Meadville Tribune

January 28, 2013

Police Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Crashes

State Police

-Kathryn R. Hunkele, 22, of Allison Park was traveling south on Route 1007 in Athens Township on Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle on a partially snow-covered roadway while negotiating a left curve. Her vehicle traveled off the roadway and struck and embankment on the east side, according to state police. Hunkele endured a minor injury. She was wearing her seat belt.

-Jeremy Clifford Collicutt, 29, of Meadville was driving south on Park Avenue Extension, north of Gasteiger Road in West Mead Township on Jan. 25 at 10:19 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered roadways, according to state police. Collicutt’s vehicle exited his lane, moved into the northern lane of travel, exited the eastern portion of the roadway, and struck a traffic sign and mailbox before overturning. The vehicle came to final rest facing east on the passenger’s side. Charges are pending.

-Kelly M. Kraeling, 32, of Meadville was driving north on Route 86 in Woodcock Township on Jan. 25 at 9:05 p.m. when she lost control of her vehicle on a partially snow-covered roadway while negotiating a left curve. Her vehicle traveled across the southbound lane, onto the west berm, and back across the roadway before striking a ditch and a utility pole on the east side. No injuries were reported. Kraeling was wearing her seat belt.

-Jeffrey T. Tucci, 52, of Venango was driving 30 mph on Pennsylvania Avenue, Vernon Township, on Jan. 25 at 3:20 p.m. when he failed to brake in time before colliding with the rear end of a vehicle driven by Donald E. Davis, 56, of Meadville, who was stopped on Pennsylvania Avenue and waiting to make a left-hand turn onto Cussewago Road, according to state police. No injuries occurred and both were using seat belts. Tucci’s vehicle was towed from the scene.

-Megan R. Jamison, no age listed, of Stoneboro was driving south on Interstate 79 on Jan. 25 at a speed that was too fast for conditions before she lost control of her vehicle, left the roadway and struck a small tree, according to state police. No injuries were reported.

-A 17-year-old driver was traveling west on Five Corners Road in Steuben Township when he lost control of his vehicle, which rotated counter-clockwise and slid sideways off the south berm, striking a ditch at 10:11 a.m. Jan. 26, according to state police. The vehicle reportedly rolled onto its passenger side. No injuries were reported.



Crimes

State Police

-An unknown female is being investigated after she requested entry into a residence in East Fallowfield Township. While inside, the woman asked to use the restroom, at which time prescription medication was removed. After distracting the victim again, items were removed from the victim’s purse. The woman is described as being in her late 30s to early 40s, 5-foot-6, medium build, wearing a dark gray hooded jacket pulled over her head and black pants, and driving a red colored mid-size automobile. Anyone with information is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police at the Meadville barracks at 332-6911.

-An unknown person damaged a mailbox sometime between Jan. 25 and 26 on Harmonsburg Road, Summit Township, according to state police. No further details were released.

-Two Atlantic residents reported a burglary on Maple Lane in East Fallowfield Township between 12:30 and 4:05 a.m. Jan. 25, according to state police. Two unknown suspects allegedly entered the victims’ shared residence and removed a purse, wallet, medications and global positioning system unit. No further details were released.

-A Meadville woman reported a burglary in West Mead Township between 3 and 8 p.m. Jan. 27, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects allegedly entered a Woodland Heights apartment through an unlocked door and took a broken iPod touch and $2 in cash. No further details were released.

-Timothy D. Hostetler, 18, of Clymer, N.Y., was accused of underage drinking while walking along Route 77 in Sparta Township at 1:25 a.m. Jan. 28, according to state police. Charges are pending with Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols.

-A 46-year-old Saegertown resident reported the theft of his prescription medication from a property on Greer Road in Hayfield Township between Jan. 21 and 25, according to state police. No further details were released.