Meadville Tribune

Police Blotter

November 19, 2012

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State Police

-Barbara J. Kribbs, 59, of Conneaut Lake, was traveling east on Route 322 when she turned into the path of Alexei P. Hoffman, 21, of Meadville, turning into the Wal-Mart parking lot at 1:50 p.m. Nov. 16 in Vernon Township, according to State Police. Hoffman was reportedly driving west on Route 322 toward Conneaut Lake. Both vehicles entered the intersection for a green indication light, according to police, who reported Kribbs failed to yield the right-away while turning left. Vernon Township Volunteer Fire Department assisted at the scene. No injuries were reported.

-Mark A. Villers, 20, of Meadville, was traveling north on Grange Center Road when he lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons and exited the lane, striking a tree at 9:15 p.m. Nov. 16 in Hayfield Township, according to State Police. The vehicle was reportedly removed from a local property owner’s field by a tractor. The operator then fled the scene with minor injuries, police said. The 2013 Toyota Scion reportedly suffered heavy damage to the front end and right side. The vehicle was towed by West End Towing.

-Barry Swift of Cambridge Springs was traveling north on Old Highway 86 in Cambridge Township when he lost control of his vehicle and traveled sideways into a ditch, rolling the vehicle three times and landing it on its roof at 4:50 p.m. Nov. 18, according to State Police. He was reportedly ejected from the vehicle after the second roll and was found lying in a ditch by a bystander who came upon the collision. He was airlifted to UPMC Hamot with Cambridge Springs Volunteer Fire Department, Meadville Area Ambulance and Stat MedEvac assisting. His condition is stable, but the extent of his injuries is unknown, police said.

-Brandi L. Braden, 21, of Springboro was traveling north on North Moisertown Road between Grange Center and West Road in Cussewago Township when she lost control of her vehicle and traveled off the roadway, striking a Penelec power pole at an unknown time on Nov. 13, according to State Police. The impact reportedly sheared the pole off near the base. The driver sustained minor injuries and was treated at Meadville Medical Center where she was later released. Saegertown Volunteer Fire Department assisted.


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