The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

September 28, 2013

Police, fire from Sept. 28, 2013

Herald Staff Writer



Police charged Jill E. Myers, 52, of 1284 Baldwin Ave., Sharon, with possession of drugs, possession of drug abuse instruments and driving on a suspended license after she was stopped along Route 62 and Broadway Avenue early Friday morning.

Police said they found a crack pipe and several rocks of cocaine in the center console of Myers’ vehicle after she consented to a search at 12:50 a.m. Police stopped her vehicle for having an expired registration.

Greenville-West Salem

ä John E. Thompson, 29, of 22è Franklin St., Greenville, was charged with theft and conspiracy after he allegedly stole a car from Chambers Avenue, Greenville, on April 4 around 7:48 a.m. and drove it with another person to Georgia, police said.

ä Martie E. Valentine, 24, of 224 12th St., Greenville, was charged at 9:12 p.m. Sept. 20 in her home with making terroristic threats and harassment after she pointed a knife at a man and threatened to kill him, police said. She was also charged with possessing drugs and paraphernalia, police said.

ä William A. Ohle III, 29, was charged with receiving stolen property for allegedly trying to sell items belonging to Canadian National Railroad at 1:31 p.m. Aug. 24, police said.


ä Darrin R. Como, 24, of 268 Cranberry Road, Pine Township, was arrested at 12:13 a.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of the Shenango Valley Freeway on charges of driving under the influence of an unknown drug and a lane violation, police said.

Pymatuning Township

ä Chad Allen Davis, 19, of 414 12th St., Greenville, and Kody Thomas Slater, of 38 Slater Lane, Stoneboro, were charged with simple assault and harassment for fighting at 11:49 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of 12th St., Greenville, police said.

ä Jerad Michael Sternthal, 33, of 66 Shenango Park Road, Transfer, at 11:36 p.m. allegedly threatened and woman, then choked and shoved her while she was holding a baby, police said. He was charged with making terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment, police said.


ä Michelle L. Rabold, 36, of 449 Watson St., Sharon, was charged Sept. 24 with driving under the influence of a controlled substance after she crashed her car into a pole at 7:05 p.m. June 6 in the 1300 block of Hall Avenue, Sharon, police said. She was also charged for driving with expired inspection and not having insurance, police said.

ä Takeyah G. Evans, 18, of 350 Prospect St., Sharon, was arrested at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday when seen going through cars parked on Meek Street and Elm Avenue, Sharon, police said.

Police found an iPhone 4, worth $400, that she admitted she took from a locker in Sharon High School, and bicycles from houses on Elm Avenue, Sharon. Evans was charged with receiving stolen property, theft and conspiracy.

Two juveniles will be charged in juvenile court for stealing bikes, police said.

ä Brian Andrew Sherrouse, 30, of 839 Ravine Place, Sharon, was charged with criminal trespass and harassment when he entered a home in the 300 block of Quinby Street, Sharon, at 3:03 p.m. Wednesday and tried to hit a Sharon man, police said.

He was taken to Mercer County jail after failing to post $5,000 bond.

ä Diane D. Phillips, 40, of 1052 Hamilton Ave., Farrell, and Altonia Johnson, 57, of 912 Hamilton Ave., Farrell, were both charged with theft and receiving stolen property for taking a trench box separator worth $1,000 to $5,000 on Dock Street at 10:52 a.m. Thursday, police said.

They were arrested by Southwest Mercer County Regional police after a passerby saw them loading the construction equipment into a pickup truck, called Mercer County 911 and followed them, police said.

State police

ä Jeffrey D. Tilley, 21, of St. Augustine, Fla., has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property for stealing $600 from an unlocked safe while he was doing work for the victim at 5 p.m. Sept. 20 at Walt’s Golden Dawn, 531 Greenville Road, Coolspring Township, police said.

ä Two people were injured when two cars collided at 8:04 p.m. Wednesday on Mercer-New Wilmington Road at Shannon Drive in East Lackawannock Township, police said.

Juliann M. Sheldon, 23, of New Kensington, and Courtney E. Polka, 22, of Apollo, were treated at Grove City Medical Center, Pine Township, for minor injuries, police and a hospital spokeswoman said.

Sheldon pulled on Shannon to make a U-turn and drove onto Mercer-New Wilmington without yielding to a car driven by Devin M. Greig, 22 of Mercer, police said.

ä Richard A. Yeager, 57, of Mercer, has been charged with harassment for shoving and hitting a 26-year-old man, a 20-year-old woman and a 57-year-old woman at 12:05 a.m. Sept. 5 in the 1700 block of Lake Road, Jefferson Township, police said.

ä Aaron M. Roberts, 19, of Greenville, has been cited with harassment for shoving a 20-year-old woman against a car and onto the ground at 3:30 a.m. Sept. 8 in the 700 block of Mercer Road, Delaware Township, police said.

ä Someone damaged a shed door Sept. 19 or 20 in the 1600 block of Rutledge Road, Delaware Township, police said.

ä A television, a video game system and a jewelry was stolen in a home burglary between 8:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Hadley Road, Perry Township, police said. A back door was forced open and a suspicious vehicle was seen parked between the home and a detached garage, police said.

ä Jewelry, a credit card and medication were stolen in a home burglary Sept. 11 in the 1400 block of Carlton Road, French Creek Township, police said.

ä Various aluminum items were stolen between 5 p.m. Sept. 14 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday from the side yard of a home in the 1400 block of North Perry Highway, Fairview Township, police said.

ä Marvin E. Fry, 31, of Sandy Lake has been charged with simple assault and harassment for his actions against a woman and a man at 7:17 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Carlton Road, Mill Creek Township, police said.


Greenville-West Salem

ä Michael Sweeney, 56, of Greenville, at 8:13 p.m. Sept. 18 at Main and Wall streets, Greenville.

ä Jessica Lynn Fenton, 27, of 204 N. Good Hope Road, West Salem Township, at 12 a.m. Sept. 14 at Main and North Mercer streets, Greenville.


ä Anthony N. Prestopine, 31, of 1786 N. Water Ave., Hermitage; at 2:24 a.m. Wednesday on North Water; also charged with running a stop sign, lane and turn violations and careless driving.

ä Deana M. Wilder, 31, of 687 S. Oakland Ave., Sharon; 3:41 a.m. Thursday on Brian Lane near Longview Road, where a Southwest Mercer County Regional patrolman found her passed out at the wheel.

ä Michael Frank, 72, of 7218 Hubbard-Masury Road, Masury; at 2:18 p.m. Sept. 18 at Highland Road and North Buhl Farm Drive; also charged with lane and turn violations.