News Live 365: September 9th, 2022

Charles Arthur Robey of Cambridge Springs was arrested in Erie County at about 6:30 yesterday evening after a short police chase through North East Township. According to authorities Robey, who is 61, was driving a white Ford F-150 while under the influence when he collided with another vehicle on East Lake Road and then fled the scene. Two state police patrol vehicles caught up to Robey at the intersection with Townline Road and one trooper needed to use a PIT maneuver to disable the pickup which was described as wobbling dangerously through traffic. Robey was housed in Erie County Prison and will be arraigned on charges today.

Yesterday, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General, Josh Shapiro, announced a settlement with online ticket seller RYADD to pay Pennsylvania residents back money it refused to refund during the COVID-19 pandemic. RYADD violated PA consumer protection laws by retroactively changing its refund policy for tickets that were purchased for concerts and events that were closed due to the disease. Residents of Pennsylvania who purchased tickets to canceled events at the web domains TicketsonSale or OnlineCityTickets before September 8th, 2022 can get a refund by contacting the Bureau of Consumer Protection by calling 800-441-2555 or emailing scams@attorneygeneral.gov, no later than December 7, 2022.

66-year-old Rodney Sealand of Mercer has been arraigned on charges of involuntary deviant sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault, and indecent assault, all of a mentally disabled person. Sealand worked as a driver for an enrichment program based in Hermitage and authorities say he confessed to driving a 64-year-old woman who was part of that program to a secluded area near Greenville Municipal Airport to violate her on August 19th.

A lot of things are happening in Meadville this Saturday, including the family friendly Celebration Meadville. Celebration Meadville is a free festival sponsored by the NAACP Chapter 2271 and runs from noon to 4:00PM at Diamond Park to celebrate all the things that make Meadville a great place to live; come for the free food and entertainment and stay to learn about the wonderful community in Meadville.

More than $400,000 in grant money was awarded to Clarion County’s Foxburg Trail project which will begin construction of a bike trail between the towns of Foxburg and Emlenton next year.