Meadville Tribune

Police Blotter

November 19, 2012

Courts and Blotter

MEADVILLE — Saegertown Area

Magisterial District Judge

-Chad W. Leonhart, 39, of 102 Terrace Drive, Edinboro, was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Rita Marwood for Judge Lincoln Zilhaver and bound over to the next term of court on charges of rape of a child, three counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, unlawful contact with a minor, five counts of indecent assault, endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors. Pennsylvania State Police filed the charges for incidents between Sept. 1, 2009, and May 17, 2012, in Hayfield Town-ship. He was placed in Crawford County Prison on $100,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 28.

Crimes

State Police

-State Police are looking for an unknown suspect who reportedly propelled an unknown object into a Nissan sedan, shattering the right rear window, while it was driving southbound on Route 77 near Canadohta Lake Road in Sparta Township at 9 p.m. Nov. 17. No injuries were reported in the vehicle, owned by a 29-year-old Spartansburg man, police said.

-State Police are looking for one or more suspects who reportedly tried to burglarize a residence in West Mead Township by attempting to open a back sliding glass door before fleeing on foot between 1 and 8:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at the Meadville barracks at 332-6911.

n State Police are looking for one or more suspects who reportedly stole assorted scrap metal from a field near the Pennsylvania Game Lands in Cussewago Township at an unknown time between Nov. 2 and 16. No further details were provided by police.

-State Police reported an unknown suspect drove a vehicle in a Sunny Side Cemetery field in Centerville between 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. Nov. 15 and 16, causing approximately $500 worth of damage to the grass.

n A Bunola man and two Espyville men reported one or more unknown suspects stole a GPS unit and change from their vehicles before fleeing in an unknown direction between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Nov. 11 and 12 in North Shenango Township. All of the vehicles were unlocked in the victims’ driveways, according to State Police.

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