Meadville Tribune

July 19, 2013

Courts & Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Marvin B. Byler, 21, of Clymer, N.Y., 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 five summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on June 16 in Sparta Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Daniel K. Dylewski, 22, of Erie, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI and four summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on May 27 in Bloomfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

n Melinda S. Hamilton, 52, of Titusville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI and exceeding the speed limit. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on June 12 in Steuben Township. She was released on her own recognizance.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Shelly L. Ansell, 36, of 414 West 5th Street Erie, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of receiving stolen property. Linesville police filed the charge for an incident on April 12. Her bond is set at $5,000 unsecured.

-Stephen F. Fabich, 55, of 664 Conneaut Lake Road, Adamsville, 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 three summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on June 26 in South Shenango Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Angela M. Secules, 45, of 1463 Route 322, Utica, waived her 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. Cochranton police filed the charges for an incident on June 5. Her bond is set at $5,000 unsecured.



Crashes

State Police

-Dominic A. Anderson, 38, of Atlantic, was traveling on Route 98 in Hayfield Township when he fell asleep and left the roadway at 4:30 a.m. July 18, according to state police. He reportedly struck a ditch off the west side of the road. No injuries were reported.

-A 12-year-old male was driving an all-terrian-vehicle on Brookhouser Road in Hayfield Township when he lost control of the vehicle and struck two mailboxes at 4:40 p.m. July 17, according to state police. He and his 14-year-old passenger were reportedly transported to UPMC Hamot for minor to moderate injuries. Hayfield Township VFD assisted on scene.

-Mathew P. Molke, 25, of Conneaut Lake, was traveling east on Route 285 when he drove off the roadway and struck a fence at an unknown time on July 17, according to state police. He reportedly continued to travel, striking two utility poles before coming to rest. No injuries were reported.



Crimes

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of harassment for an alleged incident on Route 322 in East Fairfield Township at 3:30 p.m. July 17. An inmate at the State Correctional Institute in Mercer reportedly wrote an obscene letter to an individual at Professional Cycle Inc. The suspect was upset because the company legally purchased a motorcycle belonging to the suspect, who was incarcerated at the time and didn’t receive any money, police said. The investigation continues.

-Richard W. Miller, 29, of Warren, was accused of harassment for an alleged physical altercation on Windfall Road in Oil Creek Township at 11:25 p.m. July 16, according to state police. He reportedly fled into the woods and was unable to be located. The investigation continues.

n Pennsylvania State Police reported a retail theft on Hydetown Road in Oil Creek Township at 7:30 a.m. July 16. Two unknown males reportedly stole several items from Wal-Mart, including a Gateway computer monitor, motor oil, Dr. Pepper, Mountain Dew, donut holes, shoes, carpet cleaner and boxer briefs estimated at approximately $719.55. The suspects then exited through the front entrance undetected and fled the scene in a dark-colored midsized sedan, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.