Meadville Tribune

July 28, 2012

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Kala L. Tatters, 28, of Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing July 17 before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood on Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville charges of two counts of driving under the influence and four summary traffic offenses for an incident June 3 and was released on her own recognizance.

-Colleen Pittman, 51, of Pittsburgh, was bound over to the next term of court July 25 on state police at Meadville charges of two counts of driving under the influence and two summary traffic offenses for an incident May 26 and was released on her own recognizance.

-Donald W. Beuchat, 75, of Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 25 on state police at Meadville charges of two counts of driving under the influence and three summary traffic offenses for an incident June 30 and was released on his own recognizance.

-Gregory S. Motter, 21, of Pierpont, Ohio, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 25 on state police at Meadville charges of two counts of driving under the influence and one summary traffic offense for an incident June 16 and was released on his own recognizance.



Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Amanda L. Shumaker, 24, of Hartstown, was bound over to the next term of court July 18 before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm on a Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General charge of one count of welfare fraud for an incident June 19 and was released on her own recognizance.

-Keith A. Sutton, 38, of Meadville, was arraigned July 26 on Meadville City Police Department charges of one count of simple assault and two summary offenses for an incident July 26 and was released on nonmonetary bond with conditions.

-Mark A. Pinkerton, 25, of Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 26 on a Meadville police charge of one count of retail theft for an incident July 19 and was released on $10,000 unsecured bond.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Taylor R. Rains, 18, of Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing July 25 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi on Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville charges of two counts of driving under the influence, one count of underage drinking and two summary traffic offenses for an incident June 18 and was released on her own recognizance.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Blessing D. Mabugu, 18, of Titusville, was bound over to the next term of court July 25 before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols on Titusville Police Department charges of one count each of burglary, criminal trespass, unlawful restraint, terroristic threats, harassment and disorderly conduct and two counts of criminal mischief for an incident July 1 and was recommitted to Crawford County jail, Saegertown, in lieu of $10,000 bond.

-Jennifer L. Cooper, 25, of Centerville, was arraigned July 26 on Pennsylvania State Police at Corry charges of one count each of retail theft and driving while operating privileges suspended or revoke for an incident July 24 and was released on $2,500 unsecured bond.

-Richard L. Carr, 45, of Union City, was bound over to the next term of court July 26 on state police at Corry charges of one count each of terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment for an incident June 13 and was released on $10,000 unsecured bond.

-Harlan Nefstead, 44, of Corry, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 19 on Pennsylvania State Police at Corry charges of two counts of driving under the influence and two summary traffic offenses for an incident June 5 and was released on his own recognizance.



Crashes

State Police

-Heather S. Meyer, 28, of Springboro, was driving east on Route 198 in Summerhill Township at 7:45 a.m. July 26 when she lost control of her vehicle, causing it to travel off the road and strike a tree. Meyer was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured. The vehicle was towed from the scene.



Crimes

State Police

-Someone broke into a Mercer Pike, Union Township residence and stole two guns — a Smith & Wesson .357-caliber Highway Patrolman model valued at $375 and an Arminus .22-caliber rifle valued at $150 — sometime between July 19 and July 26. An investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville at 332-6911.

-Someone stole a 1991 Suzuki Quad Racer 250R all-terrain vehicle from a Main Street, Conneautville property sometime between 12:30 and 8:30 a.m. July 26. The ATV is described as having a yellow-colored plastic body with assorted racing stickers attached; a yellow-colored, after-market suspension system; a blue-colored engine block; chrome wheels with MAAXIS racing tires; and a “#8” racing placard on the front. An investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Meadville at 332-6911.