WINGATE-The Pennsylvania State Police at Rockview are investigating a bomb scare at the Bald Eagle High School, police said. Someone wrote words in the women's restroom to possibly cause the evacuation of the school and cause alarm on Wednesday between 7:30 and 9:40 a.m., police said. The incident is under investigation, police said.
HOWARD-An actor was charged with harassment and disorderly conduct after he was involved in a physical altercation with an ex-girlfriend on Sunday, causing a disturbance in the campground of Bald Eagle State Park, Pennsylvania State Police at Rockview said.
Sales tax violations
LOCK HAVEN-Checkers Pizza Plus, 127 E. Main St., was charged with sales tax violations on May 17 by the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, Pennsylvania State Police said. They were charged with engaging in taxable sales or service without a sales tax license, police said. David B. Krawchak, president, secretary, treasurer and manager, was charged for failing to file in a timely manner the second and third quarterly employer withholding 2011 tax returns with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Revenue; and did not file in a timely manner sales tax returns with Pennsylvania's Department of Revenue from July 2011 to April 18, 2012, police said.
Liquor law violation
JERSEY SHORE-The Venture Inn, 1896 N. Rte. 44 Hwy, was charged with sales tax violations on May 17 by the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, Pennsylvania State Police said. They were charged with engaging in taxable sales or service without a sales tax license, police said. Lisa Mason, member and LLC manager, was charged with failing to remit in a timely manner sales tax due and owing from Nov. 1, 2011 to February 2012 to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Revenue; and refusing to file in a timely manner monthly sales tax returns from November 2011 to February 2012 to Pennsylvania's Department of Revenue, police said. These charges for both Checkers and Venture Inn will be brought before an Administrative Law Judge who may impose penalties ranging from $50 to $1,000 for minor offenses and up to $5,000 for more serious offenses, police said. The judge may also impose a license suspension or revocation of the license based on the severity of the charge, and mandate training for the licensee in an effort to educate them on the requirements of being a licensee, police said.
LOCK HAVEN - A black bike with red flames and a white skull decoration was found Monday at 32 E. Church St., city police said. The owner can claim the property at city hall.
LOCK HAVEN -A one-vehicle crash occurred Monday at 6:53 p.m. on Bellefonte Avenue near third Street, city police said. Police said Jacob Heller of Waverly, N.Y. was driving his 2007 Dodge Durango to the store when he fell asleep at the wheel of his vehicle. Heller told police he had just come off an 11-hour shift with a drilling company. The SUV crashed into a rock wall, causing severe damage to the vehicle but no injuries, police said.
Theft from vehicle
LOCK HAVEN - A green and white backpack containing books and other property was stolen late Monday or early Tuesday from a parked Dodge Dakota along North Vesper Street, city police said.
Fire station burglarized
LINDEN- The Woodward Township Volunteer Fire Company's station was burglarized late Sunday or early Monday, Tpr. Travis C. Pena of the Pennsylvania State police at Montoursville said. Police said an individual cut a screen from outside a window at the rear of the station, pried it open and broke the lock on the window.
Similar actions were taken at the Tiadaghton Forest firefighters' garage, also located at 4147 N. Route 220 Highway, Woodward Township, police said. Nothing appeared to be stolen. Anybody with information is asked to call state police at 368-5700.
JERSEY SHORE - A two-vehicle crash occurred on Route 287 in Piatt Township Friday at 10:55 p.m., Tpr. Douglass Hoffman of the Pennsylvania State Police at Montoursville said. Police said Waleta Rodeheaver, 45, of Fairview, W.Va., was driving a 2011 Peterbilt north on Route 287 when a deer ran out in front of his rig. Rodeheaver braked abruptly, and his vehicle was struck in the rear by a 2005 Dodge Ram driven by Eric Hillyard, 40, of Jersey Shore. Hillyard suffered a moderate injury and his passenger, Brooklyn Hillyard, 17, of Jersey Shore suffered a minor injury. Both were treated for their injuries at the Williamsport Hospital emergency room, police said.
WATSONTOWN-Earl Beck, 85, of Watsontown, allegedly shot and killed Joann Mitchel, 69, at 232 Shreck Road on Tuesday sometime between noon and 5 p.m., Pennsylvania State Police at Milton said. Beck and Mitchel resided together, police said, and the investigation is ongoing.