Crash. Roger J. Hyde, 54, of 3 Cindy Lane, was cited for driving vehicle at safe speed after a one-vehicle crash at 3:51 p.m. Saturday. Police said a vehicle in front of Hyde's, traveling south on Market Street, slowed almost to a stop, and began to slide on the icy road. Police said Hyde's vehicle then began to slide, missing both vehicles in front of it, sliding off the road, and into a sign.
Oversize crash. According to City of Warren police, a shipping company will be cited for allowing one of its drivers to pick up an oversized load in Warren without a permit after the truck he was driving blew out two tires when it struck and damaged a Penelec utility pole at 11:31 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the intersection of Market Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Police said the truck, owned by Jan Packaging Inc. of Dover, N.J., struck the pole after picking up a load at Ellwood National Crankshaft in Warren. The original permit specified Ellwood National Forge in Irvine as the pickup location, police said. The driver, who was not identified, told police he went to Irvine, was told his load was in Warren, contacted his company and was told to proceed into Warren despite the lack of a valid permit for that location.
Terroristic threats, retaliation against prosecutor, retaliation against victim. Warren-based state police reported correspondence was received at Warren County Courthouse between 12:01 a.m. Jan. 14 and 12 a.m. Feb. 9 by Warren County District Attorney Ross McKeirnan, Assistant District Attorney Elizabeth Feronti, President Judge Maureen Skerda, Senior Judge William Morgan, an 82-year-old female from Sheffield, a 62-year-old male from Warren; and State Police Trooper Jeffrey Walters indicating that harm/death would come to them for their roles in a past prosecution. The incident remains under investigation.
Accused. Eric A. Weaver, 36, Youngsville, was jailed Feb. 16 after being accused of assaulting a police officer in Crawford County last Wednesday night. According to the GoErie website, Weaver is accused of assaulting Vernon Township police Sgt. John T. Labow at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police said Labow was on patrol when he went to assist a motorist who had gone off the road along North Watson Run Road, north of Middle Road. Weaver got out of the car when Labow arrived and started fighting with Labow, according to Vernon Police Chief Randy Detzel. Weaver was taken into custody and was arraigned Thursday morning before Vernon Township District Judge Michael Rossi on charges of aggravated assault, terroristic threats, simple assault, harassment, disorderly conduct, drunken driving and public drunkenness. Weaver was placed in the Crawford County Correctional Facility on $70,000 bond.
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