The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

January 21, 2014

Police, Fire from Jan. 21, 2014


- — Hermitage

 • Citizens band radios were stolen from trucks Saturday night or Sunday morning at Interstate Chemical, 2797 Freedland Road, police said.


 • A resident who had worked overnight reported a burglary Saturday morning in the 800 block of South Oakland Avenue.

He told police someone stole coats, jewelry, a television and $200 after he left for work at 9:30 p.m. Friday.

There were no signs of forced entry, police said.

Stolen items included two men’s leather jackets, one brown and one black; three gold and silver snap-on bracelets; and an RCA 42-inch TV, police said.

The owner valued those items at $1,010, police said.

 • The owner of a rifle told police he discovered Friday morning it had been stolen from his car parked in the 300 block of Columbia Street.

The Marlin .22-caliber rifle, mounted with a telescope, had been covered with clothing on the back seat, the owner told police, adding that someone broke the driver’s side rear window to take the gun and two clips of ammunition.

 • Ronald Glass, 27, was arrested after a drunken argument with another family member at about 10:40 p.m. Saturday at 131 N. Sharpsville Ave., police said.

Police found Glass had three pipes with suspected marijuana residue, and a small container of marijuana.

He was charged with public drunkenness, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Southwest Mercer County Regional

 • Derrick L. Boney, 23, of Erie, has been charged with aggravated and simple assault and making terroristic threats for hitting Brandy Lyons repeatedly with a metal lamp and saying he would kill her at 9:43 a.m. Oct. 27 in the 600 block of Fruit Avenue, Farrell, police said Monday.

Lyons was treated at a local hospital for cuts and bruises to her head, chest and back, police said. Boney is Lyons’s ex-boyfriend and they argued because he had no place to stay, police said.

State police

 • Kyle Conklin, 20, of 770 Spruce Ave., Sharon, was arrested last Tuesday on charges of theft, receiving stolen property, criminal mischief, unauthorized use of vehicles and loitering and prowling at night for participating in the May 15, 2012, theft of two dirt bikes from the sub-100 block of Buzard Drive, Lackawannock Township, police said.

Two others previously were charged and prosecuted in the case, and another man, Seth D. West, 30, of 1309 Bend Road, Jefferson Township, is wanted on the same charges as Conklin.

 • Police say they know who is responsible for criminal vandalism between midnight Friday and 5:30 a.m. Saturday along several roads in northwestern Mercer and southwestern Crawford counties.

Without naming them, police said two boys, ages 16 and 17, and a 20-year-old man smashed mailboxes, drove through yards and damaged at least four vehicles.

The vandalism by the trio in a red 2005 Chevrolet pickup affected as many as 30 victims, police said, adding that they are still compiling damage estimates.

 • Russell A. Britton, 48, of Columbus, Ohio, was arrested at 9:26 a.m. Friday on Interstate 80 eastbound in Wolf Creek Township on 15 counts of identity theft and one count each of false identification and obstructed window for possessing false driver’s licenses and credit cards and presenting false identification to police when he was stopped for a traffic violation, police said.

 • Several batteries were stolen from pieces of equipment Jan. 10 from EarthScape, U.S. Route 19, south of Interstate 80 in East Lackawannock Township, police said.

 • Two boys who had run away at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday from George Junior Republic, Pine Township, were found by Greenviile-West Salem Township police at about 5:10 p.m. Thursday in Walmart in Hempfield Township.

The boys were returned to the detention center, police said.