Criminal charges filed:
lJennifer Marie Elder, 24, Emlenton.
Charged with simple assault, a second-degree misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct, a third-degree misdemeanor, at 2 p.m. Jan. 8 in Paint Township.
Clarion County Detective William H. Peck IV was informed by Clarion County Jail Deputy Warden David Sprankle that Elder assaulted another female inmate.
Sprankle reported Elder was in her cell on lock-down when she was let out to retrieve clean laundry from a corrections officer.
Elder allegedly got past a prison guard and ran into the interview room, where the victim was sitting. Elder allegedly punched the victim in the head several times.
Sprankle provided Peck with a video surveillance of the incident. Peck interviewed the victim, who alleged Elder caused a painful lump on her head.
Peck attempted to interview Elder, but Elder didn't want to participate and asked to be returned to her cell instead. Peck was provided with a $964 bill from Clarion Hospital for the victim's treatment.
Filed by Peck.
lSarah Lynn McCollum, 27, Clarion.
Charged with retail theft, a first-degree misdemeanor, at 7:45 p.m. Feb. 2 in Monroe Township.
State Tpr. Ryan T. Wilson responded to a report of retail theft at Walmart.
McCollum was being detained by Walmart Loss and Prevention employees in the back of the store. Wilson was informed Loss and Prevention has been watching McCollum, as she'd been involved in a prior theft.
McCollum was allegedly seen putting things in her cart and trying to conceal them in two backpacks in the garden center. McCollum allegedly left the store without paying for the things in the backpacks.
McCollum allegedly took 45 items valued at about $349. McCollum has a prior conviction for retail theft.
Filed by Wilson.
The following cases involve summary offenses punishable by up to a $300 fine and 90 days in jail upon conviction.
lTerrie L. Martin, 47, Leeper. Charged with issuing four bad checks totaling $208 between May 31 and June 7, 2018 to Frills Corners Convenience in Washington Township. Filed by the victim.
lAndrew Marshall Jones, no age provided, Lucinda. Charged with issuing an $81 bad check Nov. 22, 2018 to Frills Corners Convenience in Washington Township. Filed by the victim.
lJackie L. Wilson, no age provided, Tionesta. Charged with issuing two bad checks totaling $148 from April 17 to Sept. 15, 2018 to Frills Corners Convenience in Washington Township. Filed by the victim.
lChrista Y. Reed, 27, Tionesta. Charged with issuing a $27 bad check Oct. 16, 2017 to Frills Corners Convenience in Washington Township. Filed by the victim.
lJoe Nader, no age provided, Solon, Ohio. Charged with issuing a $74 bad check March 30, 2018 to Frills Corners Convenience in Washington Township. Filed by the victim.
lEric Michael Perry, 54, Clarion. Charged with unlawfully having a firearm in a vehicle (had a loaded firearm in vehicle) at 12:55 p.m. Oct. 29, 2018 in Paint Township. Filed by Northwest Game Commission Officer Steven J. Ace.
Perry is also charged with hunting in a safety zone, shooting across a highway, using a vehicle propelled by something other than manpower and taking illegal possession of wildlife at 12:55 p.m. Oct. 29, 2018 in Paint Township.
lJohn Habjan, no age provided, Clarion. Charged with refusing to make a contribution or required payment (violating unemployment compensation in excess of $5,800) Dec. 7, 2017 in Monroe Township. Filed by Thomas K. Shannon, Jr.
lVictoria Lynn Deloe, 24, Venus. Charged with harassment (hit and scratched the victim) Feb. 2 in Washington Township. Filed by state Tpr. Zachery M. Weaver.
At a Feb. 12 session of district court, Deloe pleaded guilty to harassment. All other charges were withdrawn. Fines and costs are about $262.