Meadville Tribune

Police Blotter

November 23, 2012

Courts & Police


State police

- William C. Stroup, 28, of Columbus, was traveling south on State Highway 6 and 19 just north of Yucha Road in Cambridge Township when he drove off the right side into a ditch at 2:15 p.m. Nov. 12, according to Pennsylvania State Police. He continued to travel south and struck two trees before coming to a rest. Although both airbags were deployed, state police said, no injuries were reported.

- Brandi L. Braden, 21, of Springboro was traveling north on North Moisertown Road between Grange Center and West Road in Cusse-wago Township when she lost control of her vehicle on a right hand curve and struck a Penelec power pole at an unknown time on Nov. 13, according to state police. She reportedly suffered minor injuries and was taken to Meadville Medical Center where she was treated and later released. The impact of the 2002 Jeep Liberty sheared the pole off near the base, police said. Saegertown Volunteer Fire Department assisted at the scene.

- A 17-year-old Linesville teen was traveling north on South Beaver Road south of PA-198 in Beaver Township when he left the roadway while speeding through adverse conditions at 4:39 p.m. Nov. 12, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The vehicle reportedly struck a ditch and went airborne, hitting a utility pole owned by Windstream Communications. The 1996 Ford F-250 then rolled, coming to a rest on its roof, police said. The juvenile driver was taken to Meadville Medical Center by Fellows Club Fire and Rescue Ambulance and treated for minor injuries. Also assisting on scene were Borderline Towing and Windstream Communications.

- A 42-year-old Conneautville woman was traveling east on Harmonsburg Road east of Spur Road in Pine Township when she left the roadway after being affected by an undisclosed physical condition at 8:45 a.m. Nov. 12, according to Pennsylvania State Police. She reportedly sustained minor injuries while her three-year-old passenger remained unharmed. They were taken to Meadville Medical Center and later released. Her 2009 Hyundai Sonata was towed from the scene.

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