Police Blotter: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
One hurt in crash
DORNSIFE - Roger D. Bass Jr., 28, of Dornsife, was listed in serious condition Monday afternoon after a car accident at 10:40 p.m. Friday in Jackson Township.
State police at Stonington said Bass was traveling south and negotiating a left hand curve on Route 225 in a 2001 Ford Focus when the vehicle traveled off the west edge of the road and struck a road sign, a wooden fence post and two trees. The Focus slid 20 feet down an embankment, where it stopped.
MC driver fair
MOUNT CARMEL - The driver injured in a Sunday afternoon crash on Sixth Street is listed in fair condition, according to a Geisinger Medical Center spokesperson.
Paul Radzai, 57, of 317 S. Oak St., Mount Carmel, was injured when the Mitsubishi Galant he was driving was struck in the passenger side by a tractor-trailer driven by David Davis, 25, of Baltimore, Md., who said the truck's brakes failed while he was descending the Merriam Mountain. Davis and a female passenger were not injured in the crash.
Borough Police Chief Todd Owens said Monday the accident is still under investigation and no charges have been filed.
COAL TOWNSHIP - Police Patrolman Chris Williams cited Frank M. Bogus, 53, of 1011 W. Spruce St., and Michael J. Bogus, 47, of 1003 W. Spruce St., Coal Township, for disorderly conduct after they allegedly threatened Kermit Britton at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of Cliff Street.
MONROE TOWNSHIP - A Port Trevorton man suffered a minor injury in a two-vehicle crash at 12:05 p.m. Thursday on Lori Lane.
State police at Selinsgrove report a 2008 Lincoln MKX, driven by Marilyn Kauffman, 78, of Dornsife, and a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by Michael A. Graybill, 47, of Port Trevorton, were stopped at a red light on Lori Lane. When the light turned green and traffic started moving, the MKX struck the rear of a utility trailer the Cavalier was towing.
Police cited Kauffman for following too closely.
COAL TOWNSHIP - Robert Forry, 22, of 421 N. Shamokin St., Apartment 2-6, Shamokin, will be cited by township police for outdoor burning after he started and maintained a fire on Stoney Point Sunday evening.
Police remind residents burning is not allowed in Coal Township.
Theft of services
UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - State police at Stonington report charges are not being filed at this time against three known 16-year-old juveniles who ordered and ate meals at The Den restaurant April 16 and left without paying.
COAL TOWNSHIP - Luis C. Harrington, 30, of 1008 W. Lynn St., was charged with scattering rubbish by Coal Township Police Patrolman Chris Williams after an incident at 11:53 a.m. Sunday in the Third Patch section of Bear Valley Road.
According to police, Harrington placed pieces of wood and tree branches along the roadway.