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Hollidaysburg state police
Robert Black of Altoona reported to police that someone removed a green torch set and an air compressor from his garage, located along state Route 1013 in Sinking Valley. Police said the incident occurred sometime Saturday or yesterday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100
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A man reported to police that he was asaulted by his girlfriend at a residence in Antis Township at 7:30 p.m. Friday. No further information was provided.
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Police received a call from a woman stating she was assaulted by her brother at her Antis Township residence on Thursday. No further information was provided.
Huntingdon state police
Police were called to state Route 550 in Warriors Mark Township at 4:29 p.m. Friday to investigate an accident.
Police siad Julie D. Snively of Altoona was southbound when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a large boulder along the side of the road. She suffered minor injuries, but damage to her 1988 Buick sedan was severe.
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Police report 18-year-old Michael Clayton Bixler of Lancaster, 18-year-old Clinton Tyler Freed of Warriors Mark and a 13-year-old from Huntingdon County were arrested on burglary charges following incidents that occurred on June 22 and yesterday.
Police said the three accussed walked to a residence along SR 4008 in Warriors Mark Township and broke into the victim’s trailer. They removed a large quantity of coins and three firearms. The property was recovered on June 29.
Police value the items at $1,450.
Each adult defendant was arraigned before District Magistrate Richard Wilt and lodged in the Huntingdon County Jail in lieu of $10,000 default bail.
A juvenile petition was filed against the Huntingdon County youth.

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Police were called to state Route 36, north of Spring State in Taylor Township at 12:17 p.m. June 19 to investigate an accident.
Police said vehicles operated by Lois Pote of Roaring Springs and Ronald Eastep of Altoona were stopped in traffic when a vehicle operated by Sephanie Betar of Tyrone crashed into the rear of the Eastep vehicle. No injuries were reported and all occupants were wearing safety belts.
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Members of Troop G, Hollidaysburg, will be conducting sobriety checkpoints in Blair County in the upcoming weeks.
Motorists that encounter checkpoints will be stopped briefly. Only when there is an indication that a driver has consumed alcohol or controlled substances, or committed any other traffic/criminal violation, may a vehicle be pulled over for further investigation.
Primary emphasis will be on driving under the influence violations, but all traffic/criminal violations will be enforced.
Huntingdon state police
Police report a generator was stolen from a site where a Tyrone man is building a home. The generator was leased from A.P.M. and has a “A.P.M. Rent It” sticker on it. The item is valued at $1,000.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police.

