Windber magistrate reports: Feb. 27

February 28, 2019

The following preliminary hearings are scheduled before District Judge Bill Seger in Windber:


Windber Borough police have charged 39-year-old Johnstown resident Mark Alan McKenry, of Euclid Avenue, with criminal mischief, loitering and prowling at night, stalking and harassment. According to a report filed Monday, McKenry called a woman Saturday at least a dozen times, not including other attempts from a blocked number. The woman told police McKenry pounded on her door the following night, and later smashed her windshield with a cinder block. Surveillance footage from a nearby residence confirmed this, police said. A preliminary hearing is set for 8:45 a.m. April 10.

Driving under the influence

A 28-year-old Windber resident is facing multiple charges after crashing his vehicle into another at the intersection of Dark Shade Drive and Camp Drive in Paint Township on Feb. 4. State police said in a report filed Monday that Cruz Allen Fry, Hillside Avenue, smelled of marijuana at the scene of the accident and admitted to having smoked it that day. He tested positive for signs of marijuana at the hospital in Windber. Police also found 28 grams of marijuana and three smoking devices in his vehicle. Fry was charged with possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance, possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence, failure to stop at a stop sign, failure to drive at a safe speed, careless driving, reckless driving and failure to use occupant protection. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. April 10.Windber Borough police have charged 51-year-old Windber resident Thomas James Gordon, of Cambria Avenue, with driving under the influence and failure to display registration plate. In a report filed Feb. 21, police said Gordon was seen Feb. 16 driving a plow truck in clear conditions with his registration covered and unreadable. After he was pulled over, Gordon was asked why he smelled of alcohol. He admitted to drinking that morning and was taken to the hospital in Windber, where his blood alcohol content was found to be 0.125 percent. His preliminary hearing is set for 9:45 a.m. April 10.A 22-year-old man is facing several charges after state police found his vehicle wedged under a guardrail at the intersection of Charles Street and Clark Street in Hooversville on Feb. 10. According to a report filed Monday, Hooversville resident Benjamin Allen Moyer admitted to having smoked marijuana prior to the accident. A small amount of it was also found in his vehicle’s center console. Moyer was charged possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence, failure to drive on roadways laned for traffic and failure to drive at a safe speed. His preliminary hearing is set for 10:30 a.m. April 10.

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