Criminal charges filed:
lPhillip C. Harrigan, 29, Clarion.
Charged with defiant trespass, a third-degree misdemeanor; and public drunkenness, a summary, at 1:19 a.m. Nov. 23, 2019, in Clarion Borough.
Police were summoned to the Capt. Loomis Bar for a reported intoxicated man who would not leave the premises.
Police encountered Harrigan who allegedly had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, slurred speech and appeared to be unsteady on his feet.
Harrigan allegedly admitted he was "manifestly intoxicated."
Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer Justin O'Neil.
lDerek Michael Clavier, 30, Winnfield, La.
Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor; and summary charges of failure to obey a traffic control device and driving an unregistered vehicle at 1:40 a.m. Nov. 17, 2019, in Clarion Borough.
Police stopped Clavier after allegedly observing him make a left turn from a lane marked right turn only.
Clavier allegedly had a very strong odor of alcohol on his breath and admitted to consuming seven drinks.
Clavier allegedly failed field sobriety tests.
A blood test established his blood alcohol content level at .168 percent.
Filed by O'Neil.
lNorman Trenton Mitchell, 28, Sligo.
Charged with burglary, a first-degree felony; and theft and receiving stolen property, both third-degree felonies, sometime between July 13 and Dec. 11, 2019, in Clarion Borough.
A female victim contacted police and reported she was approached in July by Mitchell who identified himself as a home-improvement contract. Mitchell allegedly asked the victim if she needed her roof gutters cleaned.
The woman told police she hired Mitchell to clean the gutters and then hired him to do remodeling work around her home.
At some point, the woman directed Mitchell to move various tools and other items from her garage to her basement, which Mitchell did.
As time passed, the woman said she noticed Mitchell had become withdrawn and did not return her telephone calls and blocked her on Facebook. Mitchell allegedly stopped coming to the woman's home to continue the remodeling work.
The woman said she then noticed numerous tools and other items missing from her basement.
The value of the missing items is more than $3,000.
The woman reported she attempted to contact Mitchell numerous times and at one point threatened to report the incident to police.
Mitchell allegedly said he was working in New York but would return the items as soon as he could.
Mitchell allegedly said he believed the woman agreed to loan him the items. The woman told police she did not agree to loan the items to Mitchell.
Police went to a home where Mitchell claimed to be living but found the home vacant.
Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer Roger Wright.
lBrian Chase Williams, 55, Strattanville.
Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor; and summary charges of failure to keep right, careless driving and failure to use a seat belt at 12:22 a.m. Dec. 8, 2019, in Strattanville.
Police stopped Williams after allegedly observing his vehicle cross the center line several times.
Williams allegedly had trouble finding his registration and insurance cards.
Williams allegedly had slurred speech and said he "probably had a lot" to drink.
A portable breath test indicated Williams had consumed alcohol.
A blood test established his BAC at .272 percent.
Filed by state police Tpr. Jacob A. Knight.
lCorey Hunter Best, 19, Rimersburg.
Charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street, a summary, at 8:48 p.m. Dec. 31, 2019, in Clarion Borough.
lCollan David Corbett, 21, Sligo.
Charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, both unclassified misdemeanors, at 8:48 p.m. Dec. 31, 2019, in Clarion Borough.
Police stopped a vehicle operated by Best after allegedly observing him driving the wrong way along a one-way street.
Corbett was a passenger in the back seat of the vehicle.
Police observed a glass bong in the back seat near Corbett.
Best denied there was any marijuana in the vehicle. Police had Best to exit the car and then talked to Corbett who allegedly indicated there was marijuana in the pocket on the back of the front seat.
Police searched the vehicle and allegedly found marijuana, a marijuana grinder and "blunt wrappers."
Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer Evan T. Maxwell.
lCarla Mercedes Cintron-Aquino, 22, Kennerdell.
Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor; and summary charges of careless driving reckless driving and driving without headlights at 1:35 a.m. Nov. 2, 2019, along Greenville Pike in Clarion Township.
Police stopped Cintron-Aquino after allegedly observing a burned out headlight on her vehicle.
Cintron-Aquino allegedly admitted she had consumed an alcohol-based drink three hours earlier.
A portable breath test indicated Cintron-Aquino had consumed alcohol.
A blood test established her BAC at .132 percent.
Filed by state police Tpr. Ryan M. Drayer.
lEmily Christine Cheke, 19, Knox.
Charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana, both unclassified misdemeanors; and summary charges of careless driving and failure to comply with license restrictions at 5:27 p.m. Jan. 8 in Clarion Borough.
Police stopped Cheke after her car nearly collided with a police vehicle at an intersection.
Cheke allegedly was not wearing corrective lenses as required by her driver's license.
Police allegedly observed a blue and pink "bong" in plain view on the back seat of the vehicle.
Cheke allegedly admitted there was a small amount of marijuana in her vehicle along with a marijuana grinder.
Police allegedly found two containers with marijuana inside.
Filed by Stutsman.
lCorey Allan Eshbaugh, 30, Shippenville.
Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor; and summary charges of driving after dusk without headlights and driving without a license at 2:09 a.m. Dec. 14, 2019, in Clarion Borough.
Police stopped Eshbaugh after allegedly observing him driving a vehicle with the headlights off.
