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Those darn deer
2/20 – While on routine patrol, Tyrone police report an officer stopped to remove a dead deer from the roadway. Upon stopping, the police cruiser was struck by another deer, which ran onto the road and into the passenger side front door.

Multiple citations filed
2/20 – Police report multiple citations will be filed against a woman with a suspended driver’s license after she crashed into the rear of a vehicle operated by Patty Hyde of Huntingdon on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Hit-and-run
2/20 – Cheryl Bowser reported to police that her vehicle was struck while it was parked in the Burger King parking lot. Police said the responsible driver was operating a green Ford Explorer.

Residence theft
2/21 – Craig Leamer reported to police that someone ransacked his residence and stole his Gateway computer, sterling silver dining set and battery charger. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Criminal mischief
2/24 – While on routine patrol, Tyrone police noticed a suspicious man in the parking lot of the Choice store. Police said the man went behind Choice where he urinated on the dumpsters. Police intervened and the man became confrontational. He will be cited for disorderly conduct.

Digital camera stolen?
2/25 – Tyrone police received a report from a residence stating that she recently ordered a digital camera from Ebay. The item was delivered on Saturday and a neighbor reported seeing it, but the purchaser never received the item. Police are investigating.

Is there an animal in here?
2/25 – Tyrone police received a report from Sherry Reese stating that there may be some type of animal in her heating system. She told police she heard something “scratching” earlier. Responding officers heard nothing.

Scammed!
2/26 – Tyrone police report someone entered the home of an elderly woman and removed $400 in cash and a handicap placard. Police believes the incident was part of a scam.

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Snappy harassment
2/23 – State police in Hollidaysburg report a 32-year-old Lemont man was harassed while in the parking lot at Snappy’s at 5:45 p.m. Police said the suspect is known and police are continuing to investigate.
Minor injuries reported
2/23 – State police were called to state Route 453 west of Tyrone at 9:40 a.m. to investigate a two-car accident.
Police said Charles J. Ritterson of New Millport was negotiating a right-hand curve while traveling east at a high-rate of speed. The vehicle crossed the center line and struck a westbound vehicle operated by Lisa S. Tirko McKee of Boalsburg.
McKee suffered minor injuries and police said unnamed passengers were transported to Tyrone Hospital for treatment.
Police were assisted at the scene by Neptune Fire Co., AMED medical services and Bellwood EMS.
Both vehicles, Ritterson’s 1988 Chevy sedan and McKee’s 1989 Chevy pick-up, sustained moderate damage.

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Disruption of class
2/14 – A known juvenile from Southern Huntingdon High School disrupted class by uttering profanities and engaging in threatening behavior. Criminal charges were filed.

Terroristic threats
2/15 – In Philipsburg Borough, a man and woman were engaged in a verbal argument which escalated when a kitchen knife became involved, and the offender was accused of holding it over the victim and was threatening to kill her.
The offender was also accused of pushing the victim around the apartment. The offender was taken into custody and arraigned on charges of terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment.

Burglary
2/19 – An unknown person went into a Huntingdon County home and removed approximately $160.
This is pending investigation.

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Missing juveniles
2/15 – Two juveniles of Port Matilda were reported missing and were believed to be traveling together as runaways. The next day the Philipsburg police located the teens.

Two vehicle crash
2/15 – A 2003 Oldsmobile was traveling west on SR 45 near Spruce Creek, and a PENNDOT snow plow was plowing snow in the east bound lane. The Oldsmobile failed to move far enough out of the plow’s way, and a minor collision occurred between the vehicles, causing minor damage to both.

Burglary
2/15 – A Philipsburg man reported that some unknown persons arrived on foot and proceeded to enter his shed. They removed various items including tools and several cans of Coors Light. There were numerous footprints left behind that can be traced to a specific size and shoe. It appeared that the persons were at or near other sheds and garages in the area.

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Burglary
2/7 – An unknown person cut and removed eleven padlocks, valued at $165 from mini storage units at Litz Mini Storage along N. 1st St. in Bellwood. Any person with information is asked to contact the storage unit.

Theft by unlawful taking
2/14 – Two Cub Cadet snowblowers valued at $1,099 were taken from a shed of the Tipton Industrial Park in Antis Township. Any person with information is asked to contact the police in Hollidaysburg.

