Man Arrested Twice in One Day in Crawford County
Titusville/Blooming Valley – According to Authorities, a man named Corry Rodgers was arrested twice on different ends of Crawford County on Saturday. The 32-year-old was arrested in Titusville early Saturday morning after fleeing from police while investigating a prowling incident; Rodgers was charged and released on bail in Titusville for public drunkenness, prowling, and resisting arrest. Later that same day he was arrested again for DUI after crashing a car near Blooming Valley, later it was discovered that the vehicle was stolen and the keys taken from the owner’s home. Rodgers remains in Crawford County Jail on several felony and summary charges from the theft of the crashed car.
Heroes vs Villains at Halloween Parade
Meadville – Tomorrow night at 6:30, it’s Heroes vs Villains in downtown Meadville. The 56th annual Meadville Halloween Parade presented by the Crawford Area Young Chamber of Commerce (CAYCC) continues to be the largest nighttime parade in Pennsylvania. As always it’s entirely free to watch; proceeds from this year’s parade sponsors will benefit the Crawford County K-12 Career Education Alliance.
MCPD Partners with CRIMEWATCH App
Meadville – Meadville City Police Department has launched a new online tool in concert with CRIMEWATCH Technologies. The new website and smartphone application grant residents timely and direct access to public safety information from MCPD. Using the new tool residents can find information about recent incidents, community events, and a crime mapping feature; it can even be used to report crimes, send tips, or even pay driving or parking fines. Visit MeadvilleCityPolice.org for more.
National Prescription Drug Take-Back 10-28-2023
Harrisburg – Saturday is a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days are to remind us to dispose of unused prescription drugs that could be misused such as opioids and other painkillers. Look for anonymous take-back boxes at pharmacies, hospitals, and police stations, then just drop your unused prescription medications inside. The Pennsylvania State Police have take-back boxes in all 65 of their stations year-round.