Oil City Teen Faces Charges After Damaging Car During Altercation

| May 18, 2018

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing criminal charges after allegedly damaging a car during an altercation.

Court documents indicate the Oil City Police Department filed criminal charges against 18-year-old Derrick Phillip Davis, of Oil City.

According to a criminal complaint, around 2:22 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, Oil City Police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Colbert Avenue and Wabash Avenue for a fight between eight teenagers and someone in a car.

The complaint states that the caller reported that one of the teenagers was kicking the car and screaming at the driver.

Patrolman Byham met with the known male driver of the vehicle. The man stated that he and his friends were driving through Siverly trying to resolve an issue that his little brother had with another kid. He told Patrolman Byham that while driving down Colbert Avenue, they came across Derrick Davis and some other kids walking in the middle of the road.

The man said he went to talk to Davis about his little brother, and Davis then told him to get out of the car because he wanted to fight him.

The man stated that when he refused to get out, Davis began kicking the car while screaming at him to get out, saying he wanted to fight. The man still refused to get out.

The complaint states that Davis then broke off the man’s mirror and started punching and kicking the car while the man began to drive off.

According to the complaint, officers spoke with multiple witnesses who stated that Derrick Davis did damage to the man’s car.

Based on the investigation, the following charges were filed against Davis on Thursday, May 10, in Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish’s office:

– Criminal Mischief-Damage Property, Misdemeanor 2
– Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 2
– Disorderly Conduct Hazardous/Physical Offense, Misdemeanor 3
– Harassment – Course of Conduct W/No Legitimate Purpose, Summary

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:30 am on Wednesday, June 13, with Judge Fish presiding.

A certified summons was issued to Davis on May 10.


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