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Hollidaysburg state police
Police were called to Bickels Surplus Store along state Route 4019 in the Pinecroft area at 2:42 p.m. Aug. 23 to investigate a reported retail theft.
According to police, Kenneth A. Wolf of Grampian inadvertently departed the store with an item valued at $4.50.
Upon arriving at the mentioned store and talking with store employees, it was determined that Wolf did not intentionally remove the item, therefore the incident was classified as unfounded.
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Two 14-year-old boys reported to police that a bicycle was stolen from a wooded area near SR 4019 and Becker Road in Antis Township between 2:15 and 8 p.m. on Aug. 20 while they were rafting.
One boy reported that his bicycle was damaged and left at the scene.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police were called to Sinking Valley Road at 9:45 p.m. Thursday to investigate a single-car accident.
Police said Angela Bracciale of Altoona was traveling at a high rate of speed along SR 1013. The vehicle went airborne after cresting a hill, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The Ford Focus traveled across the roadway and struck a tree, causing it to spin and strike a second tree.
The passenger in the vehicle, Brooke Yeager of Altoona was entrapped for about an hour and was freed y mechanical means. She was airlifted to Altoona Hospital.
Both individuals were not wearing seatbelts, according to police, and suffered severe injuries.
Police were assisted at the scene by AMED EMS, Bellwood EMS, Greenwood Volunteer Fire Co. and Sinking Valley Volunteer Fire Co.

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A Snyder Township resident reported to police that she was assaulted by a neighbor at the Teaberry Street Complex at 8 p.m. on Sunday.
Police are continuing to investigate.

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Huntingdon state police
Police were called to state Route 550 in Warriors Mark Township at 9:35 p.m. yesterday to investigate an accident.
Police said Michael Cramer of Lewistown was attempting to negotiate a corner when the brakes of his vehicle locked, causing it to slide out of control and crash into an embankment.
No injuries were reported.

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Hollidaysburg state police
Aaron T. Jeffries, 18, of Tyrone was arrested by police for driving under the influence of alcohol following a single-vehicle accident along state Route 350 in Snyder Township at 1:40 a.m. Sunday.
Police said Jeffries was westbound when he lost control of his 1989 Cutlass Siera. Police said the vehicle traveled onto the embankment, struck a telephone pole then rolled onto its roof.
Jeffries, who was wearing a seatbelt, was not injures. His vehicle sustained sever damage.
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Police report someone stole a portable CD player and a Pioneer cassette player from the inside of Michael C. Ellenberger II’s vehicle while it was parked at a residence along Glasgow Lane in Antis Township sometime between 9:30 and 10 p.m. on Aug. 25.
Also, police said the right rear tire on the vehicle was punctured.
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Police were called to SR 99 in Snyder Township at 11:44 a.m. Aug. 22 to investigate an accident.
Police said Tracey Crispell of Tyrone lost control of her vehicle, struck an embankment and flipped on its roof. Police said she was not wearing a seatbelt and was transported to Tyrone Hospital for treatment.
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Police report a residence along Decker Hollow Road in Snyder Township was forcibly entered sometime Sunday or yesterday and several items were taken.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police report a vehicle was damaged when someone slashed all four tires and smashed the front and side windows while it was parked in at a restaurant along SR 1001 in Antis Township Sunday or Monday.
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David Pielmeier of RD 3 Altoona reported to police that his vehicle parked at his home along SR 1013, Sinking Valley Road, was shot four times with a pellet gun.
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Police report 19-year-old J. Russell Anthony Breece of Tyrone was cited for underage consumption after he was encountered as a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation and was found to have been drinking.
Police said the incident occurred at 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 along state Route 99 near the Pinecroft exit in Antis Township.
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Police arrested 41-year-old Richard Lee Moore on charges of driving under the influence following a routine traffic stop near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and 10th Street in Tyrone at 11:35 p.m. Aug. 23.
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David Joseph Kies, a train engineer from Tyrone, reported to police that while operating a train along the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks in the vicinity of PPG Pavillion in Tipton at 9:55 p.m. on Aug. 24, he was shot with a paintball. Police said the projectile struck Kies in the stomach.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police report the arrest of 20-year-old Jacob William Ewing of Tyrone on charges of driving under the influence.
According to police, Ewing was arrested following a routine traffic stop along SR 99 in Antis Township at 7:31 p.m. Aug. 22.
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Police were called to state Route 4027 at LaScalia’s restaurant in Snyder Township at 6:28 p.m. on Aug. 23 to investigate an accident.
Police said Elizabeth Rodgers of Tyrone was northbound when she turned her vehicle into the path of a southbound motorcycle operated by Matthew A. Christine, also of Tyrone.
The passengers in Rodgers’ vehicle were all wearing safety belts and were not injured. Christine and his passenger, Santana Dively of Tyrone, were wearing helmets, but suffered moderate injuries. Both were transported to Altoona Hospital for treatment.
Police were assisted at the scene by the Tyrone Fire Department, Tyrone Fire Police, Tyrone ambulance and the Bald Eagle Fire Company.
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Police report someone broke a door window out of a vehicle parked at Myers Autobody in Snyder Township sometime between 9 a.m. Aug. 20 and 3 p.m. Aug. 21.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
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Florence Seiner of Birmingham Pike reported to police that her home was struck by a paintball between 8:30 p.m. Aug. 24 and 7:10 a.m. yesterday.

