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A 26-year-old Tyrone man was arrested on DUI charges after an incident on Aug. 10 at 4:55 a.m. on Interstate 99.
Police said Joshua A. Snyder was stopped traveling the wrong way on Interstate 99, just north of the Plank Road exit. He was subsequently arrested for DUI.

A Tyrone man was arrested for harassment and criminal mischief after an early morning Aug. 15 incident in Snyder Township.
Bruce Wayne Daugherty, Jr. was at the residence of Connie Stiver at the time of the incident. He was said to be drinking and became intoxicated and ignorant. Stiver tried to get Daughtery to leave the property. He then allegedly punched her in the head and chest. He also broke a fan and tried to use the victim’s cell phone to call for a ride. Police said he threw the phone causing it to break.

State police arrested a 19-year-old Tyrone man for underage drinking after an incident on Aug. 15, shortly after 3:30 a.m. in Snyder Township.
Police said Michael Farabaugh was walking along State Route 220 and was approached by police. It was determined he had been drinking. Farabaugh was then arrested.

The Uni-Mart in Warriors Mark was the scene of a pump-and-run on Aug. 16 at 10:20 p.m.
An unidentified black man was seen pumping gas into a dark color Chevrolet Cavalier, while the driver, a white male, remained in the vehicle. After pumping $20 worth of gas, the black man got back into the car and the pair fled the scene without paying for it. Huntingdon-based state police are continuing their investigation and are asking for the public’s help.

A burglary occurred at the Spring Mount Pumping Station in Warriors Mark sometime between Aug. 17 and 19.
Someone broke into several sheds at the pumping station, which is owned by the Warriors Mark General Authority. A roll of three-quarter inch copper tubing was removed. It was valued at approximately $200.


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State police investigated a criminal mischief incident at the DelGrosso’s Amusement Park parking lot that happened on July 5.
The incident occurred at 3:36 a.m. in Tipton when 25-year-old Sean Edward Morgan of Hesston allegedly caused damage to a vehicle belonging to Walter Leroy Douglas of Fishertown.
Police said Morgan was charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

An 11-year-old Bellwood girl told police she was the victim of repeated indecent assaults last month.
The girl reported a 63-year-old man had touched her inappropriately on numerous occasions. Police said the victim knew the man who allegedly assaulted her. The incidents were reported to have happened between July 14 and 21. Authorities were continuing their investigation as of late last week.

A Newry woman had items from her vehicle stolen while it sat in a parking lot at the Tytoona Caves in Tyrone Township last month.
The incident happened sometime between 3 and 4 p.m. on July 19, according to Hollidaysburg state police.
Bethany Root was visiting the caves when someone entered her vehicle and removed a pioneer stereo system, money, makeup, a purse and several cds from a maroon Dodge Neon.

State police are investigating a missing person’s case involving a Tipton man.
Forty-year-old Charles Robert Howsare, RR 5, Tyrone, left his residence on July 25 to go to Elmhurst, IL. However, Howsare never showed up at his destination.
Police said the man contacted his wife by phone on Aug. 1, but had not been heard from since that time. He was believed to possibly be in Illinois near the Chicago area as of late last week. Police departments in that area were notified of Howsare’s missing person status.
He is described as 5’-11’’ in height, weighing 230 pounds. He has brown eyes and a salt and pepper beard and mustache. Police said the missing man was driving a gray 1999 Toyota Tacoma with a Pennsylvania registration of YKD5975.
Hollidaysburg state police said there was no update regarding Howsare’s whereabouts as of this morning.


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A Tyrone area man was the victim of a burglary and theft in July in Warriors Mark Township.
Someone entered a barn belonging to Nelson Sangrey and removed numerous items valued at approximately $455 and caused $200 in damage.

State police investigated a criminal mischief accident in Antis Township on July 25 between 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
A vehicle belonging to Betty Levetta Amrhein of Tyrone was damaged along Hollen Road about four-tenths of a mile from Moser Road.
Someone struck the windshield of the victim’s car with an unknown object causing $400 in damage.

