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April 9, 2013

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MEADVILLE — Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Arthur G. Reeher, 55, of 23718 Route 285, Cochranton, 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 identity theft, theft by deception and forgery. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on July 20, 2012. His bond is set at $5,000.

Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Charles J. Butter, 36, of 597 North St., Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm and bound over to the next term of court on two counts of delivery/possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, criminal use of a communication device, intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered and two counts of use/possession of drug paraphernalia. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Jan. 13, 2011, in Meadville. His bond is set as nonmonetary with conditions.

Crashes

State Police

- There were no injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Route 322 in Vernon Township at 12:43 a.m. Friday. A vehicle driven by Ernest F. Bauer, 63, of Meadville was found in a ditch near Harry’s Auto Sales. Charges are pending against Bauer.

Crimes

State Police

- Unknown people entered a Bloomfield Township man’s home on Mt. Pleasant Road between 1 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday and removed $800 in cash.

- Four truck tires were stolen by a known suspect from Springboro area man’s home along North Creek Road at 2:29 p.m. Thursday and the tires were sold to a Meadville business.

- Four 12-volt batteries and 100 gallons of fuel were taken from a bulldozer and an excavator while they were parked near the intersection of Maples and Turkey Track roads in Conneaut Township. The theft, valued at $1,200, was discovered at 5:02 p.m. Thursday.

Found property

State Police

- A cell phone and other items were found along Burns Road in South Shenango Township at 6 p.m. Sunday. Anyone with information on to whom the items belong is asked to call state police at Meadville at 332-6911.

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