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on June 18, 2014 10:50 AM

Homer City

Luring attempted

Homer City Borough police asked area residents for information about a white-haired man who reportedly offered a young girl a ride in his car Tuesday.

According to a report, the motorist approached the girl between 10:45 and 10:50 a.m. on South Main Street, driving a new small white sedan, and beeped the horn to get her attention.

The girl told police he asked where she was going and if she wanted a ride. She told the man “no” and ran away, police said.

The motorist circled the block and last was seen at Columbia and South Main streets. The girl said he was an older, white man with a light complexion, who wore glasses and a white polo shirt.

Anyone with information about the incident may contact Homer City police at (724) 479-9190.


Man cited

Police at Indiana University of Pennsylvania reported Daniel Lowe, of Pittsburgh, hit another person’s face with a bottle at 7:50 a.m. June 11 when they were involved in an argument in a parking lot near George P. Miller Stadium.

Officers withheld the name of the person who raised the allegation against Lowe.

Police cited Lowe, 30, with a summary count of disorderly conduct.

Woman fined

IUP campus police cited Jordan Beatty, 27, of Indiana, with a summary count of public drunkenness, charging that she was found intoxicated and loudly arguing with her boyfriend at 12:34 a.m. Thursday on Oakland Avenue near Cogswell Hall.

Online court records show Beatty pleaded guilty to the charge on Monday in Indiana District Court and was assessed $291 in fines and costs.

Salem Township, Westmoreland County

Bank robbery

The Salem Plaza branch office of First Commonwealth Bank was robbed at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday by a man who displayed an unspecified weapon, state police reported.

The suspect was described as a black man, about 5-feet-7 to 5-feet-8, weighing 160 to 170 pounds, who wore a black ball cap, a dark jacket, dark jeans and a white turtle neck shirt.

Troopers gave no other details of the holdup.

Marion Center


State police reported Kyle Yaratch, 23, of North Jackson, Ohio, and Marissa Patterson, 25, of Northern Cambria, argued and fought with each other at 4 p.m. June 5 in a car parked on Main Street.

Troopers cited each with a summary count of harassment

Young Township, Jefferson County


A woman driving a silver Pontiac Grand Am fled at 5:30 p.m. Monday after the car damaged a parked vehicle in the lot at Walmart along Route 119, state police at Punxsutawney reported.

Witnesses told police the driver was white, had blonde hair and appeared to be in her early to mid-20s.

Blacklick Township, Cambria County


State police reported Mabel Hartman, 18, of Church Street, Nanty Glo, was involved in a disturbance at 12:05 p.m. Thursday in her residence and “subjected her family members to physical contact.”

Hartman was cited Tuesday with harassment in the Ebensburg district court.


Suspects jailed

Penny Lynn Carlson, 42, of Apollo, and Terry McKendrick, 42, of Shelocta, were held at Armstrong County Jail following a disturbance at 2:15 p.m. Sunday at 111 Schall Lane, state police reported.

Troopers at Kittanning reported Mc-Kendrick assaulted Carlson, and that Carlson assaulted a Shelocta woman, whose name was withheld.


State police at Kittanning reported that somebody broke into the residence of Marie Cellier, at 106 Montgomery Road, and stole 16 feet of copper pipe between May 14 and Saturday.

Canoe Township


Somebody scratched a door and a quarter panel of a car owned by Shane Weaver, of Reynoldsville, Jefferson County, between 2 and 6 a.m. Monday, while the car was parked in a driveway at 206 Johnsonburg Road, near Rossiter, state police reported.

Weaver reported to troopers that the air had been let out of two tires on the car.

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