Criminal charges filed:

lMichael Wayne Buzzard, 37, Clarion.

Charged with burglary, a first-degree felony; criminal trespass, a second-degree felony; driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor; and summary charges of criminal mischief, damaging property by vehicle, careless driving and leaving the scene of a crash involving damage to unattended property at 11:32 p.m. Jan. 26 in Clarion Borough.

Police responded to a report of someone driving a blue Toyota Tundra truck onto a yard, spinning up grass and mud and then departing along Heidrick Street and Grand Avenue.

Police located the truck in a parking lot and called in for owner information.

During that time police were approached by an adult male later identified as Buzzard.

Police allege Buzzard appeared to be unsteady on his feet.

Buzzard approached police and admitted the truck belonged to him.

Buzzard allegedly had a strong odor of alcohol on is breath, red, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.

Police allegedly observed grass and mud on the truck.

Buzzard denied driving in anyone's yard and said he parked in the parking lot to ask a female friend for a place to stay overnight.

Buzzard failed field sobriety tests. A portable breathe test indicated Buzzard had consumed alcohol prior to testing.

Buzzard allegedly declined to submit to blood testing until he was allowed to "speak to officer Rob" of the state police.

Because he refused to submit to blood testing, Buzzard was transported to the Clarion Borough police station where he was released to his grandmother.

On Jan. 27, a female resident of an apartment near the parking lot in which Buzzard stopped the previous night contacted police to report her apartment had been entered while she was away.

The woman reported someone had entered her apartment via a window and had knocked several items off a coffee table.

Advised Buzzard had been the area that night, the woman said she had broken up with Buzzard several weeks earlier and she had told him that he was no longer welcome at her residence.

Buzzard allegedly left nearly 20 messages for the woman that night.

Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer Roger Wright.

lJohn Michael Shingledecker, 28, Clarion.

Charged with making repairs to and/or selling an offensive weapon, a first-degree misdemeanor; possession of a controlled substance, and three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, all unclassified misdemeanors, at 2:15 p.m. Jan. 8 in Clarion Borough.

Clarion County Adult Probation contacted Clarion Borough police to report its suspicions Shingledecker might be in possession of controlled substances after he was unable to provide a urine sample for more than three hours at the probation office.

Police and probation officers went to Shingledecker's home where they were given access to his room by his father.

Officers allegedly found a plastic bag containing white powder residue.

After obtaining a search warrant, police returned to the home and allegedly found two pipe commonly used for ingesting controlled substances, a bag containing meth and a set of brass knuckles.

Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer William R. Scheckler Sr.

lKaitlyn Nicole Ace, 18, Clarion.

Charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, an unclassified misdemeanor, at 9:45 a.m. Jan. 8 in Clarion Borough.

Clarion County Adult Probation conducted a probation required home inspection and allegedly found a set of digital scales with white powder residue. A razor blade also was seized.

Filed by Clarion County Chief Detective William H. Peck IV.

lSteven Randal Profitt, 29, Burnsville, N.C.

Charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a misdemeanor; and public drunkenness, a summary, at 12:13 a.m. Dec. 29, 2019, in Clarion Borough.

Police allegedly observed Profitt stagger when walking from his car into a convenience store.

Profitt exited the store and re-entered his vehicle on the driver's side.

Police observed Profitt make a sudden stop in the parking lot. The passenger's side door opened and the occupant vomited onto the parking lot.

Police approached the vehicle and asked Profitt if the female passenger needed medical assistance.

Profitt allegedly said the woman was OK, but she had too much to drink earlier in the evening.

Profitt allegedly had very glassy and bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.

Profitt allegedly told police he had consumed one beer.

Profitt failed field sobriety tests.

A blood test established his blood alcohol content level at .157 percent.

Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer Evan T. Maxwell.

lJesse Allen Collier, 30, Reynoldsville.

Charged with criminal mischief, two counts of theft and receiving stolen property, classifications not provided, at 9:59 p.m. Nov. 26, 2019, in Clarion Borough.

A female Clarion University student contacted police to report a window in her car had been smashed and her purse taken from the front seat.

The purse contained approximately $300, credit cards, checkbook and personal identification.

A surveillance tape and other information helped identify Collier as a suspect.

Police later received word Collier was in police custody in Reynoldsville.

Collier was interviewed there and allegedly admitted he smashed the window and took the purse.

Filed by Clarion University Public Safety Officer Keaton Mahoney.

lThomas Jerome Warren Jr., 20, Sugar Grove.

Charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, both unclassified misdemeanors; and driving after dusk without lights, a summary, at 1:24 a.m. Jan. 22 in Clarion Borough.

Police stopped Warren after allegedly observing him driving after dark without headlights.

Police allegedly detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana in the vehicle. Warren allegedly said friends had smoked marijuana in the car but he had not.

