Police news – March 2

Money stolen

MILESBURG — State police at Rockview investigated a case of theft that took place around 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 at Snappy’s convenience store in Milesburg.

According to police, an unknown person took $325 in cash from a wallet while it was inside a truck owned by Christopher Peterson, 24, of Mount Union. The person then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact state police at Rockview.

One-vehicle crash

SNOW SHOE — A one-vehicle crash was investigated by state police at Rockview on Feb. 27.

According to police, A 2016 Hyundai Sonata was traveling eastbound in the right lane of Interstate 80. A large black bird flew into the path of the vehicle. The vehicle hit the bird and sustained front-end damage.

The driver continued to drive another 10-15 miles before stopping at a rest stop to inspect the damage. No injuries were reported in the crash. Police did not release the driver’s name.

Deer causes crash

HOWARD — State police at Rockview responded to a one-vehicle crash that took place around 3:36 a.m. on Feb. 25.

According to police, a 2002 Ford Escape was traveling East along state Route 26 in Howard Township, Centre County when a deer crossed the roadway. The driver try to avoid the deer and left the roadway, causing the vehicle to get a flat tire.

No injuries were reported. Police were assisted at the scene by Rich’s Amoco.


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