LOCAL NEWS | NOVEMBER 21, 2017

LOCAL NEWS | NOVEMBER 21, 2017

LOCAL NEWS | NOVEMBER 21, 2017

A weekend stabbing resulted in charges for a Mount Union man.  Thirty-one-year-old Travis Skipper was taken into custody by State Police after an incident early Saturday morning on Poplar Street in Kistler Borough.  Police received a report of a male with traumatic injuries.  The 27-year-old victim was transported to an area hospital after being stabbed in the leg with a knife.  Skipper was charged with aggravated assault

 

Representative Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) has announced more than $100,000 in Safe Schools Grants have been awarded to school districts in the 171st Legislative District.  The Mifflin County School District received an Equipment Grant of $17,570.  The Bellefonte Area School District received a School Police/Resource Officer Grant of $30,000. The Central PA Institution of Science and Technology was the recipient of a grant totaling $60,000.  The grants assist schools in reducing unnecessary student disciplinary actions and promote a climate of greater productivity, safety and learning.

 

A routine traffic stop last week resulted in drug charges for an area man.  Lewistown Borough Police stopped 20-year-old Colby King of Lewistown November 13th just before midnight on South Main Street.  King was wanted on a warrant in Centre County.  A search revealed several bags of marijuana and empty bags used for packaging.  King was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession with intent to distribute.

 

A Duncannon man reported missing last week has been located.  State Police at Newport say 33-year-old Daniel McCollum was located safe November 14th.

 

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