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 9, 2013
Also burglaries and an assault incident in police blotter.
Moon Township police filed charges in three recent DUI cases: Assault Burglaries Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Many citations, warnings also issued last weekend.
The West Hills DUI Task Force officers made seven arrests for driving under the influence while conducting a DUI roving patrol on May 4. The operation ran from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. During that time, officers also stopped 58 cars, and issued 16 citations and 45 warnings. Officers from Robinson, Moon, Findlay, North Fayette and Ohio townships; and Bellevue and Coraopolis boroughs took part in the operation. Last month, the task force made eight arrests on a variety of charges—and issued 15 citations and 43 warnings—while conducting a DUI roving patrol on April 12-13. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Police handled two marijuana-related cases and one paraphernalia posession/assault case.
Three people face drug-related charges after separate incidents handled by Moon Township police. ___________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Get our email newsletter
Monday, April 22, 2013
A fight and hit-and-run accident among other items handled by police last week.
Moon Township police filed charges of driving under the influence against several people last week. In other police news: Assault charges Eric D. Barbee, 30 of Moon Township faces charges of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct after he was involved in a fight in the McDonald's parking lot. After getting a call about the fight, police found Barbee walking up Carnot Road. According to a police report, he was winded, sweaty and agitated. Barbee told police he argued with a man about $40 Barbee had loaned to the man's girlfriend. However, the man denied that Barbee was owed any money. Hit-and-run accident Scott Alan Wilfong, 40, of Baden faces a preliminary hearing at 9:30 a.m. on June 4 in district court on charges of accidents …
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
Friday, April 12, 2013
A trailer believed to have been stolen from a Moon Township home is recovered.
Police in Moon Township recovered a stolen trailer with the help of the ex-girlfriend of the man accused of stealing it. David Lewandowski, 32, of Sewickley, is charged with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief in connection to the theft of a trailer from a Moon Clinton Road home. A homeowner on the street told police in 2011 that his trailer was stolen from his yard. In February 2012, a woman contacted him to say that her ex-boyfriend, who was recently charged with burglary in Ohio Township, may have taken the trailer. Police said the woman lead them to a shed on her property in Sewickley, where they recovered the trailer, believed to have been taken by Lewandowski. A preliminary hearing is …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
A contractor is also detained at the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township on drug charges, police say.
Air Force Security Forces detained a contractor from Irwin on drug charges after he attempted to bring marijuana onto the 911th Airlift Wing, according to police. Joshua Logan, 37, was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana on the morning of April 4 at the Moon Township Air Reserve station. Logan, a commercial contractor hired for work on the base, was carrying marijuana seeds and a roach in his truck, according to a criminal complaint filed by Moon Officer Judith DeAngelis. Security at the base stopped Logan's vehicle for a routine search after he entered the grounds, when they discovered the marijuana. All vehicles are subject to searches on military installations. Moon Township…
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Police have charged a 22-year-old Moon Township man with attempting to break into vehicles.
Police in Moon Township tracked a series of boot prints left in freshly fallen snow to a man suspected of attempting to break into several vehicles in the Amherst Acres neighborhood. Eric Lingenfelter, 22, of Moon, has been charged with 37 counts of criminal attempt, in addition to prowling at night time and theft from a motor vehicle. A resident of Greenlea Drive reported to police that he saw fresh footprints in the snow outside of his home just before 6 a.m. March 25. Along the road, police observed a series of footprints leading from house to house in the neighborhood. The footprints approached cars parked outdoors at nearly 40 residences within the Amherst plan. Officer Brian Buydasz said the footprints bore a distinctive cross …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Police found a man passed out in a Mooncrest home, neglecting a 4-year-old in his care, according to court records.
A Moon Township man discovered drunk and sleeping while a four-year-old girl in his care was unattended in a bathtub will stand trial on charges of child endangerment. Peter Weaver, 31, is accused of neglecting the child on March 21, when a bus driver reported to police that he could not drop off a 7-year-old girl at the home because no one answered the door. The bus driver said he could see a small child running in the home, but no one answered the door. When police arrived at the Oak Drive home, they found the 4-year-old, crying, naked and soiled, sitting inside an empty bathtub. Weaver was sleeping in his underwear in another room. It took police several attempts to wake him. The children's mother left them in Weaver's care that day, …