Police News – Dec. 10
charged with DUI
BOGGS TOWNSHIP — A Bellefonte woman was charged with DUI after pulling up behind a Pennsylvania State Police cruiser.
According to State Police at Rockview, they were in the process of conducting a traffic stop old state Route 220 in Boggs Township, Centre County, when Holly Rash, 35, of Bellefonte stopped behind the patrol car. Police found that Rash was driving under the influence.
Charges are pending through District Justice 49-3-02.
The incident took place at 2:02 a.m. on Dec. 5.
Man charged with theft
PORTER TOWNSHIP — State Police at Lamar investigated a case of theft.
Police say that James Tomalonis, 58, of Mill Hall reported that Ethan Kolb, 19, of Blanchard had been stealing from his home. Kolb had been staying with Tomalonis at his home in Porter Township, Clinton County. The thefts took place between Sept. 1 and Dec. 5, according to police.
LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police report a case of criminal mischief that took place between 11 p.m. on Dec. 6 and 10 a.m. on Dec. 7. According to police, someone punctured four tires of the victim’s car while it was parked in the 600 block of West Water Street.
There was no damage estimate.
in one-vehicle crash
BEECH CREEK — State Police at Lamar investigated a one-vehicle crash that took place along Eagle Valley Road in Beech Creek Township, Clinton County at 7:52 a.m. on Dec. 9.
According to police, a 2009 Ford Ranger being driven by Dustin Melton, 24, of Pleasant Gap, was traveling north along Eagle Valley Road when he fell asleep, lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole. It continued along the shoulder of the roadway before hitting a mailbox and coming to rest.
Melton was not hurt in the accident.