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Drug Possession

Police were on patrol in the area of Main Street/Prentisvale Road, Eldred, when they observed a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze commit an alleged traffic violation at 8:47 p.m. on Nov. 9, according to a police report. Upon making contact with the vehicle, troopers determined the driver, a 20-year-old female of N.Y., was suspected to be under the influence; the driver was also found to be in possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia. The driver was taken into custody for a legal blood draw. Charges are pending blood results.

DUI

A 58-year-old female of Bradford was suspected to be driving under the influence of alcohol after police observed her vehicle, a 2002 Lincoln-Continental, allegedly commit several traffic violations at 6:16 p.m. on Nov. 9. The driver was taken into custody for a legal blood draw; charges are pending blood results.

Crashes

A car accident occurred at 11:25 p.m on Nov. 7 on State Route 155, near Combs Creek Road in Liberty. According to a police report, the driver was found to be driving under the influence. The passenger was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia. The driver was transported to UPMC Cole for a legal blood draw; charges are pending through MDJ William K. Todd.

A crash occurred on Route 219 near Kennedy Springs, Lafayette, at 9 a.m. on Nov. 8. According to a police report, Jackie M. Krouse, 29, of Lewis Run, was traveling north on Route 219 when she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle, a 2004 Toyota Camry, fishtailed as Krouse tried to regain control. Krouse’s vehicle sideswiped a 2018 Toyota Tundra, driven by Chad R. Vinelli, 38, of Bradford, which was traveling south. Krouse’s vehicle continued across the double yellow lines, across the south bound lane and into a ditch. The vehicle struck a tree before coming to a final rest. No injuries to the drivers, nor to Krouse’s 3-year-old male passenger, were reported. All involved were wearing seat belts.

Criminal Mischief

Police are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred between Oct. 4 and Nov. 4. The complainant related they noticed damage to the side of their camp and shed on Red Mill Road in Norwich, which was consistent with being shot with a shotgun. The damage is estimated to be more than $1,000. The investigation is ongoing; anyone with information should call police.

Theft/Crime by Deception

Police are investigating a theft/forgery that occurred online. According to a police report, the complainant, a 69-year-old male of Rixford, said a pop-up screen on their computer occurred and the scam cost the man a total of $899.99. The investigation is ongoing.