Criminal charges filed:

lRyan Lee Maxwell, 39, Shippenville.

Charged with strangulation, a second-degree felony; simple assault, a second-degree misdemeanor; and harassment, a summary, beginning around 9:16 p.m. March 28, in Shippenville.

State police Tpr. Joshua McGinnis responded to a report of an adult male allegedly striking and choking a juvenile female.

Police allegedly located Maxwell in front of the home. The alleged victim was inside the home and had suffered visible injuries.

The alleged victim told police Maxwell had struck several times, pulled her hair and grabbed her leg so hard the girl thought Maxwell was going to break the leg bone.

The girl told police Maxwell choked her and squeezed her mid-section.

Some of the incident was allegedly recorded on a device operated by another person at the scene.

Filed by McGinnis.

lTiffany M. Emert, 43, Knox.

Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a second-degree misdemeanor; and summary charges of careless driving, reckless driving, disregard of a traffic lane and failure to use seatbelts, March 27 in Elk Township.

Filed by state police Tpr. John J. Dubovi.

lBrandon Alley Williams, 25, East Brady.

Charged with stalking, a first-degree misdemeanor, and harassment, a summary, April 18 in Knox Borough.

Filed by state police Tpr. Stephen Galmarini.

The following cases involve summary offenses punishable by up to a $300 fine and 90 days in jail upon conviction.

lJakob Allen Holley, 18, Emlenton, and:

lJacob Eaton Rhoades, 19, Emlenton.

Both defendants are charged with criminal mischief at 4:16 p.m. March 28 along Snyder Grove Road in Salem Township after they allegedly were involved in an altercation with other during which each defendant damaged the other man's vehicle.

Filed by state police Tpr. Joshua McGinnis.

lErwin A. Hosteller, no age provided, Knox. Charged with violating fish and boat community rules March 31 in Salem Township. Filed by Fish and Boat commission Officer Greg Pochron.

lKevin S. Dunmire, 52, Plumville. Charged with two counts of violating fish and boat community rules March 31 in Salem Township. Filed by Fish and Boat commission Officer Greg Pochron.