• Christopher L. Silvis Jr., 18, of 1101 S. Lake Road, Jefferson Township, was charged with theft and receiving stolen property for stealing his father’s tree stand from his dad’s home Oct. 22 to get back at him for kicking him out of the house, police said. Silvis sold the stand in Mercer, police said.
• Joshua L. Schafer, 27, of 1263 Mercer-Greenville Road, Jefferson Township, was charged with simple assault and harassment for getting a woman in a stranglehold at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 19 in the 400 block of South Otter Street, police said.
DRUNKEN DRIVING ARRESTS
• Derek F. Ladebu, 24, of Slippery Rock; Oct. 5 on Lake Road near Charleston Road, where his truck crashed into woods; also charged with driving at an unsafe speed.
• Dacoda J. Traeger, 21, of 917 Old Ash Road, Springfield Township; Oct. 4 at South Otter and East Butler streets; also charged with running a stop sign, driving at an unsafe speed, reckless driving and careless driving.