POLICE NEWS — TUESDAY, DEC. 5
LOCK HAVEN — Henry Sylvester Block IV, 27, of Johnstown, was taken into custody Friday in Lock Haven for indecent assault and corruption of a 12-year-old, city police said. Block was arraigned before Judge Joseph L. Sanders III and bail was set at $1,500, police said.
MILL HALL — A one-vehicle crash occurred at 4:45 a.m. Nov. 30 on Jacksonville Road just south of Kryder Road, state police at Lamar said.
Harold R. Barbe, 83, of Punxsutawney was driving a 2008 Suzuki SX4 east on Jacksonville Road when he lost control of the vehicle on a lefthand turn, police said. The vehicle went into the other lane, struck a concrete barrier, went airborne and landed in a ditch, police said.
Barbe was transported by Goodwill Ambulance Association to Lock Haven Hospital with minor injuries, according to police, and the car had heavy front and rear damage.
LOCK HAVEN — Tyler Morgan Shumaker, 22, of Lock Haven, received a citation of disorderly conduct at 11:51 p.m. Saturday for hosting a party at his residence at 505 W. Main St., city police said. Police said loud music from the party could be heard half a block away.
Retail theft alleged
MILL HALL — Devin Wade Nyman, 29, of Blanchard, stole $71.62 of merchandise from Walmart on Nov. 24 at 10:16 p.m., state police at Lamar said. A charge of retail theft has been filed, police said.
LOCK HAVEN — Someone forced open the front door of a house in the 1000 block of Checkerberry Lane where Sondra Perry resides, between 10:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Nov. 27, state police at Lamar reported. The door frame was damaged, but the would-be burglar did not enter, police said.
AVIS — A cat was shot with a 22g needle Nov. 27 at Municipal Drive, Avis, state police at Lamar said. The cat was later put to sleep because of its injuries, police said.