State Police

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

Woman dies in fire

FARMINGTON TWP. Tpr. Joshua Bauer reports an 87-year-old Leeper died in a 9:52 a.m. Nov. 14 residential fire along State Route 66 just north of Leeper in Farmington Township. The deceased woman, who was not identified by police, was found in the remains of the home after firefighters from Farmington and Washington townships and Marienville extinguished the blaze.

Clarion County Coroner Daniel Shingledecker pronounced the woman dead at the scene.

The fire is believed to be accidental in nature. The investigation is ongoing.

DUI alleged

CLARION TWP. Tpr. Michael Stutsman reports a 37-year-old Monongahela man faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol at 1:01 a.m. Nov. 14 along Waterson Road in Clarion Township after he was stopped for a traffic law violation.

Woman assaulted

CLARION TWP. Tpr. Jacob Beers reports a 44-year-old Brookville man faces charges of assault after he and a 38-year-old Clarion woman were involved in an altercation at 11:48 p.m. Nov. 11 along Moon Lane in Clarion Township.

Domestic incident

ELK TWP. Tpr. Patrick Berggren reports he responded to an altercation between a father and son at 6:51 p.m. Oct. 20 along Glenn Road in Elk Township. No further information was released. The incident report was posted Nov. 15.

STRATTANVILLE - A woman accused of stealing more than $70,000 from the Strattanville Volunteer Fire Department was sentenced Oct. 6 in Clarion County Court to serve seven years on probation.

CLARION - A Clarion County jury Sept. 24 convicted Floyd Harry Watson, 45, Knox, on 111 charges relating to the rape of a girl over a six-year period.

ELK TWP. -- Pamela J. Raybuck, 66, Kossuth, Sept. 15 pleaded guilty to one count of reckless driving resulting in death, a summary offense, and has paid a fine and court costs totaling $610.

LOWER BURRELL - A member of the Clarion-Limestone School Board faces an Oct. 19 preliminary hearing on charges he was driving under the influence of alcohol at 1:27 a.m. Aug. 21 in the City of Lower Burrell, Westmoreland County.