Man Charged With Breaking into Frenchcreek Township Cabin, Stealing Beer & Wine Due Back in Court Today

| July 21, 2021

VENANGO CO., Pa. (EYT) – An Ohio man who allegedly smashed a window and broke into a cabin in Frenchcreek Township and stole wine and beer is due back in court today.

Court documents indicate 41-year-old David J. Vance, of Canton, Ohio, is scheduled to stand for a preliminary hearing in Venango County Central Court at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 21, on the following charges:

– Burglary – Overnight Accommodation, No Person Present, Felony 1
– Criminal Trespass-Break Into Structure, Felony 2
– Theft By Unlawful Taking-Movable Property, Misdemeanor 2

He is currently free on $15,000.00 unsecured bail.

The charges stem from an incident that occurred in Frenchcreek Township in late June.

Details of the case:

According to a criminal complaint, a known victim reported that sometime between 3:00 a.m. on 4:00 a.m. on June 22, David J. Vance called him and said that he had broken into his (the victim’s) cabin located in Frenchcreek Township, Venango County, and had stolen wine and beer.

The complaint also states that Vance admitted to police that he broke into the cabin by breaking out a window and then removed beer and wine.

Vance was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Andrew F. Fish at 3:30 p.m. on June 22.


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