Local News 12/2/21

News 12-2-21 AK

The mother of the 3-month-old baby who died in a Bedford County motel in January was sentenced to two to five years in prison for her role in the child’s death. Kailey Hughes and Shawn Allison the father of the baby, were staying at a motel with the baby after a New Year’s Eve party and state police were called because the baby was unresponsive. An autopsy determined the cause of death as asphyxiation with a note that meth was found in the baby’s system.

 A Johnstown man that allegedly talked a woman into moving to the city and raped her multiple times had all charges withdrawn. David McCormick Jr. had all charges dropped, which included three counts of rape, three counts of sexual assault, three counts of indecent assault, and terroristic threats. However, the reason for the withdraw has not yet been made available.

A Windber man now faces charges for crashing his car while taking his wife to work in 2020, resulting in her death. Darrell Wholaver was driving his wife Amanda Harbaugh, to work in Ebensburg Jan. of 2020 when he lost control of his vehicle on snow/slush-covered roadways. According to WTAJ, Wholaver had a suspended driver’s license at the time of the crash, and the car he was driving also had a suspended registration.

A property manager faces assault charges for allegedly attacking a tenant who didn’t give her rent money. According to the tenant Rebecca Friedline assaulted her after showing up to the apartment demanding rent money. When the tenant refused to give the money, she was struck in the right side of her face with what she said felt like a hard metal object. Friedline faces a felony aggravated assault charge as well as simple assault and harassment charges. 

A city woman was arrested after police allegedly seized heroin while serving an arrest warrant, court documents stated. Bobbie Jo Tilson faces a felony charge of drug possession with intent to deliver and misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Tilson was arrested after police allegedly discovered her attempting to conceal drugs in her pants while officers were serving an arrest warrant on another individual. Police allegedly seized 30 packets of heroin.

Pennsylvania fishing licenses and permits for the 2022 season are on sale starting today.  They’re valid for up to 13 months.  The licenses, permits and gift vouchers can be purchased online at Hunt-Fish-dot-PA-dot-gov, through the FishBoatPA app or in one of 700 retails stores statewide.