Criminal charges filed:
lCeventh Ya Lynch-Skunda, 20, Clarion.
Charged with three counts each of the manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, an unclassified felony; criminal use of a communications facility, a three-degree felony; possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, both unclassified misdemeanors, at various times May 8, 2018, in Clarion Township, June 7, 2018, in Clarion Borough and Sept. 25, 2018, in Clarion Township.
In the May 8, 2018, incident, law enforcement officers working with the Clarion Narcotics Enforcement Team allege Lynch-Skunda $50 worth of marijuana to a confidential informant.
In the June 7, 2018, incident, law enforcement officers working with the Clarion Narcotics Enforcement Team allege Lynch-Skunda $50 worth of marijuana to a confidential informant.
In the Sept. 25, 2018, incident, law enforcement officers working with the Clarion Narcotics Enforcement Team allege Lynch-Skunda $90 worth of marijuana to a confidential informant.
In each case, police allege Lynch-Skunda used a cellular telephone to set up the deals.
Filed by Clarion County Detective Roger Wright.
lCorey J. Matthews, 30, Clarion.
Charged with making terroristic threats, a first-degree misdemeanor; simple assault and resisting arrest, both second-degree misdemeanors; and harassment and disorderly conduct as third-degree misdemeanors, at 3:37 a.m. Aug. 16 in Clarion Borough.
Police were summoned to a home by a female victim who said Matthews was intoxicated and had threatened to stab her and her newborn baby with a knife.
Police arrived at the scene and found the woman and her baby on the porch. The woman said Matthews was in the house.
Police announced their presence and entered the home. Police found Matthews in bed, covered with a blanket.
Matthews allegedly became argumentative.
Police pulled the blanket from Matthews and attempted to handcuff him. Matthews allegedly resisted arrest.
Police were able to handcuff Matthews and sat him on the bed. A folded knifed was found under the pillow.
Matthews was taken from the home and placed in the police cruiser. Matthews was allegedly shouting and swearing.
The female victim identified the knife police found under the pillow as the knife Matthews used to threaten her.
Police allege Matthews had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath and glassy, bloodshot eyes.
Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer Evan T. Maxwell.
The following cases involve summary offenses punishable by up to a $300 fine and 90 days in jail upon conviction.
lTracy M. McGinnis, 43, Strattanville. Charged with issuing a bad check June 22 to Comet Food Warehouse in Clarion Township. Filed by the victim.
The following cases were disposed of at Quinn's office.
lMelissa Sue Foster, 38, Strattanville. Pleaded guilty to failure to confine a dog in her care June 22 in Clarion Township. Fine and cost total $124.