The Blotter

Several residents in Tipton were victimized between Sept. 7 and Sunday as the result of a burglary and acts of criminal mischief.
Police said someone went onto four properties on Tipton Road between Potts Drive and Tipton Manor Road and entered one garage and three sheds.
The unknown person(s) took several tools from the unsecured garage of Harold K. Pierce. They also pried open the lock latches on the other victim’s sheds, but took no items.
Police said the tools were valued at $400. Damage in the incidents was listed at $100.

Charges are pending in a theft of services case that happened between last Friday and Tuesday on Hollen Road in Antis Township.
State police said a known suspect used an electrical cord to divert electricity from a house under construction to the suspect’s home.

State police arrested an 18-year-old Bellwood man, Joseph Eugene Gill, on Clark Street in Bellwood last Friday at 11:21 p.m. as part of a roving DUI patrol.
Police said Gill was stopped after he was observed committing several traffic violations. Police said Gill was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was placed into custody.
Upon conviction, Gill is facing fines and/or imprisonment along with the loss of his operating privileges.
Later during the roving DUI patrol, a 35-year-old Port Matilda man, Joseph George Fielding, was arrested on DUI charges after an incident on State Route 220 in Snyder Township on Saturday at 1:25 a.m.
Police said Fielding was stopped after being observed committing several traffic violations. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol. After failing several field sobriety tests, Fielding was placed into custody.
Fielding was arraigned before the on-call Magisterial District Judge Craig Ormsby and lodged in Blair County Prison after failing to produce $15,000 percentage bail.
Upon a conviction, Fielding faces fines and/or imprisonment, as well as the loss of operating privileges.

An ATV was stolen in Antis Township sometime between 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 10 and 6 a.m. on Sept. 11.
Police said someone arrived at the property of Mary Janet Harker on Stetter Road and took the vehicle and fled the scene.
Police described the vehicle as a two-drive automatic 2001 red 350 Honda Rancher ATV valued at $3,700.

A propulsion of missiles incident was reported Monday at 1:20 p.m. in Snyder Township on I-99, approximately two miles north of the Tyrone exit in the southbound lanes.
The victims, Paul E. Boyd and Sarah E. Strouse, both of Philipsburg, said an unknown person propelled an unknown projectile into their vehicle as they were traveling southbound on the road between Bald Eagle and Tyrone.
The right front passenger window was broken. Damage was estimated at $350. Anyone with information on the incident should contact state police at 696-6100.