The Blotter

Stole transmissions
State police reported that somewhere between the dates of January 9 through 14, unknown actor(s) took approximately 25 scrapped automobile transmissions from Shaffer’s Auto Salvage in Tyrone. Anyone with information pertaining to this crime is asked to contact State Police in Huntingdon.

Two car collision
On January 15, state police reported Diane L. Babe, 54, Tyrone was traveling westbound along SR 865 in Antis Township and attempted to cross the intersection of SR 1001. Gerald F. Gongloff, 45, Loretto was traveling southbound along SR 1001 and also entered into the same intersection, and subsequently struck the westbound vehicle of Babe’s. No injuries were reported and both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Possible DUI
Gary L. Moore Jr., 32, Altoona was traveling north on SR 220 in the area of the Oak Spring Winery, according to state police reports. For reasons not known, Moore lost control of his vehicle, causing it to skid from the north lane of travel across the south lane of travel. Moore then struck an embankment head on along the west shoulder, rolled over and came to rest facing south along the west shoulder. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor. Moore was not wearing a seat belt and suffered moderate injuries.

Lost control in snow
State police reported on January 17 that Jessica Leigh Keller, 23, Tyrone lost control of her 1998 Subaru Forester along a snow-covered SR 453 in Warriors Mark Township. Keller’s vehicle impacted a rock embankment. The vehicle had severe damage, but Keller suffered no injuries and was wearing her seat belt.

On January 17, state police reported Renee W. Replogle, 26, Tyrone was traveling north on SR 4015 in Antis Township down a hill and around a bend. She then traveled off the road onto the east shoulder and impacted with a guardrail post. The front right corner of Replogle’s vehicle impacted with the post. After impact, her vehicle spun clockwise 90 degrees coming to rest perpendicular to the roadway facing east. No injuries were reported and she was wearing her seat belt.

Lost control
State police reported a crash as Andrew J. Corl, 30, Tyrone was traveling south on SR 453 in Snyder Township and John W. Mayhue, 56, Tyrone was traveling north on SR 453. Corl lost control of his vehicle and the front of the vehicle struck the left side of Mayhue’s vehicle. After impact, Corl’s vehicle spun 90 degrees counter-clockwise and traveled backwards in a southern direction coming to rest in the middle of the road facing a northern direction. Mayhue’s vehicle was pushed sideways onto the east shoulder where it came to rest parallel with the road facing north. No injuries were reported and both drivers were wearing seat belts.