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Elderly man injured in cow attack at Amish farm along Route 44

ELIMSPORT — A man, believed to be in his 70s, was recovering from injuries he suffered Monday afternoon when a dairy cow — weighing at least 1,000 pounds — suddenly attacked him and momentarily pinned him against a wall in a barn at an Amish farm along Route 44, according to Elimsport ...

City man arrested for disturbance, two motorists charged with DUI

A 40-year-old man was locked up Sunday night following two disturbances at the Fourth Street rooming house where he lives, according to city police. Jerry Brooks, of 424 Fourth St., faces charges of simple assault, felony trespassing, disorderly conduct and harassment filed by Patrolman Damon ...

Area police kept busy handling drug cases

In separate cases, nine people have been arrested on various drug offenses, including Ruben Carter, 47, of 944 Memorial Ave., who faces multiple counts of possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine filed by the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit. The charges stem from his alleged ...

Old Lycoming man charged with resisting arrest

Officers had to Taser Jolan Potter at his home on Princeton Avenue in Old Lycoming Township in order to take him into custody, on the morning of March 29, according to township Patrolman Robert Mausteller. “No, I’m not going back to prison. You can’t make me go back there,” the ...

Pedestrian hit by car treated at Geisinger

The 14-year-old city girl who was critically injured when she was struck by a car at Washington Boulevard and Packer Street about 7:30 p.m. Thursday has been admitted to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, city police confirmed Friday night. Her identity, as well as that of the woman who was ...

Father faces assault charges for allegedly striking infant daughter

A 28-year-old father surrendered Friday to face assault-related charges for allegedly striking his 5-month-old daughter in the face while under his care at his Old Lycoming Township apartment in mid-April, township Patrolman Robert Mausteller said. Initially, Ryan Yost, of 2305 Lycoming Creek ...

Warrant filed for man wanted in connection with Seventh Street shooting

An arrest warrant was filed for 19-year-old Jordan Artley in connection with a shooting at Seventh and Hepburn streets about 5 p.m. on April 25, according to city police court records made public Thursday afternoon. The victim, who was not able to identify the gunman, was shot in the buttocks ...

Man charged for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to a minor

A 62-year-old Woodward Township man faces charges for allegedly sending inappropriate sexually-explicit text messages through social media to a teenage girl and exchanging pornographic images with the minor, state police said. Jerold Vaughn, of 917 Daughertys Run Road, has been charged with ...

Intoxicated city man jailed following two disturbances

A 46-year-old city man faces charges following two disturbances — one at his Newberry home and the other at UPMC Williamsport — that occurred in a two-hour period on March 11, according to city police. Just after 8 p.m., police responded to Daniel Miller’s home at 2326 Linn St. to ...

Guardrail replaced after Route 15 truck crash

The state Department of Transportation has replaced nearly 80 yards of guardrail along Route 15 South where a tractor-trailer truck, driven by Inderpreet Singh, 21, of Ontario, Canada, crashed and went over an embankment about 9:30 p.m. on April 26, city police said. The driver, who was not ...

One jailed after two-car accident in 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Tyler Miles Comstock, 34, of Watsontown, is jailed on $50,000 bail after allegedly causing a two vehicle accident in Clinton Township on May 23, 2019. Comstock was under the influence of gabapentin, fentanyl and norfentanyl and was in possession of paraphernalia and a ...

Trout Run couple arrested in alleged ‘murder-for-hire’ incident

TROUT RUN — Dillan Mikel Weaver, 19, of 1027 High St., and a 16-year-old girl are incarcerated after an alleged “murder-for-hire” incident involving the girl’s stepfather, who had allegedly caught the couple in bed together. The couple’s alleged plan to hire a hitman was foiled when ...

One injured in alleged drive-by shooting on Seventh Street

A man was injured in what appeared to be a drive-by shooting about 5 p.m. Saturday near the corner of Hepburn, Pine and Seventh streets in the city, according to city police. The victim was taken to UPMC Williamsport via ambulance. A witness at the scene said he stopped at the stop sign on ...

One injured in alleged drive-by shooting

One male was injured in what appeared to be a drive-by shooting about 5 p.m. near the corner of Hepburn and Seventh streets in the city, according to city police. A witness said he counted four gunshots, then saw the alleged shooter turn west down Louisa Street. "The shots came from a Jeep, I ...

Infant abuse, DUI and drug possession charges brought in separate incidents

Christopher James Warns, 22, of 19 N. Washington St., was charged with aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of children, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person after allegedly fracturing his two-month old son’s left leg and breaking the infant’s left clavicle ...

Two jailed on state police burglary-related charges

A man and a woman were locked up Wednesday afternoon on burglary-related charges after illegally entering an Upper Fairfield Township home and stealing a soccer ball and a piece of copper pipe on the afternoon of March 31, state Trooper Troy Hansen alleged in court papers. Logan Klock, 20 and ...

Police investigate infant death outside of Muncy

State police are investigating the death of a 3-month-old baby girl who was pronounced dead at UPMC Muncy about 12:50 p.m. Sunday. The infant had been brought to the hospital in a private vehicle from 181 Old Glade Run Road about 11:50 a.m. The Lycoming County Coroner’s Office also is ...

Firefighters put out cabin fire in 6 inches of snow

CEDAR RUN — A chimney fire that broke out late Saturday morning in a cabin on Panske Lane, just off of Gamble Run Road, quickly spread to the partitions and engulfed the side of the home, according to fire investigators. “Flames were coming from under the eaves of the house,” one ...