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Police news – Oct. 16

Theft of welder

JERSEY SHORE — State police at Lamar investigated the theft of a 220 Vulcan 220 Welder valued at $1,000 on Sept. 29.

The victim, Thomas Gonzales reported to police that the welder, which is valued at $1,000, was stolen a few days prior on North Mill Street and Pepper Run Road.

It was reported that the welder had been taken and was not given back, police said in their report.

The investigation is ongoing.

DUI

LOCK HAVEN — State police at Lamar conducted a traffic stop on Kimberly Schmidt when police noticed her displaying signs of impairment during their investigation.

Schmidt, 62, of Lock Haven, was pulled over in her 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe on Vespers Street and East Walnut Street on Oct. 8.

After police conducted an investigation, they found that she was indeed driving under the influence.

She was requested to submit to a field sobriety test and was arrested. Police said in their report that she had refused a chemical test after she was arrested.

Charges were filed at Magisterial District Justice 25-3-01.

DUI

LOCK HAVEN — Pennsylvania State Police in Lamar conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle with a code violation.

William Hamm, 66, of Lock Haven displayed signs of impairment and was asked to submit to sobriety testing.

After the testing, Hamm was taken into custody for DUI and transported to the hospital for chemical testing.

Two vehicle crash

LAMAR — State police at Lamar were dispatched to a car crash involving two vehicles on Interstate 80 westbound around milemarker 172 on Oct. 11.

The crash occurred as the operator of a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling westbound on the interstate in the right lane.

Another vehicle, a 2013 Kenworth T6660 tractor trailer was traveling westbound in the left lane.

The operator of the Silverado activated his turn signal and began to merge into the left lane, however did not have proper clearance and side swiped the tractor trailer front passenger side with their side trailer it was hauling, police said in their report. This caused damage to both vehicles.

The damage did not disable the vehicles, police said.

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