Thursday, April 25, 2013
Shawn Lenehan waived his right to a preliminary hearing before district Judge David Mark on Wednesday.
A Canonsburg man charged with burglary,theft by unlawful taking and possession of drug paraphernalia waived his right to a preliminary hearing and will stand trial. The charges against Shawl Lenehan, 24, stem from an incident April 7 at the Seven Fields convenience store in the borough. According to a criminal affidavit filed by Canonsburg police, Lenehan reportedly entered the store while the clerk and an off-duty state police officer were placing propane the man had just purchased into his car. While the pair were outside the store, “(The off-duty) officer noticed a white male with his hoodie up enter the store and made a mental note that it was odd that the guy had his hood up due to the hot weather.” A few seconds later, the officer …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Joshua Butts waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday afternoon.
A Houston man jailed last week after Canonsburg police charged him with possession of drugs and possession with intent to deliver will stand trial for the alleged offenses. Joshua Butts, 23, on Monday waived his right to a preliminary hearing before district Judge David Mark, who had originally remanded him to the Washington County Jail $25,000 bond, online court records show. But his bail was changed from a monetary to unsecured bond Monday, court records show. Police said Butts sold an undercover police officer several bags of suspected heroin in Valley View Terrace, according to the Observer-Reporter newspaper. Online records show the alleged drug sale took place on Aug. 16.
Friday, October 5, 2012
William Strauch, 49, was remanded to the Washington County Jail on $25,000 bond Thursday.
A South Carolina man is in Washington County Jail after Canonsburg police charged him with a slew crimes—including aggravated indecent assualt of a child. The charges against William Strauch, 49, of Bluffington, S.C., include indecent exposure, three counts of indecent assault of someone younger than 16, two counts of corruption of minors, aggravated indecent assault against someone younger than 13, and three counts of indecent assault against a person younger than 13, according to online court records. While the charges were filed on Aug. 27, and the offenses date back to April 28, 1998, Strauch was arraigned Thursday before district Judge David Mark, who remanded him to the Washington County Jail on $25,000 bond. Strauch was still listed…
Saturday, July 21, 2012
He was charged after an incident in his home Thursday.
A Canonsburg man was remanded to the Washington County Jail on Thursday for simple assault and harassment, online records show. The charges stemmed from an incident at his 533 Park Ave. home, according to district Judge David Mark. Corry Mays was charged by Canonsburg police Thursday and arraigned Friday before district Judge Gary Havelka, who set a bond of $10,000. A preliminary hearing for Mays has been set for 10:45 a.m. Wednesday before Mark. Mays remained in Washington County Jail as of Friday.
Monday, May 14, 2012
The three Houston men are being held in Washington County Jail pending the hearing before District Judge David Mark.
Three men from Houston face preliminary hearings before Magisterial District Judge David W. Mark at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, on charges stemming from a home invasion and standoff in Canonsburg on May 10. Brennan Mitchell Cole, 18; Jovontai Graham, 19; and Brandon Michael Trent, 18, are each charged with two counts of robbery with the threat of immediate serious injury, one count of burglary, two counts of aggravated assault, one count of criminal tresspass—breaking into a structure, one count carrying a firearm without a license, two counts of terroristic threats, one count of theft by unlawful taking—moveable property, and two counts of recklessly endangering another person. Each of the three men is being held in Washington County Jail …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Charges were reduced for a Canonsburg teenager charged with firearms violations.
Charges were reduced on Wednesday for a North Strabane teenager accused of firearms violations following a shooting in Canonsburg last month. District Judge David Mark reduced the charges against Paige Davis, 18, of 120 Cherry St. She was originally charged with with aggravated assault, discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure, firearms not to be carried without a license, possession of a firearm with an altered manufacturer's number, simple assault and reckless endangerment. But on Wednesday, the firearms-related charges were withdrawn, and the aggravated assault charges were changed to conspiracy to commit aggravated assault. Davis waived charges of simple assault and reckless endangerment to court. Her bail was also reduced, …