Vehicles Vandalized on Labor Day in Montoursville

September 4, 2013

Vehicles Vandalized on Labor Day in Montoursville - Montoursville State Police say numerous vehicles were vandalized shortly after midnight on Monday, Sept. 2. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said someone operating a mid-sie light gray Dodge pickup truck traveled through the Belle Vista developement in Fairfield Township vandalizing vehicles at 270 Arlyne Avenue with mustard, bread, milk and bologna.

State Police also responded to the following emergencies:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 3, 10:15 a.m., a vehicle operated by William D. Berry, 67, of Williamsport was traveling south in the right lane on Route 15 at the same time a motorcycle operated by William L. Pewterbaugh, 60, of Montgomery, was traveling north in the right lane. Berry turned left toward B&C Auto Wreckers and directly into the path of Pewterbaugh, Trooper Michael Shipman said. Pewterbaugh struck the passenger's side rear of Berry's vehicle; Pewterbaugh sustained moderate injuries and was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision; Berry was not using a seat belt. Berry will be cited with a violation of turning left, Shipman said. 
  • Aug. 30, 4:47 a.m., Route 15 in Lewis Township, Ronnie R. Cullison, 30, of Linden, was traveling south and failed to negotiate a right hand curve and traveled off the roadway and through the grass median, across both lanes of the highway before striking a log off the shoulder. Impact with the log caused the vehicle to roll over onto its roof; Cullison was transported to Williamsport Hospital for minor injury, Trooper Daivd Walker said.
  • Aug. 28, 8:10 a.m., Route 14 Highway, Lewis Township, Hannah Busch, 21, of Troy, was rearended by a vehicle drive by Christopher Musto, 34, of Trout Run; both drivers sustained minor injuries, Trooper David Walker said. Busch was transported to Williamsport Hospital for treatment while Musto was cited for careless driving.
  • During the overnight hours of Aug. 26, numerous welding-related items were stolen from a garage and multiple shed at 2113 Quaker Hill Road. Anyone with information regarding the thets should contact 570.368.5700, Trooper Gary Beadle said.
  • Aug. 19, 3:38 p.m., Jessica Deremer, 21, of Williamsport was stopped at the Arby's parking lot exit on 3rd Street in Loyalsock Township waiting for a male pedestrian to clear the front of her vehicle. Deremer then proceeded to pull out onto East. 3rd St. and struck a second pedestrian, Carol Baker, 61, of Williamsport. Baker fell into the right lane of east bound travel and sustained moderate injury. She was transported to the Williamsport Hospital and subsequently transferred to Geisinger Hospital for observation, Trooper James Doane said.
  • Aug. 17, 10:35 p.m.,  a vehicle operated by Brooke L. Letterman, 28, of Jersey Shore was traveling southbound on Route 44 in Watson Township, crossing over the double yellow line while negotiating a left-banked curve. The vehicle left the road and had initial impact with a tree; Letterman was pinned in the driver's seat and required extrication by EMS, Trooper James Doane said. Letterman was Life-Flighted to Geisinger Medical Center after sustaining moderate injuries.
  • July 22, 5:20 p.m., a suspect broke into the 152 Boak Ave. Lot 56 home of Joseph Little and stole a video game system, Trooper Johnathan Buynak said. The system was then sold to Elite Games for $90 cash which was used to purchase heroin, Buynak said.
  • July 1, 1:07 a.m., a vehicle operated by Dewey James Hauser, Jr., 21, of Montoursville was stopped for an improper turn signal violation in the area of W. 3rd St. at the Arch St. intersection. A marijuana pipe was subsequently found in the vehicle, Cpl. LaRue C. Stelene said. Hauser and Samantha Nowel Reed, 18, of Williamsport, knowingly blamed the pipe ownership on a second passenger in the vehicle, a 14-year-old Williamsport male, even though the pipe was not his. Both Hauser and Reed has been charged with possession of paraphernalia, corruption of minors and intimidation of the victim/witness, Stelene said.
  • June 29, 9:13 p.m., Rocky Dean Wood, 21, of Colorado, was traveling westbound on Route 180 on a Harley Davidson motorcycle and failed to signal prior to exiting onto the Maynard Street off-ramp. Cpl LaRue Stelene said upon being stopped, Wood was found to be in possession of a concealed 9mm pistol but had no permit to carry the weapon in Pennsylvania or any other state. Wood was charges with firearms not to be carried wtihout a license, Stelene said.