Illegal immigrants nabbed in Mill Hall
MILL HALL -Deportation proceedings against a seven Hispanic males were started after one was accused of retail theft at Sheetz, 288 Hogan Blvd., Thursday morning, Tpr. Brian Kunes of state police at Lamar said.
The 17-year-old male from Gaston, N.C., allegedly concealed merchandise from the store and walked out without attempting to pay for it, police said. He then fled in a pickup truck with two other unidentified males, police said. He was apprehended a short time later at the Lock Haven Motel, 300 Hogan Blvd., after police obtained surveillance footage from the store, police said.
While conducting the investigation, the man was found to be staying with six other Hispanic males, who could not produce identification and allegedly admitted to being in the United States illegally from Mexico, police said. Further, they allegedly admitted to be working for a Wisconsin-based roofing contractor that has been conducting work in the area for the past few weeks, police said.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials were contacted and took the illegal immigrants into custody so they could begin deportation proceedings, police said.
DUI, drug possession
MILL HALL - Sean Andrus, 24, of Lock Haven, is charged with driving under the influence and possession of a small amount of marijuana after he was stopped for an equipment violation at the intersection of Route 64 and Kyle Lane, Lamar Township, Thursday at 11:42 p.m., Tpr. Shane Buffone of state police at Lamar said.
Hit and run
BEECH CREEK - An unknown truck traveling south on Route 150 lost control on the bridge at the Clinton/Centre County line, and struck a residence on Creekside Lane, Saturday at 12:05 a.m., Tpr. Hockenberry of state police at Rockview said.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 814-355-7545.
Theft from vehicles
PINE CREEK - Don Mayes, 40, of 2124 Teaberry Lane, Pine Creek Township, reported to Tpr. David A. Kirkendall of state police at Lamar somebody stole approximately $1,000 worth of items from his vehicles overnight Wednesday.
MILL HALL - A 16-year-old girl will be cited after she was found with drug paraphernalia at a residence along Rag Valley Road, Lamar Township, Thursday, Tpr. Timothy T. Wright of state police at Lamar said.
Harassment with coffee
JERSEY SHORE - Blair Sweeley, 23, of Jersey Shore, is charged with harassment after she allegedly threw coffee in the face of a 24-year-old male of Jersey Shore along Pine Mountain Road, Crawford Township, Thursday at 5:30 p.m., Tpr. Ickes of state police at Lamar said.
She then allegedly punched the victim four times in the head and neck area, and scratched him, police said.
LOCK HAVEN - Marion Montelpare, 46, of Levittown, is chard with driving under the influence after she was observed to have an equipment violation at the intersection of East Church and Jay streets at 2:50 a.m. on Saturday, Tpr. Buffone of state police at Lamar said.
SALONA - A 13-year-old boy is charged with possessing drug paraphernalia after he allegedly brought a glass smoking pipe with suspected marijuana to school at Clinton County Meadows, 7930 Nittany Valley Drive, Lamar Township, Friday at 8:45 a.m., Tpr. Ickes of state police at Lamar said.
JERSEY SHORE - Devyn Fuller, 18, of Locust Street, is charged with trespassing on the property of Minit-Mart on Allegheny Street on Tuesday, Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police said.
Fuller was barred from the store after he was caught shoplifting there last month, police said.
JERSEY SHORE - Patrick Willits, 25, of Allegheny Street, was cited for disorderly conduct for making unreasonable noise with his vehicle in the 800 block of Allegheny Street on March 21, Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police said.
JERSEY SHORE - Trista Myers, 26, of 1220 Allegheny St., is charged with harassment after she allegedly shoved another tenant who lives in the apartment on March 18, Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police said.
Also, Myers is charged with disorderly conduct after she was found yelling inside and outside her apartment building at other tenants and her boyfriend on March 17, police said.
BEECH CREEK - An unknown person stole a large sign board and small wooden sign from the front of Eagle Valley Sporting Goods, 275 Main St., overnight Wednesday, Tpr. A.M. Sheridan of state police at Lamar said.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 726-6000.
Shampoo, conditioner stolen
BEECH CREEK - An unknown person or persons broke into Village Hair Connection, 63 Main St., and stole Bilage shampoo and conditioner and Australian Gold indoor tanning lotion overnight Wednesday, Tpr. A.M. Sheridan of state police at Lamar said.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 726-6000.
MILL HALL - Anthony Montes, 44, of Lock Haven, is charged with retail theft after he allegedly took at Dell laptop out of its box and put it in a stereo surround sound box at Wal-Mart, 167 Hogan Blvd., on Wednesday, state police at Lamar said.
Montes then paid for the surround sound box, but left without paying for the laptop, police said.
MACKEYVILLE - Donald Parrish of Philadelphia was stopped for speeding Saturday at 12:30 p.m. on Interstate 80 in Lamar Township, Tpr. A.M. Sheridan of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar said.
Parrish was also found to be operating a vehicle without an ignition interlock system as required by his driver's license, police said.
Theft from vehicle
MILL HALL - Two sign magnets were stolen from a parked silver F-150 pickup at the parking lot of Wal-Mart Super Center in Bald Eagle Township Saturday, Tpr. Timothy T. Wright of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar said.
Emily Ann Mills, 25, of Mill Hall, parked the vehicle and returned later to discover the "Bowhunter" and "Wild Turkey" magnets, valued at $30, were stolen, police said.
MILL HALL - Kyle K. Beck, 22, of Beech Creek, was cited for retail theft Sunday at 11:05 p.m. at the Wal-Mart Super Center in Bald Eagle Township, Tpr. Michael J. Flook of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar said.
Beck concealed an Otter Box for an IPhone 4 in his pants pocket and tried to leave the store without paying the $46 for the merchandise, police said.
MILL HALL - Zachary Washington Moldovan, 19, of Beech Creek, was charged with retail theft and other charges after he took two bags of candy valued at $2.75 and tried to leave the Wal-Mart Super Center without paying for them, according to Trooper Timothy T. Wright of the state police barracks at Lamar.
Trooper Wright said while in custody, a bag with suspected marijuana and a scale were found on the accused.
The incident occurred at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, police said.
JERSEY SHORE - Lauren Huffman, 21, of Jersey Shore, was arrested for driving while intoxicated Sunday at 2:30 a.m. on Tiadaghton Avenue at the River Road in Pine Creek Township, Tpr. Curtis Confer of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar said.
She was stopped for an equipment violation and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol, police said.
Theft of cigarettes charged
JERSEY SHORE - After allegedly grabbing two packs of cigarettes without paying for them at Lingle's Market, 701 Allegheny St., Sarah Elizabeth Bairer, 25, bolted to her apartment next door, Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police said.
However, the store's owner chased after Bairer to her apartment at 703 Allegheny St. and called police, court records state.
Bairer, who already has one shoplifting conviction, has been charged with misdemeanor shoplifting and has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley, police said.
Police find stolen ATV
JERSEY SHORE - Patrick Gene Willits, 25, of 345 Allegheny St., has been charged with receiving stolen property after state police recovered Steven Nyman's stolen all-terrain vehicle at his home on July 5, according to court records.
At the time, Willits was living at 291 Willits Road in Piatt Township, police said. Following his recent arraignment before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley, Willits, already on probation for drug offenses, was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail.