Police report various incidents

February 21, 2014

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, Police reported that an unknown actor damaged a greenhouse on Curtis Newman's Jordan Township property. The next day, as the victim was looking over the damages to the greenhouse he was assaulted in his driveway and sustained a minor injury. The investigation continues. 

11:48 p.m. Feb. 6, Police reported a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Joseph Garra, 33, of Wysox, was traveling west on State Route 864 when Garra fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle failed to negotiate a right curve and left the roadway, striking a tree with its passenger side. 

Feb. 8 to Feb. 11, Police reported than an unknown actor entered the Moreland Township home of Chester Reed and stole several items. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP at 570-368-5700. 

4 a.m. Feb. 9, Police reported that an unknown actor entered a residence at 31 Madison Ave. being constructed by R&L Builders. Once inside, the actor took a dryer and loaded it onto their pickup. A witness observed the incident and the actor fled the area. The witness followed the actor and at that time, the dryer fell from their vehicle. The dryer was recovered by police and returned to the victim. The suspect vehicle is described as a utility pickup truck. The investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact OSO Montoursville at 570-368-5700. 

11:57 p.m. Feb. 9, Police reported a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Kevin Zugec, 21, of Pittsburgh, was traveling south on State Route 15 when Zugec lost control of the vehicle due to weather conditions. The vehicle struck the guard rail. 

4:21 p.m. Feb. 17, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Emily Zimmerman, 24, of Benton, impacted the rear of a vehicle driven by Ashley Kilbourn, 25, of Hughesville, which was stopped at the off ramp of I-180 West at its intersection with State Route 405. 

7:55 a.m. Feb. 18, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by John Fox, 22, of Bensalem, was traveling east and a vehicle driven by Mark Helman, 53, of Williamsport, was traveling west on Lycoming Mall Drive. Fox's vehicle traveled from th right lane to the center turning lane and while doing so, began to slide sideways into the westbound lane. Helman's veihcle traveled off the north berm of the road to avoid striking Fox's vehicle. Fox's vehicle struck a snow bank. 

1:30 p.m. Feb. 18, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Julia Johnson, 70, of Williamsport, was traveling south on Pennsylvania Avenue and a vehicle driven by Richard Stubler, 57, of Williamsport, was traveling east on Sheridan Street. Johnson's vehicle stopped as the posted stop sign at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Sheridan Street and then continued to travel south on Pennsylvania Avenue into Stubler's vehicle's path of travel. Stubler's veihcle struck Johnson's vehicle at the intersection. 

5:38 p.m. Feb. 18, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Jason Belles, 34, of Lockwood, NY, was traveling north in the right lane of State Route 220 with an oversized load and a vehicle driven by James Danley, 26, of Jersey Shore, was traveling south in the left lane of the same roadway. Belle's vehicle traveled underneath the railroad bridge and the top of its load, a 58,000 pound feller buncher, struck the underside of the railroad bridge. The load then proceeded to fall off the right side of the trailer and struck the concrete bridge pier on the south side of the roadway. Flying debris struck the Danley's vehicle's windshield. 

8:43 p.m. Feb. 19, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Wade Breon, 41, of Linden, was traveling on the I-180 east bound Faxon Exit off-ramp onto Northway Road at Commerce Park Drive following a vehicle diven by Cody Giles, 21, of Reading. Giles's vehicle attempted to make a right turn and slid past the turn. Breon's vehicle veered left and struck the left rear corner of Giles's vehicle. 

7:23 a.m. Feb. 20, Police reported that a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Bruce Buckle, 55, of Williamsport, was turning right on Sheridan Street to River Avenue and was impacted by a vehicle driven by Zachary Bigelow, 25, of Wiliamsprt that was also traveling on Sheridan St. and attempted to turn left on River Avenue.