Drug Possession

A 19-year-old female was observed committing an alleged traffic violation on Jan. 23, which resulted in a traffic stop. Police observed the female to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Charges will be filed before MDJ David Engman.


Alycyn Zuver, 21, of Smethport was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado on Jan. 18 on SR-46 when she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle rotated approximately 180 degrees and slid off the east side of the roadway, struck a utility pole, fell over onto the truck bed and caught on fire. Zuver reported no injuries, and neither did the 17-year-old passenger of the vehicle. Port Allegany Fire Department assisted on scene. Zuver was cited for Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed.


A complaint of an assault on a juvenile in Annin Township was reported on Jan. 19. Further investigation revealed Nelson Austin, 60, of Shinglehouse, assaulted a juvenile from Shinglehouse. Austin was charged before MDJ William Todd.


A 53-year-old male, of Cyclone, allegedly stole a firearm from a Keating Township residence on Jan. 22. The male was arrested at his residence when he refused to exit the residence and speak to police about the incident. The male was charged before MDJ Richard Luther and remanded to McKean County Correctional Facility.