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 …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A former Moon Township woman is headed to trial on a series of drug charges.
A woman is slated to go to trial today on charges she used her children to help her sell drugs from her Moon Township home. Pamela Smallis, 49, who formerly resided in Moon but now lives in Oakdale, is charged with dozens of counts of drug possession with intent to deliver and endangering the welfare of children, stemming from a series of drug sales monitored by Moon Police in 2011. In a criminal complaint, police said Smallis met with police informants to sell them marijuana and narcotics on five occasions in 2011, including twice in Sewickley. They said she frequently brought her children along with her while she made drug sales. Smallis arranged for informants to come to her home on December 16, 2011 at the 300 block of Stocker Drive…
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Pamela Smallis' formal arraignment is scheduled for Jan. 3
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- Harry Funk
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A Moon Township woman accused of producing child pornography waived her right to a preliminary hearing Friday in Coraopolis. Pamela Smallis, 50 who has residences listed in Moon and Oakdale, faces a formal arraignment Jan. 3. She is charged with 34 counts of sexual abuse of children; 16 counts of unlawful contact with a minor; five counts of sexual exploitation of children; five counts of endangering the welfare of children; five counts of corruption of minors; and one count of criminal use of a communication facility. She is accused of owning 33 photos and two videos showing children engaged in sexual activity following her September arrest. In April, Moon police charged Smallis with a series of drug offenses that included controlled buys…
Monday, September 24, 2012
A Moon Township woman and former daycare owner was charged this month with owning child pornography. In 2010, the Department of Public Welfare shuttered her childcare service amid reports of child neglect and violation of state safety regulations.
Agents from the state Department of Public Welfare in 2009 found a yellow blanket spread across a bathroom floor at the Little Folks Child Care Center in North Fayette. Childcare workers at the center would lay children on the floor to change their diapers with just the blanket beneath. No running water was available, and electrical wires hung from the ceiling of the Montour Church Road building. To use a restroom, older children passed by shards of metal and broken toys, walking up splintered, loose steps to reach a toilet on an upper floor, according to Department of Public Welfare documents. The owner of the facility, Pamela Smallis, of Moon Township, was ordered to shut down the daycare in Sept. 2010 after department inspectors said …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Pamela Smallis, of Moon Township, is charged with sexual abuse and exploiting minors following a drug investigation.
A former daycare worker with a history of drug arrests is charged with owning child pornography. Pamela Smallis, 49, of Moon Township, who was charged earlier this year by Moon Police with using her children to sell drugs from her home, is accused of possessing photos and videos depicting nude minors engaged in sexual activity, according to Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly's office. Smallis, who was once employed at a Beaver County daycare center, was initially being investigated for selling narcotics and prescription medications to children, according to a statement from Kelly. During the investigation, the attorney's general office examined a phone memory card and discovered 33 pornographic photos and two videos depicting …