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DUBOIS STATE POLICE TELL US IT HAPPENED ABOUT 3:25 WEDNESDAY AFTERNON ON INTERSTATE 80 EAST IN SANDY TOWNSHIP WHEN 73-YEAR OLD LINDA ROBINSON OF PORT RICHEY, FLORIDA LOST CONTROL OF HER CAR, CAUSING IT TO ROLL ONTO IT’S ROOF.  A PASSENGER, 77-YEAR OLD CARL SHULTZ OF HAINES CITY, FLORIDA, SUSTAINED FATAL INJURIES AND WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.  ROBINSON WAS FLOWN OUT OF TOWN FOR TREATMENT OF SERIOUS INJURIES.  NO WORD ON HER CONDITION TODAY. 

 

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TWO MCKEAN COUNTY RESIDENTS ARE IN JAIL TODAY CHARGED WITH RUNNING A METH LAB.  MCKEAN COUNTY DA, STEPHANIE VETTENBERG-SHAFFER ANNOUNCED THE ARREST OF 35-YEAR OLD RORY FORD AND 32-YEAR OLD PATRICIA LARSON, BOTH OF PORT ALLEGANY.  DETECTIVES EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AND FOUND AN ACTIVE ROLLING METH LAB AT THEIR LOWER PORTAGE ROAD HOME YESTERDAY.  

 

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A RIDGWAY MAN IS FACING INDECENT ASSAULT CHARGES AMONG OTHERS TODAY FOLLOWING A JULY 4TH INCIDENT.  RIDGWAY BOROUGH POLICE SAY THE INCIDENT HAPPENED AT THE VFW CLUB ON MAIN STREET WHEN 48-YEAR OLD SHAWN SAMICK ALLEGEDLY INITIATED UNWANTED SEXUAL CONTACT WITH 2 WOMEN.  HE’S ALSO FACING HARASSMENT AND DISORDERLY CONDUCT CHARGES. 

 

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POLICE HAVE CHARGED A BOROUGH MAN AFTER A DOMESTIC INCIDENT LAST WEEKEND.  ACCORDING TO THE POLICE REPORT, 41-YEAR OLD SHAWN KEENER IS ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING A FEMALE VICTIM AT AN EUCLID AVENUE RESIDENCE.  THE ALLEGED INCIDENT HAPPENED LAST SATURDAY EVENING ABOUT 10.

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THE INVESTIGATION INTO A WEDNESDAY EVENING ACCIDENT CONTINUES IN ELK COUNTY TODAY.  NOT MUCH INFORMATION IS KNOWN AT THIS TIME, BUT EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WERE ON SCENE AT A 2-VEHICLE ACCIDENT LAST NIGHT ON ROUTE 120/STATE STREET.  A HELICOPTER WAS REQUESTED AT THE SCENE. NO FURTHER INFORMATION IS KNOWN AS OF NOW.  THE ROADWAY WAS CLOSED UNTIL ABOUT MIDNIGHT. 

 

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A ST. MARYS MAN IS FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH A DECEMBER, 2017 DEATH AT HIS RESIDENCE.  ST. MARYS POLICE REPORT THE FILING OF CHARGES AGAINST 27-YEAR OLD JOSEPH FOSTER FOR POSSESSION OF MULTIPLE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, AS WELL AS TRYING TO HIDE THOSE ITEMS BEFORE CALLING 911 FOR THE DEATH OF ANOTHER PERSON AT HIS HOME.  FOSTER IS ALSO CHARGED WITH OBSTRUCTION OF LAW AND TAMERING WITH EVIDENCE. 

 

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A MOUNT JEWETT MAN IS IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW AFTER AN INCIDENT LAST NIGHT AT HIS HOME.  KANE STATE POLICE TELL US THEY WERE CALLED TO THE HOME OF 32-YEAR OLD RYAN MCCLELLAN ABOUT 9:40 FOR A REPORT OF A DOMESTIC INCIDENT.  AS THEY INVESTIGATED, THEY FOUND MCCLELLAN TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A GUN, WHICH WAS A VIOLATION OF A PFA ORDER IN PLACE FROM JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK.  POLICE SAY THEY ALSO FOUND A SMALL AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA AND RELATED PARAPHERNALIA IN HIS BACKPACK. 

 

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MORE LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STAR BASEBALL ACTION TODAY ON THE HOUND.  THE MCKEAN-ELK 13-14 YEAR OLD ALL-STARS TAKE ON TRI-BOROUGH.  AIRTIME FROM GUYS MILLS IS SET FOR JUST BEFORE 6:00.

 

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ACCORDING TO THE STATE POLICE FIRE MARSHAL, THE CALL CAME IN JUST BEFORE 11 LAST NIGHT ON HOWARD ROAD.  50-YEAR OLD TERRI GUSTAFSON WAS FOUND DECEASED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE STRUCTURE.  2 OTHERS WERE ABLE TO ESCAPE WITHOUT INJURY.  AS OF NOW, THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS ONGOING.  

 

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WHEN STUDENTS RETURN TO CLASSES THIS FALL IN THE BRADFORD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT, THEY WILL DO SO WITH SECURITY GUARDS IN EACH OF THE 4 SCHOOLS IN THE DISTRICT.  THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS HIRING 8 TO 12 PART-TIME GUARDS TO AID IN SCHOOL SAFETY.  THE GUARDS HIRED WILL BE RETIRED STATE TROOPERS WITH CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS.

