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Police agencies release March stats

on April 10, 2013 10:40 AM


Indiana Borough police officers received 866 calls for service in March, up from 808 in March of last year, according to Police Chief William Sutton’s monthly report to council.

Indiana officers in March investigated 24 traffic accidents, issued 280 parking tickets, 135 traffic citations, 192 warnings and 56 summary citations.

Crimes in Indiana last month included one rape, two robberies, 23 assaults, two burglaries, 12 thefts, one forgery, 22 acts of vandalism, nine drug offenses, eight DUIs, 14 liquor law violations, 17 incidents of public drunkenness and 22 acts of disorderly conduct.

There were 1,561 parking tickets issued in Indiana in March, down from 1,742 tickets issued in March of 2012. Last month’s tickets generated $12,475 in fines.

State police, Kiski Valley

State police at the Kiski Valley station near Apollo responded to 614 incidents in March, a monthly activity report shows.

Troopers in the criminal investigations division received 66 reports of offenses, determined one was unfounded, cleared 31 offenses and arrested 29 people, according to the report.

Officers on highway patrols in parts of Armstrong and Westmoreland counties investigated 26 accidents that resulted in injuries to 16 people. Two accidents were attributed to alcohol use.

Troopers issued 755 citations including 24 for seat belt violations and one for a child-safety seat infraction, and handed out 231 warnings. They arrested 10 motorists for driving under the influence, assisted 30 drivers and inspected 27 commercial vehicles.


State police, Kittanning

Troopers at the Kittanning station received 920 calls for service in March, according to an activity report.

Investigators checked 119 reports of criminal offenses, determined two were unfounded, cleared 89 cases and filed charges against 91 people.

On the highways, police investigated 96 accidents that resulted in 25 injuries. Police reported 11 accidents were related to alcohol use.

Troopers arrested 30 motorists for DUI and issued 641 tickets and 157 warnings.

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