Police, court and fires

Philadelphia couple face drug charges

BELLEFONTE — A man and woman from Philadelphia were stopped for speeding on Interstate 99 in Centre County and an investigation of their vehicle found drugs and a pistol, according to state police at Rockview. Police said the couple, who were not identified on the police press release, were ...

JS woman hurt in crash

JERSEY SHORE — Jamie L. Mason, 23, of Jersey Shore, suffered what state police called suspected serious injuries in a one-car crash at midnight on Aug. 11, on Furnace Run Road in Watson Township. State police at Montoursville said Mason was southbound on Furnace Run Road, failed to ...

Police news – August 13

Woman defrauded of $2,500 JULIAN — State police at Rockview are investigating an incident of fraud that occurred through the internet on July 1 in Julian. The suspect defrauded a 34-year-old Julian woman of $2,500, police said. $800 stolen through scam BELLEFONTE — A 71-year-old ...

Sentencings in Clinton and Lycoming counties

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public records. It is policy of The Express that this information not be withheld from publication. CLINTON COUNTY - Kathy Marie Lachat, charged with forgery and theft by deception, fined $1,000, ordered to pay ...

Proceedings from district judges

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. - April Lynn Butler, of Selinsgrove, charged with false reports of child abuse, waived for court. - Christine Marie Confer, of Jersey Shore, charged with retail theft, waived for court. - Cordale Rayshon ...

Courthouse Roundup

MARRIAGE LICENSES - Steve JC Allen, of Avis, to Nina Rubin, of Avis, on Aug. 3. - Marissa Diane Bonnell, of Muncy, to Tyler John Campbell, of Beech Creek, on Aug. 7. - Alisha M. Confer, of Lock Haven, to Eric J. Jefferson II, of Washington, Pa., on Aug. 1. - Emily M. Embick, of ...

POLICE NEWS — AUGUST 11

Driver falls asleep behind the wheel SPRING MILLS — The driver of a 1999 Ford Ranger received suspected minor injuries after he fell asleep at the wheel on Aug. 8 at 7:17 a.m., state police at Rockview said. Austin M. Parks, 24, of Confluence, Pa., was traveling on Penns Valley Road, ...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. THURSDAY -At 4:37 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department was called to West Church Street for an alarm. The call was cleared at 5 a.m. -At 6:55 a.m., Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS was called to a ...

Police News — August 10

Mother charged after baby nearly drowns in bathtub LOCK HAVEN — Jessica Marie Wetzel, 28, of 131 Youngs Ave., has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment after she left her baby alone in a bathtub and the child nearly drowned, Lock Haven City Police ...

Disorderly conduct

DUNNSTOWN — Two Woodward Township residents were charged with disorderly conduct following an incident at 12 Riverview Ave., Woodward Township, at about 5 p.m. July 26, according to Woodward Township Police. Gary Politakis, 62, of 12 Riverview Ave., and Theresa A. Jacobs, 60, of 17 ...

Drugs stolen

LOCK HAVEN — Woodward Township Police investigated a reported forced entry and theft of prescription drugs from Apartment 3, 20 E. Park Drive, Lock Haven, between 5 and 8:30 p.. on Aug. 6. Police said the perpetrators forced open the front door and stole prescription medications, valued at ...

Emergency Services — August 8

TUESDAY - At 9:33 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on East Water St. in Lock Haven. The call was cleared at 9:48 a.m. - At 1:25 p.m., Avis and Woolrich emergency services responded to a report of wires down at Spong Hollow Rd. in Pine Creek Twp. The call was ...

CORRECTION

An article in yesterday’s Express incorrectly identified a man facing attempted homicide charges in Centre County as a resident of Centre. He is a resident of Union County.

POLICE NEWS — AUGUST 8

Car hit by truck load JERSEY SHORE — A forklift fastened to a Mack truck driven by a Jersey Shore man unfastened and rolled off his flatbed trailer, hitting a car driven by Jenny Howell, 52, of Jersey Shore, said state police at Montoursville. Roger Zinck, 59, was driving south on Route ...

POLICE NEWS - AUGUST 7

Attempted criminal homicide MILLMONT — On Friday, August 3, at midnight, on SR 477 in Miles Twp., Lance Ross Shaffer of Millmont rammed the male victim’s vehicle, causing it to go up on an embankment, then pointed a gun in the direction of the victims and fired multiple shots, state ...

EMERGENCY SERVICES – August 7

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the county communications center. SATURDAY - At 4:04 a.m., emergency services from Lycoming County responded to a downed tree on West Side Drive in Jersey Shore. The call was cleared at 4:06 a.m. - At 10:13 a.m., emergency services from ...

POLICE NEWS – AUGUST 6

Public intoxication BELLEFONTE — A 42-year-old male, of Bellefonte, was charged with public drunkenness after an incident that occurred on Aug. 2 at 8:26 p.m., state police at Rockview said. The suspect traveled to multiple residences along Raymond Lane in Benner Township for no apparent ...

Bellefonte florist charged with not paying sales tax

BELLEFONTE — Allen Baney, of Bellefonte, president and owner of Avant Garden in State College, has been charged with failing to pay more than $19,000 in sales tax over a three-year period, according to the Office of the Attorney General. A sales and use tax audit conducted by the Department ...