Police news – Oct. 13

Two-vehicle crash

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash that took place around 11 a.m. on Oct. 9.

According to police, a 2008 Hyundai Sonata being driven by Charles Taylor of Lock Haven was attempting to make a turn from East Bald Eagle Street when he was struck by a 2020 Freightliner garbage truck being driven by Lloyd Etters of Beech Creek. The garbage truck is owned by L.W. Peters Disposal Service, Inc. The garbage truck was attempting a turn from Liberty Street.

The Hyundai Sonata sustained disabling disabling damage as a result of the crash. It was towed from the scene by Martin Motors.

Neither driver was cited in the crash.

Political sign taken

LOCK HAVEN — A custom-made political sign was stolen from a private residence along River Hill Farm Lane in Lock Haven.

The sign was valued at $30.

Public drunkeness

LOCK HAVEN — A case of public drunkeness was investigated by Lock Haven City Police around 11 p.m. on Oct. 9.

According to police, Cindy Kinley, 62, of Lock Haven was cited for public drunkeness after she was found banging on a door in the 200 block of Walnut Street. Police say that Kinley believed the residence was her own.

Kinley was issued a citation for her actions.

Political signs stolen

LOCK HAVEN — Six political signs were stolen from a private residence along South Summit Street in Lock Haven.

The investigation continues.

Car accident

LOCK HAVEN — A two-vehicle crash was investigated by Lock Haven City Police around 1:10 p.m. on Oct. 9.

According to police, a two vehicles collided front of McDonald’s, 423 Bellefonte Ave., in Lock Haven. Police say that a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta being driven by Timothy Martin, Jr. of Mill Hall was struck by a 1985 Chevy Blazer being driven by Jon Gillespie of Canton, Ohio. The Jetta sustained major damage. The Blazer had a motorcycle carrier that was destroyed as a result of the crash.

A third car, a 2005 Chrysler, was not involved in the crash. However, the driver witnessed the crash and then left the scene. Police found the driver of the Chrysler and said that he did check on the drivers of both vehicles before leaving the scene.

No one was cited in the crash.

Criminal mischief

WILLIAMSPORT — State police at Montoursville investigated a case of criminal mischief that took place sometime on Oct. 10 or Oct. 11 along Heshbon Road in Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County.

According to police, someone damaged a 2003 Ford F350 owned by a 32-year-old Jersey Shore man. There were scratches on both fenders and both front doors of the vehicle.

There was no damage estimate. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police.

Theft investigated

HOWARD — A case of theft was investigated by state police at Rockview. According to police, the theft took place sometime on Oct. 6 or 7 along Walnut Street in Howard Borough, Centre County.

Police say that someone took a pair of JLAB head phones and a prescription bottle of Suboxone from a 1999 Ford Contour.

The investigation continues.


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