Police Agencies Respond to A Number of Different Events Throughout Weekend
State College Police, Penn State Police and the Pennsylvania State Police fielded numerous calls this weekend, responding to some unusual incidents.
Pennsylvania State Police arrested three people for selling alcohol without a license Saturday at Beaver Stadium. The three were reportedly selling beer from the back of a van.
Police seized $242 and 167 cases of beer. Police say charges will be filed against the trio at a later date.
In another incident at Beaver Stadium on saturday, a student was charged with making terroristic threats. It happened about 6:20 p.m. in Football Lot 12. Police broke up a shoving match between three people.
Louis Vitko, 25, of Easton, allegedly told two others he would slit their throats and watch them bleed. Vitko was also charged with harassment and disorderly conduct.
At about 11:45 p.m. Saturday, State College Police responded to a house in Boalsburg following reports of shouting. When police arrived on the scene, they encountered a woman, later identified as Crystal Metheny, who kept screaming "help me." Officers also found an unresponsive man, later identified as David Knepp, according to court documents.
Metheny had to be restrained by the officers when she reportedly began pushing the officers and yelling at them to get out of the house. According to the court papers, Metheny was restrained, but she was still able to kick an officer in the face.
Knepp eventually woke up, and began fighting with officers. He reportedly pushed one officer over a coffee table and, after being pepper sprayed, became more combative. Additional officers were called in.
Police say both appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance due to their behavior.
Knepp is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault and resisting arrest. Metheny is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and resisting arrest.
The Centre County Alcohol Task Force conducted DUI patrols over the weekend as well. A total of nine people were arrested for DUI.
The task force also arrested two people for underage drinking, six for public drunkenness and issued 27 traffic citations.