Meadville Tribune

October 12, 2013

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Nolan R. Schaeffer, 32, of 1081 South Morgan St., Meadville, was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi for Judge William Chisholm and bound over to the next term of court on two counts of manufacture/delivery/possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and intentional possession of a controlled substance. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on July 17. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $40,000 bond.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Stacy M. Mast, 43, of Saegertown, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver and bound over to the next term of court on two counts of endangering the welfare of children, driving under the influence and three summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 10 in Saegertown. She was placed in Crawford County jail on $2,500 bond.

-William D. Cox, 50, of Vowinckel, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver and bound over to the next term of court on charges of stalking, driving under the influence and one summary charge. Titusville police filed the charges for an incident on May 30. His bond is set at $10,000 unsecured.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Luanne M. McGrath, 20, of 201 Penn St., Linesville, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 1 in Linesville. She was placed in Crawford County jail on $5,000 bond with conditions.

-Adelia K. Karell, 20, of 10305 Circle E., Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on the charge of driving under the influence and two summary charges. Conneaut Lake police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 26 in Sadsbury Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-David K. Nelson, 28, of 2339 Lake View Drive, Linesville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on four counts of endangering the welfare of children, simple assault and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 26 in Conneaut Township. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $15,000 bond.

-Robert J. Tanner Jr., 33, of 25949 North Hickernell Road, Springboro, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of false swearing and false reports. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on May 23 in Spring Township. He was released on his own recognizance. Tanner also waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was 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 Aug. 27 in Spring Township. He was released from Crawford County jail on $10,000 bond.

-Allen S. Frost, 24, of 17093 South Townline Road, Linesville, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and bound over to the next term of court on charges of burglary, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal trespass. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 22 in Springboro. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $35,000 bond.

-Michelle D. Johnson, 40, of 1906 Pilgrim Lane, Espyville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on two counts of use/possession of drug paraphernalia. Linesville police filed the charges for an incident on April 12, 2012. She was released on her own recognizance.



Crimes

Meadville Police

-A Meadville man returning to his residence at 289 Center St. found that his screened kitchen window had been knocked out between 5 p.m. Saturday and 12:15 a.m. Sunday and $550 in cash, two fitted ball caps and an oversized T-shirt were missing.

-A Meadville woman found her women’s road-style bicycle with a retro metal basket in front and tan seat and grips missing from the entryway of her 1122 Park Ave. residence. It was taken between 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday.



Crimes

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of criminal mischief on Crowther Road in Troy Township between 3:30 a.m. Oct. 7 and 11:40 a.m. Oct. 8. One or more unknown suspects reportedly damaged a camper trailer with a blunt object and fled the scene undetected. Anyone with information is asked to call state police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of identity theft on Keyes Road in Oil Creek Township between 12:01 a.m. Sept. 6 and midnight Sept. 27. An unidentified suspect reportedly obtained someone else’s bank account information and made a series of fraudulent online deposits into another account.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of criminal mischief on Crowther Road in Troy Township at 9:19 p.m. Oct. 7. One or more unknown suspects reportedly shot a trailer with a BB gun.

n Pennsylvania State Police reported a theft by deception at Wal-Mart in Oil Creek Township at 9:40 a.m. Oct. 7. A female suspect reportedly returned a stolen item in exchange for money. The investigation continues.

-A 17-year-old Titusville male was accused of criminal trespass for an alleged incident on Crowther Road in Troy Township at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 7, according to state police. The juvenile reportedly entered a property posted for no trespassing.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of harassment for an alleged incident on Route 99 in Venango Township at 8:55 p.m. Oct. 9. A juvenile suspect reportedly struck another resident of Hermitage House.

-Susan R. Powell, 45, of Meadville, was traveling north on Interstate 79 in Vernon Township when a group of deer entered the roadway at 11:48 p.m. Oct. 9, according to state police. Her vehicle reportedly struck at least one deer. No injuries were reported.



Crashes

Meadville Police

-A pickup truck driven by Jon Michael Burson, 60, of 18816 Hope St., Meadville, was traveling northbound on Terrace Street and failed to stop for a clearly posted stop sign at the intersection of Spring Street Oct. 5 at 7:38 p.m. His vehicle traveled into the path of a pickup truck driven by Kevin A. Palmiero of 16731 Kebort Road, Meadville, which was traveling westbound on Spring Street. Both units suffered severe disabling damage and Burson and an unidentified passenger in his truck were transported to Meadville Medical Center. Burson was treated and released; information was not available about the passenger. Both units were towed.

-Allison K. Leaker, 28, of Cochranton, was traveling east on Route 322 in Canal Township, Venango County, when she lost control of her vehicle at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 3, according to state police. Her vehicle reportedly crossed both lanes and left the roadway, traveling up an embankment and rolling onto its roof. She was taken to Meadville Medical Center for injuries of unknown severity, police said.