Meadville Tribune

November 16, 2013

Nov. 17 Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Matthew S. Gindhart, 37, of 3020 Mercer St., Philadelphia, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood for Judge William Chisholm and bound over to the next term of court on charges of criminal conspiracy, acquiring⁄obtaining possession of a controlled substance by misrepresentation and criminal attempt. The Attorney General’s Office filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 9 in Meadville. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $250,000 bond.

-Jeffrey S. Waters, 45, of 5632 Woodcrest Ave., Philadelphia, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of criminal conspiracy. The Attorney General’s Office filed the charge for an incident on Nov. 9 in Meadville. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $100,000 bond.

-Alford E. Jones Jr., 34, of 1449 North Redfield St., Philadelphia, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of criminal conspiracy and manufacture⁄delivery⁄possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture⁄deliver. The Attorney General’s Office filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 9 in Meadville. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $100,000 bond.

-Tahj L. Jones, 21, of 404 Poplar St., Meadville, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of aggravated assault, unlawful restraint, terroristic threats, simple assault, disorderly conduct and one summary charge. West Mead Township police filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 8. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $35,000 bond with conditions.

-Michael A. Mondo, 54, of 17001 Berkshire Drive, Meadville, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of terroristic threats, recklessly endangering another person, simple assault and theft by unlawful taking. Meadville police filed the charges for incidents on Oct. 4 and 10. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $50,000 bond with conditions.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Gerimy L. Barnes, 34, of West Hickory, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and theft by deception. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on May 24 in Oil Creek Township. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $20,000 bond.

-Sara R. Snyder, 30, of Centerville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on charges of intentional possession of a controlled substance and use⁄possession of drug paraphernalia. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on April 24 in Centerville. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Daniel V. Valentine, 19, of Hydetown, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of robbery, criminal conspiracy, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 9. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $10,000 bond.

-Clinton L. Proctor Jr., 18, of Meadville, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of robbery, criminal conspiracy, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 9. His bond is set at $10,000 unsecured.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Bradley J. Duignan, 25, of 27125 Yucha Road, Cambridge Springs, 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 four summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 17 in South Shenango Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Michael C. Morgan, 21, of 11360 Kirilla Drive, Conneaut Lake, 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 one summary charge. Conneaut Lake police filed the charges for an incident on Oct. 12 in Sadsbury Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Crimes

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of harassment on Church Road in Greenwood Township at unknown times between Nov. 6 and 13. One or more unknown suspects reportedly placed freshly-killed animals on a resident’s front porch on four different occasions.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary at Country Royals C.B. Association Grounds in Rome Township between 2 p.m. Nov. 7 and 9 a.m. Nov. 11. One or more unknown suspects reportedly entered a locked building and removed three Stihl chainsaws, valued at approximately $600, before fleeing the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call state police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.



Crashes

State Police

-Jeffrey S. Johnson, 25, of Guys Mills, was traveling east on Reservoir Road in Hayfield Township when he lost control of his vehicle on a closed section of roadway at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 13, according to state police. The vehicle reportedly rolled onto its roof. No injuries were reported.

-Kristi K. Heilman, 47, of Cambridge Springs, was traveling north on Route 86 in Cambridge Township when she lost control of her vehicle at 9:55 a.m. Nov. 13, according to state police. The vehicle reportedly left the roadway. She suffered minor injuries and was taken to Meadville Medical Center, police said. Cambridge VFD and volunteer ambulance service assisted on scene.

-Steven A. Lobdell, 33, of Erie, was traveling south on Route 8 in Bloomfield Township when his vehicle struck a deer that ran into the roadway at 6:25 a.m. Nov. 13, according to state police. No injuries were reported.