Tues. October 31 - Ferguson Township man arrested after woman’s fentanyl overdose
The 29-year-old woman had to be revived with Narcan.
Ferguson Township man arrested after woman’s fentanyl overdose
Brett D. Oliphant, 23, of Ferguson Township, was arrested for allegedly selling fentanyl to a 29-year-old Spring Township woman.
The woman overdosed and had to be revived with Narcan by first responders.
Prior to the sale, Oliphant and the woman discussed the drug deal via text and Oliphant warned her that the drug was very strong.
While being interview by investigators, Oliphant admitted to selling fentanyl pills to at least 4 people.
Troopers found fentanyl pills and other drugs in Oliphant's home during their investigation, as well.
He faces felony drug charges including possession with intent to deliver as well as three misdemeanor charges.
His bail was set at $100,000, which he did not post.
He is currently incarcerated at Centre County Correctional Facility with a preliminary hearing scheduled for November 8th.
State College Bulletin
Today’s weather: 🌤️ High 44F/low 30F. 🥶 Freeze warning in effect until 9AM.
Community trick-or-treating will be happening across State College tonight from 6PM to 8PM. The State College Borough will also be holding a trick-or-treat event at the Municipal Building from 1:30-3PM. From 1:30-2PM, the event will be sensory friendly.
🥳 Pugh Street Shutdown
5-8PM | Pugh St b/w Beaver & College Ave
Join 3 Dots Downtown and a whole bunch of local artists, musicians, and creative organizations as they shut down Pugh St between Beaver & College for the last time this year. Featuring live music by Crater & the Catalyst, Hubba Hubba Ha Ha, Third Leg, and DJ Elbow Knee Knee as well as food vendors, arts & crafts, plus a beer garden by Antifragile.
🚴 Spooky Spokes
6-8PM | Meet at Pugh Street Shutdown
Grab a bike, a costume, and your ~spookiest spirit~ for a halloween-themed alleycat bike race scavenger hunt!
In Other News
🎉 The Centre Furnace Mansion held a celebration after recently completing its first exterior restoration in over 40 years. The restoration cost $600,000 and was completed in two phases over three and half years. The mansion is historically significant as the site of the first iron furnace in Centre County when it opened in 1792, spurring the iron industry here, as well as the birthplace of Penn State, according to Mary Sorensen, the Executive Director of the Centre County Historical Society. [WTAJ]
🚶 The Alzheimer's Association is holding a Walk to End Alzheimer's at Spikes Stadium in State College on November 4 starting at 9am. The walk aims to raise awareness and funds to support families impacted by Alzheimer's, honor loved ones, and make progress toward treatments. Participants can register online or starting at 9am the day of the walk. [WTAJ]
🤝 Julian Morales will become Penn State's new director of local government and community relations on November 8, replacing Charima Young who left in June. Morales joins from his role as Penn State Law's assistant dean of admissions and financial aid, where he oversaw recruitment, events, and diversity initiatives. In his new position, Morales will direct Penn State's efforts to collaborate with local governments, businesses, and organizations in Centre County and other campus communities. [Penn State]
Live Music Lowdown
Joe Quick | Doggie’s Pub | 8PM
V.Rex | The Phyrst | 10:30PM
Anchor & Arrow | Gigi’s Southern Table | 6PM
Free Range | The View @ Mountain View CC | 6-8PM
Piano Fight Club | The Phyrst | 10:30PM
🏒 Penn State women’s ice hockey goalie Josie Bothun was named CHA Goaltender of the Week yesterday. Bothun helped Penn State sweep Syracuse over the weekend by totaling 46 saves and a .920 save percentage.
Penn State Men’s Rugby
10/28 @ Kutztown | L 18-31
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