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A Tyrone man and woman were involved as the drivers in a two-vehicle accident along River Road (Township Road 503) In Antis Township on April 1 at 1:10 p.m.
The crash happened when a vehicle driven by 42-year-old Dianna Miller was traveling north on the road and a pick-up truck driven by 19-year-old Matthew Hostler was traveling south.
Miller failed to negotiate a curve in the road and lost control of her car which then struck the pick-up. According to police, the right front corner of Miller’s car impacted with the right front corner of the pick-up truck.
Miller was wearing a seat belt and suffered a minor injury. A passenger in her vehicle, 55-year-old Linda L. Clark was also belted and suffered a minor injury.
Hostler was not hurt and was also wearing a seat belt.
Both vehicles had moderate damage.

Two Tyrone women were involved in a physical confrontation near Route 4027 in an alley in the Grazierville area of Snyder Township on April 2 at 5 p.m.
State police said 35-year-old Loni S. Liner and 36-year-old Lori M. Osterhout got into it with each other. Early this month, police said they expected to file disorderly conduct charges against the pair before Magisterial District Judge Fred Miller.

A 46-year-old unidentified woman was found to be in possession of suspected drugs and marijuana pipes in a vehicle parked in the Tyrone Hospital parking lot on April 2.
Charges were pending analysis of the suspected marijuana.

A Bellwood man was the victim of a theft at a business establishment in Huston Township, Centre County sometime between April 3 at 11:30 p.m. and 1 a.m. on April 4.
Joseph Michael Neary II had his Ibanez Taltman guitar stolen from The Endzone on State Route 322. The guitar was described as having a cream neck and pearl knobs. Total loss was listed at $500.

A 70-year-old Centre Hall woman escaped injury in a one-vehicle accident in Taylor Township, Centre County on April 4 at 11:15 a.m.
Katherine Miller was driving southbound on State Route 220 and lost control of her vehicle near the intersection of Goss Hollow Lane. Her car traveled off the west edge of the road and struck a guardrail.

A Warriors Mark driver was involved in a two-vehicle accident on State Route 75 in Spruce Hill, Juniata County, on April 4 at 3 p.m.
Fifty-two-year-old Grady Baney was entering the road from a private lane when his pick-up truck struck a Mack truck operated by 44-year-old John Dearmitt of Lewistown.
Neither driver was injured and both were wearing seat belts. The pick-up truck had disabling damage while the Mack truck had minor damage.


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A Bellwood man was arrested for DUI in Antis Township on March 27 at 2:21 p.m.
State police said Christopher Shelter was arrested at the intersection of State Route 1001 at Stadium Drive. The police release offered no other details.

A rural 37-year-old Tyrone woman was involved in a two-vehicle hit-and-run accident with an unidentified driver on Interstate 99 on March 28 at 2:20 p.m.
Emilee F. Jenkins was driving south on the road about a mile-and-a-half from the Pinecroft exit in Logan Township. Another vehicle identified as a gray sedan was also southbound on the road.
The sedan was in left lane while Jenkins’ vehicle was in the right lane. The unidentified driver went into the right lane for unknown reasons and sideswiped Jenkins’ vehicle.
After hitting the woman’s car, the other driver fled the scene continuing south on I-99. Jenkins pulled her vehicle onto the west berm.
The state police report did not indicate any injuries or damage estimates to Jenkins vehicle. There was also no description of the suspect driver.

A 21-year-old driver from Middletown, MD lost control of her vehicle on Interstate 99 during heavy rain on March 28 at 4:25 p.m.
Kristin M. Kiser was driving on the highway in Snyder Township and lost control of her car and spun off the road hitting a drain pipe and an embankment.
Kiser suffered a minor injury and was wearing a seat belt. Her car had severe damage.

State police reported a theft at a residence in Snyder Township sometime between March 29 and April 5.
The victim reported someone entered a storage shed at a property on Meade Street in Northwood and took a MTD portable generator.

Police investigated foolish activity on April 1 at the Bellwood-Antis High School in Antis Township.
A 16-year-old male student was removed from the school for possession of drug paraphernalia. A report issued a few hours after the 11:40 a.m. incident said police were continuing their investigation at the time.

