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Stolen wallet – MPs are investigating the recent theft of a wallet containing cash.

Bruceton’s Anthony Katzmarek told MPs on Jan. 15 that he accidentally left his wallet, which contained about $ 600 in cash, on the counter while checking out at the Dollar General Store in Bruceton. A video surveillance review revealed that a woman standing at the cash register just behind Katzmarek took possession of the wallet. The woman has been identified by authorities, but no charges had been filed at the time of reporting.

Drug Expenses – Roger Prater, 41, of Huntingdon, was charged with drug possession and paraphernalia violation during a traffic obstruction on January 16 in Carroll County.

According to the report by Deputy Scotty Davis, he drove over a vehicle driven out of Prater after seeing the vehicle exceed the speed limit and crossed the center line several times on Highway 77. A glass bottle wrapped in duct tape and a bar Containing Xanax pills and glass pipes with drug residue were found in Prater’s possession. Prater passed the sobriety tests on site and informed the deputy that he was crossing the center line due to mechanical problems with the vehicle.

License Infringement – Amanda Garland, 34, of McKenzie, was accused of suspending a driver’s license (first offense) and violating financial responsibility during a traffic obstruction on Jan. 16.

According to Deputy Steven Scott’s report, he ran over a vehicle driven by Garland because a brake light was not working. A computer check revealed that Garland’s license was suspended and she was unable to provide proof of insurance.

Theft, vandalism – MPs are investigating recent damage and theft of parts from two church buses.

Steve Bunn contacted the Sheriff’s Department on Jan. 18 and announced that catalytic converters had been cut off from two church buses parked in Davis Chapel Methodist Church on Highway 22 South. Bunn said it was done sometime between December 23rd last year and January 6th this year. The total cost of the damage, including parts and labor, was estimated at $ 1,500.

Stolen Firearm – MPs are investigating the recent theft of a privately owned firearm.

Quick James informed MPs on Jan. 19 that a 40 caliber Highpoint rifle valued at $ 163.65 had been stolen from his shop next to his house on Terry Road. James said he last saw the rifle on January 12th. The rifle has been described as having a unique stock that is white with a camouflage pattern.