State Police Search for Stolen Dirt Bikes
State Police officers based in Franklin are looking to the public for help in an investigation into the theft of two dirt bikes. Between August 27th and September 4th the two bikes were taken from a from a property on Cherrytree Plum Line Road in Venango County’s Plum Township. The first bike authorities are looking for is an Orange 2004 KTM 50 Mini Adventure with the number 101 on it. The second bike is a yellow in color PW 50 from the 1980’s. If you can help please call the Franklin State Police at (814)676-6596.
Man Charged with Deliberately Crashing Car
43 year old Michael Donahue of Reynoldsville has been charged with criminal mischief for deliberately crashing his car. Police allege he deliberately crashed his car into a culvert pipe in the Clarion County borough of Strattanville and then fled the scene of the crash. The investigation continues.
PennDOT Work Schedule Available
This week’s PennDOT work schedule includes nighttime closures of Interstate 79 for work on the interchange with Interstate 90 in Erie County. A full work schedule can be found on our website.
Senior Citizens Injured in I-79 Collision
An interstate 79 crash injured two Erie seniors. Linda and Jerald Catoni, both 71 years old, were transported to Meadville Medical Center for injuries after a rear end collision that happened in Union Township, Crawford County. Police say that they were hit by Mary Moore of Stoneboro who was following too closely and was unable to react when Linda suddenly had to brake.
Con-Man Housed in CCJ
A confidence man with multiple arrest warrants in Crawford and Erie Counties was finally taken into custody after his latest scheme. Pennsylvania State Police from Corry apprehended Jonathan Santry of Conneaut Ohio in Warren County for theft by deception after he failed to deliver a flatbed trailer he had accepted payment for. He’s currently residing in Crawford County Jail while they investigate further.
Flight 93 Memorial Construction Finally Completed
The final piece of the Flight 93 Memorial was dedicated yesterday. The tower of voices is a 93 foot tall tower which contains 40 wind chimes, one for each person who died resisting hijackers on September 11, 2001. President Donald Trump is expected to attend a ceremony there on the anniversary of 9-11 tomorrow.