St. Clair Township Police Reports 7-22

Trista S. Hlavay, 29, Homestead Boulevard, was cited for striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk Wednesday after her vehicle struck Patricia M. Ensinger, 82, Logan Street in the Walmart parking lot. According to police, Hlavay was making a left turn in front of the store when she struck Ensinger, who was in the crosswalk and was knocked unconscious to the ground. Ensinger was transported to East Liverpool City Hospital by Lifeteam ambulance and then flown by helicopter to Allegheny General in Pittsburgh with a possible head injury, according to reports. In a separate but related report, police said a Ms. Miller reported Ensinger’s shopping cart struck her vehicle in the parking lot, causing minor damage.

Nate Newman, McCoy Avenue, called to have a woman removed from his property, and officers arrived to find Tammie Melvin on the porch. She had an outstanding warrant and was taken into custody.

A representative of Flynn Wholesale Tire reported receiving two non-sufficient fund checks from an Annesley Road tire shop totaling $8,000. He sent a certified letter asking to have the matter resolved and did not receive a response, according to reports. He was advised to contact the law director.

A garage on Parkway Avenue was broken into and items stolen. No other details were reported, including the owner’s name.

A caller reported bumping into a vehicle in the Giant Eagle parking lot and waiting for the owner to arrive but no one ever did. She gave the license plate number to police, who are investigating.

Andrea Bandfield, Echo Dell Road, reported being assaulted by someone she knows and was advised to contact the law director about possible charges.

Asked to perform a welfare check at a Maple Drive residence, officers arrived to find someone yelling for help inside. Looking in the windows, they saw the resident lying on the floor and kicked in the door to gain entry. She was transported to the hospital by Tri-County ambulance. Calcutta and Glenmoor fire departments also responded.

Responding to a report that a man kicked in a door and entered a home on Cricket Lane, officers found he had left but said Hollie Reese had an injured foot. She declined transport by ambulance.