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Hit and Run in Loyalsock Township
August 29, 2013
Hit and Run in Loyalsock Township - State police are seeking the driver of a vehicle which fled the scene of a two-vehicle accident earlier this week. Trooper Daniel Switzer said the hit-and-run crash occurred as the vehicles were both traveling west on East Third Street in the area of McDonald's. Colleen Haberstrol, 27, of Williamsport, was stopped in the left lane due to traffic when she was struck from behind by a blue 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The driver of the Cobalt, identified as a black male, continued without stopping, Switzer said. The license plate number was ideniified as HXA9728; anyone with information is asked to contact 570.368.5700.
State police also responded to the following emergencies:
- Aug. 17, 6 p.m., Michael R. Speary, 62, of Trout Run, was traveling west on Green Mountain Road in Cogan House Township when his Hummer traveled off the right side of the roadway. Trooper Sean Cooney said the vehicle continued down an embankment and struck a tree on the passenger side and continued to travel down the hill before coming to final rest against several small trees. Speary fled the scene; he sustained minor injuries and was not wearing a seat belt, Cooney said.
- Aug. 10, 3 p.m., David Bardo Jr., 24, of Jersey Shore, physically assault edJemme Hart, 21, of Jersey Shore, leaving noticeable injuries to her face and left leg. The assault took place at 1748 Furnace Run Road, Watson Township, Trooper Douglass Hoffman said; charges were filed against Bardo and a warrant was secured.
- July 30, 9 p.m., at least two and possibly up to five counterfeit $20 bills were passed at Swopes Vacuum, 1719 East Third St., Loyalsock Township. Trooper James Doane said the bills were passed in payment for furniture.
- Between July 27 and Aug. 25, two trail cameras belonging to Kenneth Michael, 55, were removed from a wooded area of 1456 Tallman Hollow Road, upper Fairfield Township, Montoursville.
- July 11, 8:55 p.m., an unknown person accessed the business debit card information belonging to Ashley May, 28, of Hughesvbille and made purchases at CVS Pharmacy and Hollister, totaling $1,144, Trooper Johnathan Buynak said.