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A 29-year-old RR 1, Tyrone man, Mark Earnest Campbell, has been accused of trespassing stemming from an incident on Oct. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at the Fours Paws impound lot.

An Antis Township woman reported a criminal mischief incident on Spruce Street that happened sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 and 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 16.
Patricia Ann Wertz said two tires valued at approximately $150 were damaged.

A Warriors Mark woman reported a criminal mischief incident that happened at her residence Oct. 18 at 5 a.m.
Glenna L. Wiseman reported someone damaged a Halloween decoration that was on her front lawn. The person or persons fled the scene after the incident and were possibly using ATVs. Anyone with information on the incident should contact state police in Huntingdon County at 627-3161.

Two passengers suffered injuries in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 220, about 4 miles south of Port Matilda last Thursday at 3:15 a.m.
State police said a vehicle driven by an unknown driver was traveling north on the road and for unknown reasons traveled off the road and into a field located along the east berm.
The car continued across the field and struck several small trees and flipped onto its right side and came to a rest against several trees.
The driver and passengers were able to climb out of the vehicle and the driver fled on foot before police arrived.
A passenger, Eric Britt, 21, of Johnstown suffered minor injuries. Another passenger, Jesse Priestner, 21, of Lerayville, suffered moderate injuries. Both men were transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College by Port Matilda EMS. The car had severe damage and was towed from the scene.
Philipsburg state police were still investigating the crash and had not identified the driver as of their press release last week. Police were assisted by Halfmoon Valley Towing and members of the Port Matilda and Bald Eagle fire companies.

State police are investigating an attempted theft from a vehicle from the parking lot of a church in Tipton on Friday at 11 a.m.
The suspect arrived in a vehicle and parked on the right side of a vehicle belonging to Thomas Clark Kovac of RR 2, Tyrone. Police said the suspect attempted to gain entry to the vehicle through the unlocked driver’s door. The suspect then attempted to remove the stereo from the victim’s vehicle. The suspect damaged the dashboard to the victim’s vehicle but was unable to remove the stereo. The suspect then fled the scene in his vehicle.
Police described the suspect as a white man, 25 to 30-years-old, six feet in height and weighing 180 to 190 pounds. His hair was described as brown. The suspect was also described as having a mustache and goatee.
His vehicle was described as a 1980s model, gray sedan of an unknown make or model.

A 16-year-old Duncansville teen was involved in a one-vehicle accident on Kettle Road in Tyrone Township on Friday at 11 p.m.
Police said the boy was northbound on the road and lost control of his SUV on a curve. The vehicle went off the road and hit an embankment and rolled over on its side. The teen was not injured and he was wearing a seat belt. Police said he would be cited for a vehicle code violation.
The Sinking Valley Fire Company assisted at the scene.


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A rural Tyrone woman was the victim of criminal mischief in Warriors Mark sometime between 9:20 p.m. last Friday and 6:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Someone used an unknown object to break the left-rear passenger window and scratch the driver’s side window of Amy Hoff’s vehicle while it was parked at the intersection of Huntingdon Furnace Road and Route 453. Damage was estimated at $400.

A 71-year-old Bellwood man has been accused in a criminal trespass case that happened at a church in the Bellwood area on Monday at 7 p.m.
Police said Dean H. Campbell appeared at the parking lot of the Bellwood Church of the Brethren and refused to leave after being told to leave three times by the church pastor. Campbell is facing a criminal defiant trespass charge.

A 21-year-old Bellwood man, Wesley R. Grove, has been accused in a retail theft incident at the Bellwood Sheetz in Antis Township on Monday afternoon.
State police said Grove allegedly concealed and removed a package of candy from the store that was valued at $2.29.
Grove is being charged with summary retail theft and faces a fine of up to $300 plus court costs and/or up to 90 days in jail.

Two people are being sought in a loitering and prowling incident at the Snappy’s convenience store in Bald Eagle, Snyder Township.
The incident happened at 3:10 a.m. on Wednesday when two men were hiding in a wooded area of the store. The men were observed peering through a window on the west south side of the building by a customer that was in the store.
Both men were wearing bandanas over their faces. The customer exited the store to confront the men and they ran behind the building and into the woods.