Traffic accident
2/16 – A Port Matilda man was treated and released from Centre Community Hospital yesterday after he drove off a snow covered road and struck a tree. He was traveling east on Fowler Hollow Lane when a westbound vehicle forced him off the road.

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Rape
2/12 – A woman from Port Matilda reported that a known suspect raped her at her apartment. The suspect is from the State College area. The investigation will remain open pending further information.

Reckless Endangerment
2/13 – An unknown person shot a 1995 Isuzu pick-up truck, causing $300 worth of damage, along Reservoir Road in Blair County.

Underage Drinking
2/14 – Seven juveniles ages ranging from 15-17 from the Altoona, Hollidaysburg and Duncansville areas were arrested for underage drinking at a party in Antis Township.

False Report to Law Enforcement
2/14 – A resident of Shade Gap reported his car stolen to police when he knew that it was not. The person had just crashed the car and fled the scene. It was later found that the person was intoxicated and drug paraphernalia was found in his vehicle. Various charges are being filed at DJ Jamison’s office.

Retail Theft
2/14 – An unknown person in a dark-colored minivan was seen pumping $15.10 worth of gas at Mielnik’s Store in Frankstown Township and then fled the scene without paying the bill. The vehicle was last seen traveling west on old SR 22. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police in Hollidaysburg.

Runaway
2/15 – Nathan Michael Lapenne, a 14 year-old male from Williamsburg has run away from home. Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of the juvenile is asked to contact the police in Hollidaysburg at 696-6100.

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Child porn charges filed
10/30 – A 38-year-old Saxton man has been arrested and charged with numerous counts involving child pornography after police in Hollidaysburg say he transmitted pornographic images of young children to an undercover officer via the internet in October.
The man is charged with two counts of sexual abuse of children, criminal use of a communication facility and obscene and other sexual materials and performances.
Police said the man turned himself in after at District Magistrate Kevin O’Donnell’s office in Butler. He was arraigned and released on $10,000 ROR bail.

PENNDOT accident
2/13 – A PENNDOT dump truck sustained no injuries but caused minor damage to an Osceola Mills man’s truck which was parked on Front Street in Philipsburg.
State police report Percy Scroggins III of Philipsburg was operating a 2002 Sterling dump truck southbound on Front Street when it struck and damaged a mirror on a parked vehicle owned by Ed Golemboski.
No injuries were reported.

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Wild ride
2/12 – State police at Hollidaysburg report five drivers escaped injury in an accident that occurred along Interstate 99 at 7:30 a.m.
According to police, Charles Wild of Gallitzin was northbound, just north of the 17th Street Extension in Logan Township, when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered roadway.
Police said his Ford Ranger traveled off the lane, into the median then into the southbound lane where it struck a tractor trailer operated by James Weyant of Bellwood, who was traveling southbound.
Police said while still in the southbound lane, Wild’s truck was struck broadside by a tractor trailer operated by Scott Defibaugh. This collision knocked Wild’s vehicle into the left side of a Ford F-150 pickup operated by Tyrone’s Michael Ronan, which was traveling southbound.
Police said the Wild vehicle came to rest in the left southbound lane of SR 99 and was facing northbound and was then struck head-on by a Mazda sedan operated by Theresa Corle of Tyrone.
No injuries were reported.

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Minor injuries reported
2/10 – State police in Hollidaysburg were called to the intersection of state routes 350 and 4013 in Franklin Township, Huntingdon County at 2:30 p.m. to investigate an accident.
Police said Brent James Cogan of Altoona was northbound when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a curb then a guiderail. He suffered minor injuries.

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Hello, police. Nope
2/5 – State police in Hollidaysburg received a report from a Northwood, Snyder Township resident stating she received a call from a male caller identifying himself as a police officer.
The person told the victim that her nephew was involved in a traffic accident and needed her to make contact with the Tyrone Hospital.
It was later confirmed the victim’s nephew was not involved in a traffic accident and he was never at the hospital that day.
The investigation is continuing.

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Single-vehicle accident
2/7 – State police in Huntingdon were called to Warriors Mark Township along state Route 550 to investigate an accident.
Police said Michael Hoover of East Freedom was eastbound and slowing for a curve when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a guiderail. He suffered minor injuries.

