Thursday, January 31, 2013
A 47-year-old man is charged with owning and sharing lewd images and videos of children, according to court records.
A Kennedy Township man is slated to face a preliminary hearing in Coraopolis on charges he stored pornographic videos and images of children on his computer. Jeffrey Guzzo, 47, of Helen Street, is charged with disseminating child pornography, possession of child pornography and possession of obscene and other sexual materials, according to court records. In a criminal complaint, Moon Police Officer Reginald Humbert wrote he was conducting a investigation in November into the dissemination of online child pornography. Humbert located an Internet protocol address, later identified as belonging to Guzzo, that was sharing pornographic material via the BitTorrent file sharing network. Police were able to download images shared through the IP…
Friday, January 25, 2013
The former daycare owner, who was charged in 2012 with possessing child porn following an investigation in Moon Township, is arrested in Washington County.
Pamela Smallis, a former Moon Township woman who faces trial on drug and child pornography charges, has turned herself in to police in connection to a $10,000 theft from a Washington County Walmart. South Strabane Township Police have charged Smallis, 49, with retail theft and conspiracy, according to court records. She was released from Washington County Jail Wednesday on $10,000 bail. Smallis is accused of stealing nine iPads and 23 iPods in the early morning hours of Jan. 7 from the Walmart location in South Strabane, according to the Observer-Reporter. The items were valued at nearly $10,000. Jeremy Stover, 24, and Olivia Domenick, 21, both of Coraopolis, are also charged in the theft. The trio is seen on surveillance video in the …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General Douglas Barbour, 33, and his wife, Kristen Barbour, 30, appear at a preliminary hearing in Leetsdale District Court.
A Franklin Park couple has been ordered to stand trial after waiving a preliminary hearing today on charges of abusing and starving two children they adopted from Ethiopia nearly a year ago. Prosecutors dropped two aggravated assault charges against Douglas Barbour, 33, who appeared in Leetsdale District Court alongside his wife, Kristen Barbour, 30, of Cole Road for a preliminary hearing. Douglas Barbour, a Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General, has been suspended from his state job without pay since he and his wife were arrested Oct. 4. He'll stand trial on two counts each of simple assault, endangering the welfare of children and reckless endangerment. Kristen Barbour will stand trial on one count of simple assault and two counts each …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
A Georgia man attempted to make his way to the front of an AirTran plane after hearing it was bound for Pittsburgh.
A Georgia man kicked and attempted to bite flight crew members on a plane bound for Pittsburgh International Airport, according to a U.S. District Attorney's Office spokeswoman. Marc Anthony Malone, 34, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of interfering with a flight crew before United States District Senior Judge Gustave Diamond in Pittsburgh, according to a statement from Margaret Philbin, spokeswoman for United States Attorney David Hickton. Malone began acting erratically 30 minutes into the Oct. 10, 2012 AirTran flight from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. At one point during the flight, the man asked a flight crew member," Where are we?" Upon hearing that the plane was headed for Pittsburgh, he said, "I need to get …
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
A roundup of preliminary hearing results from the office of Magisterial District Judge Robert Ford.
A Leetsdale man accused of hitting a woman in the face waived the charges to Allegheny County Court. David Eiler, 30, of Broad Street, recently appeared in Leetsdale District Court on charges of simple assault, harassment and recklessly endangering another person. According to Leetsdale police, Eiler argued with a woman on Nov. 26 before striking her in the face. Police said the woman was bleeding from her face and hand, and was transported by Valley Ambulance to Heritage Valley Sewickley Hospital. Officers checked the home for Eiler, but he fled, police said. Police seized a sword belonging to Eiler, who is prohibited from possessing a weapon due to an active protection-from-abuse order on another person. The following people were also …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Police said Brian Ramoutar, 22, of Sewickley, admitted to breaking into the home in October and November.
A Sewickley man is accused of burglarizing a borough home twice to steal silverware he later pawned in Sewickley and Cranberry, police said. Brian Ramoutar, 22, of Summerlawn Drive, is charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of theft, and one count each of receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia. A hearing was postp Sewickley police arrested Ramoutar Saturday after officers received a tip that he burglarized a residence in the 900 block of Beaver Street and took several pieces of silver, police said. Police said the victims realized their silver was missing while preparing for a dinner party and the victims confronted Ramoutar after hearing he may have been involved. Police said he admitted to stealing the …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Jessica Cox is charged with theft and receiving stolen property, accused of pawning the $20,000 necklace for $225.
A Coraopolis woman accused of stealing a $20,000 necklace from a Sewickley Heights home waived her right Tuesday to a preliminary hearing in Leetsdale District Court. Jessica Cox, 28, of Ridge Avenue, will stand trial on felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Sewickley Heights police reported that Cox pawned a necklace worth $20,000 on Nov. 17 at Banner Coin Exchange in Pittsburgh in exchange for $225. Police said Cox took the gold necklace with diamonds and charms from a Scaife Road home where she had been recently hired as the cleaning lady. Cox's bail was lowered Tuesday from $25,000 to a nonmonetary bond. Her public defender, Keith Donnelly said she will remain incarcerated because she has been …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Tyrone Fuller, 31, is accused of holding a gun to a woman’s head and threatening her.
A McKeesport man is charged with aggravated assault and numerous other offenses after Sewickley police said he held a gun to a woman’s head and threatened her. A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for Tyrone Fuller, 31, on charges of aggravated assault, unlawful body armor, recklessly endangering another person, terroristic threats, unlawful restraint and possession of weapons. Police said the incident happened at 2:15 a.m. July 28 as the woman was driving the two on Route 65 to the Sewickley Legion. Police did not specify their relationship. While they were stopped at Walnut Street, police said Fuller, in a bullet proof vest, pulled out and silver-and-black handgun, put it to the woman’s head and told her, “this is the last time you…
Monday, July 30, 2012
From the office of Magisterial District Judge Robert Ford.
The following people were charged and scheduled for preliminary hearings July 24 at District Judge Robert Ford's office in Leetsdale: Reduced Withdrawn The following people were charged and scheduled for preliminary hearings July 17. Postponed Waived to court The following people were charged and scheduled for preliminary hearings July 10. Dismissed Waived to court Reduced
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Leetsdale police said Jamal Gloster, 18, and Myles Graham, 20, of Leetsdale, fought last week in Henle Park.
A Quaker Valley High School senior already facing drug charges and a Leetsdale man were both arrested last week after a fist fight broke out between the two in Henle Park. Leetsdale police filed charges today against Jamal A. Gloster, 18, of Nevin Avenue, Sewickley, and Myles Graham, 20, of Ohio River Boulevard, Leetsdale. Both are charged with simple assault and harassment. According to a criminal complaint, police were called to in Henle Park shortly after 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, for a report of a fight between two males near the upper pavilion. Police said Gloster and Graham were going their separate ways when officers arrived. Officers stopped and interviewed Gloster, who told police that he and Graham fought “in order to establish…