Police news – Jan. 3

Harassment alleged

LOCK HAVEN — Melissa A. Confer, 46, of Lock Haven, was issued a citation for harassment following an incident at the Hilltop Tavern on Dec. 22, city police said.

Confer is accused of striking a 48-year-old woman with a pool cue at the tavern, police said.

Two-vehicle crash

LOCK HAVEN — A two-vehicle crash occurred on Dec. 21 at about 4 p.m. in the rear parking lot of MacIntyre Chevrolet, city police said.

Stephen Boutot, of Muncy, was driving a red Dodge Sedan at the rear of Macintyre Chevrolet when he attempted to exit the parking lot onto Jessamine Street, police said.

Boutot’s vehicle struck another car driven by Sloan Snyder, of Loganton, police said.

Boutot told police that he was wearing his seatbelt and that a truck blocked his view from where Sloan’s vehicle came from, police said.

Sloan told police that she was wearing her seatbelt and that she believed Boutot’s vehicle had been traveling faster than it should have been, police said.

Both vehicles were driven from the scene with only minor damage, and no citations were filed, police said.

Two injured

SNOW SHOE — Diodoro Antonio-Cruz, 24, of West Chicago, Ill., was driving his 2013 Dodge Avenger on snow-covered Interstate 80 in Centre County when he lost control of his vehicle, state police at Rockview said.

Neither Antonio-Cruz, nor his passenger, Jose A. Cruz, 19, of West Chicago, were injured and both men were wearing their seatbelts during the time of the crash, police said.

The vehicle was removed from the scene by Rees Towing, police said.

Police: Vehicle rear-ended

LOCK HAVEN — Two vehicles were involved in an accident on Dec. 28 at about 4 p.m. on East Church Street, city police said.

Wayne Brewer Jr., of Lock Haven, was driving his 2011 Nissan Versa behind a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Carmen Arroyo, of Lock Haven, police said.

Both Brewer and Arroyo told police that a truck had stopped suddenly in front of Arroyo’s vehicle causing both vehicles to brake suddenly.

Brewer told police he did not have time to stop before rear-ending Arroyo’s vehicle, police said.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts at the time however Arroyo was treated for possible neck pain by Lock Haven EMS on scene, police said.

No charges were filed.

DUI alleged

BELLEFONTE — A driver may be charged with driving under the influence after a traffic stop that occurred on Jan. 1 at about 1 a.m. on 5th Avenue in Spring Township, Centre County, according to state police at Rockview.

A 23-year-old man from Julian was taken into custody and transported to the Mount Nittany Medical Center for a legal blood draw, police said. He was not identified by police.