Police news — Wednesday, Nov. 29
Vehicle rolls over
MONTOURSVILLE — A crash that occurred on Nov. 24 at about 2:30 a.m. ended with the vehicle rolling over, state police at Montoursville said.
Jeremy L. Adams, 33, of Montoursville, was travelling west in the 1800 block of Kehrer Hill Road when he crossed the double yellow lines and traveled into the east bound lane, police said.
Adams crossed backed into the westbound lane and began to rotate clockwise, with the front left side of the vehicle striking an embankment on the west side of the roadway where the vehicle overturned onto its left side and then onto it’s roof, police said.
Adams was not injured in the crash and was charged with driving vehicle at safe speed, police said.
BELLEFONTE — A 30-year-old man from Morrisville is accused of harassing a 31-year-old woman from Bellefonte, state police at Rockview said.
The accused was told several times to stop contacting the victim, through online communications, as his thoughts and opinions were unwanted, police said.
Charges were filed through Kelley Gillette Walker’s office for continuing in the same course of conduct, police said.
LOCK HAVEN — City police report the driver involved in an accident on Oct. 1 was driving under the influence.
The accident occurred at about 10 p.m. when Cy Bitner, of Lock Haven, was traveling south on Woods Avenue near the area of South Summit Street, police said.
Bitner told police that he came through the ‘S’ turns on Woods Avenue and was traveling southbound after leaving a friend’s house when the passenger side of his vehicle got into the gravel on the right side of the roadway, causing his vehicle to skid.
The vehicle then struck a large tree which spun his car around and caused the rear of the vehicle to strike the corner of the fence around First Quality property, police said.
During the multiple contacts through the incident, police said, they detected a slight odor of alcoholic beverages from Bitner. He told police that he had not been drinking and was transported to Lock Haven Hospital for a blood draw, police said.
Bitner was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, police said.
SALLADASBURG — Two vehicles were involved in a minor accident on Nov. 22 at about 7 p.m., state police at Montoursville said.
The accident occurred when a 2001 Cadillac Deville driven by Troy F. Showers, 32, of Jersey Shore, was eastbound on Main Street. Showers attempted to negotiate a left hand curve when the right side of his vehicle struck the left side of a parked vehicle owned by Karen R. Paulhamus, 43, of Cogan Station, which was legally parked on the side of the roadway, police said.
No one was injured in the accident and no charges were filed, police said.
Vehicle strikes deer
SNOW SHOE — An accident involving a deer occurred on Nov. 26 at about 11 p.m. on I-80 east near mile marker 147.2, state police at Rockview said.
Vivian D. Medina, of Scranton, was travelling east near Snow Shoe Twp. in the right lane when a deer ran out from the left side of the roadway, police said.
Medina’s vehicle struck the deer with it’s front end and became disabled, police said.
Both the driver and a passenger, who were wearing seatbelts, sustained minor injuries, police said.
Police were assisted on the scene by Snow Shoe Township Fire Department, Reeses Towing and Moshannon Valley EMS.
SPRING MILLS — A one-vehicle crash that occurred on Nov. 18 at about 12 a.m. may have been caused by the driver being under the influence of alcohol, state police at Rockview said.
Joshua W. Stover, 24, of Spring Mills, was traveling south on Cooper Street just north of Upper Gorges Valley Road when he failed to negotiate a right curve in the roadway, police said.
Stover traveled across the oncoming travel lane and off the roadway where he struck a fence and continued traveling into a field where the vehicle overturned onto its roof, police said.
Stover was wearing his seatbelt and was uninjured, police said. His vehicle was towed from the scene by Kuppel’s Towing, police said.
Police said Stover was under the influence of alcohol and he was placed under arrest for DUI.
PLEASANT GAP — On Nov. 26 at about 5 a.m. a traffic stop was conducted at the intersection of North Pennsylvania Avenue and Overlook Drive, state police said.
A 27-year-old man, of Delaware, Ohio, is believed to have been driving under the influence, police said.
Charges are pending toxicology results, police said.
OVAL — A deer running out in front of a vehicle caused a serious one-vehicle crash, state police at Montoursville said.
The accident occurred on Nov. 27 at about 12:30 a.m. on Route 654 near Stopper Road in Limestone Twp., police said.
Lauren M. Woodring, 28, of Jersey Shore, was driving south on Route 654 when a deer ran out in front of her vehicle. She swerved to avoid hitting the animal and traveled southeast into the northbound lane of travel, police said.
She continued traveling southeast off the roadway where the vehicle struck a ditch and then traveled south, in the ditch, for about 60 feet where it came to final rest, police said.
Woodring was not wearing her seatbelt and struck her head on the windshield. She was extricated from the vehicle by the Nippenose Valley Fire Department and flown to Geisinger Medical Center for treatment of her injuries, police said.
A citation was issued for driving on roadways laned for traffic, police said.
WILLIAMSPORT — State police at Montoursville are looking for suspects who stole a coil of copper from a 45-year-old Williamsport man and fled in the victim’s vehicle.
The theft occurred on Nov. 10 at about 11:45 a.m.
Police said the vehicle is a gray 4D Toyota Camry, unknown license plate number.
If anyone has information regarding this incident they are asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.
PLEASANT GAP — A Pleasant Gap man was the victim of criminal mischief on Nov. 25, state police at Rockview said.
Known juveniles are accused of causing damage to the victim’s track hoe excavator at Empire Mobile Home Park, Potter Twp., police said.
The suspects threw eggs both inside and outside the machine, police said.
Criminal mischief charges have been prepared and filed, police said.
BELLEFONTE — A theft occurred on Nov. 22 at about 8:30 p.m. on Middle Street in Gregg Twp., state police at Rockview said.
Further details were not released. Police said the incident is still under investigation.