A Bellwood man and a Tipton teenager were involved in a two-vehicle accident along Stadium Drive in front of Bellwood-Antis High School on July 27 at 2 p.m.
A car driven by 72-year-old Robert l. Kruis pulled out from a private driveway directly into the path of a car driven by 18-year-old Alycia O’Donald of Tipton. Kruis was wearing a seat belt and his airbag deployed. He was not hurt. O’Donald was wearing a seat belt and her vehicle had no airbag. She did suffer injuries. Police said Kruis was cited but did not specify any offenses in their release. Kruis’ car had serious damage while O’Donald’s vehicle suffered moderate damage.

A theft occurred at Hines Equipment on State Route 1001 in Antis Township sometime between July 30 and Aug. 1.
Police said someone stole a GR2100 Kubota lawn tractor, orange in color with a value of $8,300.

A 22-year-old Altoona man was involved in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 4019 near Sandbank Road in Antis Township on Aug. 2 at 3 a.m.
Christopher Hoffner was traveling north and failed to negotiate a left curve and traveled off the roadway and struck a tree.
Hoffner was wearing a seat belt and police did not indicate any injuries. They did say Hoffner was cited for several summary vehicle code violations.

Two Tyrone men were involved in a two-vehicle accident on State Route 764 at the intersection of T-577 in Antis Township on Aug. 5 at 4:28.
Nineteen-year-old John M. Smith was stopped temporarily on the road. His car was struck in the rear by a pickup truck driven by 58-year-old Gibbs A. Parrish.
Both Smith and Parrish were wearing seat belts and were not injured. Police said Parrish was to be charged with a vehicle code violation.

A Warriors Mark man discovered a theft at his residence along Pennington Road in Warriors Mark Township on Aug. 7 at 4 p.m.
The victim, 59-year-old Donald Cherry, discovered rifles missing from his residence. Huntingdon-based state police said the value of the weapons was undetermined and their investigation is continuing.

A 44-year-old Tipton man was arrested on DUI charges after an incident on State Route 4027 (old Route 220) near the Grazierville Bridge in Snyder Township on Aug. 9 at 10:45 p.m.
Douglas E. Sheasley was arrested for DUI after being stopped for a traffic violation. As of Wednesday, charges were pending at Magisterial District Judge Fred Miller’s office.


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A Snyder Township home was the scene of a burglary in early July.
The home of 54-year-old Michael A. McNeal was entered sometime between midnight on July 1 and 7 a.m. on July 5.
Several Sony Playstation games and a 14 karat gold ring were removed. The value of the items was listed at $560.

A 24-year-old Tyrone man was injured in a one vehicle accident on July 29 at 4:20 a.m. in Warriors Mark Township.
Steven M. Carroll was northbound on State Route 550, approximately three-fourths of a mile north of State Route 4025.
Carroll’s car struck a concrete bridge rail on the east side of the road. The car then continued to travel north and struck the east guide rail. Carroll’s car traveled over an embankment on the east side of the road. The car rolled over as it traveled down the embankment.
Carroll’s car struck a fence at the bottom of the embankment and came to rest on its wheels in a field east on the roadway. Carroll was taken to Tyrone Hospital for treatment. Police said he was not wearing a seat belt and no airbag deployed during the accident. Carroll’s vehicle had heavy damage and had to be towed from the scene.

State police reported a theft at Tyrone Milling in Snyder Township sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m., Saturday.
Someone took a removable aluminum tail gate off a Ford F350 owned by the Mill. Police were continuing their investigation as of earlier this week.

Nelson Brother’s Chevrolet in Snyder Township was the scene of criminal mischief last Saturday between 2 and 4:45 p.m.
Someone broke the right side rear window out of a 2001 Olds Silhouette van.

A 17-year-old girl, Stevie Marie Daus, lost control of the car in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 4015 in Antis Township earlier this week.
The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. on Aug. 1 when Daus’ car left the road and eventually struck a tree about 60 feet from the road.
Daus was reportedly wearing a seat belt and was taken to Altoona Hospital for treatment of injuries. A passenger, 14-year-old Matthew Daus, of Altoona, was seated in the front of the car and was thrown into the rear seat. Another passenger, 19-year-old Robert Deyarmin of Altoona, and the younger Daus had to be extricated by fire personnel. Both were taken to Altoona Hospital for treatment. Police said both teens were wearing seat belts.