Theft of chain saws probed in Liberty Township….Greensboro man arrested for stealing kayak in Hamlin Township…Elk County authorities investigate possible crimes against minors…Two lawmakers propose legislation to prevent train derailments…
A theft occurring last fall in Liberty Township remains under investigation by state police at Lewis Run. Thieves stole two white and orange Stihl chain saws and an orange and white Husqvarna XP chain saw valued at a total of $3940 owned by a 62 year old Shinglehouse man. The equipment was stolen from a building on the Port/Emporium road sometime since November21.
State police at Lewis Run arrested 52 year old David Marcum of Greensboro, PA for theft occurring March 4 on Locust Lane in Hamlin Township. Troopers allege Marcum, stole a fishing kayak and a tow behind inner tube owned by a 51 year old Nottingham Township, PA woman. The equipment is valued at $1,000.
A criminal mischief in Norwich Township is being investigated by state police at Lewis Run. Vandals cut eight feet of wire on the West Valley Road last Friday. Troopers did not explain what kind of wire was involved.
A 57 year old Bradford woman is facing DUI charges after she was pulled over on Campus Drive in the city last Thursday. Troopers claim Tammy Jedrosko was driving her 2011 Honda Civic under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
Troopers at Ridgway are investigating a Childline Report from an anonymous source that a 14 year old Kersey girl was touched inappropriately by an adult male Tuesday morning in Fox Township.