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State police are investigating an allegation of a statutory sexual assault in Antis Township that dates back to October of last year.
Police said an adult male and a female under the age of 16 had consensual sexual intercourse in a wooded area in the township.

Two people escaped injury in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 764 in Antis Township on March 11 at 10:45 p.m.
Twenty-four-year-old Jamie N. Rodkey’s car became disabled after hitting a deer. Rodkey was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. A 16-year-old passenger was also wearing a seat belt and escaped injury.
Rodkey’s vehicle had moderate damage.

A 22-year-old State College woman, Sarah Jane Hillard, was involved in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 99 in Antis Township on March 13 at 4 a.m.
Hillard lost control of her car, as she was northbound on the road. The car crossed over to the southbound side of the interstate and hit a guide rail. Hillard was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.
Her car had severe damage.

A 36-year-old Tyrone man, Patrick A. Mills, has been accused of aggravated assault in an incident that happened last Thursday at 3 a.m. at the Tyrone Hospital in Snyder Township.
Police said while Mills was being treated at the hospital’s emergency room, he intentionally spit at a 39-year-old female nurse, Peggy Sue Banks.

A 30-year-old man was accused of pumping $12.08 in gas and left without paying for it at Snappy’s in Snyder Township last Thursday at 11:07 a.m.
Police said after an investigation a suspect was developed and he was interviewed. The suspect made restitution to the store and prosecution of the case was declined.

State police investigated an underage drinking incident that happened along Parkway Drive in the Bellemeade area of Antis Township on Saturday at 1:30 a.m.
Police said 20-year-old Zachary W. Apple appeared on Parkway Drive in possession of and under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Apple is being charged with underage drinking.


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Several people were involved in a harassment/criminal mischief case that dates back to Feb. 20.
A male and female juvenile were allegedly slamming doors inside the residence of Elizabeth Jacobus at RR 7, Box 530 in Tipton. While slamming the doors, damage was done to the wall area.
Police said after the damage was done to the wall, Angel Yingling struck the juvenile female in the head. The juveniles were cited for criminal mischief while Yingling was charged with harassment.

Huntingdon County-based state police are investigating a burglary that happened In Warriors Mark Township sometime between the beginning of the month and Monday.
Police said the incident happened at a camp on Bear Ridge Lane, off of Ridge Road when someone entered the victim’s property and unsuccessfully attempted to break into the camp. The suspect(s) then pried open the shed, breaking the lock and proceeded to enter the structure and defecate in a garbage can. The suspect(s) then took a container full of gasoline and left the scene. Police said they have suspects under investigation in the case.

A 49-year-old Port Matilda area woman was the victim of identity theft on March 7 between 7 a.m. and midnight.
Deborah G. Bell reported someone attempted to purchase NASCAR tickets by using her identity. The purchase was caught before it was completed.

Several people were arrested for underage drinking after an incident at the Cherry Street Apartments in Tipton, Antis Township over the weekend.
State police responded to a noise complaint at the apartment building shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday.
Police accused the following people of underage drinking: 20-year Jared Davis Dietzel, 19-year-old Timothy Shane Evans and 19-year-old Mark Allen Rogers, all of Bellwood; 20-year-old Michael Kevin Friedenberger, 20-year-old Daniel M. Savino, 18-year-old Andrew James Woolford and a 17-year-old female, all of Tyrone. Also accused was 20-year-old Ashley Nicole Kaufman of Altoona.
Police said each suspect would be sent a summons as a result of the incident.

A 19-year-old Maryland woman was involved in a one-vehicle accident on I-99 south, approximately two miles north of the Tyrone interchange in Snyder Township on Sunday at 3:50 a.m.
Police said Daniella Irene Hannah Cole struck a deer with her SUV. Cole was wearing a seat belt and was not hurt.
The SUV had moderate front end damage and had to be towed from the scene.

A 41-year-old Port Matilda man was arrested on Sunday, shortly after 8:30 p.m. on DUI charges stemming from an incident on Goss Hollow Lane, approximately 1/4 mile west of State Route 220 in Taylor Township, Centre County.
Police said Timothy P. Brobeck was stopped after driving his vehicle from where it was reported as being suspiciously parked across from a residence on Goss Hollow Lane for a long period of time.

