Crime

2 accused of selling stolen gold in State College, Altoona

Two Huntingdon County residents have been charged with stealing more than $100,000 worth of gold from a business and selling to gold buyers at malls in State College and Altoona.

State police at Huntingdon said Stephen Heidel, 50, and Lisa Creswell, 43, both of Mount Union, stole more than $103,700 worth of gold. Heidel would allegedly take the gold from his employer, FCI Inc., and give it to Creswell, his girlfriend, who would allegedly sell it at mall kiosks.

Both were arrested Wednesday. State police said State College police assisted in the investigation.

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