DA awards township for officers’ work
Mercer County District Attorney Miles K. Karson Jr. presented Shenango Township with a $10,000 check through the work of police Officer Justin Barnes and canine officer Sven. In front, from left, are Barnes and Sven. In back, from left Supervisor Dale Perry, Solicitor Raymond Bogaty, Supervisor Dennis DeSilvey, Supervisor Thomas Hubert, Karson, police Chief Jason Newton, Supervisor Carol Budanka and Supervisor Dave Garrett. Karson presented the check during a township supervisors meeting, when supervisors voted to put half of the money in the police department’s K-9 fund and use the other half to purchase equipment.