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9 people are sentenced in Tioga County Court

WELLSBORO - Nine people were sentenced in Tioga County Court on Monday.Sentenced to Intermediate Punishment was: William J. Pope, 56, of Painted Post, New York, six months for driving under the influence of intoxicants, phase one (jail time) complete, six months probation, $1,000 fine and 30 ...

2 are facing DUI charges

WELLSBORO - Two individuals face criminal charges in district court in Tioga County for allegedly driving under the influence of intoxicants.They either will appear or already have appeared before Wellsboro District Judge Rob Repard.They are: Michael S. Hockenberry, 20, of 144 Marsh Creek Road, ...

Divorces granted

udges in Lycoming County recently granted the following divorces:Renee Cerney and Todd CerneyCotler Dabney and Stacie DabneyMelissa Ogden and Robert OgdenVirgil R. Fowler and Dana L. FowlerKelsey Kerwell and Ryan KerwellJoseph Velez and Deanna VelezDannette N. Hanner and William T. ...

Teen accused of drunkenly driving, crashing stolen car

A teenager who took city police on a brief high-speed pursuit late Monday night was taken into custody shortly after the stolen Ford Taurus he was driving struck a tree and overturned on High Street, just east of Oliver Street, according to court records.Garrett Joseph McCloskey, who turned 19 ...

Man charged with reckless endangerment in shooting

Alleged drug activity by 32-year-old parolee Keith K. Freeman Jr. resulted in creating a dangerous and "reckless" environment at his Brandon Avenue home that resulted in the shooting death of his aunt, Carolyn Barr, outside the home in mid-October, according to city police Agent Trent ...

2 vehicles collide in city

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-GazetteCity Patrolman Donald Barrett investigates a crash in which this Jeep Liberty, driven by Nicole Caputo, 35, of Williamsport, overturned after police said it and a car driven by Donald Karaffa, of Loyalsock Township, collided at Mulberry Street and Washington ...

Police: 6 hurt in fight at juvenile facility

EMLENTON (AP) - Six people were injured in a large fight at a juvenile detention and treatment center that was the scene of a riot a few weeks ago, authorities said.Police in Butler County said troopers from three barracks, as well as two Emlenton officers, were called to Mid Atlantic Youth ...

Police: Brake light leads to finding stolen gun, drugs

An alert city patrolman stopped a car with its brake light out Friday. A check of the car's trunk revealed an alleged stolen handgun from a shop in Elizabethtown and criminal charges levied against two men and a woman from the Baltimore, Maryland area who were inside the car.Tydric Leon ...

Man allegedly threatens caseworkers, cops

LINDEN - A man faces assault charges after threatening to shoot Children and Youth Services workers for trying to take custody of his girlfriend's child on Wednesday, state police alleged in an affidavit.Joshua Edward Harer, 25, of 55 Harvest Moon Park, Linden, is locked up on $50,000 bail for ...

Area police charge 10 individuals with DUI

Ten people have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or a controlled substance.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Bruce L. Glossner, 26, of Linden; state police on Route 220, South Woodward Township; also charged with careless driving with a suspended ...

4 people are charged with various drug-related offenses

Four people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Jeffrey Ralph Weaver, 37, of 672 W. Third St., Lock Haven; Lycoming County Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession of heroin, two 50mg Tramadol pills and ...

Around the State

Authorities: Body found chained in pond is that of pre-K teacherPOTTSTOWN (AP) - Authorities have identified the woman found tied to a cinder block in a popular swimming hole near Philadelphia as a pre-K teacher.The Chester County District Attorney's office said 24-year-old Ryan Stevyn ...

Police: Motorist with suspended license caused wreck

HUGHESVILLE - A motorist with a suspended license faces charges after he caused a two-vehicle accident that seriously injured the other driver, according to state police.Truber Scot Moore, 27, whose last known address was of the 100 block of North Main Street, has been charged with felony ...

2, in separate cases, accused of stealing from employers

PENNSDALE - Two men in separate cases have been charged with allegedly stealing from their employers, according to Muncy Township police.Kyle Lee Jones, 26, of 935 Meade St., Williamsport, allegedly stole $6,800 from Tractor Supply Co., 42 Eastern Mall Drive, between mid-January and last month, ...

Man allegedly terrorizes 2, tries to tackle police

HUGHESVILLE - Joshua Paul Kapp, 31, of 66 Willow St., remains locked up on charges stemming from a disturbance at the Peterman Trailer Court in Wolf Township on May 19, according to state police.Kapp first terrorized a 23-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy in their home on Orchard Avenue, ...

19 sentenced in Lycoming County

Nineteen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Three were sentenced to state prison. They are: Derek R. Kessler, 24, 1204 Weldon St., Montoursville, 7 days to 12 months for possession of drug paraphernalia. Debra J. Day, 52, 1008 ...

4 face charges in Tioga County

WELLSBORO - Four individuals face criminal charges in district court in Tioga County.They either will appear or already have appeared before Wellsboro District Judge Rob Repard or Mansfield District Judge James Carlson for various offenses, Collette L. Kennedy, 44, of 48 Kenchar Lane, Tioga, on ...

2 suspects in Elkland pharmacy robbery caught

ELKLAND - Two people who allegedly stole multiple bottles of opioids from Buchanan's Pharmacy here Tuesday were caught and charged by borough police Wednesday.According to police documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb's office, Angela M. Cox-Watson, 36, of 108 Bender Lane, Elkland, and ...