Police news – Oct. 16

Two-vehicle crash

BELLEFONTE — Lock Haven City Police investigated a two-vehicle crash that took place a little after 7 p.m. on Oct. 14 along Bellefonte Avenue in Lock Haven.

According to police, a 2002 Dodge Caravan being driven by Chad Thompson of Lock Haven was traveling along Bellefonte Avenue when he struck a parked 2013 Jeep Wrangler owned by Jennifer Miller of Beech Creek. The crash was witnessed by Seth Miller, who was traveling behind Thompson at the time of the accident.

The report says that a strong odor of alcohol was detected on Thompson. Following a field sobriety test, he was placed under arrest for DUI. He was transported to UPMC Lock Haven for a blood draw.

Both vehicles sustained disabling damage as a result of the crash.

One-vehicle crash

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview were called to the scene of a one-vehicle crash that took place along Interstate 80 in Marion Township, Centre County on Oct. 14.

According to police, Shawn Meade, 40, of Bloomsburg, was traveling along I-80 in a 2020 Kenworth Northwest T680 when he lost control of his vehicle. The tractor trailer left the roadway and crashed. The tractor trailer sustained severe damage as a result of the crash and was disabled.

Theft investigated

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

According to police, a 49-year-old Centre Hall man had an item stolen from his residence along Blarney Lane in Potter Township, Centre County. The incident took place around 6 p.m. on Oct. 13.

Biden sign stolen

PORT MATILDA — State police at Rockview investigated a case of theft that took place sometime between Oct. 1 and Oct. 14 along Reese Hollow Road in Worth Township, Centre County.

According to police, a 74-year-old Port Matilda man had a political sign taken from his property. The sign, which read “Biden 2020: Make America Sane Again,” was valued at $50.


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