Police news — Tuesday, Nov. 29

House hit in heroin DUI

LOCK HAVEN — Timothy Rossman, 40, of 2688 Coudersport Pike drove into a house at 184 Susquehanna Ave. at 6:22 a.m. Oct. 17, city police said.

The investigation shows he was under the influence of heroin, according to police, and he has been arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Another theft from vehicle

LAMAR — A thief stole hunting related items from a parked vehicle owned by an unnamed 26-year-old man from Lamar, sometime between 11 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday, according to Trooper John Schall of the state police at Lamar.

The theft is believed to be part of a known crime pattern in the area, the trooper reported, and several leads have surfaced and are now being investigated.

The items stolen in this most recent theft were a camouflage backpack containing a Foxpro game call, .22-250 ammunition, and .22 mag ammunition, according to the officer.

The vehicle was parked on Nittany Valley Drive near the post office at Lamar, the trooper said.

SUV hits pickup

LOCK HAVEN — Christina S. Onuskanich of Lock Haven pulled an SUV out of a parking space on East Main Street between Vesper and Grove streets and hit a pickup at 1:33 p.m. Friday, according to Officer Stephen Nero of city police.

The Ford Expedition side-swiped a Dodge pickup owned by David E. Hill of Williamsport, the officer reported.

No one was injured, according to the report.

The pickup had a flat tire and minor damage to the rear passenger-side door and its bed, the officer said, and the SUV had minor damage to the front grill and bumper.

No injuries in hit-and-run

MILL HALL — No one was injured when a Toyota Corolla was hit on the Route 220 entrance ramp at Mill Hall at 8:30 a.m. Monday, state police at Lamar reported.

Holly L. Chapman of Mill Hall was driving the Corolla when an unknown vehicle attempted to pass her on the right and hit the rear passenger side of her car, Trooper John Schall reported. The Corolla was damaged and spun clockwise, he said.

Chapman and her passengers, Erika L. Martin of Lock Haven and a 6-year-old girl, were all wearing seat belts, the trooper reported.

Boy spits on officer

LAMAR — A 17-year-old boy of Jersey Shore spit blood and saliva into the face of a state police trooper at the Lamar barracks, 113 Boyd Road, at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, according to a police report.

The teen resisted arrest, attempted to hit the trooper, then spit into his face, Trooper Curtis A. Confer reported. The teen was taken to a detention center and charged in juvenile court for aggravated assault, the officer said.

Pickup hits mailbox

SHINTOWN — A deer standing on Renovo Road (Route 120) near Township Road 312, reportedly caused driver John F. Winkelman to cross over the west lane and swerve his Ford F-150 onto the shoulder at10:15 p.m. Friday, according to Trooper Michael Flook of the state police at Lamar.

The pickup then hit a road sign with its driver-side mirror, a drainage culvert with a front wheel, a mailbox with its front end, and another road sign with its driver’s side, the officer reported. Winkelman regained control of the pickup and drove on, headed east, the trooper said.

He was wearing his seat belt and was not injured. He was charged with speeding for driving 40 miles per hour, the trooper reported.

Crash on I-80

LOGANTON — Christin L. Weibush of Alliance, Ohio was charged for striking a Lexus on I-80 in Greene Township at 10:20 a.m. Nov. 11, Trooper Jeffrey Hildebrand of the state police at Lamar reported.

She was driving a Chevrolet Cruze west in the right lane when her vehicle moved into the left lane and hit the passenger side of the Lexus with its front driver’s side, the trooper said. The Lexus was driven by James T. Stepanski of Wilkes-Barre, and both drivers then pulled off onto the shoulder, the trooper said.

Both were wearing seatbelts and apparently were not injured, the trooper said. Damage to the vehicles was not reported.

Mailboxes hit

MILL HALL — Susan D. Hollenbach, 69, of Mill Hall was charged for driving a Chevrolet Heritage High Roof station wagon off Eagle Valley Drive (Route 150) near Masden Hollow Road at 5:03 p.m. Nov. 19, according to Trooper Jeffrey Hildebrand of the state police at Lamar.

She was driving north when the vehicle left the shoulder, struck two mailboxes, crossed over to a driveway and stopped in a yard 50 feet off the road, the trooper reported.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt and apparently was not injured, according to the report.

DUI alleged

BEECH CREEK — A 24-year-old man of Lock Haven, whom police declined to identify, may be charged with DUI, reported Trooper Timothy Wright of the state police at Lamar.

The man was stopped for a traffic violation at Haagen Lane, Beech Creek, at 11:36 p.m. last Wednesday, while driving a Chevrolet Blazer, the trooper reported. The driver was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI, and charges are pending blood results, the trooper said.

Shoplifting charged

MILL HALL — Nicole Elizabeth Kiper and Shannon Marie Way were charged with stealing, or trying to steal, about 226 miscellaneous items from Wal-Mart, reported Trooper Kyle R. Witmer of the state police at Lamar.

The charges of felony retail theft relate to an incident at 12:45 p.m. last Wednesday, the trooper reported.

Lights slashed

LOCK HAVEN — A string of Christmas lights was slashed on the front porch of a house in the 300 block of East Main Street, sometime between 5 p.m. Thursday and 4 p.m. Sunday, city police said. The loss amounted  to $5.

Trespassing alleged

LOCK HAVEN — A 29-year-old woman drove onto the posted property of a 53-year-old man at 7262 Coudersport Pike, Gallagher Township, at 6:53 a.m. last Wednesday, reported Trooper Kyle R. Witmer of the state police at Lamar. The trooper did not identify either person involved.