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Police release May stats

on June 14, 2013 10:40 AM

INDIANA BOROUGH

Indiana Borough police received 799 calls for service during May, up 9 percent from the 732 calls for service in May 2012, according to a monthly statistical report prepared by Police Chief William Sutton.

During May, Indiana officers investigated 21 traffic accidents; issued 168 parking tickets, 90 traffic citations, 97 warnings and 67 summary citations; and had 121 arrests/charges.

Indiana officers assisted other law enforcement agencies on 12 occasions.

Crimes in Indiana during May included one robbery; 28 assaults; one burglary; 26 thefts; three forgeries; 23 acts of vandalism; one weapons violation; one sex offense; 14 drug offenses; three DUIs; 12 liquor law violations; 10 incidents of public drunkenness; and 19 acts of disorderly conduct.

A total of 1,358 parking tickets were issued in May, down from 1,422 in May 2012.

Last month’s parking tickets generated $10,295 in fines.

Liquor Control Enforcement

State police at the District 7 office of the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement at Punxsutawney received 35 complaints in May, according to a monthly report of bureau activity.

Agents visited 118 licensed establishments, conducted 11 age-compliance checks and reported five establishments sold alcohol to minors under surveillance.

They issued 10 administrative citations and 12 warnings for liquor law violations and arrested nine minors for underage drinking.

Agents seized 15 gallons of beer in conjunction with the investigations, according to Mary Mills, the acting district office commander.

The District 7 office enforces liquor laws in Indiana, Jefferson, Armstrong, Clearfield and five other north-central Pennsylvania counties.

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