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Police news – Sept. 22

Hit and run

LOCK HAVEN — State police at Lamar investigated a one-vehicle crash that took place along the Coudersport Pike in Woodward Township, Clinton County on Sept. 4.

According to police, the crash occurred along state Route 664 at its intersection with Cider Press Road. Police believe that a Toyota Tundra was traveling South along the roadway when it left the roadway, striking PennDOT signs. It then fled the crash scene in an unknown direction. The vehicle is believed to be silver with damage to its passenger side mirror, bumper, headlight and fender.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact state police at Lamar at (570) 726-6000.

Two-vehicle accident

MILL HALL — State police at Lamar investigated a two-vehicle crash that took place along Hospitality Lane in Porter Township, Clinton County on Aug. 22.

According to police, a 2011 Ford Ecoline E350 was struck by an unknown vehicle around 2:15 p.m. The person driving the other vehicle left the scene. There were no witnesses and employees of the Quality Inn — where the crash took place — said they would review security camera footage this week to review the accident.

No other details were reported by police.

Criminal mischief

RENOVO — State police at Lamar investigated a case of criminal mischief that took place sometime between Aug. 30 and Sept. 3 in South Renovo Borough, Clinton County.

According to police, someone drilled screws into a fence at a private residence located along Clinton Avenue. The property is owned by a 76-year-old Renovo man. There was no estimate on damage.

The investigation is ongoing.

DUI

PORTER TOWNSHIP — A case of driving under the influence was investigated by state police at Lamar on Sept. 6.

According to police, a 41-year-old Howard man was stopped for speeding at the intersection of Nittany Valley Drive and Clintondale Hill Road in Porter Township, Clinton County.

Upon contact with the driver, it was determined that he had consumed alcohol and controlled substances. He was taken into custody for driving under the influence. Charges will be filed with Magisterial District Justice 25-3-02, pending lab results.

The traffic stop took place at 12:06 p.m.

Trespassing

JERSEY SHORE — State police at Lamar investigated a case of criminal trespassing that took place on Sept. 15.

According to police, a 69-year-old Avis man was the victim of a trespassing incident that took place near milemarker 193 just off of Interstate 80- East. Police say that an unidentified male was seen on the property. The incident took place around 7 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

DUI crash

SPRING MILLS — State police at Rockview investigated a DUI crash that took place on Sept. 9 in Gregg Township, Centre County.

According to police, the crash took place along Penns Valley Road, just West of Attitude Alley. Following the crash, police determined that one of the drivers, Donald Flory, 52, of Mill Hall, was under the influence of alcohol.

Flory was arrested for DUI in the 7:23 p.m. crash.

Theft

BEECH CREEK — State police at Lamar investigated a case of theft on Aug. 21.

According to police, a package was misdelivered to a private residence along Haagen Lane in Beech Creek Township, Clinton County. The victim of the theft was a 22-year-old Beech Creek woman.

The package was valued at $30.42.

The investigation is ongoing. The incident was reported around noon.

Credit card fraud

FLEMINGTON — State police at Lamar investigated a case of credit card fraud that took place on Aug. 23 in Flemington Borough, Clinton County.

According to police, someone ordered a wheelchair from Walmart.com by using someone else’s credit card.

The incident was reported around noon. The investigation is ongoing, police say.

Theft by deception

MILL HALL — A case of theft by deception took place on Sept. 15.

According to police, someone attempted to file for unemployment benefits in the name of a 40-year-old Mill Hall man. The incident took place along Furnace Road in Porter Township, Clinton County.

The incident was reported around 8 a.m.

Harassment

RENOVO — State police at Lamar investigated a case of harassment that took place in Renovo Borough, Clinton County, on Sept. 20.

According to police, a juvenile male made threats via text message to a 14-year-old girl.

The incident was reported around 3 p.m. The investigation is ongoing.

DUI

LOCK HAVEN — A case of driving under the influence was investigated by state police at Lamar on Sept. 19.

According to police, a 24-year-old Louisville, Ky., man was stopped at the intersection of East Park Stret and Prospect Street in Lock Haven. Following an investigation, it was determined that he was driving under the influence of alcohol. Charges will be filed through District Court 25-3-01.

The traffic stop took place at 1:53 a.m.

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