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on September 13, 2013 10:49 AM


Alcohol violations

Andrew Fortwangler, 23, of Saltsburg, was found unconscious and lying in the entranceway to the Stright Hall parking lot on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus at 3 a.m. Thursday.

IUP police cited Fortwangler for public drunkenness and he was temporarily detained in the Indiana County Jail.


Indiana police said Brandon Wrublesky, 19, of Industry, was observed carrying an open container of beer along the 600 block of Locust Street at 11:39 p.m. Sept. 6. When officers approached him, Wrublesky threw the can of beer on the ground and ran.

He was later apprehended and cited for underage drinking, scattering rubbish and violating the borough’s open container ordinance.


IUP police found Kelly Tascarella, 20, of Fort Washington, intoxicated at 11:10 p.m. Sept. 6 at Grant Street and Pratt Drive.

Police said that due to her intoxicated state, Tascarella was admitted to Indiana Regional Medical Center and charged with underage drinking and public drunkenness.


Campus police arrested Kristen Ausefski, 21, of Bethel Park, after she was found intoxicated at 1:32 a.m. Saturday along Pratt Drive in front of Wallwork Hall.

Ausefski was taken to Indiana Regional Medical Center for treatment and then placed in the Indiana County Jail on a temporary detainer. She was charged with public drunkenness, police said.


Indiana police stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of North Sixth Street at 2:34 a.m. July 24.

Police said the driver, Alicia Libitzer, 24, of Vandergrift, was intoxicated. She was arrested and later charged with DUI, driving with a suspended license and driving the wrong way on a one-way street.


Retail theft

Indiana police responded to the Sheetz store at 768 Wayne Ave. at 3:10 a.m. Saturday for a report of retail theft.

Police said store employees observed Jailen Little, 20, of Verona, conceal items valued at $11.97 in his jacket.

He was charged with retail theft and underage drinking.


False identification

Indiana officers went to what police described as a loud and belligerent party in the 300 block of Church Street at 12:16 a.m. Sunday.

Officers encountered Jack Wolfe, 19, of Kane, who falsely identified himself during the officers’ investigation.

He was charged with providing a false ID to police, obstructing the administration of law and underage drinking.


Criminal mischief

Indiana police said an apartment window along the 700 block of Maple Street was damaged between 9 and 9:15 p.m. Thursday.

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