Police Fire and Court

Police chase ends in arrest

Less than a year after being placed on state parole in Philadelphia, convicted drug dealer Antoine Maurice Larke was selling dozens of bags of heroin on the streets of Loyalsock Township, investigators with the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit alleged in court papers. Following a police ...

Watsontown fire leaves 3 homeless

WATSONTOWN — Three family members, whose Route 44 home caught fire Monday night, escaped through doors and windows as the blaze worsened, according to a local fire chief. The residents in the home at the time of the fire included husband and wife, Mark and Sunny Phillips and Mark ...

ATV crash sends 15-year-old boy to Geisinger

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-Gazette A 15-year-old Hepburn Township boy was flown to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to be treated for head injuries he suffered when he lost control of the all-terrain vehicle he was operating and crashed at Bloomingrove and Academy roads in the township about ...

Lock Haven man crashes after high-speed chase

A Lock Haven man faces charges for allegedly taking area police on a 13-mile high-speed chase earlier this month that began on the Maynard Street bridge and ended only after he crashed his 1999 Porsche Carrera near the Main Street interchange of Jersey Shore, according to South Williamsport ...

13 people charged for various crimes

Thirteen people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: * Amber R. Evano, 38, 1630 Circle Road; state police; DUI, careless driving and registration and certificate of title required at Market Street, North of ...

10 people charged

Ten people have been charged by area police with various offenses. Those charged and the police departments involve were: • Jordan A. Molino, 18, of 807 Park Ave.; city police; possession of cocaine and marijuana at High Street and Wildwood Boulevard on March 2; released on $2,500 ...

Police: Man ran meth lab out of Wellsboro hotel room

WELLSBORO — A local man faces charges of operating a meth lab out of his hotel room, according to court documents in District Judge Robert L. Repard’s office. David Lavern Heck, 34, of the Tioga County prison, also has been charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, ...

11 charged in Lycoming County

Eleven people have been charged by various police departments with crimes, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Keith Earl Ferguson, 23, of 1720 Randall Circle; the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to deliver ...

5 face various charges in Tioga County

TIOGA — Five people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Michael Benjamin Hewczuk Jr., 19, Honey Brook, faces charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a small amount of marijuana following an ...

4 sentenced in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — Four individuals recently were sentenced in Tioga County Court. Sentenced for probation were: • Billie Joe Gower, 41, of Troy, six months and a $25 fine for defiant trespass. • Donald E. Geneski, 62, of Wellsboro, six months and a $300 fine for driving under the ...

25 people sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty-five individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Aaron E. Nance, 22, Selinsgrove, nine to 36 months with credit for time served for contraband and possession with intent to ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 3:53 a.m., disturbance, 2500 block of Federal Avenue, Williamsport. 8:50 a.m., theft, Susquehanna Street and Vine Avenue, Williamsport. 8:52 a.m., ...

Woman stabbed in city, police ask public for information

A woman in her 30s was recovering from injuries she suffered in an assault in the 700 block of West Third Street about 10:30 p.m. Monday, city police said. The victim was taken by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to be treated for a four-inch laceration to the hand, a broken ...

18 people charged with various crimes in Lycoming County

Eighteen people have been charged by area police with various crimes. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Jill Kathleen Moyer, 47, of 857 1/2 Park Ave; Old Lycoming Township police; misdemeanor shoplifting and possession of drug paraphernalia after she was caught ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 9:59 a.m., trespasser, 900 block of Park Avenue, Williamsport. 12:52 p.m., trespasser, 900 block of Vine Avenue, Williamsport. 1:09 p.m., criminal ...

Woman admits to disorderly conduct charge

JERSEY SHORE — In a plea agreement before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley, Erin Ellaine Wall, 39, of 138 Hemlock Lane, Cogan Station, pleaded guilty on March 28 to a summary offense of disorderly conduct and was sentenced to two days in the Lycoming County Prison. However, Wall, who ...

13 people charged by local law enforcement

Thirteen people have been charged by area police with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Trina Marie Horn, 38, of 2262 Route 287, Jersey Shore; state police; terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment for ...

Flames engulf shed in Clinton Township

PHOTO PROVIDED Flames engulfed an old abandoned shed at the rear of 826 Pinchtown Road in Clinton Township shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday. The property owner said the shed was being dismantled into “small pieces that were tossed onto a burn pile about 20 feet from the structure,” township ...

4-vehicle crash in city injures 1

PHOTO PROVIDED No one was seriously injured in this crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon and involved a total of four vehicles, including a Ford van and a Dodge Durango that were parked in the lot of the Hillside Senior Living Community at 2725 Four Mile Drive. State police said a stopped ...

US Marshals: Texas man nabbed, sexually assaulted minor

A Texas man was taken into custody in Old Lycoming Township Friday morning on a felony charge of sexual assault on a child, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Javier Acevedo, 43, of Sonora, was nabbed without incident by a task force in the 2800 block of Lycoming Creek Road about 9:30 ...