Meadville Tribune

January 22, 2014

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Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Crashes

State Police

-David E. Brown, 61, of West Springfield, was traveling south on Route 99 in Venango Township when he lost control of his vehicle at 7:53 a.m. Jan. 20, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly left the roadway and struck a guardrail. He sustained minor injuries, police said. Cambridge Springs VFD assisted on scene.

-Douglas E. Sourbeer, 57, of Willow Street, was traveling north on Route 6/19 in Hayfield Township when he lost control of his vehicle on the icy roadway at 11:01 a.m. Jan. 20, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly left the roadway and struck several trees. No injuries were reported.

-Stephen C. Parker, 57, of Union City, was traveling north on Route 8 in Bloomfield Township when his vehicle left the roadway at 12:30 a.m. Jan. 20, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly struck a ditch, slid up an embankment and hit a metal utility box. No injuries were reported.

-Jo E. Schumacher, 45, of Conneautville, was traveling east on Route 198 in Spring Township when he lost control of his vehicle at 8:33 a.m. Jan. 20, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly left the roadway and struck a ditch. He was transported to Meadville Medical Center for minor injuries, police said. Springboro fire department and West End Towing assisted on scene.

-Ryan M. Charsar, age unlisted, of Jamestown, was traveling southwest on Route 322 in South Shenango Township when his vehicle left the roadway at 1:30 a.m. Jan. 16, according to state police. The vehicle reportedly struck a stop sign and utility pole. Charsar left the scene of the crash, police said. The investigation continues. No injuries were reported.

-Dean A. Wood, 46, of Saegertown, was traveling north on Leslie Road in West Mead Township when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered road at 2:10 a.m. Jan. 19, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly struck a ditch and utility pole before rolling onto its side. No injuries were reported.

-Judith A. Bell-Dorman, 71, of Greenville, was traveling on Williamsfield Road in West Shenango Township when she struck driver Dwayne Burlingame of Erie, who was attempting to turn onto Fry Road at 10:20 a.m. Jan. 22, according to state police. Bell-Dorman was reportedly trying to pass a vehicle behind Burlingame’s and failed to see him turning. Both drivers were transported to UPMC Greenville for minor injuries, police said. Both vehicles were reportedly disabled from the crash. Jamestown VFD assisted on scene.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Susan J. Wheaton, 20, of 129796 Route 198, Conneautville, 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 intentional possession of a controlled substance and use/possession of drug paraphernalia. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 21 in Summerhill Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Mark C. Cagnoli, 44, of 13600 Hartstown Road, Linesville, 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 Dec. 12 in Summit Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Pamela S. Colburn, 34, of 14066 Spur Road, Linesville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI and four summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 18 in Summit Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-David A. Koewacich, 43, of Hartstown, 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 Dec. 15 in Sadsbury Township. He was released on his own recognizance.