Drug Violation

• Kerin Bechtel, 19, of Plymouth Meeting; and Maggie Pearce, 18, of North East, were charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at 10:32 p.m. April 7 at the IUP parking garage, according to the IUP University Police Department. 

Alcohol Violations

• Christopher Joswick, 18, of Yardley, was cited with underage drinking at 12:02 a.m. April 6 in Pratt Drive at Folger Hall, according to university police. 

• Travis Kendrick, 27, of Indiana, was found under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and was arrested for public drunkenness at 1:26 a.m. April 7 in the 500 block of Philadelphia Street, according to the Indiana Borough Police Department. 

• Bernie Smeak, 25, of Stoystown, reportedly struck a male on the sidewalk and was issued citations for public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and harassment at 2:02 a.m. April 8 in the 500 block of Philadelphia Street, according to borough police. 

Simple Assault 

• Dacoda Karvaski, 21, of Nazareth, reportedly hit, punched, scratched and grabbed the hair of her roommate during  confrontation, blaming her roommate for theft, and was charged with simple assault and harassment at 11:30 a.m. April 8 at 663 Locust St., according to borough police.

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