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Tyrone police seek Halloween vandals and thieves

The Tyrone Police Department report that during the morning hours Wednesday and yesterday, several vehicles in the borough were damaged by pellet guns or possibly slingshots. Police said some vehicles had the windows broken and others had body damage.
Also yesterday, both a Yamaha WR250F dirt bike and a Yamaha Banshee ATV, both 2003 models, were stolen from a residence on West Ninth Street.
As of 5 p.m. yesterday, police said five vehicles had been damaged.
Residents are encouraged to be alert for suspicious activity and report it to police immediately. Residents are also urged to place moveable property such as bicycles, motorcycles and similar items inside a locked garage or in their homes.
The Tyrone Borough Police Department can be contacted at 684-1364. In case of an emergency, dial 911.

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Police received a report from Larry Calderwood of Tipton who said someone entered his residence sometime between 11 a.m. Oct. 24 and 11:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and stole a number of firearms and firearm related material. He also said three “good quality” buck knives were stolen.
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A Tyrone man suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Interstate 99 in Snyder Township at 9:20 a.m. Oct. 27.
Police said Marni Miller was northbound when he lost control of his vehicle on the wet roadway. The vehicle traveled off the road and made impact with a concrete barrier.

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Police report an act of criminal mischief that occurred along East Third Street in Bellwood at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Police said juveniles arrived at the Bop ‘n Brew in a dark colored truck and pushed over a soda machine that was located inside the building. Police said those responsible fled when approached by the owner of the business.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
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Six separate residents of the Mountain View Apartments in Antis Township reported to police that someone slashed at least one of each one’s tires while their vehicles were parked in their driveway or parking area next to their residences. Police said the incidents occurred between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 6:30 a.m. Thursday.
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Police were called to the intersection of state routes 350 and 8007 in Bald Eagle, Snyder Township, at 6:20 a.m. Thursday to investigate an accident.
Police said Mark McMillen of Coalport was southbound on the on-ramp to Interstate 99 near Bald Eagle and was preparing to turn left onto SR 350 when he turned into the path of a vehicle operated by Susan Ballard of RR3 Altoona, who was traveling north on the off-ramp from I-99.
Police said both were taken by ambulance to Altoona Hospital for treatment of injuries. Police said both were wearing seatbelts.
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Victoria Hayes, who lived along Kingdom Street in Tipton, reported to police that someone stole her mailbox sometime between 1:30 and 8 a.m. Oct. 18.
Anyone with information concerning this incident or any other is asked to contact police.

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Police received reports from three residents who live along state Route 4023 and Grazierville Road in Antis Township that someone damaged their mailboxes sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 696-6100.
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A resident of Antis Township reported to police that someone show what appeared to be a pellet gun at his vehicle which smashed the rear window out.
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State police, in cooperation with Tyrone Borough Police, are investigating several acts of property damage that range from a bullet being shot through the window of a business to vehicle windows and mailboxes being smashed with a ball bat.
Anyone with information, contact police at 696-6100 or 684-1364.
The area the incidents occurred in range from the Bald Eagle intersection to the Tipton Pike in Antis Township.

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Police report a bus owned by the Dover Millionaires Club was vandalized when someone smashed $500 worth of windows out it last evening. The vehicle was parked at a storage location along township Route 515 in Snyder Township when the incident occurred.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police report someone gained access to a Tyrone man’s credit card and used it to wire $13,000 from the account into another. Police are continuing to investigate.
Huntingdon state police
Police report two bicycles were found on Station Road in Walker Township, Huntingdon County, at 8:18 p.m. Monday.

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Police report that a John Deere Crawler, parked in a field along Gypsy Camp Hollow Road in Snyder Township, had its key ignition damaged sometime Oct. 13.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police received a report from an Antis Township mother stating she was being harassed by her juvenile daughter after a physical argument on Oct. 13. No further information was provided.
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Police report Robin Lundberg, 38, of Altoona was charged with driving under the influence following a three-car accident that occurred at 4:55 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Pinecroft Interchange in Antis Township.
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Kathy Ann Moyer and Lisa Ann Cowan, both who reside along Riggles Gap Road in Antis Township, reported to police that someone smashed their mailboxes sometime between 9:30 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
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Police report someone cut the pad locks off of cable boxes in the Teaberry Street complex in Snyder Township on Oct. 10.
Huntingdon state police
No injuries were reported in a two-car accident that occurred at 1:37 p.m. on Oct. 16 along state Route 22 in Porter Township, Huntingdon County.
Police said Steven V. Catalano of Tyrone was eastbound and swerved to avoid on-coming traffic. As a result, he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a parked Oldsmobile owned by Holly J. Feese of Huntingdon.
Both vehicles sustained moderate damage.

