2011-10-01 / News

Woman crashes motorcycle, gets cited

A Ulysses motorcyclist was injured Saturday afternoon when she lost control of her bike on Rt. 449 in Ulysses Township.

Shannon R. Snay, 55, was northbound, about 1.5 miles north of Rt. 6, when she failed to maintain control of the bike while negotiating a curve. The bike tipped on it side in the roadway.

Snay, who was wearing a helmet, was treated for moderate injuries at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. She was charged with speeding.

Dildine Road burglary

Someone broke into a seasonal residence on Dildine Road in Harrison Township, Potter County. State police at Denton Hill said the burglary was discovered last week. Entry was gained by breaking a door. An inventory will be conducted by the owner to determine what, if anything, was taken.

In an apparently unrelated incident, police were summoned the same day to a camp on Carr Hill Road in neighboring Hector Township, were someone smashed two windows. The victim was identified as Ethel Doble of Pile Grove, N.J.

Galeton case solved

Police have made an arrest in a burglary at the Galeton VFW that occurred in May 2009.

Raymond A. Legerlotz, 49, of Galeton, faces multiple charges. He and a second suspect whose name has not been released allegedly broke into the building, stole a cash register and drawers, and damaged a computer and door.

Injured in collision

An Emporium woman was injured Saturday evening when she pulled out of a driveway into the path of another vehicle on Rt. 155 in Shippen Township.

Joan L. Klinestiver, 77, was transported to Charles Cole Memorial Hospital by Emporium Ambulance after being extricated from her vehicle by emergency responders. She had pulled into the path of a car driven by Keith E. Bailey, 21, of St. Marys, who was not injured. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Klinestiver will be cited for failure to yield the right-of-way.

Water tank stolen

Somebody stole a 320- gallon round plastic water tank from a property along Big Moore’s Run Road in Homer Township between Sept. 13-27. The white tank is owned by Harry Deutschlander.

Young boy injured

A Harrison Valley man is facing charges of simple assault and recklessly endangerment after he threw an ashtray that accidentally struck a three-yearold boy in the forehead, requiring stitches.

Joshua A. Wheaton, 30, told police the ash tray missed its the intended target and, instead, struck the victim.

Hit and run solved

A downstate man will be cited for leaving the scene of an accident, following an incident late last Friday on Route 120 in Gibson Township.

Polices said Charles F. Rineer, 46, of Orbisonia, was driving a pickup truck that traveled off the north berm and struck two mailboxes.

Harassment reported

State police are investigating a report of harassment that occurred last Saturday at the Chestnut Ridge Deer Farm in Shippen Township, Cameron County. The victim was identified as Michael Gilbert of Bradford. No additional information was released.

Careless driving charge

A motorist who drove through two yards, struck a set of three mailboxes and then left the scene has been identified by state police.

Preston P. Housler, 28, of Emporium, was traveling north on Rt. 155 when his vehicle traveled off the east berm. He’s being charged with careless driving.

Distracted by dog

An Emporium woman escaped injury when her vehicle crashed on Rt. 120 in Lumber Township Sunday at about 10:20 am.

Carla M. Thomson, 21, told police she was distracted by a dog inside her vehicle, causing her to lose control of vehicle, which struck an embankment. She will be cited for careless driving by troopers.

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