Theft arrest: John Anthony Loulis, 27, of 625 Liberty Ave., Charleroi, was arrested on a warrant obtained by California police charging him with theft and receiving stolen property. He is accused in the July 5 theft of his father’s credit card and the use of the card to make purchases. Loulis was arraigned Monday before District Judge Gary Havelka and released on $5,000 unsecured bond.
Thefts reported: Michael Donas, who owns MJ Donas Landscaping, and Edward Spoharski both reported the theft of items from property in the 300 block of Valley Road Friday, Canonsburg police said. Donas reported a cut-off saw and three hedge trimmers stolen. The value of those is $2,250. Spoharski reported items valued at $1,440 stolen, including a weed trimmer and hedge trimmer.
Marquee damaged: The owner of D’Angelo Funeral Home, 194 E. College St., told Canonsburg police Sunday the glass was broken on the marquee in front of the funeral home.
Assault: State police said they obtained an arrest warrant for a man suspected of striking another person in the head with a glass bottle early Saturday on Greene Street.
Charged in theft: Victor Tuscan Pennix, 45, of Pittsburgh, was charged last week by Cecil police with theft, theft by deception, theft by failure to make required disposition of funds and forgery after he allegedly stole checks from T&R Properties, Eagle Pointe Drive, between June and July. The charges were sent by summons from the office of District Judge Traci McDonald.
Girlfriend arrested: Christa Lynn Mingone, 28, of 120 Marshall Ave., Meadow Lands, was arrested early Sunday by Chartiers police on charges of simple assault and harassment after she allegedly shoved, slapped and punched her boyfriend during a confrontation at their home. When police arrived, they said she had locked him out of the house. She was arraigned before District Judge Traci McDonald and released on $15,000 unsecured bond.
Warrant arrest: James Henry Pressley, 33, of 342 Jefferson Ave., Washington, was taken into custody over the weekend on a warrant obtained by McDonald police charging him with terroristic threats. He is accused of threatening to harm his brother during a confrontation at the brother’s home on Miller Street in the Allegheny County portion of the borough. The warrant was issued by District Judge Anthony Saveikis. Pressley was placed in Washington County jail pending his transfer to Allegheny County for arraignment.
Drug case: Devin Whitlock, 54, of 440 Reed Ave., Monessen, is charged by city police with drug possession with intent to deliver, drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, court records show. Police said a June 26 search of his residence produced 20 stamp bags of heroin and $1,000. The charges were sent last week in a summons.
Assault alleged: Jamarah S. Allen, 19, of 812 Somerset St., Monessen, is charged by city police with simple assault and criminal mischief, court records show. Police accuse Allen and an unidentified juvenile of punching and kicking a Monessen High School student in a classroom about 1:30 p.m. June 4. The charges were mailed Thursday in a summons to Allen.
Two DUI arrests: North Strabane police made a drunken driving arrest early Saturday while on their way to Washington County jail with another driver suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol who was arrested late Friday. Police were taking Parnell Hudson, 56, of Pineville, La., to jail for arraignment. The officers were headed south on Route 19 when they said they spotted William Huneycutt, 30, of Columbia, S.C., turn from Racetrack Road and head north in the southbound lanes of Route 19. He also was taken into custody. Both men were arraigned before District Judge Traci McDonald. Hudson was released on $15,000 unsecured bond while Huneycutt is free on $10,000 unsecured bond.
Tees damaged: An employee at Pomykala’s Driving Range, 1250 Locust Ave., told South Strabane police Friday 11 golf tees were damaged on the property in recent weeks. A red vehicle had been seen on the property.
Burglary arrest: Kevin Bruce, 41, whose last known address was Fayette Street, Washington, was arraigned Friday before District Judge Traci McDonald on a warrant obtained by Washington police charging him with burglary, criminal trespass and possession of paraphernalia after he allegedly was found March 24, 2017, inside a vacant apartment in the 500 block of West Chestnut Street.
Drug warrant arrest: Isaiah Pitts-Wallace, 21, of 176 May Ave., Washington was arraigned Saturday before District Judge Traci McDonald on a warrant obtained by the Washington County Drug Task Force charging him with possession and possession with intent to deliver heroin and crack after he allegedly sold the drugs Sept. 21, 2016, to a confidential informant in the 700 block of Addison Street, Washington. He was released from Washington County jail after posting $20,000 bond.
Man charged: State police charged Marlous L. Johnson, 32, of May Avenue with drug possession, possession of a small amount of marijuana, flight and disorderly conduct Wednesday in connection with an incident a week earlier outside the BP station near Henderson and Jefferson avenues. Charges were filed by summons at District Judge Robert Redlinger’s office.
Harassment alleged: Kenneth L. Post, 42, of 659 Henderson Ave., Washington, will be charged by Washington police with harassment after he allegedly struck his neighbor Saturday during an argument.
Window damaged: Laura Wilson told Washington police Sunday the passenger-side window of her vehicle was damaged while the vehicle was parked behind her apartment building in the 400 block of Wilson Avenue.
Break-in attempt: Washington police said an attempt was made early Saturday to break into the outdoor kitchen behind the Bradford House, 175 S. Main St. A padlock on the door was broken.
Driver flees: Washington police are looking for a driver who fled Friday as an officer tried to stop him for going through a stop sign on Duncan Avenue at Clark Avenue. The pursuit continued through the Tylerdale area and onto Interstate 70 before the driver got off at the Jessop Place interchange. The driver then sped through the West End area before city police broke off the chase. Troopers continued the pursuit before losing the driver. The owner of the vehicle reported it stolen. City police said the driver went through 26 stop signs.
Driver faces charges: Jerrell D. Markovich, 35, of 280 E. Prospect Ave., Washington, will be charged by Washington police with DUI of alcohol after he allegedly fled after crashing into the rear of another vehicle Sunday night at South College and East Maiden streets. Police said they found him a short time later on the porch of his home, and his blood-alcohol content was almost 2 ½ times the 0.08 percent limit at which intoxication is presumed.
Home entered: A Belle Vernon man told Washington police Friday he went to work on a house at 320 Locust Ave. that is owned by his employer’s company and discovered the back door had been forced open. He found a man sleeping inside the house. The man fled when confronted.
Television stolen: Carolyn Rose told Washington police Friday her flat-screen television was stolen from her home in the 100 block of Gibson Avenue. She told police she had not been inside her residence for several months because of health issues.
Fryer stolen: Charles Adams of Washington Arbors told Washington police Friday a turkey fryer was stolen from a party room at the building.
Man assaulted: A 40-year-old Washington man told Washington police he was assaulted by a roommate inside his apartment in the 400 block of East Maiden Street. He told police he was pushed and hit his head on a toilet. His attacker also allegedly grabbed him by the throat. The alleged victim was taken to Washington Hospital for treatment. Charges are pending.