rebecca J. Margerum
ELIZABETHVILLE — A Millersburg man is headed to Dauphin County Court after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges relating to his alleged breaking into a building in October 2017 in his hometown.
Tyler J. Erdman, 30, of 941 Meadow Lane, faces charges of burglary, unsworn falsification to authorities and two counts of theft. Magisterial District Judge Rebecca J. Margerum bound over all charges for court after Erdman waived his right to the hearing.
Millersburg police charged Erdman with committing the burglary and thefts on Oct. 17, 2017.
Margerum allowed Erdman to remain free on $10,000 unsecured bail pending further court proceedings. His formal arraignment is scheduled for 9 a.m. July 6 in Harrisburg before President Judge Richard A. Lewis.
Other defendants whose cases Margerum considered on Wednesday, the charges against each one and the judge’s dispositions of the matters included:
Rahman J. Griggs, 39, last known address of 300 Frelinghuysen Ave., Newark; terroristic threats, simple assault, criminal mischief and harassment; right to preliminary hearing waived, charges bound over for court.
Jason C. Houtz, 35, of 105 S. Fourth St., Tower City; flight to avoid apprehension or trial, possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing or eluding police, driving unregistered vehicle, suspended vehicle registration, operating vehicle without required financial responsibility, stop sign violation, improper turning movements, abandoning vehicle on highway and two counts each of driving under suspension-DUI related and operating vehicle without valid inspection; right to preliminary hearing waived, charges bound over for court.
Kelsey R. Messner, 26, of 124 N. Pine St., Berrysburg; fleeing or eluding police, possession of drug paraphernalia, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, driving under suspension, stop sign violation, careless driving and reckless driving; charges held for court after preliminary hearing.
Jason A. Mundie, 29, of 731 Union St., Millersburg; terroristic threats and simple assault; right to preliminary hearing waived, charges bound over for court.
Stevie L. Nichols, 28, of 224 S. Fourth St., Sunbury; theft; charge held for court after preliminary hearing.
Julie Ann Rupp, 47, of 3930 Route 209, Elizabethville; theft; right to preliminary hearing waived, charge bound over for court.