Police, court and fires

POLICE NEWS — SATURDAY, JULY 25

Simple assault arrestBELLEFONTE - John M. Decker of 129 E. Line St., was charged with simple assault, harassment, attempted escape and drug charges for an episode that occurred Thursday.Police said they were preparing a criminal complaint against Decker at the station following the domestic ...

Police news — Friday, July 24

Police investigate scamLOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven police are investigating a suspected attempt at fraud that occurred in the city Wednesday.Police said the victim reported receiving a telephone call saying he'd just won second place in the Publishers Clearing House contest, but that taxes would ...

Police news — Thursday, July 23

Auto accidentJACKSONVILLE - Glenn L. McWilliams, 38, of Beech Creek suffered a moderate injury in a one-car crash Friday on the Jacksonville Road in Marion Township, Tpr. Brad Pierson of the state police at Rockview said.Police said the McWilliams car went off the right edge of the road and ...

Electrical fire halts Main Street

ERIN TIERNEY/ THE EXPRESSAn apartment electrical fire was reported last night around 9 p.m. at 124 1/2 E. Main St. in Lock Haven, above Addie's. Fire Chief Norm Wolfrom said the electrical fire apparently started in the third floor. He said the power was turned off to remedy the problem. ...

police news — july 21, 2015

Agricultural vandalismHOWARD - An individual drove a vehicle through a planted field along the Sand Ridge Road in Walker Township early Monday, then fled the scene, Tpr. B. Pierson of the state police at Rockview said.The vandalism resulted in a large amount of damage to the crop of Elam ...

state news briefs

Police officer shoots, woundstwo after chase, collisionREADING (AP) - Authorities say an eastern Pennsylvania police officer shot and wounded two people after their car collided with a police vehicle during a pursuit.Police and prosecutors in Berks County said an officer responded to a report ...

police news – Monday, July 20, 2015

Pills stolenNORTH BEND - An unknown person stole prescription pills from the home of Lucy Ann Janerella on Railroad Street at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to TFC Jeffrey Hildebrand of the state police at Lamar.An investigation is ongoing, TFC Hildebrand reported.Crash on I-80LAMAR ...

Clinton County Courthouse Roundup

DIVORCESr July 13 to Adrienne F. Craig, plaintiff, and Richard H. Craig, defendant.r July 14 to Christina Dey, plaintiff, and Brian Dey, defendant.MARRIAGE LICENSESr July 9 to Ty Christopher Albright and Lynne Marie Swales of Lock Haven.r July 10 to Lindsey M. Ashbrook and Norman E. Farnsworth ...

Police news — July 18, 2015

Drug arrest, seizureWILLIAMSPORT - Members of the PSP Troop F Vice/Narcotics Unit were conducting covert surveillance of an apartment building at the corner of Sheridan Street and Clayton Avenue July 15, according to Tpr. Kenneth Fishel.Eugene Marcquash Brown, 25, was observed delivering four ...

Police news — Friday, July 17

Bike stolenLOCK HAVEN - A BMX bike valued at $50 was stolen from 2 E. Walnut St. on Tuesday, city police said.Aluminum takenBELLEFONTE - State police at Rockview are investigating two incidents where a 52-year-old man of Bellefonte is suspected of taking scrap aluminum from 104 Davidson Road, ...

Police news — Wednesday, July 15

Motorcyclist Life-FlightedCROSS FORK - Philip H. Shaw, 44, of West Decatur, was traveling north on Route 144 when he failed to negotiate a right curve and lost control of his 1999 Harley-Davidson Street Glide around 2:41 p.m. Sunday, Tpr. Comfrey Ickes of the state police at Lamar reported.Shaw ...

No injuries after two-vehicle collision in JS

JERSEY SHORE - An Avis woman was unhurt in a two-car accident at the intersection of Main and Allegheny streets in Jersey Shore yesterday afternoon.Linda Probst, 66, of Avis was traveling through the light at Main Street in her white Nissan Altima around 1:15 p.m., heading toward the bridge ...

Police news — Tuesday, July 14

Theft of game systemLOCK HAVEN - An unknown person stole a PlayStation 4 and PS4 games from a home in the 100 block of North Fairview Street sometime between 6 and 10 p.m. July 11, according to Lock Haven city police. The game console and games were valued at a total of $580, police said.Crash ...

Police News – July 13

Criminal mischiefEAGLETON - A CAT excavator owned by Fox Hollow Construction was damaged by vandalism between July 7 and Friday, Tpr. David A. Kirkendale of the state police at Lamar said.Police said a rock was thrown through the front window of the piece of heavy machinery along the Eagleton ...

Police news — Friday, July 10

Bicycle foundLOCK HAVEN - A black "Next" bicycle was found in the parking lot of the First Church of Christ, 330 N. Vesper St., about 7:15 a.m. July 8, city police report.The owner may claim the bike at the Lock Haven Police Department, police said.DUI allegedSPRING MILLS - An unidentified ...

Police news — Thursday, July 9

Two-vehicle accidentLOGANTON - A two-vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 80 in Greene Township about 8:25 p.m. July 5, Tpr. Christopher Soo of the state police at Lamar reports.Jesus Rondon, 29, of Plainfield, N.J., was traveling east on Interstate 80 near the 185 mile marker when a tire ...

Police news — Wednesday, July 8

Heroin possessionWILLIAMSPORT - Rachel Elizabeth Palischak, 34, of Lock Haven, was charged by Williamsport police for possession of a controlled substance on March 29.Police said Palischak was found with seven bags of heroin and drug paraphernalia in her possession in the 700 block of Locust ...

Police news — Tuesday, July 7

Sobriety checkpointCLINTON COUNTY - The state police at Lamar conducted a DUI checkpoint within Clinton County over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.According to their report, 152 motorists went through the checkpoint. One person was arrested for DUI, five summary traffic citations were ...

Police News – July 6

Crash, no injuriesFLEMINGTON - Sean A. Heggs, 21, of McAlisterville rear-ended a vehicle driven by Jeffrey J. Roelker, 57, of Mill Hall, on High Street near the intersection with Canal Street, Wednesday around 8:32 p.m., according to Officer Michael Flook of the state police at Lamar.Roelker ...