OC Woman Accused of Threatening to Send Daughter to School With Knife to Stab Minor Child Waives Hearing

| March 1, 2019

GavelOIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City woman facing charges for allegedly threatened to send her daughter to school with a knife to stab a minor child has waived her preliminary hearing.

Court documents indicate the following charges against 33-year-old Erika Estrada, of Oil City, were waived for court on Wednesday, February 27:

  • Terroristic Threats with Intent to Terrorize Another, Misdemeanor 1
  • Harassment – Communicate Lewd, Threatening, Etc. Language, Misdemeanor 3

The charges have been transferred to the Venango County Court of Common Pleas.

Unable to post $15,000.00 monetary bail, Estrada remains lodged in the Venango County Jail.

The case stems from an investigation concerning threatening messages via text messages and social media that Erika Estrada allegedly sent to a known woman (the victim) sometime between Monday, February 18, and Tuesday, February 19.

According to a criminal complaint, Estrada is accused of threatening to send her daughter to school with a knife to stab the victim’s minor child. The victim supplied Patrolman McDevitt with screenshots of the communications and threats.

Estrada was arraigned at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, in Judge Fish’s office.


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