Local News 4/11/22

News 4-11-22 AK

Two people face charges after one of them was stabbed when an argument turned physical in Elk County. Raeann Chatfield and Bradley Harvey were driving along Main Street in Fox Township when an argument turned physical on April 8. Chatfield was kicking and screaming at Harvey as he was trying to remove her from the vehicle and he then allegedly hit her in the face. When the two entered into the residence, state police said that Chatfield managed to get a knife during the fight and stabbed Harvey twice. Harvey is lodged in Elk County Prison.

A Brookville man is behind bars after he allegedly waved a Japanese sword at a police officer. Police were originally called because Phillips allegedly hit a family member in the arm with a Japanese sword made of bamboo, because the family member wouldn’t give him the car keys. He allegedly threatened to kill an officer and waved the sword at him and then ran into the home and locked the door. He had a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .226% after he was taken into custody.

Police say warm weather is prompting more people to get out – and to leave their car doors unlocked. That’s resulted in an increase in car break-ins.  They warn against leaving your purse, wallet or cell phone in your car, even if you’re at an event that’s close by.

A man is now in custody after he was wanted for allegedly assaulting a person and stealing a car. Devron Strother was wanted by the Bellwood Borough Police Department in September 2021 for charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, harassment, recklessly endangering another person, unauthorized use of an automobile, receiving stolen property and theft by unlawful taking.

Saxton Borough police have charged a Bedford County man after he was accused of raping a woman inside her home. Robert Haun III faces charges of rape, sexual assault and aggravated indecent assault. Police say Haun assaulted the victim, who told police that she ‘did not fight back” as she did not want to wake her sleeping children. He admitted to police that he was “highly intoxicated” at the time of the assault.

The Florida Highway Patrol today is continuing to investigate the tragic weekend death of Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins.  The 24-year-old was killed just after 6:30 a.m. Saturday when he was crossing I-595 on foot in West Palm Beach and was struck by a dump truck.  The highway patrol advises that the case is being looked into as a traffic homicide.