Meadville Tribune

October 27, 2013

Courts and Police 10/27


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Jesse M. Duke, age unlisted, 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 charges of theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received and false reports. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 8 in Rockdale Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

- 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.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Deanna N. Geer, 23, of 10967 Brittany Lane, Harmonsburg, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault and endangering the welfare of children. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 7 in North Shenango Township. She was released from Crawford County jail on $25,000 bond.

- Carrie A. Gonzalez, 25, of 160 South Fifth St., Conneaut Lake, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence, endangering the welfare of children and five summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 13 in Conneaut Lake. She was released on her own recognizance.

- Robert E. Shreffler III, 29, of 7392 Jefferson St., Hartstown, 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 Aug. 11 in West Fallowfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

- Gordon F. Whitesmith, 73, of 12258 Lakeside 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. Linesville police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 29. He was released on his own recognizance.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Donald L. Gerard, 52, of Saegertown, was bound over to the next term of court following a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols on a charge of fraudulently obtaining public assistance. Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare filed the charge for an incident July 25. He was released on his own recognizance.

- 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.

- Tyler J. Peterson, 27, 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 receiving stolen property, criminal conspiracy and two counts of theft by deception. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on March 1 in Oil Creek Township. He was released from Crawford County jail on $25,000 bond.



Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Justin N. McGail, 26, of 671 Graff Ave., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of simple assault and three summary counts. Meadville Police filed the charges for an incident Aug. 24. He was released on non-monetary bond.

- Brian E. Frye, 30, of 1083 Fredonia Road, Hadley, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts each of delivery of marijuana, possession with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication device. Meadville Police filed the charges for incidents Sept. 2 and 16. He was released on $25,000 bond.

- Bradley R. Crady, 32, of 6969 Gay Ave., Andover Ohio, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of simple assault and criminal mischief and two summary counts. Meadville Police filed the charges for an incident Sept. 22. Crady was released on $5,000 bond.

- Bryce D. Beers, 22, of 382 Baldwin St., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of driving under the influence and two summary counts. Meadville Police filed the charges for an incident Sept. 22. 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.