Police news – Oct. 12


MILL HALL — State police at Lamar are searching for runaway juvenile.

A 16-year-old Mill Hall boy was reported missing by his guardian on Oct. 9, police said.

According to the report, the teenager was last seen on Oct. 9 at about 11 p.m. wearing a black, long sleeve skeleton t-shirt, black pants and a Sonic the Hedgehog logo ball cap, police said.

If anyone sees the juvenile the should contact State Police at Lamar by calling 570-726-6000 and use reference number PA2021-1367629.

One vehicle crash

RENOVO — The driver of a 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 was not injured following a one vehicle crash along Ridge Road in Noyes Township on Oct. 1, state police at Lamar said.

Joshua L. Hubler, 21, of Munson, Pa., was traveling north on the roadway when the pickup truck drove off the right berm of the road while negotiating a left turn, police said.

The truck struck the guard rail and became disabled along the roadway, police said.

Hubler was able to get cell phone service later and contacted a tow company along with police to report the crash, police said.

DUI arrest

MILL HALL — State police at Lamar arrested Malachi Fantaski, 22, of Mill Hall, after observing him crash his bike along Pennsylvania Avenue, Bald Eagle Township at 11:45 p.m. on Oct. 10.

According to police, following the crash Fantaski was observed laying on the ground eating a bag of frozen Tyson boneless chicken bites and shrimp, police said.

Fantaski showed signs of impairment and admitted to consuming alcohol, police said.

Fantaski was arrested for driving under the influence and refused chemical testing, police said.

Charged are being filed through district judge 25-3-02.

Death investigated

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview investigated a death that took place along Buffalo Run Road in Benner Township, Centre County on Oct. 6.

According to police, it was determined through investigation that the person died of natural causes.

The death was reported at 4:21 a.m., police said.

One vehicle crash

RAUCHTOWN — A 27-year-old Avis man was not injured when he lost control of his 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 along Route 880 on Oct. 9, state police at Lamar said.

At 7:15 a.m., Dylan L. Koch was traveling south on the roadway when he attempted to negotiate a right turn and lost control of his truck, hitting a guard rail, police said.

The vehicle sustained disabling damage and came to final rest, police said.

Koch was not injured and was cited for his role in the crash, police said.

The vehicle was towed from the scene by Show Case Towing.


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