Police, court and fires

Police news — Saturday, Oct. 31

Theft of medicine, drugsCASTANEA - State police at Lamar are investigating a case of theft by unlawful taking or disposition for an incident that allegedly occurred between 9:30 p.m. Oct. 26 and noon Oct. 27, Trooper First Class Jeffrey Hildebrand said.Heather Ann Smith, 35, of 510 W. Brown ...

Police news — Friday, Oct. 30

Criminal mischiefLOCK HAVEN - An unknown individual wrote words in fresh concrete on the sidewalk in the 10 block of Sixth Street overnight Oct. 27-28, city police report.The damage is estimated at $400-500, police said.One-vehicle crashLOCK HAVEN - A one-vehicle crash occurred along Woods ...

Emergency services — Oct. 30

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:WEDNESDAYr At 3:55 p.m., Dunnstown Volunteer Fire Co. responded to a pole on fire at 107 Ramm Hollow Road. The call was cleared at 5:13 p.m.r At 6:20 p.m., Citizens of Larrys Creek Volunteer ...

More than $55K stolen from Milesburg store

MILESBURG - State police at Rockview report that between $55,000 and $70,000 was stolen Wednesday night from a Milesburg store.The burglary/theft occurred at Fishers Market, 100 Turnpike St., Milesburg, between 8:58 and 9:10 p.m., Tpr. J.R. Pollick said.The incident was caught on tape and two ...

Police news — Thursday, Oct. 29

Simple assaultORVISTON - Cody Eggler, 19, of Lock Haven, was cited for simple assault and harassment following an incident Sunday, Tpr. Stephen Dunkle of the state police at Lamar said.Police said Eggler was involved in a physical altercation with a victim, who was a 21-year-old female.Garden ...

Emergency Services — Oct. 29

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:TUESDAYr At 4:03 p.m., state police, PennDOT, Sugar Valley Fire Company and other emergency units responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer. The services were back in ...

City woman charged with theft from employer

WILLIAMSPORT - Tona R. Virtue, 24, of 1129 Park Ave., Lock Haven, was arrested in connection with the theft of around $29,000 from her employer, R&J Excavating, according to court documents.Virtue was hired by Cheryl and Ronald Welshans in June to do the books and pay bills for ...

Police news — Wednesday, Oct. 28

Retail theft allegedMILL HALL -A handful of individuals are being charged with retail theft after allegedly not paying for items at Walmart in Bald Eagle Township, state police at Lamar report.r Justin Holder, 19, of Lock Haven; Samaher Heiba, 18, of Lock Haven; and an unidentified 17-year-old ...

POLICE NEWS TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2015

Fraud reportedLOCK HAVEN - City police reported Tuesday that an unidentified individual reported they were scammed out of $2,500 through the internet on Oct. 23. No further details were released.Access device fraudLOCK HAVEN - An unknown person used another person's credit card information to ...

Police news — Saturday, Oct. 24

Auto accidentLOCK HAVEN - A leaf pick-up truck struck a parked vehicle on Susquehanna Avenue Wednesday morning, city police said.Police said James Kitner of Flemington was driving south and traveling around a vehicle when he saw another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. Kitner said ...

Triggerman in Boob murder turned away from effort at new trial

W pic, headshot, in temp digital 10-24 Heichel, RonaldBELLEFONTE - The triggerman in the 2009 murder of Samuel Boob was denied his effort at a new trial this week, after Centre County Judge Jonathan D. Grine denied his Petition for Post-Conviction Collateral Relief.Ronald Heichel had been ...

Centre woman faces statutory assault charges

BELLEFONTE -?Sherry Nicole Miller, 24, of Pleasant Gap, has been charged with statutory sexual assault and indecent assault, state police at Rockview said.Police said the victim was a person less than 16.According to state police at Rockview, the charges, filed Wednesday, stem from a July ...

Oil fire displaces three in JS

By PAUL GARRETTSpecial to The ExpressJERSEY SHORE - Black acrid smoke was billowing from the kitchen window at 328 Washington Ave. at around 5:20 p.m. when firefighters arrived on the scene.The home owner Madigan Drier said he was making fried green beans and when he began to batter the beans ...

Emergency services — Oct. 23

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:WEDNESDAYr At 7:31 a.m., the Mill Hall Fire Co. responded to an alarm sounding at 1 Millbrook Plaza in Bald Eagle Township. The call was cleared less than 10 minutes later.r At 5:22 p.m., the ...

Police news — Thursday, Oct. 22

Hit and runPENN TOWNSHIP - A hit-and-run accident occurred Sunday evening on Frankenberger Lane in Penn Township, state police at Rockview said.Brandon Foltz, no address or age listed, crashed into an embankment, traveled 50 yards off the road and caused crop damage before fleeing the ...

Emergency services — Oct. 22

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:TUESDAYr At 11:54 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department, Castanea Fire Co. and Dunnstown Fire Co. responded to a brush fire at 8 Hemlock Drive. The call was cleared at 12:53 a.m.

Police news — Wednesday, Oct. 21

Criminal harassment allegedJERSEY SHORE - Two Jersey Shore residents are being charged with criminal harassment after a verbal argument turned physical at 323 Old Route 220, lot 1, Piatt Township, about 8:45 p.m. Aug. 1, Tpr. Johnathan B. Buynak of the state police at Montoursville ...

Police news — Tuesday, Oct. 20

Aggravated assault allegedLOCK HAVEN - Cody Allen Shadle, 28, address not listed, is in prison in lieu of $35,000 cash bail on charges of aggravated assault, reckless endangering, resisting arrest, simple assault, obstruction of administering law and emergency services, disorderly conduct and ...

Emergency services — Oct. 20

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:SUNDAYr At 4:14 p.m., Sugar Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Dunnstown Fire Co., Goodwill Hose Co. and Lock Haven Emergency Medical Services responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment ...

emergency services – Oct. 19

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:Saturdayr At 12:33 p.m., emergency services responded to a report of smoke from a furnace fire at 1236 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. The call was cleared at 1:12 p.m.