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A residence on Pot Pie Hill Road in Snyder Township was the scene of a burglary sometime between Oct. 6 and 14.
Police said someone entered a detached garage at the Robert Steele, Jr. residence and removed two chainsaws and a gas can. The chainsaws are described as an older model, all-steel Husqvarna 20-inch chainsaw and a Stihl, 16-inch “0-19” model tree trimmer chainsaw.
The items were valued at $295.
Anyone with information regarding the crime should contact state police in Hollidaysburg at 696-6100.

A theft of services incident happened at the Bellmeade Motel on Route 220 in Antis Township on Oct. 8 at 4:30 p.m.
Police said a white female driving a blue Nissan Pathfinder was observed throwing an old chair into a trash dumpster paid for by the motel.
A registration plate from the vehicle was obtained and an arrest is pending.

A criminal mischief incident that happened sometime between 12:45 p.m. on Oct. 10 and 6:50 a.m. on Oct. 11 in the Bellwood area is being investigated by state police.
Police said the incident happened at the end of North Eighth Street in Antis Township when someone cut a fuel return line on a 1991 International Truck belonging to Nagle’s Disposal. The damage was listed at $45.
Anyone with information on the incident should contact state police.

A rural Tyrone man informed police of a burglary at his home along Grazierville Road that happened sometime between last Thursday and Sunday.
Police said Michael McCloskey of RR 5, Tyrone told them that someone entered his barn and stole a blue Yamaha 80cc dirtbike valued at $850. Police are continuing their investigation.

A rural Tyrone man was the victim of a a burglary, theft and criminal mischief incident at his residence along State Route 4020, in the village of Reightown, Antis Township on Saturday between 12:01 and 12:40 a.m.
Police said a neighbor alerted Michael David Anspach of RD 2, Tyrone that two ATVs belonging to him were abandoned a short distance from his home. Two men were seen running away from the ATVs toward the woods south of the Reightown bridge. Anspach was able to recover his ATVs before calling police.
An investigation revealed the suspects had removed a padlock from Anspach’s shed to remove the ATVs. The suspects also took $260 worth of ATV-related items from the shed. The recovered vehicles are valued at a combined $5,300.
Police said the suspects were not located. Anyone who may have seen loitering or suspicious people in the Reightown area in the overnight hours between Friday and Saturday are asked to contact state police at 696-6100.

State police released details on two incidents that happened at Greentree Village in Bald Eagle, Snyder Township, on Saturday evening.
The first incident happened around 8:30 p.m. when a 12-year-old male tried to stab several staff members with a wood screw. He also allegedly punched and kicked some of the staff members.
Police said the matter was being handled by Blair County Juvenile authorities.
In a separate incident that occurred about 10 minutes later at the youth home, police said a 16-year-old boy punched a 14-year-old boy in the face, which caused a nose injury.
Police said that incident is also being handled by juvenile authorities.

A 35-year-old Tyrone man, Eric James Daughenbaugh, was involved in a DUI-related car crash on old Route 220, in Northwood, Snyder Township on Sunday at 1:45 a.m.
Police said Daughenbaugh was driving north on the road when for an unknown reason, he drifted into the oncoming lane. He then over-corrected by steering his vehicle too hard to the right, causing it to spin clockwise.
The vehicle spun sideways into a slight embankment on the property of Roslyn Hamer. The car rolled onto its roof and came to a final rest upside down with its right side against the corner of Hamer’s house. The residence had minor structural damage.
An on-scene investigation resulted in Daughenbaugh being arrested for DUI. The case will proceed by summons, according to the state police release.


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A motorcycle was stolen in Warriors Mark sometime between 9 p.m. last Saturday and noon on Sunday.
Police said someone took a 2003 Yahama TTR125 Motorcross motorcycle from a property adjacent to the victim, Lori Replogle.
The motorcycle was described as blue and white in color with gray handle grips. It also has a Fox sticker on the front along with stickers that look like bullet holes located down the side of the bike.
The motorcycle is valued at $800. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police in Huntingdon County.

An early Sunday morning burglary is being investigated in Snyder Township.
Police said the incident happened at a residence located along old Route 220 in Snyder Township. Police said a white man with a bald or closely shaved head was seen exiting a garage with tools and a container of gas. The woman at the residence, Kim LaRosa, yelled at the man and he fled the scene.
The man was said to be wearing a navy blue T-shirt and jeans.

