Police report two incidents of assault

December 31, 2013

The Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported two cases of assault. 

Police said that at 2:53 a.m. Dec. 29, Daniel Scott Fortney, 24, and another male got into an argument in the parking lot in front of Haywoods. Fortney struck the other male in the face with a closed fist, making his lower lip bleed and rendering him uncouncious. The victim was transported to the Jersey Shore Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. Whle detained, Fortney attempted to run from police and after a brief struggle was again detained. Charges were filed. 

In another incident at 2:30 a.m. Dec. 29, Police reported that R. Boore Jr., 49, of Montgomey, and J. Batkiewicz, 43, of Montgomery, were driving a vehicle on Broad Street in Fairfield Township. Boore assaulted Batkiewicz and drove while he was suspected of intoxication. Charges have been filed.