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A harassment incident occurred along Ricotta Lane in the Pinecroft area of Antis Township, July 22.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that Gloria Quarry, age 64, of Altoona and Lisa Smouse, age 42, of Tyrone became engaged in a verbal altercation resulting in each person striking one another.
Both individuals are being cited for summary assault harassment.
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A retail theft incident occurred at Rossi’s Corner Store along Old Route 220 in the Tipton area of Antis Township, July 23.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that a white female in her 30’s, thin build, approximately 5 feet, 5 inches tall, and dark hair pumped $30 worth of fuel and fled the scene without paying for it.
She was driving a tan sedan, possibly a Ford Escort, that was missing a hubcap off of the driver side front wheel and another hubcap was missing off of the passenger rear wheel.
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Another retail theft incident occurred, this time at Snappy’s Store, at the intersection of Old Route 220 and SR 350 in Snyder Township, July 25.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that a thin white male pumped $50.01 into an older blue car and fled the scene without paying.
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An incident of harassment by communication or address occurred in the Grazierville area of Snyder Township, July 27.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that Gerald Wallace received two harassing phone calls from a male actor at his residence.
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A hit-and-run crash occurred along SR 865 in Bellwood Borough, July 28.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that unknown actors crashed a Kawasaki Motorcycle on the bridge in Bellwood.
The operator walked away from the scene. State Police have a suspect.
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An attempted burglary occurred in the Tipton area of Antis Township, July 28.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that two males attempted to gain entry to a garage and were interrupted by the homeowner.
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A harassment incident occurred along Spruce Street in Antis Township, July 26.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that Merriel Edward Taylor, age 79, of Tipton was pushed and threatened with a shovel by his brother, Lavern Howard Taylor, age 72, of Tyrone.
Summary charges of harassment are filed against Lavern Taylor.
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A burglary incident occurred along SR 550 in Warriors Mark Township, at some point between July 26 and July 27.
Huntingdon State Police report that unknown actor(s) broke the side window of Randall Reed’s garage to gain entry. Once inside, they opened Reed’s garage door and removed a large tool chest.
The tool chest contained approximately $15,000 worth of tools. The tools were mostly Snap-On brand, but there were some Craftsman brand tools as well.
Also stolen were Impact guns ranging from half inch drive to one inch drive.
Anyone with information regarding this theft or suspicious people trying to sell tools are urged to contact State Police at 627-3161.
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There was a lost and found property incident by the Thomastown train crossing in the Thomastown area of Snyder Township, July 29.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that assorted items were found in a wooded area by the Thomastown train crossing. These items included a bed sheet, undergarments, and some personal toiletry items.
Anyone wishing to claim these may contact State Police at 696-6100.
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An incident of terroristic threats occurred at Parkway Drive Apartments in Antis Township, July 30.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that a 17-year-old male juvenile was placed in the Blair County Juvenile Detention Center after he threatened to kill his father during an argument.
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An incident of simple assault occurred in a wooded area behind Forshey’s Junk Yard in the Pinecroft area of Antis Township, July 31.
Hollidaysburg State Police report that a 15-year-old male juvenile was assaulted by two other juvenile males known to him in a wooded area behind the business listed.