Tis the Burglary Season in State College

For most people, the Christmas season is a time of giving and joy. Regrettably, in the State College area, this time of year is also known for burglaries and thefts. Why would State College be different from other areas? Much of State College’s population consists of Penn State students, and the vast majority of Penn… view more

Man Blames Vandalism Spree on Too Much Music and Masturbation

I represent many Penn State students who are charged with criminal offenses stemming from alcohol and drug related incidents. Some charges are directly related to drugs and alcohol, such as possession of marijuana, underage drinking, and public drunkenness. However, many of my clients are charged with offenses such as burglary and criminal trespass after having… view more

Man Distracted by Skinny Dipper Has Home Burglarized

By Jason Dunkle on G+ The old adage “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” was proven correct again when a man allowed a unknown woman to swim naked in his pool, and while the man was preoccupied with watching his visitor, the woman’s male friend was burglarizing the house. Why… view more

State College Burglars Caught on Apartment Surveillance Video

While the crime rate overall has decreased in State College over State Patty’s Day weekend, it doesn’t mean that serious crimes do not occur. The police received reports of items missing from the Meridian II apartment building, so the police contacted the realty company that manages the building and reviewed video footage. The video shows… view more

State College Burglar Steals Sandwich and Sauces

Most people have enough sense to refrain from breaking and entering into a house or place of business.  Those that do make the bad decision to commit such a trespass normally do so with the intent to steal something of value, such as electronics and money.  A State College burglar recently broke into into a… view more