State police at Ridgway have arrested 37 year old Charles Magnusson of that town for possession of drug paraphernalia and equipment after visiting his home at 5261 Grant Street Tuesday night. Magnusson called police after his mother placed his gun in safekeeping. Officers claim when they interviewed Magnusson, a bong, a marijuana bowl and grinder were observed in plain view inside the house.
A criminal mischief on Irishtown Road in Fox Township Elk County occurring Tuesday afternoon is being investigated by troopers at Ridgway. Vandals drilled a hole in the gas tank of a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado owned by a 74 year old Kersey man. Damage is estimated to be $1,000. Police did not indicate if fuel had been stolen.
A Canadian driver has been cited for speeding in connection to a one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Horton Township Elk County. State police report Rong Zhao lost control of his northbound Mercedes Benz when he attempted to pass a slow moving vehicle and tried to cross back over the center line. The car went off the road and hit a guard rail then crossed both lines before crashing into an embankment. The driver, his wife and two teenage boys escaped injury.
An Emporium teenage driver and his passengers escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Horton Township, Elk County. State police explained the 17 year boy was going north on when his GMC Acadia became disabled after going off the Route 219 and hit a guard rail. His passengers were identified as Kari Doud, Megan Doud and a young child all of Emporium.
DUI charges have been filed against 74 year old John Williams of Johnsonburg by state police at Ridgway. Williams was arrested after patrol officers stopped his 2021 Jeep Renegade for a traffic violation on E. Center Street in Johnsonburg.
A theft on South Main in Richmond Township, Tioga County last week was investigated by Mansfield based state police. Authorities did not release details but say $1600 belonging to a 38 year old Covington man was stolen between 3:00 am and 11:00 pm Tuesday April 12.
Up to one billion birds die each year across the United States when they collide with buildings and windows, after being attracted and confused by bright artificial lights at night and glass.