2012-11-21 / Police Reports


Police Investigate Death

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated a death that occurred on Thursday, November 15, at a Licking Creek Township residence.

Police reported 18-yearold Troy Allen Daniels Jr. committed suicide with a firearm at his 9399 Sipes Mill Road residence at 7:50 p.m. Daniels was pronounced dead at the scene of a gunshot wound to the head by Fulton County Deputy Coroner Robert Fleegle at 9:02 p.m.

Harrisonville Woman Injured

A Harrisonville woman was treated at the scene of a two-vehicle accident along Roue 30 in neighboring Bedford County on Saturday, November 10, Pennsylvania State Police in Bedford said.

Mary G. Huston, 43, had slowed to make a right turn into the Traveler’s Oasis parking lot in East Providence Township when her eastbound 2008 GMC Acadia was struck from from behind by a 2002 Honda CRV operated by Melissa Pastorius, 19, of Ridgewood, N.J.

Both Huston and Pastorius were wearing seat belts when the crash occurred at 2:30 p.m. Pastorius was cited by state police.

McConnellsburg Man Escapes Harm

A McConnellsburg man escaped harm during a recent two-vehicle accident in Bedford, reported Pennsylvania State Police from Bedford.

Police reports state that Denise L. Bauer, 50, of Bedford was stopped on East Pitt Street to make a left turn at 12:07 p.m. when her 2002 Toyota Sienna was rearended by a 2003 Cadillac Deville driven by Kenneth C. Bingham, 91, of McConnellsburg. Both Bauer and Bingham were wearing seat belts when the accident happened.

Man Involved In Two Crashes

A McConnellsburg man was involved in two accidents within minutes of each other on Wednesday, November 14, state police allege.

Thirty-two-year-old Keith P. Thomas backed up his 2000 Pontiac Sunfire in the McConnellsburg American Legion parking lot and struck a 2007 Jeep Cherokee. Thomas fled the scene and minutes later fell asleep at the wheel while travelling on North Street at an estimated speed of 25 miles per hour. The car drove off the McConnellsburg Borough street at 8:25 p.m., went down an embankment and crashed into a fence, police said.

Thomas reportedly suffered minor injuries and was transported via ambulance to Fulton County Medical Center for treatment. He was wearing a seat belt. His car was disabled and was towed from the scene.

He has been cited by state police for driving under the influence.

Needmore Man Threatened

A McConnellsburg woman is accused of threatening a Needmore man with a knife and slashing the tires of a vehicle owned by the victim’s family, according to state police reports. Antoinette Marie Lowery was involved in an argument with the man and his new girlfriend at 7 p.m. when the alleged incidents occurred on Monday, November 12, along the 100 block of Lincoln Way West in Mc- Connellsburg Borough. Charges were filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott.

Home Struck By Paintballs

A 247 Camp Ridge Road, Harrisonville, home was struck by paintballs on Thursday, November 15, between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. The victim in the case, a 38-yearold Harrisonville man, told state police investigators the home suffered minor damage. Anyone having further information linked to this case should immediately contact state police Trooper Bartlett at 717-485-3131.

Sobriety Checkpoint To Be Held

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Fulton County during the upcoming weeks.

Police said motorists encountering the checkpoint will be stopped briefly. In the event police suspect a driver has consumed alcohol or a controlled substance or possibly committed any other violations, the vehicle’s occupants may be detained for additional investigation.

Police concluded that the primary emphasis of this event will be on driving-under the-influence violations. However, all laws will be enforced.

Three Drivers Uninjured

Three drivers, including a Harrisonville area woman, escaped harm during a three-vehicle collision along Lincoln Highway in Peters Township, Franklin County.

Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg reported a westbound 2008 Volkswagen Beetle driven by Alicia J. Schooley, 29, of Harrisonville, rear- ended a 2008 Toyota Corolla operated by Joshua L. Seville, 30, of Chambersburg, on Monday, November 5. The impact pushed the Corolla into a 2006 Kia Sedona driven by Dennis R. Appleman, 66, of East Freedom.

Police said Appleman had slowed his vehicle for another vehicle turning in front of him. Schooley’s car was towed from the scene located one-quarter mile from the Fulton County line.

Schooley was not using a seat belt when the crash occurred at 4:27 p.m.

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