Meadville Tribune

October 8, 2012

Blotter 10/08


MEADVILLE TRIBUNE

MEADVILLE — Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Paul N. Gage Jr., 45, 1089 Liberty St., 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 theft by unlawful taking, unauthorized use of motor/other vehicles and one summary charge. West Mead Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 19. He was placed in Crawford County Prison on $20,000 bail.



Crashes

State Police

- Carol J. Crockett, 57, of Erie, was westbound on McClellan Street Extension when she stopped at a stop sign but failed to see John F. Meeder, 64, of Meadville, approaching southbound on Plank Road, according to state police. She pulled across the intersection and her 2010 Lincoln MKT was struck broadside by his 2006 Chrysler Town Country. Crockett sustained minor injuries, and Meeder suffered moderate injuries, according to police.

n David B. Cosmano, 43, of Stanley, N.Y., was traveling north on I-79 at mile marker 148.7 when he fell asleep at the wheel and left the roadway at 10:35 p.m. Oct. 1, according to state police. The 1994 Peterbilt semi-truck traveled about 244 feet and struck an embankment causing the trailer to overturn.



Crimes

State Police

- Corey J. Urey, 26, of Cochranton, was accused of harassment after he and a 23-year-old Harmonsburg woman were involved in a minor physical domestic incident in Summit Township at 9:35 a.m. Sept. 16, according to state police. A harassment charge is pending.

n A Conneautville woman was robbed of Suboxone and $50 when an undisclosed suspect removed her purse from a Conneautville residence at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Meadville barracks. The purse and rest of its contents were found under the steps of the Conneautville library. The investigation continues.

n A Saegertown man’s vehicle was stolen from his residence at 3 a.m. Oct. 3, according to state police. The 2003 Ford Taurus was later recovered at John Merritt baseball fields in Venango. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call (814) 332-6911.

n A 37-year-old Meadville woman fell victim to fraud when one or more suspects forged her signature on a check issued to her in the amount of $145 which they cashed at 9:13 a.m., Sept. 4, according to state police. The investigation continues.



Meadville Area Magisterial District Justice

Brian Scott Stevens, 43, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday before Meadville Area Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm on Meadville Police Department charges of criminal trespass, breaking into a structure; and criminal mischief, tampering with property for a Sept. 20 incident and was returned to Crawford County jail, where he has been confined since Sept. 20 in lieu of $50,000 bail.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Jon T. Smith, 23, of 13584 Faust Rd., Conneaut Lake, waived his 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 one summary charge. Conneaut Lake Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 2 in Sadsbury Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is set for Nov. 2.

- Orville F. Huber III, 46, of 7661 Andrew Lane, Conneaut Lake, 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. Conneaut Lake Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 1 in Sadsbury Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is set for Nov. 2.

- John P. Aaron, 57, of 168 Melrose, Youngstown, Ohio, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of use/possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Conneaut Lake Police filed the charges for an incident on July 7 in Sadsbury Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is set for Nov. 2.

- Isaac R. Smith, 26, of 22245 Shartle Rd., Meadville, 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. Conneaut Lake Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 2 in Sadsbury Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is set for Nov. 2.

- Andrew A. Griffin, 30, of 1 Morgan Ave., Pittsburgh, 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 Aug. 11 in Conneaut Lake. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is set for Nov. 2.



Crashes

State Police

- Sarah Blair, 27, of Meadville, was traveling north on Kennedy Hill Road 98 feet north of Krider Road in Vernon Township when she lost control of her vehicle for unknown reasons and struck a guide rail at 11:30 p.m. Sept. 21, according to State Police. She drove her 1995 Mercury Tracer approximately one mile from the scene and left the car in the rear parking lot of Hoss’s Steakhouse on State Route 322 and allegedly received a ride home from a friend. Police said the vehicle was discovered on Sept. 22 by a restaurant manager and towed from the scene.

- A 14-year-old Saegertown male was cited for operating an ATV on Brookhouser Road 131 feet east of Hites Road in Hayfield Township at 5:12 p.m. Sept. 11. He lost control of the 2004 Yamaha YFZ450 for unknown reasons and overturned multiple times until he was thrown from the vehicle, according to State Police. He was taken to Meadville Medical and was later released.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Jeannine A. Tuttle, 36, of Townville, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols on charges of unlawful contact with a minor, indecent exposure and corruption of minors. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on July 2 in Steuben Township. Her bail is set at $5,000 unsecured.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Melissa M. Humes, 41, of 27635 Highway 408, Cambridge Springs, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi and was bound over to the next term of court on a charge of bad checks. Vernon Township Police filed the charge for an incident on June 22. She was released on her own recognizance.

