Hearing Scheduled for Oil City Man Facing Ethnic Intimidation Charge After Making Racial Slur to Female Victim

| October 23, 2019

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – An Oil City man is facing a hearing next week on ethnic intimidation, harassment, and related charges after he allegedly followed a woman down the street and called her vulgar names, including a racial slur.

Court documents indicate 48-year-old Jamey William Buck, of Oil City, is scheduled to stand for a hearing in front of Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30, on the following charges:

– Ethnic Intimidation, Misdemeanor 3
– Disorderly Conduct Obscene Language/Gesture, Misdemeanor 3
– Harassment – Follow In Public Place, Summary

The charges stem from an incident that occurred in Oil City in late September.

According to a criminal complaint, on Saturday, September 28, officers of the Oil City Police Department received a report of harassment from a known Oil City resident. Police then made contact with the victim who reported that on Friday, September 27, she was walking on East Second Street toward her residence on Wilson Avenue when she was followed by Jamey Buck.

The victim reported that Buck addressed her with vulgar terms, including a racial slur. She also stated that when she woke up to go to work on September 28, she noticed that Buck was standing outside her residence. She noted that as she walked past him to go to work, Buck stared at her, according to the complaint.

The complaint notes that Officer Anderson of the Oil City Police Department, was familiar with Buck from past law enforcement encounters involving the same complaint from other victims.

The charges were filed against Buck through Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish’s office on Tuesday, October 1, and a certified summons was issued on Wednesday, October 2.

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