Police and court briefs

City man accused of stabbing

A city man faces charges after he allegedly stabbed a man in the leg during an altercation.

Malachi Zion An Andrews, 18, was arraigned Sunday by Magisterial District Judge Benjamin F. Jones for felony charges of aggravated assault with attempts to cause bodily damage with a deadly weapon and simple assault.

Police accuse Andrews of stabbing a victim at 6:58 a.m. Sunday on the 1200 block of Creekside Drive during an argument.

Unable to post cash bail of $75,000, Andrews was remanded to Blair County Prison.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Thursday before Magisterial District Judge Matthew Dunio.

Man faces drug possession

A Philadelphia man was arrested after police allegedly seized 43 grams of marijuana from his vehicle, court documents stated.

Tyan Tyreek Jenkins, 18, was arraigned Friday by Magisterial District Judge Benjamin F. Jones for a felony count of drug possession with intent to deliver and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

Police allegedly seized the marijuana during a traffic stop Thursday on East Pleasant Valley Boulevard.

Jenkins was released on unsecured bail of $10,000 and has a preliminary hearing Dec. 9 before Magisterial District Judge Matthew Dunio.

Man jailed on strangulation count

A city man is behind bars after he allegedly strangled a woman.

Donovan Quinn Hollis, 26, was arraigned Sunday by Magisterial District Judge Fred B. Miller for a felony charge of strangulation and misdemeanor simple assault and summary harassment in relation to an altercation Saturday.

Police accuse Hollis of strangling and assaulting the woman during a domestic dispute on the 200 block of Third Avenue.

Hollis was confined to Blair County Prison in lieu of $20,000 cash bail and faces a preliminary hearing on Dec. 8 before Magisterial District Judge Benjamin F. Jones.

Bedford roving patrol cites 12

Twelve citations, including one for DUI, were issued Friday from a roving DUI patrol in Bedford County.

State police at Bedford said the roving patrol was held due to inclement weather, with police reporting that 30 vehicles were stopped.

In addition to the 12 citations, 22 warnings were issued, police reported.

Police investigating house damage

State police at Bedford are investigating after a residence that was shot with a BB or airsoft gun.

According to a report, an unknown suspect shot a residence on the 900 block of Lafayette Road, South Woodbury Township, about 3:43 p.m. Wednesday, damaging the vinyl siding, glass door and glass window.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-623-6133.

Arrow hits window of Tyrone home

An arrow punctured a living room window in a residence located along Meade Street in Snyder Township.

State police at Hollidaysburg said a broad tip arrow punctured through the window and lodged near a recliner on Nov. 7.

No injuries were reported

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Hollidaysburg at 814-696-6100.

Orbisonia man killed in Friday crash

An Orbisonia man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Friday in Huntingdon County.

State police at Hollidaysburg said Richard C. Miller, 67, was driving east on Old Plank Road in Todd Township about 7:40 p.m. when he lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt.

The vehicle traveled off the road, struck an embankment and a tree stump before overturning.

Miller was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the police report.


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