Woman Arrested for Warrant After Drinking Binge while Babysitting
50 year old Lori Lockhart of Oil City faces charges of Endangering the Welfare of Children after allegedly imbibing large amounts of Scotch Whiskey while she was babysitting five children at Kohler’s Hole. One of the children left the scene and went home to call police to report the incident. Lockhart also had a bench warrant for a prior criminal charge and was arrested by State Police Troopers serving the warrant.
Autopsy to be Performed on Woman
Authorities are investigating the death of a 44 year old woman found in the basement of her home in Rockdale Township, Crawford County on Wednesday. The cause of death of Melissa Buzanowski is to be determined by an autopsy performed later this week.
AG Shapiro Announces Track and Trace Policy
Office of PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro
Yesterday at city hall in Erie, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced a new ‘Track and Trace’ initiative aimed at getting illegal firearms out of circulation and cutting down on weapons trafficking. Shapiro’s plan is a multipart strategy involving federal and local law enforcement, firearms retailers, and even legal gun owners to help clamp down on the trafficking of stolen and unregistered weapons.
Witnesses to Jamestown Burglary Sought
State Police in Crawford County are investigating the burglary of a home on Belle Street in Jamestown. Between 10:30 Tuesday night and 2:30 Wednesday afternoon several items were taken including a pair of Victoria’s Secret underwear, a silver pendent of a heart with a butterfly in it, and a pair of golden earrings inset with diamonds and sapphires. Anyone who may be able to provide information please call the Meadville State Police Barracks at (814)332-6911.
Native American Dead Returned to Families
The remains of another half dozen Native Americans from Carlisle have been identified, disinterred, and returned to their closest living relatives. These are just the latest remains returned to indigenous families from the grounds of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School where they were buried. Carlisle School was one of many facilities operated by the US Government to ‘anglicize’ the children of Native American parents in the late 19th and early 20th century. Conditions are Carlisle were cruel and lead to hundreds of deaths among the more than 10,000 children sent there between 1879 and 1918. Bodies are still being discovered over 100 years later.