William Balint, 38, of Indiana, was charged with damaging an attended vehicle or property, driving under suspension and following too closely after a vehicle he was driving struck another vehicle in the 500 block of Philadelphia Street at 5 p.m. Nov. 25, according to borough police. Police said Balint fled the scene shortly after the collision.

Alcohol violation

Katelynn Haines, 29, of Indiana, was cited with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct following a disturbance in the 700 block of Klondyke Avenue at 12:20 a.m. Nov. 23, borough police reported.

Drug violation

Larry Griffith Jr., 30, of Indiana, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and public drunkenness after borough police responded to a report of an intoxicated man in the street in the 1200 block of Oakland Avenue at 9:36 p.m. Nov. 23, according to police.

Criminal mischief

A window of a rental property at 128 N. Fifth St. was broken between Nov. 18-22, borough police reported. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police at (724) 349-2121.

Criminal trespass

An unidentified person attempted to climb through a window at a residence in the 500 block of Locust Street at 10:24 p.m. Saturday, according to borough police.


Samantha Riley, 23, of Indiana, was cited with simple assault and harassment following an altercation with another woman in the 800 block of Wayne Avenue at 2:50 a.m. Oct. 15, borough police reported Sunday.


Criminal mischief

Someone carved “Satan loves you” into the wall in the men’s restroom at First Unitarian Universalist Church, 285 Twolick Drive, which was discovered at 6 p.m. Nov. 24, state police at Indiana reported. They said the investigation is ongoing.

Retail theft

Robert Stripling, 34, of Sagamore, was cited in connection with multiple retail thefts at Walmart, 3100 Oakland Ave., on Nov. 9 at 9:38 p.m., state police at Indiana reported. He is accused of taking items valued at $844.90.


Cameron Fazden, 23, of Indiana, an employee of Walmart, 3100 Oakland Ave., was charged with theft after state police at Indiana said he stole $200 from the cash register during his shift on Nov. 20.



Tools valued at $7,765 were stolen from a garage at Tri-Star Motors along Route 22 between Nov. 16-18, state police at Indiana reported.