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Tyrone Borough police
Police received a report from a woman stating that a woman known to her threw things out of her car in an attempt to strike the complainant’s vehicle, who was following behind her in the area of 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. The complainant asked police to speak with the perpetrator.
Police said they will contact her regarding the situation. The report was received June 19.
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A Tyrone woman reported to police that her vehicle’s alarm went off three times throughout the night on June 20.
Police said there were no signs of forced entry. Police also checked the area and was unable to locate anyone or anything wrong with other vehicles. Police will make periodic checks of the area.
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A Sheetz employee phoned police concerning a woman sleeping under the bridge near the American Legion.
Police responded and discovered a 29-year-old from Montoursville. Police asked the woman to leave the area and she complied.
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A woman noted to police that two males dressed in all black were near the Ninth Street Bridge at 4:21 a.m. Friday.
Police responded and checked the area, but the males were gone upon their arrival.
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Police report a bicycle was found at 7:50 a.m. Friday. The owner of the bicycle is encouraged to contact police at 684-1364.
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Police received a report from a woman who discovered a canine on the front porch of her residence at 9 a.m. Friday. Police said she was afraid of the dog and wanted it removed .
Police contacted the local dog law enforcement officer to remove the animal.
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Police received a report from Thomas Rumberger at 11:35 a.m. Friday stating that he either lost a large ring of keys, or they were stolen from his residence. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police.
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Bruce Daughtery reported to police that he can’t find his wallet. He said it was either lost, stolen, forgotten or misplaced. The wallet is described as nylon camouflage. It contained $16 in cash and a driver’s license.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police.
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Sandra Miller reported at 7:30 p.m.. Friday that someone stole the cushion from her outdoor furniture.
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An anonymous male reported to police there was a fight in progress in front of Mario’s at 9:56 p.m. Friday.
Police said upon arrival, all involved were gone. Police said say they found false teeth and blood on the sidewalk. No victim was present.
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Police were called to assist the state police with three individuals hitch-hiking in the vicinity of Snappy’s who were possibly involved in a retail theft incident earlier in the morning. Responding officers did make contact with the individuals at 5:56 a.m. Saturday.
State police advised Tyrone officers to let the individuals go, as they were not the same individuals involved in the theft.
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Police were summoned to the OIP at 9:18 a.m. Saturday for a commercial burglar alarm. Police found the side door unlocked. No keyholder responded. Police locked the side door and the back door while exiting the building.
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Nathan Fowler phoned police Saturday morning requesting officers to make periodic checks near his home in the evening hours. He said someone keeps “messing” with the mirrors of his truck.
He also reported there are juveniles loitering in a nearby alley after curfew and underage drinking.
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Police responded to a domestic dispute at the corner of Logan Avenue and Cottage Street at 9:05 p.m.
Police said two individuals were having a verbal altercation. Police counseled both and advised that future public displays of a domestic situation would result in arrests.
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Police received a report from Todd Lewis concerning a suspicious box outside his residence. Police arrived and said the box was old military-style and appeared to be suspicious.
Officer Greg Ray opened the box and found nails inside. The incident occurred at 10:53 p.m. Saturday.
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Leroy Haupt reported to police that he found several items at 1:25 a.m. Sunday.
Haupt told police he found the items outside his residence. This included a purple bag containing several medications, and six other items, mostly binders and feminine products.
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Police responded to a residence to conduct a welfare check on an individual who was threatening suicide and was very disoriented. The person calling requested police to transport for medical crisis.
Police complied.
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At 3:58 a.m. Sunday, police were contacted by state police concerning a burglar alarm at RD 3 Box 167.
While en route, police were advised that it was a fire alarm and not a burglar alarm; however, Tyrone police were advised to continue. Police arrived at the scene and assisted the fire department with a drill that had been running.
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Police received a report at 4:23 a.m. Sunday concerning a male that was assaulted by a female. Statements were received by both parties and the man said he did not want to prosecute.
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At 4:37 a.m. Sunday, police responded to an incident where a woman reported suspicious noises outside her residence. She believed someone was breaking into cars.
Police checked the area, but found nothing.
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Police were called to an area of Pennsylvania Avenue at 4:47 a.m. Sunday regarding a hit-and-run incident. Police located a blue, Dodge Aries K car. The owner was not found.
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Ann Reader reported to police that her neighbor dumped tree limbs on her property. She told police she didn’t see the event happen, only that she knew it was them.
She requested that police move the limbs. Police informed her that it was not a police matter.
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Terra Filer reported to police that someone kicked in her back door while she was sleeping. Police received the report at 11 a.m. Sunday.
She was not sure who kicked the door, but wanted police aware of the incident.
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Janet Reader reported to police that she saw a man dressed in black in the neighborhood at 4:30 a.m. Sunday. She said she has seen the man there before and found it to be a little suspicious.
