Police news – Sept. 16

One-vehicle crash

SNOW SHOE — A Curwensville woman was injured when her vehicle crashed on Interstate 80, state police said. The crash took place at 6:44 a.m. on Sept. 14 in Snow Shoe Township, Centre County.

According to police, a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado being driven by Collyn Bennett, 21, of Curwensville left I-80 and rolled over an embankment. Police say Bennett fell asleep at the wheel. She sustained minor injuries in the crash. The vehicle was towed from the scene by Rich’s Amoco.

Packages stolen

CENTRE HALL — A case of theft is being investigated by state police.

According to police, someone stole packages from a mailbox along Flayhart Lane in Potter Township, Centre County. According to police, the incident took place on Sept. 4. The packages were stolen from a 41-year-old Centre Hall man.

The investigation is ongoing.

Two-vehicle crash

SPRING MILLS — A two-vehicle crash was investigated by state police at Rockview on Sept. 12. It was unclear if there were any injuries.

According to police, a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado being driven by Dakota Newman, 25, of Centre Hall rear-ended a 2020 Jeep Gladiator being driven by Joe Payne, Jr., 62, of Princeton, N.J. The Silverado was disabled in the crash. The Gladiator sustained damage to the rear bumper and left rear brake light.

Driving under the influence

BELLEFONTE — State police investigated a suspected case of DUI that took place at 3:05 p.m. on Aug. 26 along Stonecrest Drive in Benner Township, Centre County.

Police said officers stopped a 2010 Ford Fusion operated by Bryan Franek, 39, of Drifting, Pa. Police believe that Franek was under the influence of marijuana. Police said charges are pending a toxicology report.


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