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Assault and drug cases among those handled by Judge Jeffrey Herbst in Monroeville

Michael DiVittorio
| Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 1:57 p.m.

Updated 10 hours ago

Monroeville District Court Judge Jeffrey Herbst handled these cases recently. Defendants will have court dates set in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. Charges were filed by Monroeville police unless otherwise noted.

Held for court

• Eric Neil, 29, of Canonsburg on a charge of retail theft. The charge was filed Oct. 4.

• Michael Warnick, 50, of Pitcairn on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, public drunkenness, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. Pitcairn police filed the charge Oct. 4.

• Tina Marie Lash, 19, of Fayette City on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Pitcairn police filed the charge Sept. 26.

• Aliah Hamler, 23, of Sacramento on charges of possession of instruments of a crime, possession of marijuana and promoting prostitution. Allegheny County police filed the charges Nov. 20.

• Jaishree Arvuckle-Pierre, 31, of Brooklyn on charges of retail theft and possession of instruments of a crime. Charges were filed Nov. 8.

• Deangelo King, 21, of Pittsburgh on charges of possession of controlled substances and two counts of possession with intent to deliver. Charges were filed July 3.

• Montrez Blanks, 28, of Pittsburgh on charges of strangulation, simple assault, harassment, criminal trespass and two counts of endangering the welfare of children. Pitcairn police filed the charges Nov. 23.

Waived hearings

• Erica Lynn Smith, 46, of Trafford on charges of driving under the influence, disregarding traffic lanes, failure to stop and give information or render aid, accident involving damage to unattended vehicle or property and failure to notify police of an accident involving damage to unattended vehicle or property. State police filed the charges Nov. 9.

• Bahram Panahiazar, 62, of Monroeville on charges of forgery, unlicensed broker/agent activity, identify theft, criminal attempt — theft by deception and insurance fraud. Attorney General's Office filed the charges Oct. 25.

• Syntarah Latais Emerick, 22, of Monroeville on charges of fraud and criminal attempt — theft by deception. Attorney General's Office filed the charges Oct. 25.

• Daniel William Augustine, 43, of Pittsburgh on a charge of possession of controlled substances. The charge was filed Aug. 17.

• Crystal Theresa Whited, 36, of Pittsburgh on a charge of possession of controlled substances. The charge was filed Aug. 17.

• Edward Lanier Becton, 33, of Monroeville on charges of providing a materially false written statement and unsworn falsification to authorities. Charges were filed Sept. 7.

• Gavin James Lynch, 20, of Altoona on charges of possession of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia. Charges were filed Aug. 17.

• Steve Eason, 30, of Monroeville on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of possession with intent to deliver. Penn Hills police filed the charges June 21.

• Kenneth Eason Jr., 34, of Monroeville on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, careless driving, reckless driving, fleeing or attempting to elude officers and two counts of possession with intent to deliver. Penn Hills Police filed the charges June 21.

• Edward Lanier Bechton, 33, of Monroeville on charges of aggravated assault, terroristic threats, simple assault, possession of drug paraphernalia, recklessly endangering another person, possession of offensive weapons, possession with intent to deliver, two counts of possession of controlled substances and two counts of endangering the welfare of children. Charges were filed Dec. 13, 2016.

• Marvin Mills, 39, of Pittsburgh on charges of unlawful use of a computer, theft of services and access device used to obtain property/services. Charges were filed Aug. 14.

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