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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: WEDNESDAY: 2:02 a.m., harassment by communications, 2800 block of Heshbon Road, Loyalsock Township. 6:00 a.m., disturbance, 1500 block of Elwood Road, ...

2 separate area crashes caused by drugs, police say

When paramedics and city police arrived at the crash scene, motorist Luke Snook “was unable to speak and was hardly breathing,” Patrolman Damon Cole said in an affidavit. A vehicle driven by Snook, 36, of Loganton, struck the curb at West Fourth Street and the Route 15 south exit ramp on ...

16 people face various charges in Lycoming County

Sixteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Sean Ford, 49, of 1177 Park Ave.; state police; strangulation, simple assault and harassment for allegedly punching and choking girlfriend ...

14 face charges in Tioga County

TIOGA — Fourteen people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Raymond E. Smith, 60, 77 Cemetery Road, Middlebury Center, faces charges of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia stemming from an ...

Page completes week-long training

District Judge Allen P. Page III again has been certified for service on the state Unified Judicial System. Page completed continuing a week-long legal course by the Minor Judiciary Education Board and the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts. District judges take it to remain ...

2 sentenced in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — Two individuals recently were sentenced in Tioga County Court. Sentenced to County Prison was: • Robert G. Weeks, 32, of Lawrenceville, 91 days to 24 months less a day, a $530 restitution and a $50 fine for receiving stolen property. Sentenced to Intermediate Punishment ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY: 8:07 a.m., shoplifter, 2000 block of Lycoming Creek Road, Old Lycoming Township. 9:16 a.m., hit and run, corner of Hawthorne Avenue and Walnut Street, ...

Vandals strike at Lifland Skatepark in city

Graffiti that was spray-painted sometime over the weekend can be seen at Lifland Skatepark on West Fourth Street, in the city on Tuesday. City police are investigating and a $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators involved in the ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY: 1:09 a.m., theft, 1000 block of Isabella Street, Williamsport. 6:51 a.m., criminal mischief, 2000 block of Wheatland Avenue, Old Lycoming ...

Police chopper stirs debris during Penn State crowd control

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A state police helicopter responding to unruly tailgaters before Penn State’s game with Ohio State on Saturday blew over tents and kicked up debris, with stunned reactions by onlookers recorded on social media. State police said Monday that a trooper suffered a broken ...

Police: Father on heroin leaves 8-month-old in car

After putting his 8-month-old daughter in the backseat of his car outside the family’s West Fourth Street home last week, Harvey Edwards, while under the influence of heroin, “wandered away,” abandoning the baby and leaving her “unsupervised for a long period of time,” city police ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY: 10:56 a.m., theft, 200 block of Rose Street, Williamsport. 11:55 a.m., theft, 1000 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 2:32 p.m., ...

19 recently charged by police

Nineteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Lewis Martin Jr., 37, of 626 Court St.; city police; aggravated and simple assault, recklessly endangering and related offenses for pulling ...

22 recently sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty-two 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 ...

6 charged in Tioga County

TIOGA — Six people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Patrick Wayne Tomb, 32, 10 Justice Lane, Lot 10, Ulysses, faces charges stemming from an incident at the American Truck Stop, 2720 S. Main St., Richmond ...

7 charged with DUI in Tioga County

TIOGA — Seven motorists recently were charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Brian Motley, 48, 1181 Caitlin Hollow Road, Wellsboro; Wellsboro Police; July 25. ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 9:16 a.m., disturbance, 100 block of Sixth Street, Williamsport. 10:33 a.m., disturbance, 9700 block of Lycoming Creek Road, Lycoming Township. 10:36 ...

Police join investigation into fire; employee treated for ‘hazmat incident’

City police have joined the investigation into the cause of last week’s three-alarm row house fire in the 2100 of Mosser Avenue, according to city fire officials. Assistant Fire Chief Mark Killian said the fire erupted on the first floor in Amanda Bainey’s home, at 2169 Mosser Ave., and ...

Riot charge against victim of alleged body slam dropped

One charge has been dropped against a Williamsport man who was allegedly body slammed by city police earlier this month. Saladin Basilkah Brown, 19, had been charged with riot, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, obstructing administration of law and criminal mischief. However, District ...

Police shut down 2nd drug distribution site

A week after city Patrolmen Clinton Gardner and Joshua Bell broke up a drug-distribution house in the 600 block of Park Avenue, the two officers put an end — at least for now — to another drug operation, one they say was running out of an apartment in the same neighborhood. The odor of ...