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Police News – March 23

Tractor trailer crash

LOGANTON — The driver of a 2020 International Harvester tractor trailer was not injured after sudden snowy conditions caused him to crash along Interstate 80, Greene Township on March 4 at 2:30 a.m., state police at Lamar said.

Brian A. Welsh, 39, of Thorofare, N.J., was travel was on the roadway when snow and ice started to accumulate quickly on the roadway, police said.

Welsh’s truck began to slide and jack knifed causing a second trailer attached to the vehicle to overturn on the roadway, police said.

The truck was able to be driven from the scene and both trailers were towed by Bressler’s Towing, police said.

Police were assisted on scene by PennDOT and Sugar Valley Fire Company.

Simple assault

LINDEN — Steven Reem, 41, of McGill Hollow Road, Linden, was arrested for strangulation, simple assault and harrasment after allegedly assaulting Nikki Mistretta at their Woodward Township home on March 5 at 12:15 a.m., State Police at Montoursville said.

DUI alleged

JERSEY SHORE — Christopher Probst, 35, of Lock Haven, was sent a summons to appear before a district judge after being charged with driving under the influence and careless driving along Route 220 in Piatt Township on Feb. 1, Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police said.

DUI hit and run

JERSEY SHORE — A Jersey Shore man was sent a summons to appear before a district judge following a hit and run accident along the 1800 block of Route 44 North in Watson Township on Jan. 26, State Police at Montoursville said.

Jeffrey Dauber, 43, of Valley View Road, was charged with driving under the influence-his third in ten years; accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property and careless driving, police said.

Dauber allegedly fled to his home following the accident and was nabbed shortly after with a blood-alcohol content level of .21, police said.

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