Drugs and Guns Land Hitchhiker in Jail
A North Carolina man named Timothy Gerred was arrested by State Troopers in Clarion County after he was found to be carrying marijuana and a Kalashnikov style assault rifle. Gerred was found by troopers in Monroe Township while trying to hitchhike along the berm of Interstate 80.
Two Injured by Black Ice
Black ice caused a car crash which sent two to the hospital in Warren County. Authorities say Megan Lyon of Clarendon hit a patch of ice while traveling through Meade Township on Route 6 and was forced into a 360 degree spin that ended when her Honda Civic collided with two trees. Both Megan and her passenger Morgan Rounds were taken to Warren General Hospital with potentially serious injuries.
SCOTUS Denies Appeal of Eric Frien
The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of convicted cop killer Eric Frein. Frein was given the death penalty after he was convicted of ambushing two Pennsylvania State Troopers at the Pike County barracks in 2014; killing one and permanently wounding the other. He disappeared into the wilderness for 48 days after the shooting.
You Could Help Solve a Crime
At about 7:30 PM on Thursday January 9th an unknown white male in all black clothing stole 47 packs of Newport Cigarettes from a pharmacy in Harborcreek Township, Erie County. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Erie State Police at (814)898-1641.
In Spring Township, Crawford County, Meadville State Police are investigating the theft of all four tires from a Toyota parked in the parking lot of an auto shop on Route 18 sometime during New Year’s Eve. If you can help, please call (814)332-6911.
A Remington 1100 Magnum 12 gauge shotgun with a wooden stock and blue steel finish and a Franchi 20 gauge semi-automatic shotgun with an engraving of a flying quail were stolen from a hunting camp on York Hill Road in Warren County’s Broken Straw Township. The Warren State Police are asking anyone with information to call them at (814)728-3600.