Police Blotter: Monday, November 19, 2012
COAL TOWNSHIP - Police say the driver in a pedestrian accident Saturday in the Springfield section of the township had no license, no registration and no insurance.
Lindsey T. Hill, of 117 W. Walnut St., is charged by Deputy Police Chief Chris Williams with driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked, registration and certificate of title required and required financial responsibility.
Hill was driving a 1995 Nissan east on Tioga Street at 11:37 a.m. when a 9-year-old boy ran into the street, near Sheridan Street, and was struck by the car.
The boy suffered a concussion and facial injuries. He was taken by AREA Services to Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, where he was treated and released, police said.
COAL TOWNSHIP - A man was believed not to have suffered serious injury after a mishap with a four-wheeler outside a Pulaski Avenue home Sunday.
The man was said to have backed an all-terrain vehicle down a steep embankment outside of 1206 Pulaski Ave. when it rolled on top of him about 1:50 p.m.
He was observed shortly afterward conscious and standing near a emergency vehicle while speaking with township police officers and paramedics.
Witnesses who were with the man at the time of the accident said he was OK.
No further information was available.
MILTON - A would-be robber made off with nothing after being spooked by a panic alarm Saturday afternoon at a Sunoco convenience station.
Trooper Garrett R. Marvich, state police at Milton, said the suspect entered the store at 884 Broadway Street (Route 254) between 2:10 and 2:20 p.m. and demanded all the money in the store's register.
When the store clerk activated the panic alarm, the suspect fled towards Milton.
The suspect did not show any weapons, and no money or property was stolen.
Marvich described the suspect as a white male between 20 and 25 years old, 5-feet 6-inches, 150 pounds, brown eyes, dark brown hair and short facial hair. He was wearing a dark gray hooded sweat shirt, light gray sweat pants and tennis shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call troopers at 524-2662.
SELINSGROVE - A Harrisburg man was taken into custody Friday in connection to three robberies including at the Swineford National Bank in Beaver Springs on Nov. 5.
Richard Lloyd Lockett, 38, also is accused in robberies in Port Royal and Thompsontown. He was taken into custody by state police at Lewistown.
He is being held at Mifflin County Prison on a probation violation, and is expected to be formally charged today.
SELINSGROVE - Five illegal immigrants were detained at a drunk driving checkpoint Friday in Snyder County.
State police at Selinsgrove said the illegal immigrants are from El Salvador and Honduras, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement is handling the investigation.
The DUI checkpoint also yielded five DUI arrests, four drivers license violations and 18 other traffic violations.
2 car crash
CHILLISQUAQUE - No injuries were reported in a rear-end crash Sunday in this village of West Chillisquaque Township.
State police at Milton said Helen M. Boyer, 85, of Northumberland, was stopped in the northbound lane of Route 147 to turn left onto Route 405 shortly after 11 a.m. when her 2012 Nissan Sentra was rear-ended by a 1998 Ford Escort driven by Marcella D. Colyer, 43, of Hughesville.
Troopers said both drivers were wearing seat belts.
Colyer's vehicle was towed, and she was charged with careless driving.
Boyer's vehicle was able to be driven from the scene.