Herbert J. Elwell, 61, of Lawrenceville, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 15, Richmond Township Oct. 8. Elwell was traveling north in a 2005 Nissan Maxima when a deer entered the roadway from the western shoulder and Elwell hit it. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Elwell was wearing a seat belt.

A 2010 Subaru Legacy was damaged in the WalMart parking lot when an unknown vehicle hit it while pulling out of a parking stall, causing damage to the drivers’ side bumper Oct. 2. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 570-662-2151.

A deer in the roadway caused a one-vehicle crash on Route 414, Liberty Township Oct. 6. A 2011 Ford F-150 XLT was traveling east when the deer entered the roadway, barely missing a vehicle traveling west and hitting the truck, causing minor front end damage. The driver was wearing a seat belt and there were no injuries reported. The truck was driven from the scene.

Multiple deer in the roadway caused a two vehicle crash on Route 660, Covington Township Sept. 27. Barbara L. Richards, 48, and one of her passengers, a 15-year-old male, suffered minor injuries in the crash, but a second passenger, a 16-year-old girl, was not injured. They were traveling south in a 2016 Ford Fusion when deer ran into the roadway from both sides. The second vehicle, a 2020 Ford F-150 SXT, operated by a 17-year old male with a 16-year-old male passenger, was also traveling south ahead of the Fusion a short distance. The driver applied the brakes, but was unable to stop before hitting the deer. Richards also braked, but also was unable to stop and hit the bicycle rack on the rear of the truck. The impact rendered the Fusion undrivable and it was towed from the scene. The truck’s rear bumper sustained minor damage. All occupants of both vehicles were wearing seat belts.

Nathan A. Brumit, 20, of Elkton, Md., suffered suspected minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Route 660, Shippen Township Sept. 26. Brumit was traveling north on a 2020 Harley-Davidson motorcycle when the bike slid on dust in the roadway and went down, sliding for about 20 feet. He was wearing a helmet.

Ganelle L. Jones, 31, of Tioga, suffered suspected serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Palmer Road, Farmington Township Aug. 11. Jones was travelling north on a 2004 Honda CRF70F when the rear tire went into the ditch causing her to lose control and turn over. Her passenger, a 6-year-old male, suffered minor injuries. Jones was transported via medical helicopter to Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, and arrested for DUI.

Isaiah X. Wood, 20, of Addison, N.Y., escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash on Route 328, Jackson Township Oct. 7 when a deer entered his lane of travel. Wood was traveling west in a 2016 Mazda 3 when he was unable to avoid hitting the deer. The impact caused moderate damage to the vehicle. Wood was wearing a seat belt.

Criminal mischief

Police are investigating an incident of criminal mischief reported by a 70-year-old male of Wellsboro. The incident occurred between Sept. 5 and Sept. 21 as an unknown person threw beer bottles ad cans at several “Trump” signs on the property on Cherry Flats Road, Charleston Township, damaging the victim’s lawn and the signs. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at Mansfield at 570-662-2151

Police are looking for whoever damaged a dog lead at a residence on Dug Road, Deerfield Township Sept. 3. Police said the lead was valued at $200.

Found property

Police are looking for the owner of a 22” x 16” x 16” safe that was found in Tioga Township Sept. 1. Anyone with information or thinks the safe is their property should call state police at 570-662-2151.


Two men, aged 41 and 48, both of Millerton, were arrested for harassment following a fight on Bailey Creek Road, Rutland Township, Oct. 2. Charges are pending in district court.

Theft by deception

A 19-year-old female of Mansfield reported a theft to police on Sept. 10. The incident occurred as an unknown individual gained unauthorized access to the victim’s online account on a retail clothing website and initiated purchase of clothing items valued at $190 using the victim’s debit card number. The transaction was observed by the victim and the order was immediately cancelled. The investigation is ongoing.