Police news — Wednesday, Aug. 17

False information

WILLIAMSPORT – Cass B. Fredrikson, 55, of 202 Harvest Moon Park, Linden, was charged by state police with making unsworn falsification to authorities for allegedly writing false information on a government form when he applied to purchase a rifle at Troxell’s Sporting Goods, 2715 Lycoming Creek Road, on Nov. 13. He was sent a summons to appear before a district judge.

Police will be out for fall semester

LOCK HAVEN – Liquor Enforcement Officers from the Pennsylvania State Police will join with other police departments for an enforcement effort accompanying the arrival of fall semester at area colleges and universities.

The agencies will be targeting underage drinking in and around campuses in an effort to reduce underage consumption of alcohol and promote awareness.

The state’s underage drinking law is a summary offense that carries a fine of up to $300 and up to 90 days imprisonment for a first offense.

Public intoxication

LOCK HAVEN – Mack Shane Lucas, 40, of Howard was cited for public intoxication Monday in the 200 block of North Grove Street, city police said.

Police said Lucas was in a condition to the degree he endangered himself and annoyed others by urinating in public.

Harassment citation

LINDEN -Shane Kissell, 38, of Linden, was cited for harassment Saturday at the Harvest Moon Park in Woodward Township, Lycoming County, Tpr. Paul McGee of the state police at Montoursville said.

Police said Kissell was at that location when he threatened to harm an Avis man.

Auto accident

WILLIAMSPORT – Samantha J. Wian, 29, of Lock Haven, crashed her 2015 GMC Acadia on Route 220 in Williamsport Saturday afternoon, Tpr. Paul McGee of the state police in Montoursville said.

Police said Wian was driving south in the left lane when a deer ran onto the road and into the path of her vehicle.

Wian was not injured, but her vehicle required towing from the scene, police said.