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TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 14TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 14TH, 2020

A Beaver County Man was Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography.  25 year old Adam Hosie of Freedom was also sentenced to 5 years of supervised release. According to Authorities Hosie possessed images and videos in computer graphic files, the production of which involved the use of minors engaging in sexually…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 13TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 13TH, 2020

State Police in Lawrence County report a two vehicle accident in Wayne Township Wednesday morning that claimed the life of a Wampum man. The accident took place on Route  288 when 29 year old Dale Fey of Bessemer was westbound when he crossed the center line and struck a vehicle operated by 68 Samuel Kelly.…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 12TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 12TH, 2020

The Sharon Herald is reporting Police arrested a suspect Monday in the November robbery of Huntington Bank in Sharon. 68 year old David Malcolum Ward of Sharon was charged with robbery from a financial institution, theft and robbery in connection with the Nov. 29th  robbery. Ward is in Mercer County Jail on a probation violation and will be…

Tri County Report For February 11th, 2020

Tri County Report For February 11th, 2020

Investigators say three people are in custody after a drug bust in Butler over the weekend.  The county’s Drug Task Force arrested Joseph Bell, Jessica Erdos, and Marc Pippens Saturday morning following the raid on a home on the 200-block of Second Street.  Police say they found crack cocaine, heroin, and marijuana during the bust. …

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 10TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 10TH, 2020

Governor Wolf says he will nominate Richard Vague to serve as the secretary of the Department of Banking and Securities.  Vague, who is a managing partner of Gabriel Investments and chair of the Governor’s Woods Foundation, has served on several business and advisory boards.  Vague assumed the role of acting secretary over the weekend following…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 7TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 7TH, 2020

A New Castle man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on drug and gun charges.  31 year old Samuel Cheeks is being charged  with  unlawfully possessing a firearm and ammunition after having previously been convicted of a felony. The Superseding Indictment also alleges that, in September of 2017, Cheeks unlawfully possessed a mixture…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 6TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 6TH, 2020

An investigation is underway into a deadly school van crash in Lawrence County.  State police say the Mercer Area School District van crashed with a tractor-trailer yesterday morning on Portersville Road in Perry Township.  The van’s driver 64 year old Peter Ellis was killed.  No students were on board. The driver of the tractor-trailor, 30…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 5TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 5TH, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf unveiled a $36 billion spending plan for 2020-21 that calls for universal full-day kindergarten, a revamped strategy for cost-sharing for state police service and a $200 million scholarship program for students in the Pennsylvania System of Higher Education. Republicans blasted the over-spending. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Browne, R-Lehigh County, said…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 4TH, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 4TH, 2020

An investigation is underway into a deadly fall in Beaver Falls.  Police say an 85-year-old man died yesterday when he fell 15 feet from the roof of his home on the 20th Street Extension.  The victim’s name was not released. One person is badly hurt after a crash in Prospect yesterday afternoon.  It happened along…

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 31ST, 2020

TRI COUNTY REPORT FOR JANUARY 31ST, 2020

The search for a missing New Castle woman has a tragic ending.  Police say a volunteer search party found the body of 39-year-old Sabrina Salamon yesterday around 4pm, in a yard near Arlington and Long avenues.  Salamon was reported missing on December 20th.  Autopsy results are pending. Police are identifying the pedestrian hurt in an…