Candice A. Cleveland, 72, of Mansfield, and Kim R. Schmouder, 48, of Morris, suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash on South Main Street, Richmond Township on Oct. 1.

Cleveland was entering South Main Street from the parking l

ot of Blaise Alexander Motors, 2558 South Main Street to travel north in a 2017 Toyota Rav 4 when she drove into the southbound lane into the path of a 2018 Chevy Equinox operated by Schmouder. The two vehicles collided and the Equinox spun around and off the western edge of the road. The Rav 4 also spun around and crossed into the northbound lane, where it came to a stop. Both drivers and two passengers in the Equinox were transported to Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro for treatment of their injuries. Passengers were Sharon J. Wilson, 68, of Liberty, and Delaney S. Schmouder, 19, of Morris. They both had minor injuries. No one in the Equinox was wearing a seat belt.

Moya J. Chalmers, 68, of Galeton, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 660, Delmar Township, Sept. 29. Chalmers was traveling east in a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee negotiating a right hand curve. The front left tire became detached from the axle due to the lug nuts stripping off the studs. The tire hit the wheel area causing moderate damage to the front left quarter panel and wheel well. Chalmers was able to bring the vehicle to a controlled stop in a private driveway. She was wearing her seat belt.

John W. Woodward, 57, of Elkland, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 15, Lewis Township, Lycoming County. Woodward was traveling south in a 2013 Suzuki GX4 when he lost control of the car on the wet roadway, while negotiating a right hand curve. He crossed the right travel lane and drove off the roadway, hitting an embankment with the right side and then turned over. He was using an unknown type of restraint.

James O. Eck, 21, of Trout Run, Patricia S. Shaffer, 77, of Canton and Carol H. Morgan, 79, of Canton, all escaped injury in a two-vehicle crash on Route 14, Union Township Oct. 4. Elk and Shaffer were traveling south, Eck in a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado and Shaffer in a 2018 Jeep Compass. According to police, Eck attempted to pass Shaffer and multiple other vehicles in a passing zone, and hit Shaffer’s Jeep as she attempted to turn left onto Wheel-Inn Lane. The Silverado drove off the roadway and into a ditch, causing disabling damage. The Jeep was pushed off the roadway into a grassy field, sustaining disabling damage. Eck was not wearing his seatbelt, but Shaffer and her passenger were. Eck was cited for violating limitations for overtaking on the left, careless driving, failing to drive on roadways laned for traffic and no insurance. He was issued a warning for not wearing a restraint system. Canton EMS responded to the scene.

Megan A. Wing, 32, of Blossburg, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 14, Union Township Oct. 4. Wing was traveling south in a 2019 VW Atlas when a deer entered the roadway and she could not avoid hitting it. The vehicle sustained disabling damage. Wing was wearing a seat belt. She was issued a warning for speeding.

Drake A. Maracle, 29, of Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, was injured when his rig rolled onto its right side on the Route 15 northbound entrance ramp at Liberty Oct. 8. Maracle was turning off Route 414 in a 2013 Western Star CNV when the trailer rolled to the right and onto its right side on the paved berm of the ramp. Maracle was wearing a seat belt. he was cited for speeding.

One person was hospitalized following a four-vehicle crash on Route 6, Charleston Township Tuesday, Oct. 15. Joseph R. Boyce, 32, was traveling east in a 2005 Ford F-150XLT on Route 6 and three other vehicles were stopped alongside the road. Boyce's truck rear-ended the 2013 Ford Explorer, which rear-ended the 2017 Nissan Rogue, which rear-ended the2015 Chrysler Town and Country. Boyce was traveling at approximately 25 mph when the collision occurred. The driver of the Rogue, Patricia A. Cummings, 61, of Mansfield, was transported to Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, for chest pain, police said. All operators were wearing seat belts and no other injuries were reported, police said.


An 18-year-old Mainesburg woman was the victim of theft when someone took gasoline from her 2011 Ford Escape while it was parked on Main Street, Lawrenceville, Aug. 17, and fled in a dark colored SUV that had been parked a short distance away from her vehicle. Stolen was $17 worth of fuel.


State police are investigating an incident that occurred at the Acorn Market, Tioga Aug. 21. Someone in a tan four-door sedan entered the store and attempted to pay for goods with a fake $100 bill.

The bill was recognized as fake by the cashier and the suspect fled the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Mansfield.