Police news — Thursday, Dec. 21
Police: Argument turns violent
FLEMINGTON — A 34-year-old Lock Haven man is facing a harassment charge following an argument with a 35-year-old woman from Lock Haven at 140 High St. in Flemington at about 11 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, said state police at Lamar.
An argument between the two escalated when the man pushed the woman, according to Trooper Rishell. The man was subsequently charged with summary harassment, police said. The trooper did not identify the man charged.
Assault against Mill
Hall woman alleged
MILL HALL — Andrew Wertz, 39, of Mill Hall, initially got into a verbal argument with a 33-year-old woman from Mill Hall on Monday before the altercation turned violent, state police at Lamar allege.
Trooper Andrew Adams reports that the dispute took place at 255 Main St. about 8:30 p.m. Dec. 18.
Wertz held the victim down, struck her repeatedly in the chest with a cell phone, and when the victim was able to get up, Wertz shoved her into a wall, Adams said.
The trooper said the victim suffered “several bruises consistent with being struck by an object and being shoved against a wall.”
Charges were filed against Wertz, the trooper said.
JERSEY SHORE — An unidentified individual gained entry to a house at 872 Sulphur Run Road between 10 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19, and stole two, 55-inch TCL televisions, a black metal gun cabinet, $20 in change, a Barnett Jackal Crossbow and multiple pieces of jewelry, according to state police at Lamar
The crime occurred in Pine Creek Township, Clinton County, Trooper Wright reported.
Anyone with any additional information about the burglary is asked to contact state police.
LOCK HAVEN — Two vehicles collided at the four-way stop intersecting Church and Grant streets at about 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 18, city police said.
A vehicle operated by Danielle Stringfellow, of Loganton, failed to stop and collided with another vehicle driven by Ryan Monoski, of Lock Haven, according to city policeman Richard Simpson.
Both vehicles required towing. A citation was filed against Monoski for a stop sign violation, police said. Police said neither driver was injured.