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Charges against Clinton County teacher advance

LOCK HAVEN — Cole G. Black, 27, of 287 S. Jones St., Lock Haven, accused of having sexual contact with a 17-year-old student while a teacher in the Keystone Central School District in November 2018, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over for court on Tuesday in Clinton ...

One hurt in ATV crash

PENNSDALE – At least one person was injured in an all-terrain accident that occurred in the 1400 block of Weister Woods Road, off of Quaker Church Road, in Muncy Township about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Gesinger Medical Center’s Life Flight helicopter landed near the scene and flew a crash victim ...

Charges filed against woman driver involved in June crash on Route 87

BARBOURS — When motorist Tammy Yourish lost control of her Toyota Rav4 on Route 87 and plowed into another vehicle on the afternoon of June 5, the 40-year-old South Williamsport woman had oxycodone and fentanyl in her system, according to state Trooper Jonathan Thompson. Yourish, of 1109 W. ...

Driver pleads guilty to summary charges

In a plea agreement before District Judge William Solomon, motorist Jason Beamer, 44, of 2440 Northway Road Extension, pled guilty to state police summary charges of disorderly conduct and failure to notify police after charges of possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia were ...

9 people sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Nine people have been sentenced recently in Lycoming County Court for various offenses, they are: • Austin D. Robertson, 25, of Harrisburg, three to six months in county prison for possession of drug paraphernalia. • Levi A. Bennet, 30, homeless, six months probation, drug and alcohol ...

Judge orders homicide-related notes to be saved

Law enforcement agencies must save their notes in relation to the homicide charge of Noah Stroup, the alleged lookout in a deadly early-August robbery, following a judge’s ruling Tuesday. “All law enforcement agencies who investigated the case shall retain all notes and writings to any ...

24 charged with varous criminal offenses

Twenty-four people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Bernard Buxton, 67, of 2613 Linn St.; city police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly punching wife, Carol, in the mouth ...

41 people recently sentenced in Lycoming County

Forty-one individuals recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court for various offenses, they are: •Joseph C. Cipriani, 50, of Williamsport, six months intermediate punishment, $300 fine, 50 hours community service, DUI education course and counseling for DUI. •Darven R. Moore, 20, ...

2 injured in Loyalsock Township crash

Two people were sent to the Williamsport Regional Medical Center to be treated for injuries they suffered when these two cars collided in the 1700 block of East Third Street in Loyalsock Township about 12:15 p.m. Friday, state police said. A woman driving the Nissan Sentra at right and a male ...

Loyalsock Township restaurant catches fire

Firefighters from several departments responded to a blaze at a Loyalsock Township eatery at about 9:40 p.m. Sunday. The fire at Denny’s restaurant was confined to the rear of kitchen of the restaurant at 1716 E. Third St., according to Loyalsock Township Assistant Fire Chief Richard ...

Tractor-trailer accident leads to one injury

The Route 220 on-ramp to Interstate 180 West was closed for much of Wednesday afternoon after this tractor-trailer truck loaded with scrap metal upset about 12:30 p.m. The driver, Jeff Campbell, was taken by ambulance to the Williamsport Regional Medical Center to be treated for his injuries, ...

Inmate numbers sloped downward in latest report

Average daily Lycoming County Prison numbers for male and female prisoners showed an overall decrease from 344 to 340 between July and August. Figures released during Friday’s county prison board meeting revealed the combined average daily male population for the jail and the Pre-Release ...

Man imprisoned twice in 1 week

A man released from prison just a few days ago has found his way back after allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend. Harry J. Burley, 55, homeless, was released from the Philadelphia prison system Thursday, and is now jailed in Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail, according to a ...

Prison inmate allegedly asked girlfriend to drop charges against him

When Stephen Redden was arrested last month on assault-related charges for allegedly striking his girlfriend, a judge warned the 45-year-old man that he was prohibited from having any contact or communication with the woman whether he was incarcerated or released on bail. Unable to post ...

Charges dropped against volunteer fire chief

MONTGOMERY — All charges against long-time Clinton Township Fire Chief Todd Winder were withdrawn Monday at the office of District Judge Gary Whiteman. State police, through the Lycoming County District Attorney’s Office, dropped the case in which Winder, 49, had been accused of allegedly ...

Candle sets bathroom fire

Montoursville volunteer firefighters responded to this home at 173 Shick Road in Fairfield Township to douse a bathroom fire about 7:10 a.m. Saturday. Heat from a lit candle ignited a section of a wall, Montoursville Fire Chief Scott Konkle said. A resident, using a garden hose, already had ...

Montoursville couple receives $120K, then theft charges

During a two-and-a-half week period beginning in June, Montoursville resident Robert Williams and his wife, Tiffany, withdrew more than $100,000 from their BB&T bank account and went on a shopping spree. The couple used some of the money to make a down payment on a Chevrolet SUV. They ...

Two men jailed on South Williamsport home break-in

Settling a drug debt appears to be what was behind an attempted burglary that occurred last week at a home in the 1400 block of Kaiser Avenue in South Williamsport, borough police said Thursday. Taylor Bird, 23, of 1521 W. Southern Ave., South Williamsport, and Michael Bacon, who turned 20 on ...

Man and woman each charged in alleged burglary of RV

Two people are in custody in an alleged burglary of a recreational vehicle parked in Susquehanna Township on Monday, state police said. Megan L. Shroy, of 528 Reuben Kehrer Road in Montoursville and Daniel Mowery of Lock Haven each face charges of burglary, criminal trespass and mischief in ...

Man allegedly threatens to use gun against 2

A city man allegedly was found shouting to two women, “I have a gun and I’m not afraid to use it,” while he was standing outside a Washington Boulevard residence, city police said. Lamarr A. Strothers, 40, of 47 Washington Blvd., was arrested shortly before 10 p.m. on Aug, 31 by city ...