2009-11-05 / Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Missing Person Found

State police, McConnellsburg, reported a Hustontown area woman who had gone missing on Tuesday, October 27, at 1:50 p.m. has been located. According to state police reports, 25-yearold Sparkle Lynn Chilcote of 2577 Boy Scout Road in Dublin Township voluntarily came to the Fulton County substation on October 29 after she had been reported missing.

Driver Falls Asleep

A Warfordsburg woman fell asleep behind the wheel of her northbound 2005 Subaru and crashed into a telephone pole. State police reported that after crashing into the pole on Tuesday, October 27, Margaret Mc- Cray’s car slid down an embankment and rolled onto its passenger side.

State police did not say if Mc- Cray, 86, was wearing a seat belt during the 5:20 p.m. accident or if she was injured. Her vehicle, however, was severely damaged.

New York Woman Taken To Hospital

An Angola, N.Y., woman was transported to Fulton County Medical Center on Tuesday, October 27, after she lost control of her westbound 1994 Pontiac Firebird on a rain-slicked Interstate 70. Catherine E. Lemke, 23, was wearing a seat belt and sustained minor injuries during the 11:06 p.m. crash in Union Township.

Lemke’s car, according to state police, spun several times before striking a ditch along the berm with its front end. Her passengers Kathleen M. Walters, 31; a 2-year-old boy; and a 3-yearold boy, all from Angola, were properly restrained during the collision and escaped harm. Lemke will be charged with driving a vehicle at safe speeds.

Investigation Continues

State police, McConnellsburg, are continuing to investigate a case that occurred on Promise Land Lane in Todd Township early last Thursday morning. At 2 a.m., a 23-year-old man stopped to check on what appeared to be a disabled vehicle and stranded motorist. The man was reportedly struck several times when the driver exited his vehicle and approached him. State police added this incident of harassment is believed to be connected to an ongoing situation, and suspects have been formulated.

Bicycle Found

A girls purple 15-speed Mt. Fury Roadmaster bicycle (serial # SNFSD06603311) was found at 225 Lincoln Way West, Mc- Connellsburg, on Tuesday, October 27, at 4 p.m. The owner can claim the bicycle by contacting Trooper Bartlett of the McConnellsburg substation at 717-485-3131.

I-70 Driver To Be Cited

Sixty-three-year-old Bruce O. Curry of Lorton, Va., faces charges of driving too fast for roadway conditions following a two-vehicle collision along Interstate 70 on October 17.

According to state police reports, Curry lost control of his eastbound 1998 Lincoln Towncar, which crossed the grassy median strip and collided head-on with a westbound 2008 Nissan Quest driven by Wayne R. Allen Jr., 36, of Middletown, Md. At the same time, a westbound 2009 Nissan Versa operated by Patrick J. Myers, 30, of Arlington, Va., collided with the rear of Allen’s vehicle.

Curry sustained minor injuries. Wayne Allen and passengers Alayna A. Allen, 35; a 3-yearold boy; and a 6-year-old female, suffered injuries ranging from minor to moderate. Myers and his passenger, Megan A. Leu, 31, also of Arlington, Va., were not harmed. All individuals involved in the 11:45 a.m. crash in Bethel Township were properly restrained by seat belts or child safety seats. Those injured were transported to Fulton County Medical Center.

One Cited For Harassment

A 30-year-old McConnellsburg man was charged with harassment through the office of Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott. The man, who was not identified by state police, argued with a 29-year-old McConnellsburg woman on Friday, October 30, at 4:30 a.m. at 512 Woodside Drive. The argument then al- legedly turned physical.

Woman Cited With DUI After Crash

Thirty-three-year-old Gail L. Bohrer of McConnellsburg faces a variety of charges, including driving under the influence of alcohol and controlled substances, endangering the welfare of children, reckless endangerment and traffic offenses, as a result of a single-vehicle collision along Route 30.

