Police news – June 2

Two Bellefonte men

indicted on drug charges

WILLIAMSPORT –Two Bellefonte men have been indicted on federal drug charges and one of them on additional weapons counts.

Ryan Joel King and Russell Eugene Loven were named in an indictment a U.S. Middle District grand jury returned Thursday.

King is charged with possession with intent deliver at least 50 grams of methamphetamine and one gram LSD in Bellefonte on Feb. 16.

He also is charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number. He is accused of having a Heritage Arms .22-caliber pistol in his possession on the same day.

Loven is accused of possessing at least 50 grams methamphetamine and fentanyl on Feb. 25 in State College.

The government is seeking forfeiture of the firearm and $4,832 in cash it claims is related to criminal activity.

One-vehicle crash

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven City Police Department investigated a one-vehicle crash that took place on May 28.

According to police, Kimberly Schmidt, 61, of Lock Haven was traveling North along Paul Mack Boulevard when her dog crawled onto her lap. She crashed her vehicle into a sign owned by PennDOT.

The crash took place at 12:24 p.m., police said.

PFA violation

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police responded to a private residence located in the 700 block of Woods Avenue for a dispute on May 31.

As a result of the investigation, Austin Freeman, 21, of Lancaster, was arrested for a PFA violation.

The incident took place at 2:50 a.m.


RENOVO — State police at Lamar investigated a physical altercation that took place along Erie Avenue in Renovo on May 29.

According to police, a 31-year-old Renovo man and a 32-year-old Renovo woman were engaged in a verbal argument that turned physical. Both parties were charged with harassment, police said.

Public drunkenness

MILL HALL — State police at Lamar investigated an incident of public drunkeness that took place along Pennsylvania Avenue in Bald Eagle Township on May 28.

According to police, Frank Prisk, 34, of Tyrone, was intoxicated and entered the property of a 34-year-old Mill Hall man without permission. Prisk was allegedly rummaging through the victim’s belongings in his backyard and when he was approached by the victim, he was asked to leave.

The incident took place at 8:03 p.m.


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