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Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY: 6:37 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, corner of Northway Road and South Route 220, Woodward Township. 7:46 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, 600 block ...

Man arrested after seeking sex from FBI agent posing as minor

In dozens of conversations with whom he believed was a 13-year-old girl, convicted sex offender Joel Kiessling made numerous inappropriate sexual remarks and even sent her a photo electronically of his private parts, city police alleged in court papers. The conversations began in late July ...

23 face charges in Lycoming County

Twenty-two people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Kyle Horn, 27, of State College; city police; felony theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly having in his possession a ...

23 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty-three individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Five were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Christina A. Butwill, 34, 619 First Ave., 45 to 90 days for furnishing drug free urine. • Solomon N. Lawrence, 31, Lycoming ...

Driver in crash on Grimesville Road identified

The driver injured in the one-vehicle vehicle on Grimesville Road in the city on Oct. 5 was Robert Dewire, 30, of 680 Second Ave., city police confirmed on Thursday. He was trapped in his van for nearly 50 minutes after crashing into a tree, just north of Fox Hollow Road. He was reported in ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY: 12:04 a.m., harassment by communications, 1500 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 7:37 a.m., disturbance, 1600 block of Randall Circle, ...

Police: Teen flips car after hot coffee spill

The teenage driver of this Suzuki lost control of the car when she accidentally spilled coffee as she was pulling out of a business in the 1900 of East Third Street about 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to investigators. State police did not release her name because she was under 18. She was not ...

Body of 84-year-old lost hunter found in Sullivan County

LOPEZ — The 84-year-old Luzerne County hunter missing since last week was found dead late Monday afternoon in some dense woods by a search team, according to Sullivan County Coroner Wendy Hastings. The death of Walter Booth, of Courtdale, has been ruled “accidental,” adding that the man ...

15 charged with various crimes in Lycoming County

Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Larry Willits Jr., 52, of 2273 Mosser Ave.; city police; manufacturing of marijuana for allegedly growing nine marijuana plants in his ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY: 12:26 a.m., disturbance, 100 block of Boak Avenue, Wolf Township. 6:57 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, 400 block of Alexander Drive, Brady ...

Police: Van crashes crashes into building

Minutes after rear-ending another vehicle in the 3700 block of Lycoming Creek Road in Lycoming Township just before 7 p.m. Monday, the 55-year-old Old Lycoming Township driver of the van shown plowed into the offices of Allison Crane and Rigging at 2817 Lycoming Creek Road causing extensive ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: SUNDAY: 12:25 a.m., criminal mischief, 2000 block of Trenton Avenue, Williamsport. 12:52 a.m., theft, corner of Park Street and Vine Avenue, ...

Missing Luzerne County man spurs extensive search; still no sign

LOPEZ — Where is Walter Booth? After five exhausting days, search teams have had no luck finding the 84-year-old avid outdoorsman who went out hunting alone on Tuesday afternoon in tough terrain near here, an area he is very well familiar with, according to John Yonkin, one of those leading ...

Brief pursuit ends in alleged drug dealer’s arrest

A motorist driving without his headlights on at night led to the arrest of a Philadelphia drug dealer, who was so unruly that city police officers had to literally carry him into police headquarters to be processed, according to court records. Arrested was Jabril Ivy, 30, whose Kia sedan was ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: SATURDAY: 12:29 a.m., theft, corner of Park Street and Vine Avenue, Williamsport. 1:31 a.m., trespasser, 30 block of West Third Street, Williamsport. 1:51 ...

2 injured in stabbing assault in city

Emergency responders move an injured man hurt in an assault to a waiting ambulance on Basin Street, just south of East Third Street, where city police were called to investigate a stabbing about 7:20 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they learned that there were two male assault victims, one ...

Man seriously injured in crash on Grimesville Road

City and Old Lycoming Township firefighters work to free a driver who was pinned inside this crashed van for nearly 45 minutes after it slammed into a tree on Grimesville Road, just north of Fox Hollow Road, about 12:15 a.m. Friday. After he was extricated, the driver, whose identity was not ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 12:38 a.m., harassment by communications, 1100 block of Northway Road, Loyalsock Township. 12:43 a.m., disturbance, 30 block of West Third Street, ...

17 people sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Seventeen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Henry A. Blackman, 41, 270 West Fourth St., 27 to 60 months with credit for time served for possession with intent to ...