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Theft charge

Cameron Spadacene, 18, of Erie, was charged Wednesday by Indiana Borough police with one count each of theft and receiving stolen property.

Officers reported in a news release that Spadacene stole a backpack at 11 a.m. March 7 from a fraternity house in the 200 block of South Seventh Street, removed some stolen checks from the backpack, and deposited them into his checking account.

In a news release, police did not name the owners of the backpack or the stolen checks.

Narcotics charges

Borough police charged Alexander Castro, 18, of Indiana, on Wednesday with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and a summary traffic violation as the result of a traffic stop at 7:02 p.m. April 21 in the 300 block of Church Street, officers reported in a news release.

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Vantory Godboat, 42, and Andree Toney, 30, both of Johnstown, were each charged Wednesday by Indiana Borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, connected with a traffic stop at 2:11 a.m. April 9 on South Sixth Street. Police also filed one summary traffic charge against Toney.

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Borough police charged Krista Long, 24, of Indiana, with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance (suboxone) and one summary traffic infraction following a traffic stop at 9:53 p.m. April 16 in the 600 block of Locust Street.

Shoplifting arrest

Octavius Rogers, 20, of Philadelphia, stole merchandise at 4:35 a.m. April 27 from Sheetz, 768 Wayne Ave., shoved a worker and fled from the store, then struggled with police and was subdued after being sprayed with oleoresin-capsicum spray, borough police reported.

Officers charged Rogers with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, retail theft and harassment in a criminal complaint filed at Indiana District Court. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 4.

Police also reported Rogers’ companion, Amirah Macon, 19, of Jenkintown, Montgomery County, was cited with disorderly conduct connected with the incident.

Citations issued

Braheen Acres, 21, of Indiana, was cited by borough police with public drunkenness at 1:03 a.m. April 27, when he was found unconscious in a stairwell in a building at 280 S. Seventh St.

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Jemar Bather, 22, of University Park, Centre County, was cited by borough police with retail theft at 3:59 p.m. April 27, when officers reported he took two bottles of iced tea and a can of Red Bull from the store without paying for them.

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Raynelle Legrande, 19, and Shakera Sanders, 21, both of Pittsburgh, were cited by Indiana Borough police with summary counts of disorderly conduct after they were found fighting at 2:28 a.m. April 27 on South Eighth Street between Church and School streets.

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Onaje Williams, 22, of Hatboro, Montgomery County, was cited with a summary violation of the borough’s open container ordinance at 1:33 a.m. April 26 in the 800 block of Wayne Avenue, borough police reported.


Borough police responded at 3:04 p.m. Thursday to a report of two youths fighting on North Fourth Street between Oak and Chestnut streets, and arrived after the youths fled the area. Police asked anyone with information about the incident to telephone the police station at (724) 349-2121.

Burrell Township


Emily Gallagher, 26, of Blairsville, attempted to steal $190.97 worth of merchandise at 4:32 p.m. April 16 at Walmart in Resort Plaza, state police reported.

Troopers at Indiana charged Gallagher on Wednesday with a first-degree misdemeanor count of retail theft. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 21 in Blairsville District Court.

Bell Township, Westmoreland County


A 38-year-old woman from Avonmore told state police that Wendy Hutton, of Saltsburg, pushed her to the ground, punched her and pulled her hair at 3:45 p.m. April 25 at 210 McDevitt Drive. Hutton, 41, was cited with a summary count of harassment.

Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County


Rosemary McMullen, 58, and Mark Reighard, 60, both of Bolivar, were charged by state police with summary counts of harassment on April 25. Troopers at Greensburg reported that McMullen and Reighard made physical contact with each other during an argument at 6:30 p.m. April 13 at 201 Hirsch Road.

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