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March 22, 2014

Courts and Police

MEADVILLE — Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-David R. Wellmon, 56, of 3865 Wedgworth Road South, Fort Worth, Texas, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi 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 March 1 in Vernon Township. He was released on $15,000 bond.

Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Lee R. Anthony, 26, of Centerville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols 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 Feb. 9 in Oil Creek Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Charles W. Lukach, 26, of Centerville, 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 four summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 9 in Oil Creek Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Kevin D. Mc Fetridge, 52, of 4531 Bentley Road, Espyville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of driving under the influence and two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 14 in North Shenango Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

Crimes

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary on Armstrong Road in Steuben Township between 9 p.m. March 15 and 2 p.m. March 16. One or more unknown suspects reportedly entered a residence through a secured door and fled the scene in an unknown direction. Anyone with information is asked to call state police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported criminal mischief at the Rustic Inn parking lot in Hydetown between 5 and 10 p.m. March 15. One or more unknown suspects reportedly damaged a truck hood. Anyone with information is asked to call state police, Corry barracks.

-Jessica D. Lore, 20, of Titusville, was accused of retail theft for an alleged incident on Hydetown Road in Oil Creek Township at 8 p.m. March 17, according to state police. She reportedly placed several Wal-Mart items, valued at approximately $24.09, into her purse without paying for them.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported criminal mischief on Vista Drive in Woodcock Township at 1:30 p.m. March 18. A juvenile male suspect reportedly damaged a vehicle door.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported criminal mischief at Conneautville Area Hardware Store in Conneautville between 6 p.m. March 15 and 8 a.m. March 16. One or more unknown suspects reportedly broke a front window in the building. The investigation continues.

Crashes

State Police

-An unknown driver drove into a mailbox while traveling in an unknown direction on Harrison Road in Rome Township at 6 p.m. March 17, according to state police.

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