Police news — Friday, Feb. 17
LINDEN — Raffaele Dalena, 66, of Linden crashed into a tree after traveling down an embankment off of Yergers Road just west of Linden Acres Lane Tuesday around 2 p.m., according to state police at Montoursville. Dalena was charged for crossing the center line, police said.
Possession of drug paraphernalia
LOCK HAVEN — City police, with assistance from the Woodward Township Police, apprehended three individuals hiding out at 129 Woodward Ave. Lot 38 Wednesday around 8 p.m.
Police were seeking the individuals, who remain unidentified, to serve warrants, and in the course of the apprehension, found drug paraphernalia at the location. The investigation continues, and charges are pending.
CENTRE HALL — Jack Stanley Marinos, 61, of Spring Mills, was arrested by state police at Rockview for stealing a dash camera from the Dollar General store at 421 S. Pennsylvania Ave. in Centre County on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, around 4 p.m.
LOCK HAVEN — Thomas Matthews III, of Lock Haven, was cited by city police for failure to yield at a stop sign, resulting in a collision with a pick-up truck driven by Lewis F. Rhine Jr., of Avis, Sunday around 2 p.m. at the intersection of East Main Street and Locust Alley. No one was injured, police said.
SNOW SHOE — During a routine traffic stop for speeding, Javier Donoso Valdes, 29, from Chile, provided a fraudulent Puerto Rico driver’s license to police, who later learned that Valdes was in the country illegally. Immigration and Customs responded to assist, and Valdes was charged with providing false ID to police pending deportation.
MILESBURG — A tractor-trailer driver was cited for failing to obey a traffic-control device warning of hazardous conditions after the trailer began to jackknife and then slid across a snow-covered I-80 and struck a guide rail near mile marker 160 in Marion Township.
Both lanes of travel were blocked and I-80 was shut down until the trailer was freed from the guide rail and driven away. The driver, who was not identified by police, was not injured.
AARONSBURG — State police at Rockview arrested Steven Marsh, 23, on Wednesday, Jan. 25 around 6:30 p.m. for driving under the influence.
HOWARD — Four male juveniles damaged landscape lighting belonging to Stanley Vonada at his residence in Howard around 8 p.m. Tuesday, according to state police at Rockview. The investigation continues, and restitution of approximately $20 is expected to be made.
Theft from vehicle
LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police are investigating a report of a theft from a motor vehicle overnight Feb. 14-15 while the vehicle was parked at Hanger 9. The victim told police a wallet, cell phone, shirt and keys were stolen. Value was estimated at $200.
Hit and run
LOCK HAVEN — City police investigated a hit and run accident that occurred at 8:10 a.m. Feb. 16 at the corner of West Church and West Water streets.
Police said a small pickup truck operated by Jason Stabley of Lock Haven struck a metal railroad crossing and then continued for about two blocks, parked his vehicle and walked to class at Lock Haven University.
Witnesses reported the accident to police who arrived at the scene and observed the dents and scratches to the truck, along with an LHU parking decal belonging to Stabley.
Stabley told police he was going to call police and report the accident after class. Stabley then went to City Hall and told police the front windshield was covered in mist and the sun was causing a glare on the windshield. He said he couldn’t see at all and cut the turn too short, striking the pole.
Stabley was charged with a traffic citation.