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Police News – Sept. 26

DUI suspected in crash

BEECH CREEK – A 65-year-old Blanchard man was taken into custody on suspicion of driving while under the influence following a crash at 2:28 a.m. Friday on Main Street.

State policde at Lamar said the man was observed during a traffic violation. After subsequent investigation, the suspect was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI. The suspect was also said to be found in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and charges will be filed pending blood results, police said.

Criminal burglary

MONTOURSVILLE – Two rifles and ammunition were allegedly taken from 87-year-old Eugene Fuller of Jersey Shore. According to state police, around midnight, unknown suspects forced entry into an out-building south of the intersection of Route 973 and Bear Run Road. While inside, the suspects removed the two rifles and ammo. They then fled the scene, undetected.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at Montoursville at 570-368-5700.

Retail theft

MILL HALL- State police at Lamar are investigating a case of retail theft from Wal-Mart near Mill Hall. On Aug. 27 at 7:41 p.m., Jennifer Henniger, 41, of Woodward, allegedly selected $319.45 worth of clothing and left the store past the point of final sale without paying for the items. Misdemeanor charges of retail theft were filed against the accused.

Drug possession

ROCKVIEW – State police are investigating an incident at State Correctional Institution Rockview where an inmate was found with suspected suboxone after a cell search on July 29 at 4:10 p.m.

Drug possession

ROCKVIEW-State police are investigating an incident at State Correctional Institution Rockview where an inmate was located with suspected drugs after a cell search on Aug. 25 at 11:27 a.m.

Harassment by prisoner

ROCKVIEW-State police are investigating an incident at State Correctional Institution Rockview where an inmate threw an unknown liquid onto a corrections officer. The investigation continues, police said.

JS man threatened at gunpoint

HUNTINGDON – A Jersey Shore man allegedly was threatened at gunpoint while working in the Huntingdon area, according to a report in the Lewistown Sentinel.

John Orr, 55, of Huntingdon, was charged with aggravated assault and jailed in the Huntingdon County Jail following the incident on Wednesday.

State police at Huntingdon said Orr fired several gun shots in the vicinity of two Penn Line employees who were conducting right-of-way maintenance adjacent to Orr’s property.

Orr then pointed a gun at the chest of one of the employees, Nathan Jarrells, 30, of Jersey Shore, and asked if he was ready to die, police said.

One hurt when Jeep overturns

JERSEY SHORE – One person was injured after the Jeep Wrangler they were in overturned in the 1700 block of Bull Run Road on Friday afternoon.

Two men and a woman were in the vehicle heading toward Bull Run Vista when they went too fast around a curve, according to Citizen’s Hose Co. of Jersey Shore Capt. Joe Mitchell Jr.

Mitchell said the woman and one of the men was uninjured, but the other man was transported by emergency medical helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Also responding to the scene were Independent Hose Co. of Jersey Shore, Haneyville Volunteer Fire Department and Jersey Shore emergency medical services.