Washington Co. & Mon Valley Police Beat

CANTON

Charged in crash: Matthew P. Angelone, 41, of New Salem, Fayette County, was charged this week by state police with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, accidents involving injuries, failure to stay in his lane, careless driving, reckless driving and other traffic violations stemming from a two-vehicle crash June 18 on Henderson Avenue at Rangos Lane, Canton. Two people were injured in the crash. The charges were sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.

Drug charges: Deena Marie Hixenbaugh, 32, of 670 1/2 Jefferson Ave., Washington, was charged this week by state police with possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia after she allegedly was found with suspected fentanyl when police responded to a call she overdosed in a bathroom of a bar on Jefferson Avenue in Canton Nov. 3. The charges were sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.

CARROLL

Drug charges: Aaron J. Jewell, 47, of 143 Stonegate Drive, Peters Township, is charged by Carroll Township police with possessing 20 stamp bags of heroin and a syringe loaded with heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia stemming from a traffic stop about 2 p.m. July 22 on Wisebecker Lane, court records show. District Judge Larry Hopkins issued the charges in a summons Tuesday.

CHARTIERS

Driver charged: Nathaniel Lee Namit, 19, of 115 Parker St., Houston, was charged this week by state police with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia stemming from a July 20 traffic stop in the 400 block of McGovern Road, Chartiers. The charges were sent by summons from the office of District Judge David Mark.

FALLOWFIELD

Man jailed: Hirunda Keith Wallace, 39, of 95 Sumner Ave., Washington, is charged by state police with possessing a bag of crack, possession of a small amount of marijuana and tampering with evidence, court records show. Police accuse Wallace of stuffing the crack in the sweatband of his hat during a traffic stop about 8:10 p.m. Aug. 8 on Interstate 70 west. Wallace was placed in Washington County jail on $25,000 bond set Wednesday by District Judge Larry Hopkins.

HOUSTON

Arraigned on drug charges: Robert Walker Jr., 41, of 616-A S. Central Ave., Canonsburg, was arraigned Wednesday before District Judge David Mark on charges of possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness filed by Houston police after he allegedly was found July 28 passed out in a vehicle on First Street. Walker has been in Washington County jail since July 29 on a probation detainer.

McDONALD

Theft alleged: Joshua Skylar Hayes, 19, of 404 Dickson St., Midway, is charged by borough police with theft, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property over allegations he stole a vehicle owned by Julie Miller of Coal Street about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, court records show. Hayes was placed in Washington County jail on $35,000 bond set by District Judge Larry Hopkins.

MORRIS

Man jailed: John David Denman, 47, of 710 Moore Road, South Franklin Township, is charged by state police with strangulation, simple assault and harassment over allegations he choked Lori Sue Allum and grabbed her by the wrists about 11:45 p.m. Tuesday at her residence on Sparta Road, court records show. Denman was placed in Washington County jail on $25,000 bond set by District Judge Larry Hopkins.

SOUTH FRANKLIN

Burglary, trespass charges: Nicholas Lee Shuman, 25, of 110 King Air Circle, South Franklin, was arraigned Monday before District Judge Ethan Ward on charges of burglary, criminal trespass and attempted theft filed by state police after he allegedly entered a shed on a neighbor’s property. A weed trimmer that had been inside the shed was found outside. He was released on $50,000 unsecured bond.

SOUTH STRABANE

Park damaged: South Strabane police said graffiti was painted Tuesday on playground equipment at Driscoll Park, 565 Locust Ave.

WASHINGTON

Tires slashed: Alisha Dulaney of 54 South St. told Washington police Tuesday two tires were slashed on her vehicle while it was parked in the 10 block of Railroad Street.

Window broken: Debrah Thomas of 27 Ridge Ave. told Washington police Tuesday a window at her home was broken by vandals.

Items stolen: Kassie Dillard of 1370 Allison Ave. reported two television sets and a Playstation 3 were stolen from her home Tuesday.

Man charged: John K. Campbell, 43, of 49 Seminole Ave., Washington, will be charged by Washington police with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after allegedly exposing himself to pedestrians and motorists Tuesday in the 100 block of Highland Avenue.

WEST BETHLEHEM

Theft alleged: Tahner Scott Patterson, 22, of 150 Smith Run Road, Amwell Township, is charged by state police with theft, theft from a motor vehicle, unauthorized use of an access device card and driving with a suspended or revoked license, court records show. Police accuse Patterson of stealing four gift cards with a combined value of $200 and two credit cards from a relative who resides on Lone Pine Road May 7. Police said the credit cards were used to make $311 in purchases. Police filed the charges Tuesday before District Judge Curtis Thompson.

Greene Co. Police Beat

WHITELEY

Rollover crash: State police are investigating a rollover crash Monday morning in which the driver left the scene. Police said Andres M. Mijares, 22, of Jasper, Texas, was driving south on Route 19 about 11:30 a.m. when he failed to make a left hand turn and drove into a yard at 2227 Mt. Morris Road in Whiteley Township. The pickup truck rolled over and struck an embankment, police said. Mijares, who police said was not injured in the crash, left the scene.