Meadville Tribune

September 1, 2013

Courts & Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Nicole M. Santos, 35, of 253 Walker Drive, Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm and was bound over to the next term of court on six counts of endangering the welfare of children by a parent/guardian and one summary charge. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on July 5. She was released from Crawford County jail on $10,000 bond.

-William J. Catlin, 69, of 625 Park Ave., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of terroristic threats, own/sell/manufac-ture/transfer of incendiary device and disorderly conduct. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on June 5. His bond is set as nonmonetary with conditions.

-Jacob Lewis Pond, 18, of 23138 Old Plank Road, Venango, was arraigned on Meadville Police Department charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment for an Aug. 7 incident at the intersection of State and Greendale streets and released on nonmonetary bail with conditions.

-Jamal K. Harris, 35, of 537 Pine St., Meadville, was bound over to the next term of court following a preliminary hearing on two counts each of delivery of crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver and delivery of a controlled substance. Meadville Police filed the charges for incidents March 15 and 30, 2012. He was released on $10,000 bond.

-Jeremy M. McPhearson, 32, of 20410 Blooming Valley Road, Meadville, was arraigned on a charge of theft by unlawful taking. West Mead Township Police filed the charge for an incident from May 29 to June 24. A preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled Sept. 12. He was placed in the Crawford County jail in Saegertown in lieu of $10,000 bond.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Christina J. McKnight, 41, of 9391 Ward North Road, Kinsman, Ohio, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft from a motor vehicle, access device fraud and receiving stolen property. Conneaut Lake police filed the charges for an incident on April 22 in Sadsbury Township. She was placed in Crawford County jail on $5,000 bond.

-David K. Nelson, 28, of 2339 Lake View Drive, Linesville, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges 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 C. Toth, 51, of 8440 Harmonsburg Road, Linesville, was arraigned and 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. 28 in West Shenango Township. His bond is set at $10,000 unsecured.

-Raph J. Lloyd, 46, of 10111 Gehrton Road, Conneaut Lake, was held for a preliminary hearing and 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 April 23, 2012, in Summit Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Christopher D. Chapin, 54, of 13982 Kendra Lane, Victoria Estates, Harmonsburg, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of fraudulent/alter-ed/forged/counterfeit title/registration/insurance and three summary charges. Linesville police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 3. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Eric J. McCracken, 34, of 9588 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on charges of criminal conspiracy, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 27 in Summerhill Township. He was released from Crawford County jail on $10,000 bond.

-Harry B. Hogue Jr., 29, of Asbury Manor West, Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on charges of criminal conspiracy, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 27 in Summerhill Township. He was released from Crawford County jail on $5,000 bond.

-Christopher A. Roseberry, 29, of 10824 Springboro Road, Springboro, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of criminal conspiracy, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 27 in Summerhill Township. His bond is set at $10,000 unsecured.

-Phillip D. Currier, 56, of 506 West Erie St., Linesville, 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. 4 in Linesville. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $10,000 bond.

-Susan L. Reabe, 45, of 1732 Seneca Road, Jamestown, 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 and two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on July 13 in South Shenango Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Frank A. Saunoras, 57, of 4216 Battleridge Road, McDonald, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of DUI and one summary charge. Linesville police filed the charges for an incident on July 13. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Anthony J. Dupont, 48, of 625 Park Ave., Meadville, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of terroristic threats, simple assault and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Aug. 25 in West Fallowfield Township. His bond is set at $10,000 unsecured.

