Thursday, August 2, 2012
Timothy D. Barnett was sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years.
A Pittsburgh man who was arrested inside a Marshall Township office building pleaded guilty Wednesday to burglary and was sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years incarceration and 10 years probation. Timothy D. Barnett, 51, pleaded guilty to four felonies—two for burglary, one for criminal trespassing and one for criminal attempt. He also pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of receiving stolen property. Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Kathleen A. Durkin imposed the sentence. Northern Regional police Officer Timothy Spontak found Barnett inside the office building at 115 VIP Drive about 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, when he answered a call for an alarm activation, according to testimony in the preliminary hearing. The building is located …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Incident happened Friday afternoon.
A Richland Township residence was burglarized Friday afternoon, according to Northern Regional Police Chief T. Robert Amann. A TV, jewelry and two electronic items were stolen from the State Road home, Amann said. There was no forced entry, he added. The burglary occurred between noon and 7:30 p.m., the chief said. If you have information about the burglary, please call Northern Regional Police Department at 724-625-3156.
Friday, February 24, 2012
David Chisholm also faces theft charges in a separate case filed by Northern Regional police.
Cranberry resident David Chisholm will stand trial after being charged with burglarizing a secluded home off Dutlilh Road over the summer. The 27-year-old, whose street address was not listed in court documents, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday before Magisterial District Judge David Kovach in Cranberry. He is charged with burglary, two counts of theft, two counts of receiving stolen property, making false reports to police and loitering and prowling at night in the incident. Chisholm also faces charges in Allegheny and Butler counties that include burglary and theft, according to court records. He is scheduled for a non-jury trial before Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Edward Borkowski on April 26 for theft charges …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Cranberry resident charged with burglary, criminal mischief and theft.
A 26-year-old Maryland man will stand trial on a felony count of criminal conspiracy in a burglary at a home in Pine Township. Nathan Charles Roupe of St. Michaels, MD, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge William K. Wagner. He is charged with conspiring with Cranberry resident David Chisholm, according to the criminal complaint. Charges against Chisholm, 26, were filed Wednesday in Wagner's court. Chisholm is charged with a felony count of burglary and misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief and theft by unlawful taking, court papers show. Chisholm already is facing a long list of charges in Allegheny and Butler counties that include burglary and theft, according to court records. Northern …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Call Northern Regional Police Department at 724-625-3156 with information.
A large amount of cash was taken Wednesday afternoon from an 85-year-old Richland Township woman who let a man into her home under the pretense of preparing to seal her driveway. Northern Regional Police Chief T. Robert Amann said the burglary took place about 3:30 p.m. when a male came to the door of the woman's Richland Avenue home, off Route 910, and asked if she wanted her driveway sealed. She agreed and while she took him to her basement to get a bucket of hot water that he requested, two other men entered the house and stole the cash from her, Amann said. "They work really fast and they're smooth," said Amann. "These types of scams happen everywhere, but this is the first report we've had in our four communities recently." Northern …