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on July 30, 2014 10:49 AM


Drug, weapons charges

Indiana Borough police found Guy Moslak, of Clymer, carrying a set of brass knuckles and some marijuana at 6:07 p.m. July 20 on the 100 block of Philadelphia Street, according to a report.

Officers charged Moslak, 27, on Friday with possession of prohibited offensive weapons, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors, in a complaint filed at Indiana District Court.

District Judge Guy Haberl scheduled a preliminary hearing for Aug. 27.

Underage drinking

Borough police found Chelsea Guerra, 18, of Indiana and two 15-year-old juveniles intoxicated at 9:20 p.m. July 20 and learned that Ahmad Alaqeel, 32, of Indiana, had furnished alcohol to the minors outside the Sheetz convenience store at 380 Philadelphia St., according to a report. Alaqeel was charged Monday with a misdemeanor count of furnishing alcohol to minors, and Guerra was cited with a summary count of underage drinking.

Police reported both juveniles also have been charged with underage drinking and one was cited with violating the open container ordinance.


James Pugh, 52, of Dixonville, was charged Thursday by Indiana Borough police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at 5:58 p.m. July 19 in the 200 block of North Eighth Street.

A hearing is scheduled for Aug. 20 in Indiana District Court.


Ernest Michael III, 37, of Indiana, was charged by Indiana Borough police with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness in a complaint filed Friday at Indiana District Court.

Officers charged that Michael screamed profanities at pedestrians while he was intoxicated at 12:22 a.m. Friday on North Sixth Street between Philadelphia and Water streets.

A preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 21.

Youth cited

Borough police cited a 17-year-old boy with underage drinking during an unrelated investigation at 3:36 a.m. Sunday on the 600 block of Philadelphia Street, officers reported.

White Township


Officials of the Walmart store in SouthTowne Plaza reported to state police that a man stole several electronic children’s gaming items from the store at 12:30 p.m. July 22. Troopers gave no other description of the missing goods and provided no estimate of the loss.


Ryen Pedmo, of Allport, Clearfield County, told state police that some electronic devices were stolen between 6 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday by guests attending a party at his residence at Apartment 322, 100 Grove Lane.

Troopers gave no description of the stolen property.


State police reported somebody scratched the rear bumper of a car owned by Ashley Lefdahl, of Indiana, between 9:30 p.m. July 20 and 1:50 p.m. July 21, while it was parked at 1795 Getty Ave., and caused about $100 of damage.

Bell Township, Westmoreland County


Someone broke into the Bell Township municipal building at 2324 Route 380 between 2 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Tuesday and stole several Stihl brand tools, state police at Kiski Valley reported.

New Florence, Westmoreland County


Donald Jones, of New Florence, told state police that someone stole a Wilderness Aspire model kayak from the bed of his truck between 12:30 and 3 p.m. Saturday, while the truck was parked at 101 Chestnut St.

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