-Jack A. Warner Jr., 55, of 7261 Perkins-Greenville Road, Kinsman, Ohio, was held for a preliminary hearing and 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 July 7 in West Shenango Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Richard T. Williams, 65, of 91 Gates Hollow, Bradford, 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 one summary charge. Conneaut Lake police filed the charges for an incident on July 25 in Sadsbury Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Robert W. Turk III, 48, of 518 Utah Avenue, Sheffield, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of retail theft. Vernon Township police filed the charge for an incident on Aug. 8. He was released on his own recognizance.

n Johnny D. Lawson, 66, of 332 W. Hemlock St., Titusville, was held for a preliminary hearing band 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 July 5 in Wayne Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Tyler A. Obert, 21, of 18809 Williams St., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on seven counts of statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors and seven counts of indecent assault on a person less than 16 years of age. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on May 3. His bond is set at $50,000.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Sheldon W. Abrigo, 36, of Centerville, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and bound over to the next term of court on charges of failure to verify address/be photographed according to sexual offender requirement and failure to provide accurate registration information. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on March 27 in Rome Township. He was placed in Crawford County jail on $15,000 bond.



Crimes

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary at the Spartansburg Fairgrounds in Spartansburg at 10:29 a.m. Aug. 27. One or more unknown suspects reportedly broke into a building and took a deep fryer, valued at approximately $500, belonging to Valley View Church. The suspects fled in an unknown direction, police said.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a retail theft at Wal-Mart in Oil Creek Township at 4:50 p.m. Aug. 27. A 15-year-old Guys Mills male reportedly concealed a can of duster in his pants. The suspect then went into the store restroom and began inhaling the duster, police said.

n Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary on Athens Road in Athens Township between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 27. One or more unknown suspects reportedly forced entry into a residence and removed several items, including two compound bows, a Remington 1100 magnum shotgun, Ruger M77 Mark II rifle, a Gammo pellet gun, a .22 Winchester magnum and a 22 Marlin 25N rifle. The suspects fled the scene undetected, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary on South Moisertown Road in Hayfield Township between 9 p.m. Aug. 23 and 12 p.m. Aug. 25. One or more unknown suspects reportedly entered a residence and removed a scanner.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary on Miller Station Road in Rockdale Township at an unknown time between Aug. 19 and 30. One or more unknown suspects reportedly entered a detached garage and removed several items, including a Craftsman sliding compound miter saw, a reciprocating saw, a Husky ratchet set, a wrench set and two grinders.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of criminal mischief on Kinsack Road in Oil Creek Township at 10 p.m. Aug. 27. One or more unknown suspects reportedly destroyed a mailbox and fled in an unknown direction. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of criminal mischief on Kinsack Road in Oil Creek Township at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27 and 28. One or more unknown suspects reportedly broke the doors off of two mailboxes and fled in an unknown direction.

-Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a fire of unknown origin at an unattended residence on Tattle Street in Rockdale Township that reportedly occurred at 11 p.m. Aug. 29. The residence was being remodeled, police said. The investigation continues.

-Robert J. Tanner, 33, of Springboro, was accused of simple assault for an alleged physical altercation on North Hickernell Road in Spring Township at 2:09 p.m. Aug. 27, according to state police.

-Scott D. Walk, 45, of Townville, was accused of harassment for an alleged incident on Fine Road in Steuben Township at 12:10 a.m. Aug. 23, according to state police.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary on Old Route 8 in Titusville at an unknown time between Aug. 5 and 10. One or more unknown suspects reportedly took large furniture from a residence and copper material from a nearby secured barn. The investigation continues.

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a case of selling/furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors on Little Cooley Road in Bloomfield Township at 8 p.m. Aug. 24. A 33-year-old Union City woman reportedly served alcohol to several juveniles at a camp fire near her residence. The investigation continues.

-Alice J. Nowakowski, 33, of Union City, and Kurtis J. Burek, 33, of Union City, were accused of aggravated assault for an alleged incident involving a physical altercation on Porter Avenue in Bloomfield Township at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 23, according to state police.



Crashes

State Police

-Amanda J. Hsy, 27, of Seneca, was traveling south on Route 8 in Rome Township when she fell asleep at the wheel at 10:32 p.m. Aug. 24, according to state police. Her vehicle reportedly crossed the northbound lane and left the roadway. The vehicle then struck a ditch and rolled, coming to rest on its roof, police said. Hsy and her 10-year-old passenger were transported to Titusville Hospital for minor injuries. The investigation continues.