Indecent assaults

State police at Indiana are investigating two separate cases of indecent assaults involving small children.

In one case, a 3-year-old girl was brought to Indiana Regional Medical Center for examination regarding something reported to have happened between the start of this year and Oct. 4.

In another, state police and Indiana County Children & Youth Services are investigating an incident that occurred to a 9-month-old Cherry Tree-area boy sometime between the start of the year and Sept. 25 at an address in Montgomery Township.


Prison incident

State police at Indiana said Friday that two guards at the State Correctional Institution at Pine Grove, a 24-year-old Indiana man and a 30-year-old Clymer man, were assaulted by an inmate in an incident reported on Aug. 31 at 6:14 p.m. Troopers said the investigation into the incident at the prison along Fyock Road is ongoing.

Troopers assaulted

State police at Indiana said a 16-year-old Homer City-area girl has been arrested and placed in a juvenile facility after assaulting four troopers at 6:45 a.m. Friday while in their custody.

The troopers were a 26-year-old woman and men ages 29, 46 and 50.


Vehicle taken

A Penn Run man faces a preliminary hearing next month on charges that he made unauthorized use of a Forbes Energy Company vehicle which was to driven to West Virginia.

According to court records, Robert Bradley Finn III, 33, is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. before Homer City Magisterial District Judge Susanne V. Steffee.

State police at Indiana said Finn did not take the vehicle to the intended destination and kept possession of it until troopers encountered him on Aug. 18 at 11:59 p.m.

Troopers said Finn was processed at that time then released pending his hearing.


Spy camera

A woman told state police at Indiana that she located a suspected spy camera in her residence along Tanoma Road.

She believed the camera may have been in use between the start of the year and when she discovered it on Aug. 16. State police said Friday that their investigation is ongoing.



A 70-year-old Blairsville man said he sent $8,000 via UPS and received a package at 6:56 a.m. on Sept. 26. State police at Indiana said it is suspected that drugs were being sent in that package. Troopers said their investigation continues.



According to court records, Lindsey Morgan Marshall, 23, of Creekside, is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and other traffic violations on Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. before Hastings Magisterial District Judge Michael Zungali.

State police at Indiana said Marshall was stopped for summary violations on Sept. 22 at 1:54 a.m. on Peg Run and Shawna roads. Troopers said she was found to be under the influence and taken into custody, including a blood test at Miners Medical Center.