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The Blotter

Sep 7, 2006

State police said they were continuing an ongoing investigation at various locations in Blair, Cambria and Huntingdon Counties regarding missing funds from ATM machines.
The Blair County Federal Credit Union reported funds missing from several ATMs that are owned by the credit union at different locations throughout the region. The incidents date back to October of last year and had continued to the time of the Hollidaysburg State Police press release late last week. The investigation is ongoing.

A 19-year-old Tyrone man is suspected in an access device fraud case that happened over a four-month period starting at the beginning of May.
Police said the suspect made transactions with a Net Teller account belonging to 38-year-old David Lewis Miller. The suspect charged approximately $750 to the victim’s account playing on-line poker without the permission of the victim.
The incidents were alleged to have happened in Worth Township in Centre County. Philipsburg state police said the investigation was continuing.

A building on a farm in Warriors Mark Township was the scene of a burglary and theft sometime during July and August.
Huntingdon County-based state police said a building on the farm owned by John Gilliland was entered and items were removed.

A 17-year-old Tyrone boy reported being harassed in Catherine Township on Aug. 23 at 10 p.m.
The teen said he was struck by an unknown white man while he was leaving the fairgrounds.

Another copper case has been reported in the area.
Someone cut the copper ground wire off a utility pole beside the Tipton Post Office in Antis Township sometime between Aug. 25 and last Friday. Police said the pole belongs to Penelec.

A mobile home on Riggles Gap Road in Antis Township was the scene of criminal mischief sometime between 4 p.m. on Aug. 29 and 8 a.m. on Aug. 30.
Police said someone damaged eight glass windows at the home of Joseph Tanner by using a bat or similar object. The suspects fled the scene undetected.

A New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co., Inc. field office and storage site in Tyrone was the scene of a theft last week.
Police said sometime between 7 p.m. on Aug. 29 and 6:30 a.m. on Aug. 30, someone entered a storage trailer under the I-99 bridge and took a Honda portable generator valued at $2,500 and a Stihl concrete cut-off saw valued at $1,000.
Anyone with information on the theft should contact state police at Hollidaysburg at 696-6100 or Blair County Crime Stoppers.

State police are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened in Northwood, Snyder Township at the turn of the month.
During the overnight hours between Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, someone threw two bags filled with tar/driveway sealant at the side of a house on Meade Street.

By Rick