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The Blotter

Jun 9, 2003

Hollidaysburg state police
Police report a 17-year-old Tyrone male was cited for driving under the influence following a routine traffic stop along state route 4027 in Snyder Township on My 25.
Police said the male had beer in his possession. He was transported to Tyrone Hospital for chemical testing, which revealed a .052 percent blood alcohol content. The legal limit for a minor is .02 percent.
Charges are being filed with the juvenile court system.

No injuries were reported in an accident that occurred near the intersection of SR 4021 and Smith Road in Antis Township at 8:30 p.m. June 4.
Police said a 17-year-old male from Tyrone was southbound on SR 4021 and due to excessive speed, lost control of his vehicle on the wet roadway. The vehicle struck the west embankment and rolled over. The car, a Ford Contour sedan, came to rest on its roof, blocking the southbound lane.

Police were called to a RR 3 address in Sinking Valley at 10:35 p.m. on June 5 to investigate a domestic dispute.
Police said a 36-year-old woman reported to police that she got into an argument with a man that was known to her. She said she became upset at him and poured his bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey down the drain.
She said this action angered the 41-year-old man. He then grabbed her by the throat choked her and pushed her to the ground.
Police said the man then left the residence when she stated she was going to call the police.
While conducting the investigation, authorities learned there is an active Protection From Abuse order to keep the man from having contact with the woman.
No further information was provided.

Police were called tot he parking lot of GFX in Bellwood at 4:15 a.m. June 6 to investigate a hit-and-run accident.
Police said Steven Peahler had the passenger side of his 1997 Chevy Beretta struck while parked in the lot.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 696-6100.

Twenty-seven-year-old Ronald Spicer of RD 3 Tyrone was arrested by police at 9:40 p.m. June 6 after he was observed on McCoy Street in Northwood with an open alcohol container in his vehicle.

Police were called to SR 99 northbound, approximately 1 mile south of Bellwood in Antis Township at 12:55 a.m. June 7 to investigate an accident.
Police said Daniel Lynn McNulty was northbound in the left-hand lane of travel when a bear ran into his path.
Police said McNulty didn’t see the bear and struck the animal. Upon impact, the hood disengaged and blocked the driver’s view. As a result, the vehicle traveled off the roadway and into a drainage ditch east of the roadway.
McNulty, of Altoona, and passengers Jackie Hall of Concord, N.C and Sam Edgar of Altoona, suffered no injuries in the mishap. The 1993 Plymouth sedan sustained moderate damage.
Huntingdon state police
Police were called to SR 350, approximately 1/4 mile north of Spring Mount in Warriors Mark Township, at 11:20 a.m. June 5 to investigate an accident.
Police said Craig Raymond Lucas of Bellwood was southbound when he failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle crossed the centerline and struck a southbound vehicle operated by John Paul Weaver of Tyrone.
Lucas was not injured in the accident, but Weaver and passenger Lou Ann Weaver suffered minor injuries.
Lucas was cited for not driving a vehicle at safe speeds.

A 16-year-old Warriors Mark boy reported to police that a 16-year-old juvenile swerved his vehicle in an attempt to strike the Warriors Mark boy and members of his family while they were walking on Dungarvin Road at 9:05 p.m. on June 5.
Police said the driver also made an obscene gesture.
Police also report the victim’s home was also struck with paint balls around the same time.
Police are continuing to investigate.

By Rick