A Crawford County man was arrested Friday on charges relating to criminal acts at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

A news release from the U.S. Department of Justice said Jeremy J. Vorous, of Venango Township, is charged with knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, and obstruction of any official proceeding.


Franklin state police said a 74-year-old Oil City woman told them that someone named "Jim," who claimed to be with the government, asked her to purchase $2,000 worth of Apple gift cards between 8 a.m. and about 6 p.m. on April 14.

Franklin state police said a 42-year-old Kennerdell woman told them that she was deceived out of about $20,000 during an online relationship between Dec. 1 and Friday.

Venango County 911 said three crashes were reported in the county on Saturday with nobody transported to a hospital following any of the crashes.

At about 7 p.m. Thursday Seneca Fire Department responded to a brush fire on St. Charles Street in Seneca, Venango County 911 said.

Thursday at about 6 p.m. a small fire broke out at 803 East Third Street, Venango County 911 said.