Police Blotter: Friday, September 28, 2012
Knife at school
COAL TOWNSHIP - A 14-year-old Shamokin male has been charged with possessing a box cutter knife inside the Shamokin Area Middle/High School on Sept. 21, according to the Coal Township Police Department.
Police reported that the knife was discovered by a teacher inside the juvenile's book bag.
A misdemeanor charge of possessing a weapon on school property was filed with the Northumberland County Juvenile Services, police said.
ROCKEFELLER TOWNSHIP - A 71-year-old Shamokin driver was not injured when the vehicle she was driving left the roadway and rolled over at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday on Route 4019, according to state police at Stonington.
Trooper Daniel Wilk said Lorene L. Snyder was traveling south on Dornsife Mountain Roud in a 2002 Ford Focus when she traveled off the right shoulder, struck a ditch and rolled. The vehicle landed on all four wheels facing a northeastern direction.
She was reportedly wearing her seatbelt and was charged for a traffic violation, police said.
Americus Hose Ambulance and Stiely's Garage assisted police at the scene.
Car hits tree
LOWER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - A 48-year-old Sunbury woman escaped injury when the vehicle she was driving struck a tree at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday on Route 4022 near Mountain Road, according to state police at Stonington.
Trooper Daniel Wilk said Karen L. Tillman was negotiating a left turn on Boyles Run Road while driving a 2005 Pontiac Vibe westbound when she left the roadway and struck a tree located off the right shoulder of the road.
The car came to rest against a tree facing a westward direction, police said.
Tillman was wearing a seatbelt and was charged with a traffic violation, police said.
Paul's Towing assisted at the scene, police reported.
MONROE TOWNSHIP - Two drivers and a passenger sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Ninth Street and North Susquehanna Trail, according to state police at Selinsgrove.
Trooper Timothy Nicklas said Brian T. Fee, 27, of Selinsgrove, was traveling in a 2004 Hyundai Tiburon on Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive to Ninth Street at the intersection while Doris D. Vasbinder, 83, of Sunbury, was traveling west on Ninth Street.
Vasbinder attempted to turn left into the southbound lane of North Susquehanna Trail at the intersection and the vehicles collided, police said.
Vasbinder and her passenger, Frank B. Vasbinder, 45, of Sunbury, both experienced moderate injuries, and both were transported by Dauntless Hook and Ladder EMS to Sunbury Community Hospital, police said.
Fee experienced minor injuries, but did not require medical transport, police said.
All people involved in the accident were wearing their seatbelts, police said.
Both vehicles were towed from the scene, police said.