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September 27, 2012

Police: Reports for Sept. 27


•Accident. A 2003 Chrysler sedan driven by Barbara J. St. Denis of 323 E. Edgewood Ave. hit a Pontiac Grand Am driven by Lisa Heasley of 537 S. Main St., then a phone pole in the 300 block of East Edgewood Avenue around 7:50 p.m. Tuesday. St. Denis told police it was dark and she did not know what happened. Both cars were towed. No injuries were reported.

•Accident. A truck hit a cable wire in the 200 block of East Cherry Street around 2:50 p.m. Tuesday and ripped part of the siding on a house.

•Attempted theft. Someone tried to steal a BMW sedan from the 300 block of East Winter Avenue between 2:30 p.m. Sept. 19 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 20. The steering column was damaged.

•Burglary. Someone broke into a house in the 200 block of North Crawford Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Monday and damaged copper plumbing in the basement. Police said the basement was fillng up with water. A neighbor said he heard glass break around that time but did not see anyone.

•Criminal mischief. A window was broken on a house in the 227 block of Crawford Avenue around 9:45 p.m. Monday.

•Burglary. A flatscreen television was stolen from a home in the 900 block of Dewey Avenue between noon and 5 p.m. Monday.


•Theft. Money and other items were reported stolen from the glove compartment of a car parked in the 1200 block of Route 551 in Little Beaver Township between 10:30 p.m. Monday and 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

•Accident. A truck driven by Paul Copple, 66, of Pulaski hit a tree that had fallen across both lanes of Route 108 in Scott Township around 12:10 a.m. Sunday. His vehicle went through the tree branches. Hew as not injured.

•Burglary. Someone broke into a home on Valley Road in Neshannock Township between 9:40 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. Tuesday and stole jewelry. Anyone who has information about suspicious activity in the Mercer Road and Valley Road area is asked to contact the Neshannock police at (724) 656-9300.


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