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Shooting frozen paintballs
On February 12, state police reported an unknown actor drove along Dungarvin Road at Taylor Lane in Warriors Mark Township and shot a frozen paintball through the window of a house owned by Robert Beck of Warriors Mark. A paintball was also shot at the windshield of Beck’s company vehicle (PA Dept. of Agriculture) parked at the residence. The windshield was cracked. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP in Huntingdon at 627-3161.

Slid out of control
State police reported on February 13 that Joanne L. Schmelter, 21, Altoona was driving north in the passing lane of I-99 in Snyder Township, attempting to pass other vehicles, when her vehicle slid out of control on the slush covered road and struck the guardrail on the left side of the road. Schmelter was wearing her seat belt, and was taken to Tyrone Hospital for treatment of injuries.

Icy roadway
On February 13, state police stated that Heather A. Peters, 26, Altoona was traveling north alone I-99 near mile marker 46.5 in Snyder Township when she encountered some ice on the roadway. Peters lost control and went off of the roadway to the east. The vehicle rolled over once and came to rest off of the roadway. No injuries were reported, and Peters was wearing her seat belt.