A 32-year-old Bellwood man, Jeremy Shane Corbin, was accused of harassment after an incident on North Second Street in Bellwood on Monday at 2 a.m.
Police said Corbin came into physical contact with 28-year-old Kayci Lynn Tatsch-Corbin. Police said Mr. Corbin will be charged with harassment.


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An Antis Township man was the victim of a burglary sometime between Oct. 3 and 4 in Antis Township.
Someone pried open the door of a shed belonging to John D. Myers. A Husquavarna chain saw valued at $150 was taken from the shed located on Pacanowski Lane.

A Tipton woman was the victim in an access device fraud case in Antis Township last week.
State police said someone used the debit card of Stephanie Hollen at the M & T Bank in Tipton to withdraw $400 from her account without her consent.

A residence along State Route 865 in Antis Township was the scene of a burglary last Thursday.
Police said a rural Tyrone woman reported someone stole her daughter’s DVD player valued at $35.

A hit-an-run accident happened last Thursday at 4:50 p.m. in Snyder Township.
Police said Harvey Pasternack of State College was traveling north on I-99 at the Tyrone exit when his vehicle was sideswiped by a tractor trailer truck. The tractor trailer failed to stop.

State police are looking into a hit-and-run case that happened at the intersection of State Route 865 and Grandview Road in Antis Township on Saturday at 2:05 a.m.
Police said a silver sports utility vehicle was north on 865 when it was negotiating a left curve. The unidentified operator lost control and the vehicle hit a guide rail and went through the intersection. The vehicle left the road and hit a carport and a parked truck. The truck was then pushed into another parked vehicle next to it. The driver left the scene headed north on 865.
The driver was described as a white man in his 20s to 30s with a bald or closely shaved head. The sports utility vehicle was likely a Jeep Grand Cherokee, according the police press release.
A large chunk of the vehicle’s right-rear corner bumper was left at the scene.
Anyone with information on the vehicle or the driver should contact state police at 696-6100.

A Tyrone man, 29-year-old Mark Ernest Campbell, was involved in a vehicle accident along old Route 220, three miles north of Tyrone, in Snyder Township, on Saturday at 5:25 a.m.
Police said Campbell was traveling south on old 220, when he allegedly fell asleep and lost control of his pick-up truck. The vehicle slid from the north lane to the western edge of the road. The vehicle left the road and traveled onto the west berm.
At the first point of impact, the front end and undercarriage hit the front porch, steps and flower beds at the residence of William Reese of RD 3, Tyrone. The pick-up truck then traveled onto the driveway at the property and hit a parked pick-up truck. That truck spun to the right while Campbell’s truck continued to travel southwest. Campbell’s vehicle came to rest in Reese’s yard.
The parked pick-up slid into a parked car after it was hit by Campbell’s. The parked and unoccupied truck came to a rest facing south while the parked and unoccupied car it hit came to rest facing north.
Campbell refused treatment at the scene. Charges are pending while the investigation continues in the incident. Police are looking into the possibility of alcohol playing a role in the crash.
The Bald Eagle Volunteer Fire Company and (fire) police responded to assist at the scene.


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Two teenagers were caught after a pump-and-run incident at Snappy’s in Bald Eagle, Snyder Township on Sept. 26 at 2:27 p.m.
Police said the juveniles pumped $10 worth of gas into a car and drove off. They were caught a short time later. The driver was 14-years-old and was also arrested for driving without a license.

State police investigated an attempted burglary at a residence located along State Route 220 in Snyder Township.
Police said someone attempted to gain entry into the home of Darl Leroy Merritts on Sept. 27 between 10:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. The person attempted to gain entry on the west side of the man’s mobile home. They were unable to gain entry and fled the scene undetected.

An ATV was taken from the Stetter Farm on Stetter Road in Antis Township during the overnight hours between Sept. 28 and 29.
Police said a Honda ATV was taken from Mary Stetter’s residence. It was found sitting along a stream about 300 yards from the residence.

A storage garage located along Vanscoyoc Hollow Road in Snyder Township was the scene of a burglary sometime between Sept. 30 and last Wednesday.
Police said someone pried open a metal door with a dead bolt lock on it and entered into a storage garage belonging to David Scott Bonsell. The person then left the scene undetected.

