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Magistrate reports: Nov. 5

November 6, 2018

The following preliminary hearings are scheduled before District Judge Douglas McCall Bell in Meyersdale:

Drug paraphernalia possession

John Joseph O’Neil, 21, Laurel Street, Youngstown, Ohio, was charged Oct. 25 with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia on Sept. 26. State police stopped O’Neil for traveling 75 mph in a 55 mph zone on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Allegheny Township. Police smelled marijuana and found a glass smoking pipe with marijuana residue inside a book bag. A hearing is scheduled for 3 p.m. Dec. 13.


Dale Edward Matieszyn Jr., 35, and Lacy Jeannette McKinley, 37, Rockdale Road, Garrett, were charged Oct. 29 with theft and criminal trespass. State police said that Thomas Elsea reported that he and his wife had several items stolen from their wedding reception in Larimer Township on Sept. 9: three coolers containing five cases of beer, five cases of soda, a homemade wooden card box and several rented decorations valued at $570. He told police that Matieszyn and McKinley were a couple at the reception and that the disc jockey saw them load the items into their truck. Elesa confronted Matieszyn about the coolers and he returned them, police said. A hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

The following preliminary hearing is scheduled before District Judge Sandra L. Stevanus in New Centerville:

Driving under the influence

James Christopher Harbaugh, 30, Harvest Drive, Rockwood, was charged Friday with driving under the influence, disorderly conduct and reckless driving on Sept. 29. State police were called to Lower Sandy Run Road for a report of a verbal domestic dispute. Harbaugh was throwing items off his ex-girlfriend’s porch. Police said that when they arrived, Harbaugh was on the porch with a grill and a dog cage lying in the yard. Harbaugh told police that he wanted his dog back and was upset about various things. His blood alcohol level was 0.11 percent, according to police. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. Dec. 6.