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Nurse jailed for allegedly stealing medications from elderly at nursing home

A Springboro woman was jailed Thursday accused of allegedly claiming to give medications to nursing home residents but taking them herself. Kim Marie Lesher, 51, a licensed practical nurse at Rolling Fields Elder Care Community, is accused of claiming to distribute medication to an 86-year-old femal

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 10:19:00

Titusville voters should expect new names on ballot

TITUSVILLE - Voters within Titusville will find themselves in a new district and see new names on the ballot for U.S. representative when they go to the polls in May. The city is part of Pennsylvania's new 16th Congressional District, starting with the 2018 election. In the May 15 primary, Titusvill

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 10:21:00

Inmate accused of striking corrections officer waives hearing

A Venango County jail inmate accused of striking a correctional officer with chairs and a table last week waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday in Venango County Central Court. Keith Morgan, 48, of Oil City, was charged with five felony counts of aggravated assault, five felony counts of assault

DERRICK - 2018-03-23 05:31:08

Man accused of forging medical excuses for daughter

An Oil City man is facing 40 charges after he allegedly forged medical excuses for his daughter who attends Oil City Middle School. A criminal complaint filed through district judge Andrew Fish's office said that between October and March, Thomas Scott III, 45, and another man created fraudulent med

DERRICK - 2018-03-24 05:31:07

Three Erie County fugitives caught

All were featured in recent editions of the Erie Times-News Most Wanted. Three men wanted by the Erie County Sheriff's Office on warrants are in custody following their apprehensions on Thursday and Friday. Gregg Redding Jr., 32, who was wanted for a probation violation, was apprehended in Edinboro

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-23 14:22:39

Thirteen county jail inmates pass financial management course

SAEGERTOWN - The Crawford County jail has had 13 female inmates recently successfully pass a personal financial management course taught by the Crawford County READ Program, according to Warden Kenneth Saulsbery. The jail offers the course through the READ Program, a literacy group, Saulsbery told t

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 10:11:00

Titusville Man Faces Felony Charges After Breaking into Oil City Residence

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) - A Titusville man is behind bars after allegedly breaking into a residence in Oil City. Court documents indicate the Oil City Police Department filed criminal charges against 67-year-old Raymond E. Bortzer, of Titusville. According to a criminal complaint, around 3:47 p.m. on Tu


State, Local Police Participate in Aggressive-Driving Enforcement Initiative

OIL CITY, Pa. - The Pennsylvania State Police and more than 235 municipal police departments are conducting an aggressive-driving enforcement wave that continues through April 29, 2018. Speeding and other aggressive-driving behaviors are major factors in crashes in Pennsylvania. According to Pennsy

EXPLOREVENANGO.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Thankful Thursdays' next event is city cleanup, egg hunt this week

After a winter hibernation punctuated by bursts of community-minded activity - a shopping-cart collection expedition in January, a Diamond Park campfire in February - the Thankful Thursdays group is ready to leap back into action. With the calendar saying it is officially spring, the group will hit


OC Council hears about event designed to 'engage community'

Events and projects designed to promote as well as enhance Oil City dominated conversation at Thursday's city council meeting. The light agenda included a number of requests to use public properties for a variety of events. In a new concept, council was asked if permission would be given to close do

DERRICK - 2018-03-23 05:31:07

Woman accused of stealing GoFundMe money held for court

A Franklin woman accused of stealing nearly $2,700 through a GoFundMe page she created for the victims of a house fire last year was held for court Wednesday. Tori Smith, 22, appeared before district judge Andrew Fish for her preliminary hearing in Venango County Central Court. Assistant District At


Fourteen-year-old led away from Warren school in handcuffs

A fourteen-year-old student told a Warren School Resource officer to put him in handcuffs, and that's exactly what the officer did. The Warren Police Officer working at Lincoln Middle School writes in a report that he was called to break up a fight between two boys at the school Tuesday afternoon. T


Route 62 closed outside Stoneboro

PennDOT is letting drivers know that Route 62 in Mercer County is closed from the intersection with Deal Road in the Borough of Stoneboro to the intersection with Stock Farm Road in Lake Township due to a crash. The stretch of road was shut down at around 9 am. The road is expected to reopen later t


Man held for court in Sandycreek school threat case

A Polk man accused of making a threat against Sandycreek Elementary School earlier this month was held for court Wednesday. Joshua Stone, 34, appeared before district judge Andrew Fish for the preliminary hearing in Venango County Central Court. Assistant District Attorney Brenda Servidio called Sto


Meadville man jailed for alleged burglary at Saegertown business

SAEGERTOWN - A Meadville man is jailed after he was caught burglarizing a Saegertown business early Monday morning, according to Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville. Jesse Paul Kinder, 39, was taken into custody inside the office of the Bucket of Suds car wash, 545 Main St., Saegertown, police sa


Complaint by kids prompts arrest of mother

An Oil City woman is facing a felony charge of endangering the welfare of children and related misdemeanor charges for an incident that occurred Friday. The children of Lyndsey Marie Terrill, 28, of 121 Orchard St., told their guidance counselor and Oil City police officers that Terrill had assaulte


Titusville man charged with sex-related crimes

SPARTA TOWNSHIP - A Titusville man was charged Monday with multiple counts of sex-related crimes involving a 13-year-old girl in January. Tyler Michael Drake, 25, is accused of sending nude photos and requesting nude photos and oral sex from the girl at a home in the township, according to a state p


OC couple accused of endangering child

An Oil City couple was charged Friday in a January incident in which their infant son was found to have THC (marijuana) and nicotine in his system. According to a criminal complaint, police responded to the UPMC Northwest emergency room for a report of an unresponsive child, the son of Jubilee Antoi


Parents Face Child Endangerment Charges After Infant Hospitalized for Ingesting THC

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) - An Oil City couple are facing charges after their infant son's blood tests confirmed the presense of marijuana and nicotine. According to court documents, Joshua Mark Fornof, 22, and Jubilee Antoinet Downing, 20, both of Oil City, are facing the following charge: Endangering We


No charges to be filed in January fatality near Meadville

WEST MEAD TOWNSHIP - No criminal charges will be filed against the driver of a pickup truck who struck and killed a Meadville area man in late January. Crawford County District Attorney Francis Schultz said Monday there was no evidence Richard Slingluff, 58, was operating his vehicle in a criminally