Washington Co. & Mon Valley Police Beat


House shot: Lucille Moncheck, 619 Western Ave, told Chartiers police Sunday her house was shot with BBs or pellets.


Trespass charges: Leah Cox, 35, of 15 Webb Drive, Washington, and Terri Cox, 55, of 168 Rose Ave., Washington, will each be charged with criminal trespass after they went to Walmart, Trinity Point, Monday after they were banned from the store, South Strabane police said.

Stolen vehicle found: A 1998 Nissan Pathfinder reported stolen by Ronita Singleton, 49 North Ave., Washington, was found Sunday in the lot at Northgate Plaza, South Strabane police said.

Money stolen: Shane Ivery of Washington told South Strabane police Sunday his wallet was stolen while he was at Transition Health Care, 90 Humbert Lane. He later found the wallet but $210 was stolen from it, police said.


Teen faces charges: Steven P. Songer, 19, of 2755 Park Ave., Green Hills Borough, faces drug charges after he was found passed out at the wheel of his vehicle in the lot at 501 Jefferson Ave., Sunday, Washington police said. Police said Songer refused treatment by emergency medical personnel. He also reportedly admitted to police he used cocaine. White powder found in a straw field-tested positive for narcotics. Charges are pending.

Trespass charge: Lester Cole, 50, of Steubenville, Ohio, will be charged by Washington police with criminal trespass after he was found inside 660 Jefferson Ave., Sunday after he was told to stay out of the property.

House burglarized: Nicole Turney, 140 Hart Ave., told Washington police she returned home Saturday to find a man inside her house. She did not go in to confront the suspect, who placed a television and left. She went inside to find her fish tank smashed and a glass kitchen table broken, police said. The investigation is continuing and charges are pending.

Disorderly, drunkenness charges: Phillip Yagnich, 54, of 240 N. College St., Washington, will be charged with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct after he was found lying in a lot in the 700 block of West Chestnut Street Saturday. Police said he refused to leave.

Harassment charges: Tekesha David, 33, of 441 Grove Ave., Washington, and Tiffany Fuller, 43, of 42 Seminole Ave., will each be charged by Washington police with harassment after they allegedly threatened each other Saturday on Hallam Avenue.

Card fraud: Donald E. Cooke of Wellington Avenue told Washington police Saturday that information from his credit card was used to make fraudulent purchases of $213 and $221.

Business burglarized: The owner of Dubtown Ink, 1070 Jefferson Ave., told Washington police Friday his business was burglarized and $3,100 was stolen from a lock box. Police have a suspect and charges are pending.

Motorcycle stolen: Amanda M. Partozoti, 290 Donnan Ave., told Washington police Friday her blue, black and white 1999 Suzuki DR650 motorcycle was stolen from her property.

Greene Co. Police Beat


Criminal Mischief: Nathan Ryan Phillips, a 22-year-old inmate at Greene County jail, was charged Monday by state police with criminal mischief after he allegedly kicked and broke a toilet in the H block of the jail May 21.


Resisting arrest: Justin Gamble, 29, of 148 Chestnut St., Brave, was charged Thursday by Greene County sheriff’s deputies with obstructing administration of law, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after allegedly attempting to run from officers Thursday afternoon. Deputies said they were at Gamble’s residence to serve a warrant for Daniel Gamble, 30, but when they arrived, they saw Justin Gamble run through the house and out the back door, according to the criminal complaint. Deputies said Justin told them he ran because he was on probation and had not paid his fines.