August 29, 2013 10:50 AM



A woman told Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus police that a man she did not know followed her at 2 a.m. Wednesday on a sidewalk near Keith Hall, pushed her to the ground, then crouched over her and looked at her.

According to a campus police news release, the man fled when the woman began to scream.

The suspect was reported to be a white man about 5-foot-10 or 5-foot-11 with a muscular build, who weighed about 200 pounds, had dark hair, was clean-shaven and wore glasses, dark blue jeans, white tennis shoes with black stripes and a black hoodie.

The man would face charges of disorderly conduct and harassment, police reported.

South Mahoning Township

Terroristic threats

Timothy McCausland Sr., 48, of Home, was lodged at the Indiana County Jail after he reportedly pointed a shotgun at Charlene McCausland’s head at 7 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Main Street.

State police reported that he fled the area and was arrested nearby.

Troopers charged him with misdemeanor counts of making terroristic threats and simple assault, and summary counts of harassment and public drunkenness.

District Judge George Thachik set bond at $25,000 and scheduled a preliminary hearing for Sept. 10 in Clymer District Court.

Derry Township, Westmoreland County


Daniel Jenkins, 21, of Blairsville, was charged Tuesday by state police at Greensburg with driving under the influence and three summary traffic infractions related to a traffic stop at 2:56 a.m. July 31 on Route 982 at McCullough Road. In a news release, police gave no other details of the incident.

Online court records show a preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 16 in Bradenville District Court.



Carol Diane Franklin, 48, of Rural Valley, and Linda Jean Brocious, 40, of Rural Valley, were cited for harassment following an altercation between the two on Saturday night at the We Gotta Bar & Grill, 1448 State Route 1042, according to state police in Kittanning.

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