David Paulson Pleads Guilty
Office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
A former Catholic Priest from the Diocese of Erie, David Paulson, pleaded guilty yesterday to multiple crimes related to the sexual abuse of two alter boys. While serving as a priest at St. Michaels in Fryburg and St. Anthony of Padua in Cambridge Springs he assaulted one of his victims after Mass at least 20 times. Poulson pleaded guilty to corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of children.
Michael Ray Rice Still Missing
45 year old Michael Ray Rice has been missing since mid August of this year and is still being sought by authorities and family members. Michael ia a middle aged white male standing around 6 feet tall and weighing 180 pounds, he has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen at his parents home in Venango County at around 8PM on August 17th and disappeared that night without taking his cell phone, wallet, or medications for a large stomach ulcer he suffers from. Last Tuesday, October 9th, a search operation involving multiple police and rescue units canvassed the property around the home of his parents and neighbors but turned up no leads. Anyone that may have information on the whereabouts of Michael Ray Rice should call the Franklin State Police at (814)676-6596.
House Passes Bill to Stop License Suspensions
Office of House Majority Leader Save Reed
With near unanimous consent a bill that would end the suspension of driver’s licenses for non-driving related crimes passed the State House yesterday. House Bill 163 if signed by the Governor would end the automatic suspension of driver’s licenses for drug convictions and several youth related crimes like using a fake ID, and threats against school property.