Muncy Police Blotter (2/19/09)
A crash occurred in Lycoming County on Jan. 30, 2009 involving Adam Morehart. As Morehart was traveling westbound on SR 118, he lost control of his car on the slush-covered roadway and struck an embankment. He was wearing a seat belt. No injuries sustained.
A crash occurred in Lycoming County on Jan. 20, 2009 involving Mark Hassinger, who was traveling east on SR 405 and failed to negotiate a left curve. He traveled across the westbound lane and struck a utility pole on the other side of the road. He was arrested for DUI.
A crash occurred on Hwy. 220 in Shrewsbury Township involving Marie Crocker of Muncy, who was traveling north on 220. As Crocker approached a right hand curve in the roadway, she continued to travel straight off the roadway, the front of her car striking a tree off the west berm. Moderate injuries were sustained.
A crash occurred in Wolf Township on Hwy. 220 north of Beaver Lake Road. Susan Hetrich, who was traveling north on 220, left the right side of the road way and struck a utility pole on the right side of 220. Minor injuries were sustained.
On Jan. 27, 2009 Robert A. Bitler, Jr., Montgomery, was observed driving erratically as he left Muncy Borough by Muncy PD officer. Because of his driving, Muncy PD stopped Bitler and contacted PSP. Bitler was placed under arrest for DUI and transported for blood, which he refused. He was taken to Lycoming County Prison on a Bench Warrant.
A crash occurred on Jan. 26, 2009 involving William Campbell of Hughesville. Campbell lost control on a patch of ice while traveling in the eastbound lane of SR 118. Campbell travelled off the side of the roadway and went down an embankment before the striking a tree. Minor injury sustained.