Meadville Tribune

December 1, 2012

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Vernon Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Nicole A. Shaller, 25, of 159 Walnut St., Apt. B, Meadville, Maryann R. Strohmeyer, 22, of 2329 Philadelphia Road, Springboro, and Michael A. Temple, 23, of 10299 Townline Road, Meadville, each were bound over to the next term of court following preliminary hearings before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi on one count each of possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission filed the charges against each for an incident Oct. 17 at Roche Park in Vernon Township. Shaller, Strohmeyer and Temple all were released on their own recognizance.

-Tonya J. Sample, 24, of Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of false report. Cochranton police filed the charge for an incident on Oct. 23. Her bail is set at $5,000 unsecured.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Richard J. McKay, 29, of Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of driving under the influence and two summary traffic counts. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident Oct. 26 in East Mead Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-William Lisek, 42, of Erie, was bound over to the next term of court following a preliminary hearing on two counts each of simple assault and harassment. Cambridge Springs Police filed the charges for an incident Sept. 30 in Cambridge Springs. Lisek was returned to the Crawford County jail in lieu of $2,500 bond.

-John D. Yulich, 25, of Conneautville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on 10 counts of corruption of minors for an incident March 1, 2011, in Saegertown. He was released on $1,000 unsecured bond. 

-Nevin. J. Jones, 22, of Saegertown, 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 Oct. 27 in Woodcock Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Luke P. Campbell, 22, of 234 Poplar St., Apt. 3, Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm and was bound over to the next term of court one count each of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than age 16, indecent assault of a person less than age 16, unlawful contact with a minor, and corruption of minors. Meadville Police filed the charges for an incident July 31. He was released on $5,000 bond.

-Karol Lee Johnston, 21, of 304 Lincoln Ave., Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing  on Meadville Police Department charges of driving without a license, causing an accident involving an injury while not property licensed, failing to stop at a stop sign and driving an unregistered vehicle for an Oct. 10 incident and was released on her own recognizance.

-April L. Miller, 46, of 613 Williams Street, Clearfield, was arraigned and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of retail theft and use/possession of drug paraphernalia. Meadville police filed the charges for incidents on Oct. 27 and 28. She was placed in Crawford County Prison on $2,500 bail. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 1.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Todd M. Dennis, 51, of Townville, was bound over to the next term of court following a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols on charges of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with an unconscious person, sexual assault, corruption of minors, unlawful contact with a minor, indecent assault of an unconscious person and indecent assault. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident May 28 in Troy Township. Dennis was returned to the Crawford County jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.



Crimes

State Police

-A suspect whose name was not released was accused of taking a lawn mower offered for sale from Conneautville Hardware Store in Conneautville at an unknown time between Nov. 15 and 16, according to state police. The mower was reportedly recovered at a Union Township residence. The incident is currently under investigation.

-A 41-year-old Meadville man reported the theft of multiple items from his property in East Fairfield Township at an unknown time between Nov. 10 and 25, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects reportedly drove a dual-wheeled pickup truck onto the property, entered the victim’s garage, broke into a storage shed and stole tools, chairs, a mattress and box spring and electronics totaling approximately $830. There were no further details released by police.

-A suspect whose name was not released was accused of passing a counterfeit $5 bill at a Kwik Fill gas station in Vernon Township between the hours of 4:30 and 11 p.m. Nov. 14, according to state police. No further details were given by police.



Crashes

State Police

-Kevin R. Baird, 37, of Centerville, was traveling south on Spring Creek Road 2,100 feet north of Keyes Road in Oil Creek Township when a deer entered his lane of travel at 10 p.m. Nov. 25, according to state police. He reportedly swerved to avoid contact, causing the vehicle to travel across both lanes and hit a ditch about 45 feet off the northbound berm before rolling and coming to a rest on its roof. No injuries were reported.

-Rodney, E. Gault, 44, of Jamestown, was traveling westbound on U.S. 322 when he lost control of his vehicle due to icy conditions on a left curve 476 feet south of East State Road in South Shenango Township at 8:10 a.m. Nov. 25, according to state police. The 2003 Chevrolet Venture slid off the north berm and overturned onto its roof. No injuries were reported.