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.
Corry City Police
. While responding to a disturbance at 140 Gould St. at 5:08 p.m. April 6, Corry City Police arrested Christopher L. Houser, 31, whose last known address was listed in Spartansburg, on an active bench warrant. Police said Houser was found to be in possession of heroin and fentanyl and will answer to the charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia before District Judge Denise Buell at a later date.
. Corry City Police said an incident involving an abandoned dog occurred at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8 when witnesses saw an older male drop off a black female pit bull type dog in Mead Park. The male then drove out of the park leaving the dog behind. Police said a truck belonging to Russell Vivian, 72, of Spartansburg, was located in Corry about 10 days later and was identified as the one that left the dog at the park. Police said attempts to contact Vivian have been unsuccessful. He was cited via summons at his last known address for a dog law violation.
. Corry City Police charged Kalib J R Campbell, 19, of Titusville, with underage drinking and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop at the intersection of West Main and Lemon streets at 12:18 a.m. June 15 where Campbell was a passenger in a blue 2005 Ford sedan. He will answer to the charges at a later date before District Judge Denise Buell.
. Corry City Police responded to Walmart, 961 E. Columbus Ave., for a complaint of retail theft at 2:59 p.m. Nov. 4. Police arrested Bonnie E. Bump, 40, of Corry, for retail theft following a brief investigation were she allegedly under rung merchandise, a deep fryer valued at $39.92, while in the self check out aisle. She will answer to the charge at a later date before District Judge Denise Buell.
. Corry City Police responded to a welfare check on a male at 247 E. Main St. at 2:46 a.m. Nov. 5. Once on location, officers discovered Devin Swan, 22, of Corry, passed out at a table. After further investigation, it was determined that Swan was intoxicated and was arrested for public drunkenness. Swan was released to a sober friend and will be charged with summary public drunkenness via summons. He will have to answer to the charge at a later date in front of District Judge Denise Buell.
Pennsylvania State Police
. BLOOMFIELD - State police at Corry said a burglary occurred as an unknown person(s) pried open the side door of an unoccupied residence on Route 77 and stole several antique swords as well as an old .22 caliber rifle. The incident happened sometime between 6 p.m. Sept. 23 and noon Sept. 26. The stolen items include a 3 1/2-inch cutlass sword valued at $25, a broadsword with a 3-inch blade with "China" stamped on the handle valued at $75, a 5-inch broadsword valued at $25 and a .22 hunting rifle with a scraped wooden stock valued at $25. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police.
. BLOOMFIELD - State police at Corry investigated an incident at the Andromeda House, 39132 Mount Pleasant Road, where a 14-year-old girl struck two staff members, broke a door and left the facility where she was court ordered to be at 5:20 p.m. Oct. 26. The staff members who were struck were Corry residents. The estimate of damage done to the door is $100. Charges of harassment, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct were filed through Crawford County Juvenile Probation.
. WATTSBURG - State police at Erie said a motor vehicle crash occurred as Kelsey A. Vasey, 30, of Butler, was driving east on Jamestown Street approaching the intersection with Route 8 at 9:28 a.m. Nov. 3. Bradley A. Brooks, 45, of Union City, was traveling north on Route 8 approaching the intersection with Jamestown Street when Vasey pulled out in front of him, according to police. Brooks attempted to take evasive action but was unable to maneuver around Vasey's 2015 Honda Civic. Brooks' 2011 Nissan Rogue struck the driver's side door panel of Vasey's vehicle, which spun clockwise and came to rest facing west. Police said Brooks' vehicle came to rest facing north in the southbound lane. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Vasey was transported to Saint Vincent Hospital via Wattsburg Hose Co. for further treatment of a suspected minor injury. She was cited with a traffic violation for duties at stop signs and yield signs.