Business burglarized

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP - State police at Milton are investigating a burglary at Valley Ag and Turf LLC that occurred between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 6:15 a.m. Thursday.

Police reported a burglar broke an office window on the south side of the building, ransacked the premises and stole cash from two locations inside the property.

The burglar exited the building through a window and fled in an unknown direction.

The victim of the burglary is George S. Kotkiewicz, 52, of Halifax.

Anyone with information about the crime is urged to call state police at 524-2662.

Escapes injury

SNYDERTOWN - Carolyn S. Hower, 54, of Elysburg, escaped injury when her 2006 GMC Envoy struck a deer along Sunbury Street (Route 4012) at 11 p.m. Sunday.

No other details involving the crash were released by state police at Stonington.

Retail theft

SELINSGROVE - Angela M. Hopper, 35, of Shamokin, was cited by state police at Selinsgrove for retail theft for allegedly stealing three rings valued at $74 in merchandise from Kohl's on Marketplace Boulevard at 4:40 p.m. Sunday.

Theft charges

MONTANDON - State police at Milton have charged Melissa Jean Raup, 28, of Watsontown, with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and theft by deception relating to incidents that occurred between 8:30 and 10 a.m. Thursday.

Police said Raup is accused of removing a PlayStation 3 game system from the home of Lance Strickland, 30, of Montandon, and then selling the system to Newberry XChange Pawn Shop in Williamsport for $70.

The system was recovered and returned to Strickland, police said.

Cash, games stolen

WATSONTOWN - State police at Milton reported an invited guest at the home of Mary Lou Engelman, of Dove Drive, Watsontown, is accused of stealing $360 in cash and 17 video games from Engelman and her grandson between 5 and 7 a.m. Christmas Day.

The video games were returned, but the money was not, police said.

Police, who are continuing their investigation, did not identify the adult male who stole the cash and games because charges haven't been filed yet.

Route 61 accident

SHAMOKIN TOWNSHIP - Leah M. Peterson, 30, of Shamokin, suffered a minor injury while four children riding in her 2005 Ford Freestar van escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash Jan. 2 along Route 61 near Reading Turnpike.

State police at Stonington reported Peterson was traveling north in the right lane of the highway at 7:15 p.m. when she lost traction while negotiating a turn to the left. The van exited the road on the right side and struck a ditch before coming to rest.

Police said the four children in Peterson's vehicle are 2, 3, 6 and 8 years of age. They are all from Shamokin.

Police reported evidence at the scene and statements from Peterson indicate a tire deflated on the van.

Peterson was not cited in the accident.

Ralpho Township police assisted at the scene.

Underage drinking

SHAMOKIN - Felisha Albertson, 20, of 217 Third St., Ranshaw, was cited by Patrolman Jarrod Scandle for underage drinking and disorderly conduct in connection with a disturbance shortly after 6 a.m. Dec. 14 in the 1000 block of North Orange Street.

Police reported Albertson jumped from a window at 1006 N. Orange St. and caused a disturbance outside while emergency medical personnel were attempting to assist her.

Terroristic threats

PAXINOS - State police at Stonington are investigating someone making terroristic threats against the National Ticket Company.

Police say that at 9:58 p.m. Saturday, an unknown female phoned the company and threatened to detonate a nuclear bomb there. Anyone with information relative to the investigation, please contact state police at 286-5601.