State police investigated a burglary on Harris Street in Reightown, Antis Township that happened Tuesday between 5:45 and 7:45 p.m.
The residence of Jennifer and Trevor Wicks was forcibly entered while they were not at home. The burglar(s) gained entry to the walkway area between the garage and the living area by forcing open a rear door. No other parts of the structure were believed to have been entered. Nothing was found missing.


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A rural Altoona woman suffered severe injuries as a result of an accident on Sinking Valley Road in Tyrone Township on March 11 at 8:10 a.m.
Adrienne E. Sweeney was operating her vehicle at a high rate of speed and lost control of it. The vehicle left the road and traveled onto the lawn belonging to John Nardozza causing moderate damage to it.
Police said Sweeney was cited for several moving violations.

A 38-year-old woman from Lanse, PA suffered a minor injury in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 99, just north of the Tyrone southbound exit in Tyrone on Sunday at 7:59 a.m.
Deborah A. Rendulic was traveling in the right southbound lane when she lost control of her vehicle. It rotated counter clockwise and struck the middle cement barrier with the right front end and then the right rear end.
The vehicle came to a rest partially on the barrier and in the left southbound lane of the road facing north.
Rendulic was wearing a seat belt. Three passengers, ages 14, 12 and 10 were all wearing seat belts and were not hurt.

Police said a small amount of marijuana was found on Stadium Drive in Antis Township on Sunday and it was reported to authorities.

A 50-year-old Tipton woman was the victim of theft at her residence on Sunday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Police said someone entered the bedroom of Pauline Marie Osterhout and removed some money from it.

A 20-year-old Riddlesburg, PA man and a Bedford County juvenile were charged with underage drinking after an incident in Taylor Township, Blair County early on Monday morning.
Police said Joel Donald Mills and the juvenile were charged when they were found loitering at the scene of a traffic collision on Decker Road.

Police are investigating a burglary at an Antis Township business that happened sometime between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 7:50 a.m. on Thursday.
Someone entered Maple Mountain Industries by forcing open a side door. After gaining entry, the burglar went to the cash drawer and stole $273. Police said their investigation was continuing.


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Police are seeking a man in connection with a fraud incident at Snappy’s Convenience Store in Bald Eagle that dates back to late December of last year.
The man purchased more than $1,000 in cigarettes with a fraudulent credit card at the store. Police described him as a black man in his 20s to 30s and about six foot in height. Authorities said the man might be from the state of New York.

The Bellmeade area of Antis Township was the scene of criminal mischief last week.
Someone damaged trash cans belonging to Paul Wakefield Vincent of North Hawthorne Drive. The cans were damaged on March 8, shortly before 8 p.m. when an unknown driver drove a vehicle into the victim’s driveway and hit the cans.

A Bellwood woman was the victim of theft stemming from an incident on March 9.
Police said 48-year-old Debra Diane Logue of Stadium Drive, Antis Township reported a person known to her stole some of her medications. Police were continuing their investigation as of their release on Monday.

A rural Tyrone man had snow equipment taken from his truck in an incident at his residence last week.
Someone made off with the snowplow attachment to a truck belonging to 41-year-old William James Houp. The unknown person took the attachment while the truck was parked in the man’s driveway along State Route 4021, about 100 feet north of Danbeck Road in Antis Township. Police said the incident happened sometime between 10 p.m. on March 9 and 6 a.m. on March 10.

A Houtzdale man is being charged with criminal mischief after an incident last weekend at a residence in Warriors Mark Township.
Police said 47-year-old Gregory Reifer is accused of cutting a phone line leading from the box outside the residence of 45-year-old Norma Reifer. Damages were estimated at less than $500.


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A Bellwood man, Shawn M. Rilling, was involved in an accident on Feb. 26 at 2:30 p.m. on Route 550 in Snyder Township.
Rilling lost control of his 2001 Dodge Durango, exited the road and struck a utility pole. Rilling and passengers Faith Rilling and daughter Aliyah Rilling were not injured.
All parties were wearing seat belts or were in a child seat.