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Police report a 28-year-old Maryland man and a 25-year-old Tyrone man were assaulted while leaving the Bellemeade Inn in Antis Township between 2-2:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said the suspects are unknown males.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.

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Injuries reported
Police were called to state Route 220, approximately 500 feet south of California Hollow Road in Snyder Township, at 6:21 p.m. Sunday to investigate an accident. Police said Renee Trexler of Altoona was southbound when she lost control of her vehicle on the wet roadway and struck a northbound vehicle operated by Albert Besse of Greensburg. After the initial impact, the Trexler vehicle spun around and struck a vehicle operated by Claire Carruthers of Duncansvillle, who was traveling behind Trexler. Trexler and a passenger, Korban Trexler of Altoona suffered minor injuries. Besse suffered minor injuries, but a passenger in his vehicle suffered moderate injuries. (The Daily Herald/Virgie Werner)

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Police report a mailbox was damaged along Kerbaugh Road in Antis Township on Friday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police report two bicycles were found in the Hagen Street area of Snyder Township at 10:38 a.m. Saturday. One is a blue, 20-inch boys’ Huffy and the other is a pink, 18-inch girl’s Kent.
Anyone who is missing a bike similar to the descriptions is asked to contact police.
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Police are investigating an incident of reckless endangerment that occurred at a residence off state Route 453 in Tyrone Township on Saturday.
The victim reported that several bullets were fired at this residence. One bullet struck his residence and a picture from inside the residence.
The investigation is continuing.

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Police report a male in his late 20s pumped $15 worth of gasoline into his vehicle at Rossi’s Corner Store in Antis Township between 11 and 11:30 a.m. Monday. He then went inside the store and told the clerk he forgot his wallet.
The suspect asked if he could come back and pay later, which the clerk said was OK; however, he never returned.
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Police report Charles Dimemmo of Tyrone was southbound on SR 1001 in Antis Township at 8:45 p.m. when his 1991 Ford Taurus’ engine compartment caught fire.
No injuries were reported.

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Police report Thomas William Alley of Altoona was arrested for driving under the influence following a routine traffic stop along Interstate 99 in Snyder Township at 10:51 p.m. on Sept. 27.
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Police report someone damaged a vehicle parked at the Miller Trailer Court in Bellwood with spray paint sometime yesterday.

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Police were called to the Sheetz parking lot at the Bellwood interchange in Antis Township at 8:30 p.m. Sunday to investigate a two-car accident.
Police said Judith A. Wilson of RD 1 Altoona was stopped at the Sheetz gas pumps in her 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme when the driver of a maroon Ford passenger vehicle backed into the right front-end of her car. The driver of the Ford then fled the scene traveling northbound on SR 865 towards Bellwood.
Wilson’s vehicle sustained minor damage. She was not injured in the mishap.
The unknown driver’s vehicle should have minor damage to the left, rear-end.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police were called to state Route 764 at the Pinecroft interchange in Antis Township at 4:55 p.m. Sunday to investigate a three-car accident.
According to police, vehicles operated by Darel J. Lennings of Tyrone and Jennifer E. Brown of Altoona were stopped at a traffic light when the Lenning vehicle was struck from behind by a vehicle operated by Robin Lundberg of Altoona. As a result, the Lenning vehicle was pushed into the rear of the Brown vehicle.
Lenning suffered minor injuries in the mishap and his 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass sustained moderate damage. Lundberg and Brown escaped injuries, but both their vehicle sustained minor damage.
Police are continuing to investigate.
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Police are investigating a case of found drug paraphernalia. Police said a marijuana pipe was found during a crash investigation at the Tyrone Mini Storage Sheds in Snyder Township at 4:25 p.m. Sunday.

