Rossiter Man Faces Assault, Harassment Charges

handcuff-300x225BANKS TWP., Pa. (EYT) – Punxsutawney-based State Police say an assault occurred on Wells Drive, in Rossiter, Banks Township, Indiana County.

Around 8:00 p.m. on January 5, PSP Punxsutawney responded to the above location for a report of an assault.

Police say 55-year-old Steven Elvy Wells, Sr., of Rossiter, allegedly subjected a known, Rossiter woman to “unwanted physical contact.”

Wells was arraigned at 8:25 a.m. on January 8 in front of Magisterial District Judge Jennifer J. Rega.

He faces the following charges:

  • Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 2
  • Harassment – Subject Other to Physical Contact, Summary

Bail, which was set at $5,000.00 monetary, was posted by a Professional Bondsman.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on January 20 with Judge Rega presiding.


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