Concealed Carry Seminar in Oil City
On Thursday October 17th a concealed carry seminar will be held from 6 to 8PM at the Veterans of Foriegn Wars post on Relief Street in Oil City. Speakers including Venango County Sheriff Eric Foy and District Attorney Shawn Whitewill cover topics ranging from how to apply for a concealed carry license to Pennsylvania’s Castle Doctrine laws. Seating is limited so RSVP at (814)677-6413.
Measles Confirmed in Philly and Allentown
Pennsylvania’s Department of Health is warning about possible outbreaks of measles originating in Philadelphia and Allentown. It’s confirmed that cases of measles exposure were detected at Philadelphia International Airport on October 2nd and 3rd, and around the city of Allentown last week. People who have been vaccinated are at low risk for infection but measles can easily spread to unvaccinated children and adults, and is dangerous to the immunocompromised, and newborn babies. The CDC reports a nearly 400% increase in measles cases between 2018 and 2019.
Red Truck Flees Police
A man who crashed his truck into a house in Rocky Grove was arrested by Sugarcreek Police under suspicion of drunk driving. Police report Ryan Graham crashed his truck into the side of a house on 2nd Avenue in Rocky Grove on Friday morning and penetrated so far that part of his vehicle ended up inside the basement.
Police Seek Driver of Red Dodge Truck
In Erie County, authorities are looking for a red Dodge pickup that lead an unmarked police car on a chase through Union Township. The truck has Ohio license plates number GNY4015 and a State Trooper tried to pull them over after they made an unsafe pass around their vehicle. The chase began on Old Meadville Road after 7PM on Friday night and spilled on to Union Labeouf Road then came to an abrupt but temporary stop when the truck headed into oncoming traffic at the intersection with Route 6. The chase resumed as the truck went westward and then ended at Vincent Road where it was called off for the safety of other drivers. Anyone with information please call the Corry State Police at (814)663-2043.