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Franklin man arraigned on drug charges

A Franklin man is facing a felony drug charge and several related misdemeanor charges.A criminal complaint filed by Franklin city police says Dillon James Monks, 24, was charged after an incident at about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday at the Franklin Family Dollar.Police said they responded to the Grant Street

DERRICK - 2018-06-22 05:30:56

Traffic stop leads to arrest

Franklin state police said it was discovered an arrest warrant had been issued for an individual seated in the back of the Kia Optima, which had been stopped at the intersection of Harriott and Washington avenues, and that he was carrying drugs and drug paraphernalia.

DERRICK - 2018-06-23 05:30:56

Oil City Man Who Led Police of High-Speed Chase Faces Hearing

According to court documents, a preliminary hearing for 42-year-oldChristopher M. Ahrensof Oil City, is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, in Magisterial District Judge Matthew T. Kirtland’s office.

EXPLOREVENANGO.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Franklin Man Busted on Possession of Meth, Paraphernalia

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT)– A Franklin man is facing charges for possession of methamphetamine, other drugs, and paraphernalia stemming from an incident that occurred late Tuesday morning at a retail store in Franklin.

EXPLOREVENANGO.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Clemente Car to arrive in Franklin on Friday

About a month ago, I referred to the Clarion County Community Bank's Clemente Car Day as "Christmas in June" for area baseball fans. So, it was only fitting that the car's owner, Franklin native Randy Dye, kept up with that theme when we spoke on Wednesday."Santa has loaded the sleigh and the car wi


Employee files complaint against Clarion University

A Clarion University employee is suing the university, and her complaint is citing alleged harassment and retaliation.Katrina Horner filed the complaint last week in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.Horner, who is listed as a staff member in the university's College of Ar

DERRICK - 2018-06-22 05:30:55

Franklin scores 10 in the first inning to top Meadville ICC

After Meadville was held scoreless in the top half of the first, Franklin capitalized in its first at-bats of the game. The first nine at-bats all resulted in a player on base. Zach Baughman opened the scoring with a two-RBI double and Austin Rhoads followed him with a two-RBI base hit of his own. F

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-06-22 10:45:00

Meadville police seek man tied to alleged armed robbery

Amos J. Wilson of Meadville was committed to Crawford County jail in lieu of $200,000 bond Wednesday. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Marquelle Dupree Daniels, who allegedly was part of an armed robbery with Wilson early Wednesday morning in Meadville.Contributed photo

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-06-21 22:23:00

Oil City Man Facing Theft Charges from Two Recent Incidents

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT)– An Oil City man is facing theft charges stemming from two separate incidents, one where he is accused of stealing a knife from a residence, and another where he is accused of theft by deception using a previously cashed check.


Love of Cars and Roberto Clemente Led Franklin Native to Once-in-a-Lifetime Restoration

At an auction preceding the 2017 MLB All0-Star game in Miami, Dye, who owns a car dealership in Daytona Beach, Fla., purchased a 1972 Special Edition 440 Magnum Charger that was presented to Clemente for winning the 1971 National League World Series MVP Award.


Meadville officials call out Diamond Park 'riff raff'

Until recently, the public restrooms on the ground floor — just a few feet from the police department entrance — have been accessible all week long, 24 hours per day. However, after finding the bathrooms “literally just trashed” Monday morning, Walker decided to limit use of the restrooms to busines

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-06-21 10:53:00

Oil City Man Facing Charges After Threatening to Shoot People and Burn House Down

According to a criminal complaint, around 7:49 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, a known victim arrived at the Oil City Police Station to report an incident involvingFrank Glas.


OC man hurt in 322 crash

An Oil City man was injured in a two-vehicle crash around 9:25 a.m. Saturday along Route 322 in Elk Township, Clarion County.Clarion state police said Melvin Kapp, 71, of Shippenville, was trying to turn his Subaru Outback left onto Route 322 from Pine City Road and pulled out in front of a GMC Yuko


Emlenton man facing strangulation charges

An Emlenton man is facing charges after he allegedly choked two women Sunday night at an apartment on Main Street in Emlenton.A criminal complaint filed through district judge Matthew Kirtland's office said around 8:25 p.m., Franklin state police were sent to 213 Main St. for a domestic violence cal


Three Face Drug Charges After Probation Officer Discovers Meth, Paraphernalia in Apartment

Court documents indicate the Franklin-based State Police filed criminal charges against 23-year-oldErica Raelene Rick, of Franklin; 32-year-oldBryan Anthony Walsh, of Boardman, OH; and 25-year-oldCasey Ryan McNaughton, of Oil City.


Some shifts in Franklin budget

Money was also added to hire an elementary guidance counselor who will serve all three elementary schools but mainly service Central Elementary. The counselor's salary, benefits included, comes to $86,000.


They call her 'The Tick Lady'

Tracy Farone, biology professor at Grove City College, has spent five years studying ticks in Pennsylvania.Contributed


Route 6 in Conneaut Township closed

Oil City, PA – Route 6 is closed in Conneaut Township, Crawford County, from the intersection with Beaver Center Road to the intersection with Gilliland Road.


Project to Rebuild a Portion of the Route 62 Retaining Wall in Venango County to Start Soon

SUGARCREEK BOROUGH, Pa. –Work to rebuild more than 500 feet of the Route 62/Route8 (Allegheny Boulevard) retaining wall in Sugarcreek Borough, Venango County will start next week.


Case Dismissed Against Franklin Man Accused of Impersonating, Misrepresenting Member of U.S. Army

According to court documents, criminal charges against 26-year-oldJavon Antonio Epps, of Franklin, were dismissed in the Venango County Court of Common Pleas.