Police, Fire & Court

Maryland man pleads to charges after girl dies of alcohol poisoning

One of the two young men charged in the alcohol-related death of a 17-year-old girl last July pleaded guilty Friday. William Anthony Danel Jr., 21, of Henderson, Maryland and Devon Myles Stevens, 22, of Pasadena, Maryland, were both charged with recklessly endangering another person and ...

Police following leads in apartment complex shooting

No victims have come forward in a shooting of two apartment buildings at Timberland Apartments at 700 W. Edwin St. shortly after 7:30 p.m. Thursday. City Police Capt. Don Mays said several detectives are tracking leads and following up with interviews. Buildings 5 and 6 were hit by bullets, ...

Woman pleads guilty to stealing from homes she was hired to clean

Cristel Lajona Smith is in successful recovery now, but still was using opiates when she was stealing from the houses she was hired to clean in 2016. Smith pleaded guilty Friday to stealing well over $30,000 worth of mostly prescription drugs and jewelry between April 2016 to earlier in 2017. ...

Shamokin motorist charged in overdose

A 41-year-old Shamokin man who overdosed in his vehicle in front of a store on East Third Street has been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, state police said. Brian T. Moroskie had his vehicle engine running when emergency medical technicians arrived at 6:08 p.m. June ...

Northway Road store burglarized

The Quick Mart at 1810 Northway Road in Loyalsock Township was burglarized about 2 a.m. Aug. 10, state police said. The burglar entered the door by damaging the front glass door with a rock, police said. Once inside, the burglar took multiple items and ran from the store.

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 1:55 a.m., disturbance, 100 block of Montgomery Street, Montgomery Borough. 8:43 a.m., harassment, 1100 block of Hancock Street, Williamsport. 9:15 ...

Police: Homeless man assaults 2 women, says he knows ‘how to kill people’

A homeless man from New Jersey who claimed to be “a doctor and who knew how to kill people” has been locked up on charges in connection with a home invasion Saturday at the Loyalsock Township residence of his ex-wife, according to state police. In addition to assaulting his ex-wife, ...

43 sentenced for various crimes in Lycoming County court

Forty-three individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Seven were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Lonnie J. Hoey Jr., 29, 949 Fonda Road, Milton, 30 to 60 days with credit for time served for possession of drug ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 6:55 a.m., burglary, 400 block of Maple Lane, Muncy Creek Township. 9:06 a.m., theft, 500 block of East Third Street, Williamsport. 9:22 a.m., hit ...

10 motorists accused of driving drunk in area

Ten people have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Amy Swartz, 50, of Danville; state police following a crash at Route 118 and Temple Road in Jordan Township on July 4; also charged ...

7 face charges in Tioga County

TIOGA — Seven people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Roger Thomas Vanness, 22, 215 A Main St., Wellsboro, faces charges of theft by unlawful taking, possession of a controlled counterfeit substance, possession ...

7 sentenced in Tioga County

WELLSBORO – The following seven individuals were recently sentenced in Tioga County courts: County Prison: • Courtney J. Marbaker, 27, of Wellsboro, 90 days, for possession with intent to deliver controlled substances. • Rebecca L. Paul, 23, of Knoxville, five days to six months and ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 2:33 a.m., theft, 300 block of Arch Street, Williamsport. 8:15 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, Route 220 and Route 287, Piatt Township. 10:40 a.m., ...

Tioga County Woman killed in car crash

MANSFIELD — A 24-year-old woman was killed last week in a one-vehicle crash on Dunkleberger Road in Tioga County’s Rutland Township, according to state police. Satiecka Christina Walker, of Mansfield, lost control of her car as she was traveling south on Dunkleberger Road about 4:40 p.m. ...

2 accused of overdosing with 9-year-old present

A 47-year-old Blossburg woman and her 29-year-old son face drug charges after both overdosed on heroin at the Sunoco A-Plus, 1601 Dewey Ave., in late June, according to Old Lycoming Township police. While Robyne Sautner overdosed and collapsed in the store’s restroom, her son, Christopher ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 1:25 a.m., burglary, 1200 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 8:08 a.m., criminal mischief, 2200 block of Linn Street, Williamsport. 10:19 a.m., ...

Man faces assault charges for 2 incidents — 1 in hospital room

Three days after assaulting his girlfriend, causing head injuries so severe she had to be admitted to a hospital, Jason Robert Houseweart arrived at the hospital intoxicated and pinned the woman against the wall of her room, state police alleged. Houseweart, 36, of 258 Sechler Drive, ...

29 motorists accused of driving drunk in county

Twenty-nine motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Cody Lee Chestnut, 26, of 181 Old Glade Run Road, Muncy; state police, on Route 442 in Muncy Creek Township on July 6; ...

18 charged in courts

Eighteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Edward P. Buongiovanni Jr., 42, of 826 McClintock Alley, Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; felony shoplifting for allegedly ...