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Police, court and fires

Inmate wins round in suit over extended stay in Pa. prison dry cell

From Pennlive WILLIAMSPORT – It is a common practice for inmates to be placed in dry cells when prison officials suspect they have ingested contraband. That happened to Briaheen Thomas at the State Correctional Institution at Rockview on May 31, 2015, after he was observed being handed a ...

Police news – Nov. 14

Neglect of animal LOCK HAVEN — A Lock Haven woman was recently cited for neglect of animals. According to the Clinton County SPCA, Rachel Leigh Rich, 22, of Lock Haven was cited for failing to provide shelter and protection from the weather for her dogs. The incident took place at 12:15 ...

Emergency services

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. MONDAY — At 11:30 p.m., the Nittany Valley/Lamar Fire Department responded to a diesel fuel leak at 5600 Nittany Valley Drive in Porter Township. The call was cleared at 11:42 p.m. TUESDAY — At ...

Police News 11-13

Terroristic threats BELLEFONTE — Richard Packer, 46, of Bellefonte, was arrested for terroristic threats after allegedly grabbing a 42-year-old victim and threatening to kill them on Nov. 10 at 10:35 a.m., state police at Rockview said. Packer was taken into custody with a preliminary ...

Driver swerves to miss deer

AVIS — A deer ran into the roadway and Brandy L. Ripka, 25, of Lock Haven, swerved her car to miss the animal and struck the guiderails at 6:20 a.m. Oct. 20, according to state police at Lamar. Ripka was northbound on Route 220 in Pine Creek Township when the deer ran out into the roadway. ...

Theft of motor vehicle

MILL HALL — State police at Lamar are investigating the theft of a motorcyle from 387 Plunketts Run Road,Bald Eagle Township on Oct. 22. Police the actors removed the motorcyle of Robert Gillin, 44, of Mill Hall, from a storage shed and fled in an unknown direction. Anyone with ...

No injuries in two-vehicle crash

FLEMINGTON — Nobody was hurt in a two-car accident at 5:14 p.m. on Oct. 27 on Woods Avenue in Flemington, according to state police at Lamar. Drivers were Kiera J. Smith, 19, of Lock Haven, and Brandon A. Hamm, 32, of Lock Haven. Police said Smith was westbound on Woods Avenue when she ...

Teens suffer injuries

MILL HALL — A 17-year-old female from Loganton and a 16-year-old male passenger from Blanchard were transported to Lock Haven Hospital with minor injuries after the driver lost control of her 2005 Ford Ranger, causing the vehicle to roll over multiple times before coming to rest on the driver ...

Drug possession

MILL HALL — Justin Haugh, 38, of Lock Haven was suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and a controlled substance when he stopped for a traffic violation on Main Street in Mill Hall, according to state police at Lamar. Police said Haugh was also in possession of a controlled ...

One hurt in accident

LAMAR — Toshia Gentzyel, 31, of Renovo was taken to Lock Haven Hospital with what police described as injuries of unknown severity following a two vehicle accident at 2:47 p.m. on Nov. 6, on Nittany Valley Drive at the intersection with Peach Orchard Road in Porter Township. The other ...

Car hits guiderail

MILL HALL — A driver was not hurt when she lost control of her car on the Renovo Road and it struck a guiderail, state police at Lamar reported. Vicki Keener, 56, of Cross Fork was westbound uphill on the Renovo Road when she lost control due to speed and weather conditions, police said. ...

Criminal mischief

BEECH CREEK — Craig Knecht, 29, of Centre Hall has been charged with criminal mischief after he allegedly damaged a door of a house on Stonehouse Lane, Beech Creek Township, on Nov. 7, state police at Lamar said. An exterior door had $150 damage, police said. Charges were filed at the ...

Emergency Services

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. SUNDAY — At 5:26 p.m., fire departments from Wayne Township, Mill Hall and Howard responded to a wild fire on Whitetail Mountain Forest Road in Beech Creek Township. The call ended at 7:47 p.m.

Vehicle strikes tree

JERSEY SHORE — Iwao K. Tanaka, 41, of Jersey Shore, was not injured following a one vehicle accident along Cold Water Town Road, Bastress Township, Lycoming County on Nov. 8 at 7:47 a.m., state police at Montoursville said. Tanaka was traveling east on the roadway when his 2013 Lexus RX450H ...

Emergency Services

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. FRIDAY — At 1:56 a.m., Lock Haven Fire Department, Lock Haven EMS and Lock Haven Police Department were called to a motor vehicle accident with injuries along South Fairview Street. The call was ...

Hit and run

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police responded to a reported hit and run at KFC along Bellefonte Avenue on Nov. 7. Officer Timothy Moyer was called to the scene at 10:40 a.m. by KFC General Manager Lindsey Shinn, of Lock Haven, who reported a truck pulling a flat-bed truck struck the ...

Possible DUI crash

JERSEY SHORE — Melinda L. Confair, 44, of Jersey Shore, was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence following a one vehicle crash along Route 864, Upper Fairfield Township, Lycoming County, state police at Montoursville said. Confair was traveling west on the roadway ...

Emergency services

LOCK HAVEN – The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. THURSDAY — At 9:30 a.m., Lock Haven Fired Department and Lock Haven Police Department investigated an odor along Bellefonte Avenue. The call was cleared at 9:49 a.m. — At 3:11 p.m., Mill ...

Sentencings in Clinton County

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public records. It is policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from publication. — Cory Daniel Clemons, charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance and excessive speed, fined ...

Proceedings from district judges

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. — Stephanie Elizabeth Ferree, of Lock Haven, charged with theft by unlawful taking, charge withdrawn and criminal mischief, moved to non-traffic court. — Kristie Regina Gallagher, charged with of ...