Radio News for March 23, 2017

Inmate Rapes Woman While on Work Release

Albert Tedrow convinced victim to stop at Grove City Outlets then attacked

Mercer, PA –

A work release inmate from Mercer County Jail is being accused of raping a woman who gave him rides to and from work. Albert Tedrow was arraigned Monday for the alleged rape of an anonymous woman on March 10 at the Grove City Outlets. The victim provided him transportation to and from work and according to the criminal complaint filed against him he convinced her to stop at the Outlet Mall because he wanted to talk, it was at that time he attacked her. After the assault the victim claims that Tedrow threatened to hurt her if she told anyone.

Tedrow, who has a criminal record dating back to 1993, was serving a sentence for retail theft in Mercer County Jail and now faces additional charges of rape, victim intimidation, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, making terroristic threats and harassment. He is obviously not allowed back out on work release.


Bulldogs Varsity Hockey Wins PIHL Championship

Defeat Carrick 2-1 in overtime for the District 2 Pens Cup

Butler County, PA –

The Meadville Bulldogs Varsity Hockey team won the PIHL Championship. The Bulldogs defeated the Carrick Raiders 2-1 in overtime at the Lemieux Sports Center to win the Pens Cup in a nail biting game described as a thriller.


Escaped Juvenile Offenders Caught

Three teens from Abraxas 1 facility have been found

Forest County, PA –

Damon Rickets, Adante Smith, and Jammi Clark Jr who escaped from a Juvenile Center Sunday have all been caught. The three teens are back in custody but authorities have not released the details about the arrests.On Sunday the 19th the three boys escaped from Abraxas 1 in Forest County at about 1:30am and made their way to nearby Marienville where they stole a car. Later that same day they were involved in a hit and run incident on Interstate 80 and after that the trail went cold. No details about where they would have gone after that or how they were found have been released.


Crawford County Homeless Outreach in Hot Water

The Outreach has been soliciting  donations without being a registered charity

Meadville, PA –

Dwight Huston, founder of the Homeless Outreach of Crawford County has been ordered to cease and desist all activities involving soliciting donations for his charity for at least three years. Huston has also been ordered to pay a $3,000 fine – The Outreach was not registered as a charity and Huston is accused of using some of the donations for himself. The order comes all the way from the Pennsylvania Department of State and was issued on March 16th as a follow up to a similar order issued five years ago. Huston and the Crawford County Homeless Outreach have been found to be in violation of fiduciary duties and having failed to take proper financial records. They have also been cited for soliciting contributions over Facebook in direct violation of the 2012 order.