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Registration plate stolen
On Thursday, September 20, state police pulled over John Mark Moore, 26, Altoona, along Route 220 in Antis Township. A traffic stop was conducted after Moore’s 2003 Dodge Intrepid was revealed that the registration plate was reported stolen to the Tyrone Borough Police Department. Moore was the owner of the vehicle and denied any knowledge about how the registration plate ended up on his vehicle.

One vehicle crash
State police in Hollidaysburg reported a one vehicle crash along SR 1013, Tyrone Township on September 19. A known 17-year-old male juvenile from Altoona was traveling south in his 2004 Chevrolet Sedan when he lost control of the vehicle after driving at a high rate of speed over the crest of a hill. The vehicle left the roadway along the northbound berm and overturned six times before coming to rest off the roadway. The male juvenile suffered moderate injuries and was wearing his seatbelt. Two known female passengers, ages 15 and 13, also of Altoona, suffered moderate injuries and were both wearing seatbelts as well. The vehicle was severely damaged.

Identity theft
Actor(s) stole the identity of Raymond Edward Leonard, 57, and Darlene Roxanne Leonard, 54, both of Sinking Valley Rd., Tyrone Township, and used their debit card number to make several unauthorized purchases. State police reported that purchases included paying phone bills, rental furniture, a storage facility and plane tickets. A complete total of losses has not been tabulated.

DUI crash
Hollidaysburg State Police on Monday, September 17, reported a one vehicle accident along I-99 South, Antis Township, involving Stephanie Lynn Shaw, 24, Philipsburg. Shaw lost control of her 1997 Chevrolet Astro Van and crashed, completely rolling over and coming to rest on its right side facing north along the east guardrail. Shaw was cited for DUI, careless driving and roadways laned for traffic. Shaw was wearing her seatbelt and suffered moderate injuries.

Harassment/disorderly conduct
On Friday, September 14, state police were called to Decker Trailer Park, lot No. 21, off of old 6th Ave., Antis Township. Harry James Royer, 31, Altoona, was reportedly found to be extremely intoxicated and a friend (new girlfriend who had not been drinking) arrived at the above location basically unannounced as Royer wanted to take custody of his and Heather Lynne Quinn’s, 31, Altoona, child and teenage child. Police reported that Royer and Quinn verbally argued, and Royer, using his hands, grabbed Quinn about her arms. During this confrontation, Royer apparently engaged in threatening and tumultuous behavior, made unreasonable noise and used obscene language which disturbed the children at the residence. Quinn left the child go with Royer, as Royer has primary custody. Summary charges of harassment and disorderly conduct were filed against Royer at Magistrate Fred Miller’s office.

Crash
Huntingdon State Police reported on Thursday, September 13, on SR 505 approximately one mile south of Warriors Mark, a one vehicle accident involving Deborah Stever, 58, Tyrone. Stever was traveling northbound in her 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier when she lost control and spun counter-clockwise across the southbound lane, striking an embankment, rolling over and landing on its wheels in a field. Stever was transported to Altoona Trauma Center via ambulance for moderate injuries and it was unknown if she was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the report. Warriors Mark ambulance and A-Med ambulance from Tyrone assisted at the scene. State police believe alcohol is to be a factor in the crash. Investigation continues.

Lawn tractor stolen
Somewhere between the dates of September 15 and September 17, state police report unknown actor(s) cut part of a chain link fence on the north side of Maple Mountain Equipment, located at the intersection of T 576 and SR 4022, Antis Township, Bellwood. Actor(s) stole a 2003 John Deere lawn tractor serial No. MOL150B012658 valued at $1,199. Any information, contact PSP Hollidaysburg at (814) 696-6100.