POLICE, FIRE

Farrell police

• Donald James Slater, 38, of 48 Clarksville St., Greenville, was charged June 10 with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 4:57 p.m. May 30 in the 1000 block of Beechwood Avenue. Police said he was found to be in possession of a substance suspected to be heroin, and four syringes and a metal spoon with residue.

• Jessica Marie Stinedurf, 30, of 509 Pennsylvania Ave., Farrell, was charged with neglect of animals, and other animal-related offenses. Police said officers received a report at 7:14 p.m. June 10 that two pit bull-mixed breed dogs were left in a house at 800 Wallis Ave. Police said all of the house’s windows were shut and the dogs had no food or water. Police said Stinedurf told them she had left the dogs in the care of Christopher Eddi Dunlap, 31, of 800 Wallis Ave., Farrell, police said. Dunlap was charged with neglect of animals in the case.

Greenville-West Salem Township police

• Brandon E. Nelson, 27, Saxonburg, was charged with public intoxication and trespass after police responded at 9:43 p.m. June 11 to the area of Main Street and College Avenue for a report of an intoxicated man. Police said Nelson was intoxicated with a controlled substance.

• Joshua J. Miller, 30, Greenville, was charged with strangulation, assault, reckless endangerment, harassment and disorderly conduct after police responded to a reported incident at 5:11 p.m. June 7 at Taylor and Jefferson streets. Police said he attacked a victim.

• Brian M. Youngblood, 40, Greenville, was charged with indirect criminal contempt after police received a call for a reported protection from abuse order violation at 8:26 p.m. June 5 on South Mercer and York streets. Police said Youngblood harassed and argued with the victim during child custody exchanges.

Hempfield Township police

• Jayd Fisher, 29, Greenville, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after police said they stopped him as he was riding a dirt bike without a license plate at 5:58 p.m. May 25 in the sub-100 block of Hamburg Road. Police said they smelled marijuana and found a backpack containing a small amount of a substance suspected to be marijuana and a smoking device.

• William Davis Jr., 59, Transfer, was charged with unsworn falsification and statement under penalty after police said he tried to purchase a firearm from a supplier at 3 p.m. Feb. 4 in the 100 block of Leech Road. Police said the purchase was declined due to a previous criminal history discovered during a background check. Police said Davis provided false information in the application.

• Hali Hoover, 18, Greenville, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 4:52 p.m. June 8 in the sub-100 block of Hamburg Road. Police said they smelled marijuana and found a substance suspected to be marijuana and a smoking device.

Grove City police

• Cooper Industrial Commons, 180 Lincoln Avenue, received a citation June 14. Police said they issued the citation after the company’s fourth false alarm activation in a 12-month period.

• Someone attempted to break into a vehicle some time between 8 a.m. June 5 and 9 a.m. June 12 in the 600 block of South Center Street, police said. Police said the car’s window was damaged during the break-in attempt.

• Police responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 4:12 p.m. June 15 in the 700 block of West Main Street. Police said Nathan Knopp, 21, Mercer, was driving a car that hit the rear end of a car driven by Ashley Morrison, 27, Mercer. Police said the impact pushed Morrison’s car into a car driven by Travis Carroll, 37, Grove City.

Hermitage police

• Ryan Michael Gavala, 37, of 1883 Christy Road, Hermitage, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and public drunkenness after a report to police at 9:34 a.m. June 9 to Quality Inn, 3200 S. Hermitage Road. Police said they found a spoon with white residue, a lighter, two needles and a plastic pipe used for smoking crack in his possession.

EDITOR’S NOTE: These reports are taken from police files and do not indicate guilt or innocence.