Police advised the woman to call back if she sees the man again.
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Catina Moore reported to police that her vehicle was damaged during a domestic dispute between two other people on Sunday morning. Police said an ash tray was thrown off the hood of her vehicle and smashed on the ground.
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James Richardson reported to police that while on Cottage Street at approximately 7 p.m. Sunday, a male known to him grabbed him by the shirt and hit him on the left side of the head/face with an open hand. The victim did have a red mark.
Harassment charges are pending against the perpetrator.
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Beth Mills reported to police at 7:29 p.m. Sunday that she lost her Nokia AT&T cell phone at Reservoir Park. It has a red face plate.
Anyone who may find the communication device is encouraged to contact police.
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At 1:44 a.m. Monday, police were called to assist Officer Kerns in Bellwood with a disturbance call. The officer was canceled en route.
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Lorreta Williams reported to police that her neighbor and friends were making a lot of noise at 2:50 a.m. Monday. Those causing the noise were asked to keep it down and notified that if police were called again, citations would be issued.
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While on routine patrol, police discovered an intoxicated male lying along Alley F at 3:08 a.m. June 19. Police will cite the individual.
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Reverend Dennis Reedy phoned police at 9:20 a.m. June 19 concerning two abandoned vehicles on church property.
Police said there were no plates on either vehicle. One vehicle was a red Dodge Neon and the other was a burgundy Cutlass Ciera.
Police were awaiting information from 911 when this report was written.
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Police report observing two males inside City Hotel Park with bicycles at 4:35 p.m. Both were identified and citations will be filed for violations of the ordinance with bikes in the park.
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Kevin Bartlebaugh reported to police that his go-cart was taken the night of June 17 from his back yard.
The go-cart is red in color with one seat and an 8-horsepower engine. Police estimate the value of the vehicle at $200.
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Theodore Auker reported to police that his 13-inch, double-bladed throwing knife is missing from his apartment. It is silver in color and has eight holes in the handle. Auker believes the blade was taken on June 18.
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Donna Weaver reported to police that someone rode a motorcycle on the sidewalk and almost struck her at 6:42 p.m. June 19.
Police said the subject then went into DJ’s. The complainant called back and stated that the subject left, but would like to talk to an officer.
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Anna Reader reported to police that someone was attempting to gain entry through the back door of her residence at 2:41 a.m. on June 17.
Police responded and checked the residence, but couldn’t locate anyone nor any signs of attempted entry. Police will make periodic checks of the property.
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Brenda Weaver phoned police concerning a blue Pontiac Sunfire involved in two incident over a two-day span. She said the driver attempted to get her daughter to hit her car and that the driver also tried to run her off the road.
No further information was given.
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Emily Murray reported that her black and silver German shepherd is gone. She said it is unlike the dog to wander away because it is almost blind. The dog’s name is “Chiz.”
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police.
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Police received information concerning three males in an alley with baseball bats and wearing ski masks at 11:40 p.m. June 17.
Police made contact with James Potts, Gerald Price and William Helsel.
Police said Potts did throw a pistol in the dumpster. he was charged with no permit and person not to carry firearms. He was committed to Blair County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail.
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Police assisted the fire department at 7:17 a.m. June 18 with a fire alarm at the second floor laundry room of Epworth Manor. Smoke was discovered in the room, but there was no fire visible.
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A Tyrone woman reported to police that a male known to her entered her house by force at 12:53 a.m. June 18 and threatened her with a knife, destroyed her clothing and stole several items. Charges are pending.
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Lisa Hampton reported to police that she was having problems with a property owner at 410 Park Ave, yelling at kids for being on his property.
Police said contact was made with four kids playing hockey in the street. The kids were asked to move up the street, and they complied.
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Robert Ray reported to police that people are traveling through his property on dirt bikes to gain access to the woods.
Police said no permanent damage was done to the lawn. He said this is a nightly occurrence and only wanted periodic checks.
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John Corcelle reported to police that his girlfriend punched him in the ear then left his residence at 6:22 p.m. June 18. He requested police arrest the woman.
No further information was provided.
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At 10:10 p.m. June 18, police received a report of several juveniles in the Park Avenue playground yelling and causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, police found three males and all were moved along.
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An anonymous male reported to police that a fawn was on the loose near Epworth Manor at 1:50 a.m. June 19. Police said the fawn was gone when they arrived.
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Police were summoned to Burley’s at 2:07 a.m. June 19 for a suspicious female sitting on a bench.
Responding officers learned the woman was from New York and was waiting for the bus. Police said they advised her where the bus stop is.
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Police report finding a male sleeping inside his car at the Reclamere lot at 2:37 a.m. June 19. He told police he and his wife had gotten into an argument and he left and that he only had his car to sleep in.

