POLICE NEWS — APRIL 11
Driver hurt in one-vehicle crash
BELLEFONTE — Lindsey Hockenberry, 26, of Bellefonte has been charged with not driving at a safe speed after a crash on April 9 in the area of 660 Axemann Road in Spring Township, state police at Rockview said.
Hockenberry was traveling south and while completing a left curve exited the roadway to the right for unknown reasons, police said.
She traveled alongside the roadway and began to spin counterclockwise when her vehicle impacted a utility pole, police said. She re-entered the roadway briefly and exited again before striking a concrete barrier, continued through the parking lot of Happy Valley Blended and impacted the building, police said.
Hockenberry sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center for treatment, police said.
Her vehicle, a 2001 Dodge Neon, suffered disabling damage.
No injuries in two-vehicle crash
LINDEN — A crash occurred on April 8, as Phyllis Reish, 77, of McElhattan, was traveling north, crossing the northbound lanes of Route 220, when Kortney Lunger, 28, of Linden, was traveling in the left lane, police at Montoursville said.
The initial point of impact occurred as Lunger veered left to avoid Reish’s vehicle and was struck in the side with the front end of Reish’s vehicle, police said.
Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and were not injured, but both vehicles sustained disabling damage and were towed from the scene, police said.
HOWARD — On April 8, at approximately 2 a.m. a 21-year-old male from Lock Haven was taken into custody for driving under the influence following a traffic stop along North Eagle Valley Road and Lower Greens Run Road in Howard Township, Centre County, according to state police at Rockview.
The suspect was taken to the Mount Nittany Medical Center for a legal blood draw, and charges are pending, police said.
Hit and run
LOCK HAVEN — On April 9, Lock Haven City Police responded to a hit and run after a car struck the “left turn or straight only” sign on Jay Street behind the Garden Building.
The sign was knocked over, and damage was minor, police said.
There was no description of the vehicle that was involved in the crash, which took place at 9:35 a.m., police said.
Firearm Act violation
LINDEN — Douglass Fredericks, 45, of Linden was investigated by state police at Montoursville on March 25, and was found to be living at a residence where two firearms were found, according to state police at Montoursville.
Fredericks is a felon who is prohibited from possessing a firearm and charges were filed through district court, police said.
JERSEY SHORE — Police responded to a residence along State Route 287 in Mifflin Township on March 9 for a report of a domestic dispute, according to state police at Montoursville.
Upon arrival, it was discovered the dispute was over a 17-year-old male, who resided in the residence, and was a frequent drug user, police said. The arrestee, Trina Horn, 39, of Jersey Shore, knew about the drug usage and failed to prevent it, police said.
A search of the juvenile’s room produced drug paraphernalia, and misdemeanor drug charges have been filed against the juvenile. In addition, misdemeanor corruption of minor charges were filed against Horn, police said.
Liquor law violation
LOCK HAVEN –The Castanea Fire Company No. 1 at 300 S. Hanna St., Castanea Township, Lock Haven, is facing charges from the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, according to state police at Montoursville.
Issued on March 28, the citation is for club sales to non-members, and the organization could face fines, a license suspension or revocation, police said.
Liquor law violation
AVIS — The American Legion Post 284, at 3115 Woodward Ave. in Avis, has been charged with failing to adhere to the Liquor Control Enforcement constitution and is charged with failing to maintain complete and truthful records concerning the Bingo law, state police at Montoursville said.