Police Briefs 8/17/2013
Towanda man involved in accident
Jack H. Kilmer, 84, of Towanda was driving in Asylum Township recently when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident, state police said.
Kilmer entered state Route 187 in the travel lanes of a red sports car-type vehicle, which struck Kilmer's vehicle in the left rear wheel area, police said.
After the initial impact, the sports-car type vehicle struck a guide rail and then fled the scene, police said.
State police said they are looking for the vehicle that collided with Kilmer's 2002 Oldsmobile Alero.
The vehicle that the police are looking for might be a convertible and might have a tan top, police said. This vehicle also has flip-up headlights, and the lights were in the up position, police said.
The vehicle will have damage on the left front fender area with possible green paint from Kilmer's vehicle, police said.
There will also be damage on the left side of the vehicle with white or silver paint from the vehicle striking the guide rail.
The accident occurred at 7:10 p.m. on Tuesday, police said.
Anyone who sees the vehicle the police are looking for is asked to call the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
Vehicle overturns in Laporte Township
Daniel L. Toothman, 23, of Hughesville suffered a moderate injury in a recent motor vehicle accident in Laporte Township, Sullivan County, police said.
Toothman was driving north on U.S. Route 220 at 7:09 a.m. Wednesday when he fell asleep, police said.
Toothman's 2012 Toyota Tacoma traveled off the east side of the roadway, struck a utility pole and a rock and then overturned, state police at Laporte said.
Toothman was transported to Muncy Valley Hospital, police said.
A 53-year-old Towanda man told state police at Towanda that someone used an unknown item to damage his barn/workshop sometime between 3 p.m. Aug. 3 and 9 a.m. Aug. 10 on Burlington Turnpike, Towanda Township, and fled the scene in an unknown direction.
Officers from the Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, conducted an investigation at 2:20 a.m. Aug. 3 in Sayre, and said that one person was cited for public drunkenness as a result.
Police listed the name of Amanda Nicole Chapman, 27, of Athens.