Police News — Dec. 11

Police investigate hit and run

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven city police are investigating a hit and run that took place at 5:20 a.m. on Dec. 6 at the East Water Street parking lot.

According to police, Leland J. Shaffer, 86, of Mill Hall was backing his 2012 Chevy Impala out of the lot when it struck a light pole in the middle of the lot. Shaffer then left the scene. Later he went to MacIntyre Chevrolet to have the damage repaired. At that time, police were contacted and Shaffer was cited.

There was no estimate of damage to the vehicle or the light pole.

Tractor trailer stuck in yard

LOCK HAVEN — A tractor trailer driver failed to negotiate a turn and caused property damage recently. The incident occurred at 12:32 p.m. on Dec. 5, city police said.

According to police, Sanatbek Tursunov was southbound on Rose Street and was attempting to turn right onto West Walnut Street when his tractor trailer left the roadway and became stuck in the grass at 700 W. Walnut St.

Eagle Valley Towing assisted at the scene, Tursunov was cited for the incident and his vehicle was towed back to First Quality, police said.

Harassment reported

PORT MATILDA — State police at Rockview are investigating a case of harassment that took place in Boggs Township, Centre County.

Police said Ryan King grabbed a 34-year-old female from Port Matilda and pushed her to the ground. The incident took place at 7:35 a.m. on Nov. 9.

The investigation continues.

Two-vehicle crash

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City police were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash that took place at 2:12 p.m. on Nov. 30.

Police report that a 2005 Chevy Tahoe being driven by Brandon Hanley of Lock Haven was traveling east on East Church Street when he failed to stop for a red light. His vehicle went through the intersection and collided with a 2014 Dodge Ram pickup truck being driven by Carl McCoy of Lock Haven.

The Tahoe had to be towed from the scene and Hanley was cited for running the red light. McCoy said that his left wrist was sore as a result of the collision.

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