Titusville Man Charged with Strangling Woman
Ryan Ames of Titusville is charged with assault and other crimes after allegedly attacking a 37 year old woman and brutalizing her. According to police Ames is accused of punching his victim and then kicking and choking her as she was on the ground. Charges of Simple Assault, Harassment, Strangulation, and Terroristic Threats have been filed against him.
Driver’s License Centers Close for Thanksgiving
PennDOT has announced that due to the Thanksgiving Holiday all Driver’s License and Photo Centers will be closed on Thursday the 22nd and Friday the 23rd. You can still access most services at dmv.pa.gov.
PA Senate Election Goes to Court
An unsettled Pennsylvania State Senate race in the 6th District may go to court. Republican Senator Robert Tomlinson has served 7 terms in the Pennsylvania Senate but was only 75 votes ahead of his opponent Tina Davis. The Davis campaign is seeking for the court to allow a little more than 200 absentee ballots that were late for the November 2nd deadline to be opened and counted.
Police Search for Copper Thief
About $2,000 worth of scrap copper was stolen from Jason Klem of Union City at a location on Old Wattsburg Road in Erie County’s Amity Township. The theft happened between Thursday the 15th and Monday the 19th and included unique pieces like 5 inch gutter and corrugated downspouts. If you can help call the Corry State Police at (814)663-2043.
Man May face DUI After Crash
An unidentified man faces potential DUI charges after a crash in Hayfield Township Crawford County. The man was transported to UPMC Hamot by ambulance after crashing into a culvert of a ditch along State Route 198 and is suspected of being intoxicated.
New Fish and Boat Commission Chief
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has a new Executive Director. Tim Schaeffer was unanimously elected by the commission’s board in October and officially took his post last Tuesday. He’s a civil servant with decades of experience including a post as a deputy secretary in the DEP.