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                                         UNSOLVED MURDER/ COLD CASE
$1,000.00 REWARD is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in the 2005 Christmas Eve Murder of Anne Rocknick.

                                                                              

On December 24, 2005 at approximately 2:32 am, the Harmony Township Police Department responded to a report of a home invasion. The victim, Anna Rocknick (age 94) reported that a tall white male assaulted her in her home. Officers had Rocknick transported to the hospital for treatment of her injuries where she died several hours later. The Harmony Township Police have verified that her home was broken into and ransacked. The Beaver County Detective Bureau and the Pennsylvania State Police are assisting the Harmony Township Police with the investigation. 

                                                
If you have any information about this crime contact the following agencies:          

Harmony Township Police at (724) 266-2321 or jessek@harmonytwp.com             

Beaver County Detective Bureau
 at (724) 773-8550                                   
Beaver County Crime Solvers at (724) 774-2000                                                                    

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                          Sarah Boehm  Unsolved Homicide / COLD CASE SPOTLIGHT                

On 09/05/1993 the Rochester Borough Police Department investigated a possible abduction of a 13 year old girl named Sarah Bohem. The police were unable to identify any suspects at the time. On 07/15/1994 the Rochester Township Police Department investigated a report of a missing person/runaway (Sarah Boehm) age 14. The investigation discovered that Sarah had left her house around 11pm on 07/14/1994 to stay at her girlfriends house a few blocks away. The investigation revealed that Sarah's girlfriend was not expecting her, and no arrangements were made to stay overnight. Sarah was reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the case kept active. The Beaver County Detective Bureau joined in on the search for Sarah. Detectives learned that that there were badly decomposed and still unidentified bodily remains found in Portage County Ohio. These remains had been discovered on 11/04/1994 near Berlin Reservoir. The FBI assisted Detectives from both Beaver County and Portage Ohio. The remains were identified by DNA comparison from Sarah's mother. There were three other bodies found near Berlin Reservoir between 11/1993 and 08/1994. All of the victims have been identified but none of the cases solved.

Anyone with information about this crime please contact the following agencies:         

FBI (Pittsburgh) (724) 778-8869 or (412) 432-4000                                     
                              or
Beaver County
Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550
Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000 or
Rochester Twp Police at (724) 774-3986

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                   2008 Unsolved Arson

Crime Solvers and the Beaver County Detective Bureau is seeking information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for the Beaver County Ice Arena arson of 03/27/2008, in Brady's Run Park.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip line at (724) 774-2000 or the Beaver County Detective Bureau at
(724) 728-5700.

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                    2007 MISSING PERSON

Missing Person: Miss Karen Adams
Last seen: March 12th 2007 approximately 2:20 am
Location last seen: Mountaineer in West Virginia

Circumstances of the case: On Monday March 12th 2007 at 2:20 pm Miss Karen Adams was reported missing. Karen has not been seen or heard from since the date she was reported missing. Karen was last seen at the Mountaineer in West Virginia. Karen was driving a Maroon Suzuki (four) 4 door sedan with Pennsylvania registration (ETD-5587).

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Karen Adams please contact Independence Township Police at (724) 378-7774 ,  Beaver County Detectives Bureau at (724) 773-8550 or Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000


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                   ***CASE SOLVED ***

2008 Unsolved Double Homicide 
                                                    Location: Beaver Falls Pennsylvania                                          
Date: July 1st 2008                                                                          Victim:Demetria Harper

Victim: Richard Harper

                                    ***Case Solved / Case Closed ***

Circumstance of the case: On July 1, 2008 the City of Beaver Falls Police Department was dispatched to a residence after a woman reported finding her brother & sister-in-law shot to death in their basement. Officers responding to the call and discovered two victims who were later identified as Richard Harper and his wife Demetria Harper. Both victims were found "hog tied" and shot once in the head. It was learned that two black males had entered the residence prior to the murders. One of the black male suspects is described as approximately 6ft tall, skinny, and wore a white mask and white gloves. The second black male suspect was described as being approximately 5ft 4inches tall wearing all black clothing including a black "dew rag" over his face, black gloves, and a black hooded sweatshirt. One of the suspects had a semi-automatic handgun.


