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Regional Roundup

October 4, 2012
The Herald-Star

City man sentenced on firearm charges

STEUBENVILLE - O'Brian Moore, 23, of 330 Summit Ave. was sentenced to 27 months in prison on Wednesday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. after pleading guilty to gun charges.

Moore pleaded guilty to having a weapon under disability, carrying a concealed weapon, tampering with evidence and obstructing official business.

City Police were called about a man with a gun around the Market Square Apartments on April 20. Moore was seen with a group of men and walked away from the men when officers approached. Moore then began to run and was seen removing a handgun and attempting to throw it on the roof of a building, according to police.

Weirton man arrested following altercation

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Anthony Sellitti Jr., 48, of Riverview Avenue, Weirton, was arrested for simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct on Sept. 22 at Ditka's Restaurant located at 1 Robinson Plaza, Robinson Township, according to Robinson Township (Allegheny County) Police.

Sellitti was attending a family function when he became involved in an altercation with his brother-in-law and attempted to strike the other man with a wine glass, according to reports. During the confrontation, one of Sellitti's fingers was severed.

Sellitti then left the restaurant and went to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center , where he was treated and released. He then was taken into custody by Robinson Township Police, said Chief Dale Vietmeier.

Wellsburg woman injured in car crash

WEIRTON - A Wellsburg woman was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon in a two-car crash in southern Hancock County, the Hancock County Sheriff's Department said.

Cara Nicoloan, 23, was taken to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center by helicopter from Weirton Medical Center, the sheriff's department said.

Nicoloan was attempting to turn left from Kings Creek Road onto state Route 2 at about 4 p.m. Tuesday when she was hit by a car driven by Edward J. Majoris, 52, of Weirton, who was northbound on Route 2, the sheriff's department said. There is a stop sign at Kings Creek Road.

Witnesses told investigating officers that Nicoloan failed to yield and pulled right in front of Majoris, said Deputy Scott Little. "It was a high-speed impact," he said.

Majoris was taken to Weirton Medical Center with cuts and abrasions, Little said. Personnel with the Weirton Area Ambulance Rescue Squad had to extricate Nicoloan from her vehicle.

Deputy Chad Lamp is investigating the accident, and charges may be filed.

Department sponsors trail cleanup

STEUBENVILLE - The city parks and recreation department is sponsoring a cleanup Friday and Saturday at the Jabby Young and Union Cemetery hiking trails in Beatty Park.

Recreation Director Troy Kirkendall said volunteers should meet at 2 p.m. Friday at the back pavilion in Beatty Park.

"Volunteers should bring their own gloves and tools. We plan on cleaning brush from the Jabby Young Trail that leads to Pleasant Heights. We will also be cleaning the Union Cemetery Trail that leads from Beatty Park to the Union Cemetery," explained Kirkendall.

"We will continue cleaning those two trails starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Any questions can be answered by calling the recreation department at (740) 283-6000, extension 4000. And we welcome all volunteers," said Kirkendall.

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