Woman dies in accident
CENTRE HALL - An 84-year-old Centre Hall woman died of injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday at 10:50 a.m. on Route 45 at Tusseyville Road in Potter Township, state police at Rockview said.
Police said the woman was stopped at a stop on Tusseyville Road and was trying to make a left turn onto Route 45 when she failed to see an oncoming Dodge Stratus driven by a 20-year-old Selinsgrove woman.
Police did not provide the identity of either party in the crash, nor did they explain why they withheld that information.
The senior's 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier and the Dodge collided, with the Dodge coming to rest blocking both lanes on the highway, and the Cavalier traveling 45 feet down a slight embankment and into a cornfield.
Police were assisted at the scene by Centre Hall and Boalsburg fire departments, and Pleasant Gap and Mount Nittany emergency medical services.
Chase ends in crash
SALLADASBURG -A 21-year-old motorist who took state police on a high-speed pursuit early Sunday morning from Linden to north of Salladasburg was taken into custody shortly after he crashed his pickup truck, first into the back of a water truck and then into a guardrail, state police said.
Charles Robinson, of 403 1/2 Hawthorne Ave., was nabbed soon after he bailed out of his truck, police said.
The trooper attempted to pull over Robinson after seeing him traveling at a high rate of speed on Route 220 near Queneshaque Road in Woodward Township about 1:15 a.m.
As the pursuit continued west toward Jersey Shore, Robinson traveled at speeds in excess of 100 mph, police said.
After Robinson turned north on Route 287, his truck nearly collided with several other vehicles, police said. Robinson turned off onto Larryville Road and then back onto Route 287, continuing to head north.
Robinson's truck crashed into the back of a water truck just south of Dam Run Road and then slammed into a guardrail, police said.
Robinson was arraigned before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley on charges of recklessly endangering, fleeing police and 10 traffic violations. He was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail.
DUNNSTOWN - Woodward Township police are investigating two hit-and-run accidents involving mailboxes.
Police said a mailbox at 7906 Coudersport Pike was struck by a vehicle between 8 and 10 a.m. Thursday, and the driver left the area without reporting the accident. The homeowner estimates the damage at $75.
In the second incident, several mailboxes were struck at Coudersport Pike and German Road Friday at about 1:30 a.m., police said.
A witness told police a truck hauling bulk sand or cement struck the mailboxes and the operator left the scene without notifying authorities an accident occurred.
DUNNSTOWN - Heather Marie Bartley, 27, of 610 E. Bald Eagle St., Lock Haven, was cited for retail theft Friday for a July 5 incident at the Minit Mart, 25 Woodward Ave., township police said.
Police said Bartley took a bag of beef jerky valued at $6 from the store without paying for the merchandise.
LINDEN - A Thruster, 2.0 Rampage BMX bicycle with orange handlebar and front fork was stolen last week from 33 Harvest Moon Park in Woodward Township, Lycoming County, state police at Montoursville said.
Police said another Mongoose BMX bike, black and green, was also stolen.
The two bikes are valued at $100 each, police said.
WILLIAMSPORT -A 20-year-old Lock Haven man enrolled in a treatment program faces charges for allegedly attacking two fellow clients at the Focus Program Center, 609 High St., Williamsport, on May 18, city police said.
Randy Travis Harkinson is accused of grabbing Robert Cuca around the throat with both hands, police said. He then placed "a choke hold" around Ryan Kenny, causing the man to suffer difficulty breathing, police said.
Harkinson was arraigned before District Judge Allen P. Page III on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault and terroristic threats, and released on $1,500 bail.
Motorcyle, bike stolen
LOGANTON - Brady Fitzgerald Mumrock Jr., of 429 S. Mill St., Loganton, is charged with two counts of burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, criminal trespass and criminal mischief, Pine Creek Township police said.
Mumrock and a 17-year-old male juvenile allegedly entered into a garage and shed at 671 Pine Mountain Road, Wayne Township, during the early morning hours on Saturday and stole a 2008 Honda CRF 150F8 motorcycle and a FBM Exodus professional BMX bike, belonging to Thomas Terrill, police said.
The motorcycle and the bicycle were recovered at 1232 Pine Loganton Road, Loganton, police said.
Mumrock was taken to the central booking unit at the Clinton County Correctional Facility and arraigned by the on on $10,000 bail, police said.
JERSEY SHORE - In an agreement entered before Magisterial District Judge Jerry C. Lepley, Lindsey M. Stewart, 18, of 209 Marion St., Jersey Shore, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police charge of disorderly conduct.
Stewart also set up a payment plan to pay $200 in fines and court costs.
Police withdrew a charge of hindering apprehension or prosecution.
The charges stem from an incident in the 300 block of Thompson Street on June 30, police said.
MILL HALL - A $459 check was stolen last week from a purse owned by Shirley Lyons, 60, of Mill Hall, state police at Lamar said.
Police said the theft occurred at 23 Sagamore Drive, Camelot Estates, Bald Eagle Township.
MILL HALL - David Martinez, 25, of McCallen Texas, was charged with retail theft Friday at 7:15 p.m., state police at Lamar said.
Police said attempted to leave Wal-Mart, 167 Hogan Blvd., Bald Eagle Township, without paying for $51 in merchandise.
MILL HALL - Elvera Michalowicz, 82, of Lock Haven, told state police at Lamar her red and brown wallet, containing $40 and cards, was stolen Friday before 2 p.m.
Police said the theft occurred at the Weis Market in Millbrook Plaza, Bald Eagle Township.
LOGANTON - Joshua D. Bruno, 26, of Renovo, escaped injury in a crash Friday at 5:15 a.m. on the Renovo Road, state police at Lamar said.
Polices said Bruno was driving east on Route 120 when he fell asleep. His 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix crossed the double yellow center line, left the berm, traveled another 135 feet and became disabled.
Bruno was cited for careless driving, police said.
Phone card stolen
FLEMINGTON - A SIM phone card for a cellular TracFone was stolen last week from the home of Jason Edward Tressler Sr., 31, of Flemington, state police at Lamar said.
Anybody with information about the theft should call state police at 726-6000.
LOCK HAVEN - Steve Cummings Jr., 43, of 113 Lizardville Road, Mill Hall, was cited for public intoxication Thursday at 9:15 p.m. on East Main and Vesper streets, city police said.
Police said Cummings was allegedly found passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle and had an open container of an alcoholic beverage.
LOCK HAVEN - Fernando Martinez, 28, of 200 Danis St., Mill Hall, was arrested for driving while intoxicated Saturday at 12:59 a.m. on East Park St., city police said.
Police said Martinez was stopped for a traffic violation and was found to be under the influence of alcoholic beverages.
Theft from apartment
LOCK HAVEN -Several items were stolen Friday morning from an apartment at 340 Foundation Drive, city police said.
The items included an iPod music player, car charger and room access card.
Pain pills stolen
LOCK HAVEN - City police are investigating the theft of 60 pain pills from a private residence on East Park Street between June 12 and Friday.