The latest from Magisterial District Judge Robert Wyda's office.
A Monongahela woman hired to clean homes in Upper St. Clair is charged with stealing more than $15,000 in jewelry and cash from three of the houses. Three counts of unlawful taking against Melissa Lynn Wellington, 40, were waived to court Monday. According to a criminal complaint, Upper St. Clair police were called to one of the homes after the homeowners confronted Wellington on Oct. 30. District Judge Robert Wyda also heard these Upper St. Clair cases on Monday in magisterial district court:
The latest from the office of Magisterial District Judge Robert Wyda.
A cleaning lady accused of stealing jewelry from two Upper St. Clair clients is headed to trial. Renee L. Edwards, 40, of Eighty-Four, is charged with two counts of theft. According to a criminal complaint filed by the Upper St. Clair police, Edwards is accused of stealing nine items of jewelry worth $1,500 from a home on Kiefer Drive. The victim's ex-mother-in-law in Mt. Lebanon had been similarly victimized and both cases linked to Edwards, according to the complaint. In the second case filed in Upper St. Clair, Edwards is accused of stealing a $3,000 ring and a $1,500 ring from a home on Cherokee Road. Edwards spent five days in jail. Plea Deal Arunkumar Ratilal Trivedi, 75, from the country of India, pleaded guilty to summary retail …