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Charleroi woman accused of hiding suspect in attempted murder

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Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, 12:51 a.m.
 

A Charleroi woman is accused of harboring a suspect wanted in the attempted murder of a Monessen man on Dec. 4.

Samantha Dominique Scagline, 21, of 505 Eighth St., was charged Monday with hindering apprehension or prosecution after a fifth suspect wanted in an alleged attack on Jaisen Irwin was found in her residence on Dec. 13.

Members of the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force went to Scagline's residence after Charleroi Regional Police received information that Antoine Hairston, 19, of Monessen was hiding there.

According to a criminal complaint, the marshals knocked on the door and were met by Scagline and Nicole Hairston.

When asked if they knew Antoine Hairston, both replied that they did. They informed the marshals that they, along with Nicole Hairston's son, were the only ones living there. Scagline then gave permission for the marshals to search the residence.

Antoine Hairston subsequently was found in the basement.

Antoine Hairston and four other Monessen residents – Terrence Stepoli, 18; Josh Stepoli, 20; Samone Stepoli, 21; and Earl Pinkney, 19 – each are charged with attempted homicide, attempted aggravated assault and two counts of conspiracy.

Police claim the alleged assailants chased Irwin from near the Elks Lodge on Knox Avenue to a Highland Manor residence.

As Irwin sought refuge in the Highland Manor building, shots were fired in his direction, police contend.

The incident stemmed from remarks Irwin allegedly made about Josh Stepoli's purported involvement in the shooting death of Chris “Snax” Fincik, of Monessen, just after midnight on Dec. 3.

Jeremy Sellew is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at jsellew@tribweb.com or 724-684-2667.

 

 
 


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