Wednesday, May 8, 2013
A cement mixer was reported stolen.
A piece of equipment was reported stolen from a Cecil Township construction site this week. Cecil police said that a representative from DB Masonry reported that a cement mixer was taken from the site, located at 1052 Breezewood Drive. Purchased last year, the DB Masonry representative said the cement mixer was valued at $2,700. It was last seen on Friday. No other information was immediately available. Police are investigating.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Police said the theft happened Saturday night.
A Cecil Township man called police on Saturday night to report that a man wearing dark clothing was breaking into a vehicle parked in the lot at Buggy's Auto Body. When police arrived at the shop around 10:39 p.m. Saturday officers noticed there was exterior damage to the vehicle in question—a white Chevy truck. The car radio had been stolen, police said. There was no sign of the thief when officers arrived. Police are investigating.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Police also report vandalism and possible burglary over the weekend in Canonsburg.
Three traffic accidents occurred over the weekend in Canonsburg, including one that injured a motorcyclist. A traffic accident involving a motorcycle and vehicle happened on West Pike Street at the intersection of Hutchinson. According to the police report, the motorcycle was traveling east and went onto the sidewalk to pass several vehicles when it hit a car turning left. The motorcycle driver, Toby Massie of Canonsburg, was ejected and struck the back window of the car, breaking it. Police said he was not wearing a helmet and was transported to Canonsburg General Hospital for treatment. The police report indicated that a hit-and-run accident occurred Friday when a Dodge Ram truck parked on Greenside Avenue was struck by a black pickup …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Canonsburg police are also investigating a theft from a home and a theft from a local business.
Canonsburg police charged a borough man with simple assault and harassment Saturday following an altercation in his Grant Avenue home. Police said James Murray was video arraigned before district Judge Ethan Ward and released Saturday on $25,000 unsecured bond. He is scheduled to appear before district Judge David Mark at 9:15 a.m. March 21 for his preliminary hearing. Thefts reported Christina Louise Louk, of 411 Spruce St., told police on Sunday that someone stole two video game consoles, nine games and a laptop computer from her home. Canonsburg police are investigating. Theft from store reported A representative from the Cricket store on West Pike Street told Canonsburg police Friday afternoon that a thin, light-skinned black male …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Cecil police are also investigating the theft of two quads from a township residence.
Cecil Township police said someone stole a towable light tower from a Range Resources drill site off 38 Swihart road—a piece of equipment that is valued at $10,000. Police said the theft was reported to the department Monday by Mark Wainhart, who is the construction supervisor at the site. The equipment has been missing since Dec. 20. Police said there was no evidence of forced entry at the site. Quads Stolen From Residence Jason D. Teatino told police Monday that someone stole two quads from a secured shed outside his 423 Oriol Drive home. The first quad was described as a 1989 Suzuki Quad Sport 230 that was all-white with a blue front. The second is a 2004 green Arctic Cat 300. The value of the two vehicles was not immediately known.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Cecil police said the incident happened on Nov. 26.
Jacqueline Fisher told Cecil Township police she was in a hurry after working out at the Health Club at Southpointe—so she grabbed her clothes from her locked locker, threw them on and left. It was only after she got home Nov. 26 that she realized she wasn't wearing her engagement or wedding rings. Police said that by the time she called the Health Club, the two rings—valued at $2,000—were nowhere to be found. The engagement ring is described as 14-carat gold with a single round-cut diamond. The wedding band is also 14-carat gold with multiple diamonds. Anyone with information is asked to call Cecil Township police at 724-743-0940.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Canonsburg police are investigating the incident.
Workers at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church in Canonsburg told police four or five bronze vases "come up missing each year." But Monday, Elizabeth Smith told police 13 solid bronze vases were stolen from a row of headstones at St. Patrick Cemetery sometime Sunday night. She told police that each vase is worth about $150. "Each family is responsible to purchase the vases and when families notice they're gone, they will be calling her to replace them," according to a Canonsburg police report. Police said officers checked with Canon Mac Metals, where employees indicated nobody had come in the business to scrap the items. In the meantime, Smith asked for extra patrols in the area. Criminal mischief reported Brad Dami, of 112 Colonial Way, …
Friday, August 19, 2011
A township woman said someone stole her engagement ring and wedding band from her unlocked vehicle.
Cecil Township police want to remind residents to lock their vehicles in the wake of a vehicle theft Thursday of a diamond wedding band and a 2.8-carat engagement ring. Brooke Supernovich, of 127 Vista Drive, told police someone removed the platinum band with diamonds and the round-cut diamond engagement ring from her vehicle sometime Wednesday night. Also taken from the unlocked vehicle was about $16 in change. An unknown amount of change was also taken from a second vehicle parked in her driveway. Criminal mischief reported Richard Robinson told Cecil Township police that someone broke the window of a CAT front loader that was parked on a work site at 1059 Timber Run Drive. Robinson, who is a foreman for Subrick Construction, said about…
Monday, August 1, 2011
Police said the incidents happened over the past weekend.
Cecil Township police are investigating the following incidents: Burglary Reported William L. Green of 380 Swihart Rd. said his Cecil farmhouse-storage building was burglarized sometime during the weekend. At 4:09 p.m. Saturday, Green called township police to report locks were cut on his property, and copper pipes and other metals were missing from the basement of his storage area. Theft Investigated James J. Osella of 216 Cumer Road said metals and rare items were stolen from the detached garage of his Cecil home this weekend. At 2:09 p.m. Sunday, Osella told township police items missing included two, old red-metal gas cans with full, pull handles; five to seven rolls of wiring; copper fittings; and an old, hanging church sanctuary …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
The government alleges he stole $30,000 in Social Security benefit payments.
A North Strabane man has been charged by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh with theft of government property. U. S. Attorney David J. Hickton announced the two-count indictment against Randy A. Swink, 50, of 1425 Racetrack Road. According to the indictment, between December 2005 and February 2009 Swink embezzled and misappropriated about $30,000 in Social Security Child Auxiliary Benefit payments, which were issued by the Social Security Administration for two minors during that time period. The law provides for a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a fine of $500,000,or both. Assistant U.S. Attorney Shaun E. Sweeney is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government. The Office of the Inspector General and the United States Social …