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Somerset Borough police blotter: Oct. 31

November 2, 2018

Gas cans stolen

Kathleen Geary, of Somerset, reported Tuesday that someone stole two full gas cans, a 5-gallon can and a 2.5-gallon can, from her shed in the 300 block of West Race Street. Her name appears on at least one of the cans, according to borough police.

Two hurt in crash

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident Friday morning in Somerset Borough.

Peggy Acker, 58, of Somerset, told borough police she was traveling east on West Patriot Street through its intersection with South Rosina Avenue when her vehicle was struck by a second car. Acker’s vehicle was struck on the driver’s side door, causing the vehicle to turn 180 degrees, strike a curb and lose both rear tires. Acker received an arm injury and was treated at Somerset Hospital, police said.

The other driver, Darlene Krause, 56, of Somerset, suffered injuries to her wrist and knee, along with chest pain, police said. She was transported to Somerset Hospital for treatment

A witness told police that Krause ran a red light.

Pizza shop burglarized

Domino’s pizza along Plank Road in Somerset was burglarized overnight on Oct. 25, according to borough police. Someone entered a safe and stole approximately $350 in cash and coins.

Police investigating theft

A white female wearing a black hoodie and white snow boots and carrying a large black and white purse adorned with a flower stole $14.79 in merchandise from the Family Dollar along East Main Street on Oct. 22, according to Somerset Borough police. An employee approached the female and asked her to come back inside the store, but the female took off running.

Cigarettes, teeth stolen

Two vape cigarettes and a pair of gold teeth were stolen from a room at the Quality Inn along Ramada Road on Oct. 19, according to Somerset Borough police. Guests Anita Lott and Juan Decker, of Columbus, reported the theft, which happened sometime between 6 a.m. and 7:45 p.m.