- Jon Joseph A. Holland, 23, of 5550 Autumnwood Drive, 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 two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 28 in Greenwood Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

- John E. Varner Jr., 30, of 11410 East Lake Road, North East, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI and three summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 23 in Greenwood Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Crashes

State Police

- Kathleen J. Shartle, 65, of Meadville, was traveling southbound on Route 86 when she exited the roadway to the west and went into an approximate two-foot ditch before proceeding about 40 yards and hitting 20 feet of a nearby neighbor’s fence at 7 p.m. Sept. 30, according to State Police. Her 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan came to a rest in the western shoulder up against a wooden fence.

n David B. Cosmano, 43, of Stanley, N.Y., was traveling north on I-79 at mile marker 148.7 when he fell asleep at the wheel and left the roadway at 10:35 p.m. Oct. 1, according to state police. The 1994 Peterbilt semi-truck traveled about 244 feet and struck an embankment causing the trailer to overturn.

- Steven Beagle, of Linesville, was traveling north on Church Road at Maple Drive in South Shenango Township when he became distracted and traveled off the west side of the road, striking a telephone pole at an undisclosed time on Oct. 3, according to State Police. He was airlifted to UPMC Hamot for suspected neck injuries. His 1999 Mercury Cougar was subsequently disabled, police said. Jamestown VFD assisted.



Crime

n Robert E. Summers, 45, of Erie, was accused of striking an undisclosed victim at 7 p.m. in Beaver Township as the victim was leaving the scene, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Meadville barracks. A charge of harassment is pending.

- Corey J. Urey, 26, of Cochranton, was accused of harassment after he and a 23-year-old Harmonsburg woman were involved in a minor physical domestic incident in Summit Township at 9:35 a.m. Sept. 16, according to state police. A harassment charge is pending.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Homer G. Cote, 71, of 3530 State Highway 198, Conneautville, waived his 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 two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 7 in Beaver Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 2.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Cody A. Ul, 23, of 2791 Philadelphia Road, Springboro, waived his 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 six summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 26 in Spring Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 2.



Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Phyllis J. Devore, 50, of 1120 Market St., Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and one summary charge. Meadville Police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 20. She was released on her own recognizance.

- San Antonio Hawkins, 27, of 1179 South Cottage St., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture or deliver and criminal use of communication facility. Meadville Police filed the charges for an incident on Jan. 13. He was released on his own recognizance.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Robert J. Crowe, 32, of Cambridge Springs, 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 possession of marijuana and use/possession of drug paraphernalia. Cambridge Springs Police filed the charges for an incident on May 4, 2011. He was released on his own recognizance.



- A 36-year-old Centerville man’s unlocked residence was robbed of $3,175 worth of electronics and medication at approximately 7:15 p.m. Sept. 30, according to State Police. No further information was provided.

- A 36-year-old Meadville man’s vehicle was damaged by unknown suspects at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in Sadsbury Township. Suspects used a key to scratch a vulgar phrase in the driver’s side front door and cut the front left tire, according to State Police. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police in Meadville at (814) 332-6911.



- Pennsylvania State Police are looking for an unknown suspect who shot the front window of a 58-year-old Hartstown woman’s residence in West Fallowfied Township at 10 a.m. Sept. 22. Anyone with information is asked to call (814) 332-6911.

- A Harmonsburg man told State Police someone moved his Ford Explorer from a Country Fair gas pump in Linesville while he was inside purchasing food and drinks. The investigation continues.

- Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a burglary that took place in Hayfield Township at 12:55 a.m. Sept. 28. One or more unknown suspects reportedly entered a barn and stole a dirt bike and ATV that were later discovered undamaged south of the residence. Anyone with information is asked to call (814) 332-6911.

- A 25-year-old Guys Mills man reported a stolen 2004 Yamaha Raptor 660 on Sept. 23. One or more unknown suspects stole the ATV from the victim’s front yard then fled in an unknown direction, according to State Police. Anyone with information is asked to call (814) 332-6911.