On The Record

Columbus Twp.

Bad checks. Corry-based state police reported that on May 28 at 9 a.m. a known 50-year-old male from Corry was at Columbus Pre-Owned Auto Sales and issued a check to the owner to pay off an automobile which the suspect had financed. The check was discovered to be issued from a bank account which had previously been closed. Police said the investigation continues.

Mead Twp.

Cruelty to animals. Warren-based state police reported that on June 8 at approximately 8 a.m. Michael Ciffo II, 43, Clarendon, mistreated/abused a dog that was in his care. Police said charges were filed through District Justice Laura Bauer’s office.

Terroristic threats. Warren-based state police reported that on June 7 at approximately 4 a.m. a known 28-year-old male, Clarendon, armed with a baseball bat, made threats to cause physical injury to a known 21-year-old female, Clarendon, and a known 25-year-old male, Warren. Police said the investigation continues.

Sugar Grove Twp.

Crash. Warren-based state police responded to a two-vehicle accident on June 6 at 8:50 p.m. on Matthews Run Road, west of Lee Johnson Road. According to police, 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, driven by Philip Hall, 53, Mayville, N.Y., was leaving a private drive located on the right-hand berm of the roadway. A 1978 Chevrolet Cheyenne, driven by Robert Hall, 47, Sugar Grove, was traveling in the eastbound lane. Police said when the Ford vehicle entered the eastbound lane, the driver of the Cheyenne braked hard, leaving approximately 85 feet of tire marks in the eastbound lane leading into the westbound lane as it swerved to miss the Ford, swerving back into the eastbound lane and traveling 87 feet as it left the southern berm before traveling into a deep culvert located six feet off of the roadway on the southern shoulder. Police said Robert Hall and a passenger, Candy Hall, were transported from the scene by EMS with what police described as moderate injuries. According to police, no one was charged.