Two people from Tyrone have been charged in a retail theft case that happened on Feb. 27 at 12:30 a.m. at Snappy’s store in Bald Eagle, Snyder Township.
State police said 22-year-old Amanda Lynn Mottern and 26-year-old Jedidiah Robert Bellows, both of 1407 Pennsylvania Avenue, were charged with retail theft after they pumped $21.41 worth of gasoline and left the store premises without paying for it.

A 26-year-old driver from Indiana, PA was involved in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 99, northbound near the Tyrone exit in Snyder Township on Feb. 28 at 7:35 a.m.
The crash happened when Jing Yu lost control of his vehicle due to ice and snow covered road conditions. The vehicle went off the road onto a grassy embankment. Yu was not injured. Two passengers in the vehicle, 54-year-old Qiguang Yu and 51-year-old Minshen Shen, both of Indiana, also escaped injuries. All three occupants were wearing seat belts.

A Tyrone man was involved in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 453 on March 2 at 7:15 a.m.
The crash happened when 49-year-old John S. Rudy attempted to negotiate a curve on the ice-covered road. His triaxle dump truck went onto the east embankment and struck a telephone pole. The truck rolled onto its side and came to rest partially on the road.
Rudy was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

A Warriors Mark woman escaped injury when she lost control of her vehicle on State Route 350 in Snyder Township on March 2 at 7:20 p.m.
Maria L. Dawson was driving on a snow and ice-covered roadway when the crash happened. Dawson was wearing a seat belt at the time of the incident.

A Tyrone area woman’s garage was the site of a criminal mischief incident sometime between 9 p.m. on March 2 and 11:30 a.m. on March 3.
The incident happened when someone shot out a garage window at the RD 4 residence of Lois Sprankle. A pink paintball was used to shoot out the window. Anyone with information on the incident should contact Hollidaysburg State Police at 696-6100.

The Gilliland farm along Warriors Mark Path (State Route 350) was the scene of criminal mischief sometime between 6 p.m. on March 5 and 8:30 p.m. on March 6.
Someone cut a high tensile wire fence that houses horses belonging to John Gilliland. The horses were discovered on the road by a passing motorist and were safely gathered and put in another pasture.
Huntingdon County-based State Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at (814) 627-3161.


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A 34-year-old Bellefonte man suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 220 at the intersection with White Tail Lane in Snyder Township on Feb. 25 at 3:15 p.m.
Vincent S. Mazzotta, Jr. swerved to avoid traffic ahead of him and his vehicle rolled on its roof and slid off the road. Mazzotta was not wearing a seat belt. His vehicle had moderate damage.

A 29-year-old Antis Township woman was assaulted at her residence on Lower Riggles Gap Road in Antis Township on Feb. 25 at 8 p.m.
The woman was in her bedroom and upon exiting the room she observed a man in the home. The man assaulted the woman causing moderate injuries. The suspect fled the house after the attack.
Police said the man apparently entered the residence through an unlocked door and was surprised that the home was occupied. A search of the area was conducted after the crime was reported but the suspect was not located.
The victim was treated for her injuries at the Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Campus.
The suspect was described as a white male in his 20s to early 30s, six feet tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds with dark hair. Anyone with information on the incident should contact state police at Hollidaysburg at 696-6100.
State police were assisted by Logan Township and Bellwood police departments during the search for the suspect.

Police investigated a hit-and-run accident in Antis Township that happened on Feb. 25 at 9:30 p.m.
An unknown vehicle hit the rear of a vehicle operated by Teri Hileman of Altoona as she was turning left onto Lynne Drive from State Route 4018. The unknown vehicle fled towards Bellwood.
Hileman was wearing a seat belt and was not hurt.

An unknown person threw a rock at a vehicle along State Route 4019 in Antis Township sometime between 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 26.
The rock hit the left front side of a vehicle belonging to Jody J. Weimer of rural Altoona. The rock dented her 1994 Ford Explorer.