Police News

Dog stolen

LAMAR — State police at Lamar are investigating the theft of a brown six-month-old female English Bulldog.

The theft occurred on Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. on East End Mountain Road, state police at Lamar said.

An unknown individual in a white cargo van with a roof rack stopped along the road and stole the animal belonging to Naomi King, 29, of Mill Hall, police said.

The vehicle then left the scene, traveling west on East End Mountain Road, police said.

Anybody with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call PSP Lamar at 570-726-6000.

One-vehicle crash

LAMAR — On Feb. 19 at 7:51 p.m., Merrill L. Bixler, 82, of Mill Hall, was traveling north on Route 64 near Miller’s Gun Shop when he lost control of his 2003 Buick LaSabre, hitting an embankment on the east side of the roadway, state police at Lamar said.

The vehicle sustained damage to the front right side of the vehicle, including a flat tire, police said.

Bixler drove his vehicle about three miles where he stopped just north of the intersection of Route 477 and Route 64, police said. He was unable to start the vehicle due to the impact of the crash, police said.

The vehicle was towed by Valley Collision and no injuries were observed or reported, police said.

Four charged with drug possession

LAMAR — Four people were charged with drug possession by state police at Lamar last weekend.

r Eric Mercado, 26, of Lock Haven, was found to be in possession of marijuana at the 7300 Block of Nittany Valley Drive, Lamar Twp., police said.

The incident occurred on Feb. 16 at 2:12 a.m., police said.

Charges were filed through District Judge John Maggs’ office.

r Robert Baker, 19, of Lock Haven was found in possession of a small amount of marijuana and a white pill inside his 1989 General Motors Corp. Sierra during a traffic stop at 1:58 a.m. Feb. 17, police said.

After subsequent investigation Baker was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI, police said.

Charges will be filed through District Judge John Maggs’ office, police said.

r Rachel Plowman, 34, of Mill Hall, was observed during a traffic stop and after subsequent investigation was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI, police said.

A small amount of marijuana was observed in plain view during the stop on Hogan Boulevard on Feb. 20 at 1:56 a.m., police said.

Charges will be filed through District Judge John Maggs’ office.

r Shaun Anderson, 19, of Susquehanna, was charged with drug possession after a traffic stop on Route 220 in Lamar Township on Feb. 16 at 2:29 a.m., policesaid.

During the traffic stop a glass marijuana smoking device was observed in plain view and a search revealed more paraphernalia and a small amount of marijuana located within the vehicle, police said.

Charges will be filed through District Judge John Maggs’ office.

COMMENTS