Police news – July 4
LOCK HAVEN — On June 28, a 2015 Nissan Altima was stopped in the drive through at Dunkin Donuts along Bellefonte Avenue, Lock Haven, and the driver was found to be passed out behind the wheel of the vehicle, according to state police at Lamar.
After subsequent investigation, the suspect was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI, and charges have been filed, police said.
MILL HALL — Jonathan Bierly, 47, of Loganton, was arrested on May 25 for allegedly driving under the influence along 167 Hogan Boulevard, Mill Hall, and being in possession of fake urine, according to state police at Lamar.
Bierly used the fake urine to pass drug tests while he worked at Ultra Pipeline, police said.
Burglary by forced entry
LOCK HAVEN — On June 18 at approximately 2:30 a.m., an unknown individual forced entry into Praxair Welding Gas and Supply Store and stole approximately $250 in cash, according to state police at Lamar.
The actor then fled through the front door of the business in an unknown direction. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Lamar.
Alleged criminal activity
LAMAR — On June 14 an operator and passenger were observed during a traffic stop along Interstate 80 in Porter Township, Clinton County, according to state police at Lamar.
Throughout the course of the stop, it was believed that the two occupants were involved in criminal activity, at which time a consent search was requested and granted by the driver, police said.
During the search, approximately $14,000 was located inside the vehicle, which was seized based on the way it was packaged, and a K9 alerting to drugs on the money, police said.
Theft of cash
MILL HALL — Keith Dorey, 27, of Renovo, was arrested for allegedly stealing cash from the drawer at Walmart Supercenter, 167 Hogan Boulevard between the days of May 1 and June 11 while working at the facilitiy, according to state police at Lamar.
Charges pending in crash
LOGANTON — Kurt Eichenlaub, 39, of Loganton, has been cited for careless driving after he was traveling west on East Winter Road, Greene Township, Clinton County, and lost control of his vehicle and striking a telephone pole on June 28, according to state police at Lamar.
Eichenlaub fled the scene and was located a short time later, where he displayed signs of impairment and was taken to the hospital for chemical testing with charges pending blood results, police said.
No injuries in hit and run crash
RENOVO — A two-vehicle hit and run crash occurred on June 19 as an unknown driver was traveling on Tenth Street, Renovo and side swiped the vehicle of Suellen Wagner, 39, of Renovo, which was legally parked against the curb, according to state police at Lamar.
Both vehicles were drivable and no one was injured, police said.
LAMAR — Troopers from the PA State Police Lamar Station will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint during the upcoming 4th of July holiday period in Clinton County, targeting a high DUI related crash area according to compiled statistical data, according to police at Lamar.