News Live 365: August 13th, 2018

Tox Results Awaited in Death of Emlenton Man

PSP Franklin
The death of an Emlenton Man is being investigated by State Police as not suspicious. Ronald Van Wart was found deceased at 5AM on Friday by his live in girlfriend and police found no indicators of foul play. The investigation will not be closed until after a toxicology report is completed on his body.


Counterfeit Bills Used at Dollar General Stores

PSP Meadville
$400 worth of counterfeit $20 bills were used at two Dollar General Stores in Crawford County. The funny money was used to pay for items at Dollar General Locations in Saegertown and Blooming Valley. State Police from Meadville have the fake cash in their custody and an investigation is ongoing.


PennDOT Work Schedules Released

PennDOT’s Northwest Pennsylvania maintenance schedule for the week of August 13th to 17th has been released. This week’s schedule will see the beginnings of work on three bridges that cross Interstate 80 in Venango County. Crews will begin work on Rockdale Road Bridge which is obsolete and if work is on schedule the bridge will be closed by August 24th. A full schedule can be found here.


Megan’s Law Violator Sought by Police

PSP Meadville
Pennsylvania State Police have issued an arrest warrant for Mathew Scott White for a violation of Megan’s Law. White moved from his last known residence on Bertram Drive in Saegertown on July 30th and failed to report his new address to authorities. Anyone with information to the whereabouts of Mathew White should call the State Police in Meadville at (814)332-6911.

Man Injured in Crash After Running Stop Sign

PSP Clarion
Scott Nowlin of Cranberry was injured in a collision after authorities say he ignored a stop sign. He collided with Michael Croyle at the intersection of Routes 338 and 322 in Clarion County’s Ashland Township and was taken to UPMC Northwest in Seneca.

New Automated Service Helps Warn Residents of Scams

Office if Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
The Office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection has a new automated text service to warn people about reported scams. To subscribe for the service visit hyphen alerts. If you were the victim of a scam you can call the consumer protection office at (1-800)441-2555 or email