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Police News – August 3

One vehicle crash

MADISONBURG — No one was injured in a one vehicle crash along Madisonburg Pike in Miles Township on July 31, state police at Rockview said.

Phillip M. Emery, 42, of Muncy, was traveling along the roadway at 4:39 p.m. when he struck a tree limb and lost control of his 2011 Subaru Outback, police said.

Emery’s vehicle then traveled off the east side of the road and struck an embankment, police said.

Neither Emery or his passenger, an 11-year-old Denver, Co. girl, were injured, police said.

The vehicle was towed from the scene by Kupplers Towing.

Student loan scam

SPRING MILLS — A 44-year-old Spring Mills man was scammed out of nearly $500 on July 31, state police at Rockview said.

The victim gave his bank information to a company called Student Loan Processing Service hoping he could get some of his student loan debt forgiven, police said. $499 was stolen from his account.

Vehicle strikes deer

HOWARD — The driver of a 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 was not injured after a one vehicle accident along North Eagle Valley Road, Howard Township, state police at Rockview said.

On July 22, Dustin R. Melton, 25, of Pleasant Gap, was traveling north on the road when a deer ran onto the roadway, police said.

Melton swerved to miss the deer and lost control. The truck hit a mailbox and guide rail before turning onto its side, police said.

Criminal mischief

MILESBURG — A 39-year-old Milesburg man may face criminal mischief charges after police responded to a loud fire cracker complaint on July 31, state police at Rockview said.

When police arrived on the scene along Owl Street at 6:50 a.m. they observed evidence of explosive damage to the ground and a neighbors vehicle, police said.

Over $6,000 stolen

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are looking for information regarding a theft from an 85-year-old Bellefonte woman’s bank account.

Over the course of five transfers, $6,777.40 was taken from the victim’s bank account and placed in an external bank account in Virginia, police said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Rockview at 814-355-7545.

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