Cellular Store Robbed in Meadville
State Police Troopers based in Meadville are investigating a burglary at the Park Avenue Plaza that took place late Friday night. Shortly after 11:30PM someone smashed the front door of a cellular phone provider and removed several Apple and Samsung devices from the premises. Anyone who may have information is being asked to call the Meadville State Police at (814)332-6911.
Man Arrested in Connection with Earlier Drug Bust
On Friday morning the Sugarcreek Police Department arrested Kevin Wilson in connection with a drug raid that saw three women arrested for drug possession and child endangerment last Tuesday. Wilson was denied bail for avoiding arrest twice after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Nesbit Leaves State House for Judgeship
State Representative Ted Nesbit, who represents portions of Butler and Mercer Counties will be retiring from the legislature this January to become a judge in the Court of Common Pleas. Nesbit’s replacement will be picked through a special election which will be announced sometime next year.
Saegertown Man Arrested After Crash
71 year old Douglas Ganster of Saegertown was arrested for DUI after a crash on East Oil Road in East Mead Township, Crawford County. Authorities say that Ganster was driving in the left traffic lane with no headlights on when he collided with a parked car that was occupied and using its four way flashers.
Two Erie Men Charged for Drugs
Two Erie men were arrested in Union City for several charges including drug possession after being stopped for their vehicle registration. According to State Troopers from Corry Anthony Fitch and Nicholas Lombard II were in a vehicle fraudulently using Ohio license plates, the driver’s license was suspended, and both were in possession of drug paraphernalia and a substance suspected to be methamphetamine.
Start Your New Year on the Right Foot with First Day Hikes
Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will be holding guided first day hikes in 29 of Pennsylvania’s State Parks on New Year’s Day. Hikes include one at Pymatuning State Park at 10AM. More information is available at DCNR.PA.gov