Meadville Tribune

December 29, 2013

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Nicholas M. Viglione III, 33, of 6718 Main St., Hartstown, 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. Linesville police filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 10. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Gary L. Sites Jr., 19, of 310 East Erie St., Linesville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of institutional vandalism on adjacent ground. Linesville police filed the charge for an incident on Nov. 2. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Larrie L. Seitz, 33, of 7343 Fisher Road, Conneautville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of hindering apprehension/prosecution. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charge for an incident on Oct. 4 in Spring Township. She was released from Crawford County jail on $1 bond.

-Donald L. Spooner, 40, of 131 S. Pymatuning St., Linesville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and one summary charge. Linesville police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 7. He was released on $2,500 unsecured bond.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-David P. Balaski, 53, of 3669 Atlantic Lake Road, Atlantic, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 11 in Vernon Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Crashes

State Police

-Sarah E. Flamini, 29, of Pittsburgh was traveling north on Interstate 79 in Vernon Township when she lost control of her vehicle at 3:50 a.m. Dec. 25, according to state police. Her vehicle reportedly left the roadway and struck an embankment. She was transported to Meadville Medical Center, where she was treated for what police described as minor injuries and released. Meadville Ambulance and West End Towing assisted on scene.

-Eric S. Powell, 28, of Townville was traveling north on Route 6/19 in Woodcock Township when he lost control of his vehicle while attempting to pass a plow truck at 2:55 p.m. Dec. 24, according to state police. The vehicle reportedly struck a utility pole and two mailboxes. No injuries were reported. Penelec, Saegertown VFD and Hayden’s towing assisted on scene.

-Kevin English, 34, of Albion was traveling west on Kiefer Road in Spring Township when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered roadway at 10:53 a.m. Dec. 26, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly slid through an intersection and was struck by the vehicle of driver Edward Sheets of Linesville. Sheets’ vehicle then left the roadway and entered a ditch, police said. No injuries were reported. Springboro Volunteer Fire Department and Borderline Towing assisted on scene.

-Jarred A. Smith, 27, of Cochranton was traveling north on Spring Creek Road in Oil Creek Township when he lost control of his vehicle due to a patch of slush at 2:50 p.m. Dec. 25, according to state police. His vehicle reportedly struck a guard rail. No injuries were reported.



Crimes

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of harassment for an alleged physical altercation between a male and female suspect on Wilson Road in Bloomfield Township at 1:08 a.m. Dec. 25.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported an assault in the Tamarack Tavern parking lot in East Mead Township at 2 a.m. Dec. 24. An unknown male suspect reportedly struck a man in the face.

-William H. Roane, 46, address unlisted, was accused of harassment for an alleged physical altercation on Forest Green Drive in West Mead Township at 11:20 p.m. Dec. 23, according to state police.

-Cody A. Tingley, 25, of Conneaut Lake was accused of burglary for an alleged incident on Gehrton Road in Summit Township at 3:52 p.m. Dec. 23, according to state police. He reportedly broke into a residence and removed several items, including firearms, electronic equipment and food.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary on Main Street in Spartansburg at 4 a.m. Dec. 22. One or more unknown suspects reportedly broke into Spartansburg Pharmacy and took prescription medication. The investigation continues.