Stolen Weapons in Crawford and Venango Counties
State Police from Franklin say that Lisa Walter is their suspect in the theft of a black .45 caliber pistol from the home of Daniel Bodien of Rouseville on Wednesday November 29th. Walter is believed to be staying in the home of her boyfriend Chris Cable but state police still ask for anyone who knows her whereabouts to call them at (814)676-6596. In Crawford County’s Oil Creek Township multiple weapons were stolen from a home on Terrace Farm Road. State Police report that on Tuesday November 28th multiple handguns, gas containers, and a laptop were hauled away by an unknown thief who got inside the home by unknown means.
Senator: “Get Rid of Keystone Exams”
State Senator Andy Dinniman wants to see the Keystone Exam disappear from Pennsylvania’s school curriculum. Dinniman, the ranking Democrat on the education committee, thinks that there are better and more cost efficient ways to monitor the educational progress of students. Last year the commonwealth passed a law that removes the Keystone Exam from curriculum for a short time but it ends at the start of the next school year.
Man Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ in Hunting Accident
Court records indicate that Thomas Jadlowski decided to plea not guilty to manslaughter charges in the death of Chautauqua County resident Rosemary Billquist. Rosemary died at UPMC Hamot in Erie on November 22nd after Jadlowski accidently shot her while hunting deer in New York State. The record says Jadlowski had his bail set at $50,000 and his first court hearing is schedule for the 29th of January.
Antlerless Deer Season Starts Tomorrow
This is a reminder that today is the last day of the 2017 antlered deer season for rifle hunting in Pennsylvania. Tomorrow, Saturday December 2nd, it will be legal to shoot antlerless deer as well. Rifle season ends on Saturday the 9th.
Delaware River Commission to Ban Fracking in Watershed
In State news a formal ban on Fracking and Drilling in the Delaware river basin was proposed yesterday. The Delaware River Commission which has already instituted a moratorium in 2010 is moving to formalize a full fledged ban on drilling near the river which provides drinking water to more than 15 million people.