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Man accused of using stolen credit card

A Bellefonte man is facing charges after state police at Rockview say he stole a woman’s credit card from her purse Tuesday and used it to buy an $843 TV from the Benner Pike Wal-Mart.

Police said Tonyo Yacko, 20, of 224 N. Penn St., stole the credit card from a woman at her job, a Boggs Township day care center. The woman noticed the next day that someone used the card to make an $843 purchase at Wal-Mart.

Police obtained video surveillance footage from the Wal-Mart, and the woman was able to identify Yacko from the footage, state police said.

A trooper went to Yacko’s Bellefonte home, recovered the TV and obtained a confession, police said.

Gas drive-off reported at Zion Uni-Mart

State police at Rockview are investigating a gas drive-off they said happened at the Zion Uni-Mart at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday.

A white woman about 20 years old, about 5 feet 1 inch tall with blond hair, pumped $15.04 into a black Saturn and fled the scene without paying, state police said. The car traveled north on state Route 64 in Walker Township. The woman wore a blue headband, blue shorts and a white tank top.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rockview state police at 355-7545.

Woman faces drug possession charges

A Laureldale woman has been charged with carrying a small amount of crack cocaine onto the grounds of the State Correctional Institution at Rockview in February.

Alisha A. Bohler, 30, was visiting an inmate when she consented to a search of her vehicle upon arriving at the prison, state police at Rockview said. After the suspected cocaine was found, Bohler was interviewed and released pending tests.

Bohler was charged with possession of cocaine Wednesday at the office of District Judge Daniel Hoffman.

Police waiting to identify crash victim

State police at Clearfield said they will release the identity of a truck driver killed in an early morning crash Thursday on Interstate 80 in Pine Township, Clearfield County, after his family is notified.

At 4:18 a.m. Thursday, a 2001 International driven by Brian E. McNicholas, of Janesville, Wis., was stopped in the right lane of I-80 for another crash that was blocking traffic, state police at Clearfield said. As he began moving into the left lane to get around the crash, a 2005 Freightliner crashed into the back of his tractor-trailer, police said.

The driver of that Freightliner was killed, police said.

McNicholas was not hurt.

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