Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Also DUIs, huffing, thefts and other items from the Moon Township police blotter.
Two men from Moon Township are charged in a burglary that took place at a Juniper Drive residence on Aug. 22, 2011. Anthony James Terry, 21, and Alexander Rashad Turner, 23, both of Moon are charged with criminal trespass, burglary, criminal conspiracy and theft by unlawful taking. Additionally, Terry is charged with receiving stolen property. A plasma TV, HDMI cable, laptop computer, smartphone, Tracphone, women's clothing and prescription medication were stolen from the home, according to a police report. Physical evidence from the burglary was sent to the Northern Regional Police AFIS Crime Lab for analysis. A palm print at the scene was identified as Turner's and a warrant for his arrest was served on May 8. He was taken to Allegheny …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Three suspects are seen on tape as alarm sounds.
Moon Township Police Special Investigations Unit is processing forensic evidence located at the scene of a burglary last week at the H. Snyder Steel Corp. at 100 Montour Rd. According to a news release issued by police Chief Leo McCarthy, at 12:17 a.m. May 9, shock sensors tripped an alarm at the company. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the main gates locked and secured. The owner arrived and unlocked the gate for police. The business is located adjacent to the Montour Trail. An in-house video showed three young white males with backpacks at the scene. One attempted to disable a security camera, while another tried to pry open a window. The chief reported the sound of the alarm caused them to flee. Moon police called the …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Police follow leads in Robinson Township that lead to an arrest.
Heidelberg police have filed charges against three people in connection with a burglary in the borough last month. Police said a home in the 200 block of Hogans Way was burglarized on Dec. 11 and various items inside were taken. Police spent the next few weeks investigating, following leads into Pittsburgh, Robinson Township and Houston, PA. They eventually filed charges on Jan. 25 against James Comley, 29, of Heidelberg, Benjamin Jury, 29, of Houston, and David Barton, 26, of Scott Township. The charges include conspiracy, burglary, theft receiving stolen property and possession instruments of crime, among other allegations, police said. Like Robinson-Moon Patch on Facebook.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Brian James Flesher, of Pittsburgh, also is charged in a Moon Township burglary.
A 26-year-old Pittsburgh man charged with burglarizing a McCandless home and stealing jewelry worth thousands of dollars waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge William K. Wagner. Brian James Flesher is charged with felony counts of burglary and theft for the Nov. 26 burglary at a Perrymont Road home. The residents returned home that afternoon to find their rear kitchen door kicked open, according to the criminal complaint. They reported a jewelry box with $3,385 in jewelry was missing, police said. Detectives from Ross Township, Franklin Park Borough and Ohio Township questioned Flesher about a string of burglaries that included crimes in their respective jurisdictions, Lt. Donald J. O'Connor of the …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Moon Township Police blotter for Friday, Dec. 28.
A Monroeville man who Moon Police charged with burglary said he was "looking for a friend" when he stumbled into a woman's apartment at 3:30 a.m. one morning. Police said 20-year-old Joseph Douglas Stoberski walked into a woman's Kris Drive apartment in the early morning of Dec. 22, startling the apartment's residents and prompting the woman's boyfriend to tackle Stoberski in the apartment. Stoberski is also charged with criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and underage drinking in connection to the incident. The woman told police she awoke after 3 a.m. to find a man standing in her bedroom and rifling through her dresser drawer, according to a complaint filed by Moon Officer Weston Wagner. After the man left the …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The man was charged Dec. 5 with stealing a jewelry box.
A Pittsburgh man who police said burglarized a home on Shafer Road waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Coraopolis District Court. Brian Flesher, 26, is charged with burglary, criminal mischief, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after police said he kicked down a door on Shafer Road and stole a jewelry box. The home's owner and her teenage daughter arrived home on Dec. 5 to find Flesher's vehicle parked in their driveway. The teen snapped a photo of the car's license plate, which police used to track him down near his Brighton Heights home. The man fled from Shafer Road following the burglary. Flesher was arrested just 45 minutes after the break-in occurred, said Moon Police Chief Leo McCarthy. He …
Friday, December 7, 2012
A Pittsburgh man has been charged in connection to a Shafer Road burglary.
A Moon Township teenager helped authorities nab a burglary suspect after she snapped a photo of the man's car, police said. Police Chief Leo McCarthy said a woman and her teenage daughter arrived home at about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday and discovered a strange car parked in their Shafer Road driveway. The teen took a photo of the car's license plate. The women said a man then ran from inside the home, carrying a wooden jewelry box, and drove off in the car, McCarthy said. McCarthy said 45 minutes later the burglary suspect, 26-year-old Brian James Flesher, was in police custody. Police traced the license plate number from the photo to the owner of the vehicle's home on Oswald Street in Pittsburgh's Brighton Heights neighborhood. A Moon …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Moon Township Police have charged a former employee of the shop with breaking in to steal scratch-off lottery tickets.
A former employee of the Smoke Stack on University Boulevard broke into the shop repeatedly to steal more than a $1,000 in lottery tickets, police said. Moon Township Police arrested 23-year-old Raymond Forrester, of Oakdale, early Wednesday morning as he was pulling out of the store's parking lot of Carnot Road in a white pick-up truck. Police Chief Leo McCarthy said Forrester left his job at the tobacco products store a month ago, but has since used a security code to access the store 15 times, stealing dozens of lottery tickets valued at $1,100. Officer James Kazmierczak said the store has reported multiple burglaries in recent weeks, but the building showed no signs of forced entry, according to a complaint. The burglaries were …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A former maintenance man is accused of entering apartments in Moon Township to steal prescription medications.
An elderly Moon Township woman said she became suspicious after dozens of her prescribed Vicodin pills seemingly disappeared from the bottle in her Waterford Landing apartment. The woman, who said she infrequently takes the medication, had a prescription for 100 pills filled by pharmacists on Aug. 13. By Aug. 29, just 31 pills were left in the bottle, she said. The woman hesitated to report the missing medication because "you reach a point where people might say it's your age," according to her testimony in Coraopolis District Court. Moon Township Police have charged 57-year-old Richard Jugovich, a former maintenance worker at Waterford Landing, with repeatedly entering her apartment to steal the pills. Jugovich appeared Tuesday in …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The man is also accused of stealing his father's car, according to police records.
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 …