Police news — Saturday, June 17

Car hits deer

WILLIAMSPORT — State police at Montoursville investigated a one-vehicle accident at 6:53 p.m. June 12 on Route 118 in Franklin Township, Lycoming County.

The driver, Terry Sample, 66, of Lock Haven, told police a deer walked in front of her vehicle as she traveled west on Route 118 and she struck the animal. The animal left the roadway into the nearby woods.

Sample’s car was damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Three passengers and Sample were not hurt, police said.

Missing person found

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview report that Dennis W. Poorman, 47, of Bellefonte has been located.

Poorman, who suffers from mental health issues and has cerebral palsy, was reported missing on Thursday. He was last seen on June 6 when he was dropped off for work at Taco Bell on South Atherton Street, State College, police said.

Criminal mischief

LOCK HAVEN — Woodward Township police are investigating a case of criminal mischief at the West Branch Soccer Club on Havenview Drive.

Police said unknown actor(s) pushed a metal sign post over breaking the post off at the ground where it had been concreted in. There is evidence a vehicle was used to push the post, police said.

The incident occurred between midnight and 7 a.m. June 11, police said.

Theft by deception

OVAL — Grayson L. Yearick of Limestone Township reported to state police at Montoursville that he is the victim of a scam.

Yearick said he received a call from an unknown person at 12:24 p.m. Tuesday, claiming that a family member had been arrested and requested Yearick purchase a Money Gram in the amount of $2,480 for the family member’s bail.

Police said Yearick obtained the Money Gram and sent it to an unknown location in New York state.

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