Meadville Tribune

Police Blotter

April 21, 2013

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MEADVILLE — Crashes

State Police

-An unknown driver lost control of a vehicle traveling south on East Troy Road in Troy Township while attempting a right-hand turn onto Reiser Road at 1:20 p.m. April 14, according to state police. The driver reportedly skidded off the roadway and struck a fence before fleeing the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-4023.

-Edward R. Barton, 24, of Meadville, was traveling south on Plank Road in Venango Township when he swerved onto the west berm, supposedly to avoid a small animal and lost control of his vehicle at 9:45 p.m. April 13, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly spun counterclockwise across both lanes of traffic and came to rest sideways in a ditch. Barton was uninjured, but his passenger Amanda Crago of Edinboro suffered minor injuries, police said.

-There were no injuries in a one-car crash on East Lake Road in South Shenango Township at 8:57 p.m. Saturday. Matthew J. Cramer, 32, of Oil City, was driving north when he lost control of the car he was driving, it went off the road and struck a speed limit sign. It then traveled down an embankment and struck several trees. Cramer was wearing a seat belt. Charges are pending.

Crimes

State Police

-A 25-year-old Grand Valley woman reported a theft from her motor vehicle on Lake Road in Bloomfield Township between 9 and 10:20 p.m. April 16, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects allegedly stole a wallet and cell phone, a total estimated value of $115. The investigation continues.

-A 23-year-old Union City man reported a theft from his motor vehicle on 2nd Avenue in Bloomfield Township between 10 and 10:20 p.m. April 16, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects allegedly stole a blue iPod Nano, valued at approximately $150. The investigation continues.

-A 46-year-old Union City woman reported a theft from her motor vehicle on 2nd Avenue in Bloomfield Township between 9:30 and 10:20 p.m. April 16, according to state police. One or more suspects allegedly stole a blue tote bag, valued at approximately $25. The investigation continues.

-A 60-year-old Emsworth woman reported a theft from her motor vehicle on 2nd Avenue in Bloomfield Township between 10:10 and 10:12 p.m. April 16, according to state police. One or more suspects allegedly stole $4 cash and a cell phone, valued at approximately $50. The investigation continues.

-Pennsylvania State Police are looking for a suspect accused of removing a solar panel belonging to Range Resources from a gas well site just south of Dingman Road in Troy Township between 2 p.m. April 12 and 7 a.m. April 15. The Uni-Solar brand panel is approximately 2 feet by 4 feet and valued at $350. The unknown suspect reportedly fled the scene undetected.

-Pennsylvania State Police are looking for one or more unknown suspects accused of entering a Church Road residence in Shenango Township and stealing a 1984 Yamaha motorcycle from its garage between Sept. 19, 2012, and April 17. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police, Meadville barracks at 332-6911.

-King’s Service Center on Mt. Pleasant Road in Bloomfield Township reported a theft of services at noon Feb. 28, according to state police. A known suspect allegedly authorized repairs of a vehicle and took delivery of it, but failed to reimburse King’s for the service.

-A 34-year-old Union City man reported a theft from his motor vehicle on Lakeview Drive in Bloomfield Township between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. April 16, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects allegedly entered his vehicle and stole several items totaling approximately $200. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.

-A 69-year-old Jamestown man reported a robbery in Franklin Township, Erie County, at an unknown time on April 14. Three stainless steel tool chests full of various tools were allegedly taken from a location on Route 98. Police reported no signs of forced entry. There are no suspects at this time.

-A 56-year-old Centerville woman reported a theft at a Kelsey Road residence in Rome Township between 10 p.m. April 11 and 7 p.m. April 14, according to state police. An unknown suspect allegedly removed the owner’s manual for a small back hoe from a tool box attached to its frame before fleeing the scene undetected. The manual is valued at approximately $5.

-A 50-year-old Linesville woman reported access device fraud at a location on Spur Road in Pine Township at an unknown time on April 11, according to state police. A known suspect allegedly made $338.41 worth of unauthorized purchases using the woman’s debit card.

-Chester E. Kirschmann, 68, of Linesville, and Nicholas D. Pierce, 28, of Linesville, were accused of harassment for an alleged physical altercation following an argument on Beaver Center Road in Conneaut Township at 12:30 p.m. April 14, according to state police.

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