The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

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August 21, 2013

Police, Fire from Aug. 21, 2013


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• The ramp a disabled man used with the help of his caregivers to get onto the front porch of his home was stolen. The 6-foot collapsible aluminum ramp valued at $1,000 was reported stolen at 3:30 p.m. Sunday from a home in the 200 block of South Irvine Avenue, police said.

• Charles Gray II, 59, of 456 Ormond Ave., was charged after an argument about 2:30 p.m. Thursday over the behavior of his neighbor’s dogs.

Gray pulled out a .44 caliber pistol and fired into the ground during the dispute but no one was hurt, police said.

Gray posted bond after he was charged with firing a gun in the city, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.

• Someone stole a pressure washer and two tool boxes containing hand tools and power tools from the side of a garage in the 300 block of Russell Street.

The thieves also took fuel cans and a couch that had been offered for sale at the residence, police said.

• A resident returned home at about 5 a.m. Saturday to find that a flat screen television had been stolen sometime after 9 p.m. Friday. The thief apparently entered through an unlocked kitchen window to take the 27-inch TV valued at $100, police said.

• Someone set two fires at about 3 a.m. Monday outside Thornton Hall Bowling Lanes. One damaged a vending machine that dispenses soft drinks, police said.

Firefighters responded but there was no significant damage to the building at Thornton Street and Hall Avenue,  police said.

Southwest Mercer County Regional

• Checks were stolen and property destroyed in a burglary reported at 9:53 a.m. Monday at Greater Mount Zion Church of God in Christ, 1825 Roemer Blvd., Farrell, police said. Forced entry was made through a window, police said.

• A gas grill and a computer were stolen in a burglary of a home reported at 11:05 a.m. Monday in the 1100 block of Emerson Avenue, Farrell, police said. The thief entered a window, police said.

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