State Police

All information contained in the following police reports is taken directly from official state police releases, unless otherwise noted.

Rimersburg man arrested for DUI

FAIRVIEW TWP. Tpr. Austin Griffith of the state police barracks at Butler reports Shawn Myers, 44, Rimersburg, was taken into custody at 10:40 a.m. June 7 along Red Bud Road in Fairview Township, Butler County, after police recognized Myers and knew he was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Upon contact with Myers, police detected signs of intoxication and Myers now faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Drug possession

STRATTANVILLE Tpr. Tate Allison reports a 29-year-old Shippenville man faces charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver at 7:43 p.m. May 17 along Main Street in Strattanville after the suspect was stopped for a traffic law violation.

Emlenton man charged in fight

PARKER Tpr. W. Nadolsky of the state police barracks at Butler reports Gary Whitling, 25, Emlenton, faces charges of assault at 9:30 p.m. June 9 at a Parker bar after he allegedly was involved in a confrontation with a 22-year-old Parker man and a 25-year-old Karns City woman, both of whom suffered injuries.