Two men were charged with theft of several road signs belonging to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania following an investigation July 8. Christopher Bartoo, 22, of Ulysses and Hunter Inzana, 21 of Genesee were both charged with theft and receiving stolen property for taking the signs in Ulysses Township. Stolen and later recovered at 7 West Locust Street, Coudersport were a green road sign, a yellow and black one lane bridge sign, the Fry Road sign, a blue and white Hector Township sign, a yellow and black one lane bridge sign, gray tube poles for the road signs, a red stop sign, a green road sign with white lettering, a white and black 45 mph speed limit sign and a green road sign with white lettering. Total value of signs taken was $1,000.

A 66-year-old Shinglehouse man was the victim of theft by deception when someone obtained his bank account information via an online scam. The investigation is continuing.

A 50-year-old Roulette man was the victim of theft when an unknown man came into the Mill Stream Inn looking for a female. The man was told to leave, and he went to the breakfast buffet in the dining room and took two granola bars. He also drank a glass of orange juice set out for guests. He then left. The investigation is ongoing. The value of the stolen items was $4.


Robert P. Admire, 57, of Catawissa escaped injury in a motorcycle crash on Coudersport Pike, Brown Township, Lycoming County July 18. Admire was traveling south on Route 44 with 53-year-old Marie Elaine Admire, also of Catawissa on the back of the 2009 Yamaha Raider when Marie Admire suffered a medical emergency and lost consiousness, causing her to fall from the motorcycle. She was injured when she hit the asphalt. She was transported to Williamsport Hospital by Kettle Creek Ambulance for treatment of her injuries.

Criminal mischief

A 67-year-old female of Coudersport reported that someone had used her riding lawnmower and damaged it on July 17. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 814-274-8690.