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on July 02, 2014 10:50 AM

Burrell Township

Suspect jailed

Douglas Koonce Jr., 30, of Blairsville, was lodged at Indiana County Jail on Tuesday to face burglary, trespassing and theft charges.

State police reported Koonce broke into an apartment at the Indy Park complex along Technology Drive between June 25 and Tuesday and stole property belonging to Sarah Flint and Shereika Methurin.

Investigators used photos and video recordings from the Indy Park security system to identify Koonce, police said.

District Judge Susanne Steffee set bond at $25,000 and scheduled a preliminary hearing for Monday in Homer City District Court.


White Township

Tires flattened

Somebody deflated the tires of a car owned by Amanda Wadsworth, of Indiana, between midnight and 7:30 a.m. Monday while the car was parked at 735 N. Fourth Ave., state police reported.



Loose dog

Indiana Borough police responded to a report of a large dog running loose at 1:40 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of Chestnut Street. According to a report, investigators found the dog belongs to Levent Akbay, and cited Akbay with a summary count of failing to confine the dog.



Scott Bernard told state police that someone stole a GPS device, several compact discs and registration information from his vehicle between June 22 and Tuesday while it was parked at 792 Main St.


Pine Township

Burglary attempt

Someone broke a door knob of a garage at Henry Krevel’s property at 3441 Nolo Road on Friday or Saturday, state police at Indiana reported.

Troopers at Indiana classified the incident as criminal mischief and attempted burglary, and asked anyone with information to contact police.


Plumcreek Township


An intruder climbed through a bathroom window at Whitesburg Auto Repair along State Route 2021 and stole tools, parts and cash worth $1,100 between 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday, state police reported.

The missing property includes a 3/8-inch air ratchet, a Max Flexhead air grinder, an Andersaw Ram brand air hammer, three catalytic converters and $250 in currency and coins.

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