An 18-year-old man from Bellefonte was arrested recently after police allegedly discovered drugs, drug paraphernalia and a prohibited weapon in his possession. On Sept. 12, Pennsylvania State Police were called to a Bellefonte address after a report of an argument. A trooper met with the individual reported to be involved, who was the 18-year-old. The trooper reported finding a set of metal knuckles and two suspicious pills in his possession.
The election featured a great deal of discussion about how to help communities in areas like central Pennsylvania, which are struggling with heroin and prescription painkiller addiction and overdoses.