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The following law enforcement agencies have released statistical reports of their activity for December.


Deputies at the county courthouse performed 1,330 hours of security for court facilities last month, 266 hours of security for the courtrooms and 122 hours in transportation of 51 inmates, Sheriff Robert Fyock reported.

They served 116 civil papers, 49 bench warrants and 18 protection from abuse orders for the month.

The deputies also screened 8,714 visitors at the courthouse entrance security checkpoint, 1,016 visitors to the Domestic Relation Section offices in The Atrium along Philadelphia Street and 747 visitors to Indiana County Children and Youth Services along Indian Springs Road.

They received eight complaints, conducted two personal property sales, assisted at one eviction and responded three times to assist other law enforcement agencies.

The office issued 218 firearm permits and two dealer licenses in December.


Agents at the BLCE District No. 7 office in Punxsutawney received 35 complaints, performed five age compliance checks and found one licensee in violation by selling to a minor under surveillance.

The office sent five violation letters to liquor licensees, issued 14 warning letters and filed criminal charges against one defendant.


The Indiana station of the state police answered 1,775 calls for assistance in December, including 196 reports of criminal offenses referred to the criminal investigations division. Troopers ruled eight reports unfounded, cleared 145 cases and filed charges against 150 people.

Troopers on the area highways responded to 71 accidents that resulted in 15 injuries. Police attributed three accidents to the use of alcohol, and arrested 38 motorists for driving under the influence.

They issued 892 traffic citations including 21 for seat belt violations and one for a child-safety seat offense, wrote 298 warnings to drivers, assisted 33 motorists and performed 32  commercial vehicle inspections.


The Troop A headquarters station in Westmoreland County logged 1,911 incidents in December. According to an activity report, criminal investigators received 130 reports of offenses, determined one was unfounded, filed charges against 88 people and closed 80 cases.

On the area highways, troopers investigated 191 traffic accidents that resulted in injuries to 26 and one fatality. They found 13 accidents the result of impaired driving and charged 33 motorists with DUI. The troopers also issued 672 traffic tickets and 387 warning notices.


Police in Homer City performed three traffic stops in December, according to a report presented to the borough council. Homer City police investigated one theft, one domestic incident and one case of driving under the influence. They answered one animal complaint, one request for information, investigated one PFA violation, responded two times to assist the fire department, answered one medical call and one report of mental health problems, investigated one traffic accident and checked one report of wires down.

Police in Homer City arrested a 66-year-old man for public drunkenness and a 31-year-old old man for simple assault and harassment, according to the report.


Municipal officers in Clymer logged 42 incidents in December including six traffic stops, 12 parking violations, three disturbances, three drug violations, two cases of harassment and one report each of criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, domestic dispute, hit-and-run, suspicious person, suspicious activity and local ordinance violation.

Clymer police investigated a report of an arcing electric wire, lodged one juvenile complaint, executed one search warrant and one arrest warrant, and responded to one traffic accident.

The officers responded once to assist other police, check a report of hazardous roads, and perform traffic control.

The department arrested 11 adults and one minor in December, issued six summary citations and 13 parking tickets, according to a report presented Tuesday to the borough council. The department recorded payments of $170 for 17 parking tickets.