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Hollidaysburg state police
Police were called to state Route 453 in Snyder Township at 5:15 p.m. Friday to investigate an accident.
Police said James F. Bernstein of Bel Air, Md., was southbound when he lost control of his vehicle while negotiating a turn. The vehicle crossed into the northbound lane and struck a vehicle operated by Haley Blackburn of Curwensville.
No injuries were reported. Police said wet road conditions contributed to the accident.
Huntingdon state police
No injuries were reported in an accident investigated by police at 6 p.m. Friday along SR 350 in Warriors Mark Township.
Police said Eugene Herron of Murrysville was attempting to negotiate a turn in the roadway when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a car operated by Carla Corl of State College.

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Hollidaysburg State Police
Hollidaysburg Police report that on June 18 – 19 Brandie Hannah of Cherry Ave., Tipton had 77 DVDs stolen from her apartment after an unknown person or persons entered by way of a window.
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Hollidaysburg Police report that on June 20 James Jordan of Virginia and three passengers were traveling northbound on I-99 in Antis Township when the 1996 Ford Van struck a deer. It caused moderate damage to the vehicle, and no injuries were reported.

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Hollidaysburg state police
Jody J. Weimer of RR 7 Altoona, reported to police that someone entered her vehicle while it was parked along state Route 4019, .7 miles north of SR 4018, in Antis Township between 8 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. Monday.
Police said a Kenwood in-dash AM/FM CD car stereo, an assortment of tools and an undisclosed amount of cash was removed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police were called to SR 1001, .1 mile south of Haggerty Lane, in Antis Township at 3:55 a.m. today to investigate an accident.
Police said Brian Parshall of Altoona was southbound when a deer entered onto the roadway. Police said the front of the vehicle struck the deer, killing it. Parshall was not injured in the mishap.

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Tyrone police seek info on burglary

The Tyrone Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at 1300 Bald Eagle Avenue – the Community Worship Center.
It was reported on June 5 that someone entered the location by force and removed items. The items stolen were a switchboard and CD player. They attempted to also remove speakers, but were unable to do so.
Anyone having information on this or any other crime is asked to contact Tyrone Borough Police at 684-1364 or Crime Solvers of Blair County at 1-800-422-8802. Those who offer information, can remain anonymous.
A reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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Huntingdon state police
Police report a 25-year-old State College man was arrested for disorderly conduct following an incident that occurred on I-99 southbound, Bellwood Exit Ramp at 1:25 p.m. June 1.
Police said Timothy George Lavanish intentionally opened the passenger side door of the vehicle in which he was traveling in front of a police officer as he was performing a safety inspection on a tractor trailer combination.

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Hollidaysburg state police
Police report an unknown driver crashed into a wooden fence at Fort Roberdeau in Tyrone Township on June 9. Police said after striking the fence, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene.
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Police were called to state Route 4027 in Grazierville, Snyder Township on June 9 to investigate an accident.
Police said Martin Diehl of Tyrone was attempting to make a right turn into a business off SR 4027. A vehicle operated by Tramane Moody of Altoona was traveling behind Diehl. Police said while Diehl attempted the turn, Moody attempted a pass on the right. As a result, Moody’s Chevy Cavalier struck Diehl’s Chevy Truck.
Diehl, Moody and a passenger in Moody’s vehicle, Kase Taylor, suffered no injuries; however a second passenger in the Moody vehicle, Keather Taylor, suffered a minor injury. Police said everyone was wearing seat belts.
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No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident that occurred June 10 along SR 4023 in Antis Township.
Police said Jared Ervine of Tyrone crashed into the rear of a Chrysler sedan operated by Lucas Williams.
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Police report two flower boxes were stolen off a front porch at a residence along SR 4023 in Antis Township on June 10.
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Police were called to state Route 4015, near Becker Road in Antis Township at 10:55 a.m. yesterday to investigate an accident.
Police said George Camaroto backed into a vehicle operated by Heather Shura of Tyrone. No injuries were reported.

