The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

August 22, 2013

Local briefs 8/223/2013

Windber man pleads in kidnapping case

A Windber man pleaded guilty to a federal kidnapping charge on Thursday.

Lawrence R. Horner III, 37, entered his plea before U.S. District Court Judge Kim R. Gibson in Johnstown.

The court was advised that on July 9, 2011, Horner kidnapped a person identified as “L.N.” and transported that person across state lines.

Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 7.

Horner could face up to life in prison, a $250,000 fine or both.

EMT training program starts Tuesday at IUP

INDIANA – IUP’s Division of Emergency Services Training will offer an emergency medical technician basic training program starting Tuesday.

The class will be offered from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to

1 p.m. for nine Saturdays.

The cost is $600, which includes the textbook.

Registration is due immediately and must include a $100 nonrefundable deposit.

Late registrations will be accepted if space is available and will require a $500 late registration fee.

The 152-hour course prepares participants to deliver pre-hospital emergency medical care.

The course is certified by the state Department of Health and is approved by the Veterans Administration for benefits.

For a registration form or more information, call (724) 357-4052 or go online to