January 06, 2014 10:50 AM


Man jailed

Joshua Chriswell, 29, of Indiana, was held at Indiana County Jail following a traffic stop at 7:42 p.m. Sunday on the 200 block of Philadelphia Street, Indiana Borough police reported.

Investigators reported Chriswell was suspected of driving under the influence and was found with heroin and related contraband in his possession.

Police filed a criminal complaint this morning before District Judge Jennifer Rega, of Blairsville, charging Chriswell with a felony count of possession with intent to deliver drugs, two misdemeanor narcotics and paraphernalia possession charges, DUI, and two summary traffic offenses.


Burrell Township

Motorist jailed

A Clarion County man was lodged at Indiana County Jail early Sunday following a pursuit by state police over Route 119 in Center and Burrell townships.

Troopers reported Robert Galbraith, 50, of New Bethlehem, was detained to await charges after being taken into custody at 1:20 a.m.

White Township


Devin Webb hit Joseph Ferguson in the face and chest with a golf club several times during an altercation at 7:39 p.m. Dec. 23 at 220 Green Valley Road, state police reported.

Webb, 52, of Indiana, was charged Thursday in Homer City District Court with simple assault and harassment.

Police didn’t report a medical condition or address for Ferguson, 37.


East Wheatfield Township


Jeremiah Weaver told state police that someone caused $100 damage to the front door of his property at 50 Third Ave. between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday.


Derry Township, Westmoreland County

Attempted theft

Someone sent a fraudulent check to Harold Baker, 582 Longview Court, between Dec. 1 and 11, state police at Greensburg reported.

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