Crash: A Texas man was injured in a crash Friday night on Miller Road. State police said Jimmy D. White, 63, of Dallas, was traveling south just after 9 p.m. when his truck went off the road and rolled over. Police said White was treated at WHS-Greene hospital.
Assault charge: Eric Jason Carter, 45, of 506 E. George St., Carmichaels, was charged by township police with simple assault and harassment after he allegedly struck his girlfriend and shoved her down steps Saturday night at their residence. Police said the assault happened about 11:30 p.m., after which the girlfriend was taken by ambulance to Uniontown Hospital for evaluation.
Crash: A Carmichaels man suffered minor injuries in a crash on McNay Hill Road last week. State police said Matthew D. Eckert, 33, was treated by EMS Southwest after he crashed his pickup truck about 4:12 p.m. May 22. Police said Eckert was traveling south when his vehicle left the roadway, traveling 20 feet over an embankment and striking a tree.
Assault charge: Wayne Franklin Goodson, 25, of 114 Long St., Rices Landing, was charged by state police with simple assault and harassment following a domestic disturbance last week at his residence. Police said that about 3 p.m. May 23, Goodson allegedly kicked his girlfriend in the face, shoved her face into the wall and shoved her into a closet.
Drug charges: Johnny Matthew Anderson, 33, of Rock Cave, W.Va., was charged by state police with possession of drug paraphernalia and retail theft following an incident in March at the Huddle House, 106 Gas Company Road. Police said Anderson was there March 29, looking for someone to give him gas money. Police said a store manager saw on video surveillance that Anderson had stolen food items from the shop. Police said Anderson had a can of Endust cleaner with a straw stuck in it. Anderson allegedly told police that he used the cleaner to get high.
Assault charge: Caitlyn Elizabeth Liggett, 26, of 1 Wheeling Creek Road, Wind Ridge, was charged by state police with simple assault and harassment following a domestic disturbance at her residence last week. Police said that about 10:25 p.m. May 24, Liggett allegedly punched her boyfriend several times, grabbed him by his facial hair and bit his arm.
Drug charges: A Rochester, N.Y., man was charged by state police with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence and five summary traffic offenses following a traffic stop on Interstate 79 in April. Police said that when they pulled over Devon Lamar Walker, 30, for traffic violations, they discovered a container of marijuana in his vehicle.
Assault charge: James F. Randolph, 27, of 155 E. High St., Waynesburg, was charged by borough police with simple assault and harassment following a domestic disturbance at his residence last week. Police said about 5:45 p.m. May 23, Randolph allegedly fought with his fiancee, threatening to “open her face up across the floor,” according to the criminal complaint. Police said Randolph allegedly punched the woman in the jaw before headbutting her, causing her to fall to the floor. The woman told police that Randolph then punched her in the stomach while she was lying on the floor.
Assault charge: Benjamin A. Kiger, 44, of 400 E. Franklin St., Waynesburg, was charged by borough police with simple assault, harassment and defiant trespass following a domestic disturbance at his residence Monday afternoon. Police said Kiger allegedly kicked Loretta Rutan. Police said Kiger is not allowed at the residence and has been told to leave in the past. Kiger allegedly told police that he pushed Rutan because she knocked over his last beer.
Hindering apprehension charge: Teresa Marie Jones, 49, of 142 Kuhn Hill Road, Wind Ridge, was charged by state police with hindering apprehension after she allegedly gave them false information about the whereabouts of her son Briar Jones. Police said they were executing a felony warrant on Briar Jones May 14 at his Waynesburg residence when Teresa Jones called them and told them that neither her son nor his family were home. Police said they saw a small child in the window of the house, so they executed the search warrant anyway. They said Briar Jones and his family were inside.