According to state police reports, Bohrer was westbound near the intersection of Circle Drive in Harrisonville on Monday, October 26, when she lost control of her 1999 Kia Sephia while rounding a turn. The vehicle went onto the berm and struck a utility pole before spinning down an embankment and coming to a rest on its driver’s side.

Both Bohrer and her 12-yearold female passenger were wearing seat belts. Only the juvenile sustained minor injuries. State police added Bohrer allegedly confessed to taking several pills and drinking multiple alcoholic beverages before being involved in the accident at 7:25 p.m.

State police were assisted on the scene by the McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co.

Vehicle Overturns

A southbound 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue overturned onto its side after striking an embankment along Route 475 in Dublin Township on October 24. Driver Cassidy J. Pittman, 20, of Mc- Connellsburg lost control of the vehicle on the wet roadway at 12:40 p.m., state police reported. Pittman was wearing a seat belt and sustained minor injuries. She will be charged with driving a vehicle at safe speeds.

Door Frame Damaged

A front door frame at 819 Promise Land Lane, Mc- Connellsburg, was damaged during an attempted burglary that occurred between 9 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. on October 23. Anyone having additional information pertinent to this case should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Huff at 717-485-3131.

Vehicle Parts Stolen

A carburetor and throttle were removed from a blue 1992 Chevrolet Silverado parked at 180 McGowan Lane between 8 a.m. and 11:17 a.m. on Sunday, November 1. The victim of the theft is a 34-year-old Hustontown man. Anyone having further information related to this incident is asked to call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717- 485-5771 or Trooper Hibner at 717-485-3131.

Truck Damaged

The back bumper and left side of a blue Chevrolet Silverado belonging to a 44-year-old McConnellsburg man was damaged while parked at 327 North First Street, McConnellsburg, between 6 p.m. on October 31 and 10:30 a.m. on November 1. Anyone with additional information concerning this case of criminal mischief is urged to contact Fulton County Crime Solvers by calling 717-485-5771 or Trooper Hibner at 717-485- 3131.

Knives Missing

Two silver and black folding hunting knives and a silver butterfly knife were stolen from a toolbox between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 29. The toolbox was located inside a bedroom at 330 North Third Street, McConnellsburg. Victim of the theft is a 36-yearold McConnellsburg man. Anyone having further information related to this case should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Hibner at 717-485-3131.

Field Damaged

Land and crop damage were sustained sometime October 29 or October 30 along Buck Hollow Road, Big Cove Tannery, according to state police. An unknown vehicle reportedly drove through the field belonging to the 55-year-old Big Cove Tannery man. Anyone with additional information concerning this case of agricultural vandalism is urged to contact Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717- 485-5771 or Trooper Massafra at 717-485-3131. Three Springs Man To Be Charged

A former Fulton County man is tentatively slated to be charged with theft, criminal trespassing and numerous Game Commission violations following an investigation by state police and conservation officers.

Forty-one-year-old Kirk Danfelt, currently of Three Springs, allegedly trespassed on the South Madden Road, Hustontown, property of a 44-year-old man on Monday, November 2, at 2:30 a.m. to hunt raccoons. While travelling on the Taylor Township property in his vehicle, Danfelt also reportedly ran out of gas and proceeded to walk to a nearby residence where he stole a container of gasoline. Victim of the theft was a 27-year-old Hustontown man.

Underage Drinking Charges Filed

Charges of underage drinking are slated to be filed against a 19-year-old Hagerstown, Md. man following a traffic stop at the intersection of West Orchard Road and Heavenly Acres Ridge Road in Thompson Township. At the time of the stop, state police found Brandon Lee Mongan was transporting and in possession of three varieties of beer.

Personal Information Used

The personal information of a 90-year-old Wells Tannery woman was fraudulently utilized to open a Verizon telephone account on Monday, November 2, at 9 a.m. Anyone having additional information related to this case of identity theft should call Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771 or Trooper Sprague at 717-485-3131.

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