The American Eagle Paper Mill was ripped off in early April.
Part of an aluminum catwalk was unlawfully taken but was later returned to the facility after it was spotted a mile away from the plant.
Unknown suspects entered the rear of the mill and removed a large section of aluminum catwalk, about 14-feet long and weighing 200 pounds. Police believe the suspect(s) used a four-wheeler to drag the catwalk about a mile up the railroad bed then attempted to hide it in the bushes. Police said an alert neighbor saw the stolen catwalk and informed police.
Authorities determined it was taken from the mill and the section was returned to the company and secured. The incident happened sometime between 7 p.m. on April 1 and 5:42 p.m. on April 2. Police were seeking the public’s help in the case as of their press release of April 5.


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State police reported a criminal mischief incident on March 20, shortly after midnight.
Joshua Hampton allegedly threw a cell phone owned by Shonda Moon and broke it. Police said Hampton was arrested for a summary offense.

A rural Tyrone teen was the victim of a burglary on March 21 between 7:30 a.m. and noon.
The incident happened at a residence located on South 5th St. in the village of Grazierville in Snyder Township.
Someone entered the residence through an unlocked window, ransacked the property and took a cell phone belonging to a teen and some change before leaving the residence.

A one-vehicle accident involving a truck driven by a New York state man happened on State Route 4027 in Snyder Township on March 21, shortly before 10 a.m.
Fifty-four-year-old Diego Laureano was driving south and was attempting to go around a right curve in the road. He cut the curve sharply causing the right rear of his trailer to strike a bridge abutment. The trailer needed to be towed from the scene.
Laureano was cited for careless driving.

A 20-year-old Bellwood woman was cited for retail theft after an incident on March 21 at 10:30 a.m.
State police said Amber Dawn Deleo was cited after the incident at Bickle’s Surplus, in Pinecroft, Antis Township.

A Tyrone woman was involved in a two-vehicle accident involving an unidentified truck driver at the intersection of State Route 865 at State Route 1001 in Antis Township on March 23 at 9:15 a.m.
Holly Henry was stopped in traffic southbound on SR 865, just prior to the SR 1001 intersection.
A red tri-axle dump truck was behind her vehicle. As the traffic light turned green, the truck hit Henry’s vehicle from behind. After the impact, the truck fled the scene.

A Warriors Mark man was victimized by a theft which happened along State Route 350 in the township, sometime between 12:30 a.m. on March 24 and 12:15 a.m. on March 27.
Huntingdon-based state police said John Gilliland had mail stolen from his mailbox. Authorities were continuing their investigation at the time of their release on the incident in late March.

A 48-year-old Altoona man was arrested for simple assault after an incident on State Route 4019 near the Pinecroft fire hall in Antis Township on March 25 at 6:30 p.m.
State police responded to a call at the hall about a man pulling a knife on a cab driver. Upon arrival, police found Fred Leroy Mallery at the fire hall parking lot. The cab driver was located a short distance up the street.
The driver, 55-year-old Edward Schroeder of A-1 taxi in Altoona, told police that he picked up Mallery in Altoona and gave him a ride to his car which was parked near the hall.
Mallery allegedly failed to pay for the cab fare. When Schroeder insisted on payment, Mallery threatened to hit him wit a metal wrench he was holding at the time. He then put down the wrench, displayed a knife, and threatened to stab the cabbie. Schroeder then called the police.
Meanwhile, Mallery’s car wouldn’t start so he left vehicle and started walking. Police said when they located Mallery, he was uncooperative, belligerent and said he was using crack cocaine, heroin and other drugs.
Mallery was placed into a police cruiser and tried to kick out the rear windows of the vehicle and had to be restrained.
Mallery was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Fred Miller in Tyrone. He was charged with simple assault, harassment, public drunkenness and similar misconduct as well as theft of services.
He was placed in Blair County Prison on $10,000 bail. A preliminary hearing was held on March 29 before Judge Miller and the case was waived to the Blair County Court of Common Pleas.

State police investigated a criminal mischief incident which happened in the parking lot of a bar in Snyder Township on March 25 at 2 a.m.
Someone threw a car battery through the front windshield of a vehicle parked in the Racer’s Bar lot located along State Route 220.