Police News Feb. 5

Fleeing officers led to

two vehicle crash

LOCK HAVEN — The driver of a 2006 Yamaha R1 caused a two vehicle crash while attempting to flee and elude officers on Jan. 28 at 1:16 p.m., state police at Lamar said.

Jeremiah Ammerman, 26, of Mackeyville, was attempting to flee police when he ran a solid red light on Jay Street where it intersects with Church Street, police said.

Ammerman’s vehicle struck the front driver side door of a 2011 Toyota Venza driven by Kyle A. Turchetta, 28, of Lock Haven, police said.

Turchetta sustained no injuries at the time of crash and Ammerman was transported from the scene via ambulance and then flown to Geisinger Medical Center for suspected serious injuries, police said.

Lock Haven Fire Police assisted on the scene with traffic control, police said.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene by Hillside Towing.

Ammerman was charged with traffic-control signals, police said.

Alcoholic beverages stolen

HOWARD — State police at Rockview are investigating a burglary/theft that occurred between Jan. 29 and Feb. 1.

Police say the unknown suspects entered a garage located on Sand Ridge Road, Marion Twp., and stole alcoholic beverages from a fridge and a Kenwood radio, two MTX 12 subwoofers and a 250 watt amp from a vehicle.

Window screen damaged

MILL HALL — A window screen was damaged at a residence on 10 Sagamore Dr., Bald Eagle Twp., on Jan. 27 at 3:30 a.m., state police at Lamar said.

The victim was a 70-year-old man, of Mill Hall, police said.

If anyone has information about this incident they are encouraged to contact PSP Lamar at 570-726-6000.

TV and Xbox stolen

RENOVO — A burglary and theft occurred between Jan. 23 and 30 on 12th Street, Renovo, state police at Lamar said.

The incident occurred when an unknown actor entered the unlocked back door of the residence and removed a flat screen TV and X-Box from the home, police said.

Alleged criminal trespass

JERSEY SHORE — A complaint was filed on Jan. 23 at 236 Heck Rd., Crawford Twp., state police at Lamar said.

William Wilbur Heck, 80, of Jersey Shore, stated that Amos Miller Fisher, 40, of Jersey Shore, had been trespassing on his property without permission, police said.

The suspect currently holds a right of way to utilize the property, police said.

Vehicle rear ended

BELLEFONTE — A Centre Hall man may face charges after a two vehicle crash that occurred on Feb. 2 at 12:26 p.m., state police at Rockview said.

David W. Hege, 62, of Centre Hall, had been using his hand free phone and was not paying attention when his 2016 Jeep Compass rear ended a 2016 GMC Sierra, driven by Aaron S. Luzier, 31, of Olanta, Pa., police said.

Luzier had been stopped at a red light at the intersection of Benner Pike and Rolling Ridge Drive, police said.

Both vehicles were able to be moved off the roadway into the Sheetz parking lot nearby, police said.

No one was injured as a result of the crash and Hege’s vehicle was towed by Rich’s Amoco, police said.

Hege was charged with driving vehicle at safe speed, police said.

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