Police Blotter: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013
SUNBURY - Carol Badman, 42, of Sunbury, suffered moderate injuries early Wednesday morning in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Bridge Avenue (Route 147) and Front Street.
State police at Stonington reported Badman was driving a 2001 Honda SR Elite south on Bridge Avenue at 1:30 a.m. when she failed to negotiate a slight left curve at the intersection with Front Street, causing the left side of the cycle to make contact with the road before coming to rest.
Badman, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported by Americus Ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was listed Wednesday afternoon in serious condition, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
Police said charges, including driving at an unsafe speed, are pending against Badman.
Also assisting at the scene were Sunbury police and members of Upper Augusta Township and Friendship fire departments.
SHAMOKIN - Daniel J. Gray, 18, of 126 N. Eighth St., Shamokin, was cited by Cpl. Darwin Tobias III for disorderly conduct for allegedly chasing a 13-year-old boy on his scooter, causing him to wreck near Sixth and Walnut streets at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Police said Gray also threw the boy's scooter into a creek bed.
SHAMOKIN - Glenn A. Heim Sr., 62, of 29 N. Second St., Shamokin, was cited by Cpl. Bryan Primerano for disorderly conduct and causing unsanitary conditions after he allegedly threw a bucket of urine on the street outside his home shortly after midnight Wednesday.
Police said Heim also damaged a porch rail and pounded on the hood of a car.
SHAMOKIN - Brandon A. Franzyshen, of East Independence Street, Shamokin, was cited by Cpl. Bryan Primerano for violating an abandoned vehicle ordinance by allowing his vehicle with an expired inspection to be parked at Eighth and Lincoln streets at 2:30 a.m. July 17.
Shannon Kehler, 31, of 328 S. Pearl St., Shamokin, was cited for the same offense by Patrolman Scott Weaver for allowing his vehicle with four flat tires to be parked on Pearl Street at 4:50 p.m. June 17.
MOUNT CARMEL - James M. Mennig, 34, of 441 Nichols St., Pottsville, waived to court Wednesday charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and following a vehicle too closely involving a June 30 high-speed chase that culminated with a vehicle stop on Route 901 in front of Locust Summit Motors.
The charges were filed by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Daniel Politza.
Mennig was ordered by Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones to appear for plea court Sept. 30 at Northumberland County Courthouse in Sunbury, where he can plead guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.