Police News – Jan. 9

Criminal mischief

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police are investigating a report of criminal mischief that occurred between Jan. 4 and Jan. 7 on Shamrock Street.

Police said a resident reported that two rear tired of her car were slashed and the driver’s door was scuffed.

Bicycle found

LOCK HAVEN — City police report a black Cannondale bike was found in the Susque-View parking lot on Cree Drive on Tuesday morning. The owner may claim the bike at the Lcok Haven City Police Station.

Domestic dispute

LINDEN — State police at Montoursville responded to an incident of domestic dispute on Jan. 6 along McGill Hollow Road, Woodward Township, Lycoming County.

A verbal argument turned physical when a 46-year-old Linden man shoved a 50-year-old Linden woman in the face, police said.

The Linden man, name not listed, was cited for harassment, police said.

Possible injuries in crash

PLEASANT GAP — A Pleasant Gap man was transported to Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital for possible injuries following a one vehicle crash on Jan. 3 at 2:20 a.m., state police at Montoursville said.

Robert W. Lucas, 60, was traveling south on Route 287, Pine Township, Lycoming County, when he failed to negotiate a right curve in the roadway, police said.

Lucas lost control of his 2007 Freightliner Columbia, hitting an embankment and traveling across the roadway striking a guide rail, police said.

The vehicle traveled down an emankment and struck multiple trees, police said.

Police were assisted on the scene by Morris Township Fire Department and EMS, police said.

Lucas was cited for violations involving roadways laned for traffic, police said.

Two vehicle accident

PENNSDALE — A Jersey Shore man was not injured following a two vehicle accident on Pennsdale off ramp, Muncy Township, police said.

Jonathan M. Wyant, 46, was stopped at a red light at the bottom of the ramp attempting to turn right when he pulled forward for a better view of oncoming traffic police said.

Wyant stopped again when his 2018 Chevrolet Silverado was struck from behind by a 2015 Mercedes-Benz ML350, driven by Janet M. Lecce, 55, of Williamsport, police said.

There was minimal damage to both vehicles and no charges were filed, police said.

PFA violation

BELLEFONTE — A 32-year-old Bellefone man allegedly violated a protection from abuse order on Jan. 4, state police at Rockview said.

Charges are pending, police said.

Theft of medication

CENTRE HALL — State police at Rockview are investigating a theft of medication from a residence at Ash Circle, Potter Township on Dec. 19.

Anyone who may have information regarding the theft is asked to contact Trooper Donald Kraft at 814-355-7545.


BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are investigating an incident of strangulation and simple assault that occurred in Milesburg on Jan. 2.

A 29-year-old Bellefonte was arrested for allegedly strangling a 47-year-old Bellfonte woman, police said.


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