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Police News – July 31

Illegal weapons

and drugs

CASTANEA — State police at Lamar were made aware of illegal activity and entered a home on July 15.

The investigation was conducted at a home located on East Keller Street in Castanea Township. During the investigation, police found drugs, drug paraphernalia and prohibited offensive weapons.

Charges will be filed through magisterial district justice 25-3-01.

Harassment

LOCK HAVEN — The Woodward Township Police Department investigated a domestic incident on July 25.

According to police, Brittany Styers, 32, of Lock Haven, was cited for harassment after the incident, which took place at Riverside Terrace.

Welfare fraud

JERSEY SHORE — State police at Lamar investigated a case of welfare fraud on July 28.

According to police, someone used the social security number of a 64-year-old Jersey Shore woman to file an unemployment claim. The woman resides along Pine Mountain Road in Crawford Township, Clinton County.

The investigation continues.

Unemployment fraud

CENTRE HALL — A case of unemployment fraud is being investigated by state police at Rockview.

According to police, someone filed for unemployment benefits in the name of a 45-year-old Centre Hall woman on July 26. Police say that the woman was sent a debit card from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police.

The incident was reported at noon.

One-vehicle crash

REBERSBURG — State police at Rockview investigated a one-vehicle crash that took place along Rebersburg Mountain Road in Miles Township, Centre County, on July 4.

According to police, Michael Tesareski, 50, of Loganton, was traveling along state Route 880 when his 2015 Mazda 3 left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck an embankment. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and had to be towed from the scene by Kupples Towing.

Tesareski was cited for driving under the influence, police said. The incident took place shortly after midnight, police said.

Theft by deception

MILL HALL — State police at Lamar investigated a case of theft by deception that took place on July 22 along Ridge Road in Lamar Township, Clinton County.

According to police, someone filed an unemployment claim in the name of a 53-year-old Mill Hall woman. The investigation continues.

DUI crash

LOGANTON — State police at Lamar investigated a DUI crash on July 6.

According to police, Paula Stitt, 65, of State College crashed her 2017 Chevrolet Traxx along Summer Mountain Road in Logan Township, Clinton County.

During the investigation, it was determined that Stitt was operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, police said. DUI charges are being filed through magisterial district justice 25-3-02.

Theft by deception

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview investigated a case of theft by deception that took place on June 20.

According to police, someone filed an unemployment claim in the name of a 53-year-old Bellefonte woman who resides along Seibert Road in Benner Township, Centre County.

The investigation continues.

DUI alleged

BEECH CREEK — State police at Lamar made a DUI arrest on July 28 in Beech Creek Borough.

State police were conducting a regulatory checkpoint on Eagle Valley Road and Graham’s Lane in Beech Creek. During the checkpoint, Shaun Pelletier, 35, of Lock Haven was pulled over in his Subaru Legacy Outback. DUI charges are pending on his lab results, police said. The incident took place at 9:47 a.m., according to police.

DUI crash

HOWARD — State police at Lamar reported a DUI-related crash in Porter Township on July 16.

According to police, Douglas Baney, 18, of Howard, crashed his 2004 Jeep at the intersection of Furnace Road and Narrows Road. Police say he fled the scene after the crash and was later located at a private residence.

DUI and criminal charges are pending on his lab results, police said.

The incident took place at 5:21 a.m.

Theft by deception

CENTRE HALL — A case of theft by deception was investigated by state police at Rockview.

According to police, someone filed an unemployment claim in the name of Kayla Strouse, 26, of Centre Hall on July 23.

A debit card from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry was sent to a private address along Stark Lane. According to police, Strouse never filed for unemployment benefits.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact state police at Rockview.

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