Police News – Oct. 14

Thefts from vehicles

BELLEFONTE — According to a Facebook post, the Spring Township Police Department is investigating multiple thefts from vehicles that occurred overnight Tuesday.

Police would like to remind residents to lock vehicles and remove keys. This singular action will greatly reduce thefts from vehicles. Also, doorbell cameras and other surveillance cameras are fantastic tools for investigations if anything does occur on your property. If you need immediate assistance, dial 911; for non-emergency issues, dial 1-800-479-0050.

Theft of gasoline

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Police Department responded to a theft incident in the 400 block of West Walnut Street.

Between the dates of Oct. 7 and Oct. 11, police said that someone stole gasoline from a vehicle at the aforementioned location.

While on the scene, officers were told by a neighbor that gasoline had also been stolen out of their vehicle numerous times since August.

The investigation continues.

Criminal mischief

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Police Department received a report that between the dates of Oct. 5 and Oct. 11, someone shot a window with a BB gun in the 500 block of East Main Street.

The investigation is ongoing.

Criminal mischief

SPRING MILLS — State police at Rockview investigated a case of criminal mischief that took place along Lingle Valley Road in Gregg Township, Centre County on Sept. 29.

According to police, someone fired a firearm into an occupied structure. The incident resulted in damage to vinyl siding, a picture frame and drywall.

The incident took place at 4:18 a.m. Damage was estimated at under $1,000.

One-vehicle crash

LAMAR — State police at Rockview investigated a one-vehicle crash that took place along Interstate 80 East on Oct. 8.

According to police, a 2003 Peterbilt 379 being driven by Arcadio Arcangel-Reynoso, 59, of Passaic, N.J., was traveling near milemarker 167 of I-80 when the rear trailer tires caught fire. It continued to travel until spotted by another motorist. Arcangel-Reynoso pulled the rig over, but the tires continued to burn, igniting the rear portion of the trailer.

The Lamar Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze. The trailer was towed from the scene by Eagle Towing.

The incident took place at 11:18 p.m.


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