September 19, 2014

Erie,PA -”Bike Around the County“County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper invites stakeholders, decision-makers, and cyclists of all levels to bike with her around Erie County this Friday, September 19, 2014.

The 45-mile bike tour begins at 8:00 am in front of the Erie County Courthouse. The route includes parts of Erie, Summit, Waterford, McKean and Milolcreek. The ride will include a stop for lunch in Waterford as well as short visits to township buildings and Preque Isle State Park.

As part of the County’s My Bike Friday  initiative, the group will cycle to promote fun, fitness and safe route for cyclists. The tour will also promote the community-friendly transportation option of cycling. Participants can choose to cycle the entire route or just a portion of the ride.

An avid cyclist, Dahlkemper has invited planner, engineers and elected officials to ride along with her. “This ride is more than just about enjoying our beautiful County on a bike. It’s about promoting a culture of bicycling and seeing how we can all work together to achieve safe routes and a healthier population. It’s about increasing awareness of the issues that cyclists face on the road“, said Dahlkemper.

The tour is expected to conclude-after a cross-bay ride on the Water Taxi-around 5:00 pm. at St Patrick Church where the 21st annual Irish Festival will be underway..

All cyclists will ride at their own risk. The County of Erie is not responsible for any accidents or injuries that may occur.

For more information, including a map with planned stops and estimated stop times, call the County Executive’s Office at 451-6333.

 

September 15, 2014

Corry,PA-September 13, at approximately 3:50 a.m., an attempted homicide occurred as James Parsons, 23,of Sharon arrived at 38933 Reiser Road, Troy Township, Crawford County, and fired multiple shotgun shells into various locations of the residence while Mark Wright,58, Titusville, Karen Wright,58,Titusville,Brian Snyder,54, of Oil City, and Andrew Wright, 27, of Titusville were sleeping. Parsons, was located by Pa State Police and later charged with Attempted Criminal Homicide, Aggravated Assault,Discharge of a Firearm into an Occupied Residence and various other offenses. The accused was arraigned in front of Judge Lincoln Zilhaver and lodged in Crawford County Jail without bond.

Corry,PA-Corry Police were dispatched to the 104 Store located at 47 N Center Street, Corry for a burglary. Once at the 104 Store, the Corry Police spoke with John Shearer who stated that someone remained in or entered the store after hours between September 11 and September 12. Games, jewelry, and other miscellaneous items were taken. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Corry City Police Department.

Corry,PA-Drug Possession occurred when known female,23, was stopped for a traffic violation.  A subsequent consent search of the vehicle resulted in finding a small amount of suspected marijuana.  Charges to be filed pending lab results.

Corry,PA-Michael Allen Sherman,20, 24105 Highway 89 and 77, Spartansburg, was observed making a traffic violation and after further investigation it was determined he was under the influence of a controlled substance. He will face charges in front of District Justice Carol Southwick.

Corry,PA-Corry City Police received a lanyard with a key found on Lemon Street on September 14 around 12:30 p.m. Owner may claim by contacting Corry Police Department and properly indentifying the lanyard at 814 664 2222.

Corry,PA-On September 13, Corry Police stopped Daniel Gehrlein, 34, 2402 Liberty Street, Erie, for a traffic violation. Upon talking to Gehrlein, he appeared to be under the influence of intoxicating beverages. Police had Gehrlein conduct field sobriety tests which he failed and was subsequently arrested for ?D. Gehrlein was taken to ?Corry Memorial Hospital for chemical testing which he refused.  Gehrlein was then transported to the police station for processing before being released to a friend. Gehrlein will have to appear in front of District Justice Brenda Nichols at a later date and time to answer to the charges.

Corry,PA-Officers were investigating a domestic violence incident at 718-A W Washington Street,Corry. An altercation that took place between Jordan Birkmire and Garrett Birkmire.  Garrett ended up being placed under arrest for the alleged beating of his brother Jordan with a bat.  Garrett was taken before District Justice Nichols on 2 counts of Aggravated Assault, Possession of an instrument of crimes, Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest and Endangering the Welfare of another and placed in Erie County Prison on $30,000 Straight Bond.

Corry,PA-On September 13 at approximately 8:50 pm, a crash occurred on State Route 6 at Scott’s Crossing Road in Columbus Township, Warren County. As a 2001 Chevy Impala was traveling west, a 1999 Toyota Camry, and 2013 Chevrolet Cruze were traveling west and stopped at a steady red signal and subsequently rear ended the 1999 Toyota Camry pushing the Toyota Camry into the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze.  It was determined that Steven Glenn Klakamp Jr, 24, Bear Lake, was intoxicated and was taken into custody.  Klakamp was charged with Driving Under the Influence and additional traffic violations in District Court 37-4-91. A 7 year old male was riding with Klakamp,and was not properly secured in a child booster seat and was transported to Corry Memorial Hospital for a medical evaluation. Both Janelle Troyer, Corry and a 10 year old female, were wearing their safety belts and were transported to Corry Memorial Hospital for medical evaluations. Justin Miscik, 26, Spring Creek  and Christian A Miscik, 24, Spring Creek were wearing their safety belts and were uninjured.  The 2013 Chevrolet Cruze was driven from the scene. The 2001 Chevy Impala and 1999 Toyota Camry were towed from the scene by Leroy’s Towing. Assisted on scene by Corry Ambulance, Elgin Ambulance and Columbus Fire Department.

 

 

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