Armstrong Township


An Armstrong County man has been charged with trespassing on land near Shelocta while hunting just after noon Saturday.

Troopers at Indiana cited William Land II, of Apollo, with a summary count of criminal trespass and a traffic citation of trespass by motor vehicle, court records show.

Joseph Skursky, 72, told police that Land, 31, had parked a vehicle on his ground at 521 Line Road and gone hunting on his acreage without permission.

Clover Township, Jefferson County

Animal cruelty

State police reported someone fired three rounds from a shotgun at a horse along Mohney Road and wounded the animal with at least two shots.

Troopers from Punxsutawney said the horse was shot between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and asked anyone who knows about the gunfire to phone (814) 938-0510.

Vintondale, Cambria County

Car theft

Someone stole a red 2002 Ford Escort between 4 and 6 p.m. Nov. 2 from Griffith Street and wrecked it at 6:21 p.m. in Nanty Glo, state police at Ebensburg reported.

The driver fled after the car hit a house at 571 Second St., investigators said.

Police withheld the name of a 48-year-old woman who reported the car missing.