News Live 365: April 19th, 2019

Wanted: Raymond Smith III

Surgarcreek Boro Police
The Sugarcreek Boro Police Department has issued two separate arrest warrants for Raymond E. Smith III of Franklin for different incidents of criminal behavior this month including felonies and misdemeanors. Smith is charged with a felony attempt to Flee and Elude Law Enforcement and multiple summary charges from April the 9th. He is also charged with Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief from the 16th. If you know of the whereabouts of Raymond Smith III please call the authorities.


Two Hospitalized after Head on Collission

PSP Meadville
A woman named Karen Schultz and a man named Jeremy Niedzielski were both hospitalized after being cut out of their vehicles following a Wednesday morning crash in Crawford County. According to investigators, witnesses say Schultz crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic along Irish Road in Cussewago Township at about 7AM and collided head on with Niedzielski


Lawmaker Seeks to Stop Natural Gas Sales to Nieghbors

Radio PA
Republican State Senator Gene Yaw seeks to ban the sale of Pennsylvania natural gas to New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. Yaw says its because those states, three of our four neighbors, limited the expansion of pipelines originating in PA.


Troopers Seek Help in Vandalism Cases

PSP Meadville
Pennsylvania State Police in Meadville are searching for leads in the destruction of the windows of homes in the Conneautville area in Crawford County. The vandal or vandals are using what investigators believe is a slingshot or BB gun to break and damage windows and the siding of homes. If you have any information that could help call the Meadville State Police at (814)332-6911.


8t Street Bridge Work Begins Soon

PennDOT warns Franklin and Cranberry Townships residents to expect traffic delays along 8th Street Bridge which connects the two boros over the Allegheny River until autumn. Beginning on Monday the 29th Mekis Construction will begin preservation work on the bridge including milling, paving, and sealing. Work is expected to last until mid October.


State Rep. Proposes Changes to Police Shooting Investigations

Radio PA
With trust in law enforcement at a low, a new proposal in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly would change the way police use of deadly force is investigated. State Representative Brian Sims says he plans to introduce a new bill that would require the Attorney General to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate incidents of use of deadly force; taking the process out of the hands of local officials.