March 30, 2014 1:49 AM


Citations issued

Damion Terry Jr., 18, of Erie, Erie County, was cited by state police with public drunkenness at 11 p.m. March 17 on Wayne Avenue at Grant Street. Online court records show Terry pleaded guilty to the count and was fined $641.

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Zachary Reott, 21, of Butler, Butler County, was cited by borough police at 3:22 a.m. March 9 with public urination at 612 Philadelphia St.

Reott pleaded guilty and paid a fine and costs of $371.

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Drae Johnson, 21, of New Kensington, Westmoreland County, was cited with public drunkenness at 11:52 p.m. March 9 on the 600 block of Philadelphia Street, borough police reported.

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Borough police cited Jordan Steinhart, 18, of Columbus, Ohio, with disorderly conduct stemming from a disturbance at 11:05 p.m. March 8 in the Sheetz store along Wayne Avenue.

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Tara Waldo, 21, of Pittsburgh, was cited with a violation of the borough noise ordinance at 12:28 a.m. March 7 on the 700 block of South Seventh Street, according to borough police.

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Borough police cited Katie Seebohm, 22, of California, Washington County, with violation of the open container ordinance and scattering rubbish at 8:14 p.m. March 8, when officers said she discarded a wine bottle on the 200 block of South Seventh Street.

Seebohm pleaded guilty and was fined $564.50 court records show.

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Two men found fighting at 8:29 p.m. March 7 in the 400 block of South Seventh Street were cited by Indiana Borough police.

Zachary Fridley, of Indiana, and Philip Weremeychik, of New Kensington, Westmoreland County, were each cited with disorderly conduct; Fridley also was charged with public drunkenness.

Online court records show Fridley, 22, pleaded guilty to the charges and was ordered to pay $964.50 in fines and costs; Weremeychik pleaded guilty and paid fines and costs of $441.

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Brendan Gardill, 19, of Mount Joy, Lancaster County, was cited with public drunkenness by state police at 4:20 p.m. March 8 on Wayne Avenue near Grant Street.


Indiana police are investigating the theft of four red plastic 5-gallon fuel cans, full of fuel, from a residence along the 800 block of Philadelphia Street.

Police said the cans and fuel were stolen Wednesday or Thursday.

Drug violations

Indiana police said Ernest Rivers, 22, and John Owens, 21, both of Pittsburgh, had marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia in their possession when they were in the 1300 block of Oakland Avenue on Nov. 16.

Police said felony arrest warrants were issued for both men on charges of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

They were taken into custody without incident Friday and placed in the Indiana County Jail to await arraignment.

Public drunkenness

State police at Indiana said Jordan Hanau, 21, of Bethel Park, got into an argument with the staff at the Sheetz store along South Seventh Street at 7:10 p.m. March 8.

Troopers escorted him out of the store and told him to leave, but a few minutes later he returned and demanded to be paid a penny for his inconvenience.

He was cited for public drunkenness.

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Tyler Pharis, 18, of Emporium, was seen highly intoxicated at 8:07 p.m. March 7 along the 800 block of Garman Avenue.

He was transported to Indiana Regional Medical Center due to his level of intoxication and was admitted to the hospital.

Indiana police cited him for public drunkenness and underage drinking.

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At 11:28 p.m. March 7, Karlie Vogt, 19, of Lansdale, was observed highly intoxicated inside the Giant Eagle Express along South Seventh Street.

Indiana police cited her for public drunkenness and underage drinking and released her to a sober adult.

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Indiana police responded at 2:12 p.m. March 8 to the Sheetz at 768 Wayne Ave. for a report of males possibly fighting.

Officers found Anthony Oddo, 20, of Virginia Beach, intoxicated and arguing with people and causing a disturbance in the store’s parking lot.

He was arrested for underage drinking and public drunkenness.

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Indiana police said Quamir Mathis, 21, of Philadelphia, was fighting with other males along the 600 block of School Street at 9:40 p.m. March 8.

He was charged with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.


Underage drinking

Indiana police charged Marc Malloy, 20, of Pittsburgh, with underage drinking after he created a disturbance at the Sheetz store, 768 Wayne Ave., at 7:54 p.m. March 8.

Drug violation

Indiana police said Anthony Brajdic, 18, of North Versailles, had a marijuana smoking pipe in his possession at 11:57 p.m. March 4 along the 1000 block of Fleming Avenue.

He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.


Indiana police are investigating a hit-and-run traffic accident that happened between 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. Thursday along the first block of South Seventh Street.

Buffington Township


Walter Henry, 28, of Homer City, was charged by state police with driving under the influence and two summary traffic offenses following a traffic stop at 2:33 a.m. Feb. 22 on Camerons Road at Shortcut Road.

Burrell Township

Disorderly conduct

State police reported Harold Ruffner, of Black Lick, made threats at 11:35 a.m. March 5 to bring a pistol and damage the building at Lynn Haven Personal Care Home, 185, Grant St, where he is a resident.

Troopers charged Ruffner, 49, with disorderly conduct.

Green Township

Bad check

State police reported a Mahaffey man is suspected of writing a personal check for $1,508.16 on an account with insufficient funds for payment to H&H Supply on Jan. 3.

Police withheld the suspect’s name and reported no charges have been filed.

Burglary reported

Tonya Huey, of 714 Vanderbilt St., Commodore, reported to state police that someone cut a lock on a shed at her residence between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday and stole 11 bags of aluminum cans and a pair of car ramps.

Loyalhanna Township, Westmoreland County


Josh Cornman, of Latrobe, reported to state police that a northbound vehicle sideswiped his southbound car at 2:45 p.m. Sunday on Route 981 near Harvat Road, and failed to stop at the scene.

Troopers at Kiski Valley gave no description of the hit-and-run vehicle or driver. No one was reported to be injured.

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State police reported a 2020 Pontiac Sunfire crashed at 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Route 981 at Pump Station Road and that the driver fled the scene. No other details were provided.

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