Meadville Tribune

August 10, 2013

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Rachael M. Smithers, 22, of 1044 Liberty St., Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of retail theft. Meadville police filed the charge for an incident on June 21. She was released on her own recognizance.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Daniel C. Stallsmith, 24, of Townville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver 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 July 14 in Randolph Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Steven K. Fogal Sr., 54, of Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on July 3 in Hayfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Ryan A. Holler, 21, of Cambridge Springs, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on March 1 in Hayfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance. Holler also waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of theft by unlawful taking and two counts of criminal conspiracy. Cam-bridge Springs police filed the charges for an incident on April 27. He was released from Crawford County jail on $2,500 bond.

-Mary McCarthy, 33, of Cambridge Springs, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of criminal conspiracy. Cambridge Springs police filed the charge for an incident on April 27. She was released from Crawford County jail on nonmonetary bond.

-Raina L. Showalter, 36, of Conneaut, Ohio, waived her 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 July 3 in Woodcock Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

n Nicholas A. Schultz, 25, of Saegertown, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on July 7 in Cambridge Springs. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Burton D. Porter, 40, of Conneautville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI and two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on June 1 in Hayfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Seth A. Baker, 33, of Saegertown, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of simple assault and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on June 18 in Hayfield Township. His bond is set as nonmonetary.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Joseph D. Gaydosh, 25, of 11694 Gilbert Road, Guys Mills, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of arrest prior to requisition. The Crawford County Sheriff’s office filed the charge for an incident on Aug. 6 in Meadville. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $75,000 bond.

-Kayla M. Kaiser, 24, of 6285 Fisher Road, Conneautville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and six summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on June 9 in Spring Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Jody L. Tatters, 36, of 543 Pine St., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on May 9 in Summerhill Township. He was released on her own recognizance.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Stephanie J. Mullen, 34, of Titusville, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and bound over to the next term of court on two counts of forgery, four counts of theft by unlawful taking, four counts of receiving stolen property, theft by failure to make a required disposition of funds, two counts of theft by deception and two counts of identity theft. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 9. Her bond is set at $25,000 unsecured.

-Michael Gennaro, 21, of Titusville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nichols and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of simple assault, terroristic threats and defiant trespass. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on June 29. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $25,000 bond.



Crashes

State Police

-Mirrissa K. Fleming, 19, of Saegertown, was traveling south on Williams Road in Hayfield Township when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed the oncoming traffic lane and left the roadway at 2:51 p.m. Aug. 6, according to state police. Her vehicle reportedly struck a ditch, overturned and came to rest on its roof. Fleming was transported to Meadville Medical Center for minor injuries, police said. Summit Township Ambulance, Hayfield Volunteer Fire Department and Smitty’s Towing assisted at the scene.

-Ashlyn M. Stec, 27, of Spartansburg, was traveling north on Route 89 in Sparta Township when she fell asleep and left the roadway at 4 a.m. Aug. 4, according to state police. Her vehicle reportedly struck a utility pole and traveled over an embankment before she fled the scene without notifying police. She sustained minor injuries, police said. Leroy’s Towing assisted on scene.

-Troy A. Gillespie, 35, of Meadville, was traveling north on Route 322 in East Fairfield Township when he struck driver Joseph Campbell, of Cochranton, who was stopped in the roadway to turn left onto Townhall Road at 3:08 p.m. Aug. 1, according to state police. Campbell’s vehicle reportedly overturned. Both drivers were transported to Meadville Medical Center for moderate injuries, police said. Both vehicles were reportedly towed from the scene. Cochranton EMS assisted on scene.

-Robert W. Schroer, 70, of Cochranton, was traveling east on Route 285 in Greenwood Township when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a mailbox at 12:40 p.m. Aug. 6, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly continued traveling until it struck a guardrail. He sustained minor injuries but refused medical treatment, police said. Leonard’s Towing assisted on scene.



Crimes

State Police

-Phillip D. Currier, 56, of Linesville, was accused of simple assault for an alleged incident on Erie Street in Linesville at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 4, according to state police.

n Pennsylvania State Police reported a theft in a parking lot at the intersection of West State Road and Route 322 in West Shenango Township at an unknown time between July 31 and Aug. 4. One or more unknown suspects reportedly took three large commercial vehicle tarps off a trailer.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of criminal mischief on Route 8 in Oil Creek Township between 9 p.m. Aug. 3 and 8 a.m. Aug. 4. One or more known suspects reportedly struck four mailboxes and a street sign with a vehicle. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a theft on Mikayla Drive in Woodcock Township between 4:30 p.m. Aug. 2 and 7 p.m. Aug. 4. One or more unknown suspects reportedly stole a 47-in. flat screen TV from a trailer.