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Most Charges Dropped Against Scott Teen Accused of NTB Tire Theft

Police have withdrawn the most serious charges against one of the men accused of stealing tires and other equipment from a Greentree Road auto shop. Read about that and other preliminary hearing decisions by District Judge Gary Zyra.

Scott Township police have withdrawn the most serious charges against one of the three men accused of stealing tires and other equipment from a Greentree Road auto shop last month.

Felony charges of criminal trespassing, theft and conspiracy against Ryan Pawlowski, 19, of Scott, were withdrawn during his preliminary hearing on Dec. 13. It was not immediately known why the charges were withdrawn or if police would re-file them at a later date.

Disorderly conduct and retail theft charges were reduced to non-traffic citations at his hearing with District Judge Gary M. Zyra.

Police said Pawlowski, Devin Miller, 20, of Pittsburgh, and William Godzinski, 19 of Scott, entered the NTB auto shop property on Nov. 17 and took an undisclosed number of tires from the business. Police also accused Pawlowski of taking a diagnostic scanner from the auto shop on Nov. 13.

Miller and Godzinski are each scheduled for preliminary hearings on theft and conspiracy charges on Jan. 31.

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District Judge Gary M. Zyra – 12/13

Charges waived to court

  • Felony charges of possession with intent to deliver and misdemeanor charges of possession of a controlled substance against Samuel Markish III, 24, of Smith Township, were waived to court. Heidelberg police charged Markish on Nov. 25.
  • A felony charge of prohibited possession of a firearm against Frank J. Wagner, 40, of Scott, was waived to court. Scott Township police charged Wagner on Dec. 5.

 

Charges reduced or withdrawn

  • Charges of false identification and conspiracy were withdrawn against Wanda Humphries, 19, of Pittsburgh, while retail theft and disorderly conduct charges were reduced to non-traffic citations. Scott Township police charged Humphries on Oct. 13.
  • A disorderly conduct charge against Nancy J. Checketts, 49, of Imperial, was reduced to a non-traffic citation. Scott Township police charged Checketts on Oct. 10.
  • A terroristic threats charges was withdrawn against Raymond Mongelli Jr., 57, of Heidelberg, while a disorderly conduct charge was reduced to a non-traffic citation. Scott Township police charged Mongelli on Oct. 14.
  • Retail theft and conspiracy charges against Brian Gray Jr., 20, of Pittsburgh were withdrawn while a subsequent retail theft charge was reduced to a non-traffic citation. Scott Township police charged Gray on Oct. 16.

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