Washington Co. & Mon Valley Police Beat


Assault alleged: Chace J. Johnson, 19, of 234 Second St., California, is wanted by borough police on charges of simple assault and harassment over allegations he pushed his mother, Amy Zuzak, against a wall about 3:30 p.m. Thursday at his residence, court records show. District Judge Larry Hopkins signed a warrant Friday for Johnson’s arrest.

Drug charges: Kali Ann Miller, 29, of Holbrook, was charged this week by California police with possession of a controlled substance and violating the borough’s disorderly house ordinance after officers were called to her apartment at 131 Wood St. on Aug. 6 for a medical emergency. The charges were sent by summons from the office of District Judge Joshua Kanalis.


Driver charged: Blake Evan Peyatt, 22, of Winfield Street, Canonsburg, was charged this week by Cecil police with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to notify police of a crash stemming from an Aug. 6 wreck on Morganza Road near Anderson Lane. Police said Peyatt flipped his truck over onto its roof and was found running down Morganza with no shoes. Police said he suffered scratches in the crash, and his blood-alcohol content was almost 1½ times the 0.08 percent limit at which intoxication is presumed. The charges were sent by summons from the office of District Judge Traci McDonald.


Man jailed: Daniel Levi Love Kinney, 21, of 765 W. Otterman St., Greensburg, is charged by borough police with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct over allegations he pushed his girlfriend, Marissa McGowan, and punched her in the mouth about 10:50 p.m. Thursday at 109B Grant St., court records show. Kinney was placed in Westmoreland County jail on $5,000 bond by District Judge Charles Christner.


Drug charges: April J. Clancy, 36, of 524 Lincoln Ave., Charleroi, faces drug charges including possession with intent to deliver, conspiracy to deliver and possession filed by state police Thursday through District Judge Charles Christner’s office. Clancy allegedly sold a state police informant 11 stamp bags purportedly containing heroin in the parking lot of Burger King on Route 51 Jan. 27. State police said they later found the stamp bags to be empty. Nicholas C. Ruozzi, 35, of Perry Township, who allegedly was driving the vehicle Clancy was in, is charged with conspiracy to commit possession with intent to deliver.


Charged in chase: Joshua Logan Dillie, 21, of Claysville, was arrested early Friday by state police after he allegedly led police on a chase that started on Interstate 70 near the south junction with Interstate 79 and ended on Lakeview Drive near Valley Road in South Strabane. Police received a report of an erratic driver. A trooper tried to stop the vehicle, which hit a sign before getting off at the Beau Street interchange. Police said Dillie then turned onto Lakeview and hit a mailbox before stopping. He was arraigned before District Judge Larry Hopkins on charges including driving under the influence of alcohol, fleeing or eluding police, damage to unattended property and several traffic violations. He was placed in Washington County jail on $50,000 bond.


Warrant arrest: Justin Florian, 37, no address available, was placed in Washington County jail Thursday on a bench warrant following an incident in a parking lot on East Wylie Avenue. Police said he was found passed out in a passenger seat of a vehicle. The driver and another passenger also face charges.

Two face charges: Darius Spinks, 23, of 866 Addison St., and Hannah Hopkins, 19, of 704 Regent St., Washington, both face charges after a domestic dispute Thursday morning at his home, Washington police said. Both will be charged with criminal mischief and harassment. She also will be charged with disorderly conduct.

Greene Co. Police Beat


Burglary: Two rifles, two shotguns, a pistol, bayonet and dusk-to-dawn light were stolen from a garage at the home of William Jamison of Greensboro between Aug. 1 and 13, state police said.


Crash: No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash at 10:18 a.m. Thursday on Washington Road. State police said a vehicle traveling south driven Paul Pendo, 54, of Yukon, collided with a vehicle also heading south driven by Devon Garrett, 28, of Waynesburg, when Pendo attempted to turn onto Hemlock Road and failed to see Garrett passing him in the left lane.