December 24, 2013 10:49 AM

Armstrong Township


At 7:45 p.m. Sunday, state police from the Indiana station found Douglas Lydic, 28, of Commodore, in a vehicle parked along Creek Road and he had suspected drugs in his possession, according to reports. Police said he was handcuffed and placed in a police cruiser while officers secured evidence at the scene.

Police said Lydic somehow managed to get the window down in the police vehicle and he crawled through the window and escaped.

About 11 a.m. Monday, Lydic was found and arrested by members of the State Police Fugitive Tracking Unit at his girlfriend’s residence in White Township, according to reports. Police identified her as Tiffany White, 25, of 574 Ben Franklin Road.

Lydic was charged with theft of the handcuffs he had on, receiving stolen property and escape.

White was charged with hindering apprehension and prosecution.

They were placed in the Indiana County Jail. Lydic was held in lieu of $25,000 bond and White was held in lieu of $10,000 bond.



Indiana University of Pennsylvania police were conducting a traffic stop at 12:15 a.m. Saturday on Maple Street at Garmen Avenue when Amber Krimin, 20, of Elkhard, Ind., obstructed the officers’ work by screaming profanities at them, according to reports.

Police said Krimin continued to interfere after being advised to keep quiet, and she punched one officer in the shoulder with her fist.

She was charged with simple assault, obstructing the administration of law, resisting arrest, public drunkenness and underage drinking, police said.



A burglar forced his way into an apartment in the 900 block of Church Street Sunday or Monday.

Indiana police said several items belonging to several residents were stolen.

Buffington Township

Suspect sought

State police at Indiana are asking for the help of the public in finding Jeremy Lamb, 43, of Homer City.

Police said Lamb pointed a shotgun at the head of Shiloh Lamb, 63, of Homer City, and threatened to kill her between 6 and 8:40 p.m. Monday.

Police said there is an arrest warrant for Jeremy Lamb. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call state police at (724) 357-1960.

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