2017-05-11 / Police Briefs

Police Briefs, May 11, 2017

Burglary reported in Smithfield Township

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a burglary that occurred between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on May 3 in the 1500 block of Simcoe Road in Smithfield Township.

Police state that an unknown actor or actors entered the victim’s residence and removed $2,000 in cash from a safe, as well as a prescription of Oxycodone. The actor or actors then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Stevens Township man assaults minor

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda charged Christian John Mackiewicz of Stevens Township with simple assault following an incident that occurred on May 3 in the 100 block of Creamery Lane in Stevens Township.

According to police, Mackiewicz had become upset with the juvenile and struck the him in the head causing swelling and red marks.

Man assaulted in Wyalusing

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported an assault that occurred as the victim left the Wyalusing Hotel by an unknown number of individuals on April 29. Anyone with information regarding the incident is advised to contact Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda.

Car strikes guide rail in Albany Township

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a one vehicle accident that occurred at 12:35 p.m. on May 5 on State Route 220 in Albany Township.

Police state that James J. Crawford, 81, of New Albany was traveling south when he abruptly left his lane of travel and struck the guide rail. He then swerved into the northbound lane and struck a second guide rail. Crawford then swerved and struck an embankment where his vehicle came to a final rest. He was injured as a result of the accident and is being charged with driving on roadways laned for traffic.

One vehicle accident reported in Albany Twp.

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a one vehicle accident that occurred at 10:06 p.m. on April 20 on Overton Road in Albany Township.

According to police, Jacob C. Tripp, 26, of New Albany was traveling north when he lost control of his vehicle while negotiating a right hand curve. He then crossed into the opposing lane of travel and stuck an embankment where he continued approximately 60 feet sideways on the grass. Tripp then struck a fence post. He was not injured as a result of the accident.

Vehicle stolen in Warren Township

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported the theft of a vehicle that occurred between March 25 and April 8 on LeRaysville Road in Warren Township.

Police state that unknown actor or actors removed a non-running 1972 Ford F-250 from the residence by unknown means and fled in an unknown direction. Anyone with information is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda.

Fuel oil stolen from Windham Center Community Church

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported the theft of fuel oil that occurred between April 3 and April 9 from the Windham Center Community Church. Anyone with information should contact Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda.

Drugs found at Jeld-Wen

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported the finding of drugs at 10:11 a.m. on April 26 in a bathroom at Jeld-Wen in Wysox Township. No arrests were made and the drugs were safely disposed of.

Theft reported in Rome

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a theft that occurred between April 21 and April 24 at a residence on Cook Road in Rome.

According to police, an unknown actor or actors forced entry into the victim’s home and stole various personal items.

Mailbox vandalized in Wyalusing

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported the vandalism of a mailbox that was spray painted overnight on May 6 at a residence on Stoney Point in Wyalusing. Anyone with information regarding the above incident is to call Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.

Property damaged in Sheshequin Township

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a theft and criminal mischief that occurred between April 27 and April 29 at a residence on Ridge Road in Sheshequin Township.

Police state that several individuals caused damage to a residence and stole property. Anyone with information should contact Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda.

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