The Blotter

Hollidaysburg State Police
Police are investigating a hit and run accident on Parkside Drive in Antis Township which happened sometime just after midnight and 3 a.m. on March 21.
A truck owned by Jaime Mejia, 49, of Tyrone struck a gas meter in front yard of Carl Krider. The truck knocked the meter off its foundation and allowed gas to escape freely. The truck driver then left the scene without notifying authorities.
When the gas leak was discovered, Dominion Gas Company responded to the scene to shut off all service. Krider and his family were displaced from the home.
The truck was later found parked at Mejia’s residence and was seized.
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Public drunkenness charges were filed against Peggy S. Sprankle of Tyrone after an incident on Wednesday afternoon on State Route 4019 about a mile north of Pinecroft in Antis Township.
Sprankle was observed walking along the public roadway and state police approached her and noticed an odor of alcohol on her breath and person. She was unable to perform a standard field sobriety test and was charged with public drunkenness.
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Police were called to state Route 4019 in Pinecroft at 3:05 a.m. Saturday to investigate an accident.
Police said Dustin Michael Frank of Milton was southbound when he lost control of his SUV while rounding a curve, traveled across the northbound lane and left the roadway. The vehicle then struck some large rocks on the east side of the roadway, then struck the Pinecroft Fire Hall.
Police said charges pending.
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Police report 39-year-old Jeffrey E. Sprankle of Bellwood violated a Protection From Abuse Order then he called an Altoona woman three times on March 22.
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Joseph Randall Noel of Tyrone reported to police that someone entered his home at the corner of Lee and Forest streets in Antis Township sometime between December 1 and March 13. Police said a Ruger 357 Cal. stainless revolver and a SKF 7.62 MM semi auto rifle were taken.
Huntingdon state police
Police report a cement figurine featuring two deer was removed from a gravesite at Jacob’s Cemetery in Penn Township, Huntingdon County sometime between Feb. 14 and March 24.