Police news — Saturday, Sept. 23

Vehicle hits overhead wires

MONTOURSVILLE — Vernon R. Lehman, 62, of Cuba, N.Y., is charged with duty to give information and render aid after his truck struck overhead wires and he fled the scene.

The accident occurred on Sept. 16 at around 2 p.m. on Laurel Run Road, state police at Montoursville report.

DUI alleged

LINDEN — On Sept. 1 at around 2 a.m., Bradley Owen Pepperman of Linden, told state police at Montoursville that he swerved his vehicle to avoid hitting a deer and struck an embankment.

The crash occurred at 1:58 a.m. on Sept. 1 in the 3200 block of Pine Run Road, Anthony Township, Lycoming County.

Further investigation revealed that Pepperman was under the influence of alcohol and subsequently taken to Williamsport Hospital for a blood draw, police said.

DUI alleged

MILL HALL — As state police at Lamar were conducting interviews while investigating a two-vehicle crash at 409 S. Water St., in Mill Hall, they observed a motorist who was not involved in the crash, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.

The 67-year-old man from Mill Hall was riding a 2003 Harley Davidson Wide Glide at the time, police said.

After subsequent investigation, the man was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Charges will be filed at the office District Judge John Maggs in Mill Hall, police said.

Registration plate stolen

BELLEFONTE — A 26-year-old man is accused of taking the registration plate off the camper of a 52-year-old woman from Bellefonte.

The incident occurred at the Grange Fair between Aug. 17 and 18. The woman noticed that her name plate was missing and contacted police, state police at Rockview said.

The accused was found to have taken the registration plate and attached it to his own camper in an attempt to conceal the registered owner of his trailer, police said.

Arrest for PFA violation

LOCK HAVEN — Marissa Anne Rishel, 28, of Lock Haven, has been charged with violating a protection from abuse order filed by Michael Saxon on Sept. 13, Woodward Township police said.

On Sept. 21, police located Rishel and took her into custody for violating the PFA, police said.

Rishel was taken to the Clinton County Courthouse for further processing.

PFA violation warrant

LOCKPORT — Woodward Township Police are issuing a warrant for Craig Stephen Yetter of 214 Carrington Ct., Huntington, W.Va.

Police said a criminal complaint was filed Thursday against Yetter for violating a protection from abuse order.

Vehicle hits school bus

RAUCHTOWN — State police at Lamar investigated a minor accident involving a school bus and a truck on Rauchtown Road, just north of East Valley Road in Greene Township at 7 a.m. on Sept. 20.

Police said the crash occurred when the mirror of a 2011 Ford F750 struck the extended stop sign on the school bus, which was stopped to pick up kids. The truck was northbound and the bus southbound, police said.

Argument turns physical

LAMAR — State police at Lamar responded to a domestic dispute on Long Run Road in Lamar Township at 4:20 p.m. Sept. 17.

Police said a verbal dispute between Tammy Joe Neff and her ex-husband turned physical. Tammy Neff is listed as the accused and her ex-husband as the victim on the police report, however no specific charge was listed.

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