Sentencing Date Set for Man Who Shoved Woman, Threw Object at Her Head

CLARION CO., Pa. (EYT) – A sentencing date has been set for next week for a local man who shoved a woman into a wall and threw a blunt object at her head.

According to court documents, 61-year-old Michael Blaha, of Corsica, is scheduled to be sentenced by President Judge Sara J. Seidle-Patton at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1, on one third degree misdemeanor count of Simple Assault.

Court documents indicate Blaha pleaded guilty to the above charge on Wednesday, March 6.

As a result of the plea agreement, one summary count of harassment was dismissed.

Blaha remains lodged in the Clarion County Jail on $25,000.00 monetary bail.

Details of the case:

According to a criminal complaint filed by Officer Wilson, of Clarion-based State Police, on October 3, Michael Blaha allegedly shoved a known female victim into a wall causing severe bruising to her side.

Then on October 11, he allegedly grabbed the same victim by the ankles and dragged her off a bed. When the victim attempted to get away, Blaha allegedly threw a blunt object and hit the victim in the back of the head, causing a cut and a lump to the back of her head, the complaint states.

Blaha was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Duane L. Quinn at 9:25 a.m. on Saturday, October 12.


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