On The Record
Crash. Conewango Township police responded to an accident on Route 62 at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday. According to police, Dylan Cummings, 29, Niagara Falls, N.Y., was traveling south on Route 62 when two vehicles slowed down in front of him to enter Farm Colony Drive. Cummings, operating a tractor trailer pulling an empty tank, attempted to stop, causing his tank trailer to slide clockwise until it hit his tractor and turned the tractor 180 degrees before coming to a stop facing north. According to police, during the slide a pick-up truck operated by Richard Feeny was rear-ended by the tractor causing moderate damage to the pick-up. No injuries reported. Police said the tractor’s trailer brake became locked up due to a ruptured brake hose and was towed from the scene for safety reasons. Police said Cummings was cited for following too closely. Police said that Feeny, also a volunteer fire police with Russell Volunteer Fire Department, assisted them on scene with traffic control.
Drug possession. Warren-based police said at 9:32 a.m. Tuesday, Cody D. Devries, 18, Sheffield, was witnessed by a school official at the Warren County Career Center,possessing a bag containing marijuana in his hand inside the boy’s locker room. Police said charges were filed against Devries through District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.
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Theft by unlawful taking. Warren-based police said between Dec.3 and14 someone removed the powder from the capsules of a 53-year-old Russell woman’s prescription drug and placed the capsules back together as if the capsules had not been tampered with.