Magisterial district judge

Mark V. VanRiper, 44, 816 Lexington Ave., Apt. 11, was charged by Altoona police with simple assault, harassment, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia on the 800 block of Lexington Avenue March 8. Guilty plea entered to charges of harassment and possession of a controlled substance and other charges were dismissed March 19.

Darron D. Gibson, 21, 349 Corinne Ave., Johnstown, was charged by Altoona police with escape and two summary traffic violations on the 700 block of Third Avenue Feb. 2. Charges of two summary traffic violations were moved to nontraffic court, and other charge was dismissed April 9.

n Christine A. Lamca, 30, 916 Sixth Ave., rear, was charged by Altoona police with simple assault and harassment at her residence March 18. Charge of harassment was moved to nontraffic court, and other charge was dismissed April 9.

Charges held for court April 9:

Raymond F. Ronk Jr., 39, 2310 Fifth Ave., was charged by Altoona police with corruption of minors on the 300 block of Lexington Avenue Jan. 1, 2002 March 1, 2013.

Braden D. Galant, 21, 112 Ivyside Estates Lane, was charged by Altoona police with two counts of aggravated assault, simple assault, two counts of recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct, harassment and public drunkenness on the 400 block of East 25th Avenue March 29.

Charges waived to court April 9:

Ryan S. Noel, 18, 2307 Third Ave., third floor, was charged by Altoona police with resisting arrest, escape, flight to avoid apprehension, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, a liquor violation by a person less than 21 years of age and one summary traffic violation on the 1000 block of 12th Street Dec. 28.

Thomas J. Forlina, 39, 3816 Maple Ave., was charged by Altoona police with driving under the influence, possession of a controlled substance and three summary traffic violations on Seventh Street and Howard Avenue Jan. 20.

Kenneth L. Harrell, 25, 918 N. Fifth Ave., was charged by Altoona police with conspiracy, three counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility and possession of a controlled substance on the 300 block of Maple Avenue Feb. 23.

Robert P. Merlini, 67, 116 E. Fourth Ave., was charged by Altoona police with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct, criminal trespass and retail theft at FeFi’s, 604 Seventh St., Altoona, Feb. 12.

Donald J. Delozier Jr., 29, 112 E. Third Ave., was charged by Altoona police with indecent exposure, open lewdness and disorderly conduct at his residence Feb. 21.

Catherine E. Mills, 50, 1322 N. Fourth Ave., Apt. 2, was charged by Altoona police with corruption of minors at Cricket Field Plaza Feb. 23.

Miranda R. Wallace, 18, 107 Matis Lane, Jeannette, was charged by Altoona police with driving under the influence, a liquor violation by a person less than 21 years of age and four summary traffic violations on the 2500 block of Broadway Feb. 28.

Adam M. Pritchard, 18, 3629 Charter Oak Road, Petersburg, was charged by Penn State Altoona University police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at Spruce Hall Feb. 13.

Zachary C. Halko, 19, 26 Wellington Drive, Long Valley, N.J., was charged by Penn State Altoona University police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at Spruce Hall Feb. 13.

Brady S. Mekins Jr., 20, 2503 Third Ave., was charged by Altoona police with driving under the influence, possession of a small amount of marijuana, a liquor violation by a person less than 21 years of age and three summary traffic violations on First Avenue and 18th Street March 1.