Police News – June 3
Theft by deception
at Beech Creek Hotel
BEECH CREEK – A suspect passed five fake $20 bills on May 17 at the Beech Creek Hotel, 49 Main St., Beech Creek, state police at Lamar said.
The bills were later identified as fake by the owners, who turned the money over to state police, police said.
Anyone with any additional information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call state police at Lamar at 570-726-6000.
Dump trailer stolen
CASTANEA – Someone stole a black 12 foot Tandem axle dump trailer on May 25 at approximately1:21 a.m. from M&R Contracting Inc., 655 E. Park St., Castanea Township, state police at Lamar said.
The investigation is ongoing, police said.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact state police at Lamar at 570-726-6000.
Two arrested for harassment
RENOVO — A 42-year-old man and 30-year-old woman, both of Renovo, were cited for harrasment after a verbal argument turned physical, state police at Lamar said.
The incident occurred at 2115 Schuylkill Ave., Renovo on May 25 at approximately 10:12 p.m., police said.
Man charged with retail theft
MILL HALL – Charles Snavely, 21, of Renovo was charged with retail theft after stealing merchandise from his employer, Walmart Supercenter, between April 21 and May 21, state police at Lamar said.
Snavely is accused of stealing deli wing plates valued at $4.47, police said.
Charges were filed through district court, police said.
Criminal mischief under $1000
FLEMINGTON – A 58-year-old Lock Haven man was charged with criminal mischief under $1,000 after causing $277 worth of damage to a swimming pool with a knife, state police at Lamar said.
The man, who was not identified, is accused of causing the damaging while assisting the pool owner, William Neff, 36, of Lock Haven, with cleaning the pool, police said.
The incident occurred on May 27 at 2:07 p.m. on Herr Street in Flemington, police said.
KETTLE CREEK – Daniel Rhoads, 55, of Renovo, was charged with disorderly conduct on May 30, state police at Lamar said.
Rhoads was upset Kettle Creek Road was closed and caused a disturbance with road crew workers, police said.
Two Avis residents
charged with harassment
AVIS – Samantha Rishel, 20, and Hayes Rishel Jr., 18, both of Avis, were charged with harassment, state police at Lamar said.
A verbal argument turned physical between the two arrestees on May 30 at noon near the corner of East Highland and Shaw streets police said.
The charges filed with through district court, police said.
Grass lot damaged in Castanea
CASTANEA – On May 17 between midnight and 1 a.m., a male driving a white or cream colored SUV with a light bar damaged a lot on South Hanna Street owned by Castanea Township causing $250 worth of damage, state police at Lamar said.
Anybody with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call Lamar state police at 570-726-6000.
AVIS – On May 25, at approximately 4:30 p.m. state police at Lamar investigated an incident between Amanda Kline, 40, and Lori Lapriola, 44, both of Lock Haven.
Kline was arrested for disorderly conduct, police said.
The incident occurred at 17 W. Doe Run Ln., Pine Creek Township, police said.
The investigation is ongoing, police said.
Vehicle vandalized on Hogan Blvd.
MILL HALL – On May 31, state police at Lamar investigated an act of criminal mischief in which a blue 2000 Chevy Impala, owned by Sean Hendershot, 29, of Mill Hall, was vandalized at 202 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall.
The incident occurred at approximately 3:38 p.m. and caused $250 worth of damage, police said.
Anyone with information regarding this incident please contact state police at Lamar at 570-726-6000.
Collectible dolls stolen
LOGANTON – Approximately 11 dolls and two glass flower vases worth $70 were stolen from Lester Miller, 86, and Nathan Miller, 43, both of Loganton, state police at Lamar said.
The theft occurred at 229 W. Winter Rd., Greene Township between May 26 and 28, police said.
The investigation continues, police said.
LOGANTON – On May 18 at 9:18 a.m., Deidre Barker, 56, of New York, N.Y., was stopped for speeding on Interstate 80, state police at Lamar said.
During the traffic stop, police searched the vehicle and found marijuana and drug paraphernalia, police said.
Charges of drug possession were filed through district court, police said.
MILL HALL – Brandy Castro, 43, of Lock Haven was charged with theft of retail/shoplifting after committing several retail thefts from Walmart Supercenter in Mill Hall, state police at Lamar said.
The incident occurred at noon on May 17 where Castro stole items valued at $158.81, police said.
MILL HALL – A 19-year-old Blanchard man was charged with disorderly conduct after being found urinating in the parking of Walmart Supercenter on May 20 at 6:56 p.m., state police at Lamar said.
Charges will be filed through district court, police said.