Editor's note: News releases written by Corry City Police, Pennsylvania State Police, Union City Police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office are submitted to The Corry Journal, which then publishes the exact information supplied by police. Whether names or other facts of the incident are published depends strictly on what information has been given by the police. The news releases are kept on file at The Journal. 


Pennsylvania State Police


• State police at Corry attempted to stop a known suspect driving a gray colored pickup truck for several traffic violations and possible criminal violations at 6:14 a.m. July 8. Police said the suspect refused to stop the vehicle and a pursuit ensued for several miles through Crawford and Erie counties. According to police, the pursuit spanned King and Lincolnville roads in Bloomfield Township, as well as Route 6 and 8 in Union Township. The pursuit was terminated by police and investigation into the suspected driver continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Corry at 814-663-2043.


• SPRING CREEK — State police at Warren were dispatched to the 7500 block of Route 426 in Spring Creek Township for a report of animal cruelty at 1 p.m. June 27. During the investigation, it was determined that Dustin Newark, 22, of Corry, dropped off a canine on the side of the road and abandoned the dog. Newark was charged with one count of animal cruelty via non-traffic citation through District Judge Todd Woodin’s office. 


• AMITY — State police at Corry said a motor vehicle crash occurred a Kyle J. Babcock, 19, of Union City, was turning left into a driveway on Route 89 north and was struck from behind by another vehicle operated by Kim A. Charlier, 51, of Conneaut, Ohio, at 12:09 p.m. July 6. No injuries were reported by either driver or Babcock’s passengers — Selena A. Proper, 38, Kelsea L. Proper, 19, and a 17-year-old girl, all of Corry. Police said Babcock’s 2003 Chevrolet Venture was unable to be driven from the scene and was towed by Dusty’s Towing. Charlier was cited for following too closely and Babcock was cited for registration and certificate of title required. 

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