Assault with injury investigated in Emporium….Butler driver arrested for DUI after tip off….Suspected child abuse probed by Coudersport state police…Alleged indecent assault investigated by state police at Mansfield….Lawrenceville woman cited for speeding after crash…variety of organizations raise awareness about hunger….
State police at Emporium are continuing to investigate an assault causing serious bodily injury in Emporium. Troopers were called to 210 W. 4th Street in that town early Sunday morning and found out that a 65 year old Emporium man had been a victim of an assault by a known suspect two days earlier. The victim was taken to Penn Highlands Elk by Emporium ambulance.
Emporium troopers arrested a 44 year old Butler, PA man for DUI after being tipped off by a Driftwood resident that the suspect was driving his vehicle on Bennett’s Creek Road Friday night under the influence. Police did not release his name but say they arrested him for DUI.
A report of suspected child abuse is being investigated by state police at Coudersport. Police were notified when a two year old boy appeared at a local hospital on August 20 with injuries in various stages of healing.
Troopers at Mansfield are investigating an alleged indecent assault taking place on Spruce Street in Blossburg victimizing a 12 year old girl between January 1, 2020 and this past August 12.
A Lawrenceville woman has been cited for speeding following a one-vehicle mishap on the East Lawrence Road in Lawrence Township last Tuesday evening. Troopers report Anna Muth was going west, making a left curve when her 2008 Chevrolet PT Cruiser went off the road and onto the north shoulder where it struck a ditch. The car continued through the ditch until its end, then went back onto the road where it came to rest.
The Departments of Agriculture and Human Services were joined last week by Minority Chair of the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Senator Judy Schwank and charitable food organizations at the Capitol Hunger to raise awareness of programs addressing food insecurity in Pennsylvania during Hunger Action Month.
The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) is an example of how farmers and food processors can support Pennsylvanians in need. PASS has distributed more than 23 million
pounds of surplus food from farmers to Pennsylvanians in need, while simultaneously generating more than $40 million in economic output. More than 80 different Pennsylvania products have been sourced from 189 farmers, processors, and growers located in 50 counties across the commonwealth.
Food insecurity is capable of impacting seniors, college students, young families, and everyone in between,” according to Sen. Schwank who added, “For nearly two million Pennsylvanians, going to bed hungry is a familiar and unfortunate reality.
For more resources and programs to help Pennsylvanians access nutritious foods, including the Senior Food Box Program and the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, visit the Department of Agriculture’s website.