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Stolen property
State police reported on October 2 that an unknown actor entered a construction trailer owned by H&R Excavating of Warriors Mark by breaking a window. The incident occurred along SR 1001, near the Pinecroft intersection. The actor removed various items associated with sewage transmission pipe installation and also removed a modified steel construction trailer, four foot by eight foot, with a wooden floor. Stolen property and value to be determined pending inventory.

Missing gun
On October 11, State Police in Huntingdon investigated a missing firearm owned by Robert Fisher of Warriors Mark. The firearm is a glock model 23, 45 caliber hand gun black in color, with a magazine containing nine bullets. If anyone has information pertaining to this incident, contact PSP Huntingdon at 814-627-3161.

Forced open door
Unknown actor(s) forced open a side door of a garage owned by Brett Gates of Tyrone, causing damage to the door. State police stated the incident occurred on October 13 along Thomas Lane, Antis Township. Nothing was reported to be missing from the garage.

Ordered movie, then left
State police reported that on October 15, an unknown actor entered the residence of Danielle Stevens of Bellwood and ordered a pay per view movie. The actor apparently was scared off when Stevens returned home.

Ran over mailbox
Overnight on October 15, state police reported that Michele Hinkle of Tyrone told police that someone ran over her mailbox during the night and then fled the scene. The incident occurred in the Village of Reightown, Antis Township.

On October 16, state police reported that at the intersection of SR 4027 and SR 8003, Antis Township, Erica Strang, 18, Altoona turned her vehicle left from south bound SR 4027 into the path of a vehicle driven by Margaret Cowher, 50, Tyrone, which was north bound on SR 1001. Both vehicles sustained severe damage. Both drivers were wearing seat belts and airbags were deployed for each driver. Both drivers were treated at Tyrone Hospital.

Lost control
State police reported on October 17 on Back Vail Road, Snyder Township, Paul R. Dirkse, 31, Tyrone lost control on a curve during foggy conditions and impacted a guide rail. Dirkse was not injured and he was wearing his seat belt.