Washington County Police Beat


Threats alleged: Nathan D. Fosbaugh, 29, of 507 Ketchum Drive, was charged by borough police with terroristic threats following a domestic disturbance at his residence Saturday morning. According to the criminal complaint, Fosbaugh allegedly argued with his girlfriend before telling her, “I should just get my gun and shoot you in the face.” Police said they noticed holes in a wall that appeared to have been punched. They also recovered two pistols from the residence.


Theft: A resident in the 100 block of Pine Avenue reported to township police March 6 that someone stole about $500 worth of tools from his garages.


Assault alleged: John Frank Washlack, 46, of 533 Fourth St., was charged by state police with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct following a domestic disturbance Monday morning at his residence. Police said Washlack was angry the alleged victim was leaving for work about 8:45 a.m. He allegedly threw her into a wall and a door, breaking both the door and the drywall, according to the criminal complaint. He also allegedly threw a wooden coffee table on top of her, the complaint said. Police said the woman had bruises on her arm and a scratch on her wrist. She allegedly told police Washlack has been abusing her for more than a year. Washlack was arraigned Monday morning by District Judge Robert Redlinger and jailed on a $10,000 percentage bond.


Drug charge: Jordan Weygandt, 33, of 804 Wood St., Richeyville, is charged by city police with possessing a small amount of crack and drug paraphernalia stemming from a traffic stop about 5:30 p.m. March 14 at Reed Avenue and McKee Way, court records show. A senior district judge issued the charges Monday in a summons.

Heroin arrest: Maria Renee Molesky, 42, of 319 Market St., Belle Vernon, is charged by city police with possessing five stamp bags of heroin and drug paraphernalia stemming from a traffic stop about 4:30 p.m. March 13 at Pennsylvania Boulevard and State Road, court records show.


Assault alleged: Phi Truong, 22, of 574 Beazell Road, Rostraver Township, is charged by Rostraver police with simple assault, harassment and criminal mischief, court records show. Police accuse Truong of striking Alexia Weaver in the face and pushing her into a wall about 6:25 p.m. Friday in a residence in the 400 block of Todd Manor Drive. He is free on $5,000 unsecured bond set by District Judge Roger F. Eckels.

Fraud alleged: Jonathan Albert Metz, 33, of Pittsburgh, is charged by township police with home improvement fraud and deceptive business practices over allegations he accepted $800 from a resident of the 2000 block of Route 906 for masonry work in April without performing the job, court records show. A senior district judge in Monessen signed a warrant Monday for Metz’s arrest.

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Simple assault charge: Joseph Andrew Phillips Jr., 25, of 174 March Ave., Nemacolin, was charged with simple assault and harassment after Cumberland Township police said he struck a woman in the face multiple times at his home shortly after 7 a.m. Monday. He is being held in the Greene County jail on $5,000 bond.

Domestic dispute: Cumberland Township police charged Mark A. Grooms, 47, of 576 Ceylon Road, Carmichaels, with simple assault and harassment after officers said he pushed a woman down a stairwell about 2:30 a.m. Friday following an alcohol-fueled argument. Grooms is free on $7,500 percentage bond.


Vehicle rammed: State police charged Xavier Ryan Campbell, 22, of 1167 W. Roy Furman Highway, Graysville, with aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment, false statements to police and harassment after troopers said he rammed another vehicle on McClellan Road near Aleppo Road in Richhill Township following an incident Sunday. Police said after he pushed the other vehicle off the road, he approached it with a handgun and opened the door, but immediately left when he saw a child in the car. Campbell is free on $20,000 cash bond.

Single-vehicle crash: Darron L. Jett, 30, of Pittsburgh, was uninjured when state police said he crashed his pickup truck in Richhill Township shortly after 10 p.m. March 12. Jett’s truck struck a tree along Nebo Ridge Road near Durbin Road and rolled onto its roof, police said.

House vandalized: An unknown person damaged the side door of a house on Fry Hill in Richhill Township and took a garbage can and copper piping between Feb. 4 and March 14, state police said.


Street racing: Two drivers are facing numerous charges after Greene Regional police said they were caught racing each other at more than 100 mph on Route 218 in Wayne Township last month. Greene Regional police Chief Zachary Sams said he chased the two vehicles after seeing them speeding early Feb. 19 and weaving into the opposite lanes of traffic as they drove south toward Blacksville. Both vehicles stopped just across the state line in West Virginia, and Sams took the drivers into custody. Cristy Gayle McHenry, 38, of 285 Thomas Run Road, Blacksville, W.Va., and Trevon Lorenzo Stewart, 22, of 1301 Hopewell Ridge Road, Sycamore, were both charged Friday by summons with fleeing police, reckless driving, racing and various traffic citations. Both denied they were racing each other, Sams wrote in court documents.


Terroristic threats: Betty Lou Williams, 48, of 201 W. Elm St., Waynesburg, was charged with terroristic threats after Waynesburg police said she threatened Children and Youth Services staff following a hearing Thursday morning inside the Greene County Courthouse.

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