Police, Fire & Court

Heroin dealer operating in city, surrounding area sentenced

A federal judge described a heroin dealer he sentenced Wednesday to 3 1/2 years in prison as a “mystery” because he was intellectual and capable of so much more. Shawn A. Gambrell, 28, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison by U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. ...

4 sentenced to Tioga County Court

WELLSBORO — Four individuals recently were sentenced in Tioga County Court, according to court records. Sentenced to County Prison was: • Corey D. Wheatcraft, of Tioga, 145 days to 24 months less a day for endangering the welfare of a child. Sentenced to probation • Edward J. Gee, ...

7 face charges in Tioga County

MANSFIELD — Seven people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Kyle Mark Troiano, 22, of Lake Ariel, and Tyler Joseph Makoski, 21, of Bernville, both face charges of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 12:24 a.m., shots fired, 2300 block of Route 405, Muncy Creek Township. 12:27 a.m., disturbance, 200 block of East Water Street, Muncy Creek ...

Man guilty of 15 charges for assaulting 2 minors

A jury found a man from Jersey Shore guilty in Lycoming County Court Tuesday of over a dozen charges he received for molesting two female minors from between 2001 to 2008. Nathan Edward Shaffer, 32, formerly of 119 1/2 N. Broad St., was charged in 2014 with multiple counts of child rape, ...

Charges are filed against 11

Eleven people have been charged with various criminal charges, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Stanley Erik Wheeler, 54, of 1195 Rose Valley Road, Cogan Station; aggravated assault, driving under the influence of intoxicants and related ...

Theft, receiving stolen property charges are withdrawn for 2

Old Lycoming Township police withdrew charges of theft and receiving stolen property against Chelsea Rose Harding, of 170 Pinecrest Drive, after the 25-year-old woman paid restitution of $400 to the alleged victim. Police had charged Harding with allegedly taking money from a home at 2260 ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 12:52 a.m., disorderly conduct, 400 block of Lycoming Street, Williamsport. 8:21 a.m., disturbance, 300 block of Campbell Street, Williamsport. 8:41 ...

Man pleads guilty to hit-and-run

Richard Earl Piger III pleaded guilty Friday to charges filed against him after he hit a motorcyclist and left the scene on Oct. 19, 2016. Piger, 34, of 148 Alexis Drive in Loyalsock Township, pleaded guilty to an crash involving injury or death and reckless endangerment of another person for ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: Friday 2:09 a.m., shoplifter, 1000 block of North Loyalsock Avenue, Montoursville. 8:19 a.m., disturbance, 600 block of Trenton Place Williamsport. 8:34 ...

31 motorists charged locally with drunken driving

Thirty-one motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Marley Lynn Elkins, 29, of Newfield, New York; state police on Route 220 at Reach Road in ...

NJ woman charged with allegedly selling her newborn baby

A city woman with New Jersey roots was arrested Thursday on charges of allegedly selling her newborn baby for $1,700, according to Lycoming County Chief Detective William Weber. In addition to the misdemeanor charge of dealing in infant children, Keanaendigo M. James, 22, formerly of the 800 ...

3 from area charged with various offenses

Three people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Harley James Zeigler, 29, of 804 Jobs Run Road, Jersey Shore; South Williamsport police; providing false information on a federal document ...

31 motorists charged locally with drunken driving

Thirty-one motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Marley Lynn Elkins, 29, of Newfield, New York; state police on Route 220 at Reach Road in ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 12:24 a.m., intoxicated person, 100 block of Bridge Street, Jersey Shore Borough. 3:38 a.m., intoxicated person, 200 block of West Fourth Street, ...

3 from area charged with various offenses

Three people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Harley James Zeigler, 29, of 804 Jobs Run Road, Jersey Shore; South Williamsport police; providing false information on a federal document ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 12:24 a.m., intoxicated person, 100 block of Bridge Street, Jersey Shore Borough. 3:38 a.m., intoxicated person, 200 block of West Fourth Street, ...

15 face charges for drug-related crimes

Fifteen people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • David Aldophus Seward, 43, of 507 Rural Ave.; state police; possession with intent to deliver heroin and related offenses for his alleged ...

19 sentenced in Lycoming County

Nineteen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Four were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Antoine Slater, state prison, 12 to 24 months for escape. • Marvin D. Young, 24, county prison, 12 to 24 months with credit ...

5 people accused of assortment of crimes

Five people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Zeppelin J. Zeigler, 30, of 512 W. Second Ave., South Williamsport; state police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly assaulting ...