CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Centre County Sheriff’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for a Centre County man who violated his probation.

UPDATE March 4: The Centre County Sheriff has confirmed that Ryan King has been taken into custody. There is no threat to the community. They have not confirmed if King was armed at the time of capture.

According to the criminal complaint, King’s motel room was searched Feb. 16 during a probation check. State police received a search warrant for the room and found half a pound of methamphetamine and a handgun with an obliterated serial number. Police also found three vials of suspected PCP, suspected liquid narcotics, pills, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.

Ryan King, 39, has a warrant for his arrest for possession with intent to deliver/possession of a firearm. According to the sheriff’s office, the serial number on the firearm has been altered as well.


The community is advised to not approach King. He is considered possibly armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on King’s whereabouts should call 814-355-6803 or by sending a private message to the Centre County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook. All information is kept confidential.