, 1943 W. Chestnut St., Canton. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.


Theft charge: Chad J. Hutchinson, 29, of 2250 1/2 Cornelia St., Washington, was charged with theft Friday by state police after he allegedly stole $150 from the safe while working at Dollar General, 935 Henderson Ave., Canton. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.


ELLSWORTH

Window shot: Alfred Paterini of 21 Hemlock St., Ellsworth, told state police July 21 that vandals used a BB gun to shoot a hole in a second-floor bedroom of his home. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 724-223-5200.


HANOVER

Driver arrested: Samantha Ravotti, 25, of Boardman, Ohio, was arrested Saturday by Hanover police after she allegedly was seen driving at a high speed across a walkway at First Niagara Pavilion. She was arraigned before District Judge David Mark on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, disorderly conduct, reckless driving and careless driving. She was placed in Washington County jail on $2,500 bond.


Privacy invaded: Anthony T. Rodriguez, 31, of Wheeling, W.Va., and Garrett Keirs, 23, of Triadelphia, W.Va., were arrested Saturday by Hanover police on charges of invasion of privacy after allegedly shooting photographs under the skirt of a female patron at First Niagara Pavilion. The two were arraigned before District Judge David Mark and placed in Washington County jail on $250 bonds.


INDEPENDENCE

Light broken: William Bogar, 81 Highland Ave., Independence, told McDonald police Friday a dusk-to-dawn light at the back of his home was broken by vandals.


McDONALD

Suspicious call: A McDonald woman told McDonald police Tuesday that she received a suspicious call from a representative of Lambard Financial Credit Union claiming she owed a $2,000 payment on a Visa credit card. She told police she never had a card. She also contacted the state attorney general’s office.


Computer stolen: Billy Holland of 349 E. Lincoln Ave. told McDonald police Tuesday that a laptop computer was stolen from his apartment.


Gas tank damaged: Paul Mitchell of 125 S. McDonald St. told McDonald police Friday that vandals put a hole in the gasoline tank of his vehicle.


MIDWAY

Faces citations: Troy Allen Phillips, 36, of 322 Kay St., McDonald, will be charged by McDonald police with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct after police said he was found passed out early Saturday on St. John Street in Midway.


NORTH BETHLEHEM

Welding leads stolen: Russell J. Chuey of 104 Letherman Bridge Road, North Bethlehem, told state police Friday copper welding leads were stolen from a welder in his garage.


NORTH STRABANE

Compact discs, other items stolen: Carl Fossum of 213 Pheasant Cove told North Strabane police Thursday that 16 compact discs, a flashlight and a machete were stolen from his vehicle.


Theft, trespass charges: Patricia Duley, 61, of New Salem, was charged last week by state police at The Meadows Casino with theft and criminal trespass. Duley is accused of stealing a $100 blackjack chip that had been dropped by another patron. Police said she also had been banned from the casino because of a previous theft. The charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.


ROBINSON

Warrant service: Tracy Ann Hickey, 34, of 513 Valley St., Robinson, was taken into custody Wednesday on a warrant from Allegheny County. She was released to a deputy from that county and placed in Allegheny County jail.


SOUTH FAYETTE

iPad missing: An iPad was reported stolen from a residence on Allegheny Avenue in Cuddy at 10:45 a.m. July 26, township police said. The iPad was last seen July 1.


SOUTH FRANKLIN

Tools stolen: A representative of Johnston Construction Co. of Kittanning told state police Friday that a storage trailer at a construction site off Old Post Road in South Franklin was entered and tools valued at $4,388 were stolen from a storage box.


SOUTH STRABANE

Retail theft charge: Christopher M. Sterndzki, 26, of 1633 E. Maiden St., South Strabane, was charged Monday by South Strabane police with retail theft after he allegedly stole items valued at $130 from Wal-Mart, Trinity Point. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.


Theft by deception: Daniel B. Reilly, 20, of 669 Buena Vista St., Canton Township, was charged Monday by South Strabane police with theft by deception after he allegedly fraudulently returned items stolen from Wal-Mart, Trinity Point, for a $230 gift card. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.


Computer, GPS stolen: Justin Whipkey, 25, of 256 Washington Road, Waynesburg, was charged Wednesday by South Strabane police with retail theft after he allegedly stole a computer and global-positioning system from Wal-Mart, Trinity Point, the previous day. Charges will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Jay Weller.


WASHINGTON

Assault, burglary charges: Demoreaze Betts, 21, of 680 Broad St., Washington, was arrested Sunday on a warrant on charges filed by Washington police in connection with the July 28, 2013, assault of Vidal Alvarez Herreira at his home at 660 Addison St. Betts and three other men are accused of forcing their way into the Herreira home and assaulting him. Two others waived their case to court, while a warrant has been issued for the other alleged assailant. Betts was arraigned before District Judge David Mark on charges of aggravated assault, burglary and conspiracy. He was placed in Washington County jail on $50,000 bond.


iPhone stolen: Scott Phillips of 385 Taylor Ave. told Washington police Sunday that his iPhone was stolen from his home.


Threat alleged: Evan Hayniewich, 23, of 72 Sumner Ave., Washington, will be charged by Washington police with harassment after he allegedly made a threatening telephone call to his estranged girlfriend early Monday while she was visiting a friend in Maple Terrace.


DUI alleged in crash: Ashlee Smith, 31, of 107 Maple Terrace View, Washington, will be charged by Washington police with driving under the influence of alcohol after police say she crashed her vehicle into a parked car in the 300 block of Glenn Street about 5:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said her blood-alcohol content was more than 2 1/2 times the 0.08 percent limit presumed for intoxication. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.


Tools stolen: Micah Rodden of 1499 Allison Ave. told Washington police Sunday tools including a drill and socket set were stolen from his work truck. He told police he noticed a toolbox in which the items were stored had been pried open. The tools are valued at $2,300, police said.


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