Police news – Aug. 22

Vandals damage van, campers

MILL HALL — A 1995 Chevrolet conversion van on the lot of Miller Brothers Auto Sales, South Water Street, Mill Hall, was vandalized on August 16, by what appears to be four juveniles, according to state police at Lamar. Miller Brothers estimated the damage at $3,500, and said the vandals were captured on a camera at Miller Brothers.

The suspects then vandalized six Catalina campers at Bill’s Happy Camper located beside Miller Brothers Auto, police said. Bill’s Happy Camper estimated damage at $14,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Lamar at 570-726-6000.

Scattering rubbish

MILL HALL — On August 12, an Asset Protection representative from Walmart, 167 Hogan Blvd., Bald Eagle Township, reported an individual had been scattering rubbish near the dumpsters behind the store, according to state police at Lamar.

The individual left what appears to be old furniture and cardboard near the Dumpsters, police said, but Walmart denied pursuing charges for scattering rubbish.

Theft by deception

FLEMINGTON — Police were dispatched to Allison Street in Flemington on August 12 for a report of a theft, according to state police at Lamar.

The victim, a 36-year-old female, of Lock Haven, had discovered withdrawls from her bank account for an internet service provider she never used, police said, and the investigation is ongoing.

Harassment alleged

MILL HALL — On August 18, a 20-year-old female, of Lock Haven, reported ongoing harassment from a known 35-year-old female, of Mill Hall, according to police at Lamar. The complainant stated that the harassment, which occured at Millbrook Plaza, Bald Eagle Township, has been going on for approximately four months, police said, and charges will be filed.

DUI crash

CASTANEA — Fredrick McCulley, 61, of Lock Haven, has been charged with allegedly driving under the influence August 14 after he was traveling on US-220 south and struck a bridge abutment, according to state police at Lamar.

McCulley’s vehicle was not able to leave the scene under its own power and was towed by Martin Motors, police said.

PFA violation

LOCK HAVEN — Markiss Hubbard, 29, of Lock Haven, is accused of violating a protection from abuse order, state police at Lamar said.

Commercial burglaries

LAMAR — Seth Miller, 31, has been charged with burglary after state police at Lamar investigated several commercial burglaries that occurred in February of 2019. Bail was set at $2,500, police said.

Theft by deception

MILL HALL — Megan Smith, 26, of Mill Hall, reported to state police at Lamar that she was a victim of wire fraud and theft by deception at 11 N. Parsons Drive, Bald Eagle Township, between the dates of April 12 and April 14, 2019.

Terroristic threats

JERSEY SHORE –Lockey Locklear, 33, of Lumberton, N.C., was charged with terroristic threats after state police at Montoursville were dispatched to a disturbance at the Venture Inn, Jersey Shore, on August 18. Locklear was taken into custody without incident, police said.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)


Starting at $4.39/week.

Subscribe Today