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Holidaysburg state police
Police were called to the Tyrone Hospital Emergency Room Aug. 14 to interview a 32-year-old woman who was assaulted sometime between 9:30 and 11 p.m. Police said the woman refused to cooperate in the investigation.
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Police are investigating the reported sexual assault of a 12-year-old Altoona girl by a 27-year-old man who is known to the victim. Police said the assault took place in June somewhere in Antis Township.
The investigation is continuing.
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Police were called to the intersection of state Route 4015 and Riggles Gap Road in Antis Township at 2:16 p.m. yesterday to investigate an accident.
Police said Ann Betting of Altoona pulled from a stop sign and into the path of a vehicle operated by Kimberly Myers of Glasgow.
Myers was not injured in the mishap, but Betting was transported to Altoona Hospital.
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Police arrested 23-year-old Joshua Michael Whitmoyer of Glasgow on driving under the influence charges following a routine traffic stop along Old SR 220, near Stadium Drive in Antis Township, at 2:08 a.m. Aug. 17.
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A routine traffic stop in Snyder Township, along SR 4027 near the paper mill, at 2:15 a.m. Aug. 16 resulted in DUI charges against a 21-year-old Williamsburg man.
Police arrested Joseph Allen Saylor in the incident.

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Police were called to state Route 4027 in Snyder Township at the Antis Township line at 4:44 p.m. Monday to investigate an accident.
Police said Jennifer Dawn Martin of Tyrone pulled onto the roadway from a side street and into the path of a 1998 Chevrolet Prism that was operated by Allison Laura Cuthard of Altoona, who was traveling southbound.
Martin suffered minor injuries in the mishap, but her passenger, David M. Rizzo, also of Tyrone, suffered moderate injuries. They were in a 1997 Ford Contour, which was severely damaged.
Cuthard also suffered minor injuries, as did her passenger, Zachery Cuthard.
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Police were called to state Route 1001 at Grazierville in Antis Township at 9:18 a.m. on Aug. 2 to investigate a two-car accident.
Police said vehicles operated by David James Prout of Tyrone and Mary McKinney of Duncansville were northbound. Police said McKinney slowed her vehicle for a car traveling in front of her. At that time, her car was struck from behind by Prout’s vehicle.
Prout was uninjured in the mishap; however, McKinney suffered minor injuries and a passenger in her vehicle, Gregory Potter, also of Duncansville, suffered moderate injuries. Police said McKinney was not wearing a seat belt.
Prout’s 1987 Pontiac sustained moderate damage as did McKinney’s 1996 Geo Prizm.
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Police received a report that someone shot a small caliber firearm at road signs along state Route 4025 at Rossman Road in Antis Township at 8:34 p.m. July 25. Police believe those responsible were traveling in a brown, early 1990’s model Chevrolet or Buick.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.