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Police Log: Jan. 12, 2016

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
January 12, 2016
Posted in: Crime and Police News

  • Arrest records published here were provided by the McKeesport Police Department.
  • A report of an arrest does not mean the person identified has been convicted of a crime.
  • All people arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Missing Juvenile: A Butler Street woman reported that her 14-year-old son had failed to return home from school on Jan. 4. McKeesport police said the boy and his mother had been arguing about the amount of time he was spending "on the streets." The boy, described as 5-feet-6, 200 pounds, with dark brown skin and brown eyes, was last seen wearing a light gray and black hoodie with purple, red and white sneakers.

Firearms Violation: Sadia Pamplin, 23, of Stanton Avenue, East Liberty, was arrested Jan. 5 and charged with a violation of the uniform firearms act and making false statements to authorities.

Drug Possession: A Westmoreland County man was arrested at 5:37 p.m. Jan. 5 in the parking lot of the Hi-View Gardens apartment complex. Benjamin J. Rhoades, 37, of State Route 981, Smithton, was charged by McKeesport police with possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) and possession with intent to deliver.

Drug Possession: Jamar Robinson, 22, of Sixth Street, Glassport, was charged by McKeesport police with two counts of drug possession and possession with intent to deliver after an arrest at 3:44 p.m. Jan. 5 near the intersection of Versailles Avenue and Coursin Street. Police said Robinson had 22 stamp bags of suspected heroin.

Harassment: Brandon Branch, 26, of Fifth Avenue, McKeesport, was charged by McKeesport police with harassment after an incident at 12:04 p.m. Jan. 7 in the 1000 block of Fifth Avenue.

Drug Paraphernalia: Erica Marie Wilson, 38, of Third Street, Dravosburg, was charged by McKeesport police with possession of drug paraphernalia after an incident at 2:01 p.m. Jan. 7.

Couple Charged: A Freeland Street couple was arrested by McKeesport police at 10:52 a.m. Jan. 8 and charged with endangering the welfare of children and recklessly endangering another person after an incident in their home in the 3100 block. The children are in the protection of the Allegheny County Office of Children, Youth and Familes. No other details were released.

Firearms Charge: Anthony M. Donnell, 21, of Crawford Village, McKeesport, was arrested by McKeesport police at 6:09 p.m. Jan. 8 in the 3100 block of Brownlee Avenue and charged with carrying a firearm without a license, possession of a firearm by a person not authorized, possession of a controlled substance, and tampering with evidence.

Warrant Arrest: Jesse Lee Jeffcoat Jr., 29, of Stockholm Street, McKeesport, was arrested by McKeesport police near the corner of Delong Alley and Freemont Street at 6:55 p.m. Jan. 8 on an outstanding warrant from the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office. Police said Jeffcoat was charged with giving a false identification to police and with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Assault: Troy D. Stevens, 43, of Aber Road, Penn Hills, was arrested by McKeesport police at 7:20 p.m. Jan. 8 in the 2800 block of Koontz Alley and charged with simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and public intoxication.

Assault, Harassment: Robert Duane Mills, 42, of Versailles Avenue, McKeesport, was arrested by McKeesport police at 7:26 p.m. Jan. 8 and charged with simple assault, harassment and making terroristic threats after an incident on Versailles Avenue north of Patterson Avenue.

Assault, Harassment: Randolph L. Rodgers, 37, of Harrison Village, McKeesport, was charged by McKeesport police with simple assault and harassment after an incident at 10:19 a.m. Jan. 10 in Harrison Village.

Harassment: Djkarta A. Johnson, 27, of Vermont Avenue, Glassport, was arrested by McKeesport and Glassport police at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 10 on an outstanding warrant. Police said Johnson was charged with harassment and making terroristic threats.

Drug Possession: Louis Campbell, 25, of Evans Avenue, McKeesport, was arrested by McKeesport police at 5 p.m. Jan. 10 and charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest happened in the 500 block of Walnut Street.

DUI Arrest: Jasmine Y. Sims, 25, of Fifth Avenue, McKeesport, was arrested by McKeesport police at 5:15 p.m. Jan. 10 in the 500 block of Walnut Street and charged with driving under the influence, possession of a small amount of marijuana and resisting arrest.

Access Device Fraud: Frieda Morgan, 25, and Shanessa Jenkins, 25, both of Harrison Village, McKeesport, were arrested by McKeesport police Jan. 11 and charged with theft by deception, access device fraud and criminal conspiracy.

Suspended License: Edward A. Morgo, 48, of Archer Street, McKeesport, was charged by McKeesport police with driving on a suspended license and giving false identification to police after an incident at 10:34 a.m. Jan. 11 in the 800 block of Market Street.

Originally published January 12, 2016.

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