Washington Co. & Mon Valley Police Beat


Driver charged: Nicholas Swart, 28, of Washington, is charged with several traffic violations after crashing his vehicle into a parked car in the 200 block of Lacock Street, Canton, early Tuesday. State police said he was going north when he hit the parked car and fled. He was charged with damage to unattended vehicles, failure to stay in his lane and not having insurance.

Harassment alleged: Joyce E. Schott of Washington will be charged with harassment after she allegedly entered the home of Kristen Kropiewnicki on Lacock Street, Canton, on Dec. 4 after being told not to go there, state police said. Schott also reportedly made harassing telephone calls to the Canton woman.

Greene Co. Police Beat


ATV stolen: A side-by-side all-terrain vehicle was stolen Oct. 18 from a home at 552 Taylortown Road in Dunkard Township, state police said. Police said the victim came home and caught the 39-year-old man in the act, although investigators did not identify the suspect or say whether he will face charges.