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None injured in tractor-trailer accident

A New Jersey truck driver escaped injury when this tractor-trailer, loaded with 53,000 pounds of lumber, overturned where Market Street merges with Route 15 South in South Williamsport about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, according to borough police. Marvin Tillman managed to climb out of his cab on his ...

Volunteer fire chief charged with allegedly making threat

MONTGOMERY - Long-time Clinton Township Fire Chief Todd Winder faces charges for allegedly threatening an employee at the township building by telling her “I could burn the place down and shoot everyone,” according to state police. Winder, 49, of McNett Road, has been charged with ...

1 injured in accident

A woman riding in a Subaru Outback was taken to the nearby UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center to be treated for injuries she suffered when the vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Campbell Street, just north of High Street, at noon on Tuesday, city police said. The man ...

Workplace-accident victim’s name released

PENNSDALE – The Economy Locker Storage Co. employee killed Monday morning when she accidentally fell into a large hopper of an industrial meat grinder was Jill Greninger, 35, of Williamsport, according to Lycoming County Coroner Charles E. Kiessling Jr. The accident was reported about 11:40 ...

10 people charged with various criminal offenses

Ten people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Max Newman Jr., 36, and Arlene Knowlton, 38, both of 138 Mechanic St., Muncy; Muncy police; possession with intent to deliver 424 ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY 2:19 a.m., theft, 2300 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 7:30 a.m., harassment, 400 block of Wilson Street, Williamsport. 9:52 a.m., ...

Police withhold identity of man killed in trench collapse

Honoring the family’s request for privacy, state police said Saturday night investigators will not release the identity of the 65-year-old man who died Friday morning in a trench collapse at his home in the 100 block of Mountain Springs Lane, just off of Route 654, in Bastress ...

Accident leaves 2 injured

A volunteer firefighter sweeps crash debris on Route 15 following a three-vehicle accident that occurred about a half mile south of South Williamsport at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The drivers of two cars that collided were injured. The man driving the demolished Toyota Corolla shown in the background ...

City man denied bail after allegedly pointing loaded handgun at woman

Convicted felon Jesse Tillison has been locked up on assault and firearm charges after he allegedly pointed a loaded handgun at a woman and threatened to shoot her in the city apartment the two share, according to city police. Tillison, 29, of 705 Hepburn St., tried to flee the apartment ...

22 people sentenced in Lycoming County

Twenty-two people were recently sentenced in Lycoming County Court. Six were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Burton R. Farr, 48, of State Correctional Institution Coal Township, seven to 24 months for theft by deception. • Dominic J. McLaurin, 28, of State Correctional ...

Sullivan County man faces charges for allegedly molesting two girls

LAIRDSVILLE – A 69-year-old Sullivan County man was charged this week with more than 100 felony offenses for allegedly molesting two girls under 12 during a nearly four-year period, according to state police. John Irwin Sr., of 88 Benders Road, Muncy Valley, surrendered Monday at the office ...

Woman arrested after allegedly stealing pickup

MUNCY – After allegedly stealing a pickup truck from the lot of Muncy Homes Inc. on Route 442 late Monday night, Tiffany Fox, 29, was taken in custody the following morning when she was found sitting in the vehicle not far from the business, according to state police. While under the ...

6 people charged in Lycoming County

Six People have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: •Matt D. Bixler, 27, of 136 W. Water St., Muncy; Hughesville police; Alleged criminal mischief, flight to avoid apprehension, resisting ...

One injured in accident

One man was taken to UPMC Susquehanna at Williamsport for a high heart rate and elbow injury after he drove his Subaru Outback into a telecommunication pole and tree at around 2:20 p.m., Saturday. Traffic was reduced to one lane for about 30 minutes at the scene — 40 feet away from the ...

Police: Man fires missing shot after hit-and-run

After hitting a man with his car on Robbin Road, just off of Warrensville Road, on Sunday afternoon, the driver fired a single shot at the pedestrian – but missed him – before fleeing the scene, according to state police. The pedestrian was not seriously hurt and declined treatment ...

Three-vehicle crash leaves one injured

A three-vehicle crash occurred at Fourth and Market streets about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday as the young driver of the Toyota Avalon at left was experiencing a medical emergency, city police said. The driver was heading north on Market Street when his car and the Ford Fusion at right collided, police ...

Two motorists killed in separate crashes

WATERVILLE – For the second time in three days, a motorist was killed in a crash on Little Pine Creek Road in Cummings Township, state police said Tuesday morning. Michael Conway, 40, of Dushore, died Sunday night at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, while undergoing emergency surgery for ...

Head-on crash sends 3 to hospital

Three people were hurt – including a man who suffered serious head injuries – in a violent two-vehicle head-on collision Friday night in the 1600 block of Northway Road Extension in Loyalsock Township, according to state police. Andrew Watson, 31, of nearby Poco Farm Road, lost control of ...

One injured in single-car crash

Old Lycoming Township police and Hepburn Township volunteer firefighters responded to an accident in the 1700 block of Quaker Hill Road in Hepburn Township, where a car driven by Christopher Thomas, 24, of 3198 Northway Road, slammed into a tree about 4:20 p.m. Saturday. Thomas left the ...

Motorist crashes, dies early Friday

WATERVILLE – A 47-year-old man from western part of the state was killed early Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Little Pine Creek Road, about five miles north of here, according to state police. Brian Roberts, 47, of Carmichaels, Greene County, was pronounced dead at the scene ...