Police report various incidents

January 20, 2014

Pennysylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Oct. 13 to Jan. 16, Police reported that an unknown actor or actors entered a garage in Lewis Township ad took two ATVs that were being stored. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.

1:10 a.m. Jan. 1, Police reported that a traffic stop was conducted on Kathryn Stutzman of Williamsport for summary traffic violations. Upon contacting the operator, it was believed that she was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. She was transported to Williamsport Hospital after performing poorly on field sobriety testing. Charges have been filed. 

Jan. 13, Police reported that Dusty Harkey, 34, of Jersey Shore, concealed merchandise from Sally Beauty Supply and then left the store. Harkey was identified by store personnel and she was subsequently contacted by the police. Summary charges have been filed. 

7:47 a.m. Jan. 15, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Ricky Johnson Jr., 19, of Nazareth, was traveling south bound on Allenwood Camp Road. The vehicle encountered ice on the roadway which caused it to lose control. The vehicle traveled south west off the roadway while rotating clockwise. The vehicle then struck a cluster of small trees with its driver side door and front fender. Johnson was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. 

6:12 p.m. Jan. 15, Police reported that a Loyalsock Township Middle School student left his backpack inside Giant supermarket on an electric cart. Gregory Patrick, 48, of Williamsport, then picked up the student's backpack that contained a school-issued iPad and exited the store. The iPad that was labeled "Property of Loyalsock Twp. School District" was collected from a dresser in Patrick's bedroom and returned back to the school. The student's backpack was also found at a bus stop on E. Third Street and also returned. Charges for Theft and Receiving Stolen property were filed. 

Jan. 15 to Jan. 16, Police reported that an unknown actor shot bbs into th front double pane windows of the County of Lycoming building. 

9:57 a.m. Jan. 16, Police reported that a two vehicle hit and run crash took place at the intersection of Washington Blvd. and River Ave. A vehicle driven by Karen Baldys, 59, of Williamsport, was stopped for a red light facing north on River Ave., but when the light turned green, Baldys's vehicle proceeded into the intersection to make a left turn onto Washington Blvd, at which time the vehicle was struck by another vehicle traveling east on Washington Blvd. that had failed to come to a stop for the red light. After impact, the second vehicle continued east on Washington Blvd. Baldys's vehicle proceeded into the parking lot of Weis. 

11 p.m. Jan. 16, Police reported that Jalil Ford, 21, of Williamsport, trespassed at a residence in Randall Circle. He was belligerent and was placed under arrest. Ford resisted arrest and was arraigned on numberous charges in front of Judge Whiteman. Ford was committed to Lycoming County Prison after failing to post $15,000.

11:54 p.m. Jan. 16, Police reported a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Kathy Magargle, 55, of Muncy, was traveling south on Tome Road in the vicinity of house number 985. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck several small trees. the vehicle continued south for approximately 65 feet and struck a fence post. Magargle showed signs of intoxication and was transported to the Muncy Valley Hospital by ambulance where she consented to a legal blood draw. Charges are pending upon receipt of official BAC results. 

Jan. 16 to Jan 17, Police reported that unknown actors took approximately 12 feet of yellow plastic coated copper tubing from 91 Cemetery Road. 

3 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Jan. 17, Police reported that unkown actors punctured a tire on a vehicle belonging to Beth Miller, 31, of Williamsport. The actors then fled the area in an unknown direction. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.

Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, Police reported that unknown actors damaged a mailbox belonging to William Carroll, 54, of Hughesville, and fled the scene in an unknown make and model vehicle as the neighbor heard a vehicle with a loud exahaust in the area. 

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