A Moon Township man charged with burglarizing a Harvest Court home and driving off in his father's car has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
Michael Williams, 24, appeared yesterday in Coraopolis District Court on charges he broke into a neighbor's home and car on Harvest Court.
Police obtained a warrant for Williams' arrest after he went missing for several days earlier in September, driving off without permission in his father's 2004 Chevrolet Impala.
A formal arraignment on the the charges is set for Nov. 9 in the Allegheny County of Common Pleas.
Police said the man entered the home, located in the Broad Hill Farms residential plan, through an unlocked door in April and stole a gold ring and poker chips valued at several hundred dollars.
On a separete occassion that month, he entered an unlocked vehicle in the neighborhood and removed cash from a wallet.
Moon Police interviewed Williams about the incidents earlier this month. Several days later, he took his father's car, according to police records.
Police said a series of burglaries have been reported in the Harvest Court area dating back to December 2011. The most recent incident was reported on Aug. 18.