Erie Crime

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  • Virginia Beach Police make arrest in 1990 homicide

    2 hrs ago | via WVEC-TV Norfolk 

    Virginia Beach Police make arrest in 1990 homicide Virginia Beach Police announced Thursday that an arrest had been made in a 1990 cold murder case. Check out this story on 13newsnow.com: Robert William Malick has been charged with Second Degree Murder and is currently being held in Pennsylvania awaiting extradition to Virginia Beach.

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  • Virginia Beach police make arrest in 24-year-old hom...

    3 hrs ago | via WTKR-TV Norfolk 

    She was to return home after visiting a friend. She never arrived. Her worried parents filed a missing persons report, according to police.

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  • $1 million bond lifted from Erie witness

    Monday | via Erie Times News 

    At the request of the Erie County District Attorney's Office, a judge has lifted the $1 million material witness bond that was used to secure testimony from a key witness in the August fatal shooting of Hercules B. Rieger. Javon Martin, the witness, met his obligation and testified on behalf of the prosecution in the preliminary hearing Wednesday for defendant Dominic S. Diaz, Assistant District Attorney Brandon Bingle said in a motion.

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  • Woman cut by glass after shots fired in Erie

    Sunday Dec 14 | via Erie Times News 

    A woman was treated at UPMC Hamot early today after shots were fired in the 1100 block of Cascade Street. Erie police said they were called there a few minutes before 1 a.m. for multiple shots fired.

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  • Police probe east Erie shooting

    Saturday Dec 13 | via Erie Times News 

    Police said a 20-year-old man was shot once in the leg while he was walking in the 100 block of East 24th Street. The victim told police he was shot by someone in a vehicle, which fled the scene, Erie police Lt.

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  • Pat Howard: Body cameras would serve both citizens and officers

    Saturday Dec 13 | via Erie Times News 

    An Erie police officer in 2009 faced a thoroughly modern reckoning via an unobtrusive digital video camera trained on him in a public place. The camera, held by a bar patron offended by what he was witnessing, captured the off-duty officer's drunken rant that, among other things, made fun of the shooting death of an Erie man and the grief of the man's mother. 2 comments

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  • Police looking for help in solving Erie's homicides

    Saturday Dec 13 | via Erie Times News 

    Erie police officers who responded to a shooting at West 18th and State streets in the early morning hours of Nov. 22 saw a crowd of people in the area where they found the body of Arbie L. Wilson Jr. Investigators learned that a number of people were in the area of West 18th and Raspberry streets when Jaree R. Warren Sr. was fatally shot Dec. 6. Police are still waiting for someone to step forward to help them identify and charge suspects in the latest of Erie's 11 homicides this year. "There are people who can help us, who can tell us who suspects are.

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  • A Group of Men Step Up to Help Stop Youth Gun Violence

    Saturday Dec 13 | via WICU12 Erie 

    A Group of Men Step Up to Help Stop Youth Gun Violence - WICU12 HD WSEE Erie, PA News, Sports, Weather, Events A group of men from Erie's black community is stepping up with a commitment to stop youth gun violence. They met for the first time over the weekend.

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  • Man pleads in Kahkwa Boulevard shooting

    Thursday Dec 11 | via Erie Times News 

    An Erie man pleaded no contest this morning in Erie County Court to a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of his close friend during an April gathering at a house on Kahkwa Boulevard. With the plea, Aladin Jojic, 23, did not contest evidence that he recklessly killed Abram Sorek, 23, while playing with a loaded .40-caliber Glock handgun.

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  • Erie man charged with kidnapping, robbing woman

    Thursday Dec 11 | via Erie Times News 

    An Erie man is in the Erie County Prison this morning on charges of kidnapping a woman and robbing her of cash and other items in November. Johnathan J. Matthews, 28, of the 300 block of Boston Store Place, was placed in prison on $100,000 bond after he was arraigned by Erie 4th Ward District Judge Tom Robie on charges of kidnapping, robbery, terroristic threats, simple assault, theft, receiving stolen property, robbery of a motor vehicle and access device fraud.

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  • Erie man held for trial on charges in August homicide

    Wednesday Dec 10 | via Erie Times News 

    An Erie man accused of fatally shooting another man outside of an eastside after-hours club in August was held for trial on all charges this afternoon. Dominic S. Diaz, 24, was held for trial on charges of homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering, illegal possession of a weapon and carrying a firearm without a license in the death of Hercules B. Rieger, 39, at East 11th and Wayne streets on Aug. 23. An Erie police officer and a witness, Javon Martin, provided the only testimony at Diaz's preliminary hearing before Erie 2nd Ward District Judge Paul Urbaniak this afternoon. 2 comments

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  • Search continues for evidence, suspects in Erie shoo...

    Wednesday Dec 10 | via Erie Times News 

    Erie police are continuing their search for a gun and other evidence in a Tuesday morning shooting in which a 17-year-old boy was charged as an adult in the crime. Marshawn T. Williams is in the Erie County Prison on $100,000 bond following his arraignment by Erie 4th Ward District Judge Tom Robie late Tuesday afternoon on charges of aggravated assault, recklessly endangering, persons not to possess a firearm, carrying a firearm without a license and possession of a firearm by a minor.

