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by on July 06, 2018 8:20 AM

PHILIPSBURG STATE POLICE

Police are investigating after unknown people stole several items from Cherokee Court in Union Township between October and June 28. The investigation is ongoing.

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Police said that numerous items, including a Ruger .22-.250 long gun with a scope, were taken after a camp was broken into on Pipeline Road in Rush Township between June 16 and 24. Anyone with information is asked to contact Philipsburg State Police at (814)342-3370.

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Police charged Edward Gischel with retail theft after he allegedly placed miscellaneous items in his pocket at Weis Market in Philipsburg on June 20.

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A 31-year-old male was charged with harassment, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct by police following an incident at the End Zone on June 24. Police said he refused to leave the premises after being kicked out of the Huston Township club.

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According to police, Joseph Packer, of Port Matilda, lost control of his vehicle going through a left-hand curve while driving south on Fowler Hollow Land in Taylor Township.
Police report that after spinning out, the vehicle struck two trees and rolled over. Police said Packer and a passenger suffered minor injuries, but did not require EMS transport. Packer was charged with driving on roadways not laned for traffic.

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Police report that Nicole Butterbaugh caused a crash on the Tyrone Pike in Rush Township on June 26 after she stopped at blinking red light on Ponderosa Drive and proceed into the intersection without noticing another vehicle that had the right of way.
Police report her vehicle struck the vehicle at the 10 o’clock position, disabling the vehicle. Both drivers and a 3-year-old passenger in Butterbaugh’s vehicle suffered possible injuries that did not require EMS transportation. Butterbaugh was charged with improper entering or crossing of roadway.

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Several mailboxes were damaged on West Pine Street in Philipsburg Borough sometime from June 28 to 29, according to police. The investigation is ongoing.

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Police received a lost debit card belonging to George Shoffner on July 2. Police said the last known address for Shoffner produced negative results. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE

A Bellefonte man was contacted from an online loan application advertisement on June 27. The victim provided I-Tunes card information totaling $200 and failed to retrieve the loan.

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Police said that a woman found her son unresponsive in the bathroom at a house on Market Street in Boggs Township due to a suspected heroin overdose June 29. Police revived the victim with Narcan and the victim was transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center by EMS for observation.

 

Police responded to Market Street in Boggs Township on June 29 after a suspect remained at the victim’s property after being told to leave.

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Police said that a dog that was not properly controlled and bit another dog at the Interstate 80 rest area in Snow Shoe Township on June29.

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Police said that Adderall pills were missing from a gray Volvo parked near a trailer at 602 Market St., Milesburg, on June 30.

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Police responded to a crash on Kato Road in Snow Shoe Township after Chase Kinley, of Blanchard, continued traveling straight instead of negotiating a left-hand turn and traveled down an embankment approximately 30 feet east of Kato Road.
Police said Kinley fled the scene and was interviewed at Mount Nittany Medical Center, where he was receiving treatment for minor injuries. He was cited for not driving on roadways laned for traffic.

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Police have filed charges against a 24-year-old Lock Haven man after he allegedly took a 2005 Ford van without permission from 520 Old 220 Road, Bellefonte, on June 30.

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Police are investigating after a hit-and-run crash occurred on Fiedler Road, 124 feet north of Pine Creek Road in Haines Township, on June 30 at 9:43 a.m.
Police said the driver failed to negotiate a left-hand curve on a bridge and struck the rail knocking it over. The driver than struck a chevron street sign and knocked it to the ground. Then the driver backed up into a street sign and fled in an unknown direction.

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On July 1, police responded to a crash on Cemetery Road in Haines Township in which Robert Lupold Jr., of Milton, left the roadway and struck a West Penn Power pole causing damage to the pole anchor and structure of the pole. No injuries were reported.
Police said Lupold fled the scene and the 2015 Scion FRS he was driving had to be towed from the scene. Lupold was charged with not driving on roadways laned for traffic.



This story was produced by the staff at the Centre County Gazette. It was re-published with permission. The Centre County Gazette is a weekly publication, available at many locations around Centre County every Thursday morning.
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