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State police investigated a two-vehicle accident on State Route 550 at Dungarvin Road in Warriors Mark Township on Saturday at 8:30 p.m.
Police said a car driven by 26-year-old Antonio R. Moses was negotiating a left curve in the road and lost control of his vehicle and traveled across the road.
The car then hit a truck operated by 18-year-old Luke A. Taylor. The truck was stopped at a stop sign on Dungarvin Road. After the impact, the truck drifted forward and hit the stop sign.
Both vehicles had moderate damage. Both drivers and their passengers were wearing seat belts and were not hurt.
Huntingdon County-based state police were assisted by Warriors Mark Fire Police.

A 45-year-old Altoona woman, Alison J. Seltzer, suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 1013, north of Sickels Corner on Sunday at 2:25 a.m.
Seltzer was traveling north and was attempting to negotiate a left curve. Her car traveled off the road to the right, due to excess speed. The car hit a guide rail barrier and traveled across the road to the west berm and then flipped on its roof.
Seltzer was not using a seat belt and is being charged with state vehicle code violations.

A burglary occurred at the B & S Machine Shop in Grazierville, Snyder Township sometime between 6 p.m. on Sunday and 7 a.m. on Monday.
Someone cut a padlock off a Pepsi machine, but was unable to gain entry into the machine. They then cut a padlock of the door to the shop and entered it. Once inside, they took several tools and fled the scene undetected.
Police said the investigation was continuing as of Wednesday.

A Warriors Mark woman, Loriel A. Herist, suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident in Antis Township on Monday at 3:25 a.m.
Police said the accident happened when Herist was driving east on State Route 4018. Her car traveled off the road, to the right, while Herist was attempting to negotiate a left curve due to excessive speed. The car hit several trees before coming to a rest near the last tree.
Herist was wearing a seat belt. Her vehicle suffered severe damage. Police said Herist was being charged with a state vehicle code violation.

A Tyrone-based construction company was hit by a theft at a I-99 construction site located southeast of Port Matilda.
The incident happened sometime between 3 p.m. on Tuesday and 6 a.m. on Wednesday when someone removed a generator and 200 feet of welding materials.
Anyone with information on the incident should contact Philipsburg State Police at 342-3370.


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A 19-year-old Bellwood area man was arrested on DUI and other charges after an incident on Moser Road in Antis Township on Saturday at 10:40 p.m.
Police said Benjamin Kay Grove was arrested on DUI and underage drinking charges after getting his truck stuck in a ditch alongside a driveway just off of Moser Road.

Two people were involved in an early Sunday morning incident in Antis Township that led to each being charged.
State police responded to a domestic argument on River Road in the village of Fostoria shortly before 3 a.m. on Sunday
Police said 34-year-old Amy Alisa Green of Altoona will be cited for disorderly conduct and 53-year-old Lanny Charles Peterman will be cited for harassment.

State police are investigating a burglary at a residential construction site at the intersection of State Route 4027 and 4025 in Grazierville, Snyder Township.
The incident happened sometime between Sunday at 6 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. at the structure being built by Wayne David Yeager or RR 5, Tyrone.
Police said during that time period, someone entered the basement at the site through an opening in the foundation. Once inside several tools and two containers of change (U.S. currency) were removed.


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A theft of a gun was reported to state police recently.
Police said someone entered the residence of Calvin Meredith Sharer along State Route 1019 in Snyder Township between 5 p.m. on July 19 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 8.
The victim said a Highpoint 9mm handgun was missing.

A Tyrone man suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Aug. 12 at 10:45 a.m.
State police said Charles Benton III was driving a truck on Kerbaugh Road when he drifted off the road and into a ditch causing it to over turn.
Benton was not wearing a seat belt. His truck had moderate damage.

State police have reported the recovery of a stolen vehicle.
Police said the vehicle was found in the parking lot of DelGrosso’s Amusement Park in Tipton last Wednesday at 9:45 p.m. The vehicle belonging to John S. Jenkins of Glasgow was described as a 1995 Dodge Dynasty sedan, grey in color and valued at approximately $500. Police said anyone with information on the theft should contact the Hollidaysburg State Police.