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  • In Brief: Fugitive from Maryland picked up in Erie

    Tuesday Dec 9 | via Erie Times News 

    A man wanted on two warrants from Maryland is in the Erie County Prison awaiting extradition after his apprehension in Erie on Monday. Members of the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force, assisted by the Erie Bureau of Police SWAT Team, took Sean C. Pierce, 41, into custody in the 200 block of West Eighth Street on Monday at about 11:50 a.m., officials said Tuesday.

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  • In Brief: Erie gunfire wounds 17-year-old boy

    Tuesday Dec 9 | via Erie Times News 

    Authorities said a 17-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to his left hand Tuesday afternoon near West Sixth and Walnut streets. Police were called to the 500 block of Walnut Street at 4:01 p.m. after receiving reports of four to five shots fired.

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  • One in custody in Erie shooting

    Tuesday Dec 9 | via Erie Times News 

    The suspect, whose name has not been released, was apprehended after Erie police were sent to the area of East Fifth and Ash streets at about 11:15 a.m. on a report of shots fired.

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  • Erie man charged in eastside burglary

    Tuesday Dec 9 | via Erie Times News 

    Jordan M. Crockett, 20, was arraigned Monday afternoon by Erie 4th Ward District Judge Tom Robie on charges of burglary, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. Robie set bond at $10,000.

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  • Man sentenced in Waterford robbery

    Monday Dec 8 | via Erie Times News 

    A Waterford man was sentenced this morning in Erie County Court to serve three years, four months to six years, eight months in state prison for committing a series of crimes, including an armed robbery, amid an addiction to prescription medications. David B. Edinger Jr., 24, must also serve 15 years probation and pay court costs and restitution, Judge John Garhart said.

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  • Erie man arraigned on charges in attack on woman

    Monday Dec 8 | via Erie Times News 

    An Erie man was arraigned this afternoon on charges of entering an eastside residence, sexually assaulting a woman and forcing her to perform oral sex on him while threatening to shoot her this morning. Mario O. Watson, 41, of the 700 block of East 26th Street, was placed in the Erie County Prison on $100,000 bond after he was arraigned by Erie 4th Ward District Judge Tom Robie on charges of burglary, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, terroristic threats and indecent assault.

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  • Police hunt for more video in Erie homicide

    Monday Dec 8 | via Erie Times News 

    Erie police said they are working to obtain additional surveillance video in hopes of getting a clearer picture of a fatal shooting on the city's west side early Saturday morning. Jaree Warren, 24, of East Fifth Street, was shot once and was found near the intersection of West 18th and Raspberry streets by officers who responded to numerous calls of shots fired in the area.

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Erie Law

The title is the entire question , I want to keep this simple as I haven't received my summons after several months for the dui. So I need to explore my defense options . I have a herniated disk I recieced as an 18 year d working out . Can I use this to invalidate the test ?
Think this should be in another topic. Will try and transfer it for you. Nevertheless, you should contact a local...
Meetings every day , how do u feel I will do and getting a stamp that I was there never any problems with the law ,I work full time
Your BAC is twice the legal limit and places you in the highest level for charging purposes. Assuming you have no...
i got a dui in 1992 and received ard.............then i got a dui in 2003 and again received ard........then i got a dui in 2014 and got convicted for a 2nd dui because it fell just inside the ten year lookback by about 3 or 4 months.......all of these were higher than .16...........question......can i own a firearm......i have asked 4 people and received 4 different answers........and if i can't, is there a time limit on the ban..........thank you in advance.........
You don't need to worry about federal law, but you might need to be concerned about Pennsylvania. There is no federal...
Recently pulled over for dui when not actually drunk . One of the two officers asked to move my car and when the officer did he found marijuana stash underneath my seat
These issues are extremely fact-sensitive, so you need to talk to a lawyer offline about this. If the officer has your...
Im international to 1 and a half years into my three year probation what can I be looking at for a punishment
A new criminal charge constitutes a violation of probation, and you may face a resentencing on those original charges....
He was drunk and was trying to pick a fight, he head butted me to get me to fight him; I have about 6 witnesses and most likely a camera that caught it on tape.
Yes. Based on the facts you described this individual may be charged with a number of crimes (e.g., assault, public...
DA sent FINAL letter with PLEA offer. Problem is WE, client's, know the DVR copy we were given is not AUTHENTIC. It doesn't show "2nd 9-step test" or "Me asking cop if I passed--he said YES", doesn't show sister saying "I couldn't do that (9-step) & I wasn't even drinking", doesn't show cop administering "3" Breathe Analyzers or can you hear cop on cell phone after "3" breathe analyzers, stating: "I have someone here who's borderline (.074) what do I do?". The other EVIDENCE shows there was NO "Eye Test" given yet Police Report states there was but nowhere on DVR. Proves "OVER" 2-hours before blood. Biggest problem: they won't release the "original" DVR (OMNIBUS ACTION) or they will drop any & all Pleas-charge MAX. My attorney: because I admitted to having a "few beers" case over!
Immediately consult with a new criminal defense attorney regarding your matter. Discuss with them what the...