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Drunken man jailed on charges following gun incident

While in an intoxicated state, Old Lycoming Township resident Todd Leta illegally entered another man’s home on West Fourth Street late Monday night and threatened him with a handgun, city police alleged in court documents. Leta, 50, of 1695 Spring Run Road, entered Karl Matz’s residence ...

Homeless man jailed following disturbance

A homeless man was locked up on attempted robbery and related charges after he lunged over a counter at a clerk and attempted to grab her at the Turkey Hill on Euclid Avenue in DuBoistown, state police alleged in court papers. Upset that the clerk would not give him three packs of cigarettes ...

Man arrested for allegedly attacking female paramedic in an ambulance

A city man has been jailed for savagely attacking a female paramedic who was trying to treat him in the back of an ambulance, city police alleged. While on a stretcher, Orlando Wilford, 47, of 1324 W. Third St., suddenly “lunged at the paramedic, grabbed her by the hair and began to claw ...

South Side man charged for DUI twice in six weeks

Six weeks after he crashed his motorcycle while allegedly drunk in South Williamsport, Stephen Tidwell was arrested yet again by borough police for DUI, according to court records filed at the office of District Judge Gary Whiteman. The 34-year-old cyclist left the crash scene after he upset ...

17 people sentenced in Lycoming County courts

Seventeen people have been sentenced for various offenses in Lycoming County. They are: • Marcquel Olsen, 20, of 812 Wyoming St., 5.5 to 15 years in state prison, a $5,005 fine, a drug and alcohol assessment, and 300 hours of community service for burglary, criminal trespass, robbery with a ...

Drivers hurt in two separate accidents in Cogan House Twp

TROUT RUN — Kevin Nicholson, 51, of Medina, New York, was treated at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center for injuries he suffered when he lost control of his tractor-trailer truck that overturned on Route 15, just south of Route 184, in Cogan House Township about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, ...

Felony theft charges land Union County man in jail

HUGHESVILLE — After crashing a car he stole from the parking lot of the T.J. Market at 49 N. Railroad St., Daniel Culp attempted to get into a moving vehicle as he was fleeing from a state trooper, investigators alleged in court papers. As Culp was attempting to force his way into the back ...

Plea deals among matters handled by 2 district judges

JERSEY SHORE — In a plea agreement before District Judge Jerry Lepley, Nathan Harman, 28, of 1312 1/2 Allegheny St., pled guilty to a summary charge of criminal trespassing after the Tiadaghton Valley Regional police withdrew charges of terroristic threats, simple assault and ...

Alleged serial burglar held on all charges

A suspected serial burglar was held on all counts Wednesday after an alleged accomplice provided testimony. Ronald R. Shoop Jr., 30, of Jersey Shore, is accused of burglarizing as many as six homes in October 2016, though the alleged co-conspirator said it could be more, according to ...

14 sentenced for various offenses in Lycoming County

Fourteen people have been sentenced for various offenses in Lycoming County. They are: • Russel S. Bailey, 56, 324 to 729 days in county prison for aggravated assault • George A. Warner, 33, of 304 Bitter Hill Road, Muncy, six months of intermediate punishment, a $325 fine, DUI ...

School-aged girls accused of ‘terrorizing’ city woman

An elderly woman on Memorial Avenue feels trapped inside her home because she is being “terrorized” by a group of three school-aged girls. “They have thrown rocks on my porch. They have torn up the fencing around my garden. They have knocked over chairs in my yard,” said the woman, ...

DUI checkpoint leads to arrests

Area law enforcement officers trying to stop drivers who were intoxicated this weekend checked 575 vehicles that passed through check points, officials said. Over the past weekend, the Lycoming County DUI Enforcement Team conducted a DUI Checkpoint in the area, said Old Lycoming Township ...

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by truck

A 22-year-old woman was hospitalized with serious head and lower body injuries she suffered when she was struck by a large service truck in front of her home in the 2300 block of Lycoming Creek Road just before 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to Old Lycoming Township Police Chief Joseph Hope. Kylie ...

Loaded firearm spotted in man’s carry-on bag at airport

A Cogan Station man was stopped by a Transportation Security Administration officer when a 0.25 caliber handgun loaded with five bullets, including one in the chamber, was found in the man’s carry-on bag at Williamsport Regional Airport Saturday. When the officer saw the gun in the ...

16 people charged for various alleged crimes

Sixteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Michael Steinruck, 21, and Dante Marra, 23, both of 149 Snaurytown Road, Montgomery; the local chapter of the Society for the ...

Firefighters called to small cabin fire

JERSEY MILLS - Volunteer firefighters responded to a small smoky fire that broke out in a cabin at Route 414 and Walnut Street about 7 p.m. Saturday. Reports from the scene indicated there was smoke throughout the first floor when firefighters arrived. The fire was extinguished by 7:30 p.m. ...

20-year-old sentenced in assault, robbery

A 20-year-old Williamsport man, found guilty of the January 2018 robbery and assault of a neighbor in his own home, was sentenced to 5 1/2 to 14 years in state prison Thursday. Marcquel J. Olsen, of 812 Wyoming St., was granted entrance into Lloyd Seagraves’ home, at 719 Wyoming St. ...

32 charged with various criminal offenses

Thirty-two people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Nathan Harman, 28, of 1312 1/2 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; terroristic threats, simple assault ...

26 people sentenced in Lycoming County Courts

Twenty-six people have been sentenced recently in Lycoming County court. Those individuals’ names, offenses and sentences are: • Kahill Brooker, of 722 Fourth Ave., 36 months of intermediate punishment, a drug and alcohol assessment, $1,500 fine and 50 hours of community service for DUI. ...

2 alleged drug dealers jailed after vehicle pursuit

As motorist Kenneth Bonaparte attempted to elude being captured by police early Wednesday afternoon, his passenger, Adrian-Michael Harry, suddenly threw “a large black eyeglass case” out a window that landed in a yard at Campbell Street and Park Place in the city, according to an ...