Published: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, 12:16 a.m.
Fleeing, eluding: Robson Jorge Souza DePaula, 30, of Arnold, is accused of leading state police on a Route 28 chase with speeds exceeding 100 mph.
Police said the Sunday chase at about 10:20 p.m. started near the rock slide area just south of the Harmarville exit and continued until DePaula pulled over.
He is also accused of speeding, careless driving, turn signal violations, driving a motorcycle at night without a permit, reckless driving and operating a motorcycle with an expired registration.
Police said paperwork was to be filed at the district judge's office in Sharpsburg.
Assault: State police said they charged Curt Shaner, 36, of the 700 block of Indiana Avenue, Avonmore, for an alleged incident involving a 36-year-old woman on Saturday.
He was also charged with harassment.
Theft: Someone took $4,000 to $5,000 worth of tree-cutting equipment from a Mt. Pleasant company's three trucks that were parked between 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Sunday along Scenic Drive, state police said.
Three Husqvarna 570 and two 445 model chain saws were taken as well a two Stihl trim saws, numerous lines and other items, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 724-543-2011.
Drunken driving: State police recently charged a Ford City man in the aftermath of a motorcycle crash on Sept. 5.
Police said Jonathan Richard Crawford, 27, was driving a Yamaha motorcycle on Clearfield Pike about 2:45 a.m. when he crashed into a guardrail, suffering what police described as minor injuries.
Crawford is charged with two counts of drunken driving, including one that indicates his blood-alcohol content was in excess of 0.16 percent. The legal limit for drivers is 0.08 percent. He also faces five summary traffic citations.
Drunken driving, resisting arrest: State police charged Kevin Michael Schmidt, 30, of Ford City following a traffic stop on Friday.
Police said Schmidt was stopped on Clearfield Pike about 2 a.m. and he allegedly showed signs of intoxication.
Police said Schmidt resisted being handcuffed, then urinated on the floor of the state police station in East Franklin.
He was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest, institutional vandalism, disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia and three summary driving offenses.
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