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An incident of fleeing or attempting to elude police occurred along I-99, two miles south of the Bellwood Exit in Antis Township, May 17.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that Richard Campbell, age 43, of RD 3 Altoona was swerving back and forth within his lane of travel as he traveled on I-99. It was determined that Campbell had been engaging in sexual activity with his female passenger. It was also discovered his driver’s license was suspended. Campbell was told not to drive.
The second contact was made with Campbell as he was again caught driving near the same location. He parked on private property and was told not to drive a second time.
The third contact with Campbell occurred as an officer was parked along SR 1008. Campbell passed this officer in route to the top of Skelp Mountain and his residence. Chase was given and Campbell fled onto his farm. Campbell traveled onto a logging road and he escaped from the area.
Charges were filed before Magisterial District Judge Fred Miller. Charges include fleeing or attempting to elude police, driving under suspension (three counts), driving on roadways laned for traffic, turning movements and required signals, and careless driving.
A hit and run incident occurred along SR 22 just west of Frankstown Road in Frankstown Township, June 15.
Hollidaysburg State Police report a Jeep Cherokee, grayish, purple in color was traveling eastbound on SR 22 when it crossed over the center lane into the westbound lane and struck a 1996 Plymouth Breeze operated by Katherine McKnight, age 22, of Tyrone. The Jeep continued to travel east on SR 22 and failed to stop.
Hollidaysburg State Police are looking for a late 1990s model Jeep Cherokee grayish, purple in color that should have front end and side damage to the driver side of the vehicle. It was being driven by a young, white female at the time of the crash.
Anyone with information should contact Hollidaysburg State Police at 696-6100.
An incident of propulsion of missiles occurred near the Bellmeade Motel, along Old Route 220 in Antis Township, June 15.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that an unknown suspect threw or shot an object at the sides of two cars southbound on Old Route 220. A side window was shattered on both vehicles.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Hollidaysburg State Police at 696-6100.
An incident of criminal mischief occurred along Skelp Mountain Road in Antis Township, between June 16 and June 17.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that a vehicle owned by James Mock of Bellwood was parked overnight along the above roadway. The front and rear windshields were smashed with estimated repair costing $350 each. The tires on the right side were sliced with repair costing $75 each.