A Tyrone man escaped injury in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 99, 1/4 mile north of the Grazierville exit in Snyder Township on Friday at 7:39 a.m.
Police said two trucks were involved in the delivery of asphalt for work on I-99. A dump truck operated by James Zimmerman of Alexandria was in line, parked and ready to back up to the paver.
Another dump truck operated by Jeffrey Snyder was backing up to get in line to deliver his load of asphalt. Police said Snyder did not see Zimmerman’s dump truck in his mirrors and struck Zimmerman’s truck.
Zimmerman also escaped injury. Both men were wearing seat belts. Police said Zimmerman’s truck had moderate damage to the grill area, radiator, hood and front windshield. It required towing. Snyder’s truck had minor damage.

A rural Tyrone man was the victim of a burglary on Friday at 9:15 p.m.
Police said three known suspects entered the residence of James Earl Bryan without his consent. Police said while the suspects were at the residence they consumed the victim’s alcoholic beverages and damaged a gun cabinet.
The investigation is continuing.


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Corrected report: The following item contained an incorrect last name as it was published yesterday. The correct information appears as follows.
A Madera man, Joseph Vanish, was involved in a DUI incident on State Route 453, four miles north of Tyrone, in Antis Township on Saturday at 11:40 p.m.
Police said Vanish was going south on the road and hit an embankment. He was arrested for DUI and was not wearing a seat belt.

A Spruce Creek man suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident on State Route 45 in Franklin Township on Aug. 1 at 11:20 a.m.
Police said a vehicle operated by 40-year-old James Garlena was traveling west on the road while a vehicle driven by Teeters was traveling east. Police said Garlena’s car crossed into the opposite lane and struck the side of Teeters’ vehicle.
Both men were wearing seat belts. Garlena’s car had minor damage. Teeters’ car also had minor damage and had to be towed from the scene.

A 37-year-old Osceola Mills man, Fred Dively, was arrested for DUI after an incident on old Route 220 in the Bellemeade area of Antis Township on Sunday at 2:02 a.m.
Police said Dively was found asleep at the wheel of his stopped vehicle. He was subsequently arrested for DUI. The case is to proceed via summons.

A 23-year-old Warriors Mark man, Michael Woomer, suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident on I-99 in the Grazierville construction area on Wednesday at 7:55 a.m.
Police said Woomer was southbound when he hit the rear of a truck driven by Gerald Jackson of Hollidaysburg. Woomer hit his head off the windshield of his vehicle.
Police said Woomer will be cited for careless driving and not wearing a seat belt. A 22-year-old passenger in Woomer’s car, Kirsten Woomer, was not hurt. The truck driver also escaped injury.

State police investigated a harassment incident involving family members on Wednesday at 3:25 p.m.
The incident happened on Teaberry Street in Snyder Township when a male juvenile allegedly punched both of his juvenile sisters. Police said the boy was cited for two counts of harassment.

A 36-year-old Altoona man, James Michael Yerty, was not hurt in a one-vehicle accident on Sand Bank Road on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
According to Hollidaysburg state police, Yerty was driving on the wrong side of the road and swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle. Yerty’s vehicle hit an embankment and rolled over. Police said Yerty was not wearing a seat belt. His vehicle had severe damage.

Police are investigating a case of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct on Plummers Hollow Road off of State Route 453 in Tyrone Township on Thursday between 11:50 a.m. and 12:37 p.m.
Police said known adult males were involved in a sexual act within view of the public. Any other persons who may have observed the incident should contact Trooper Benton at the Hollidaysburg State Police at 696-6100.


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An Altoona driver and a passenger escaped injury in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 350 in Warriors Mark Township on July 22 at 3:40 a.m.
Police said 21-year-old Jamie Rogalla lost control of the car while traveling south on the road. The vehicle hit a traffic sign and went into a field. The driver tried to leave the scene in the vehicle, but it got stuck on an embankment.
Police said Rogalla then left the scene on foot. Police said Rogalla would be charged with hit-and-run and multiple traffic offenses.
Both Rogalla and a passenger, 22-year-old Paul Grassmyer of Tyrone, were wearing seat belts. The car had moderate damage.

A rural Tyrone woman was the victim of harassment by communication after incidents that happened between 6 and 10 p.m. on July 30.
The Snyder Township woman reported receiving harassing phone messages from a person known to her. Police said the woman did not want to press charges in the investigation.

