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Magistrate reports: Nov. 28

November 29, 2018

The following preliminary hearing is scheduled before District Judge Douglas McCall Bell in Meyersdale:

Reckless endangerment

Jamie Wayne Miller, 35, Scratch Hill Road, Meyersdale, was charged Nov. 14 with recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct on Oct. 11. State police were called about an incident at a Summit Township residence after Children & Youth Services workers went there for an announced home visit. Miller became agitated with their presence and asked them to leave, police said. Then he retrieved a cocked and loaded crossbow from the kitchen and pointed it in the direction of the caseworkers, according to court documents. Police interviewed Miller, who said he did pick up the crossbow but denied pointing it at the caseworkers, police said. A hearing is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. Jan. 10.

The following preliminary hearings are scheduled before District Judge Sandra L. Stevanus in New Centerville:

Big game violation

Zachery R. May, 21, Markleton School Road, Markleton, was charged Nov. 21 with taking/killing big game beyond daily season limits on Nov. 19. A Pennsylvania Game Commission officer said he received information that a black bear may have been tagged with a license that was purchased after the bear had been harvested. The officer said May told him that he lost his license on Nov. 19, continued to hunt and shot a bear at 4:45 p.m., and then traveled to Hoover’s Outfitting and Supply and purchased a replacement license. He said he returned to the carcass, tagged the bear and brought it to the bear check station. According to court documents, there was no record of May purchasing a hunting license prior to bear season. The next day May confessed to hunting without a license and shooting the bear prior to purchasing a license, authorities said. A hearing is scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 20.

Driving under the influence

Drew Anthony Whitacre, 22, Main Street, Rockwood, was charged Nov. 19 with driving under the influence, marijuana possession and use/possession of drug paraphernalia on Nov. 5. State police said Whitacre drove through a stop sign near Garrett Road and Main Street in Rockwood Borough. Police searched his vehicle and found a marijuana grinder and a marijuana smoking device, both containing marijuana. A blood test revealed he had marijuana in his system. A hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Dec. 20.

Tyler Craig McClintock, 28, Turkeyfoot Road, Confluence, was charged Nov. 13 with driving without a license, driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.02 percent or greater with a suspended license and failing to notify police of an accident on Sept. 21. State police were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on Route 523 in Addison Township. McClintock was found a short distance away from his residence. At first he denied being involved in the wreck, but he eventually admitted to being involved in the crash and drinking before the wreck, police said. He refused to submit to blood alcohol testing. A hearing is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. Dec. 20.

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