Police report various incidents

January 19, 2014

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

June 3 to Jan. 13, Police reported that at an unknown date and time, unknown actors drilled holes into 7 tires on a 2012 Grove Crane owned by Dawn Trucking of Montoursville. The cost of replacement for the tires totaled $18,323.56.

Dec. 24 to Dec. 26, Police reported that Floyd Smith, 55, of Williamsport, allowed Teresa Massey, 45, of Williamsport, to stay at his residence to visit her children. Following that time period, Smith realized his cell phone was missing. When Smith questioned Massey, she denied having the cell phone. After Smith notified the police, Massey was found to be in possession of the phone. Massey provided the cell phone to police and the phone was returned to Smith. Misdemeanor theft charges have been filed against Massey. 

1:10 a.m. Dec. 24, Police reported that Keith McGinness, 27, of Lock Haven, was involved in a one vehicle non-reportable crash. Further investigation revealed McGinness to be driving under the influence. Charges have been filed. 

1 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Police reported that Christine Wylie, 49, of Williamsport, fell victim to a scam and provided an unknown individual with $2, 102.01 via telephone. Wylie was unde the impression that the money was being put towards a delinquent account she has through Capital One. 

11:38 p.m. Jan. 15, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Adrian Brown, 31, of Williamsport, was traveling west in the left travel lane on E. Third St. in the vicinity of Russell Avenue. A vehicle driven by Tammy Ulmer, 42, of Williamsport, was traveling north, emerging from the driveway of McDonalds. Ulmer's vehicle had initial impact with the driver side door of Brown's vehicle. Brown's vehicle then traveled southwest across both lanes of traffic and struck a utility pole located on the south berm. Ulmer was cited appropriately. 

2:48 p.m. Jan 16, Police reported that a crash occurred on State Route 44 as a buggy driven by Sarah Yoder, 19, of Williamsport, was traveling east after cresting the top of a slight hill. A vehicle driven by Wayne Spotts, 48, of Jersey Shore, was also traveling east on State Route 44 approaching Yoder's buggy. Spotts' vehicle right front end struck the left rear of Yoder's buggy. Both Yoder and her passenger, Susie Yoder, 47, of Williamsport, were thrown out of the buggy and off the right hand side of the road. The buggy was then dragged across the highway and came to final rest off the left hand side of the roadway. Spotts will be cited appropriately. 

8:55 p.m. Jan. 18, Police reported a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Vjaceslavs Rekuns, 20, of Williampsort, was traveling south on State Route 287. During that time, Rekuns lost control of the vehicle while trying to negotiate a curve, traveling into the opposing lane. The vehicle then traveled back across the south bound lane and struck the embankment along the side of the lane. The vehicle then deflected and spun clockwise, coming to final rest on the side of the south bond lane of the roadway, facing north. Rekuns was cited for Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed and Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic. 

11:20 p.m. Jan. 18, Police reported that two unknown male actors, both armed with handguns and wearing masks, forced their way into the rear entrance of Pizza Hut on E. Third St. shortly after it closed. The two men held the manager at gunpoint and forced him to open the safe. Upon the manager opening the safe, the actors stole the cash from inside adn fled through the same door in an unknown direction.