NESHANNOCK TOWNSHIP

•Burglary. Someone broke into a home on McKee Crossing between 1 and 4:20 p.m. Monday. Two laptop computers, jewelry and rings were stolen.

•Theft. Several vehicles were broken into overnight Monday to Tuesday on Mitchell Road and items were stolen. In all cases, the cars were left unlocked.

•Accident. Police said Mark Rueberger, 20, of Sharon, was driving east on King’s Chapel Road when his car slid on the wet surface around 12:38 p.m. Friday and hit a tree. He was not injured, police said, and his car was towed. He was charged with driving at an unsafe speed. The Neshannock Township Fire Department assisted at the scene.

STATE

•Accident. State police in Butler said Matthew Dipner, 28, of New Castle, failed to negotiate a curve on Oneida Valley Road in Concord Township, Butler County, around 1:50 p.m. Aug. 15. His car hit a utility pole, then a post with three mailboxes and spun clockwise, hitting a tree. Police said injuries were unknown.

 •Accident. Nicholas Vasko, 19, of Pulaski Township, was driving north on New Bedford-Sharon Road in Pulaski Township around 2:10 a.m. Aug. 16 when his car went off the road, then went across the north and southbound lanes, slid into a cornfield and rolled, police said. Police said Vasko was not injured. He was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.

•Criminal mischief. Someone destroyed a mailbox in the 2100 block of Evergreen Road in Pulaski Township between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Aug. 13.

•Theft. Someone stole a camera and a socket set from two vehicles parked on Eastbrook Road in Hickory Township overnight on Aug. 5 to 6. The  vehicles were unlocked, police said.

•Theft. Several pieces of farm equipment were reported stolen from storage garage at a farm on Carter Road in Washington Township between July 21 and Aug. 11. Anyone who has information is asked to contact state police at (724) 598-2211.

•Accident. Kayla Bagnato, 19, of Gibsonia, was driving north on Route 19 in Slippery Rock Township around 6:40 a.m. Aug. 12 and her car went off the road for about 180 feet, and hit a guide rail, police said. The car spun counterclockwise and stopped in the southbound lane. Bagnato suffered minor injuries, police said. She was cited for driving too fast for conditions. The Slippery Rock Township Volunteer Fire Department assisted at the scene.

•Accident. Andrea Daufen, 56, of Fombell was driving east on River Road in Wayne Township around 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10 and lost control of her car, police said. The vehicle hit an embankment on the north berm and then overturned, then stopped against some trees. She suffered moderate injury and was taken to a hospital, police said. She was cited for driving too fast. Wayne Township, Chewton and Ellwood City fire departments assisted at the scene.

•Accident. Mitchell A. Strong, 26, of New Galilee, was driving north on Paden Road around 9:50 p.m. Aug. 14 when his front tire blew out and his car spun and hit an embankment. Police said he abandoned the car near Kyle Road and it was towed. Police found him at his home and charged him with driving without a license, driving while under suspension, failing to give information and render aid, failure to notify police and damage to unattended property. He was not injured.

•Burglary. Someone broke into a garage at a home on 13th Street in Bessemer between midnight and 10 a.m. Saturday. A GPS unit and loose change were stolen from a vehicle and a 2008 Honda CRF minibike was stolen from inside the garage. Two other cars were entered that had been left unlocked and parked on that street.

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