A 28-year-old Tyrone man, Shawn C. Wilson, was injured in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 4018, one-half mile east of State Route 4019 in Antis Township on Oct. 1 at 5:15 a.m.
Wilson was traveling east on the road when he failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway. His car traveled off the road sideways to the right and struck a mailbox and its post. The vehicle’s right side then hit a tree.
Wilson received treatment at Altoona Regional Medical Center. His car had severe damage.


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A Claysburg woman has been charged with harassment after an incident in the early morning hours of Sept. 24 in Fostoria, Antis Township.
Brandy Shawley was accused after she allegedly called the victims, Donna and Troy Boutiller, approximately 20 times. Police said the calls were made between 12:58 and 2 a.m. and annoyed the victims and woke two children sleeping in the house.

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of old Route 220 and State Route 865 in Antis Township on Sept. 24 at 1:18 p.m.
Police said a vehicle driven by Kerri V. Rossi of Hollidaysburg was northbound on old 220 while a vehicle driven by Ira Finnegan of Imler was southbound in the left turning lane. Finnegan’s vehicle moved into the path of Rossi’s vehicle while attempting to turn left. The impact occurred at the intersection.
Finnegan suffered a neck injury and was taken to Altoona Regional Medical Center by ambulance. Rossi suffered a minor injury. Four passengers in Rossi’s vehicle were not injured. Both drivers and all the passengers in Rossi’s vehicle were wearing seat belts.
Finnegan’s car was listed as totaled. Rossi’s vehicle had severe damage. Police said Excelsior No. 1 Fire Company assisted at the scene.

A 27-year-old rural Tyrone man, Joseph Daughenbaugh, was accused in a harassment incident at a residence along State Route 4025 in Snyder Township on Sept. 24 at 10:29 p.m.
Police said they received a report that Daughenbaugh appeared twice outside the residence of Lance Geissinger and had no legitimate reason to be there other than to harass the victim. Police said they planned to file a summary citation regarding the incident.

State police are investigating the theft last week of a bicycle from 98 B Mead Street in Northwood, Snyder Township.
Police said someone took a bike belonging to a 14-year-old boy from the property sometime between 9 p.m. on Sept. 24 and 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 25. The bike was outside of a garage at the time of the theft. Police described it as a GT racing bicycle (no serial number listed). The bike was valued at $150. Anyone with information should call state police at 696-6100.

A Bellwood man, 36-year-old Steven Coulter, suffered a minor head injury in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 4019 (old 6th Avenue) in Antis Township on Sept. 25 at 12:32 p.m.
Police said Coulter lost control of his vehicle traveling north on the road while he was going around a right curve. Coulter’s vehicle went down a yard and into some woods and struck a tree. Coulter was taken to Altoona Regional Medical Center for treatment. Police said Coulter reported he had suffered a mini-seizure. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the police release.


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A Warriors Mark man reported someone entered his residence between July 30 and Sept. 15 and took guns from the property.
State police said the incident happened at the Dennis Peterson, Sr. residence on Dry Hollow Road. Someone took the weapons from a locked gun safe. The items taken were a Taurus 9mm nickel with wood grips, 92 F semi-auto, 308 British short barrel carbine and a black 9mm carbine rifle-dot scope. Anyone with information on the crime should contact Huntingdon County-based state police at 627-3161.

Police are investigating a theft at a rural Tyrone home that happened sometime between 3 p.m. on August 28 and 4 p.m. last Thursday.
Police said several articles of jewelry were removed from the Mountain View Road home of Samuel Romano and Sherry Lang.

Two people have been charged with receiving stolen property after an incident at Caracciolo’s Salvage Yard in Pinecroft, Antis Township on Sept. 18 at 1:30 p.m.
Police charged Amanda Steele of Duncansville and Francis Gaul of Flinton after they allegedly tried to sell copper that had been stolen two days earlier from Caracciolo’s.

State police are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened at the I-99 construction site in Bald Eagle, Snyder Township in the overnight hours between Sept. 19 and Sept. 20.
Police said someone smashed a side window of a construction vehicle belonging to A & L Construction Company of Belle Vernon, PA.

A 27-year-old Ashville man, Jason Paul McClellan, has been accused in an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle/DUI incident that happened sometime between 10:11 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 1:21 a.m. on Sept. 23.
Police said McClellan operated a vehicle belonging to Tina Marie Smith of Altoona without her permission. He was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving under the influence of alcohol.