Police, court and fires

Centre district attorney pursues felony charge in hate crime case

BELLEFONTE - A felony charge of "ethnic intimidation" was refiled Monday against Nicholas Tavella of Greensburg by the Pennsylvania State University police. This same charge against Tavella was dismissed at a preliminary hearing Wednesday.According to the Centre County district attorney's ...

Police news — Tuesday, Dec. 15

Christmas gifts stolenREBERSBURG - State police are investigating a burglary that took place between 6:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in the 5000 block of Brush Valley Road, Miles Township, Centre County, according to Tpr. Ryan M. Monoski of the state police at Rockview.An unknown thief entered the ...

Police News – Monday, Dec. 14

Mail stolenLINDEN - An unknown person or persons have been taking mail from porches in the Linden area.r Outgoing mail was taken from the mailboxes of Anna Jane Knepley, 77, of Linden, and Anthony Baptist Church, Jersey Shore, sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday, Tpr. T.R. Morse of ...

Emergency Services – Monday, Dec. 14

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:FRIDAYr At 8 p.m., Renovo Volunteer Fire Co. (Emerald), state police at Lamar, and the Renovo Police Department responded to a vehicle accident with injuries on Saint Clair Avenue, Renovo. ...

District Court Roundup

EDITOR'S NOTE: The information in the District Court Roundup is obtained from the public records of the Clinton County Central District Court, which is held each Tuesday at the Clinton County Courthouse. It is the policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from ...

Clinton & Centre Counties

Clinton CountyDIVORCE ACTIONSr Dec. 4 to plaintiff Christina Stitzer and defendant John Stitzer Jr.MARRIAGE LICENSESr Dec. 8 to Andrew Steven Lash and Danielle Mackenzie Shinn of Lock Haven.r Dec. 3 to Levi James Leone and Taylor Alexis Wert of Mill Hall.VOTER REGISTRATIONStatistics for the ...

Police news — Saturday, Dec. 12

Indecent assault allegedLOCK HAVEN - Nathan J. Brown, no age provided, of 137 Cardinal Drive, Lock Haven, is being charged with two counts of indecent assault of a child less than 13 years old for incidents that allegedly occurred between November 2014 and last March, Woodward Township police ...

Minor injuries in one-vehicle crash

For The ExpressAVIS - A female motorist suffered minor injuries when she failed to negotiate a sharp turn at the corner of Maryland and Henry streets in Pine Creek Township.At approximately 2 p.m. yesterday, the lone occupant of a black Jeep Patriot drove her vehicle into the yard of a home at ...

Police news — Friday, Dec. 11

Simple assault allegedLOCK HAVEN - Colton David Risley, 20, of 149 Eighth St., Renovo, was arrested for simple assault and reckless endangerment for allegedly punching a person several times about 10:45 p.m. Nov. 27 on South Hanna Street, city police report.Decorations stolenLOCK HAVEN - A ...

Gas odor evacuates courthouse employees

Clinton County Courthouse employees were evacuated from the building early yesterday as a precaution, as the structure had filled with the odor of propane. The workers stood in the parking lot and on the sidewalks as the Lock Haven Fire Department investigated the situation and determined that ...

Police news — Wednesday, Dec. 9

Extension cord theftsHOWARD - A number of extension cords were stolen from several properties in the area of Route 64 and Route 445 in Walker Township, state police at Rockview said.Police said many extension cords used to power Christmas lights were stolen off porches by an individual who is ...

police news — dec. 8, 2015

Retail theftLOCK HAVEN - Two unidentified males stole cigars from the Puff's Store, 240 Bellefonte Ave., city police said.Officers provided no description of the two, but said the theft occurred Friday.Drug possessionBELLEFONTE - A 25-year-old inmate was found with suspected Suboxone at the ...

emergency services — dec. 8, 2015

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:SATURDAYr At 9:52 p.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a report of a clothing fire at 200 Bellefonte Ave. The firefighters cleared the call at 11:18 p.m.SUNDAYr At 12:08 p.m. ...

POLICE NEWS — SATURDAY, DEC. 5

Auto accidentNESBIT - Betsy E. Danneker, 55, of Jersey Shore suffered minor injuries when she crashed her auto Tuesday on Route 654 in Armstrong Township, Tpr. Daniel Switzer of the state police at Rockview said.Police said Danneker was driving west when her 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan traveled ...

Police news — Friday, Dec. 4

Go-cart stolenMONTOURSVILLE - Stephen Hamilton, 43, of Jersey Shore reported to state police at Montoursville that a go-cart was stolen from his yard between Oct. 27 and 31.Auto accidentJERSEY SHORE - Lisa A. Chapman, 52, of Lock Haven crashed her 1998 Chevrolet Suburban on Route 16 in Clinton ...

Emergency services — Dec. 4

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:TUESDAYr At 10:12 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a report of a gas odor at 422 W. Church St. The department cleared the call nine minutes later.

Police news — Thursday, Dec. 3

Lost hunter foundRENOVO - An 81-year-old hunter lost in the woods around 1 p.m. Monday was found unharmed Tuesday around 8:39 a.m. in Noyes Township, according to Clinton County Emergency Services personnel.The man was first reported lost in the Two Mile Run area.The report sparked a ...

Police news — Tuesday, Dec. 1

Auto accidentLOCK HAVEN - Teresa Bianchi of Lock Haven crashed her 2001 Mercury Sable on Walnut Street near Grove Street Saturday at 7:51 p.m., city police said.Police said Bianchi was driving east when her auto hit the curve, traveled onto the grass, hit a sign at the corner then hit a fire ...

Emergency services — Dec. 1

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:SUNDAYr At 3:52 p.m., Nittany Valley Fire Co. and state police responded to an accident on Interstate 80 westbound. The firefighter cleared the call at 4:08 p.m.

Police News – Nov. 30

Harassment allegedLOCK HAVEN - Kelly Jo Steinbacher, 37, of 79 Beagle Road, Mill Hall, was charged with one count of harassment for allegedly making two phone calls and sending a text message containing lewd, vulgar and threatening language between 9:32 and 10:57 p.m. Friday while at 12 Park ...