State Police

Crashes

• A two-vehicle crash at 7:26 p.m. Feb. 7 on Route 408 in Richmond Township resulted in no injuries among the three people involved, according to state police at Meadville. The crash happened when a 2011 Nissan Rogue driven by Maeghan A. Wynn, 19, of Pleasantville reportedly attempted to make a left-hand turn from Route 408 onto Lyona Road. Wynn did not stop for oncoming traffic when making the turn, according to police, resulting in her vehicle striking a 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander driven by Eric Schneider, 58, of Titusville with Jazmyn O. Young, 20, of Titusville as a passenger. Wynn was charged with a violation of vehicle turning left laws. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

• There were no injuries in a three-vehicle crash at 5:17 p.m. Feb. 7 on Route 99 in Venango Township, according to state police at Meadville. The crash occurred when Amy N. Thompson, 31, of Edinboro reportedly lost control of her 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander while traveling south on the road. The Outlander crossed over the central yellow line of the roadway, eventually hitting a 2013 Ford Escape driven by Ashley N. McWilliams, 40, of Edinboro in the 9 o'clock position, police said. The Outlander continued forward, striking a 2009 Hyundai Sonata driven by Kelly C. Mohan, 22, of Spencerport, New York. Thompson was charged with a driving on right side of roadway violation.

• A Georgia man and woman reported a car crash involving an unknown vehicle at 5:48 p.m. Feb. 7 on Interstate 79 in Hayfield Township, according to state police at Meadville. David A. Knooihuizen, 57, of Suwanee, Georgia, was traveling northbound in the left-hand lane on I-79 near the 153.3 mile marker in a 2007 Ford F-150XLT with Cindy Knooihuizen, 58, also of Suwanee, as a passenger. As they were traveling, a vehicle slightly ahead of them in the right lane appeared to lose control and moved into the Ford's lane of travel. Knooihuizen attempted to slow down and change lanes, but he lost control of his vehicle on the snow and traveled off the roadway on the east side, striking a ditch head-on, police said. Knooihuizen reported minor head and rib injuries and was treated at the scene by Meadville Area Ambulance Service. Cindy Knooihuizen reported no injuries. The make and model of the other vehicle involved in the crash is unknown, and the driver has not been identified by police. The Ford was towed from the scene.

State Police

Crimes

• A home in Summit Township was broken into at an unknown time, with investigation looking for the person responsible, according to state police at Meadville. Police were contacted at 4 p.m. Jan. 13 by the victims to report the break-in. The front door of the 3rd Street home had been forced open by bursting out the deadbolt, and several items were stolen from the residence. Several items in the home were broken, and paint was sprayed on the walls and floors of the house. The home belonged to an Espyville woman and a Meadville woman.

• Jacob Kingsley, 19, of Cambridge Springs was arrested for possession and driving under the influence of a controlled substance at 9:23 p.m. Jan. 23 in Summit Township, according to state police at Girard. Kingsley was stopped after allegedly speeding on Interstate 79. According to police, indicators of criminal activity were observed during the stop. A search of the vehicle was conducted and Kingsley reportedly admitted to possessing controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.

Meadville Area

Magisterial District Judge

 Coles James Moore, 22, of Espyville waived his right to a preliminary hearing on a series of drug charges before Magisterial District Judge Samuel Penolino on Jan. 24. Moore is facing one felony count of possession with intent to deliver, two misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia. The charges stem from a Jan. 10 incident. Moore is being held at the Crawford County jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.

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