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• Michael D. Woolley, 24, of Matadoras, Pa., was cited for public drunkenness 7:48 p.m. Saturday on Fifth and Liberty streets, police said.

• Kevin E. Bundridge, 22, of Scottsdale was charged with assault on a police officer, obstruction of justice, propulsion of missile onto a roadway and disorderly conduct after he allegedly threw a full can of beer at California University of Pennsylvania officers while they were conducting a traffic stop 10:48 p.m. Saturday, police said.

• Elisha A. Hughes, 19, of Munhall was charged with simple assault, terroristic threats, firearm violations, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct after he allegedly brandished a 9mm pistol and threatened a woman and other people in Vulcan Village 5:11 p.m. Sunday, police said.

Charleroi Regional

• Shawntae M. Smith, 32, of Shady Avenue, Charleroi, was charged with intent to possess a controlled substance, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and traffic violations Oct. 11 following a traffic stop near the intersection of Shady Avenue and Seventh Street after driving with a suspended license, police said.

• Nicole R. Kerlicker, 25, of Matthews Road, Belle Vernon, was charged with use or possession of drug paraphernalia, required financial responsibility and traffic violations Oct. 11 after Washington County 911 dispatch advised police to be on the lookout for a car whose driver allegedly appeared to be intoxicated, police said. Kerlicker was found at a Charleroi gas station. Jessica Benning, 31, of Dairy Road, Charleroi, was charged with use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Benning was the passenger of the vehicle, police said.

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Belle Vernon

• Jaclyn N. Bly, 23, of Adele Road, Pittsburgh, was charged with DUI and several traffic violations Oct. 10 following a one vehicle crash on I-70 near mile marker 35. Police said Bly was traveling in the right lane, exited the right side of the roadway before hitting a guard rail and then an embankment before rolling her car twice, police said.

• Christopher S. Zbyl, 50, of Hillman Street, Bentleyville, was charged with two counts of DUI and several traffic violations Sept. 22 following a one vehicle crash on Bentleyville Road, police said. Zybl allegedly hit a fence and then continued to drive before running into a ditch, police said.


• Tasha Marie Fleming, 25, of Thompson Avenue, Donora, was charged with endangering the welfare of children and possession of drug paraphernalia after police were called to assist Washington County Children and Youth services worker, Tina Crissman, on a welfare/residence check around 7:41 p.m. Friday. While at the residence, police found a glass smoking pipe and silver metal grinder in plain sight sitting by the television in the living room, an affidavit of probable cause states. They also observed a larger glass Patron bottle converted into a marijuana smoking device sitting on a shelf, court records indicate. Police determined that the three small toddlers in the house would have been able to have access to and reach for the items, creating a potential hazard to their health. Crissman requested a walk through to check the remainder of the house and, following the walk through, informed police about several items of drug paraphernalia found in the lower dresser of the master bed room. Officers went upstairs and could clearly see from the hallway three large glass marijuana smoking bongs with residue and water inside of them. Police also located a hypodermic needle laying on the lower dresser as well as an empty stamp bag of heroin labeled “On Fleek,” court records indicate. The items were removed along with an electronic weighing scale and cardboard box containing multiple unknown blue, round pills. Fleming arrived at the residence around 9:10 p.m. and told police the needles belonged to her ex-boyfriend and that the marijuana smoking devices belong to her because she smokes marijuana for bipolar disorder and depression, court records indicate.

Elizabeth Township

• Michael R. Smallwood, 29, of Archer Street, McKeesport, was charged with deceptive or fraudulent business practices and bad checks after the victim, Jose Gonzales, filed a bad check report with township police Oct. 9. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Gonzalez, owner of Jose Construction, was hired by Smallwood of All Seasons Home Improvement to install a roof along Highland Drive. Gonzalez told officers he installed the roof three weeks prior to his report and received a check from Smallwood Oct. 5 for the work that had been done. Gonzalez said he went to his bank and tried to deposit the check, but there was no money in Smallwood’s account. Smallwood currently sits in Allegheny County Jail and faces other charges including theft by deception, receiving stolen property, deceptive or fraudulent business practices, identity theft, home improvement fraud and forgery for allegedly scamming a township couple.

Forward Township

• Stacy Lynn Cain, 31, of 10th Street, Monongahela, was charged with forgery and theft by deception, and Patricia Ann David, 54, of Stout Road, Elrama, was charged with six counts of forgery and one count of theft by deception after the victim, Dolores Anthony, informed police that numerous checks were written from her Key Bank account that she did not write. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Anthony provided police with copies of the fraudulent checks and advised township police chief Travis Stoffer that she was in the hospital and unable to write any checks. One of the checks was written by Cain in the amount of $110, court records indicate. David allegedly wrote six checks that totaled $572.12, the affidavit states. Cain and David stayed at the victim’s residence and wrote the checks after she was admitted to the hospital, police said.


• Daniel Brewer III, 32, of Linden Avenue, Monessen, was arrested on a warrant Sunday at his residence, police said.

• Mary Jo Rock, 51, of Conrad Avenue, North Charleroi, was cited for criminal trespass 11:24 p.m. Sunday on the 1300 block of Summit Avenue, police said. After she was cited by police, she then allegedly called Westmoreland County 911 to report that she was being “wronged by the police,” and that she was calling the mayor in the morning to discuss her situation. The citations were sent via postal summons, police said.

• Scarlett Pitcock, 33, of Fourth Street, Monessen, was cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct after she was allegedly seen walking naked from the waist down about 3:30 a.m. Monday on Sixth Street. After ambulance personnel were called to evaluate her, she allegedly refused to be checked out and began kicking and screaming inside the holding cell, causing an injury to her foot, police said. An officer escorted her in the ambulance to the hospital, where she refused treatment for her injury. After she was discharged, she was brought back to the holding cell until she sobered up, police said.


• Keenay Broughton, 40, of Evans Avenue, McKeesport was arrested and charged with simple assault Oct. 4 following an incident at her home. Broughton allegedly struck Carl King Sr., the father of her 6-year-old son, with a cell phone after he allegedly inquired as to why he couldn’t find her for two days as he tried to determine why their son, whom Broughton allegedly has custody of, was left home alone in days prior, according to police.


• Michael Towler, 28, of Indiana Avenue, Monessen, was charged with retail theft Oct. 2 after allegedly stealing $2,652 worth of merchandise spanning 12 separate occasions at Gabe’s in Rostraver Township, police said.

• Thomas A. Struniak Jr., 18, of Manor Drive, West Newton, was charged with possession of marijuana, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and traffic violations Oct. 6 following a traffic stop on Willowbrook Road, police said.

• Amber C. Jamison, 27, of Cope Road, Perryopolis was charged with use or possession of drug paraphernalia and retail theft Oct. 6 after police police said he was stealing from Shop and Save. Jamison received the same charges Sept. 30 after an incident at Hey Juicy tobacco shop in North Belle Vernon, police said. Jacob J. Martin, 28, of Mudd Pike Run Road, Markleysburg, was also charged with false identification to a law enforcement officer and traffic violations Sept. 30 for his involvement in the incident, police said.

White Oak

• Jerrard Williams, 34, of McKeesport is charged with possession with intent to deliver, possession, prohibited acts, resisting arrest, and driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked after police responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle being seen in the borough around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, according to a Facebook post from the police department. Williams was allegedly in possession of 249 stamp bags of suspected heroin, a small amount of suspected marijuana and $758 in cash, police said.

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