Police News – Feb. 13

Argument leads to car damage

MILL HALL — A 25-year-old Jersey Shore woman’s vehicle was damaged during an argument along Danis Street, Mill Hall on Feb. 5 at 4:15 p.m., state police at Lamar said.

A known male, name not listed, reportedly broke the mirror off of the victim’s 2007 Ford Mustang, police said.

Charges of criminal mischief under $1,000 were filed through district court, police said.

DUI crash

LOGANTON — Brian Negrette, 35, of Jeffersonville, N.Y., was arrested and charged with driving under the influence following a crash at the Interstate 80 exit of North Mill Street on Jan. 10, state police at Lamar said.

One vehicle crash

LINDEN — The driver of a 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek was not injured following a one vehicle crash along Route 220, Woodward Township, Lycoming County on Feb. 10 at 6:10 p.m., state police at Montoursville said.

The driver, name not listed, said he swerved to avoid hitting a deer causing the vehicle to exit the right berm and hit a guide rail, police said.

No charges were filed and the vehicle, although functional, was towed from the scene by Showcase Towing, police said.

Pellet guns found

SALONA — Two pellet guns were found along Route 220 in Lamar Township on Dec. 29, 2019, state police at Lamar said.

If anyone knows the owner of the guns they are asked to contact PSP Lamar at 570-726-6000.

Drug possession

BELLEFONTE — Carlton White, an inmate at SCI Benner, was found in possession of illegal narcotics on Feb. 8, state police at Rockview said.

When a correctional officer discovered the contraband, allegedly attempted to flush it down the toilet, police said.

No injuries

LOGANTON — The driver of a 2019 Nissan Altima was not injured following a crash along Interstate 80 near mile marker 186 on Feb. 7 at 11:49 a.m., state police at Lamar said.

Harshkumar R. Patel, 26, of Hicksville, N.Y., was traveling in the left lane while a tractor trailer was traveling in the right, police said.

Patel told police the truck began to break and he braked too causing him to lose control of his vehicle, police said.

The vehicle slid off the left side of the road into a ditch where it struck a tree, police said.

No charges were filed and Patel’s vehicle was towed from the scene by Valley Collison, police said.

Two vehicle crash

BELLEFONTE — Two people suffered minor injuries due to a two vehicle crash on Interstate 99, Spring Township on Feb. 10, state police at Rockview said.

Chad A. Meyer, 40, of Snow Shoe, was traveling in north in the right lane of the roadway when he attempted to pass a 2017 Chevrolet G3500, driven by Cleo J. Speight, 36, of Greenville, N.C., police said.

While attempting to pass the vehicle, Speight quickly merged into the right lane causing Meyer’s 2016 Chevrolet Silverado to hit his vehicle, police said.

Both vehicles pulled off of the roadway onto the shoulder, police said.

Speight’s passengers, Omar L. Nobles, 31, and Maverick L. Paige, 37, both of Greenville, N.C., were transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center for suspected minor injuries, police said.

Speight was issued a citation for following too closely, police said.


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