Police news – March 1

Assault with weapon

RAUCHTOWN — James Fiedler, 72, of Jersey Shore, faces multiple charges after he allegedly held a loaded firearm to a woman’s head, state police at Lamar said.

Police responded to a domestic in progress involving a firearm along Rauchtown Road in Crawford Township on Feb. 19 at 4:57 p.m.

During an argument, Fiedler allegedly retrieved a loaded firearm and held it to the Jersey Shore woman’s head while threatening her life, police said.

Fiedler was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats, recklessly endangerment and harassment. He is currently jailed in the Clinton County Correctional Facility, police said.

Vehicle strikes pole

LAMAR — The driver of a 2010 Hyundai Elantra was taken to a hospital for suspected minor injuries after striking a utility pole along Nittany Valley Drive, Porter Township on Feb. 26, state police at Lamar said.

Elizabeth J. Miller, 23, of Lewistown, was traveling north on the roadway when she attempted to pass a 2006 GMC Savana, driven by Tyler J. Butler, 34, of Mill Hall, police said.

While passing Butler, Miller’s vehicle clipped the front driver side bumper of his vehicle causing Miller to travel off the road and into a telephone pole, police said.

Miller was transported to UPMC Lock Haven by Flemington Goodwill Hose for her injuries, police said.

Butler was uninjured and drove his vehicle from the scene, police said.

Miller’s vehicle was towed from the scene by Tressler’s Towing, police said.

Miller was cited for not driving her vehicle at a safe speed, police said.


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