Police report incidents

February 4, 2014

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

11:20 p.m. Dec. 5, Police reported that they responded to a report of a one vehicle crash. Upon arrival, Police encountered Andrew Zoka, 22, of Williamsport, who admitted that he had been drinking. Police performed tests and determined that Zoka was over the legal limit. Zoka was taken into custody for legal blood draw. Misdemeanor DUI charges and numerous summary traffic charges have been filed. 

4 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 1, Police reported that someone entered the vehicle belonging to Jason Laforme. Laforme said that someone entered his vehicle and removed a back pack containing medication, cologne and a car key. Anyone with information pertaining to this matter is asked to call PSP Montoursville. 

1:04 a.m. Jan. 10, Police reported that a traffic stop was initiated on Victor Nelson, 25, of Jersey Shore, for traffic violations. Nelson was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DUI. Charges have been filed. 

4:26 p.m. Jan. 12, Police reported that an incident occurred as an actor attmempted to buy liquor from Wine and Spirits, Williamsport, with a counterfeit $50 bill. 

4:08 p.m. Jan. 14, Police reported that two unknown black males entered into a physical altercation at Weis Market on River Ave. that caused damage to store property. 

Jan. 15, Police reported that Tyler Miller, 26, of Dover, Ohio was stopped by PSP on State Route 80 subsequent to a motor carrier inspection. During the inspetion, he was found to be in possession of approximately 400 gal. of off road diesel fuel stolen from a natural gas industry drill site at Boon Road. Miller admitted to stealing the fuel. Charges were filed. 

2:49 p.m. Jan. 17, Police reported that a white female, described as approximately 40 with blonde hair, entered K-Mart in Williamsport and removed a red PSP 2 controller valued at $56 and left the store without paying. 

Jan. 18 to Feb. 1, Police reported that unknown actors entered numerous sheds at river lots and took items belonging to Bret Guisewhite, Bernard Meyer, John Simms and Deborah Meixel. 

3 to 7 a.m. Jan. 26, Police reported that an unknown person used a counterfeit $20 bill at McDonald's at 1730 E. Third St., Williamsport. 

1:49 p.m. Jan. 26, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Sherry Zhou, 22, of Fort Lee, NJ, was traveling north on State Route 15 in the right lane just south of the Trout Run exit ramp. The vehicle encountered snow in the roadway resulting in loss of control and began to rotate clockwise as it traveled north west and exited the roadway along the west shoulder. The vehicle made initial impact with its driver side rear and continued to rotate counter clockwise, impacting the embankment. Zhou was wearing a seat belt and sustained no injuries. 

11 p.m. Feb. 2, Police reported that Wade Ulmer, 33, of Jersey Shore, cut down a tree belonging to Daniel Paulhamus, 32, of Jersey Shore, that was blocking Ulmer's driveway. Paulhamus then took a piece of the tree and threw it through the front windshield of a truck belonging to Robert Kipa, 32, of Jersey Shore. Paulhamus and Ulmer were both cited for criminal mischief. 

12:29 p.m. Feb. 3, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Peter Shoemaker, 28, Muncy Valley, was traveling south bound on Rock Run Road. The vehicle was negotiating a right hand turn when it slid across the north bound lane and onto the roadside, striking a tree. 

12:48 p.m. Feb. 3, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Phyllis Yocum, 70, of Montoursville, was traveling east bound on State Route 864. As the vehicle attempted to negotiate a left curve, it traveled across the west bound lane and struck an embankment located on the roadway. The vehicle then traveled back across both the west and east bound lanes. The vehicle then struck a cable-wire guard rail. The vehicle then came to final rest on-top of the guard rail. Yocum will be cited for a violation of Driving Vehicle At Safe Speed. 

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