Police News 11-13

Terroristic threats

BELLEFONTE — Richard Packer, 46, of Bellefonte, was arrested for terroristic threats after allegedly grabbing a 42-year-old victim and threatening to kill them on Nov. 10 at 10:35 a.m., state police at Rockview said.

Packer was taken into custody with a preliminary hearing scheduled for a later date, police said.

Harassment alleged

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are investigating a possible incident of domestic violence after interviewing a Bellefonte resident at Mount Nittany Medical Center on Nov. 10.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

Identity theft

LOCK HAVEN — Joseph F. Hazen III, 26, of Lock Haven, was arrested for stealing personal checks and forging the victim’s signature for several unauthorized purchases, police said.

Hazen was taken into custody and charged with forgery, identity theft and theft, police said.

He was arraigned before district judge Keith Kibler and placed in the Clinton County Correctional Facility in lieu of $75,000 bail, police said.

Camper damaged

LINDEN — State Police at Montoursville are investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred between Nov. 3 and 10 along state Route 220 highway, Woodward Township, Lycoming County.

A 67-year-old Linden man’s camper was reported damaged by unknown means while parked behind his residence, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to contact PSP Montoursville by calling (570) 368-5700.

Vehicle rear ended

LOCK HAVEN — No one was injured in a two vehicle crash that occurred on Nov. 7 at 12:30 p.m. along West Water Street, Lock Haven City Police said.

Charles Heimer, of Lock Haven, was traveling west on the roadway near its intersection with First Street when he told police he saw a vehicle parked on the north side of the roadway, a no parking zone, with its four-ways on, police said.

Heimer told police he attempted to stop his vehicle to avoid hitting the vehicle but was too late, police said.

Heimer’s 2002 Mercury vehicle struck a 2007 Ford Focus, driven by Edward Watson, of Jersey Shore, police said.

Watson told police he was traveling west on the roadway when he stopped in an attempt to turn onto First Street, police said.

Neither driver reported any injuries and were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash, police said.

Heimer was issued a citation for not driving his vehicle at a safe speed, police said.

Three vehicles involved in accident

LOCK HAVEN — Three vehicles were involved in an accident along East Church Street near Robb Elementary School on Nov. 7 at 2:15 p.m., Lock Haven City Police said.

Erica Gail Campbell, of Lock Haven, told police she was parked outside of the elementary school waiting pick up when she saw a 2012 Jeep Patriot, driven by Deborah J. Arvin, of Lock Haven, pull in front of a 2019 Toyota SUV, police said.

Campbell said the Jeep backed into the SUV, driven by Michelle Lee Marasco, of Beech Creek, before making a U-Turn in the intersection, striking her vehicle’s driver side mirror and traveling south bound on North Washington Street, police said.

Officer Timothy Moyer located the Jeep at a residence along Washington Street and spoke with Arvin who admitted to striking the vehicle, police said.

Arvin said she doesn’t take prescription medication and was not under the influence during the crash, police said.

She reported she has a PD plate given leg issues, police said.

Arvin was issued a citation for careless driving, police said.


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