BELLEVILLE BANK ROBBED; SUSPECT ARRESTED
A Lewistown man has been arrested following the armed robbery of a Mifflin County bank. Mifflin County Regional Police have charged Neftaly Santiago-Gonzalez, 28, after he allegedly brandished a knife toward the employees of the Kish Bank in Belleville just before 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, and made off with cash. Officers say their investigation led them to Santiago-Gonzalez’s home in Lewistown where he was arrested without incident later in the day. Police allege they found clothing in the home matching the suspect’s description, plus cash which matched the bank’s record of the missing currency. Authorities did not disclose the amount of cash that was taken. Police will continue to investigate the theft. Mifflin County Regional Police were assisted by State Police officers from Lewistown and Huntingdon, as well as the police departments of Lewistown, Armagh Township, and Granville Township.
BLOOMSBURG MAN APPREHENDED FOLLOWING EARLY APRIL CHASE
A Bloomsburg man who led police on a chase through Snyder and Northumberland counties has been taken into custody. State Police at Selinsgrove say Charles F. Horrax, Jr., 44, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the incident of April 3rd. On that date, Horrax avoided a traffic stop, and led police on a chase through Shamokin Dam and Northumberland. At the time, police called off the chase for safety concerns. Horrax was apprehended Tuesday in Middleburg, and has been charged with fleeing police, reckless endangerment, escape, and other offenses. He is in Snyder County Prison in lieu of $15,000.00 bail.
COMPUTER SCAM INVESTIGASTED IN McALISTERVILLE
State Police at Lewistown are investigating a phone scam in McAlisterville. Officers say a 69-year old woman told them she recently received a phone call from a person claiming that the woman’s computer was no longer protected and that she would need to pay $133.00 to secure her computer. Police say they are continuing to investigate the fraud incident.