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Daily News Stories for Monday, September 22, 2014:
A Beaver woman is facing charges after allegedly striking a man and two children at a youth football game Sunday afternoon. According to police, the incident happened at the Ambridge Area High School around 2 p.m. When police arrived, a man stated a woman attacked him and punched "several children in the face". The woman has been identified as 30-year-old Autumn Stubbs. Stubbs was taken into custody and is facing several charges, including aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of children, simple assault and disorderly conduct.
Police were called to Ambridge High School after a 16-year-old student showed a counselor inappropriate pictures and text messages on her cell phone. They were allegedly sent by the father of one of her friends. 49-year-old Steve Martin is accused of sending the teenager naked pictures of him in the shower and sexually explicit videos requesting the juvenile perform sex acts. The girl also claims she was sexually assaulted by Martin in Old Economy Park in August. Martin is facing numerous charges.
Drug overdose deaths are down slightly in Beaver County...but according to a report in today's Times, drug use is still significant here. In the first nine months of 2014, there have been 18 confirmed deaths in the county. That's according to numbers provided by the county coroner's office. On average, there have been two overdose deaths per month.
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