State police blotter: March 25

March 26, 2019

Lines damaged

Someone damaged maple sugar vacuum lines along Brush Creek Road in Northampton Township on the evening of March 19, according to state police. The lines are owned by a 33-year-old Brothersvalley Township man.

Two-vehicle collision

Beth Miller, 35, Hooversville, sustained minor injuries when her vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by John Kreshalk, 42, Cresson, on Route 30 in Quemahoning Township Saturday morning, according to state police.

Kreshalk was driving east on Route 30 in a Peterbilt truck behind Miller’s SUV. Miller slowed to turn left onto Slagle Hill Road when Kreshalk’s truck struck the driver side of Miller’s vehicle, police said. Miller’s vehicle sustained disabling damage.

Miller was transported by Somerset Area Ambulance to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, according to police.

Break-in investigated

State police are investigating a burglary at a residence along Welsh Hill Road in Friedens.

The burglary took place sometime between Jan. 25 and March 16. Police said a basement door was damaged when someone entered the property and placed trash inside the residence. Police identified Keith Opel, of Friedens, as the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-445-4104.

Shed damaged

State police are investigating a report of criminal mischief at a residence along David Lane in Somerset Township.

Someone damaged a lock on a shed Wednesday or Thursday, police said. The property belongs to Anna Hanley.

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A garage door window and vehicle were damaged between 9:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday in the 6000 block of Somerset Pike in Jenner Township.

The perpetrator caused roughly $100 in damage to the door and $400 in damage to the vehicle, according to state police. Police identified the victims as Judith Wingard and Robert Wingard, of Boswell.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 814-445-4104.

Tools, money, gas taken

State police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of batteries, money, radiators and tools from a residence along Hitechew Road in Shade Township.

Someone took nine batteries, cash, six vehicle radiators, a Milwaukee metal circular cut saw, a Stihl chain saw, copper and brass scrap, and 20 gallons of gasoline from the property March 18-21. The items are valued at $2,600, according to police. Henry Hitechew, of Vine Grove, Kentucky, is listed as the victim on a police report.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 814-445-4104.