Police Blotter 04-18-2014
Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
April 17, 2014
April 13- A fight involving members of the basketball team was reported at the Abersold Recreation Center. An assistant coach escorted the individuals outside and is handling the incident. No other action was taken by the police department.
April 13 – Police observed Slippery Rock University property in a window at North Hall. The property was confiscated and the incident was referred to judicial.
April 13 – An individual was transported to Butler Medical Center for evaluation following a welfare check at North Hall for a possibly suicidal person. Proper notifications were made regarding the individual.
April 13 – Brennan Lorditch, 19, was issued citations for possession of a small amount of paraphernalia and disorderly conduct for a previous incident.
April 13 – Akosua Nimako, 21, was issued citations for possession of paraphernalia and careless driving for a previous incident.
April 4 – A resident of Grove City Road reported that a smokeless ashtray was stolen from his front porch.
April 5 – Andrew Ragusa of Norriton, Pa. was cited for disorderly house after an officer watched him pick up a sign and throw it into the intersection of Maltby Avenue and South Main Street. Ragusa was also found to be under the influence of alcohol and under the age of 21.
April 5- Timothy Plansinis of West Mifflin, Pa. and Robert Stamm of Butler, Pa. were cited for disorderly house after an incident along Grove City Road. Plansinis and Stamm were both under the influence of alcohol and under the age of 21.
April 5- Samuel Delauter of Thurmont, Md. was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after being stopped along South Main Street. Nathan Karwoski of Butler, Pa. who was a passenger in the vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol while under the age of 21 and cited for underage consumption.
April 7- A resident of New Castle Street reported somebody entered his vehicle while parked in his driveway and stole a phone charger, loose change, a book of checks, Arby’s gift cards and VIP passes to Arby’s.
April 9- Torr Keefer of Duncansville, Pa., Colin McCormick of Finelyville, Pa. and Julien Veltri of Washington, Pa. were cited for disorderly house after an egging incident at Stonecrest Apartments.
April 9- Sarah Meno of Sheffield Lake, Oh. was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after being stopped for a traffic violation along South Main Street.
April 9- A resident of Stonecrest Apartments reported damage to her porch furniture and broken eggs on her porch.
April 10- Megan Browne of Grove City, Pa. was arrested and placed in the Butler County Jail for a PFA violation.
April 11- A hit and run was reported where a full sized, gold Sedan struck a vehicle along North Main Street near the intersection of New Castle Street and drove away.
April 12- Matthew Horvatich of Boardman, Ohio and Dalton Taylor of Youngstown, Ohio were cited for disorderly house after being found urinating behind the Strain Behavioral Science Building. Both were found to be under the influence of alcohol while under the age of 21.
April 12- Miriah Mascetta of New Castle, Pa. and Jenna Williams of New Castle, Pa. were cited for disorderly house after the car they were passengers in was stopped for a traffic violation. Mascetta and Williams were found to be under the influence of alcohol and under the age of 21.
April 14- A resident along Franklin Street reported a burglary. The victim stated that unknown actors broke into his screened porch, smoked some cigars and left.
April 15- An actor attempted to leave Giant Eagle with $363.05 worth of meat, vegetables and fruit without paying for the items and was reported for retail theft. When confronted by the store manager, the actor fled the scene.