Meadville Tribune

June 8, 2013

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Jeramie J. Ebbert, 26, of 14844 Airport Road, Linesville, 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 deception, criminal conspiracy and receiving stolen property. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on March 10. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $500 bond.

-Devin D. Revel, 25, of 573 Green St., Meadville, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft by deception and theft by unlawful taking. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on May 30. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $5,000 bond.

-Paul T. Skeens Jr., 51, of 603 Washington St., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of simple assault and three summary charges. Meadville state police filed the charges for an incident on April 20. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Coley A. Brown Jr., 41, of 408 Walnut St., Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of simple assault and one summary charge. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on May 12. His bond is set as nonmonetary.

-Richard L. Dancker II, 50, of 703 Park Ave., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors, indecent assault on a person less than 16 years of age and one summary charge. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on April 26. His bond is set as nonmonetary with conditions.

-Timothy Goodwill, 30, of 702 Highland Ave., Meadville, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of manufacture/delivery/possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver, intentional possession of a controlled substance and use/possession of drug paraphernalia. The Attorney General’s office filed the charges for an incident on May 20 in Meadville. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $10,000 bond.

-Dominic L. Wofford, 28, of 515 Terrace St., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on four counts of manufacture/delivery/possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture/deliver, intentional possession of a controlled substance and illegal sale of a non-controlled substance. The Attorney General’s office filed the charges for incidents on March 9, 2012, and March 23, 2012, in Meadville. He was released on his own recognizance.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Ronald T. Bliss Jr., 34, of East Main St., Galeton, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of simple assault, receiving stolen property, disorderly conduct and three summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on April 16 in Vernon Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Chris W. Bish, 37, of 14476 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on charges of simple assault, disorderly conduct and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on April 16 in Vernon Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Allen B. Coburn, 49, of 694 Gasteiger Road, Meadville, 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. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on March 27. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Brian E. Burch, 29, of 2623 Reash Church Road, Cochranton, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on four counts of manufacture⁄delivery⁄possession with intent to manufacture⁄deliver, two counts of criminal use of a communication device, two counts of intentional possession of a controlled substance and two counts of use⁄possession of drug paraphernalia. Cochranton police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 13, 2011. He was released from Crawford County jail on $15,000 bond.

-Joseph R. Kent, 39, of 3350 Kane Hill Road, Erie, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of Crawford County Court of Common Pleas on charges of driving under the influence and two summary counts. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident April 20 in Vernon Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-James H. Trimble, 52, of 8700 Tamarack Drive, Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of DUI and a summary count. State police filed the charges for an incident May 2 in East Fairfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Shawna K. Carter, 24, of Titusville, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on April 7. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Erin N. Dahle, 24, of Titusville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of retail theft, receiving stolen property and defiant trespass. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on March 12 in Oil Creek Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Eric R. Pierce, 42, of Spartansburg, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on charges of burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on March 10 in Centerville. He was released from Crawford County jail on $25,000 bond.

-Tyler C. Smith, 21, of Titusville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of robbery, criminal attempt and simple assault. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on April 11. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $50,000 bond.

-Curtis A. Peeples, 32, of Saegertown, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of possession of marijuana, use⁄possession of drug paraphernalia and intentional possession of a controlled substance. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 27. He was released from Crawford County jail on nonmonetary bond.

-Brandon E. Bidwell, 24, of Union City waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of driving under the influence and four summary counts. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident April 28 in Bloomfield Township.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Ronald R. Horner, 20, of 2745 South First St., Jamestown, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and was bound over to the next term of court on four counts of dissemination of photo⁄film of child sex acts, three counts of child pornography and criminal use of a communication device. The Attorney General’s office filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 28 in South Shenango Township. He was released from Crawford County jail on $50,000 bond.

-Ashley N. Zazado, 23, of 4557 Route 198, Conneautville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of possession of marijuana and use⁄possession of drug paraphernalia. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on April 18 in Spring Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-David J. Harbaugh Jr., 29, of 441 Mulberry St., Conneautville, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of simple assault and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on June 1 in Linesville. His bond is set at $10,000 unsecured.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Joshua L. Klingensmith, 24, of Meadville, 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 theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of motor⁄other vehicles. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Jan. 24 in Woodcock Township. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $30,000 bond.

-Dennis C. Losey, 19, of Cambridge Springs, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of aggravated indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors and three counts of indecent assault on a person less than 16 years of age. Cambridge Springs police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 1. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $60,000 bond.



Crashes

State Police

-William M. McCartney, 31, of Sharpsville, was traveling north on Interstate 79 in Greenwood Township when a deer entered the roadway and struck his vehicle at 10:30 a.m. May 30, according to state police. The impact reportedly disabled the vehicle. No injuries were reported.

-Kalie Simmerer, 27, of Meadville, was traveling east on Route 86 in Woodcock Township when she lost control of her vehicle and crossed the westbound lane at approximately 3:09 a.m. May 31, according to state police. She reportedly left the roadway and traveled into a roadside ditch. No injuries were reported. DUI charges pending.

-Burton D. Porter, 40, of Conneautville, was traveling south on South Mosiertown Road in Hayfield Township when he lost control of his vehicle and went into a ditch at 3:10 a.m. May 31, according to state police. No injuries were reported. DUI charges pending.

-There were no injuries in a one-car crash on Interstate 79 in Greenwood Township at 4:30 p.m. June 6. Anthony M. Betts, 22, of Mechanicsburg was driving north on the interstate near milepost 141 when he lost control of his car while passing another vehicle. Betts’ vehicle slid off the west side of the interstate and came to a stop in the median.