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January 27, 2013

Courts and Blotter

MEADVILLE — Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Richard W. Akers Jr., 21, of Corry, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and bound over to the next term of court on charges of burglary, criminal trespass, eight counts of theft by unlawful taking and four summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Jan. 2 in South Shenango Township.

-Eric J. Carlson, 50, of Centerville, 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 four summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 3 in Bloomfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Mitchell J. Aikens, 18, of Franklin, was held for a preliminary hearing and bound over to the next term of court on charges of robbery, stalking and simple assault. Titusville police filed the charegs for an incident on Jan. 13. He was released from Crawford County Prison. His bond is set at $15,000 unsecured.

-Martin A. Mitchell Jr., 29, of Corry, was arraigned and bound over to the next term of court on charges of burglary, criminal trespass, nine counts of theft by unlawful taking and five summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Jan. 2 in South Shenango Township. He was placed in Crawford County Prison on $50,000 bond.

-Shawn L. Kaufman, 39, of Spartansburg, 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 Dec. 14 in Sparta Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Katie Sue Francis Allen, 26, of 11561 State Highway 285, Conneaut Lake, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and three summary charges. Cochranton police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 10. She was released on her own recognizance.

-John L. Elder, 38, of 8635 Lojek Road, Cochranton, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on a charge of DUI and five summary charges. Vernon Township police filed the charges for an incident on Sept. 14. His bond is set at $10,000 unsecured.

-Andrew J. Walchak, 36, of 4214 Harvest Bend, Erie, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on the charge of use/possession of drug paraphernalia and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 16 in Vernon Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Tyler A. Obert, 20, of 6833 Mercer Pike, Meadville, was held for a preliminary hearing 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 Dec. 6 in Union Township. His bond is set at $15,000 unsecured.

-Matthew D. Guiney, 23, of 10778 Blue Falls Road, Conneautville, 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 four summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on Dec. 16 in Vernon Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

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