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Police news – July 21

Two-vehicle crash

MILL HALL — State police at Lamar were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash that took place at 4:32 p.m. on July 15 along Hogan Boulevard in Mill Hall.

Police say that a 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe being driven by Albert Walk, 79, of Lock Haven was negotiating a left-hand turn onto state Route 150 south from Mill Hall Road and turned into the path of a 1999 Honda Accord being driven by Robert Gallagher, 54, of Jersey Shore.

Damage was moderate in the crash and minor injuries were reported. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

Police were assisted at the scene by the Mill Hall Volunteer Fire Company and Lock Haven EMS.

Theft at Lowe’s

MILL HALL — State police at Lamar investigated a case of theft that took place around 5:21 p.m. on July 15 at Lowe’s along Hogan Boulevard in Mill Hall Borough, Clinton County. According to police, a man wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans took a Dewalt portable planer without paying. He left the store and loaded it into a black Buick Rendezvous.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact State Police at Lamar.

Hit-and-run at Lowe’s

MILL HALL — A hit-and-run is being investigated by state police at Lamar. According to police, sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 2:10 p.m., an unknown vehicle struck a 2017 Subaru RX owned by Brett Mahoney of Lamar in the Lowe’s parking lot in Mill Hall Borough, Clinton County.

Anyone with information about the hit and run is asked to contact state police.

Physical altercation

MILL HALL — A 56-year-old Mill Hall man was the victim in a physical altercation that took place around 7:44 p.m. on July 14 at 226 Pennsylvania Avenue in Bald Eagle Township, Clinton County, according to state police at Lamar.

The investigation is ongoing.

PFA violation

SOUTH RENOVO — State police at Lamar investigated a PFA violation that took place at 8:57 p.m. on July 13 along Susquehanna Avenue in South Renovo Borough, Clinton County.

According to police, John Epps, 29, of Baytown, Texas contacted a 35-year-old Renovo woman through text messages and phone calls. Epps was taken into custody, transported to the Clinton County Correctional Facility and released. Bail was set at $15,000.

Two-vehicle crash

WILLIAMSPORT — State police at Montoursville investigated a two-vehicle crash that took place at 12:59 p.m. on July 17.

According to police, a 2010 Kia Forte being driven by Kevin Thomas, 22, of Williamsport, was traveling westbound along Washington Boulevard in Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County, when he rear-ended a 2008 Ford Escape being driven by Sharon Miller, 73, of Jersey Shore. The Escape came to rest in the parking lot of Don Patrons.

The Kia Forte sustained disabling damage and the Ford Escape suffered heavy rear-end damage.

Criminal mischief

REBERSBURG — A case of criminal mischief was investigated by state police at Rockview. According to police, a resident said that bullet fragments struck their home at 268 White Deer Road in Miles Township, Centre County. State police determined that no fragments had struck the home.

According to police, the sounds came from a 12-gauge shotgun as someone on a neighboring property was shooting clay pigeons.

Drug possession

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview charged a man with drug possession following a traffic stop at 11:48 p.m. on July 18.

According to police, David Rossman, 22, of Bellefonte was pulled over in his 2001 Toyota Celica. There were several warrants for Rossman. His car was searched and police found THC wax and related drug paraphernalia.

Charges are pending through magisterial district justice 49-3-02.

Harassment

LAMAR — A case of harassment was investigated by state police at Lamar at 6:56 p.m. on July 17 at 98 Racetrack Road in Lamar Township, Clinton County. The victim was a 17-year-old Lock Haven female. The investigation is ongoing.

Hit-and-run

CASTANEA — A case of hit-and-run was investigated by state police at Lamar at 11:18 p.m. on July 14.

According to police, a pickup truck was traveling west along Youngdale Road in Castanea Township, Clinton County, when it crossed the center line and sideswiped a Dodge Ram being driven by a 26-year-old Lock Haven woman. Also in the truck were a 5-year-old boy and a five month old baby. The truck continued traveling west and fled the scene. The Ram suffered moderate damage in the accident.

The pickup truck is described as a 2000-2002 gold or tan Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is asked to contact State Police at Lamar at (570) 726-6000.

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