Police report

Lewistown Police Department

¯Interference–One woman was cited for interfering with borough officers following an incident that occurred at approximately 6:43 a.m. on Aug. 8 on S. Grand St. in Lewistown.

According to the report, officers were dispatched to a residence on S. Grand St. for a 911 hang-up. The call was reportedly the sixth hang-up that officers had recieved from the same number since April. Officers later made contact with Heather Neely, 29, of Lewistown, who was the owner of the phone. Neely had been warned in the past about leaving her phone in areas accessible to children and she was subsequently issues a non-traffic citation for interfering with borough officers.

¯Interference–Two people were charged for interfering with borough officers following an incident that occurred at approximately 1:58 p.m. on Aug. 8 on Valley St. in Lewistown.

According to the report, officers arrived at a residence on Valley St. in an attempt to speak with Felicia Britt, 23, of Lewistown, in regards to an ongoing neighbor issue. After knocking on the door to the residence, officers reportedly overheard Felicia Britt instructing Patrick Britt, 64, of Lewistown, to lie to officers about her whereabouts. Patrick Britt then opened the door and stated that Felicia was not home. Police then stated they overheard Felicia Britt’s instructions and she was retrieved from a back room. Both parties were issued non-traffic citations following the incident.

¯Fight/harassment–Lewistown police cited one man for harassment following an incident that occurred at approximately 2:25 a.m. on Aug. 9 on S. Spruce St. in Lewistown.

According to the report, officers recieved a report of a fight in progress on S. Spruce St. Upon arrival at the scene, officers made contact with Ronald Henry, 43, and Scott Stuck, 27. Investigation and witness statements revealed that Stuck had struck Henry in the face during a verbal dispute. Stuck was later cited with summary harassment.

¯Fraud–Lewistown police are investigating an incident of fraud that occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 9 on W. Sixth St. in Lewistown.

According to the report, a person claiming to be a Comcast representative contacted a 79-year-old male victim and stated that the victim’s account had been hacked. The caller then requested the victim’s bank account information, which was later used to steal money from the account. The Lewistown Police Department would like to remind residents that Comcast will not contact their customers asking for banking information. If this situation occurs, do not provide any information.

Pennsylvania State Police Lewistown

¯Criminal mischief–PSP Lewistown are investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred sometime between June 1 and July 3 on Ridge Road in Fermanagh Township, Juniata County.

According to the report, unknown actors spray painted a door at a property belonging to a 33-year-old Mifflintown resident.

¯Act 64–According to a report from PSP Lewistown, officers discovered a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop involving a 17-year-old Burnham resident on July 30 on Valley St. in Lewistown.

¯Criminal mischief–PSP Lewistown are investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred sometime between July 1 and Aug. 8 at East Juniata High School in Fayette Township, Juniata County.

According to the report, unknown actors blew up butane canisters, causing damage to the school’s baseball field grass. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact PSP Lewistown.

¯Crash–PSP Lewistown are investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 3:12 p.m. on Aug. 6 on U.S. Highway 522 in Decatur Township, Mifflin County.

According to the report, an unnamed driver was traveling in a Chrysler Town and Country vehicle when they traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a traffic sign. The operator then fled the scene. The vehicle was described as gold in color with functional damage to the passenger side fender. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact PSP Lewistown.

¯Access device fraud–PSP Lewistown are investigating an incident of access device fraud that occurred sometime between Aug. 7 and Aug. 8 in Juniata Terrace, Mifflin County.

According to the report, an unknown actor gained access to a victim’s debit card and made five unauthorized transactions, totaling approximately $140.29.

¯Burglary–PSP Lewistown are investigating a burglary incident that occurred sometime between Aug. 7 and Aug. 9 at the Juniata County Food Pantry in Mifflintown, Juniata County.

According to the report, unknown actors entered the business and removed various food items. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact PSP Lewistown.

¯Harassment/public drunkenness–Two people were cited for separate offenses following an incident that occurred at approximately 11 p.m. on Aug. 8 at Rutter’s in Walker Township, Juniata County.

According to the report, Sean Joseph Wills, 37, of Honey Grove, was reportedly intoxicated an shouting profanity. Wills later reported that while he and his girlfriend, Tamyra Wills, 48, of Honey Grove, were traveling on U.S. 322 West, they engaged in a verbal argument that turned physical when Tamyra Wills punched him in the face two or three times. Tamyra Wills was later cited for harassment and Sean Wills was cited for public drunkenness following the incident.

¯Crash–PSP Lewistown responded to single vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 4:09 a.m. on Aug. 9 on New Lancaster Valley Road in Armagh Township, Mifflin County.

According to the report, Joshua L. Stringfellow, 22, of Beech Creek, was traveling east in a 2011 Chevrolet Cruz when he swerved to miss a deer in the roadway. Stringfellow reportedly lost control of vehicle and traveled off the south side of the roadway, striking a utility pole before coming to final rest. Stringfellow was not reported wearing his seat belt, but was uninjured in the crash. His vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene.

¯Theft–PSP Lewistown are investigating an incident of theft that occurred sometime between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. on Aug. 8 on U.S. Highway 322 in Armagh Township, Mifflin County.

According to the report, unknown actors removed an aluminum platform ladder from the Hartman Center. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact PSP Lewistown.

Middleburg Police Department

¯Assault–Middleburg police investigated an incident of assault that occurred on Aug. 1 at Noah’s Landing in McClure.

According to the report, Nathan Brower, 36, of McClure, reportedly engaged in a physical altercation with a female, causing injuries. Brower was taken into custody and arrainged on simple assault and harassment charges.

Pennsylvania State Police Rockview

¯Accidental shooting–PSP Rockview responded to an accidental shooting that occurred at approximately 7:55 p.m. on July 21 on Lutz Lane in Halfmoon Township, Centre County.

According to the report, a 22-year-old McVeytown resident was attempting to unload his firearm when he accidentally shot himself in the leg. The victim was then transported to Altoona Regional Hospital for treatment of injuries.

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