Indiana Borough police reported that two vehicles were apparently damaged by a hit-and-run vehicle at 6 p.m. Wednesday while they were parked in the 600 block of South Fourth Street.

The parked vehicles showed a transfer of white paint, according to police. No other details were given.

Drug charge

Police discovered suspected marijuana in the possession of an Indiana man, 21, during an encounter at 7:08 p.m. Sept. 4 in the 1000 block of Philadelphia Street, according to a report released Wednesday.

The suspect has not yet been charged.

Man cited

James Sims, of Blairsville, was cited with public drunkenness at 1:37 a.m. Friday, when borough police discovered him to be under the influence of alcohol and a danger to himself, according to a report.

Police encountered Sims in the 600 block of Philadelphia Street, according to a report.



A 67-year-old man from Indiana was suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and prescribed drugs at 11:15 a.m. Dec. 17 when state troopers investigated a crash on Oakland Avenue at the entrance to SouthTowne Plaza. The driver has not yet been charged, court records show.



State police reported that a motorist from Allegheny County fled from the scene of a collision at 3:35 p.m. Oct. 7 on Leech Avenue at Hopewell Avenue.

The driver, a 22-year-old woman from Verona, was driving a stolen vehicle, according to a report released today.

Police withheld the suspect’s name and didn’t report whether charges were filed.



A Blairsville-area woman, 54, reported to state police that someone used her credit card on Dec. 2 to purchase $496 of merchandise online from Walmart.

Investigators determined that two suspects picked up the goods — a mopping robot and a cord-free vacuum sweeper — then returned them in exchange for a gift card at a Walmart store in Monaca, Beaver County.

“Walmart loss prevention was able to positively identify one of the suspects,” troopers at Indiana reported.

Online court records show no charges have been filed in the case.



State police reported that someone pretending to be a Capital One bank employee telephoned Evelyn Mangus at her home along Route 403 on Sept. 27 and elicited her personal account information in a ruse concerning a debt-consolidation offer.

The caller then applied $4,998 of charges to Mangus’ account, according to investigators.



A 63-year-old man from Home was arrested and tested for driving under the influence following a two-vehicle accident on Route 85 at Baker Trail Road at 6:49 p.m. Dec. 30.

State police at Indiana gave no other details of the accident and withheld the names of both drivers.

The suspect, according to the report, drove a Subaru Forester. No charges have been filed.