Meadville Tribune

January 10, 2013

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Christy A. Perry, 38, of Titusville, waived her 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 one summary charge. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 3. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Nathan C. Evans, 20, of Titusville, 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, retail theft and disorderly conduct. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 4 in Oil Creek Township. He was placed in Crawford County Prison on $15,000 bail.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-John T. Harakal, 32, of 55 Evergreen Road, Greenville, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood 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 Nov. 3 in North Shenango Township. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is scheduled for Feb. 8.

-Zachary D. Burd, 25, 1026 Old Hills Road, McKeesport, was held for a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI. Conneaut Lake police filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 24. He was released on his own recognizance. His arraignment is scheduled for Feb. 8.

-Valerie A. Dearlove, 31, of 10857 Brown St., Conneaut Lake, was held for a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of DUI and four summary charges. Conneaut Lake police filed the charges for an incident on Nov. 25 in Sadsbury Township.

-David M. Harding, 21, of 521 East Henry St., Meadville, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of criminal trespass. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charge for an incident on Sept. 1 in Summit Township. His bond is set at $5,000 unsecured. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 18.

-James D. Lohr, 21, of 82 North Summit Road, Greenville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of terroristic threats, simple assault, criminal mischief and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 23 in West Shenango Township. His bond is set at $25,000 unsecured with conditions. His arraignment is scheduled for Feb. 8.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Stephanie L. Hamill, 31, of Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 4 in Woodcock Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Crystle L. Homza, 44, of Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 4 in Saegertown. She was released on her own recognizance.



Crashes

State Police

-Thomas A. Hoehn, 58, of Edinboro, was traveling south on State Route 619 in Woodcock Township when he lost control of his vehicle as a result of icy conditions and struck the southbound Broadford Bridge rail at 9:21 a.m. Jan. 9, according to state police. Hoehn’s car reportedly bounced off the rail and spun clockwise before driver Edward Gocal, 62, of Cambridge Springs, struck his vehicle on the driver’s side in front of the rear tire. Hoehn’s vehicle slid and came to a rest in the southbound lane while Gocal’s impacted a snowbank, police said. No injuries were reported. Gocal was reportedly traveling south behind Hoehn.



Crimes

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police are looking for an unknown suspect accused of taking approximately $1,500 worth of supplies from the Titusville Wal-Mart in Oil Creek Township at about 3 a.m. Jan. 6. The suspect reportedly stole eight security systems, bolt cutters, a storage tote, shampoo and sleeping medicine. The investigation continues.

-Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an alleged fraud in Bloomfield Township involving a Centerville woman reportedly claiming the identity of a 60-year-old Titusville woman to transfer a vehicle ownership title to her own name between Oct. 1 and Nov. 1.