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                  2009 Unsolved Arson                                                               Location: New Sewickley Township Pennsylvania                            
Date: 05-10-2009                                                                        
Offense: Arson                                                                                                                                                                               
Circumstances of the case: On Sunday May 10th 2009 at approximately 00:45 hours the New Sewickley Township Police Department responded to the report of a pavilion on fire at the Big Knob Grange. Officers arriving on scene observed heavy fire and smoke venting from Big Knob Grange "Hall". Due to the suspicious nature of the fire officers began an investigation. It was determined through this investigation that the fire was deliberately set.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the New Sewickley Township Police Department at (724) 774-2473 or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Anonymous Tip Line at (724) 774-2000.   

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                2009 Unsolved Robbery                                       
Location: Baden Borough Pennsylvania                                          
Date: 05-28-2009                                                                            Offense:Robbery                                                                              Circumstances of the case: On 05-28-2009 at approximately 19:08 hours Baden Police were dispatched to the Center Point Convenience Store located on the 500 block of State Street for a robbery in progress. When police arrived they discovered that the convenience store clerk had been robbed at gun point by a thin white male, approximately 5'9 to 5'11 wearing blue jeans and a black hoodie. The robber pointed a black colored revolver with a 6 to 8 inch barrel at the clerk. The robber demanded all the cash be placed into a bag. It is believed that the suspect fled the scene in a Buick passenger car which was parked in an alley near the store with an undisclosed amount of money.  

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Baden Police Department at (724) 869-3705 or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Anonymous Tip Line at (724) 774-2000

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          2009 Unsolved Homicide                                                       
Location: Wykes Street & Davis Street in Aliquippa, PA                        
Date & Time: May 23rd 2009 at approximately 1:45pm                      
Victim: Will Motton                                                                        

Circumstances of the case: Will Motton was sitting in a vehicle at the intersection of Wykes Street and Davis Street in Aliquippa Pennsylvania when he was approached by multiple unknown gunmen. Will Motton was shot and then tried to run down Wykes Street but was followed by one of the gunmen who continued firing. Motton died later in the day from his wounds.                                                                                  
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Aliquippa Police Department at (724) 375-6682, the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550 or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000            
                                            $1,000.00 REWARD is being offered!

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           2010 Unsolved Homicide  
Location: Main Street and Harding Avenue in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania        
Date and Time: January 9th 2010 at approximately 3:00 pm                  
Victim: James Little                     
Circumstances of the case: James Little was found lying dead from multiple gunshot wounds in the middle of Main Street by two people who were passing by the area.          
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Aliquippa Police Department at (724) 375-6682, the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550 or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at
(724) 774-2000 
                                      $1,000.00 REWARD is being offered!

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Marvin Steals Unsolved Homicide / COLD CASE SPOTLIGHT               
Location: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania                                                        
Date and Time: January 29th 2001                                                       
Victim: Marvin Steals                                                                         

Circumstances of the case
: Marvin Steals was last seen at the Champagne Lounge on Franklin Avenue in Aliquippa during the early morning hours of January 29th 2001. His body was discovered along Temple Road in Beaver County Pennsylvania. Marvin Steals had been shot and killed.        
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Aliquippa Police Department at (724) 375-6682,
the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550 or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774- 2000
              
                                    $1,000.00 REWARD is being offered!    

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William Williamson Unsolved Homicide/ COLD CASE SPOTLIGHT     
Location: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
Date: 08-21-1997
Victim: William Williamson
Circumstances of the case: On or about 08-21-1997 at approximately 11:21 am Aliquippa Police received a complaint of a domestic dispute taking place at (161 Spring Street). This complaint was made by a male's voice claiming to be a "Bob Smith". Officers arrived on scene and observed a male caucasion through the glass of the front door lying motionless in the living room. The male was observed having a pillow over his face. After making several unsuccessful attempts of trying to get this male subjects attention, officers proceeded to gain entry into the residence by breaking the glass. Once inside officers discovered that the male was deceased. William Williamson's death was due to a combination of trauma and asphyxiation.       

