Police Blotter: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
DOOLEYVILLE - An 80-year-old Kulpmont woman was treated for injuries at an area hospital following a two-vehicle accident Monday morning on the Strong Connector in Mount Carmel Township.
Claire Postal, 80, had the green light when she attempted to drive her 2009 Chevy Cobalt across Route 54 from Brennan's Farm Road to Locust Gap Highway. Her vehicle struck a 2009 Ford utility vehicle on its driver's side, police said.
Mount Carmel Township Police Chief Brian Hollenbush said the Ford's driver, Michael Marzili, who turns 38 today, of Pottsville, was driving west on Route 54 when he ran a red light, causing the accident.
The crash occurred shortly after 9:30 a.m.
Postal was wearing a seat belt and her vehicle's air bags deployed. She was transported by AREA Services to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where she was treated and released, according to a hospital nursing supervisor.
Marzili refused treatment at the scene, police said, and will be cited for a traffic light violation.
Postal's vehicle sustained heavy front-end damage and was towed. The Ford sustained moderate damage and was driven from the scene.
COAL TOWNSHIP - Mark Carnuccio, 40, of 1214 Chemung St., was cited for allegedly playing his stereo loudly and disturbing the neighborhood during the early morning hours of Dec. 18, according to Coal Township Police Department.
COAL TOWNSHIP - James Dangler, 33, of 931 W. Pine St., was cited for allegedly allowing waste and debris to accumulate on his property since June 2012, according to Coal Township Police Department.
ZERBE TOWNSHIP - A 21-year-old Shamokin driver was arrested Saturday morning for suspicion of driving under the influence following an accident on Route 225, according to state police at Stonington.
Trooper Barry Wooten said Kayla Holman was driving a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am northbound on Route 225 at 3:41 a.m. when she allegedly lost control of the vehicle, crossed the center line and struck the southbound berm.
The woman was reportedly not wearing her seat belt and was injured, police said.
COAL TOWNSHIP - The Coal Township Police is investigating a burglary that occurred at the Northumberland County Senior Action Center in the 800 block of West Chestnut Street over the weekend.
Police said someone took a 46-inch Samsung flatscreen television and Nintendo Wii game console.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coal Township Police Department at 644-0333.