Meadville Tribune

Police Blotter

April 28, 2013

Courts & Blotter

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MEADVILLE — Crashes

State Police

-Alicia R. Hoover, age and address withheld, was traveling west on Route 77 in West Mead Township when she left the roadway next to Walker Street at 12:05 a.m. April 24, according to state police. She reportedly entered a ditch and traveled approximately 100 feet before striking a culvert and telephone pole. She suffered minor injuries, police said.

Crimes

State Police

-Shawn M. Leonhart, 33, address withheld, was accused of harassment for an alleged physical altercation with a 21-year-old woman on Lyona Road in Richmond Township at 2:10 a.m. April 24, according to state police.

-A 73-year-old Union City woman reported a theft from her motor vehicle on Payne Road in Bloomfield Township between 6 p.m. April 18 and 10:30 a.m. April 19, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects reportedly stole a brown and black purse containing $2 and bank and identification cards, valued at approximately $22, from her unsecured vehicle before fleeing the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police, Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.

n Someone stole items from an unsecured vehicle parked at a Route 6 and 19 location in Woodcock Township sometime between 6:30 p.m. on April 21 and noon on April 22.

-A 32-year-old Jamestown woman reported a burglary at a residence on Colonial Lane in South Shenango Township between 12 and 4 p.m. April 24, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects reportedly entered the residence and stole and Xbox and Xbox games. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police, Meadville barracks at (814) 332-6911.

-Floyd J. Benninger, 38, of Cochranton, was accused of domestic assault for an alleged physical altercation with his wife at a residence on Route 285 in Fairfield Township between noon and 12:40 p.m. April 25, according to state police. He reportedly tackled and pushed his wife, refusing to let her leave the residence. She exited the home through a window, police said. Benninger then chased her with a motor vehicle. He was arrested and placed in Crawford County jail on $20,000 bond.

-A 65-year-old Linesville man reported a burglary on Footsville Road in Conneaut Township between 12:01 a.m. Feb. 15 and 12 a.m. April 26, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects reportedly broke into a building and stole a Dell laptop computer. The investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police, Meadville barracks at 332-6911.

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