Saturday, May 12, 2012
Nothing was reported missing.
After returning home early Wednesday morning, a Canonsburg resident from 537 Ridge Ave. found the glass pane of his exterior door broken, as well as the frame and glass from the basement door. Canonsburg police arrived at the scene and found both doors still bolted and reported that it appeared that no entry was made to the residence. After checking their valuables, the owners said that nothing appeared to be missing. The damage to the door and glass was estimated at $300. Police checked the homes in the immediate neighborhood and did not find any evidence of attempted entry. They will increase patrols in that area. Additional Police Report News: Another possible vandalism case occurred at the All Pro Auto Mall on Hooks Lane where police …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Canonsburg police are investigating what an employee told officers was an "ongoing problem."
Canonsburg police were summoned to the Rest Haven Personal Care Home this week after an employee there told officers that someone who works there has been stealing medication from patients. The employee "stated that this has been an ongoing problem," the police report indicated. The employee said that six to eight hydrocodone tablets were missing Tuesday—telling officers that the person who took the painkillers replaced them with 500mg Tylenol pills. On Monday she said she noticed that 60 mg of morphine was also missing. Police were notified of a similar incident at the personal care home earlier this month. Canonsburg police are investigating, and the state Department of Welfare was notified—which is procedure in these types of cases, the…
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Robert Walker Jr. of Carnegie will be charged with driving under the influence, Canonsburg police said.
Canonsburg police responded to a one-vehicle crash on Adams Avenue near Sarris Candies early Tuesday—with officers discovering the car on its roof but no driver. It was only after the man who owned the car, Robert Walker Jr. of Carnegie, called 911 to report that he had been "jumped" and carjacked outside the Dollar General that police were able to locate him. And that was with the help of dispatchers who used GPS technology to trace his location through his cell phone after he refused to reveal where he was. Police then found him at a friend's house on Franklin Avenue. There, he at one point admitted to the officers that he had crashed the vehicle and then denied it, according to a police report. The report said that Walker refused to …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Canonsburg police are investigating several incidents.
The manager of Rest Haven Personal Care Home, located at 122 Valley Road, on Saturday told Canonsburg police that someone had stolen medication from the facility. The manager told police that while all medications are under lock and key, all staff members have access to them. She said she noted that three Hydrocodone pills were missing earlier in the week but did not report the incident to police until she noticed more missing Saturday. That missing medication included six Hydrocodone pills as well as 12 packs of various medications—ones she said were mostly narcotic pain killers, according to a police report. Police are investigating. Tree Blocked Roadway Canonsburg police were called to 609 Weavertown Road on Sunday morning for a report …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Cecil Township police also responded to a one-vehicle crash with no injuries.
Cecil police said a township woman is facing harassment charges after she allegedly punched a Carnegie man in the eye Monday. Police said Steve Zaleski of Carnegie told officers that he visited 31 Stonecrest to see Kenneth Zarvis when Mandee Zarvis became eranged. Zaleski told officers that when he went to leave, she followed him out and punched him in the eye. Further details regarding the incident were not available. No Injuries in One-Vehicle Crash No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle accident on School Hill and Morganza roads at 7:55 p.m. Monday, Cecil police said. Police said Megan Ross was driving south in the area when she swerved to avoid hitting a deer, missing it but striking a guard rail instead. Ross also struck a …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Canonsburg police are also investigating a report of a missing ring.
Clement F. Kovalovsky, of 352 Oak Bridge Rd., summoned Canonsburg police to the 7-Eleven Parking lot at 535 W. Pike St. to report a hit-and-run incident there just before 7 p.m. Friday. Kovalovsky said the vehicle that struck his appeared to be a silver-colored Pontiac that was being driven by a woman. He was also able to provide a partial license plate number of 4H5 495. Property Damage Reported Laura R. Alvarez, of 147 Smith St. told Canonsburg police early Monday that someone drove through her yard and knocked down a neighbor’s fence. Hit-and-Run Reported Brynn Elizabeth Crow, who has a Pittsburgh address, told Canonsburg police Sunday evening that someone had struck her vehicle as it sat in the parking lot of Sarris Candies. There was …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Two people reported items stolen from their vehicles over the weekend.
Cecil Township police are investigating reports of thefts from two vehicles over the weekend. Jaclyn Thomson, of 1106 Concord Dr. in Lawrence, told police Sunday night that someone had stolen the license plate off her Dodge Neon, which was parked in the driveway of her residence. The license plate number is HTJ2344. Police are also investigating the theft of golf clubs from the vehicle of Edwin Ellis, of 1130 Old Farm Rd, also in Lawrence. Ellis told police Sunday afternoon that someone had stolen the Nike clubs, which were in a black-and-white bag, from the trunk of his unlocked car. The clubs, police said, were valued at $100. Cecil police remind residents to keep their vehicles locked. Anyone with information on the incidents is asked …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Canonsburg police are investigating the following incidents.
A couple found on a table at the Main Pavillion in Town Park after hours Friday will be cited for trespassing, according to a Canonsburg police report. While on patrol in Town Park, an officer discovered James Muoio Jr., 20, of 245 Grove Ave. with a 16-year-old girl at the location. Police remind residents that the park closes at 9:30 p.m. Criminal Mischief Reported John Borda of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 122 N. Central Ave., told police Sunday night that someone had carved, "(Expletive deleted) this place" in the dry wall above a urinal in the bathroom. Possible Counterfeit Bill Seized Police were summoned to the Family Dollar in Canonsburg after a teller there said a $20 bill that was being used to pay for merchandise appeared to be…
Monday, June 6, 2011
The 41-year-old man had been flown to a Pittsburgh hospital last week.
A UPMC Hospital spokeswoman on Monday afternoon said a 41-year-old man who crashed in Cecil on Thursday evening while riding his motorcycle along state Route 980 has been released from the hospital. Cecil Township police Lt. Shawn Bukovinsky said last week that Brian Keith Chase lost control of his blue 2001 Suzuki Intruder while traveling north on the road. Chase was flown to UPMC Presbyterian for treatment, he said. Bukovinsky said alcohol may have been involved and that police are still investigating.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Canonsburg police are investigating several incidents from over the weekend.
Phillip David Welch told Canonsburg police on Sunday that someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stolen tools that were in a case there. Welch, of 217 Belmont Ave., reported that a screw gun and impact gun worth $250 were taken. Purse Stolen Pauline Paris told police on Sunday that someone entered her unlocked vehicle and stole her Gucci purse—which contained her credit cards and $50. Paris, of 9 W. Pitt St., told police the theft likely occurred sometime after 8 p.m. Saturday. Fight reported Canonsburg police were summoned to 367 Euclid Ave. early Saturday for a report that 15 people were brawling there. When police arrived, a witness said the fight was over and everyone had gone home. Accident Reported; Charges Pending Police on …