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on November 01, 2012 11:00 AM

INDIANA -- Disorderly conduct :: Matthew Smith, 22, of Carlisle, was cited with disorderly conduct after police found him yelling profanities around 1:45 a.m. Oct. 14 in the 500 block of Philadelphia Street, according to police reports.

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IUP police cited Zachary Dill, 23, of Indiana, with disorderly conduct around 12:21 a.m. Oct. 20 on the porch of Northern Suites.

Protection from abuse

Indiana County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday morning arrested Nathaniel Cobaugh, 33, of Indiana, for indirect criminal contempt for violating a protection from abuse order. He was taken into custody at a residence in the first block of North 11th Street.

Cobaugh was arraigned and committed to the Indiana County Jail on $50,000 bond.

Drug violation

State police at Indiana said a traffic stop of a vehicle on Fisher Avenue at Oakland Avenue on Oct. 6 revealed that the occupants of the vehicle possessed a controlled substance and paraphernalia.

Police did not identify the suspects and said their investigation is continuing.

Scattering rubbish

Eric Baker, 21, of Latrobe, was cited with scattering rubbish after he broke a bottle on the sidewalk of the 1200 block of Philadelphia Street around 12:46 a.m. Oct. 6, Indiana Borough police reported.

Skateboard on the road

Mason Fulmore, 19, of Pittsburgh, was cited with violating a borough ordinance against riding a skateboard on the road in the first block of South Fifth Street around 2 a.m. Oct. 4, Indiana Borough police reported.

Resisting arrest

Indiana Borough police charged Terence Torkelson, 30, of Anchorage, Alaska, and Robert Quinn, 39, of Johnstown, with simple assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after a fight in the 500 block of Philadelphia Street around 1:23 a.m. Oct. 12. The charges against Torkelson were waived to court, according to court records.

Quinn’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 13.

CENTER TOWNSHIP

DUI

State police in Indiana arrested Shane McCurdy, 29, of Blairsville, for suspicion of DUI around 10:03 p.m. Oct. 10, according to police reports.

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Stephen John Silvis, 50, of Penn Run, was arrested after a traffic stop around 6:45 p.m. Sunday on Route 119 at Power Plant Road, state police in Indiana reported.

Police said he faces DUI charges.

BURRELL TOWNSHIP

Harassment

State police in Indiana cited Joshua Cass, 20, of Saginaw, Mich., with harassment after an argument over dirty dishes with Taylor Corbin around 5:25 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Indy Park Apartments. Police said Cass pushed Corbin over a couch; Cass pleaded guilty on Oct. 22.

PUNXSUTAWNEY, JEFFERSON COUNTY

Harassment

IUP police reported Cole K. Askew, 18, and Terrell D. Brown, 18, both of Philadelphia, were cited with harassment around 4 a.m. Sept. 30 at the Living Center at IUP Punxsutawney.

DERRY TOWNSHIP, WESTMORELAND COUNTY

Theft

Someone stole a Garrett turbo charger from Patrick McCurdy’s burned-down garage between Aug. 31 and Sept. 2 at 1938 Walnut St., state police in Greensburg reported Tuesday.

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Someone stole a black cordless drill, a Porter-Cable air compressor and a Workx battery pack and charger, worth $520 in all, from James W. Skoloda’s garage between Aug. 30 and Sept. 3 at 210 Brinker St., state police in Greensburg reported Tuesday.

Theft from a vehicle

Someone stole unspecified items from Amy Bell’s vehicle Oct. 20 or 21 on Wharton Street, state police in Greensburg reported.

DUI crash

A 44-year-old Latrobe man escaped injury after a train hit his vehicle while it was stuck on the railroad tracks around 2:45 a.m. Oct. 8, state police in Greensburg reported Tuesday.

Police said the man, who was not named, was highly intoxicated when he drove his vehicle onto the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks 21 feet south of Valley Street. He was able to escape from the vehicle before the Norfolk Southern train hit the vehicle, and faces DUI charges, according to police.

Harassment

Leroy Piper, 47, of Derry, was charged with harassing a 38-year-old woman from Derry around 6 p.m. Oct. 22 at 250 Nicol Lane, state police in Greensburg reported. Police did not name the woman.

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Linda Welch, 19, of Torrance, was cited with harassment around 3:45 p.m. Oct. 21 at Torrance State Hospital. Police said she shoved a Greensburg woman, who was not named.

Criminal mischief

Someone broke the windshield on Thomas Squib’s unattended vehicle Sept. 26 or 27 at 212 Pandora Road, state police in Greensburg reported Tuesday.

The damage was estimated to be $300.

Computer crime

State police in Greensburg reported an unknown person attempted to view illegal images of sexual abuse of children on a computer in Derry Township between 7:43 and 8:40 a.m. Oct. 20. The investigation is ongoing.

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