2017-08-10 / Police Reports



State police have reported an incident of harassment that happened at 653 Lincoln Way East in Mc- Connellsburg on Aug. 5. David Davis and Amanda Dowden, police said, came into unwanted physical contact with one another during an argument at 3:09 p.m.

Driver Falls Asleep At Wheel

A Duxbury, Vt., man fell asleep at the wheel of his 2006 Subaru Forrester as he drove south Aug. 4 on Great Cove Road in Dublin Township, causing the vehicle to leave the road, strike a culvert and roll over at 2:47 a.m. State police said Abbott Hughlett, 27, suffered possible minor injuries and was transported to Fulton County Medical Center for treatment. He was charged with a traffic violation. Assisting on scene were Lilley’s Garage and Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. and EMS.

Car Exits I-70 Into Oncoming Car

A 2006 Acura TL stopped on the off ramp of the I-70 West exit at Warfordsburg Aug. 5 turned left onto Great Cove Road (Rte. 522) and into an oncoming 2003 Acura Accord at 12:30 p.m., state police reported. Neither the driver of the TL, Johnnie P. Rucker Jr., 58, Laurel, Md., nor the driver of the Accord, Drew P. Hann, 18, Needmore, was injured. A passenger in each car escaped injury as well, according to police, who charged Rucker with a traffic violation. The TL sustained disabling damage and the Accord functional damage. Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. and Winsor’s Towing assisted at the accident scene.

Juvenile Charged With Harassment

State police have charged a 15-year-old McConnellsburg male with harassment for hitting a 34-year- old woman and pulling the hair of a 38-year-old male, both of McConnellsburg, on July 18. The three were engaged in an argument at 210 East Martket St. when it turned physical at 2 p.m., police reported

Theft By Deception

A 72-year-old Needmore man was scammed on July 7 when he was contacted by an unknown individual who told him that he had won a new car. Not realizing that he had been duped, the victim subsequently wired the suspect a large amount of money. State police reported that the scam occurred at a location on the 9000 block of Sipes Mill Road, Licking Creek Township. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the police at 717-485-3131.

Child Crossing LWE Runs Into Car

A 7-year-old McConnellsburg girl was possibly injured when she ran in front of a 2002 Buick Century as she attempted to cross Lincoln Way East from Johnnies Diner to the Sheetz convenience store on Aug. 1. State police reported that the driver of the Buick, Ralph H. Deavor, 86, Chambersburg, was not able to stop in time and the child ran into the car. She was taken to Fulton County Medical Center by her mother for treatment of a possible right foot/leg injury following the 3 p.m. incident. Police said nobody was charged.

Camaro Damaged In Hit-and-run

The rear end of a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro belonging to John J. Mixell 54, Fort Littleton, sustained minor damage on Aug. 2 when it was hit by an unknown car while parked at the Hustontown Firehall along Clear Ridge Road (Rte. 475) in Dublin Township. State police said the unoccupied Camaro was hit at 9:30 p.m. and the unknown car and its driver then fled the hit-and-run scene.

Identity Theft

State police reported that they were contacted to investigate an incident of identity theft that occurred the morning of June 20 at a location on Fulton Drive in Ayr Township. According to the police, an unknown person used the personal information of 65-year- old Linda Marie Fraker to open a bank account at 10:03 a.m. They did not name the bank.

Turnpike Interchange Two-vehicle Crash

Both a 2006 Volkswagen Passat and a 2013 Ford F150 were disabled when the Passat pulled out from the Fort Littleton Interchange of the PA Turnpike onto Great Cove Road at 4:27 p.m. Aug. 7 in front of the northbound pickup, which struck the car. State police charged the driver of the Passat, Catherine S. Bentley, 44, Dupont, Wash., with a traffic violation. Bentley and her three passengers were belted and suffered no injuries. The occupants of the F10, driver Keturah A. Gurish, 36, Mercersburg, and two passengers, were also using seat belts and were not hurt.

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