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Crescent Township Police Department
Tuesday July 13th, 2010 :: 01:20 p.m. EDT


A Burglary has occurred near you. Visit for details and to report tips.

Crescent Township Police Department is releasing information about a recent crime/crime activity near your address.


The Crescent Township Police Department responded to the Reliant Energy Plant, (old Duquense Light Plant), at 200 McGovern Blvd. Officers had received information about flashlights being seen in the area of the plant. Officers checked the area and could hear power equipment being used within the vacant plant. Diligently, officers stood by and waited for three persons to exit the building with various pieces of stolen pipe, copper tubing and other metals. Arrested were:

1) James Andrew Roe of 185 old State Route 7, Steubenville Ohio.

2) Arron Daniel Hickle of 508 Logan Ave Mingo Junction Ohio.

3) Robert Gotschall of 2957 Sunset Blvd Steubenville Ohio.

All three were arrested for burglary, criminal trespass, theft and various other offenses. Hickle was wanted by the Allegheny County Sheriff's Department for a prior theft.

If you have information to report that could help lead to an arrest in criminal activity, please contact police. Dispatch: 412-262-5000.

Crescent Township Police Department
225 Spring Run Rd
Crescent, PA 15046

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 724-457-8100

Ken Longerman

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