Police, court and fires

Security guard hit by stray bullet after Philly-area college homecoming

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY (AP) - Authorities say a security guard at a Philadelphia-area university was hit by a stray bullet when shots were fired amid homecoming festivities over the weekend.Lincoln University said an altercation occurred just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday on the main campus in Chester ...

McCool gets state term as sexually violent predator

BELLEFONTE -Michael L. McCool, 28, of Bellefonte was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in state prison this week in a hearing before Centre County Judge Jonathan D. Grine.McCool was deemed to be a sexually violent predator in the hearing.His charges stemmed from a response April 17, 2013 near an I-99 ...

Police News – Saturday, Oct. 15

Police investigating two burglariesMARSH CREEK - State police at Rockview are investigating a burglary at the home of Beverly J. Walker, 2925 Little Marsh Creek Road, Curtin Township, which took place between 8 a.m. and noon Thursday, while Walker was at an appointment.Police said someone ...

Police news — Friday, Oct. 14

Assault allegedBEECH CREEK - John F. Hardy, 34, of Beech Creek, was charged with simple assault for striking a female victim in the throat and forehead, leaving a bump and small cut, according to state police at Lamar.The incident occurred at 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 10. The victim was transported to ...

Emergency services — Oct. 14

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services.WEDNESDAYr At 6:52 p.m., the Nittany Valley Fire Company responded to a vehicle accident on Interstate 80 westbound. The call was cleared at 7:49 p.m.r At 11:14 p.m., the Lamar Township Fire Company was ...

Police news — Thursday, Oct. 13

Bicycle foundLOCK HAVEN - An abandoned bicycle was found in the 200 block of East Church Street at 9:50 a.m. Oct. 11, according to city police.The bicycle, found near the Haven Medical Center, is described as a Next Power Climber Mountain bike. It can be claimed at the City Police ...

Emergency services — Oct. 13

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services.TUESDAYr At 8:03 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a carbon monoxide alarm at 113 E. Bald Eagle St. The call was cleared at 8:17 a.m.r At 5:18 p.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department and Lock ...

Police news — Wednesday, Oct. 12

'Social Security' phone scamThe Woodward Township Police Department announces a new phone scam that area residents have reported.Township residents are receiving these calls, police reported. The caller begins with "I understand you have signed up for Social Security Disability." When the ...

Police news — Tuesday, Oct. 11

Disorderly conduct charges filedLOCK HAVEN - Disorderly conduct charges were filed against Joshua Andrus of 2 Park Drive on Oct. 6 stemming from a complaint filed on Aug. 29 when Andrus allegedly pointed a BB gun at a 12-year-old boy, according to police.Theft from vehicleLOCK HAVEN - A camo ...

Emergency services — Oct. 11

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services.SATURDAYr At 10:35 a.m., the Chapman Township Fire Company responded to a downed tree on Young Woman's Creek Road. The call was cleared at 11:17 a.m.r At 1:02 p.m., the Nittany Valley (Lamar) Fire Company ...

Police News – Oct. 10

Burglary reportedMILESBURG-State police are investigating a burglary that occurred at 201 Hazel St. at 9:37 p.m. Sept. 30. Prescription medication was stolen from the residence, according to police.Vehicle theftBENNER TOWNSHIP-State police are investigating a vehicle stolen from Chestnut Street ...

Emergency Services – Oct. 10

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services.SATURDAY- At 6:39 p.m., the Antes Fort Fire Department called for LifeFlight at 600 Long Lane. The call was cleared at 7:12 p.m.- At 6:52 p.m., Citizen's Hose of Larry's Creek responded to a brush fire at ...

Roundup

Clinton CountyDIVORCE ACTIONSr Oct. 3 to plaintiff Janice Berry and defendant Charles Berry.r Sept. 28 to plaintiff Mary Flory and defendant Ralph Flory.r Sept. 30 to plaintiff Missy Russell and defendant Shannon Russell.r Sept. 30 to plaintiff Erica Dorman and defendant Matthew Dorman.r Sept. ...

Area sentencings

INTOXICATED DRIVING - Luke Austin Peyton of Collinswood, N.J., charged by state police for intoxicated driving, was fined $300, ordered to pay numerous fees and was placed on probation for six months.INTOXICATED DRIVING - Chad James Gibson of Jersey Shore, charged by Lock Haven University ...

District Court Roundup

EDITOR'S NOTE: The information in the District Court Roundup is obtained from the public records of the Clinton County Central District Court, which is held each Tuesday at the Clinton County Courthouse. It is the policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from ...

Police news — Thursday, Oct. 6

DUI charges filedMILL HALL - Charges of driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia were filed against Robert Wade Fuller, 24, of 122 Irwin St., Lock Haven, for an incident occurring on Friday, June 10, at 7:45 a.m.Fuller was found asleep at the wheel of his running car at ...

PSU student pleads guilty in attack of man

BELLEFONTE - Nicholas Tavella, 20, of Greensburg entered an open guilty plea this week in Centre County for charges stemming from a 2015 incident at Penn State.Tavella pled guilty to the charges of ethnic intimidation, terroristic threats, harassment, public drunkenness and purchase, ...

Police news — Wednesday, Oct. 5

Four face chargesWILLIAMSPORT - Four area residents have been charged by police with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were:r Jacqueline Renee Brookens, 42, of 339 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore, was charged by Williamsport police with ...