News Live 365 for May 30th, 2017

Man Is Caught Trying to Flee Police

Timothy Peters gave false identity to police

Girard, PA –

Timothy Peters of Erie was arrested in Girard on Sunday morning after attempting to flee from a traffic stop. He tried to elude police at a high rate of speed traveling down route 20 and once he was finally stopped tried to give police a false identity. records indicate he is still in Erie County Prison.


Troopers on Lookout for Stolen Shotgun

A Taurus 410 shotgun stolen in Hartstown

Hartstown, PA –

State Police based in Meadville are investigating the theft of a Taurus 410 shotgun in South Shenango Township. The weapon belongs to Matthew Adams of Hartstown and was taken between Friday and Saturday. If you encountered a weapon of this description call the State Police at (814)332-6911


Otters fall One Goal short of Championship

Erie loses 4 to 3 in CHL Championship Game

Windsor, Ontario, Canada –

The Erie Otters did not come home victorious but they did come home with their heads held high after losing by only one goal in the Memorial Cup Finals. During the Cup Tournament the Otters broke records for most goals scored by a team and by a player in a 12-5 route of the Seadogs. This year’s team was likely the best in franchise history, setting records in both the regular season and the playoffs and with one of their own earning player of the year honors.

The first of Erie’s records was for regular season wins with the Otters having at least 50 games in the W column for four consecutive years. During the Memorial Cup Tournament Erie scored 12 goals in a single game to set a new league record. Then finally Chicago Blackhawks prospect Alex DeBrincat was awarded CHL player of the year and he also tied the record for consecutive games with a goal, putting at least one puck in the net for 19 consecutive games.


Male/Female Pair Charged for Sex with Minor

She said… but then he said…

Oil City, PA –

It’s he said/she said after a pair of Oil City residents have been charged with crimes related to having relations with a teenage girl. Erica Grimes reportedly told OCPD that she witnessed James Raben with a 17 year old; Raben told OCPD Grimes only saw it because she was involved too. The allegations are that they both at various times had oral sex with the teenage girl at Raben’s house earlier this month.

Grimes came to Oil City PD to report seeing Raben with the girl but did not mention any involvement of her own in the activities. A later interview with the girl in question and her family revealed that Grimes too was involved. Raben’s own interview included a confession and supported the teenager’s statements that they were all three involved in the activities. Raben has been charged with a first degree misdemeanor for corruption of a minor while Grimes has received the same plus an additional second degree charge for filing a false report and misleading a public servant.


Caught on Camera
Car thief seen taking car on camera

Franklin, PA –

A man was caught on tape stealing a car at around 11:45 Friday night in Franklin. A burgundy colored 2003 Ford Mustang GT was stolen from William McBride Jr., the thief is known to police but his identity has not been released. *UPDATE* The suspect has been identified as Joshua McVay.