Saturday, February 16, 2013
Where does Santa live? A dorm room? I think not.
The moral of the story is: If you want a blow-up Santa in your dorm room, go out and buy one. A former La Roche student found out the hard way that doing otherwise can cost you $447. The young man, who was 18 at the time of the incident in December, appeared Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge William K. Wagner on a misdemeanor charge of receiving stolen property after a stolen blow-up Santa was found in his dorm room. The commonwealth reduced the charge to a summary count of disorderly conduct, and the judge imposed a $300 fine plus $147 in court costs. Here's what the criminal complaint filed by police has to say about the incident: It all started late Dec. 4 when another student (we'll call him Grinch) came to the room of this …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Break-ins occurred in McCandless, Franklin Park, Ross, Pine, Ohio and Moon townships.
When Brian Flesher met with police at the beginning of December, he told them he wanted to get everything out in the open so he could begin to get help for his drug addiction, according to a criminal complaint. "Everything" included burglaries at homes and a business in McCandless, Franklin Park, Ross, Pine, and Ohio townships, court documents state. The 26-year-old Pittsburgh man now sits in the Allegheny County Jail, unable to post bail, facing a multitude of burglary, theft, receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy charges. Flesher also is charged in Moon Township with stealing jewelry from a Shafer Road home. In nearly every burglary, Flesher kicked in a side or rear door to gain entry into the home; he told police he …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Sara C. Glaser, 18, was pronounced dead at UPMC Mercy Hospital following the early morning incident.
Pittsburgh Police are investigating why a La Roche College freshman was behind the wheel of a stolen car which crashed into a garbage truck, ending a police chase in Lawrenceville early this morning, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported. Sara C. Glaser, 18, of Friendship, died five hours after Tuesday's incident. Police began following the vehicle shortly before 3:30 a.m. when it pulled onto Liberty Avenue without its headlights on. Rather than stop, the car sped off and eventually slammed into the back of a stopped garbage truck near Liberty and 34th Street, the PG reported. McCandless police chief Gary Anderson told the Post-Gazette that Glaser's roommate at La Roche reported that her car had been stolen early this morning. "We were …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The victim was checking her mail when two robbers approached.
McCandless police are investigating reports of an armed robbery Monday night in the 9900 block of Rinaman Road, WTAE-TV reports. Rinaman Road turns into Pine Creek Road, which empties onto McKnight Road at Pine Creek Shopping Center. Investigators said the victim, a woman, was checking her mail when two men approached and robbed her, WPXI-TV reports. The woman told police that the men got away with an undetermined amount of cash and no one was hurt, according to WPXI. So far, no arrests. Like Cranberry Patch on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.