Eshbaugh allegedly told police he did not have a driver's license and the vehicle was owned by someone else.
Eshbaugh allegedly had bloodshot and glassy eyes and slurred speech.
Eshbaugh failed filed sobriety tests.
A blood test established his BAC at .145 percent.
Filed by Maxwell.
lJoshua Michael Andzejewski, 29, Livonia, Miss.
Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor, and two counts of disregard of traffic lane, a summary, at 12:55 a.m. Jan. 14 in Clarion Borough.
Police stopped Andzejewski after allegedly observing him driving in an erratic manner.
Police allegedly detected a strong odor of alcohol in the vehicle.
Andzejewski allegedly admitted he had consumed three drinks before driving.
Andzejewski failed field sobriety tests and then allegedly admitted he consumed six or seven drinks.
Blood test requests were not listed in the probable cause statement.
Filed by Maxwell.
lSteven Leroy Lutz, 52, Strattanville.
Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor; leaving the scene of a crash involving damage or injury, a third-degree misdemeanor; and summary charges of failure to notify of a change in address, failure to keep right, failure to yield, disregard of traffic lane, careless driving, possession of an open container of alcohol in a vehicle and failure to stop and render aid and/or provide information at 6:41 p.m. Dec. 25, 2019, at the intersection of Pioneer Road and U.S. Route 322 in Clarion Township.
Lutz allegedly turned his vehicle onto Pioneer Road and struck a vehicle stopped at a stop sign operated by a 41-year-old Strattanville woman.
The woman told police Lutz exited his vehicle and seemed impaired. Lutz allegedly looked at the crashed vehicles and said, "I don't have time for this" and left the scene.
Lutz was found at his home shortly after the crash. Lutz allegedly had very slurred speech and could not stand without assistance.
A blood test established his BAC at .30 percent.
Filed by state police Tpr. David McBride.
lTabitha Elaine Saye, 34, New Bethlehem.
Charged with two counts of furnishing drug-free urine, a third-degree misdemeanor; and possession of a controlled substance, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, all unclassified misdemeanors, at 12:19 p.m. Jan. 14 in Clarion Borough.
Saye reported for a mandatory drug test and was allegedly seen dipping the urine sample bottle in the toilet to obtain a "clean" sample to submit as her own urine.
A search of Saye's purse allegedly turned up a Suboxone strip and an empty stamp bag.
Saye's actual urine sample tested positive for drug use.
Filed Clarion Borough Police Chief William H. Peck IV.
lJeffrey Dougherty, 35, Labelle, and:
lJonathan Baker, 38, Erie, and:
lDeandre Sparks, 28, Erie.
All three defendants are charged with the manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and conspiracy to do so, both unclassified felonies; two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, all unclassified misdemeanors at an unspecified time Jan. 10 in Clarion Borough.
Members of the Clarion County Narcotics Enforcement Team learned of alleged plan to bring crystal methamphetamine into the area.
Using a confidential informant, CNET set up a buy with Dougherty on Jan. 5, but on Jan. 8 Dougherty contacted the informant and said the buy was canceled because Dougherty's associate had just been released from jail and was nervous about going through with the deal.
On Jan. 9, Dougherty allegedly contacted the informant and said the deal was back on and he would deliver three ounces of crystal meth to Clarion in exchange for $1,570.
Dougherty, along with Baker and Sparks arrived in the Clarion area Jan. 10 and were arrested by CNET members.
The men allegedly had a chuck of crystal met "the size of a baseball" weighing two and a half ounces and with a "street value" of $7,000.
Police also allegedly found marijuana in the men's vehicle.
Filed by Clarion County Chief Detective William H. Peck IV.
The following cases involve summary offenses punishable by up to a $300 fine and 90 days in jail upon conviction.
lMichael Thomas Himes, 27, Pittsburgh. Charged with public drunkenness at 2 a.m. Jan. 1 in Clarion Borough. Filed by Clarion University Public Safety Officer Michael Stutsman.
lAshlee Thompson, no age provided, New Bethlehem. Charged with issuing a $14 bad check Oct. 29, 2019, to Clarion Vocational Services in Clarion. Filed by the victim.
lJohn A. Blacher, no age provided, Fairmount City. Charged with doing business without a license (failure to collect sales tax) Jan. 9 in Clarion County.
Filed by state Collections and Tax Compliance Agent Ronald Edward Parkonen.
lJohn A. McCullough, 77, Clarion. Charged with two counts of allowing false alarms by automated device Nov. 10, 2019, and Jan. 6 in Clarion Township. Filed by state police Tpr. Robert S. Hageter Jr.
lMallory Hergenroeder, 29, Strattanville.
Charged with failing to license a dog in her care Jan. 13 in Clarion Township. Filed by dog law warden Matthew Patrick.
lJessica DeLoe, 34, Clarion. Charged with violating the state mandatory school attendance law by allowing a child in her care to miss classes Dec. 10, 2019, at Clarion-Limestone High School.
lJohnathan Lee Wes Peace, 19, Clarion. Charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct (kicked and smashed a vehicle windshield) at 12:44 p.m. Jan. 11 in Clarion Township. Filed by state police Tpr. Joshua McGinnis.