Police allegedly found a partial smoke "blunt" and a Mason jar containing marijuana in the vehicle.

Filed by Maxwell.

lBrian Beabout, 48, East Brady.

Charged with the manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, an unclassified felony; possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, both unclassified misdemeanors; and criminal use of a communication facility, a third-degree felony at 3:15 p.m. Jan. 15 in Clarion Borough.

Beabout tested positive for drug use at an adult probation office visit.

Probation officers allegedly found text messages on Beabout's telephone indicating he had been involved in buying and selling controlled substances.

Beabout allegedly admitted to probation officers he had two doses of morphine in his vehicle he intended to sell.

Filed by Clarion County Chief Detective William H. Peck IV.

lWilliam Edward Cronin III, 38, Clarion.

Charged with strangulation, a second-degree felony; simple assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, all as second-degree misdemeanors; and harassment, a summary, at noon Jan. 28 Oakwood Acres in Clarion Township.

Police responded to a third-party location to interview a female victim who reported Cronin had assaulted her.

The woman said attempted to wake Cronin so he could report to a rehab appointment.

The woman told police Cronin became angry and punched her in the face.

The woman said Cronin then choked her until she passed out.

The woman said she told Cronin she could not breathe and he allegedly replied, "Good."

The woman said she came to find Cronin had bit her arm and was pulling her hair.

Police went to the residence and found Cronin there. Cronin allegedly refused to cooperate with police and refused to comply with their directives.

Police allege Cronin then defecated on himself in a failed attempt to avoid being transported.

Filed by state police Tpr. Ryan Drayer.

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

lJosiah D. Auker, 22, Mifflintown. Charged with illegal taking or possession of big game at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 6, 2019, in Clarion Township. Filed by Pennsylvania Game Warden Steven J. Ace.

lZalyea Taseana Puryear, 18, Clarion, and:

lSammer Rasheed Faulk, 25, Clarion.

Both defendants are charged with harassment (striking a male victim) at 9 p.m. Jan. 12 in Clarion Township. Filed by state police Tpr. Evan Cyphert.

lBenjamin David Thomas, 27, Quarryville. Charged with public drunkenness Jan. 18 in Clarion Borough. Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer William R. Scheckler Sr.

lPatti Bobbert, no age provided, Shippenville. Charged with violating the state mandatory school attendance law by allowing a child in her care to miss classes Dec. 9, 2019, at Clarion Area High School.

lEmily Haight, no age provided, Summerville. Charged with two counts of issuing bad totaling $90 May 28 and June 1, 2019, to Frampton Oil Co. of Oil City. The checks were allegedly issued in Clarion Township. Filed by the victim.

lMarquita S. Wagner, 32, Fairmount City. Charged with two counts of issuing bad totaling $60 Feb. 28 and March 5, 2019, to Frampton Oil Co. of Oil City. The checks were allegedly issued in Clarion Township. Filed by the victim.

lSharnise J. Riddle, no age provided, Battle Creek, Mich. Charged with two counts of issuing bad totaling $77 June 19 and Sept. 19, 2019, to Frampton Oil Co. of Oil City. The checks were allegedly issued in Clarion Township. Filed by the victim.

lRiley Scott Slagle, 18, Clarion. Charged with public drunkenness at 1 a.m. Jan. 19 in Clarion Township. A portable breath test established Slagle's BAC at .187 percent. Filed by state police Tpr. John Dubovi.

lDennis A. Divins, 37, Clarion. Charged with issuing a $30 bad check Aug. 26, 2019, to Frampton Oil Co. of Oil City. The check was allegedly issued in Clarion Township. Filed by the victim.

lDanae A. Parrett, 2, Clarion. Charged with issuing a $40 bad check June 19, 2019, to Frampton Oil Co. of Oil City. The check was allegedly issued in Clarion Township. Filed by the victim.

lNicole M. Steele, no age provided, Marble. Charged with two counts of issuing bad totaling $73 Jan. 26, 2017, and Jan. 30, 2018, to Frampton Oil Co. of Oil City. The checks were allegedly issued in Clarion Township. Filed by the victim.

lShawn Page, 37, Oakridge. Charged with issuing a $20 bad check Oct. 16, 2018, to Frampton Oil Co. of Oil City. The check was allegedly issued in Clarion Township. Filed by the victim.

lJohn Goodman, no age provided, Strattanville. Charged with violating the state mandatory school attendance law by allowing a child in his care to miss classes Jan. 7 at Clarion-Limestone High School.

lLeteesha VanRiper, 37, Clarion. Charged with violating the state mandatory school attendance law by allowing a child in her care to miss classes Jan. 17 at Clarion-Limestone High School.

lTyler Lane Gabler, 27, Clarion. Charged with harassment (left a harassing message) at 4 p.m. Jan. 24 in Clarion Borough. Filed by Clarion Borough Police Officer Neil S. Kemmer.