Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Police also cited two people for underage drinking during the five-hour DUI roving patrol on April 12.
The West Hills DUI Task Force made eight arrests on a variety of charges—and issued 15 citations and 43 warnings—while conducting a DUI roving patrol from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. on April 12-13. According to Moon Township Police Sgt. Douglas Ogden, the West Hills DUI Task Force program coordinator: Eight officers took part in the operation. The officers were from Moon, Kennedy and Ohio townships; and Avalon, Coraopolis, Edgeworth, Leetsdale and Sewickley boroughs. ____________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Get our email newsletter
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A former Moon Township woman's non-jury trial has been postponed until May.
Update: Smallis' non-jury trial has been rescheduled for May 6. A woman is slated to go to non-jury trial today on charges she used her children to help her sell drugs from her Moon Township home. Pamela Smallis, 49, who formerly resided in Moon but now lives in Oakdale, is charged with dozens of counts of drug possession with intent to deliver and endangering the welfare of children, stemming from a series of drug sales monitored by Moon Police in 2011. In a criminal complaint, police said Smallis met with police informants to sell them marijuana and narcotics on five occasions in 2011. They said she frequently brought her children along with her while she made drug sales. Smallis arranged for informants to come to her home on …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Moon Township mother and son will face hearings in Coraopolis District Court in July.
The preliminary hearing for a Moon Township woman and former daycare worker accused of using her children to sell drugs has been postponed until July. Pamela Smallis, 48, will appear July 24 in Coraopolis District Court for a preliminary hearing, according to court records. Her hearing slated for Tuesday was postponed. Smallis was charged April 19 with child endangerment and possession with intent to deliver drugs following a months-long Moon Police investigation. Police said Smallis on one occasion used her children to sell drugs out of her Stocker Drive home. One of her children, who is a minor, sold prescription drugs and marijuana to undercover police informants, according to a police statement. Smallis' 19-year-old son Richard is …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Take a look back at Patch's most trafficked and talked about stories for the week of April 30.
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Sunday, May 6, 2012
Click through the list below to view a few of Moon Patch's most-viewed articles for the week of April 30, listed in no particular order. Former Cops Sentenced in Moon Prostitution Sting Goddard School for Early Childhood Development to Open in Moon Township Tractor Trailer Crash Injures One Driver, Dumps Metal Off University Boulevard Sound Off: Pay to Participate in Moon Area Sports? Feds Disrupt Tex-Mex Cocaine Pipeline in Pittsburgh
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Moon Township Police blotter for Tuesday, March 27
Moon Township Police made the following recent arrests in the township and responded to the following incidents. Each item is a reflection of police records and does not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Moon Police said an ill 6-week-old infant and 2-year-old boy were present while their mother injected drugs.
An infant hooked to a sleep apnea monitor and his 2-year-old brother were found in the backseat of a vehicle while their mother injected drugs, according to Moon Police reports. Police said they found Melissa Hedrick, 36, and Ellis Hedrick, 24, both of West Virginia, injecting themselves with needles at 2 p.m. Feb. 28 while sitting in a car parked in front of Vocelli's Pizza on Beaver Grade Road. It is unclear how the Hedricks' are related. Melissa Hedrick's two young children, a 6-week-old infant boy and a toddler, sat in the backseat of the car, within easy reach of needles and other drug paraphernalia, according to police reports. The infant, who Melissa Hedrick said was born prematurely, was hooked to a monitor for sleep apnea. …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Moon Police blotter for Thursday, Feb. 23.
A Clinton man has been charged with claiming to be a Pennsylvania State Constable after he was caught shoplifting at Super Kmart on Market Place Boulevard. Benjamin Sites, 26, was charged with retail theft and impersonating a public servant after police said he told Kmart management last month to "show him some professional courtesy" because he was a state constable, according to police records. Store employees stopped Sites when they saw him attempting to remove tags from a jacket while leaving the store. Sites told store management that he was a state constable, but could not produce a badge or identification. He instead showed staff his permit to carry a concealed firearm. Police said they could find no record of Sites ever being …