Criminal charges filed:

lJessie Lee Yarger, 44, Kittanning.

Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor, June 2 in New Bethlehem.

Filed by state police Tpr. Ryan T. Wilson.

lJohn Edward Pinson, 55, Shippenville.

Charged with simple assault, a second-degree misdemeanor; and harassment, a summary, Sept. 16 in Limestone Township.

Filed by state police Tpr. Sean Floor.

lWendy Lynne Hiles, 41, Petrolia.

Charged with hindering apprehension, a third-degree felony; illegal use of documents, a first-degree misdemeanor; resisting arrest, a second-degree misdemeanor; disorderly conduct as a third-degree misdemeanor; and possession of drug paraphernalia, an unclassified misdemeanor, Oct. 1 in East Brady.

Filed by state police Tpr. Tate M. Allison.

lScott Paul Drenning, 22, New Bethlehem.

Charged with criminal mischief, a third-degree misdemeanor; and criminal trespass and harassment as summary offenses, Sept. 11 in Redbank Township.

Filed by New Bethlehem Police Chief Robert D. Malnofsky Jr.

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

lAllen Ceffee Griffin III, 26, Philadelphia. Charged with harassment and defiant trespass by communication Sept. 16 in Rimersburg. Filed by New Bethlehem Police Officer Christopher E. Airgood.

lPatricia Cipolla, 77, East Brady. Charged with harassment Sept.1 8 in East Brady. Filed by New Bethlehem Police Officer Christopher E. Airgood.

lKristen McGiffin, 40, Sligo. Charged with violating the state's mandatory school attendance law by allowing a child in her care to miss instruction provided by Union School District Aug. 25 in Madison Township.

lCheyenne Hetrick, 27, Rimersburg. Charged with disorderly conduct Sept. 17 in Rimersburg. Filed by New Bethlehem Police Officer Taylor T. Smith.

lDillon Trice, 29, Rimersburg. Charged with disorderly conduct Sept. 17 in Rimersburg. Filed by New Bethlehem Police Officer Taylor T. Smith.

lStephen Charles Sleigher, 37, Rimersburg. Charged with harassment Sept. 19 in Madison Township. Filed by state police Tpr. Brian Tanner.

lKimberly Marie Lipinski, 49, Fairmount City. Charged with harassment Sept. 24 in Limestone Township. Filed by state police Tpr. Joshua McGinnis.

lDebra S. Dinger, 62, Summerville. Charged with harassment Sept. 9 in New Bethlehem. Filed by New Bethlehem Police Chief Robert D. Malnofsky Jr.

lDillon James Trice, 29, Clarion. Charged with harassment Sept. 25 in Rimersburg. Filed by New Bethlehem Police Officer Jonathan R. Smith.

lDanica Clarissa Watson, 29, Rimersburg. Charged with harassment Sept. 25 in Rimersburg. Filed by New Bethlehem Police Officer Jonathan R. Smith.

lMelinda Mechling, no age provided, Parker. Charged with unlawful confinement and control of an animal Oct. 11 in Perry Township. Filed by state dog law warden Matthew Patrick.

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.