LAMAR - An investigation into the death of Danny White, 39, of Beech Creek, "has uncovered no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death," Tpr. Kimberly J. Patterson of the state police barracks in Lamar reports. White was found dead at his home on Main Street, Beech Creek, on June 11. The report followed an investigation which included results of an autopsy, Patterson said.
MILESBURG-An Ohio man was Life-flighted to Altoona Regional Trauma Center Saturday after a tractor trailer crash, state police at Rockview said. The crash occurred when Juan Carlos Sanchez, 50, of Texas, was driving a tractor-trailer in the right lane of Interstate 80 westbound, going about 45 miles per hour, when the Ohio tractor trailer driver, who was also traveling in the right lane, at about 65 mph, didn't see Sanchez ahead of him, police said. The Ohio man tried to swerve into the left lane to avoid impact, but struck the left rear end of Sanchez's trailer; after initial impact, the Ohio man's tractor trailer traveled across the left lane, left the roadway, stopping in the median strip and caught fire, police said. Other motorists pulled the driver out of the vehicle before it was fully engulfed in flames, police said. He was then Life-flighted to Altoona Regional Trauma Center with severe injuries, including head trauma, police said. Sanchez had no injuries, police said.
The investigation continues, police said.
CASTANEA-Someone tried to enter a home at 119 E. Keller St. on June 12, but was unsuccessful, state police at Lamar said. The actor had damaged the door frame of Janice Rae Walizer, 31, in the attempt to gain access, police said, and chipped a glass panel from the screen door. Anyone with information is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar at 570-726-6000.
DUNNSTOWN-Someone stole two six-gallon marine gasoline tanks containing about 11 gallons of gasoline, and two quarts of two-cycle marine oil off a pontoon boat parked in the victim's yard at 512 Woodward Ave. between May 27 and June 15, according to the Woodward Township Police Department.
Protective order violations
MILL HALL-Two loca residents were taken into custody after violating protection from abuse orders, state police at Lamar said. Patrick A. Shinn, 40, of 211 W. Central Avenue, Avis, and Laura J. Shinn, 41, of 74 Shinndig Lane, Mill Hall, both violated their P.F.A. orders June 13 and were taken to Clinton County Correctional Facility, state police at Lamar said.
Dog bites woman
CASTANEA-A Lock Haven woman was bitten by a Boxer dog at another woman's home Saturday, state police at Lamar said. The 31-year-old woman had permission to enter a 41-year-old woman's house on the 200 block of McElhattan Avenue and was bitten on her right forearm by a Boxer, police said. Anyone else who was bitten by a brown Boxer dog near the same address is asked to call the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar at 570-726-6000 and provide name and details of the incident, police said.
MACKEYVILLE-Dylan L. Barler, 20, of 817 Auction Road, Mill Hall, was arrested for suspicion of DUI when he was stopped for traffic violations Saturday at the 800 block of Auction Road; charges will be filed upon receipt of blood alcohol results, state police at Lamar said.
DUI results in crash
MACKEYVILLE-Cody Maxwell Toner, 24, of Fishing Creek Road, Mill Hall, crashed his 2007 Ford Ranger in front of Heller's Gas, 585 Fairground Road Saturday, and was arrested for DUI, state police at Lamar said. Toner's vehicle was towed, police said. Charges will be filed when blood results are received, police said.
CASTANEA-A PennDOT maintenance worker found a handgun at Route 220 northbound, Castanea Township, on Friday, state police at Lamar said. Anyone with information is asked to call Tpr. Flook at PSP Lamar at 570-726-6000.
FLEMINGTON-A verbal argument turned into a physical altercation on June 14, state police at Lamar said. Alivia Ann Feidler, 25, of Lock Haven, and Heather Nicole Newman, 27, of Lock Haven, were arguing when Feidler allegedly shoved Newman, police said.
Daughter allegedly attacks mother
RENOVO-A mother-daughter outing Sunday turned into a physical altercation, state police at Lamar said. A mother, 45, and daughter, 28, of Vesta Avenue, Williamsport, were out drinking in the Renovo area when an argument between the two ensued in the vehicle in which they were passengers, police said. This led to the daughter allegedly punching, scratching and kicking her mother on Route 220, near Dry Run Road, police said. The mother was treated at Bucktail Medical Center, and the daughter was taken to the Clinton County Correctional Facility for arraignment, police said.