Meadville Tribune

October 24, 2013

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Kimberly M. Winters, 33, of 2158 Kenny Lane, Waterford, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of criminal conspiracy and retail theft. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on June 6. She was placed in Crawford County jail on $20,000 bond.

-Brian R. Trudnowski, 39, of 2158 Kenny Lane, Waterford, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on charges of criminal conspiracy and retail theft. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on June 6. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $20,000 bond.

-Russell J. Rice, 21, of 524 Halyday Run Road, Oil City, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of possession of unstamped cigarettes. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charge for an incident on Sept. 8 in Vernon Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Courtney R. Christy, 23, of 1105 South Water St., Linesville, waived her 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 July 18. She was released on her own recognizance.

-James M. Reed, 37, of 21928 Stein Hill Road, Cochranton, 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. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on July 28 in Greenwood Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Michael S. Vittorio, 46, of 21993 Sherred Hill Road, Venango, was held for a preliminary hearing and 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 Aug. 9 in Fairfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Jana R. Moats, 22, of 1219 South Main St., Meadville, waived her 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 Sept. 23. She was released on her own recognizance.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Sondra S. Lewis, 49, of 6118 Adamsville Road, Adamsville, waived her 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 three summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 11 in East Fallowfield Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Jeffrey L. Kaiser, 47, of 26707 North Beaver Road, Springboro, was held for a preliminary hearing and 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 Sept. 5 in Beaver Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Brent A. Proper, 18, of Titusville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of retail theft. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charge for an incident on Oct. 5 in Oil Creek Township. He was released from Crawford County jail on $5,000 bond.

-Chad M. Trojanowski, 23, of Sugar Grove, 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, accidents involving death or personal injury, accidents involving damage to attended vehicle/property and two summary charges. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 21. He was released on his own recognizance.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Thomas J. King, 24, of Cambridge Springs, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver and 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 Sept. 6 in Venango. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Ian R. Dunton, 30, of 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 three summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 2 in Saegertown. He was released on his own recognizance.



Crime

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of theft by deception and receiving stolen property on White Road in Rome Township between Aug. 28 and Sept. 10. A suspect reportedly sold a rifle which had been stolen from another residence. The investigation continues.