Police News – Feb. 18

Vehicle rear ended

TUSSEYVILLE — The driver and passenger of a 2005 Honda Civic suffered suspected minor injuries after the vehicle rear ended another vehicle on General Potter Highway, Potter Township, Centre County on Feb. 16 at 1:19 p.m., state police at Rockview said.

Daniel J. Knepp, 23, of Lewistown, Pa., was traveling east on the roadway when he failed to see traffic stopped on the roadway causing his vehicle to strike a 2004 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Cynthia A. Esh, 65, of Milroy, Pa., police said.

Everyone was wearing their seatbelts and Knepp and his passenger, Louis J. Sefter, 36, of Boalsburg, were transported to Mt. Nittany Hospital by Penns Valley EMS, police said.

Knepp was issued a citation for not driving a vehicle at safe speeds, police said.

Diesel heater stolen

CENTRE HALL –State police at Rockview are looking to identify two middle aged men in a Black Buick sedan who allegedly stole a yellow diesel heater on Jan. 27 at the Auction Barn, on Penns Valley Pike, Potter Township.

Anyone with information about the two alleged suspects are asked to contact PSP Rockview at 814-355-7545.

Marijuana possession

BELLEFONTE — A 51-year-old Bellefonte man was arrested on Feb. 2 at 3:01 p.m. and accused of possessing a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, police said.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Benner Pike and Rishel Hill Road in Benner Township, Centre County, police said.

Domestic incident

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview responded to a domestic incident involving a 38-year-old Bellefonte victim and a 40-year-old Howard man along Benner Pike, Benner Township, Centre County, on Feb. 2.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing, police said.

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