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Police report 20-year-old Darren Earl Smith of Madera and a 16-year-old juvenile female were arrested following a traffic stop along Interstate 99 in Antis Township at 9:16 p.m. on Saturday.
According to police, the driver, Smith, was found to be smoking marijuana while driving. He was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence.
During the investigation, numerous items of drug paraphernalia were discovered, as well as several items stolen during a retail theft spree that had occurred prior to the stop.
Items recovered were from Pier 1, Franklins, A.C. Moore, Super Petz, Hot Topic, TJ Maxx, Spencer’s and Sally Beauty Supply.
The investigation continues.
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Police report 49-year-old John Kent Taylor of Tyrone was arrested for driving under the influence following a traffic stop along state Route 4027 in front of Stultz and Brown Ford. The incident occurred at 8:07 p.m. on Sept. 24.
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Paul W. Grove of RD 3 Tyrone reported to police that someone as on his front porch with a flashlight between 4:30-5 a.m. Thursday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
Huntingdon state police
Police were called to state Route 350 in Warriors Mark Township at 4:25 p.m. on Saturday to investigate an accident.
Police said Tighe Brandon Eaken of Tyrone lost control of his 1994 Chevy truck while rounding a curve. His vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane and crashed into a vehicle operated by Robert Allen of Hollidaysburg.
No injuries were reported, but that portion of SR 350 was closed for more than an hour. Traffic control was provided by the Warriors Mark/Franklin Volunteer Fire Company.

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Police report 20-year-old Darren Earl Smith of Madera and a 16-year-old juvenile female were arrested following a traffic stop along Interstate 99 in Antis Township at 9:16 p.m. on Saturday.
According to police, the driver, Smith, was found to be smoking marijuana while driving. He was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence.
During the investigation, numerous items of drug paraphernalia were discovered, as well as several items stolen during a retail theft spree that had occurred prior to the stop.
Items recovered were from Pier 1, Franklins, A.C. Moore, Super Petz, Hot Topic, TJ Maxx, Spencer’s and Sally Beauty Supply.
The investigation continues.
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Police report 49-year-old John Kent Taylor of Tyrone was arrested for driving under the influence following a traffic stop along state Route 4027 in front of Stultz and Brown Ford. The incident occurred at 8:07 p.m. on Sept. 24.
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Paul W. Grove of RD 3 Tyrone reported to police that someone as on his front porch with a flashlight between 4:30-5 a.m. Thursday.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 696-6100.
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Police were called to state Route 350 in Warriors Mark Township at 4:25 p.m. on Saturday to investigate an accident.
Police said Tighe Brandon Eaken of Tyrone lost control of his 1994 Chevy truck while rounding a curve. His vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane and crashed into a vehicle operated by Robert Allen of Hollidaysburg.
No injuries were reported, but that portion of SR 350 was closed for more than an hour. Traffic control was provided by the Warriors Mark/Franklin Volunteer Fire Company.

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Police report two separate incidents of assault and harassment occurred at an RR 3 Tyrone residence in Snyder Township Sunday.
Police said a 43-year-old man and his wife got into an argument at their home at 3 a.m. During the course of the argument, the man became upset and threw an ash tray at his wife. The ash tray struck her on the back of her hand, causing two small cuts and bruising.
After being hit by the ashtray, the woman got the phone in an attempt to call police. The man took the phone away from her and threw it.
According to police, the man then grabbed his wife and threw her against the wall, causing a bruise to her upper arm.
After he slammed her against the wall, police said everything calmed down and the victim remained at the residence until 7 a.m. before leaving.
At 6:50 p.m. that day, the man then got into an argument with his 13-year-old daughter. Police said he punched her in the right side of the face. After being punched, the girl got the phone to call police. The man then took the phone away from her and threw it at her brother, his son, because he made a comment about the man punching his sister. The phone did not hit the brother.
After the altercation, the brother and sister left the residence and called police.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident and anticipate filing charges against the man with District Magistrate Fred Miller.
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Police report Patrick Eugene Riggleman, 25, of Tyrone was arrested for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop along state Route 4027 in Snyder Township.
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No injuries were reported in a hit-and-run accident that occurred at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 20 along SR 1013 in Tyrone Township.
Police said Kaw-Liga Yo-Ho of Bellwood was southbound at a high rate of speed and while negotiating a turn in the roadway, crossed the centerline and struck a vehicle operated by Christine Willnecker of Altoona.
Police Yo-Ho then fled southbound without stopping and rendering aid or providing information.
His vehicle then became disabled about a mile away. He was arrested for DUI.
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Police report a 15-year-old male was arrested for exposing himself in a classroom at Bellwood-Antis High School on Sept. 25.
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Police were called to state Route 220 at 12:10 p.m. on Sept. 20 to investigate a two-car accident.
Police said Susan D. McGovern of Pleasant Gap was southbound with her attention fixed on Reese’s Sale Barn instead of her driving, causing her not to see a vehicle operated by Tyrone’s Susan D. Woomer attempting to turn. The McGovern vehicle struck the Woomer vehicle from behind.
Police said McGovern was injured in the mishap, and Woomer escaped injuries.
McGovern was cited.