LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 25, 2018

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 25, 2018

LOCAL NEWS | JUNE 25, 2018

A tip from an ex-wife led state police to arrest a Huntingdon County man with 21 counts of child pornography on Friday. Officers were called by the wife of 40-year-old Ryan Edgar Quinones of Mapleton after she discovered a CD among his belongings at their home, which she believed contained child porn. Upon reviewing the images, police say they discovered numerous images, 21 of children in sexual acts. Quinones was arraigned in Huntingdon County District on $100,000 unsecured bail. His preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday.


Two recent burglaries are under investigation by Lewistown Borough Police.  Someone forced their way in through the back door of the Trolley Car on Market Street between 2:00 pm Sunday, June 17th and 6:00 am Monday, June 18th.  Thieves forced open a lock box and stole an undisclosed amount of money.  On June 11th, officers were dispatched to Juniata Concrete on Silversand Avenue.  Sometime over the weekend of June 8th, thieves pried open a back door and took approximately $400 in cash.  Anyone with information in either case should contact Borough Police at 717-248-6716.


Crews will be performing drainage work and pipe installation this week as part of the Potters Mills Gap Project. PennDOT announced this work will be completed overnight and continue through at least Friday, July 6. Crews will be performing the work between the 322/Route 144 intersection at Potters Mills and Red Mill Road/Mountain Back Road. An alternating traffic pattern controlled by flaggers will be in effect.


Lewistown State Police are investing a sexual assault case that occurred in Juniata County. An incident of a victim being sexually assaulted at an apartment on Evergreen Street in the Thompsontown Borough was reported to officers on June 20. This investigation is ongoing.


While prestigious private schools like MIT and Harvard remain popular options among America’s future executives, Penn State is actually the No. 2 institution in the country for graduating CEOs, according to LinkedIn.  Some of Penn State’s most notable alumni include leaders of Fortune 500 companies like Nike CEO Mark Parker and PPL’s William Spence.  LinkedIn looked at the profiles of over 12,000 chief executives from 20 countries, tracked where they had gotten their undergraduate or graduate degrees and then compiled a list of the most-attended institutions.  Harvard Business School is No. 3.  Stanford University sits at No. 1.


The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive today in Mifflin County.  The Bloodmobile will be at the Burnham Lions Club Community Building on 1st Avenue from 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm.


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