Police News – July 22

Spring Township PD

looking for witness

ZION — The Spring Township Police Department is looking for the owner of a newer blue Subaru that was a witness to a traffic incident in the 2000 block of Zion Road.

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 18. The driver of the Subaru was forced off the road by a vehicle that was driving recklessly. Officers believe that individual may reside somewhere in the Zion area. Those with information should contact STPD at 1-800-479-0050 or message the Spring Township Facebook page.

Resisting arrest

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview responded to a domestic incident that took place along Mountain Vista Lane in Boggs Township, Centre County on July 19.

According to police, Sarah Holland, 23, of Bellefonte struck a 20-year-old Bellefonte man several times and refused to leave. Police found that Holland had active warrants and resisted arrest by kicking and biting police.

The incident took place at 8:31 p.m. Charges are being filed against Holland.

Receiving stolen property

BOGGS TOWNSHIP — State police at Rockview investigated a case of receiving stolen property on July 10.

According to police, a 30-year-old Tyrone man received stolen property and then fled police in Boggs Township, Centre County. The incident took place at the intersection of Runville Road and Grand Slam Drive. The victim was a 71-year-old Tyrone woman. The man was taken into custody and placed in the Centre County Correctional Facility for arraignment.

The incident was reported at 12:46 a.m.

DUI alleged

BLANCHARD — A case of driving under the influence was investigated by state police at Rockview.

According to police, a traffic stop was made at the intersection of North Eagle Valley Road and Marsh Creek Road in Liberty Township, Centre County.

The driver of a 2012 Chevrolet, a 27-year-old Philipsburg woman, was found to be under the influence of drugs. She was arrested for DUI in the 8:37 p.m. incident.

Three-vehicle crash

CENTRE HALL — State police at Rockview were called to the scene of a three-vehicle crash that took place along state Route 144 in Centre Hall Borough, Centre County on July 13.

According to police, a 2010 Mercury Milan being driven by Freddy Emery of Spring Mills rear-ended a 2011 Toyota Highlander being driven by Reuben Kendall, 28, of Centre Hall. Due to the force of the crash, the Highlander was pushed into a 2019 Toyota Highlander being driven by Mattie Dutrow, 32, of Centre Hall.

Kendall sustained a minor head injury in the crash and was transported to the Mount Nittany Medical Center by Penns Valley EMS. The Milan had to be towed from the scene by Extreme Towing.

The crash took place around 8:45 p.m. Emery was cited for his role in the crash.


LOCK HAVEN — State police at Lamar investigated a case of assault on July 18.

According to police, Douglas Baney, 18, of Mill Hall, struck an 18-year-old Lock Haven man in the face multiple times at the boat launch in Woodward Township, Clinton County.

The victim sustained a broken bone in his cheek and bruising with swelling to his eye. Baney was charged with simple assault for his role in the altercation.

The incident took place around 9:30 p.m., police said.

Two-vehicle accident

LAMAR — State police at Lamar investigated a two-vehicle crash that took place at the Flying J truckstop along Nittany Valley Drive in Porter Township.

According to police, a 2020 Freightliner Sprinter was traveling through the parking lot of the Flying J when it struck a 2011 Ford Ranger. Both vehicles sustained minor damage in the crash, which took place around 12:30 a.m. on July 21.


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