Child assaulted

Howard Freeman, 53, of New Albany has been charged with indecent assault and harassment for allegedly assaulting an 11-year-old male in New Albany on Feb. 16.

DUI charges pending

Dawn R. Higley, 43, of Forksville was arrested on April 6 for suspicion of DUI on State Route 87 near the Forksville Inn in Sullivan County.

According to police, Higley was spotted driving northbound in the southbound lane towards a state trooper traveling in the opposite direction.

Police said they turned around and followed Higley as she swerved on the roadway and again crossed into the oncoming lane. A traffic stop was then initiated on the vehicle and Higley was subsequently placed in police custody.

Charges are pending on the result of a blood alcohol content test, state police said.