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Robinson Township Police Charge Three Women for Retail Thefts

Another woman faces charges for DUI in this week's police blotter.

Three women face retail theft charges after separate incidents at stores in Robinson Township.

Linda D. Mitchell, 49, of McKees Rocks faces charges of criminal trespass and retail theft. She is accused of stealing clothing and a coffee maker from Kohl's Department Store on Steubenville Pike.

According to a Robinson Township police report, a Kohl's loss prevention officer observed Mitchell placing items inside her purse and walking out of the store without paying for them on April 13. She fled the store toward Sheetz, where she was apprehended.

Mitchell faces the trespassing charge because she had been banned from all Kohl's stores after signing a trespass agreement with the Kohl's at Century III Mall. No preliminary hearing date has been set.

Javon Angeli Reid, 23, of McKees Rocks faces charges of retail theft, possessing instruments of crime-criminal instruments, false identification to law enforcement and receiving stolen property filed by Robinson Township police. She is accused of stealing two Michael Kors purses valued at $259.98 from the T.J. Maxx at 1600 Park Manor Blvd. on April 11.

According to a police report, she used foil and bags to line her purse in an attempt to deceive the security sensors at the store. She initially gave false identification to police.

Reid faces a preliminary hearing in district court at 10 a.m. on June 11.

In a third incident, Robinson police issued a non-traffic citation to Nancy Kenley, 44, of Beaver Falls on a charge of retail theft-take merchandise. She is accused of taking $52 in makeup and bagels on April 8 from the Giant Eagle on Settlers Ridge Drive.

DUI

Lynn Campbell, 33, of Carnegie faces charges of careless driving, obedience to traffic control devides and two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.

While on patrol April 12, a Robinson Township police officer observed a Jeep Wrangler with rear end damage and a Buick Rendevouz with front-end damage in the 4900 block of Steubenville Pike. The driver of the Wrangler told the officer she was struck from behind while at a red light.

The officer observed that Campbell, the driver of the Buick, had glassy eyes and detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her. A preliminary breath test gave a positive result for alcohol consumption, according to a police report. 

Campbell was taken to Ohio Valley Hospital for a blood alcohol content test. She faces a preliminary hearing before District Judge Carla Swearingen at 10 a.m. June 4.

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