Police news — Saturday, Nov. 19

Money stolen from McDonalds

LAMAR — State police report an employee at McDonalds in Porter Township is suspect in the theft of $2,698 in cash from the safe where all the deposits are placed each shift.

The suspect is a 36-year-old woman, police said.

The time of the incident was 12:15 p.m. Oct. 22 at McDonalds, 5820 Nittany Valley Drive, Porter Township, police said.

The investigation is continuing.

No injuries

MILL HALL — A driver escaped injury after her car struck a culvert pipe and a wooden post and then rolled over before hitting another wooden post.

State police at Lamar report Dayna Fourney of Lock Haven was traveling on Route 120 in Allison Township at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 when the accident occurred.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, police said.

Bad checks

MILL HALL — State police at Lamar are investigating a bad checks incident that occurred between July 21 and Aug. 23 at Central Pa. Auto Auction in Lamar Township.

Police said a suspect known to them gave four checks to the Central Pa. Auto Auction that had insufficient funds and failed to make any payment after 10 days of receiving the certified letter to do so. Charges are pending, police said.

Home burglary

BEECH CREEK — Joseph Allen Light of 75 Masden Hollow Road, Beech Creek Township, reported to state police at Lamar that his home was broken into between Nov. 4-15.

Police said the incident occurred between Nov. 4 and Nov. 15, when unknown actors broke into the home and stole two television sets and a Sony Blu-ray player. The actors entered the back door of the residence and fled in an unknown direction, police said.

Vehicle hits concrete barrier

CASTANEA — Nathan E. Beury, 31, of Lock Haven, was not injured when his car struck a concrete barrier on Paul Mack Road at 12:15 a.m. Nov. 8, according to state police at Lamar.

Police said Beury was westbound on Paul Mack Road just past the Route 220 overpass when he lost control of his Suzuki Furenza and it struck a concrete barrier separating west and east bound traffic.

DUI alleged

LOCK HAVEN — A 37-year-old Lock Haven man was stopped in the 100 block of East Walnut Street for a traffic violation at 12:39 a.m. Nov. 12, and taken into custody for suspicion of DUI, according to state police at Lamar.

Charges are pending.

Public drunkenness

LOCK HAVEN — David Hayes Jr., 29, of Lock Haven was charged with public drunkenness by state police at Lamar at 4:50 a.m. Nov. 13.

Police said Hayes was found in the 300 block of Wright Street in Flemington.

Criminal mischief

RENOVO — State police at Lamar are investigating a report of criminal mischief that occurred at 2:13 a.m. Nov. 13, at 900 Huron Ave., Renovo.

During a verbal argument, police said a 21-year-old Renovo woman punched Colton Risley, 21, of Renovo in the face. The woman then grabbed a wrench from the truck bed of the victim’s vehicle and repeatedly struck the truck with the wrench, police said.

Assault by a prisoner

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are investigating an incident of aggravated assault by a prisoner at SCI Rockview at noon on Nov. 8.

The suspect is an inmate known to police who allegedly spit on another inmate and a corrections officer striking both of them in the face.

Theft by deception

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are investigating a report of theft by deception involving a 25-year-old man living in Gregg Township, Centre County.

Police said the victim applied for a loan online. The victim was contacted by persons posing as a bank advising him that he had been approved for the loan. The victim was contacted several times requesting approval authorization and payment to set up an account and process the loan.

The bank manager requested the initial $450 authorization fee be made in iTunes gift cards in which the card numbers were released over the phone. In three payments the victim provided $1,300 in iTunes gift cards to the alleged bank.


BELLEFONTE — A Marion Township woman has been charged with harrassment following a domestic dispute with her husband.

State police at Rockview said the incident occurred at 6:36 p.m. Nov. 14 at 241 Terra Vista St.

Sarah Ashley Munda, 28, was engaged in a verbal dispute with her husband when the dispute became physical and Munda attempted to strike her husband and threw a Mountain Dew bottle, striking the head of another man, police said.