Police News — Feb. 28
Woman sustains minor
injury in head-on crash
LOCK HAVEN — A two-vehicle crash took place at 11:03 p.m. on Feb. 25.
According to Lock Haven City Police, a 1998 Dodge Durango being driven by Michael Knarr of Lock Haven was traveling southbound on South Highland Street approaching the intersection with Peach Street. At the same time, a 2007 Jeep Liberty being driven by Elizabeth Honector of Lock Haven was traveling northbound along South Highland Street.
Knarr was allegedly distracted and failed to slow down or stop. The vehicles collided head-on.
Damage to both vehicles was moderate and had to be towed from the scene by a private party and Martin Motors. Honector said that she sustained a small cut to her shin in the crash.
LOGANTON — State Police at Lamar investigated a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 80.
The crash took place at 8:26 p.m. on Feb. 17. Police report that a 1997 Ford F-150 bring driven by Philip Gohn, 19, of Parsippany, New Jersey, was traveling west along Interstate 80 when he lost control of his vehicle. The pickup truck spun, struck a mile marker and exited the northern side of the roadway, struck a tree and came to rest.
No injuries were reported and the driver was not cited for the crash, according to police.
Two-vehicle crash on
WILLIAMSPORT — State Police at Montoursville were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 80 in Lycoming County on Feb. 25.
According to police, a 2005 Chevrolet Impala being driven by Angie Marmol, 26, of Williamsport was traveling south on the ramp to I-80 West, when she slowed for a yield sign. Her vehicle was struck by a 2016 Toyota Scion being driven by Robert Green, 36, of Linden. Marmol sustained a minor injury and was taken to Williamsport Hospital by Loyalsock EMS.
One-vehicle crash reported
LOGANTON – State Police at Lamar reported a one-vehicle crash at 9:45 a.m. on Feb. 11 in Greene Township, Clinton County.
According to police, a 2001 Ford Windstar being driven by Eliana Meza, 33, of Milton, failed to maintain her lane of travel. As a result, she lost control of her vehicle and struck a fence post. She was cited for the crash and her vehicle had to be towed from the scene.
MILL HALL — A burglary allegedly occurred at LG Dickey Contracting in Bald Eagle Township on Feb. 23, when an unknown actor forced entry intro the business and stole approximately $50 in cash around 1 a.m., state police at Lamar said. The investigation is ongoing, and those with information are urged to contact PSP Lamar, police said.
MILL HALL — Betty Rinker, 42, of Jersey Shore, has been charged with retail theft after allegedly attempting to steal $70.24 worth of merchandise from the Walmart Supercenter located in Mill Hall, state police at Lamar said. Rinker was taken into custody and charged accordingly, police said.
Driving under the influence
LAMAR — Kaylel Martin, 20, of Astoria, N.Y., has been charged with DUI after a traffic stop was conducted along Interstate 80 in Porter Township on Feb. 5, state police at Lamar said. Upon investigation, it was determined that Martin was under the influence of marijuana, and charges have been filed, police said.
Vehicle towed following crash
LOGANTON — State Police at Lamar were called to the scene of a one-vehicle crash that took place at 4:58 p.m. on Feb. 20.
Police say that Alexander Hanna of Bangor was traveling along Interstate 80 heading east when he lost control of his vehicle as he attempted to change lanes. The 2003 Chevrolet Silverado left the roadway, struck a ditch and rolled onto its roof. The vehicle had to be towed from the scene by Valley Collision. Hanna was taken to UPMC Lock Haven by Sugar Valley EMS.
BEECH CREEK — Ross Hartman, 31, of Blanchard, has been arrested and charged with harassment after he allegedly visited the residence of Kearstin Orwig, 22, of 209 Main St., Blanchard on Feb. 23, and he became physical with her and another victim, Toby Stover, 23, of Loganton, according to state police at Lamar.
Physical harm threatened
MILL HALL — Jack Workman, 63, of Mill Hall, has been charged with harassment after allegedly having a dispute with Richard Trude, of Mill Hall, of geese on the victims property and water rights, state police at Lamar said. During the verbal dispute, Workman allegedly threatened physical harm by doing something to the water source of Trude, police said.