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•Driving under the influence. Police said they stopped a vehicle driven by James J. Beeker, 40 of 419 Clen-Moore Blvd. at 11:45 p.m. Dec. 17 on East Washington Street near Cascade Street. They said it was determined he was under the influence and he was arrested. A subsequent test determined Beeker’s blood alcohol count was 0.235 percent, or nearly three times the legal limit.
•Retail theft. Melissa Ann Jones, 31, of 2452 Harlansburg Road and Charley Weir, 29, of 1147 Pin Oak Drive were charged with retail theft in connection with an incident at Giant Eagle on New Butler Road at 4:50 p.m. Dec. 22. They allegedly took merchandise — mainly DVDs and candy — valued at nearly $250.
•Driving under the influence. Police said they stopped a vehicle for violations on State Road near Old Princeton Road at 12:40 a.m. Dec. 23. They said they determined the driver, Lenny J. Staples, 45, of 3582 Copper Road was under the influence of alcohol. Officers said testing revealed his blood-alcohol count was 0.101 percent.
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Latest Update: Rescuers reflect on woman’s drowning
The day ended tragically for a Slippery Rock Township couple who went fishing Tuesday on a private lake. The body of Nancy Ellen List, 26, of 6074 Old Route 422 Extension, was pulled from the lake at 2:25 p.m. yesterday following an all-day search.
Man arrested for suspected drugs
A Grove City man was arrested after police claim they found him in his car injecting himself with suspected drugs.
Rescuers recover woman’s body in lake
Rescue units have recovered the body of a woman last seen last night when her boat capsized. Scott Township fire chief Jack Hitchen said divers recovered the body of Nancy Ellen List, 26, of 6074 Old Route 422 Extension about 2:25 p.m. today.
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Woman charged with littering in state park
A Sewickley woman is accused of littering and possessing marijuana at McConnell’s Mill State Park.
Man facing assault charges
A West Pittsburg man was arrested after he allegedly used a woman’s car without her permission then assaulted her.
Rescue teams search lake for missing woman
Police and water rescue teams this morning resumed searching for a woman last seen Tuesday night when her boat capsized.
Fire destroys garage in North Beaver
A trash fire could have been the cause of a three-car garage fire Monday on McClain Road. Fire Chief Paul Henry of the North Beaver Township Volunteer Fire Department said firemen were called to Highland Meadows Farm in the 500 block of McClain Road at 9:05 p.m. They remained until about midnight.
Woman charged for having baton
A woman arrested on a warrant is facing additional charges for allegedly having an illegal baton in her purse.
Fryer ignites garage fire
Neshannock Township firefighters responded to a call at 905 Fairfield Ave. on Saturday when fire broke out in a garage.
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