A Centre Hall man who is accused of making methamphetamines in a shed as well as facing felony possession of a firearm charges and several misdemeanor counts waived his preliminary hearing in Centre County Court yesterday. Duane Lee Custred was charged after police responded to a domestic dispute in which he threatened to shoot and kill multiple family members. Upon further investigation on the property, police discovered that he was also making methamphetamines. Custred remains in the Centre County Correctional Facility in lieu of $100,000 straight bail.
A 12 year old Osceola mills girl and her 21 year old passenger were cited for “numerous violations” after a car crash on July 17. According to the Centre Daily Times and State Police at Philipsburg, the underage driver was heading north on State Street in Rush Township when she lost control of the car while going around a left curve, striking an embankment, and eventually several small trees and shrubs. Police said both received minor injuries in the crash, while another passenger, a 9 year old Philipsburg girl, suffered major injuries.
A Port Matilda man who burglarized a gun shop is heading to trial. Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said Jesse Orndorf waived his right to a preliminary hearing yesterday. Orndorf is accused of stealing 21 handguns and one long gun from Nolls Gun Shop on
Huntingdon Drug Sweep
31 people are facing drug dealing-related charges after agents and several police departments conducted a street-level drug sweep in
PLCB Lowers Fee
The Pennsylvania Liquor Board voted unanimously yesterday to lower the license fee of a Tavern Gaming License from $2000 to $500.According to a press release, the new fee structure applies to all new Tavern Gaming License applicants and to three applicants who have yet to pay the license fee.
Arts Fest Recycling
This years Arts Fest saw a very successful recycling effort, according to a release from the Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority. Approximately 4000 lbs of recyclables were collected during the 4 day Central PA Festival of the Arts, an amount nearly 10 times higher than last year.
Weather permitting; the State College Borough Public Works Department will continue street maintenance on