Police News — Feb. 20

Money stolen

PHILIPSBURG — State police at Rockview investigated a case of theft that took place around 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 14 in Philipsburg Borough, Centre County.

According to police, William Shutt, 46, of Philipsburg, broke into a PA Skills machine and stole $1,406 from inside. Shutt was identified through security footage. The machine is owned by P&D Games of Lock Haven. A warrant was obtained and Shutt was taken into custody and housed at the Centre County Jail.

Damage to the PA Skills machine is estimated at $500.

Inmate death

BENNER TOWNSHIP — State police at Rockview investigated the death of an inmate at SCI-Benner on Feb. 6.

According to police, the inmate died of natural causes. The inmate was pronounced dead at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College.

DUI charge

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview were called to Rutter’s convenience store on Feb. 18 and made an arrest for driving under the influence.

According to police, Veniamin Kolosov, 27, of Bellefonte was doing donuts and causing a disturbance in his 1994 Ford F-350.

Police made contact with Kolosov, who was found to be under the influence.

Two-vehicle crash

BELLEFONTE — A two-vehicle crash was investigated by state police at Rockview on Feb. 18.

According to police, a 2011 Jeep Compass being driven by Mohemd Saad, 57, of Paterson, N.J., was attempting to exit 161 of Interstate 80 in Marion Township, Centre County, when he struck another vehicle. The 2012 Peterbilt 379 was being driven by Justin Folmsbee, 27 of Bridgeport, W. Va. Saad sustained a minor injury in the crash and was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center for treatment.

Saad was cited for his role in the crash. The incident took place around 1:09 a.m.


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