Ferguson Township police filed charges Tuesday against two men in connection with incidents reported involving thefts of packages from porches of residents in the State College area.
A traffic stop initiated by Patton Township police on Nov. 25 resulted in the arrest Christopher Shutt, 36, and John Ball, 27, both of Altoona. Property from the reported package thefts were recovered from the vehicle.
The State College Police Department received more than 20 reports of thefts of packages from State College-area residents. Several of the reports received have been linked directly to Shutt and Bell.
Police are continuing to work to identify the owners of the stolen property seized.
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Additional charges are pending.