Police Seek Help on Theft Investigation
Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Corry
During Christmas break an orange 2006 Arctic Cat F7 Fire with a black seat was stolen from the home of Jeremy Mosher of Corry. The snowmobile was stolen sometime between the 19th and 26th of this month. Please call the State Police in Corry at (814)663-2043 if you may have information.
Man Charged for DUI After Christmas Eve Wreck
Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Meadville
A Cambridge Springs man was arrested for DUI after a rollover crash on Christmas Eve. David Brumbaugh lost control on a sharp left bend in the road on route 408 and overcorrected which caused his vehicle to spin clockwise. HIs spinning jeep flipped through an embankment and finally stopped after it collided with a tree.
Pennsylvania Among Worst Affected by Opioid Crisis
Source: News Service
Pennsylvania is near the top of the list of US states for drug deaths caused by the opioid epidemic. Since 2015 deaths from drugs such as Fentanyl have increased by more than 20%, 38 people died for every 1,000 Pennsylvania residents in 2016 and the problem is only worsening. Last week Governor Wolf signed legislation giving the drug and alcohol department certification and regulatory powers over recovery homes but advocates pan the move as not enough.
FPD: Drunk Driving Puts Man in Hospital
Source: Franklin City Police Department
Franklin Police say a man was hospitalized after drunkenly colliding with a tree on River Drive. Daniel Johnson is accused of being intoxicated and incapable of operating a motor vehicle when he crashed head on into a tree and had to be taken to a UPMC facility for his injuries.
Call 211 for Help
Source: The United Way
The United Way’s 211 service helps connect people in need with information and people from social services and charities that can help them. The service is always free and confidential and you can either call 211 or text your zip code and the word ‘need’ to 898-211.
Lawmaker to Deploy on Military Mission
Source: Radio PA
A Pennsylvania Lawmaker is deploying with the National Guard in 2018. Representative Matt Gabler of Elk and Clearfield Counties will soon be known as Captain Gabler when he deploys to the Middle East with his unit next year. Rep. Gabler is a medical logistics officer in the National Guard and serving with the the 28th Division. The State House took time to honor him before breaking for the holidays.