2015-12-10 / Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Charges Filed In DUI, Hit-And-Run Accident

Charges have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott in connection with a hit-and-run accident that allegedly involved driving under the influence. Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg reported Alfred Clifford Sebring, 27, McConnellsburg, was charged after his northbound vehicle travelled off Great Cove Road on November 2 and struck a small embankment. The vehicle then struck a culvert and overturned. Sebring, state police said, fled the 3 a.m. crash scene in Ayr Township until his vehicle became disabled 1.4 miles away. Sebring was subsequently located and arrested for suspicion of drunk driving.

DUI Charges To Be Filed

Charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and various traffic violations will be filed through the office of Magisterial District Judge Devin Horne against 25-yearold McConnellsburg resident Adam Doyle. Charges stem from a single-vehicle accident along Patterson Run Road on December 6, state police in McConnellsburg reported.

Doyle, police said, was travelling northbound at a high rate of speed when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve in the Licking Creek Township roadway. Doyle’s 2001 Ford F250 struck an embankment and a tree. Doyle was not wearing a seat belt. He suffered major injuries and was transported to Fulton County Medical Center for treatment.

State police were assisted on the 1:57 a.m. scene by Mc- Connellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. and EMS as well as Remsburg Towing.

Vehicle Rear-Ended

A 1988 GMC 1500 driven by Ronald E. Pine, 61, Mercersburg, was rear-ended by a 1994 Ford Mustang operated by Shawn A. Keebaugh, 23, Harrisonville, on November 30 along Buchanan Trail, state police reported. Pine, who was heading eastbound, was stopped for traffic when his vehicle was struck at 3 p.m.

Keebaugh, police said, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Fulton County Medical Center via Mc- Connellsburg ambulance. Pine and his passenger, a 13- year-old male from Waynesboro, were not injured. All three individuals were wearing a seat belt. Keebaugh will be cited by state police for driving too fast for roadway conditions.

Nails Scattered

For several weeks leading up to December 3, nails have been scattered across Texas Eastern Drive near Cito Road, Ayr Township, according to state police. Anyone having further information pertinent to this case should call state police Trooper Remeikas at 717-485-3131.

Driver Charged In Accident

A Seven Fields, Pa., woman faces charges of failure to drive on roadways laned for traffic following a single-vehicle accident along Lincoln Highway last Wednesday afternoon. According to state police, the 4:10 p.m. accident just east of the intersection of Jerry Road occurred when 21-yearold Jordyn L. Brimmeier was travelling too fast for the wet roadway conditions. Brimmeier lost control of her eastbound 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe, which spun around and slid backwards into a ditch.

Brimmeier was wearing a seat belt and escaped injury. Her vehicle sustained disabling damage to its right rear wheel and was removed from the scene by Interstate Towing. State police were also assisted on the scene by officials from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Driver Injured In Accident

A Hancock, Md., man was transported to Fulton County Medical Center for treatment of major injuries sus- tained in an accident along Great Cove Road last Tuesday .

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg reported 58-year- old Kevin Leroy Weller was injured when his southbound 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 drifted off the roadway just east of the intersection of Sheepskin Hollow Road and into a field. The truck reportedly travelled approximately 200 yards before striking a culvert ditch. Weller was not wearing a seat belt, said police, who are continuing to investigate the incident.

The truck was removed from the Dublin Township accident scene by Lilley’s Towing. State police were also assisted on the scene by members of the Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co.

Two Vehicles Collide In Bethel

Two vehicles collided along Great Cove Road last Wednesday just north of the intersection of Bethel Church Road, state police in McConnellsburg reported. A southbound 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier had slowed for another vehicle attempting to make a left-hand turn at 7:50 a.m. when it was struck in the front left side by a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am, according to state police reports. The Pontiac was reportedly travelling at a high rate of speed and when it attempted to slow down slid on the wet roadway. Neither driver was identified by state police, who noted there were no injuries. The driver of the Pontiac will be cited for driving a vehicle at unsafe speeds.

Police Investigate Hit-And-Run

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated a hit-and-run accident along Lincoln Highway on November 27 just west of the intersection of Pump Station Road. Reports indicate Jordan M. Pason, 23, of Woodbury lost control of an eastbound 1994 Dodge Shadow, which travelled onto the berm and struck a ditch. Pason allegedly left the 7:30 a.m. accident scene but was later transported to UMPC Bedford Memorial for treatment of major injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt when the accident occurred. He will be cited for driving too fast for roadway conditions and other traffic summaries.

Two Uninjured In Union Township Accident

Two individuals escaped injury during a collision along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 on November 28, state police in McConnellsburg reported.

Thirty-three-year-old Barbara L. Beach of Polk, Pa., struck an unknown object, causing her 2009 BMW 3281 to become disabled. Beach pulled the vehicle onto the berm. She was not injured in the 6:15 p.m. accident nor was her passenger, 42-yearold Shawn Talley of Columbia, Md. Both individuals were wearing a seat belt.

Mischief Reported

A 35-year-old Warfordsburg man reported to state police investigators the straps of his tree stand were cut between November 21 and 30. The tree stand was located along Forrestdale Road, Licking Creek Township. Anyone having further information pertinent to this case of mischief should call state police Trooper Hollibaugh at 717-485-3131.

DUI Charges Filed

Charges of driving under the influence have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Wendy Mellott against 45-year-old McConnellsburg resident James William Rauch, state police said. Rauch was stopped by troopers at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road and Lincoln Way West on October 31 for traffic violations. During the 8:52 p.m. stop, police allege Rauch was driving under the influence of alcohol.

Cabinet Stolen

A cabinet located behind PAWS for Hope at 232 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg, was stolen during the overnight hours, November 30, state police said. Anyone having further information pertinent to this case should call state police Trooper Hughes at 717-485-3131.

Driver Cited Following Crash

A Needmore man was cited for failure to drive on the right side of the roadway following a single-vehicle accident along Breezewood Road Sunday.

According to Pennsylvania State Police in Bedford, 50-year-old Allen R. Knable failed to negotiate a left-hand curve in the roadway just south of the intersection of Lighthouse Road. Knable’s southbound 2000 Ford Focus struck a guiderail on the eastern berm and then crossed the East Providence Township roadway and struck with an embankment on the western berm. Knable was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

State police were assisted on the 12:05 p.m. accident scene by Interstate Towing.

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