Washington Co. & Mon Valley Police Beat


Drug, disorderly charges: Jacob Lewis Beers, 20, of New Ringgold, Schuylkill County, will be charged by California police with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and disorderly conduct stemming from a March 22 traffic stop on Mechanic Street. Police said they spotted the marijuana in the vehicle during the stop.

False ID charge: Chatera Maurnice Jamison, 27, of Braddock, will be charged by California police with false identification to police and driving under suspension after a March 21 traffic stop on Route 88 at the on-ramp to Toll 43.


Theft, drug charges: Charles Rose, 55, of Cleveland, Ohio, was arrested Monday by Carroll police on charges of retail theft and possession of heroin and paraphernalia after he allegedly stole a drink from Giant Eagle, 1300 Country Club Road. He was arraigned before District Judge Jay Weller and placed in Washington County Jail on $5,000 bond.


House burglarized: Mary Deems of Birch Way in Muse told Cecil police Monday that her home was burglarized over the weekend. She said the burglar entered through a kitchen window and stole $600 from a cabinet and a water jug containing about $200 in coins and bills.

Tools stolen: Timothy Jones of 6000 Elizabeth Lane, Lawrence, told Cecil police Monday that electrician tools valued at $550 were stolen from his unlocked vehicle.


Bar cited: The operators of Blue Diamond, 3149 National Pike, Centerville, was cited Friday by the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for allowing smoking in the premises Jan. 25.


Driver charged: Jessica Lee Harvey, 36, of 260 E. Pike St., Houston, was charged by Chartiers police with driving under the influence of alcohol after a crash Sunday night on West Pike Street at Arnold Hollow Road. Police said she was going east when she failed to negotiate a curve. Her vehicle went off the road and into a ditch. Police said she refused treatment. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.

Items stolen: Scott Griffin of 311 N. Cherry Ave. told Chartiers police Monday that a jar of change and bath towels were stolen from his home.

Crash reported: Lovell Theodore Johnson, 23, of 23 W. Pitt St., Canonsburg, and Anna Newton, 22, no address available, refused treatment after their vehicles collided Sunday afternoon at the intersection of North Shady Avenue and West Pike Street, Chartiers police said.

PFA violation alleged: Homer Pierce, 45, of Weirton, W.Va., was charged Tuesday by Chartiers police with violating a protection-from-abuse order after he allegedly contacted a woman at her Seik Road home last week.


Threats, assault charges: Police responded at 4:15 p.m. March 22 to a report that a 17-year-old boy was threatening his family with a knife at a Park Avenue residence. He was transported to the juvenile detention center in Jefferson County, Ohio, on charges of terroristic threats and simple assault, police said.

Criminal trespass: Police responded Saturday to a report of criminal trespass at a vacant Pleasantview Drive residence, where they found evidence that someone had been living there without permission. The case is under investigation.


Mischief charge: Joshua M. Cole, 37, of 183 Jollick Manor, Washington, was charged with criminal mischief for allegedly scratching the passenger side of a vehicle owned by Joseph Landes. Landes told Washington police he observed Cole lingering by his car while it was parked in the area of 75 E. Maiden St. on March 13. Landes is the ex-boyfriend of Cole’s current girlfriend, police said. The charge will be sent by summons from the office of District Judge Robert Redlinger.

Greene Co. Police Beat


Harassment charges: Leslie Bowden, 52, Leslie Bowden, 22, and Elijah David, 18, all of Jefferson Township, were charged by state police with harassment following an altercation among the three early Tuesday on Washington Street. David and the younger Bowden also were charged with public intoxication.