Police, Fire & Court

Annabelle M. Dobson

Annabelle M. (McQuillen) Dobson, 91, of South Williamsport, went to be with her husband, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at ManorCare North. She was married to the late Claude Homer Dobson Jr. for 55 years at the time of his death in 2004. Annabelle was born on November 14, 1925, in Williamsport ...

Jury for officer who shot Castile ends Day 4 without verdict

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota jury ended its fourth day of deliberations Thursday without a verdict in the manslaughter trial of a police officer who killed a black motorist. Officer Jeronimo Yanez shot 32-year-old Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July 6 in a St. Paul ...

3 men face charges in Tioga County

MANSFIELD — Three people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Michael James Symons, 29, 11 Painter Run Road, Millerton, faces charges of aggravated indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, indecent assault, ...

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-Gazette
A woman driving the Dodge Caliber at left was taken by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville for treatment of injuries she suffered when her vehicle and the Toyota Corolla at right collided at Lycoming Creek and Log Run roads in Loyalsock Township about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, according to state police. A third vehicle also was involved in the crash, and another injured person was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for minor injuries. More information on the crash is expected to be released today.

2 hurt in three-vehicle crash

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-Gazette A woman driving the Dodge Caliber at left was taken by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville for treatment of injuries she suffered when her vehicle and the Toyota Corolla at right collided at Lycoming Creek and Log Run roads in Loyalsock Township ...

Local police departments accuse 8 people

Eight people have been charged with various offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Dennis Luray Chestnut, 51, of 200 River Road, Muncy; state police; terroristic threats, criminal mischief and misdemeanor trespassing for allegedly driving his truck on Ruth Ann ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 12:41 a.m., harassment by communications, 700 block of Clark Street, Williamsport. 3:32 a.m., theft, 1100 block of Allegheny Street, Jersey Shore ...

Drug dealer faces new charges

As convicted drug dealer Christopher S. Mullen hid in his attic at 408 Anthony St. on Wednesday morning, state parole agents saw in plain view a shotgun and a handgun in his living room, city Patrolwoman Debra Wasilauski said in affidavit. Both weapons were loaded, police said. It was ...

3 plead guilty

JERSEY SHORE — Three people pleaded guilty last week to a charge of disorderly conduct before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley. Ronald Eugene Baity, 56, of 1310 Allegheny St.; David K. Thompson, 54, of 410 Allegheny St., and Nathaniel P. Lorson, 23, of 8721 Route 44 South, all made ...

Conditions of crash victims are updated

Nicholas A. Montefusco, 48, of Muncy, was treated at a local hospital for injuries he suffered when his car struck several trees in the 1500 block of Wolf Run Road in Wolf Township about 10 a.m. Sunday, state police said. In another crash, Tyler H. Chilen, 19, of Williamsport, declined ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 12:35 a.m., shots fired, Berger Street and Memorial Avenue, Williamsport. 2:18 a.m., harassment, 300 block of South Main Street, Hughesville ...

IOANNIS PASHAKIS/Sun-Gazette
An unidentified man suffered minor injuries, police said, when his car hit an embankment and flipped on Route 220 Monday evening.

Police: Man hurt when car overturns on Route 220

A male driver in a silver sedan traveling south on Route 220 in Woodward Township hit an embankment and knocked over a utility pole on Monday evening, police said. Emergency responders were told that the driver may have been trapped inside but they arrived at the scene to find that the ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY 2:30 a.m. fight, Maple Street and Park Avenue, Williamsport. 8:24 a.m., trespass, 900 block of Hagan Way, Williamsport. 9:12 a.m., burglary, 100 ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 1:07 a.m., fight, 30 block of West Third Street, Williamsport. 11:01 a.m., hold up, 700 block of High Street, Williamsport. 11:06 a.m., harassment, ...

Fraudulent contractor receives more jail time and restitution

When a Northumberland area contractor received checks from customers, promising to do work on their houses, he cashed them and didn’t do any of the work he promised to do — conning Pennsylvania residents from over a dozen counties out of thousands of dollars. Robert A. Kolovich, the ...

State prison for woman who tried to snatch purse

A woman who took part in robbery to supply her heroin addiction was sentenced to state prison this week. Trista Kay Lebarron, 23, of 57 Albatross Drive, Watsontown, will serve 1 1/2 to five years in a state prison for attempting to rob a shopper outside of the Weis Market at 1916 Lycoming ...

Former postal worker sentenced for stealing

A Canton woman who was a former post employee was sentenced to a federal prison term of four months for her misappropriation of more than $12,000 in money orders and cash. Lisa Belawske, 53, pleaded guilty to the charge on Feb. 15, and this week was sentenced by U.S. Middle District Judge ...

Drug possession charge withdrawn, other charge waived

State police withdrew a charge of possession of marijuana against Jeffery Scott Burrows, 30, formerly of Jersey Shore, now living in Linden, according to court records filed at the office of District Judge Jerry C. Lepley. Stemming from the same incident, Burrows waived his preliminary ...

36 receive sentencing in Lycoming County courts

Thirty-six individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Five were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Matthew E. Koch, 42, 944 Memorial Ave., 21 to 60 months with credit for time served for failure to register. • Ryan M. ...

7 face charges for variety of crimes in Lycoming County

Seven people have been charged with various criminal offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Jonathan O. Thagard, 28, of Buffalo, New York; city police; resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief following a disturbance at the UPMC Susquehanna ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 12:57 a.m., shots fired, 1300 block of Sherman Street, Williamsport. 1:03 a.m., disorderly conduct, 800 block of Allegheny Street, Jersey Shore ...