State Police Calls: One-Vehicle Crash, Thieves Caught Unloading Walmart Merchandise at Their Residence

| December 24, 2018

Area State Police responded to the following incidents:

One-vehicle Crash in Canal Township

Police say a deer in the roadway caused a one-vehicle crash in Canal Township on Saturday evening.

According to police, around 8:14 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 63-year-old John W. Stanley of Franklin was operating a 2016 Hyundai Elantra, driving west on U.S. 322 in Canal Township just east of Wood Road.

Police say Stanley’s vehicle struck a deer that was in the middle of the roadway.

Stanley and his passenger, 76-year-old Rita L. Beatty of Franklin, were both wearing seatbelts and were not injured.

The vehicle sustained damage to the front end and was leaking fluid.

The vehicle was towed from the scene by Lowry’s Towing.

Thieves Caught Unloading Walmart Merchandise at Their Residence

State police arrested two women as they were unloading merchandise that they allegedly stole from Walmart in Clarion

According to Clarion-based State Police, around 12:51 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 53-year-old Robin Cook, of Rimersburg, and 38-year-old Jennifer Kuntz, of Pittsburgh, entered Walmart located at 63 Perkins Road in Monroe Township, Clarion County, and stole $404.53 worth of products.

(PHOTO: Left to right – Robin Cook, Jennifer Kuntz)

Police say both individuals were arrested at their residence as they were unloading the stolen goods from their vehicle.

They were taken into custody and arraigned.

Bond was set at $2,500.00 cash each, and they were placed in the Clarion County Jail.

Cook also has an outstanding warrant from Greene County, according to police.


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