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Aliquippa Police Department at (724) 375-6682, the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550 , or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000

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                       2011 Missing Person Case
Missing Person: Kenneth James Williams Jr.
Last Seen 05-14-2011
Location last seen: Monaca, Pennsylvania

On May 18th 2011 the Beaver County Detective Bureau assisted the Ambridge Police Department with a missing person report on Kenneth Williams. Kenneth was last seen on May 14th 2011 in Monaca, PA. Kenneth's vehicle was seen abandoned on May 14th 2011 in a remote area of Monogahela County, WV. Keneth was not seen with this vehicle.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550, or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000

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               2010 Unsolved Arson

Location: Hopewell Township Pennsylvania
Date: 10-29-2010
Offense: Arson

Circumstances of the case: The Hopewell Township Police Department is investigating an arson at Darroch's Funeral Home. Hopewell Township Police received a call from a motorists indicating that they had seen smoke coming from the rear of the building. A subsequent investigation conducted by the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshall determined that the fire was an arson.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Hopewell Township Police Department at (724) 378-0555 or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000. 

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           1974 Unsolved Homicide/ COLD CASE SPOTLIGHT

Location:
Hopewell Township Pennsylvania
Date:
1974
Victim: Annette Tokarz
Circumstances of the Case:
Hopewell Township Police and the Beaver County Detective Bureau are investigating a cold case homicide of a 23 year old female identified as Annette Tokarz. The body of Annette Tokarz was discovered in a shallow creek in Lakewood Park (Hopewell Township PA) on March 6th 1974. The cause of death was listed as Asphyxiation, secondary to drowning.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550, the Hopewell Township Police Department at (724) 378-0555, or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000.
 

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                                   1975 Unsolved Homicide/ COLD CASE SPOTLIGHT

Location: Georgetown, Pennsylvania
Date: August 23rd 1975
Victim: John Cowling
Circumstance of the Case: On the night of August 22nd 1975 a live in roommate of John Cowling stated that he received a disturbing phone call which resulted in John hanging up the phone. The roommate said that around 03:30 hours John's dogs began to bark. A vehicle approached the residence. The roomate stated that he heard nothing more than the vehicle's car door shut. The roommate said that he did eventually get up to check on John and discovered his body outside of the residence. The cause of death is listed as Traumatic subarachnoid hemmorrhage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at (724) 284-8100, the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550, or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000.

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                                      1977 Unsolved Homicide/ COLD CASE SPOTLIGHT

Location: Darlington, Pennsylvania
Date: 11-19-1977
Victim: Patricia Neil Randolph (A.K.A. Babyface)
Circumstance of the Case: The body of Patrica Neil Randolph was discovered on Saturday the 19th of November 1977 on the berm of Anderson Road near the intersection with Route 51. An autopsy was conducted and determined that the manner of death was strangulation. Witnesses at the seen remembered seeing a white International truck tractor with a white van type trailer in the area.

Anyone with Information about this homicide is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police at (724) 284-8100, the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550, or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000

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                                    2003 Unsolved Homicide/ COLD CASE SPOTLIGHT

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Date:
11-04-2003
Victim:
Robin Sue Miller
Circumstance of the Case:
On 11-04-2003 at approximately 12:00 hours the City of Beaver Falls Police Department received a walk in complaint from two individuals stating that they were walking in the 1500 block of First Avenue when they observed the body of a female later identified as Robin Sue Miller inside of a shed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Beaver Falls Police Department at (724) 847-2821, the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550, or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Tip Line at (724) 774-2000.

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                                       1982 Unsolved Homicide/ COLD CASE SPOTLIGHT

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Date: 12-21-2982
Victim: George Anderson ( A.K.A.  Cowboy)
Circumstance of the Case:  George Anderson (Cowboy) was found floating in the Ohio River, North Shore, by a barge crew on 04-30-1983. George Anderson was still wearing clothing with ropes and and a weight sill tied to his legs. George Anderson has been missing since 12-21-1982 from his residence in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Pennsylvania State Police at (724) 284-8100, the Beaver County Detective Bureau at (724) 773-8550, or the Beaver County Crime Solvers Anonymous Tip Line at (724) 774-2000.

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