Local News 2/2/22

News 2-2-22 AK

State police are investigating after a shot was fired into the side of a home early Sunday morning. Police were called to a home on Elizabeth Street in Beccaria Township. The homeowners told police they believed someone fired a single round from a firearm into their house, causing damage to their siding, valued at around $200. Police are asking anyone that may have information or security camera footage that may help to call them at 814-857-3800.

Someone keeps pumping gas and leaving without paying and State Police are looking for answers. The suspect was reportedly driving a grey Ford F-150 pickup truck when he pulled into the Bigler Minit Mart on Woodland Bigler Highway in Woodland on two different occasions in January. Both times, they pumped gas into their truck and then drove off without paying. If you have any information, you’re asked to call Pennsylvania State Police out of Clearfield at 814-857-3800.

Two barns were destroyed and dozens of cattle were killed in a Tuesday morning barn fire at the Garman Family Farm along King St. Clair Road, Bedford County. The fire was eventually extinguished after nearly five hours. The barn along with all the items inside was reportedly deemed a total loss. The state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

A Hollidaysburg man is facing charges after police say they found him with marijuana and playing Call of Duty in a Macy’s parking lot. Officers say they found the vehicle in the parking lot after store hours at approximately 9 p.m. and made contact with the occupants. The driver, 20-year-old Joshua Neff, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A city man was arrested after he allegedly struck a woman with a crutch and a paint can. When officers arrived, Steven J. Lantz and a victim were arguing. The victim told police that Lantz allegedly began to throw several items and hit the woman’s arm with a crutch, breaking it. Lantz also allegedly hit the victim’s head with a one gallon paint can. Unable to post $10,000 cash bail, Lantz was remanded to Blair County Prison.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reports our central region is showing 502 new COVID-19 cases since Monday, bringing our total to 167,056 known COVID-19 cases.