Police Blotter: December 25, 2013
Prisoner tosses fluid
COAL TOWNSHIP - State police at Stonington continue to investigate an aggravated assault by a prisoner that occurred at 7:20 a.m. Dec. 11 at SCI Coal Township.
Police allege the prisoner, Frederick Lee Collins, 34, threw a cup of an unknown fluid on a corrections officer. The charges will be filed once testing of the fluid is completed and upon approval of the county district attorney.
Checks, keys stolen
UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - Foster S. Shrawder, of Sunbury, reported to state police at Stonington that sometime between 12:01 a.m. and 6 a.m. Friday, someone entered his unlocked vehicle and removed a checkbook and work keys without his permission. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact state police at 570-286-5601.
Crashes into pole
MIFFLINBURG - An Elysburg man crashed a pickup truck into a utility pole early Sunday in Limestone Township, about 1 mile west of Mifflinburg.
According to state police at Milton, Arthur A. Hower, 48, was driving a 2013 Ford F-150 east on Old Turnpike Road (Route 45) near Thomas Road about 4:30 a.m. when the crash occurred.
Hower was wearing a seat belt and did not report having been injured, police said. He was cited for careless driving.