The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

November 20, 2013

Police, Fire from Nov. 20, 2013

Herald staff

- — Grove City

• Nichole Duddy, 23, of 224 Malleable St., Sharon, was charged Monday with identity theft and forgery, police said. While working at Trinity Living Center, she used patients’ information to apply for several credit cards, police said.

• Trent Sterns, 18, of 2184 Scrubgrass Road, Grove City, was charged Monday with theft for stealing an undisclosed amount of money from a home on West Washington Boulevard, police said.


• Robert Wade Campbell violated a protection from abuse order and faces additional charges for beating a woman at his home, police said.

Campbell, 56, of 620 Wengler Ave., attacked the woman at about 2:40 a.m. Friday, punching her in the face, kicking her and twisting her arm, police said.

He broke the house phone but the woman managed to call 911 on a cell phone, police said

She was treated for facial bleeding and swelling and an injured wrist at the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System.

Campbell, who was charged with simple assault, unlawful restraint and criminal mischief, failed to post bond. He was taken to Mercer County Jail.

• Devon Norris Jr., 49, of 714 Meek St., led police on a chase after Hull Street neighbors reported he was arguing with a woman at about 8:25 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of Hull.

Police said they spotted Norris driving on Sharpsville Avenue. He blew through stop signs and a red light as he sped up Hull onto Fourth Avenue and then onto North Oakland Avenue where he abandoned his vehicle and ran, police said.

Norris was found hiding behind 719 Meek St. and charged with reckless endangerment, fleeing police, loitering, speeding, driving under suspension and traffic control violations. He was taken to Mercer County Jail after failing to post bond.

• Ronnie A. Richard, 47, of 150 Pitt St., Sharon, was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct for arguing with a man while holding a knife and refusing to give up the knife after police told him to, police said. Police said they had to pry the knife from Richard’s hand and hold him on the ground until other police arrived.

• Anthony Demetrius Phillips, 20, of 762 Cedar Ave., faces charges for drug possession and resisting arrest.

Police said they were called on another matter at about 11:15 p.m. Thursday to 211 Orchard St. Phillips, who was at that address, was told he would be patted down for weapons. He ran but was quickly stopped and handcuffed, police said.

In his shoe, he had 12 small rocks of suspected crack cocaine he said he had stolen from someone he wouldn’t identify, police said.

Phillips failed to post bond on charges of possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest and was taken to Mercer County Jail.

Southwest Mercer County Regional

• Someone stole a Ruger .22 caliber rifle, two magazine clips, a box of ammunition and a Halo Xbox game cartridge from a car parked in the 800 block of Roemer Boulevard, Farrell, police said.

The owner who reported the theft Thursday told police the car may have been unlocked, police said.

• Tonya L. Evankovich, 36, of 17 Garfield St., West Middlesex, was uncooperative with police who were called at about 11:55 p.m. to her home, police said. She was arrested for disorderly conduct and later cited and released, police said.

• Someone threw an object that broke a vehicle’s windshield but caused no injury at about 1 a.m. Sunday on Mercer Avenue between Farrell Terrace and Shady Drive, Farrell, police said.

State police

• Zachary S. Watt, 21, Monaca, was cited for a turning violation after a crash at 11:55 p.m. Nov. 10 on Center Street Extension, Pine Township, police said.

Watt turned left onto George Junior Road in front of an eastbound vehicle and his car was hit by another car driven by Kelsey R. Dunbar, 18, of Butler, police said.

Both drivers were wearing shoulder harnesses, police said.

• Esther C. Burns, 85, of Mercer, was cited for a turning violation after a collision at about 2:45 p.m. Saturday on Perry Highway in Springfield Township, police said.

Burns, northbound, turned left toward Leesburg Station Road into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Alan M. Gaber, 49, of Fredonia, police said.

Both drivers were wearing shoulder harnesses, police said.

• Bobbi J. Davis, 53, of Greenville wasn’t hurt when her westbound vehicle ran off Mercer Road near St. John’s Road in Delaware Township, struck a culvert and rolled onto its side, police said.

Davis, who was wearing a shoulder harness, was cited for a lane violation, police said.

• Rudolph E. Schuller III, 33, of 31 Zahniser Road, Jefferson Township, was charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft and criminal mischief for damaging a door and breaking two windows of a home Nov. 6 or 7 in the 6800 block of Frogtown Road, Lackawannock Township, and stealing three televisions and a laptop computer, police said. Schuller said he sold the items for drugs in the Farrell area and helped police recover a television and the computer, which was damaged, police said.

• Someone stole two 32-inch flat panel LED televisions, a .357 revolver, two bottles of prescription medication and a Harley-Davidson hat between 7:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Monday at a home in the sub-100 block of Orr Road, Coolspring Township by coming in through an unlocked side door, police said.


Jefferson Township

• Andrea D. Hoover, 38, of 120 Androla Drive, Hermitage; Oct. 25 in the 14000 block of Greenville-Mercer Road; also charged with a lane violation and driving without lights.

State police

• William P. Saunders, 46, of 133 S. Erie St., Mercer; at 5:36 p.m. Nov. 10 at Route 58 and Pew Road, Findley Township, where his utility van hit another vehicle and fled; arrested by Mercer police at home; also charged with aggravated and simple assault, accident involving damage to attended vehicle, harassment, following too closely, driving at an unsafe speed, careless driving and failing to stop after an accident; treated at Grove City Medical Center, Pine Township, where he tried to hit a nurse and spat on an emergency medical technician.