Cash, checks lost; reward offered for info
SALONA - Lamar Township police are asking the public to help them recover a large amount of cash and several employment checks that were lost Friday in the Salona area of Long Run Road. A substantial reward is being offered for additional information resulting in an arrest and/or return of the property, police said. Police said most of the currency was in $50 and $100 bills. Anyone with information is asked to call Lamar Township Police Department at 570-726-3070.
MACKEYVILLE - Robert Fuge, 41, of Spring Street, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, Tpr. Brian Hoy of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar said. Police said Fuge was recently found asleep in the driver's seat of his car while it was running, on the Mackeyville Road at Spinner Lane in Lamar Township.
MACKEYVILLE -Charges have been filed against Cody Maxwell Toner, 24, of Fishing Creek Road, Mill Hall, following a June 16 crash at 2:55 a.m. in front of Heller's Gas, 585 Fairground Road, Lamar Township, Tpr. Brian Hoy of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar said. Police said the crash severely disabled Toner's 2007 Ford Ranger, and upon investigation, he was found to be under the influence of alcohol.
Vehicle collides with sign
LAMAR - A hit-and-run vehicle collided with a McDonald's Restaurant sign Thursday morning along Route 64 in Porter Township, Tpr. Christopher Wilson of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar said. Police said the vehicle was turning onto the parking lot when it traveled off the road and crashed into the sign. The driver left the scene in an unknown direction, police said.
MACKEYVILLE - Burton C. Ware, 69, of Linden crashed his 2001 Ford F-150 on Nittany Valley Drive in Lamar Township Thursday, Tpr. Timothy Wright of the Pennsylvania State Police at Lamar. Police said Burton suffered a minor injury in the crash. Burton was driving south on Route 64 in when he suffered a low sugar attack, causing him to veer his truck off the road and into a stop sign at the intersection with Kryder Road. The pickup continued on to clip a utility pole, then drover over a cement wall before landing on all four wheels and traveling through the Albright Feed Mill parking lot. The truck then crashed into a cement block wall attached to the mill. Tpr. Wright was assisted at the scene by other state police officers and by Lamar Township Ambulance and Flemington Fire Company.
Tools, equipment stolen
MILL HALL - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has reported that numerous tools and equipment was taken from their facility on Ridge Road, Lamar Township over the past several months. State police at Lamar are investigating.
RENOVO - Rebecca L. Tripp, 18, of North Bend has been charged with retail theft after she and another young woman attempted to leave the Dollar General Store in Renovo without paying for merchandise. The incident occurred at about noon Thursday. State Police Trooper Jeffrey Hildebrand said the two women were confronted by the store manager as they were leaving the store, but both suspects fled.
A short time later, Tripp was located in the borough with the stolen merchandise she had hidden in her purse, police said. The other woman has not yet been taken into custody. She is described as being white, abut 20 to 25 years of age, with tattoos on her left arm. She was wearing a red blouse and red skirt at the time of the incident, police said. Anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of the suspect call state police at 726-6000.
JERSEY SHORE - Nickolas Laubach, 24, of Jersey Shore, has been charged with driving under the influence after he was stopped by state police on Route 44 in Watson Township at 12:09 a.m. June 3. Trooper Joel R. Miles of the Montoursville barracks reported Laubach was involved in a vehicle accident at that time and location and was found to be DUI. Charges were filed in the office of Dist. Justice Jerry C. Lepley in Jersey Shore.
Flower pots thrown
LOCK HAVEN-Benjamin Jerry Censer, 24, of 3950 Pine Loganton Road, allegedly threw 19 flower pots belonging to Downtown Lock Haven onto the sidewalk and road along East Main Street on May 15, city police said. Censer will be sent a summons in the mail charging him with disorderly conduct, criminal mischief, and scattering rubbish, police said.
Fight at skate park
LOCK HAVEN-A Loganton man and a Blanchard juvenile were cited for engaging in a mutual fight, city police said. Todd E. Wadsworth Jr., 19, of 171 W. Main St., and a juvenile allegedly fought in the skate park's parking lot at Prospect Street and Logan Street Thursday, police said.
License plate painted
LOCK HAVEN-The license plate of a vehicle parked in the 300 block of South Fairview Street was painted overnight, city police said.
Signature allegedly forged
HUBLERSBURG-A Kentucky man, 36, allegedly forged the signature of a 55-year-old Bellefonte woman on a document that was sent to a Nebraska court on May 30; the case remains under investigation, state police at Rockview said.
Theft from vehicle
LOCK HAVEN - An Ipod music player and cash were stolen from a parked vehicle late Saturday or early Sunday at 615 E. Bald Eagle St., city police said.
Accident in city
LOCK HAVEN - A van and motorcycle collided at East Church and Vesper streets Tuesday at 7:17 p.m. city police said. Police said Vonda Wentling of Brewster, Ohio was driving her 2001 Dodge Caravan in the right lane of East Church Street when she attempted to turn left onto Vesper Street and cut into the path of a Harley Davidson Fatboy motorcycle operated in the left lane by Alexandra Sheridan of Lock Haven. Sheridan suffered a minor injury in the collision and both vehicles sustained minor damage.
LOCK HAVEN-Christopher Ammann changed his plea to guilty for minor drinking at his scheduled court hearing Thursday before Judge Sanders, city police said.