POLICE NEWS — FRIDAY, AUG. 19
LOCK HAVEN – A plexi-glass window was removed from a residence at 700 Maple St. Wednesday, city police said.
The loss was estimated at $10, police said.
Hit and run
LOCK HAVEN – A hit-and-run accident occurred Tuesday afternoon at the parking lot of the Weis Market, city police said.
Tracy Willits reported the incident and said the door of her blue Dodge Stratus was damaged.
LOCK HAVEN – A motorcycle was pushed onto its side in an act of vandalism Tuesday in the 100 block of North Fairview Street, city police said.
Police said a side mirror was broken off a parked vehicle around the same time.
LOCK HAVEN – Keanu Smith Williams, 20, of 105 Hobson St., Mill Hall, was cited for retail theft Tuesday at Ashworks, 104 Bellefonte Ave., city police said.
Police said Smith-Williams concealed a tank-top valued at $28.99 in her backpack while in the store.
LOCK HAVEN – A motor-vehicle accident occurred at East Walnut and North Grove streets Tuesday afternoon, city police said.
Dawn Long of Lock Haven was stopped at a red-light intersection, when a vehicle driven by Brian Snook II of Lock Haven crashed into the rear of Long’s auto.
There were no injuries.
LAMAR – Shirley Hetzel of Porter Township lost some cash in an IRS scam between Aug. 8 and 15, Tpr. Matthew McDermott of the state police at Lamar said.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS.
LOGANTON – Reuben Wayne Wetzel, 58, of Loganton, was cited for harassment Monday along Narrows Road in Logan Township, Tpr. Jeffrey Hildebrand of the state police at Lamar said.
Police said Wetzel was in a driveway at a residence when he argued with Heidi Ann White, 48, of Lamar, when he punched her in the chest and threatened her with a metal pipe.
BELLEFONTE – On Thursday Bellefonte Police responded to a complaint of a man who displayed a handgun to several persons known to him, according to reports.
Police say the suspect was said to be in the area of Talleyrand Park, and after searching the area the suspect was located several blocks away at the 100 block of West High Street.
Police took the suspect into custody without incident and a further search of the area produced the suspect’s handgun.
Charges are pending further investigation.
Bellefonte Police were assisted by officers from Spring Township Police and troopers from State Police Rockview barracks.
LOCK HAVEN – City police are investigating a report of criminal mischief that occurred overnight Aug. 16 in the 300 block of Second Avenue.
Police said a 2015 Jeep Compass was scratched with a sharp object causing $500 damage.