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Hollidaysburg state police
Police report someone damaged mailboxes owned by Duane Joseph Ehredt Str. and Peter Kent Kennedy, both of state Route 4019 in Antis Township on June 10. Police said explosive devices were used to damage the mailboxes.

Philipsburg state police
A Warriors Mark woman escaped injury in an accident that occurred along SR 550, approximately 1/2 mile south of Stormstown in Halfmoon Township.
Police said Mary L. Bingham was southbound when she steered her vehicle off the west berm and struck a vehicle owned by Jeffrey L. Houtz of State College, who was not in the vehicle at the time of the accident.
Police said after impact, Bingham lost control of the vehicle and as it skidded across the roadway, struck a ditch off the east side of the road.
The vehicle flipped over end-to-end, finally coming to rest on its wheels facing north in a field.
Damage was minor to Houtz’s vehicle. Bingham’s Nissan Altima sustained severe damage.

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Hollidaysburg state police
An Antis Township woman reported to police that someone known to her took her ATM card and used it to make purchases. The incident occurred June 6. No further information was provided.

Police were called to state Route 1008 near the village of Skelp in Tyrone Township at 1:05 a.m. June 8 to investigate an accident.
Police said a gray, 1984 Mercury Cougar coupe was eastbound when the driver failed to negotiate a sharp right turn. The vehicle left the roadway and traveled into a drainage ditch on the northside of SR 1008.
Tyrone police later reported the vehicle as stolen.

Police anticipate filing charges against two individuals following incidents that occurred between 12:35-1 a.m. n June 9 in Antis and Snyder townships.
Police said 46-year-old TYRONE RR 5 man was inside his residence when he heard a loud noise outside his residence. The man looked outside and saw a man with a baseball bat hitting his mailbox. The an got into his vehicle and followed the perpetrator’s car. He was able to gain a description of the bat-weilding man and the vehicle’s license plate number.
A second victim, a 55-year-old RR 5 Tyrone man reported that he was awoken the same night by a large explosion. He said he went outside and discovered that his mailbox was blown up.
Based on the information received, police will file charges with District Magistrate Fred Miller.

A Tyrone Township horse owner reported to police that someone shot his horse in the neck with a BB gun. The incident occurred June 8.

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Police report a 17-year-old Tyrone male was cited for driving under the influence following a routine traffic stop along state route 4027 in Snyder Township on My 25.
Police said the male had beer in his possession. He was transported to Tyrone Hospital for chemical testing, which revealed a .052 percent blood alcohol content. The legal limit for a minor is .02 percent.
Charges are being filed with the juvenile court system.

No injuries were reported in an accident that occurred near the intersection of SR 4021 and Smith Road in Antis Township at 8:30 p.m. June 4.
Police said a 17-year-old male from Tyrone was southbound on SR 4021 and due to excessive speed, lost control of his vehicle on the wet roadway. The vehicle struck the west embankment and rolled over. The car, a Ford Contour sedan, came to rest on its roof, blocking the southbound lane.

Police were called to a RR 3 address in Sinking Valley at 10:35 p.m. on June 5 to investigate a domestic dispute.
Police said a 36-year-old woman reported to police that she got into an argument with a man that was known to her. She said she became upset at him and poured his bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey down the drain.
She said this action angered the 41-year-old man. He then grabbed her by the throat choked her and pushed her to the ground.
Police said the man then left the residence when she stated she was going to call the police.
While conducting the investigation, authorities learned there is an active Protection From Abuse order to keep the man from having contact with the woman.
No further information was provided.

