Franklin Woman Accused of Theft Receives Sentence

| March 12, 2019

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – A Franklin woman accused of theft during an event at Cornplanter Square Park was recently sentenced.

On Friday, March 8, Judge Robert L. Boyer sentenced 47-year-old Buffey Lynn McIntyre, of Titusville, to six months on a County IPP (Intermediate Punishment Program) on one third-degree misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct hazardous/physical offense stemming from an incident that occurred on August 2, 2018.

McIntyre pleaded guilty to the charge on January 14, 2019.

As a result of the plea, the following charge was dismissed:

– Theft by Unlawful Taking – Moveable Property, Misdemeanor 3

Details of the case:

According to a criminal complaint, around 11:01 a.m. on August 3, 2018, a known victim stopped at the Oil City Police Department to report a theft.

The victim reported he was working sound and tech for an event at the Cornplanter Square Park and was selling band shirts when he observed Buffey McIntyre stick a shirt in her purse and walk away. He also noted he was missing money for the other shirt that was sold and stated there had been two $5.00 bills in the can next to the shirts.

The complaint notes that McIntyre was later observed with two $5.00 bills, getting change.

Charges were filed through Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish’s office on August 6, 2018.

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