Police News – May 20
Warrant for Bellefonte
BELLEFONTE — Charges are pending for a Bellefonte man after he fled from state police officers on May 18, state police at Rockview said.
At approximately 7 p.m., officers responded to an active Protection from Abuse (PFA) violation where the suspect, Ryan King, 38, had picked up the victim, Beverly King, 35, of Port Matilda, and was last scene driving a black and red Honda UTV in the Milesburg and Unionville areas, police said.
King was spotted at 11:16 p.m. that evening near the intersection of South Eagle Valley and Runville roads in Boggs Township, police said.
When officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, King fled west on Grand Slam Drive, leaving the roadway and traveling through a wire fence, avoiding apprehension, police said.
Charges for King are pending through district court while the search for him continues, police said.
Anyone with information on King’s location is asked to contact PSP Rockview at 814355-7545.
LOCKPORT — Woodward Township Police are investigating an alleged assault that occurred on May 18.
A 22-year-old man reported being attacked and beaten by six individuals near 4 Riverview Ave., police said.
The victim, who was not named, believed they were his friends, police said.
He was transported to UPMC Lock Haven and treated for external and internal bruising, police said.
Pine Creek Township Police Department assisted at the scene, police said.
Stolen property alleged
LOCKPORT — Woodward Township Police are investigating a possible theft of property worth $391 along Croak Hollow Road.
The victim, who was not named, reported his STIHL model 91 weed trimmer with bicycle handle bar control had fallen out of his pickup truck near 799 E. Croak Hollow Rd. on May 18 between 2:30 and 3 p.m., police said.
The mounting backpack was found on the roadway but the trimmer was missing, police said.
The victim stated he had departed his home and had returned within a five minute time frame, police said.
Deer causes accident
JERSEY SHORE – The driver of a 2010 Harley-Davidson Soft Tail was transported to UPMC Susquehanna for suspected minor injuries after striking a deer on Route 44, Washington Township, Lycoming County, state police at Montoursville said.
Daniel W. Winter, 39, of Jersey Shore, was traveling south on the roadway when the deer entered the roadway, police said.
Winter was unable to avoid the animal and struck it head on, causing the motorcycle to overturn onto its right side, police said.
The motorcycle slid approximately 35 feet before coming to rest in the northbound lane, police said.
Winter was transported to UPMC Susquehanna by Clinton Township EMS, police said.