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DUI
On May 29, state police reported Justin David Keller, 23, Bellwood, was driving a 2002 Chevy Blazer when stopped by police on I-99 southbound between the 17th Street and Frankstown Road exits in Logan Twp. Police received numerous calls about Keller driving into the oncoming lane of traffic and striking orange construction barrels. Keller was placed under arrest for DUI, transported to PSP Hollidaysburg for an evaluation by a drug recognition expert, and then taken to Bon Secours for a legal blood test. Based upon the lab results, charges for DUI and related summary offenses were filed at MDJ Kelly’s office in Altoona.

Hit and Run
State police reported on June 14 that an unknown operator of a small black pick-up truck was traveling east on SR 550 in Warriors Mark Twp. when a metal ladder came unsecured from the bed of the truck. Jessica Lynn Shaw, 30, Warriors Mark, was traveling west on SR 550 and struck the ladder which was protruding from the black puck-up truck. The unknown driver failed to stop and continued east on SR 550. Shaw was wearing a seat belt and her vehicle sustained damage to the left front and left side. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact PSP Huntingdon at 814-627-3161.

Numerous charges
On June 14, state police said that Brandon Keirs, 24, Tyrone, pushed, shoved and struck a known 47-year-old female victim at the Susquehannock Campground in Penn Twp., Huntingdon. Keirs also threatened the victim with a splitting maul. He was arraigned at District Court 20-3-03 for Terroristic Threats, Harassment, and Disorderly Conduct, and was placed in Huntingdon County Jail in lieu of bail.