Elk County

An arrest warrant has been issued for 37 year old Clint Daniel Chapman by Ridgway State police. Chapman is wanted for a PFA violation. Chapman is a white, non-Hispanic male, 37 years of age, 5 feet 10, weighs about 200 pound, has hazel eyes and brown hair. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call Trooper Brendan Laird at the Ridgway barracks 814.776.6136.

Potter County

Charges are pending in a case of a child throwing objects at vehicles in Galeton Sunday afternoon. State police say the youngster was throwing oranges and other items from an elevated position on West Main Street. Investigators turned up several witnesses and victims. Troopers made contact with the 37 year old mother and the child. Charges will be filed in district court.

A 20 year old Galeton woman was jailed for the theft of a bicycle on West Main Street between noon and 9:00 pm April 16. Police did not release the suspect’s name but say the Hawkeye Kent Mountain  bike belongs to a Westmont, NJ man and is valued at $320.

The theft of $650.00 in cash from a location on Route 49 in Harrison Township is being investigated by state police a Coudersport. The money belonged to a 55 year old Harrison Valley man. No further details were released.

Tioga County

DUI charges are pending against a 26 year old Westfield driver after a one-vehicle crash early Friday morning in Deerfield Township. State police report Dalton McCullen was taken to Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre for treatment of serious injuries. His eastbound 2003 Chevrolet Silverado went off the right side of Route 49, struck a utility pole, mailbox, and a fence before rolling over coming to rest upside down. McCullen was not wearing a seatbelt and had to be extricated with the use of jaws of life.

A Troy, PA driver was hurt in a one-vehicle accident last Wednesday afternoon in Richmond Township. According  to state police Dorothy Macclaren was going east on the Pitts Road when her 2002 Chevrolet Malibu went off the right side of the road and hit a utility pole. She was taken by ambulance to the Guthrie Troy Hospital.


Farmers, producers, agriculture organizations and advocates, state officials and the public are invited to gather Wednesday, May 3, at the state Capitol for a Blessing of the Balers and a celebration of the state’s top industry.

The event is being organized by state Rep. Bud Cook (R-Greene/Washington) and is modeled after the first “Blessing of the Balers,” which was held last year in Greene County.


The Blessing of the Balers: A Celebration of Pennsylvania Agriculture will be held at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, on Commonwealth Avenue in Harrisburg, just behind the state Capitol building. Commonwealth Avenue will be closed for the event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A tractor and baler will be on display before and after the event.

Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding and Farm Bureau President Chris Hoffman are among those expected to speak. The Rev. Donald Wilson of Greene County will offer the blessing on a baler and tractor on display at the event. Farmers planning to attend are encouraged to take their hitch pins to participate in the blessing.