Meadville Tribune

July 16, 2012

Blotter 7/16


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MEADVILLE — Crashes

State Police

- Chance L. Robishaw, 22, of Titusville, was driving north on Springcreek Road in Rome Township at 12:01 a.m. June 29 when he lost control of his vehicle due to weather conditions, causing the vehicle to travel off the road and into an embankment, which caused the vehicle’s front-left wheel to detach. Robishaw was wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

- Ernest S. Hart, 24, of Cochranton, was driving west on Dutch Hill Road in Union Township at 10:08 p.m. July 1 when he lost control of his vehicle, causing it to travel off the road and strike a cottage. Hart was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained minor injuries. His passenger, Mary McCarthy, 32, of Cochranton, was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained minor injuries. The vehicle was heavily damaged and was towed from the scene.

- David H. Hallberg, 72, of Spartansburg, was driving north on Route 77 in Spartansburg at 11:45 a.m. July 2 when he lost control of his vehicle, causing it to travel off the road and strike three mailboxes, a tree and a parked vehicle in a driveway. Hallberg was not wearing a seatbelt and was not injured.

- Adam K. Peterson, 30, of Conneautville, was driving north on Route 18 in Summerhill Township at 6 p.m. July 2 when he lost control of his vehicle, causing it to travel off the road and enter a ditch, strike an embankment and roll over. Peterson was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained minor injuries.



Crimes

State Police

- An unidentified suspect spray-painted unspecified letters on pavement at Conneaut Lake Park in Summit Township sometime between 6 and 7 p.m. July 4. Witnesses described the suspect as being a female seen wearing a pink-colored t-shirt and plaid-patterned shorts.

- Someone knocked over and damaged a Meadville man’s 1998 Harley Davidson Sportster motorcycle several times while it was parked outside a Highway 6/19, Woodcock Township location July 7. The man’s wallet and cellular phone were also stolen from the motorcycle’s saddlebag.

Crashes

Meadville Police

- A motorcycle driven by Charlene Hannold, 55, of 14328 Limber Road, Meadville, was driving west on North Street at Market Street behind a motorcycle driven by Terrance M. Hannold, 56, of the same address July 12 at 1:04 p.m. When Terrance’s motorcycle slowed suddenly due to a dip in the road, Charlene’s motorcycle struck it in the rear, causing Charlene to fall. Terrance’s motorcycle sustained minor damage while Charlene’s motorcycle sustained disabling damage. According to Meadville police, Charlene was transported to Meadville Medical Center by ambulance.



Crimes

Meadville Police

- Between July 7 and July 12, an unknown individual or individuals removed a set of golf clubs valued at $1,300 from the bed of a pickup truck parked at its owner’s Water Street residence.

Linesville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Walter J. Shusteric, 27, of Pittsburgh, waivd his right to a preliminary hearing June 26 before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood on Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville charges of two counts of driving under the influence and one summary traffic offense for an incident May 27 and was released on his own recognizance.

- Karla J. Norr, 57, of Hartstown, waived her right to a preliminary hearing July 12 on a privately filed charge of one count of bad checks for an incident April 28 and was released on $5,000 unsecured bond.



Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Evan M. Gilchrist, 27, of Meadville, was arraigned June 28 before Magisterial District Judge William Chisholm on Meadville City Police Department charges of one count of simple assault and two summary offenses for an incident June 28 and was committed to Crawford County jail, Saegertown, in lieu of $5,000 bond.

- Terry L. Kerstetter, 37, of Meadville, was bound over to the next term of court June 28 on Meadville police charges of one count of simple assault and two summary offenses for an incident April 27 and was released on $5,000 bond with conditions.



Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Friede S. Lundell, 38, of Erie, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 16 before Magisterial District Judge Lincoln Zilhaver on Cambridge Springs Police Department charges of two counts of driving under the influence and one summary traffic offense for an incident June 8 and was released on his own recognizance.



Titusville Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Kyle M. Kowlaski, 22, of Tidioute, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 10 before Magissterial District Judge Amy Nicols on Pennsylvania State Police at Corry charges of two counts of driving under the influence, one count of use/possession of drug paraphernalia and one summary traffic offense for an incident March 11 and was released on his own recognizance.

- Sandra M. Rigby of Titusville waived her right to a preliminary hearing July 11 on Titusville Police Department charges of one count each of theft by deception and receiving stolen property for an incident May 3 and was released on her own recognizance.

- Justin C. Valentine, 23, of Titusville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 12 on Titusville police charges of one count each of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, conspiracy, criminal mischief and false swearing for an incident April 25 and was recommitted to Crawford County jail, Saegertown, in lieu of $10,000 bond.

- Jerred L. Turk, 26, of Titusville, was bound over to the next term of court July 16 on a state police at Corry charge of one count of theft by unlawful taking for an incident March 22 and was released on his own recognizance.



Vernon Township Area

Magisterial District Judge

- Bradley G. Frantz, 27, of Meadville, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 12 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Rossi on Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville charges of two counts of driving under the influence and one summary traffic offense for an incident June 10 and was released on his own recognizance.

- Ethan L. Oertly, 20, of Cochranton, waived his right to a preliminary hearing July 16 on state police at Meadville charges of two counts of driving under the influence and three summary traffic offenses for an incident May 27 and was released on his own recognizance.