 

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A JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK MAN IS CHARGED WITH AGGRIVATED ASSAULT STEMMING FROM AN INCIDENT LAST FRIDAY NIGHT IN FOREST COUNTY.  MARIENVILLE STATE POLICE SAY 39-YEAR OLD JOSEPH COHEN ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTED 2 PEOPLE AND THREATENED 2 MORE AT A HOME ON SNYDER LANE IN JENKS TOWNSHIP FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  HE ALSO ALLEGEDLY DAMAGED NUMEROUS ITEMS IN THE RESIDENCE.  POLICE SAY HE WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF A MARIJUANA PIPE DURING HIS ARREST. 

 

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AN ELDERLY WEEDVILLE WOMAN IS RECOVERING FROM INJURIES SHE SUSTAINED IN A 2-VEHICLE ACCIDENT YESTERDAY IN CAMERON COUNTY.  EMPORIUM STATE POLICE SAY IT HAPPENED JUST AFTER 1:00 WHEN A VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 57-YEAR OLD RICHARD SHERWOOD OF DUBOIS STRUCK A 2ND VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 87-YEAR OLD JOAN TURNBULL, WHO WAS PULLING OUT OF A DRIVEWAY ALONG ROUTE 555 IN GIBSON TOWNSHIP.  TURNBULL WAS TAKEN TO PENN HIGHLANDS DUBOIS FOR TREATMENT OF HER INJURIES.

 

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RIDGWAY STATE POLICE SAY IT HAPPENED ABOUT 8:05 ON ROUTE 219 IN RIDGWAY TOWNSHIP WHEN AN SUV DRIVEN BY 34-YEAR OLD ALBERT DIPPOLD REAR-ENDED A 2ND SUV DRIVEN BY 34-YEAR OLD JEREMY DORSEY OF ST. MARYS.  THAT CASED ANOTHER VEHICLE TO BE INVOLVED, DRIVEN BY 50-YEAR OLD GEOFFREY SIDELINGER OF WEEDVILLE.  DIPPOLD SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES.  NO ONE ELSE WAS HURT.

 

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A KERSEY MAN IS CHARGED WITH POSSESSING MARIJUANA AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP OVER THE WEEKEND.  EMPORIUM STATE POLICE SAY THE STOP HAPPENED ABOUT 6:45 ON SUNDAY EVENING ON WEST 4TH STREET AND NORTH MAPLE STREET IN EMPORIUM.  POLICE SAY 20-YEAR OLD KYLE MEYER WAS ALLEGEDLY IN POSSESSION OF THE MARIJUANA AND RELATED PARAPHERNALIA.

 

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3 KANE TEENAGERS ARE RECOVERING FROM INJURIES THEY SUSTAINED IN A JET SKI ACCIDENT SUNDAY ON THE ALLEGHENY RESERVOIR.  DETAILS OF THE ACCIDENT AREN’T FULLY KNOWN, BUT ACCORDING TO OFFICIALS, THE TEENS WERE NEAR THE ELIJAH RUN BOAT LAUNCH WHEN THE INCIDENT HAPPENED.  ONE MALE WAS TAKEN TO UPMC HAMOT IN ERIE FOR TREATMENT.  THE TWO OTHERS SUFFERED UNSPECIFIED INJURIES.  THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES. 

 

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POLICE SAY 28-YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER YOHE WAS ARRESTED IN SOMERSET COUNTY LAST WEEK AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTED A WOMAN BACK ON JUNE 14TH AT HER HOME.  ACCORDING TO OFFICIALS, THE VICTIM TOLD YOHE TO LEAVE HER HOME AND HE REFUSED, THEN ASSAULTED HER. 

 

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ELK COUNTY CORORNER MICHELLE MUCCIO CONFIRMED OVER THE WEEKEND THAT THE BODY IS THAT OF 31-YEAR OLD ANDREW MECCA OF JOHNSONBURG.  MECCA’S BODY WAS FOUND BY THE RAILROAD TRACKS IN WILCOX ON JULY 5TH.  A CAUSE OF DEATH IS STILL PENDING AUTOPSY AND TOXICOLOGY RESULTS.

 

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THE JOHNSONBURG BOROUGH MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY HAS BEEN A BUSY GROUP THE PAST WEEK OR SO.  OVER THE WEEKEND, THE BOIL WATER ADVISORY WAS LIFTED FOR THE DOWNTOWN AREA IN THE BOROUGH…ONLY TO HAVE ANOTHER ISSUED FOR A DIFFERENT AREA OF TOWN TODAY.  RESIDENTS ON SHORT STREET AND THE LOWER END OF 1ST AVENUE ARE UNDER A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT BOIL WATER ADVISORY TODAY DUE TO A WATER LEAK.  THE NOTICE IS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

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A HAZEL HURST MAN IS DEALING WITH SERIOUS INJURIES TODAY STEMMING FROM A 2-VEHICLE ACCIDENT LAST THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN MCKEAN COUNTY.  KANE STATE POLICE SAY THE INCIDENT HAPPENED ABOUT 4:40 AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 46 AND VALLEY CROSS ROAD WHEN A CAR DRIVEN BY 18-YEAR OLD ISAAC FULLER PULLED OUT FROM A STOP SIGN AND WAS STRUCK BY A 2ND VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 43-YEAR OLD BRADLEY MIX OF MOUNT JEWETT.  FULLER SUFFERED SUSPECTED SERIOUS INJURIES AND WAS FLOWN TO ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER IN BUFFALO.  A 17-YEAR OLD PASSENGER WAS TAKEN TO BRADFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER FOR TREATMENT OF LESS-SERIOUS INJURIES.  MIX WAS NOT HURT.

 

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ST. MARYS CITY COUNCIL IS SET TO MEET TONIGHT IN THEIR REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING.  COUNCIL IS EXPECTED TO TAKE LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON VARIOUS ITEMS.  THE MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND STARTS AT 7 AT CITY HALL.

 

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