Serial Burglary Suspect Arrested in Bridgeville

Police said a Bridgeville man broke into at least 13 cars and two homes over a four-month span.

Serial burglary suspect arrested: A Bridgeville man who police say has a bad heroin addiction faces a long list of charges after investigators said he broke into at least 13 cars and two homes over a four-month period. Police said 22-year-old Nathan Weydener is suspected of going into the unlocked cars and homes and stealing items from inside. He was arrested Dec. 4 after a witness identified him prowling in the backyard of a Chess Street home on Nov. 28, police Chief Chad King said. “It looks like he was targeting Bridgeville,” King said. “Whether he was reaching out to other communities, we don’t know. He was a darn mess.” King said he even stole his grandmother's credit cards and made $250 worth of purchases in Washington County. He faces charges of theft, burglary, theft from a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property, trespassing, criminal mischief, access device fraud, forgery, prowling and illegal possession of a firearm. He was taken to Allegheny County Jail on $75,000 bond. Anyone who thinks they may have been victimized should contact Bridgeville police at 412-221-6052.

Car stolen: Bridgeville police are searching for a homeless man they think stole a car, video game system and wallet from a home in the 200 block of Prestley Road. Police said they think 27-year-old William Thompson, who has previous addresses in Bethel Park, Peters and Brentwood, took the possession on Dec. 2. Anyone with information on Thompson is asked to call Bridgeville police at 412-221-6052.

DUI crash: Bridgeville police said they charged Sandra Kinskey, 54, of Pittsburgh, with drunken driving and careless driving following a one-vehicle crash at Ridge Road and Vesper Street on Dec. 1.

Disorderly charges: Daron D. Parks was charged with disorderly conduct on Nov. 29 after Bridgeville police said he got into a fight and was found in possession with a marijuana pipe.

DUI charge: Charles Schildnecht, 69, of Canonsburg, was charged with drunken driving after Bridgeville police said they stopped his car on Dec. 1 along Washington Avenue.


Brandishing a firearm: A Collier Township man allegedly pulled a gun out during an argument with another patron at Collier Town Square, police said. Daniel Bright, 24, was in a heated argument with another man on Nov. 26 when Collier police said he showed the weapon and then drove away. Bright was stopped moments later on East Railroad Street in Heidelberg and charged with drunken driving and carrying a firearm without a license.

Shoplifting charges: Two Washington County women face shopping lifting charges after Collier police said they tried to steal several items from Kmart on Dec. 1. Police said they arrested Lauren Curtin, 29, of Cecil Township, and Charity Burnworth, 33, of Washington.


Domestic dispute: Mark Mesagno, 48, of Heidelberg, was charged with assault, harassment and criminal mischief on Nov. 29 following an incident on Robin Drive, Scott Township police said.

DUI arrest: Zachary M. Macormac, 24, of North Strabane Township, was charged with driving under the influence on Dec. 3, Scott police said.

Drunk at McDonald’s: Scott police charged Ila M. Tomey, 54, of Heidelberg, with public drunkenness on Dec. 3 after officers said they found her intoxicated at McDonald’s

Spare auto parts stolen: Scott Township police are investigating the theft of scrap auto parts from a locked shed at Woltz & Wind Ford on Nov. 30.

Dolly taken: Scott police said a “heavy duty dolly” was stolen from the rear porch of a Chartiers Terrace apartment on Nov. 29.

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