Meadville Tribune

October 20, 2012

Courts and Blotter


The Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Holly R. Kinnear, 29, of Titusville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered, use/possession of drug paraphernalia and two summary charges. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on May 26. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Kyle E. Kenyon, 25, of Titusville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of insurance fraud and theft by deception. The Attorney General’s office filed the charges for an incident on June 8, 2011. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Jason D. Shontz, 38, of Titusville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and two summary charges. Titusville Police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 19. He was released on his own recognizance.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Justin M. Bartone, 27, of 3140 State Highway 198, Conneautville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 7 in Beaver Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is scheduled for Oct. 16.

-Duane M. Bowers, 25, of 24057 Spring Road, Springboro, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 21 in Beaver Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 16.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Crystal D. Bennett, 39, of 206 East Carlton Road, Carlton, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood, standing in for Judge Michael Rossi, and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft and receiving stolen property. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on Oct. 6. Her bail is set at $5,000 unsecured. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 26.

-Erick D. Crump, 20, of 416 Pine St., Meadville, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood for Judge Michael Rossi on charges of burglary, criminal trespassing, endangering the welfare of children, criminal mischief, simple assault and one summary charge. Vernon Township Police filed the charges for an incident on Oct. 13. He was placed in Crawford County Prison on $25,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 23.

-Derrick E. Crump, 21, of 416 Pine St., Meadville, was arraigned on charges of burglary, criminal trespassing, endangering the welfare of children, criminal mischief, two counts of simple assault and one summary charge. Vernon Township Police filed the charges for an incident on Oct. 13. He was placed in Crawford County Prison on $25,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 23.



Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Christopher L. Beers, 20, of 1128 S. Main St., Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm on the charge of simple assault and one summary charge. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 29. He was released on non-monetary bail.



Crimes

State Police

-A Conneaut Lake man was charged with the assault and harassment of two victims for an incident Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. in Summit Township, according to state police.

-A 45-year-old Munhall man reported the theft of a submersible pump that caused subsequent damage to his water well system between 4 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 in West Shenango Township.



Crashes

State Police

-David M. Harding, 21, of Conneautville, was traveling west on Interstate 90, west of South Creek Road in Girard Township, Erie, County, when he fell apparently asleep in his 1994 GMC Sierra and it left the roadway and struck a guardrail at 7:10 p.m. Oct. 10, according to police.