A custody exchange turned adversarial, a mother was late picking up her kids at the elementary school, an Eldred man was nabbed on a Texas warrant charging sexual assault, and teens violated the curfew. Port Allegany Police dealt with these and other matters in the week that began Monday, January 10 and ended Sunday, January 16.
At 6 p.m. last Monday Officer Adam Dickerson received an ID theft complaint from Cheryl Ludwig of Roulette, who said her ex, Francis Ludwig Jr., had run up bills in her name and had claimed to have a 36 Church Street address. He does not live at that address. Ms. Ludwig was advised to contact an attorney.
Last Tuesday afternoon at 4:45 p.m. Dickerson was asked to assist McKean County Children and Youth Services at a Main Street location. The call was connected with the children not having been picked up from school until an hour and a half after dismissal. CYS did not remove the children from the home.
Last Wednesday at 3:35 p.m. Dorothy Cornelius requested that Officer Dickerson deliver a message to Brian Cornelius at 315 North Main Street telling him where she was staying. The officer advised her to deliver the message herself.
At 4:40 p.m. Dickerson arrested Rick James of Eldred, in the course of a traffic stop. James was found to be wanted for an alleged sexual assault in Texas.
Thursday at 4:54 p.m. Officer Tony Tanner helped an ambulance crew when it was called for an unknown illness at 315 North Main Street. Police helped locate the patient.
At 1 a.m. Friday Officer Tony Tanner discovered that a gate was open at the Vo-Tech School. The key holder was contacted, but this person said the gate was left open on purpose.
Tanner discovered three juveniles out after curfew, at 2:49 a.m. Saturday. They were taken home. Charges are pending.
Officer Kyle Day was dispatched for a reported verbal domestic altercation at Sheetz, at noon Saturday. Robin Furman of Roulette and Robert Furman of Eldred had met at Sheetz for a child custody exchange and an argument ensued. Officer Day advised the parents to complete the exchange and leave the area. No charges were filed.
At 3:20 p.m. Officer Tanner assisted with traffic control at Smith Avenue and Church Street where there was a water line break, until borough workers arrived and erected traffic barriers.
Sunday afternoon at 4:10 Officer Tanner assisted a tenant who was locked out of an apartment. Tammy Emerson of the McKean County Housing Authority was contacted, and she unlocked the door.
At 11:30 p.m. Tanner found two juveniles out in violation of the curfew and transported them home. Charges are pending.