A Tyrone man was the victim of a burglary from a barn on Hoover Lane in Snyder Township sometime between July 31 and Aug. 1.
State police said someone entered the barn of Chad Sprankle and stole an orange 2003 KTM Pro Junior 50cc motorcycle valued at $2,000 and a .20 gauge shotgun valued at $400.

A bridge along Plummer Hollow Road was damaged in a criminal mischief incident that happened sometime between 3 p.m. on Aug. 1 and 9 a.m. on Aug. 2.
State police said someone removed wooden side rails from the bridge, which goes across the Little Juniata RIver. The bridge is maintained by the Blair County Highway Department.

A Bellwood man is suspected of driving under the influence stemming from a stop for a traffic violation on State Route 453 in Morris Township in Huntingdon County.
Police said James M. Bilka was found to be under the influence of alcohol when he was stopped shortly before 12:30 a.m. on Aug. 3. Bilka was arrested and released. Charges were pending.

An 18-year-old Tyrone man has been charged for underage consumption and drug possession in an incident that happened on Plummer Hollow Road in Snyder Township last Thursday at 6:44 p.m.
Police said David Allen Chathams was charged with possessing a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and underage consumption.

A 17-year-old girl suffered a minor injury in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 1013 in Sinking Valley last Thursday at 8:20 p.m.
Police said the girl failed to maintain control of her vehicle while traveling north along the road. The vehicle veered off the road and went down an embankment and hit a tree.
Charges involving a violation of driving on roadways laned for travel were filed against the teen driver.

An 18-year-old Texas teen was cited for criminal trespass after an incident last Friday at 10:30 p.m. in Antis Township.
Police said Eric Lee Stoker and three of his friends drove onto private property along Frito Lane. Police said Stoker and the others disregarded several signs marking the area as off limits. Stoker was cited and released.

A 52-year-old Warriors Mark man was accused in a harassment case that happened last Saturday at 2:10 a.m. at his residence.
Police said Elwood Reese was involved in a verbal argument with 46-year-old Robin Reese when he allegedly grabbed the woman and pushed her to the floor. Charges against the man were filed before a Huntingdon County magisterial district judge.

A Madera man was involved in a DUI incident on State Route 453, four miles north of Tyrone, in Antis Township on Saturday at 11:40 p.m.
Police said Joseph Madera was going south on the road and hit an embankment. Madera was arrested for DUI. He was not wearing a seat belt.


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A 46-year-old rural Altoona woman was the victim of criminal mischief stemming from an incident allegedly caused by her son on July 24 at 10:41 p.m.
State police said 22-year-old Matthew Ryan McCall of Altoona arrived at his mother’s house in Antis Township in an intoxicated state and allegedly broke items in the residence. Police said the woman did not want to have charges filed against her son.

An Altoona man reported a theft from his house in Tyrone Township on July 26.
Paul Miller said four rings were taken from the residence. State police were still investigating the incident as of a press release earlier this week.

A gun shop was the scene of a criminal mischief incident on July 26 at 7:06 p.m.
The incident happened when an unknown operator on an ATV entered the gravel parking lot of the Riggles Gap Gun Shop and spun gravel across the front of the store, which broke a large window.

State police cited three juveniles in an incident on Riggles Gap Road on July 26.
Police said the male juveniles were operating dirt-bikes on the road.

A Tyrone area woman was the victim of theft and burglary last Friday.
Christine M. Walters reported two horse saddles and related accessories were taken from her garage in Snyder Township.

An Altoona woman suffered a minor injury in a two-vehicle accident in Antis Township last Friday at 2:15 p.m.
Police said a truck driven by 40-year-old James E. Brown of Bellefonte was traveling south on old Route 220 facing a right light. A car driven by 39-year-old Pamela C. Dukeman was on State Route 4018 turning left with a green turn arrow. Brown’s truck hit the side of Dukeman’s car.
State police said Brown will be cited for a red signal light violation.

A criminal mischief incident happened on the bridge at State Route 453 and Plummer Hollow Road in Snyder Township sometime between Friday and Monday.
Police said someone broke off six boards from the railing of the bridge that crosses the river at the intersection.

Two people were cited after an incident on State Route 350 in Snyder Township on Sunday at 10:15 p.m.
Police said 19-year-old Dottie Kay Brenneman was cited for underage drinking. Twenty-nine-year-old Randy Ralph Eamigh was cited for disorderly conduct.