Police news – July 20

Theft by deception

CENTRE HALL — On July 17, a 55-year-old male from Centre Hall reported he recieved an alert from Credit Karma advising him that an account was opened in his name, according to state police at Rockview. He contacted Synchrony Bank and had the account terminated immediately, police said.

Terroristic threats

ORVISTON — Scott Kreidler, 54, of Altoona, has been charged with terroristic threats after he allegedly slapped his brother and mother, choked his brother several times, threatened to kill everyone and operated a motor vehicle on the roadway while under the influence of alcohol on July 18, according to state police at Rockview.

Charges have been filed against Kreidler and he was taken to Centre County Jail, police said.

Fraudulent use of debit card

SNOW SHOE — A debit card was stolen belonging to a 65-year-old woman and a 39-year old man, of Clarence, and was used for $6,000 in fraudulent purchases, according to state police at Rockview.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Suspected minor injuries in two-vehicle crash

LAMAR — A crash occurred on July 18 as Justina Fuge, 54, of Howard and Barbara Butler, 46, of Milesburg were traveling on Nittany Valley Road, Walker Township, Centre County, according to state police at Rockview.

Butler was attempting a right turn, resulting in Fuge’s vehicle striking her from behind, police said. Fuge was not injured, but Butler was transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center with suspected minor injuries, police said.