Week of May 7
Retail theft: Nikole Espy, 27, and Amber Johnston, 38, both of 363 Lamarido St., Pittsburgh, were charged with retail theft on Washington Road at 1:49 p.m. April 4, police said. Additional information was not available.
Arrests: Frank Depasquale, 34, of 1809 Tonapah St., Pittsburgh, was charged with escape and Tamara Williams, 31, of 7329 Idlewild St., Pittsburgh, was charged with receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia following an incident on Washington Road at 12:58 p.,m. April 9, police said.
Woman charged: Patricia Metz, 30, of 360 Burton Ave., Washington, was charged with theft, receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, following an incident at 2:35 p.m. April 16 on Bower Hill Road, police said.
Burglary arrest: Matthew Woolaghan, 22, of 26 St. Clair Drive, Mt. Lebanon, was charged with burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, criminal mischief, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, following an incident on Lynn Haven Drive at 1:21 p.m. April 20, police said.
Fraud: Two residents reported their personal information was used to file taxes without their permission, police said. A resident on Clokey Avenue reported the fraud at 11:20 a.m. April 17. A second resident reported the fraud from Greenhurst Avenue at 10:40 a.m. April 18, police said.
Ring missing: A resident of Manor Care, 113 W. McMurray Road, reported a diamond ring valued at $1,000 was missing from a night stand, township police said. The theft was reported at 11:46 a.m. April 28.
Tools stolen: A duffel bag filled with tools valued at $1,200 was stolen from a house under construction in the 200 block of Welborne Drive, township police said. There is no owner listed on the report. The burglary was reported at 7:58 a.m. April 30. The construction site does not have a lock on the door, however, the door was secured from the inside, police said.
Jewelry stolen: A resident of the 300 block of Squire Lane told police she opened her jewelry box that she hadn't opened since Christmas, and found assorted jewelry missing, township police said. No value was listed. The theft was reported at 11:50 a.m. April 30.
Drug charges: Thomas G. Leadbitter of McDonald, will be charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, township police said. An officer on patrol at 7:22 p.m. May 1, saw a vehicle being driven from a maintenance drive at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, and when he ran the license plate, discovered the vehicle is registered to an address in St. Clairsville, Ohio, police said. The officer found Leadbitter, no age given, of 133 Arabella St., had a small amount of marijuana and a smoking pipe in the vehicle.
Criminal mischief: A door to a vacant apartment on Central Avenue, Morgan, was kicked in before 8:35 p.m. April 30, township police said. There was no damage and nothing appears to be missing.
Burglary: About $40 in cash and keys were stolen from a residence on South Fayette Street between 9:45 p.m. April 30, and 9 a.m. May 1, township police said. The resident said he heard a sound at the door, but did not get up to check, police said. There are no signs of forced entry.