Erie Man Charged After Pulled Over in Stolen Car
When Fabian Young of Erie kept providing state troopers with a false identification on Tuesday it soon became clear why. Young continued providing a fake name multiple times after being pulled over in the parking lot of a Cranberry business until troopers discovered the car he was driving was stolen. Multiple warrants for his arrest in Erie County were also discovered once they had his real name.
Road Sleeper Arrested for Public Drunkenness
According to the authorities Shekela Zeiber was found lying down in the middle of Spartansburg’s Main Street shortly before 3am Wednesday morning. State Troopers from Corry determined she was not harmed in any way, just drunk, and she’s been charged with Public Drunkenness.
Act 79 Signed by Governor Wolf
After making remarks about what can be accomplished when political parties work together instead of against one another, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law Act 79 of 2018. Once in effect, anyone who is served a protection from abuse order has 24 hours to relinquish their firearms to their county sheriff or other state approved authority. Republican State Representative Marguerite Quinn is the author and sponsor of the new law.
Woman Charged with Assault by Hot Cocoa
A Union City woman faces assault charges after allegedly throwing a cup of hot cocoa into her victim’s face. The Unnamed 47 year old woman is charged with Harassment and Simple Assault after splashing the warm, sticky, beverage into a 29 year old man’s face during an argument. She’s to be arraigned before Judge Denise Buell.
State Police to Use Sobriety Checkpoints for Holiday
Pennsylvania State Police from Meadville and other stations that are part of Troop E will be conducting sobriety checkpoints around the region during the Thanksgiving Weekend. The goal of the checkpoints is of course to deter and apprehend impaired drivers but also to protect all motorists and ensure a safe and happy holiday.
Teachers in NE PA Protest New School Firearm Policy
Teachers in the Tamaqua Area School District of Schuylkill County are protesting a new policy that would arm teachers with firearms. The District is the first in the state to create such a policy, that would qualify teachers to use firearms and issue them a weapon registered to the school district. Parents are also protesting the policy but School Board President Larry Wittig says the board does not plan to scrap the policy.