Police were called tot he parking lot of GFX in Bellwood at 4:15 a.m. June 6 to investigate a hit-and-run accident.
Police said Steven Peahler had the passenger side of his 1997 Chevy Beretta struck while parked in the lot.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 696-6100.

Twenty-seven-year-old Ronald Spicer of RD 3 Tyrone was arrested by police at 9:40 p.m. June 6 after he was observed on McCoy Street in Northwood with an open alcohol container in his vehicle.

Police were called to SR 99 northbound, approximately 1 mile south of Bellwood in Antis Township at 12:55 a.m. June 7 to investigate an accident.
Police said Daniel Lynn McNulty was northbound in the left-hand lane of travel when a bear ran into his path.
Police said McNulty didn’t see the bear and struck the animal. Upon impact, the hood disengaged and blocked the driver’s view. As a result, the vehicle traveled off the roadway and into a drainage ditch east of the roadway.
McNulty, of Altoona, and passengers Jackie Hall of Concord, N.C and Sam Edgar of Altoona, suffered no injuries in the mishap. The 1993 Plymouth sedan sustained moderate damage.
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Police were called to SR 350, approximately 1/4 mile north of Spring Mount in Warriors Mark Township, at 11:20 a.m. June 5 to investigate an accident.
Police said Craig Raymond Lucas of Bellwood was southbound when he failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a southbound vehicle operated by John Paul Weaver of Tyrone.
Lucas was not injured in the accident, but Weaver and passenger Lou Ann Weaver suffered minor injuries.
Lucas was cited for not driving a vehicle at safe speeds.

A 16-year-old Warriors Mark boy reported to police that a 16-year-old juvenile swerved his vehicle in an attempt to strike the Warriors Mark boy and members of his family while they were walking on Dungarvin Road at 9:05 p.m. on June 5.
Police said the driver also made an obscene gesture.
Police also report the victim’s home was also struck with paint balls around the same time.
Police are continuing to investigate.

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Firearms Act/Drug Law violations
5/28 – State police and Altoona City police executed a search warrant at Jalon Jacob Lane’s, Altoona apartment in search of illicitly possessed firearms. They found four handguns, two having obliterated serial numbers, one having a partially obliterated serial number, and one having been previously stolen from within Altoona. Police also found 46 packets of suspected heroin, a small amount of marijuana, and a prohibited offensive weapon of brass knuckles. It was discovered that the 21-year-old Lane was a fugitive from New Jersey. District Justice Todd F. Kelly arraigned Lane on numerous firearms and drug-related charges, ordering him jailed in lieu of $100,000 bail.
Firearms Act violation
5/29 – State police obtained and executed a search warrant at Jason Stefan Paul’s Altoona residence for illegally possessed firearms. Though the search failed to yield such firearms, several empty firearms boxes were discovered inside the residence and the serial numbers on some of those boxes can be traced back to “straw” purchases made at local gun shops. Also several photographs of individuals posing with and brandishing handguns were seized. The 26-year-old Paul was taken into custody without incident and has been lodged in the Blair County Prison in lieu of $30,000 straight cash bail. It was also learned through INS, that Paul is an illegal alien from Trinidad, and is in the country on an expired visa. An INS detainer has also been placed on Paul.
Drug possession
5/29 – Robert Robison, Jr. of Saint Marys was life flighted to the Altoona Trauma Center for injuries received in a vehicle accident. While at the trauma center, the suspect was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana. The investigation is pending.
DUI
5/30 – David Christopher Michelone, age 24, of Hollidaysburg, was stopped for summary traffic violations and was found to be under the influence of alcohol. After failing field sobriety tests, he was placed into custody and his subsequent blood tests revealed a blood alcohol count of .136 percent. Upon conviction, Michelone faces fines and/or imprisonment as well as loss of license.
DUI
5/31 – Randy Eamigh of Tyrone was stopped for driving erratically on SR 764 to SR I-99. Eamigh was arrested for DUI.