Police Fire and Court

Motorcyclist, boy, 7, hurt in separate crashes

Wiilliam Rockwell, 50, of 2431 Riverside Drive, DuBoistown, was treated at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center for injuries he suffered when his motorcycle and a pickup truck driven by Timothy McCulley, of 1835 Fairlawn Ave., Cogan Station, collided in the 2000 block of ...

Haze fills halls at Manor Care

Firemen responded to Manor Care South at 101 Leader Drive when a light haze began to fill one of the hallways in the Loyalsock Township nursing home about 9:20 Friday night. While the problem has been isolated, fire investigators still were trying to determine what caused the haze. Several ...

Police: Man saves neighbor’s life

Hearing screams for help, a neighbor came running to rescue an elderly woman trapped under a lawn tractor that overturned on top of her Friday afternoon as she was cutting grass on a slope outside her home in Lycoming Township, according to Old Lycoming Township police Cpl. Jeff ...

Drunk driver thrown in jail on firearms charge

An allegedly intoxicated motorist involved in a late-night crash Thursday landed behind bars on felony firearm violations, according to city police. After the crash, police allege Wakiel Jones, 56, 414 Anthony St., disposed of a loaded stolen handgun that was found in the grass next to his ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 1:34 a.m., disturbance, 30 block of Washington Boulevard, Williamsport. 5:24 a.m., disturbance, 1200 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 7:45 ...

Car crash in city injures 1

Emergency responders prepare to move an injured woman to a waiting ambulance after she was helped out of her pickup truck, at right, following a two-vehicle crash at High and Beeber streets in the city about 2:45 p.m. Thursday. The woman was taken to the UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional ...

15 charged with crimes in county

Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Convicted sex offender Dillon Zinck, 24, Old Lycoming Township police; felony failure to register his new address with the state police as ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 2:05 a.m., shoplifter, 200 block of William Street, Williamsport. 7:36 a.m., burglary, 1100 block of Isabella Street, Williamsport. 8:44 a.m., ...

Cause of some fires determined, others remain unsolved

The fire that extensively damaged Jay and Sue McCormick’s home at 1200 Vallamont Drive Northwest earlier this month was started by a dehumidifier that apparently malfunctioned, according to Cpl. Nicholas A. Loffredo, a state police fire marshal. The Loyalsock Township couple safely escaped ...

5 charged with DUI in Tioga County

TIOGA — Five motorists have been recently charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Kimistry June Martin, 22, Texas; state police at Richmond Township on March 18. ...

27 people sentenced in Lycoming County

Twenty-seven individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Six were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Damien S. Hartsfield, 31, Philadelphia, 15 to 36 months with credit for 253 days served for two charges of possession with ...

5 charged in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — Five people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Sherry L. Saunders, 37, 10411 Route 287, Wellsboro, faces charges of bad checks following an incident at the Wellsboro Social Club, 127 Kelsey St. ...

2 charged with DUI in Tioga County

TIOGA — Two 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: • Derrick Todd Anderson 28, 3 St. James St., Mansfield, state police, Feb. 3; also ...

Man charged with DUI, assault in crash involving 3 teenagers

OVAL — With three teenagers in the car, Travis J. Wagner was under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he crashed his westbound 2002 Subaru Outback in the 1600 block of Middle Road on the afternoon of Feb. 18, shearing off a utility pole, which caused the vehicle to overturn multiple ...

9 people charged in Lycoming County

Nine people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments are involved were: • Wanda I. Quinones, 57, of North Brunswick, New Jersey; Old Lycoming Township police; identity theft and access device fraud for allegedly ...

Motorist charged for crash resulting in serious injuries

A Montoursville area man faces charges stemming from a two-vehicle crash that occurred near his home on the morning of March 2, according to state police. Motorist Jason John Wilson, who turned 42 on Monday, has been charged with felony accidents involving death or personal injury while not ...

Child, 5, hit by car in front of home

A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized with injuries suffered when he was struck by a car in front of his home in the 1400 block of West Fourth Street about 6:10 Tuesday night, city police said. The youngster darted out in front of a westbound car driven by Beth Colley, of Williamsport, police ...

Mudslide covers much of road

TROUT RUN — Volunteer firefighters were dispatched to the 4600 block of Route 184 in Cogan House Township to investigate a report of a significant mudslide that covered much of the two-lane road about 9:05 p.m. Tuesday. Crews from the state Department of Transportation also were ...

Tractor trailer topples in Hepburn Township

This flatbed tractor trailer carrying a 22-ton freight container of fracking sand overturned at Route 973 East and Brucklacher Road in Hepburn Township on Monday morning, according to Old Lycoming Township police. “He should never have been on this road. He was off-route. He was carrying ...