News Live 365: January 8th, 2018

School Vandalized

Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Clarion
Clarion Limestone School was vandalized sometime on New Years Eve or New Years day when one or more vandals fired paintballs at the facility. If you have information please contact the State Police in Clarion at (814)226-1710.


Fraudsters Being Held in Separate Counties

Source: Sugarcreek Borough Police
James and Karen Johnson are in Police custody after allegedly using fraudulently means to buy vehicles in Franklin. James was arrested in Mifflin County on unrelated charges and Karen turned herself into Sugarcreek PD. They will both face charges of conspiracy, theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception, retail theft, and passing bad checks.


No Life Insurance for Terrorists in

Source: Press Office of Aaron Bernstine
A local State Rep has unveiled a new bill aimed at targeting terrorism in Pennsylvania through unconventional means, taking away their life insurance payments. Aaron Bernstine represents portions of Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence Counties; his new bill is designed to make it illegal to pay out survivor’s benefits to the family members of people who are killed performing an act of Terrorism and direct them to the victims instead.


On the Trail of a Snowmobile Thief

Source: Pennsylvania State Police, Corry State Police are on the lookout for a snowmobile thief. On December 30th a blue 2001 Polaris Indy 550 Touring Snowmobile was taken from the residence of Harold Cornish in Bear Lake. The snowmobile was recovered on the second of January and State Troopers are still looking for suspects of the theft. Please call the Corry State Police at (814)663-2043 if you have any information.


PennState Extension offers ServSafe Courses

Source: PennState Extension
Penn State Extension is offering ServSafe Manager Food Safety Training on January 18th and 25th from 9am to 4pm at the Crawford County Extension office. To register call (877)345-0691.


Police Chief Arrested, Charged for Soliciting Minors

Source: Press Office of PA Attorney General
A Police Chief from Armstrong County was arrested and charged with crimes related to soliciting sex from a minor. Leechburg Police Chief Michael Diebold was arrested at a convenience store on Friday January 5th and charged with unlawful contact with a minor and attempting to commit deviant sexual intercourse with a minor. Chief Diebold had been exchanging photographs and sexually explicit messages with an undercover agent over the chat application Kik, he thought they were a 14 year old girl. Suspected child predators can be reported by calling the Child Predator Hotline at 1-800-385-1044. Individuals who suspect an online predator or abuse can also send anonymous tips by texting PAKIDS + YOUR TIP to 847411.