Police news – June 24
Mother strikes child
LOCK HAVEN — A case of harassment was investigated by State Police at Lamar that took place around 7:45 p.m. on June 20 along Farrandsville Road in Colebrook Township, Clinton County.
According to police, they were called to a domestic involving a 37-year-old woman and her 10-year-old daughter. Police say that following a verbal altercation, the mother struck the girl in the head three times. A non-traffic citation for harassment was filed through District Court 25-3-01.
WILLIAMSPORT — A case of harassment was investigated by State Police at Montoursville. According to police, they were called to a domestic in progress, where a 57-year-old Lock Haven was harassing a 45-year-old Lock Haven woman. The incident took place on June 19.
Charges were filed with magisterial district justice 29-3-02.
LAMAR — State Police at Lamar investigated a case of criminal mischief that took place sometime between June 18 and June 19 at the Pilot Truck Stop along Nittany Valley Drive in Porter Township, Clinton County. Police say that while Singh Harwinder, 40, of Carteret, N.J., was sleeping, a person vandalized the trailer of his truck, a 2007 Kenworth Motor Truck Co.
WAYNE TOWNSHIP — State Police at Lamar made DUI arrest following a traffic stop along state Route 220 North at 9:47 p.m. on May 29. According to police, Kathy Lachat, 60, of Lock Haven was traveling along state Route 220 in her 2003 Subaru Forester for failing to maintain her lane of travel.
Following the stop and field sobriety testing, Lachat was taken into custody and transported to UPMC Lock Haven for chemical testing. Blood tests confirmed that Lachat was under the influence of a schedule 2 substance.
Charges were filed at Magisterial District Court 25-3-01.
Theft by deception
MILL HALL — A case of theft was investigated by State Police at Lamar. The incident took place at 4:18 p.m. on June 11 at the O Nail Spa, located at 4 Millbrook Plaza in Mill Hall.
Police say that Kathleen Enders, 30, of Williamsport had her nails done at the spa and then left to “get money.” She never returned and then blocked calls coming from the spa. She was charged with theft by deception, theft of services and receiving stolen property. Charges were filed with magisterial district justice 25-3-01, John W. Maggs.
MILL HALL — State Police at Lamar investigated a PFA violation that took place around 11 a.m. on June 17 along Ridge Road in Lamar Township, Clinton County. Police say that Ryan Dullen, 34, of Blanchard called a 31-year-old Mill Hall female and left a voicemail. Dullen also posted pictures of the two on Facebook, which is a violation of the order.
Dullen was taken to the Clinton County Correctional Facility and then released.
BELLEFONTE — A one-vehicle crash was investigated by State Police at Lamar on June 19.
According to police a person was driving a 2010 Toyota Rav 4 when they attempted to pull into a parking lot along state Route 150 — the Benner Pike. The person struck a curb and became stuck around 11:25 a.m. The Rav 4 sustained a flat tire after striking the curb. The driver was not charged and the vehicle was driveable following a tire change.
Police were assisted at the scene by Rich’s Amoco Towing.
LAMAR — State Police at Lamar were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash that took place at 2:41 p.m. on June 21 along Interstate 80 in Porter Township, Clinton County.
Police say that a 2020 Kenworth tractor trailer being driven by Kim Nygaard of Kennewick, Wash., was traveling eastbound on I-80 when when it began to change lanes and struck a 2011 Lincoln Continental MKX being driven by Laurie Olmstead of Wyalusing, Pa. Olmsteads’s vehicle struck a guide rail before striking the tractor trailer again. Nygaard’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene by Valley Collision. No injuries were reported in the mishap.