Meadville Tribune

Police Blotter

September 10, 2012

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MEADVILLE — Crimes

State Police

- A Hayfield Township resident told police that the dead bolt on her trailer door was tampered with and damaged at 7 p.m. on Aug. 25.

Police had no word on whether entry was made and said no items were missing or disturbed.

- A Woodcock Township resident told state police that his trailer was struck with several eggs on Aug. 23. The police have no further details.

- Trace Lawn and Landscaping Inc. reported a theft of 60 gallons of high-octane gasoline from an external fuel cell at North Wayland Road, East Mead Township, on Aug. 27.

Police said the subjects also caused approximately $300 in damage to the cell by removing the fuel.

- Police reported five to six vehicles damaged the sod at Gibson Park near Harmonsburg around 8:15 p.m. Aug. 27. Photos of the vehicles were taken for authorities to analyze.

Crashes

State Police

- Two people were injured in a Bloomfield Township crash. Pennsylvania State Police at Corry reported an the accident at the intersection of state Routes 77 and 8 at 2:06 p.m. Sept. 30. Kallol Bhattacharyya, 58, was traveling west on Route 77 when he turned left onto the southbound lane of Route 8, colliding with a vehicle driven by 32-year-old Courtney Ferrie, according to police. Both parties sustained minor injuries and an investigation is pending, police reported.

- A deer ran into the path of a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vehicle on Irish Road just west of Wetsell Road in Cussewago Township at 1:30 a.m. Friday, Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville reported. Randall Schirra, 46, of Cranesville suffered no injuries, but the 2008 Dodge Dakota took damage to the front end and radiator, making it undrivable, according to police.

- Two vehicles suffered disabling damage after an accident at 7:41 a.m. Sept. 1 in Athens Township. Jonathan Pleskovich, 29, of Pittsburgh was traveling north on Little Cooley Road when his 2008 Subaru Impreza crossed the centerline and side-swiped Gregory Curtis, 41, of Union City according to police. Pleskovich reportedly spun out and landed in a ditch off of the northbound lane while Curtis brought his 2009 Ford F-150 to a controlled stop. Neither drivers suffered any injuries, but an investigation is pending, police said.

Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

Donald Acton, 71, of Union City, waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of DUI and careless driving. State police filed the charges for an incident on July 1 in Sparta Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

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