DUI arrest
2/8 – Hollidaysburg-based state police report a 21-year-old Tyrone man was arrested for driving under the influence following a traffic violation along SR 865 in Bellwood Borough. Police said his blood alcohol content equaled .179 percent.

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No injuries reported
2/3 – Police were called to state Route 99 in Snyder Township at 12:16 p.m. to investigate a two-car accident.
Police said Klodian Hysa of Staten Island, N.Y., struck the rear of a vehicle operated by Mark J. Fleegle of Fishertown.
No one was injured
Icy roadways are hazardous
2/4 – State police in Hollidaysburg report Patricia Laird of Tyrone lost control of her vehicle on the ice-covered roadways of SR 453 in Snyder Township. Police said the vehicle slid out of control and struck a rock embankment.
Sudden change in conditions
2/5 – State police in Philipsburg say a sudden change in weather conditions caused a two-vehicle accident along SR 220 in Snyder Township.
Police said John Evans of State College was southbound when he lost control of his vehicle, slid off the roadway and struck a parked trailer.
Minor injuries were reported.

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Cig theft
1/30 – Tyrone police report a male dressed in a black beanie, black coat and tan cargo pants walked into the Sheetz store and asked for eight cartons of cigarettes. Police said he then grabbed the cigarettes from the counter and fled the store.
Police said the incident is related to similar situations that recently occurred in Hollidaysburg and Logan Township.
Prescription drug theft
1/31 – Tyrone police report prescription drugs were removed from an apartment at the Pennsylvania House.
Sticky situation
2/1 – Hollidaysburg-based state police are investigating a burglary incident that occurred along Teaberry Street in Snyder Township.
Police said someone entered the home of Pamela Jo Stevens and poured bleach and glue on the living room carpet. Police also said those responsible poured glue underneath the sofa and love seat cushions and cut several appliance plug wires throughout the residence. Police also said two 9 MM pistols were also stolen.
Knife pulled
2/2 – Tyrone police report a fight recently occurred and a knife was pulled. Those involved were Benjamin Brower and James Kobuck. Police said Brower attempted to stab Kobuck.
Bower was arrested and committed to the Blair County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail.
Three-hours later, a woman arrived at the police station asking where Benjamin Brower was. Police said she used foul language towards the officers. She too was arrested and committed to BCP.

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Minor injuries reported
1/27 – State police in Huntingdon were called to state Route 350 in Warriors Mark Township at 3 a.m. to investigate an accident.
Police said Doug Allan Newberry of Altoona lost control of his vehicle on the slippery roadway, struck an embankment and rolled over. Police said he suffered a minor injury.
Heated argument
1/29 – Hollidaysburg-based state police responded to a SR 1013 Tyrone Township residence at 11:30 p.m. to investigate a reported domestic dispute.
A 19-year-old woman told police that her 33-year-old step-father grabbed her around the neck during a “heated argument.”
Police said a harassment summons was filed with District Magistrate Patrick Jones.
No more tunes
1/30 – State police in Hollidaysburg report a Pioneer CD player, a black CD case and 50 compact discs were stolen from a vehicle parked in a lot along SR 1001 in Antis Township.
Simple assault arrest
1/30 – Hollidaysburg-based state police report a 21-year-old Altoona man was arrested for simple assault following a domestic dispute at a residence in Sinking Valley.
Parenting situation
1/31 – State police in Huntingdon are investigating a report that a Warriors Mark woman left marks of a 3-year-old boys’ arm and buttocks after spanking him because he had an “accident in his pants.”
No injuries reported
1/31 – Wendell Watters Jr. of Tyrone escaped injury in a single-vehicle accident that occurred along I-99 northbound near the Tyrone Exit at 11:20 p.m.
Hollidaysburg-based state police report Watters lost control of his 2000 Kia Sephia on the snow-covered roadway. In an attempt to avoid striking another vehicle, Watters steered toward the edge of the roadway and struck two PENNDOT signs and the east embankment.
He was cited for driving too fast for conditions.
“High”-ride to school
1/31 – Police in Huntingdon report charges have been filed against a 13-year-old Orbisonia girl and a 14-year-old Mapleton Depot girl after they were found to have possessed and smoked marijuana while on their way to Southern Huntingdon High School at 9 a.m.