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July 8, 2014

News briefs from July 8, 2014

- — Man jailed, charged with rape, burglary

SHARON – A Farrell man faces rape and other charges after a Sharon woman told police he forced his way into her downtown apartment where he assaulted her.

Raymond Allan Myers, 21, of 1029 Hamilton Ave., knocked on her door at about 3:50 p.m. Friday and forced his way into her apartment in the building at 149 E. State St., the victim told police.

She said the man she was acquainted with assaulted her and left after about 15 minutes. Patrolmen arrested him a short time later at East Connelly Boulevard and Sharpsville Avenue, police said.

The victim, who had a split lip and scratches on her arms, was treated at the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System.

Myers was charged with burglary, rape and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. He also had a parole detainer on an unrelated charge and was taken to Mercer County Jail, police said.

Pact expires, workers agree to stay on the job

MERCER COUNTY – Drivers, mechanics and bus washers for Mercer County Community Transit and Shenango Valley Shuttle Service are working under an extension of their recently expired contract while a new one is worked out.

The old four-year pact expired June 30.

A state mediator is participating in negotiations, said Thomas R. Tulip, executive director of Mercer County Regional Council of Governments, which runs both public transportation services.

Tulip said he hopes a bargaining session will be set for mid-month.

The workers are members of Teamsters Local 261.

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