Meadville Tribune

Police Blotter

January 12, 2013

Courts & Blotter

MEADVILLE — Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Brandi L. Carr, 20, of Centerville, was held for 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 Dec. 1 in Rome Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Dawn A. Bellinger, 23, of Oil City, was held for a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of retail theft. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charge for an incident on Nov. 17 in Oil Creek Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Jennifer L. Gruber, 41, of Titusville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of theft by unlawful taking. Titusville police filed the charge for an incident on Nov. 9. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Jon M. Bierce Jr., 32, of Centerville, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on charges of rape, rape of child, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 16 years of age, two counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, unlawful contact with a minor, two counts of sexual assault, two counts of aggravated indecent assault, endangering the welfare of children, corruption of minors, three counts of indecent assault with a person less than 13 years of age and three counts of indecent assault with a person less than 16 years of age. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 1, 2011 in Athens Township. His bond is set at $50,000 unsecured.

Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Blake A. Williams, 23, of 502 North St., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on Oct. 25. His bond is set at $2,500.

-Stacy M. Mast, 33, of 19518 Highway 8 and 19, Saegertown, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of theft by deception. Vernon Township police filed the charge for an incident between Aug. 6 and 21. Her bond is set at $5,000 unsecured.

-Betsy M. Frantz, 43, of 359 Walnut St., Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of identity theft, two counts of theft by unlawful taking, two counts of theft by deception and four counts of receiving stolen property. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident between Aug. 24 and Sept. 13. Her bond of $7,500 was posted.

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