Meadville Tribune

June 2, 2013

Courts and Blotter


Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Krista L. Gorman, 19, of 9519 Franklin Pike, 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 three counts of forgery, three counts of access device fraud and theft by deception. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on March 19. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Joshua J. Anderson, 30, of 624 State St., Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking and one summary charge. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on Feb. 9. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Sue A. Wheaton, 55, of 640 Washington St., Meadville, waived her right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of theft by deception, theft by failure to make required disposition funds and theft by unlawful taking. Meadville police filed the charges for an incident on June 30. She was released on her own recognizance.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

-James C. Lawrence Sr., 50, of 5008 Hillsdale Ave., Erie, waived his 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 two summary charges. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on April 6 in Vernon Township. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Anthony L. Fidanza, 29, of 4404 Mallory Road, Cochranton, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of possession of marijuana, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of DUI, firearm not to be carried without a license and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on March 22 in Fairfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Belinda R. Bauer, 42, of 424 Parker St., Pittsburgh, waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and one summary charge. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on April 16 in West Shenango Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-David Melvin N. Matteson, 20, of 7805 Crystal Lake Road, Hartstown, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of intentional possession of a controlled substance and use/possession of drug paraphernalia. Conneaut Lake police filed the charges for an incident on April 20. He was released on his own recognizance.

-Steven M. McClimans, 22, of 6725 Adamsville Road, Adamsville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to the next term of court on charges of intentional possession of a controlled substance, use/possession of drug paraphernalia and one summary charge. Conneaut Lake police filed the charges for an incident on April 20. He was released on his own recognizance.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Kristine A. Silvis, 42, of Spartansburg, was held for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols and 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 March 28 in Sparta Township. She was released on her own recognizance.

-Ronald J. Carniewski, 23, of Union City, 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. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for an incident on April 6 in Bloomfield Township. He was released on his own recognizance.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Robert W. Nesbitt, 58, of Edinboro, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver and was bound over to the next term of court on two counts of driving under the influence and one summary charge. Cambridge Springs police filed the charges for an incident on May 3. He was released on his own recognizance.



Crimes

State Police

-Pennsylvania State Police reported a burglary at Range Resources on Mackey Hill Road in Rockdale Township between 3 and 5 a.m. May 25. One or more unknown suspects reportedly broke pad locks off a door and unlawfully entered a building. Upon entry, the suspect(s) turned off the internal engines before leaving the location, police said. Nothing was reported to be stolen.

-A 78-year-old Atlantic woman reported a burglary on Atlantic Road in East Fallowfield Township at an unknown time between May 1 and 27, according to state police. One or more unknown suspects reportedly removed an older model riding lawnmower from a residence and entered an unoccupied mobile home on the property.

-A Jamestown man reported a case of criminal trespass on Collins Road in South Shenango Township between 2 p.m. May 27 and 7:30 p.m. May 29, according to state police. An unknown suspect reportedly entered a detached garage and left without taking anything.

-A 69-year-old Conneautville man reported a theft on Lester Road in Conneaut Township between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. May 26, according to state police. A known suspect reportedly stole a bottle of prescription medication from a residence.

-State police reported a theft from a motor vehicle parked at The Oaks in Hydetown between 1 and 2 a.m. May 25. An unknown suspect reportedly entered a vehicle and stole a wallet. Anyone with information is asked to call the Corry barracks at (814) 663-2043.



Crashes

State Police

-Steven E. Kuzma, 57, of Columbus, was traveling east on Canadohta Lake Road in Sparta Township when he left the roadway for an unknown reason at 2 p.m. May 27, according to state police. He reportedly traveled 60 feet before striking a utility pole. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed from the scene, police said.

-Lisa A. Calvert, 30, of Meadville, was traveling north on routes 6 and 19 in Woodcock Township when she crossed the opposing lane of traffic and left the roadway at an unknown time May 27, according to state police. The vehicle reportedly traveled down an embankment and began to roll before landing on its roof in a stream. She was taken to Meadville Medical Center for minor injuries, police said. Route 19 Towing and Saegertown Fire Department assisted on scene.

-Jeremy J. Rickert, 22, of Connoquenessing, was traveling north on Interstate 79 in Hayfield Township when a deer crossed into his path, causing him to swerve at approximately 10 a.m. May 26, according to state police. The vehicle reportedly left the roadway and struck a drainage ditch. No injuries were reported.