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Indiana

Vandalism

Someone smashed all the windows of a Jeep Laredo between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, while it was parked on the 1200 block of School Street, according to Indiana Borough police.

Officers withheld the name of a woman who reported the damage.

White Township

Man acquitted

A district judge has dismissed accusations that a Seward man barged into his former girlfriend’s home near Indiana and accosted her.

Chad Croyle, 35, was cleared of charges of burglary, criminal trespass, simple assault and harassment at a preliminary hearing Monday before District Judge Christopher Welch in Clymer.

State police had charged that Croyle forced his way into a woman’s home at 104 Thunder Cloud Lane at 11:30 p.m. Aug. 2, grabbed her hair and knocked a cellphone from her hand when she tried to dial for help.

Armstrong Township

Corruption

State police investigated a report that someone contacted two girls, ages 12 and 13, from Dogwood Road between July 17 and 31 and forwarded inappropriate photos to them on Facebook Messenger.

East Mahoning Township

Suspect to face court

Brennan Buterbaugh, of Home, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday and opted to face adjudication in Indiana County Common Pleas Court on a charge that he made threats of violence against the Marion Center School District in early May.

Buterbaugh, 18, is charged with a first-degree misdemeanor count of making terroristic threats. State police at Indiana accused him of leveling the threats to school officials on May 3 and May 12. An investigation found that Buterbaugh had no access to weapons, police reported at the time of his arrest.

Buterbaugh remains free on unsecured bond while he awaits court action.

Canoe Township

Threats charge

State police on July 30 charged Samuel Whitfield, of Rossiter, with a first-degree misdemeanor count of making terroristic threats, accusing him of threatening a 43-year-old Rossiter man at 3:50 p.m. July 2 on Buffalo Lodge Road.

No other details of the incident were provided in a news release.

Whitfield, 67, is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing Sept. 16 in Clymer District Court.

Cowanshannock Township, Armstrong County

DUI

A 24-year-old Dayton man was suspected of driving under the influence during a traffic stop at 6:04 p.m. Sunday on West Main Street, state police reported.

Troopers discovered an open can of beer in the center console, a vaporizer cartridge and a rubber container with suspected THC wax in plain sight when they pulled the man over, and reported in a news release that the motorist failed a field sobriety test.

Charges hinge on the outcome of lab tests, according to the report.