Police news – July 12

Retail theft

MILL HALL — A case of retail theft was investigated by State Police at Lamar.

According to police, Brittany Fox, 29, of Lock Haven stole several items from Miller’s Gun Shop in Mill Hall around 4:57 p.m. on July 7. Police say Fox took a bear hat, a vortex hat, a soft gun case, a large sweatshirt and a thin blue line sticker. The items were valued at $73.

Fox was taken to the Clinton County Correctional Facility and released.

PFA violation

FLEMINGTON — State Police at Lamar investigated a PFA violation that took place around 6:30 p.m. on July 10 along High Street in Flemington Borough, Clinton County.

According to police, Shawn Poorman, 21, went through the drive through at Burger King, 562 High Street in Flemington Borough where a 19-year-old Lock Haven woman works. Poorman was charged through district magistrate Keith Kibler’s office.

Cat causes crash

AVIS — State Police at Lamar investigated a one-vehicle crash that took place at 8:18 a.m. on July 9 along 6th Avenue in Avis.

According to police, Nichole Barnes, 29, of Jersey Shore, was traveling west on 6th Avenue when she swerved to miss a cat. Her 2007 Ford Fusion struck a sign and a bush before coming to rest. There were no injuries, but the car had to be towed from the scene.


LINDEN — State Police at Montoursville investigated a case of harassment that took place at 1:42 p.m. on July 7 in Harvest Moon Park, Woodward Township, Lycoming County.

According to police, 51-year-old Linden woman asked a 46-year-old Jersey Shore man to stop contacting her. He didn’t — and was charged with harassment.

Deer causes crash

LAMAR — State Police at Lamar were called to the scene of a one-vehicle crash that took place around 8:42 a.m. on July 5 near milemarker 170 of Interstate 80.

Police say that a 2020 Nissan Maxima being driven by Leroy Neff of Rolling Meadows, Ill., was traveling east in the right lane when a deer entered the roadway. The Maxima struck the deer and had to be towed from the scene. Neff and a passenger were not injured in the crash.


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