A New York man was charged by state police at Rockview after an alleged burglary in Centre Hall.
Joshua Lee Powell, 32, of Yonkers, was charged with burglary, possession of a prohibited firearm, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful body armor and criminal trespassing.
According to a police report, police were notified that a black man fled on foot after entering a home at 444 S. Pennsylvania Ave. without permission.
The incident happened at about 10 a.m. Thursday, according to the report.
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Trooper Madison Harris said in the report that the man dropped a plastic bag as he was fleeing that contained suspected heroin, and he was apprehended by police in the Dollar General parking lot at 421 S. Pennsylvania. Ave.
Police also found a backpack that belonged to the suspect, police said.
It was hidden in a drainage pipe near the Dollar General, and it contained body armor and a High Point .380 handgun, according to the report.
The investigation is ongoing.