Meadville Tribune

Police Blotter

December 14, 2013

Courts and Blotter

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MEADVILLE — Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Christopher P. Maynard, 39, of 4611 Hoffman Lane, Cochranton, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi and bound over to the next term of court on charges of retail theft and criminal conspiracy. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on June 19. He was released on his own recognizance.

-John Abramoski, 27, of 709 Pineview Drive, Edinboro, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of retail theft. Vernon Township police filed the charge for an incident on Oct. 17. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Brandy L. Lonyo, 26, of 19792 Forest Green Drive, Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of retail theft and criminal conspiracy. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on June 19. She was released on her own recognizance.

Crashes

State Police

-State police attempted to stop a vehicle at 2:15 a.m. on Dec. 5 on Little Cooley Road at the intersection of Range Road in Bloomfield Township after the driver committed numerous traffic violations. The driver fled at a high rate of speed, and after a short pursuit, traveled off the roadway and crashed. The driver immediately exited and fled the scene on foot. An investigation is ongoing.

-John M. McLaughlin, 36, of Cambridge Springs was driving north on Plank Road in Venango Township at 3:52 p.m. on Dec. 6 when he steered off the roadway and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle struck a tree before coming to a final rest approximately 50 feet off the roadway. McLaughlin was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

-Edward L. Williamson, 64, of Guys Mills, was driving east on East Oil Creek Road at 2:48 p.m. on Dec. 7 when he lost control due to ice and traveled off the south side of the roadway, struck an embankment and then a small tree. Williamson was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

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