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on November 09, 2013 10:49 AM



Indiana police charged Leann Knapik, 31, and Mark Riek, 37, both of Indiana, with simple assault and harassment.

Police said the pair was charged following a domestic dispute at 9:10 p.m. Nov. 1 in the rear parking lot of Boomerang’s bar and restaurant, 547 Philadelphia St.

Retail theft

Indiana police were called at 12:57 a.m. Nov. 2 to the Sheetz store, 768 Wayne Ave., for a retail theft.

Police said Kevin Bourne, 18, of Newark, Ohio, had eaten a doughnut and attempted to leave the store without paying. Police said Bourne had also consumed alcohol.

He was charged with retail theft and underage drinking.

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Indiana police said Andrew Amendola, 18, of Erie, stole merchandise from the Wayne Avenue Sheetz at 1:40 a.m. Nov. 2. He was charged with retail theft and underage drinking.

Marijuana possession

Indiana University of Pennsylvania police charged Kyle Pichler, 18, and Robert Watts, 19, both of Kersey, with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, underage drinking and public drunkenness.

Campus police encountered the pair at 4:54 a.m. Sunday on Pratt Drive near Grant Street.

Pichler and Watts are not IUP students.

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IUP police charged Joshua Lofurno, 19, of Jenkintown, with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said Lofurno was in possession of those items at 11:09 p.m. Nov. 2 in Northern Suites along Oakland Avenue.

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Campus police said Kelsey Howell, 21, of Philadelphia, was charged with disorderly conduct at 10:08 p.m. Nov. 1 on Pratt Drive at Grant Street.

Police said Howell was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation and he had a small amount of marijuana in his book bag.

Underage drinking

Sarah Heinrich, 19, of Bethlehem, was seen walking through the Suites on Pratt in a highly intoxicated state at 12:24 a.m. Nov. 1. Police said she was charged with underage drinking.


Bad check

State police at Indiana are investigating a bad check issued to John Erhard, of Armagh, on Sept. 10.

Police said a check for $180.20 given to Erhard for the purchase of assorted knives at an auction was written on a closed bank account.

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