POLICE NEWS

Ordinance violation

LOCK HAVEN — Laura J. Shinn, of Woodward Avenue, was cited for grass and weeds in violation of Woodward Township Ordinance on July 17, police said.

Car scratched

CENTRE HALL — An act of criminal mischief occurred sometime from June 10 to July 10 when a car belonging to Elen Tatcher was scratched at Lake Road in Potter Township, state police at Rockview said.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 814-355-7545.

Theft by deception

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are investigating a theft that occurred from Aug. 13 to Aug. 17 when a 16-year-old victim was solicited through Instagram to cash a check for $3500, scratch off I-Tunes cards and keep the remainder.

The victim gave $2350 worth of I-Tunes cards through messaging and realized the check never cleared, police said.

Death investigation

MILESBURG — State police at Rockview are investigating a death that occurred on Aug. 10 at 12:04 p.m. on Turnpike Street.

The deceased victim was a 50-year-old female, police said.

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