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Police Fire and Court

Man allegedly threatened to burn down charity

A city man allegedly threatened to hit people and to burn down American Rescue Workers, 643 Elmira St., shouting in the street in the 600 block of Elmira St., while also holding a broom, city police said. George M. Flemming, 45, of 375 High St., is charged with terroristic threats and simple ...

City man accused of shoplifting shirt, shoes

A city man allegedly walked out of Kohl’s, 251 William St., with shoes and a shirt valued at $140 about 3:15 p.m. on Aug. 31, city police said. Charles E. Hoehn, 36, of 821 Wildwood Blvd., is charged with retail theft, simple possession and theft, city police said. Store surveillance ...

Man allegedly causes ruckus at downtown bar

A city man allegedly left a downtown bar without paying and then when stopped by city police at another nearly bar he began to shout profanities, city police said. Anthony F. Benson, 58, of 657 Campbell St. is charged with disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and theft in an alleged ...

Man found walking along Route 15 berm allegedly resisted arrest

A Colorado man who was found on a highway walking was in possession of drug paraphernalia and allegedly resisted a trooper as he made an arrest, state police said. Calvin T. Ibbitson, 19, of Denver, is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest while walking in a ...

Burglars take more than $10,000 in cash, jewelry

MANSFIELD — Burglars made off with an estimated $10,000 in cash along with $1,000 in jewelry and half a dozen certificates of deposit after breaking into an elderly woman’s home in the 1700 block of Cherry Flats Road in Charleston Township, state police said. The break-in occurred between ...

11 recently charged for various alleged crimes

Eleven people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Lockey Locklear Jr., 33, of Lumberton, North Carolina; state police; terroristic threats, simple assault, DUI, disorderly conduct and ...

One driver injured in crash on Route 220 at Jersey Shore

JERSEY SHORE - A woman was injured in a fiery three-vehicle crash that occurred at the Thomas Street interchange of Route 220 early Thursday morning, according to the Tiadaghton Valley Regional police. The accident shut down the northbound lanes of the highway for about 30 minutes. Ardena ...

20 charged with various offenses

Twenty people have been charged with various criminal offenses. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Darlene Battle, 62, of New Castle, Delaware; city police; felony interference of custody of a child, felony trespassing and harassment for allegedly removing her ...

Charges dismissed against ex-teacher, coach

The case against a former area teacher and coach accused of burglarizing a Lycoming County residence has been dismissed because he was denied a speedy trial. Frank L. Girardi, 52, faced charges of burglarly, theft, criminal trespass, receiving stolen property, criminal use of a communication ...

2 sentenced in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — Two individuals recently were sentenced in Tioga County Court. They are: • Tyler J. Nixon, 20, of Wellsboro, four to 24 months in County Prison less one day, a $100 fine and $2,960 restitution for simple assault. • Marcus A. Applebee, 23, of Osceola, 15 months of probation ...

Man accused of striking motel window, camera with pipe while high on meth

Williamsport resident Jared R. Blair, 38, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. Monday at a motel around 2295 Lycoming Creek Road on charges of simple assault, criminal mischief, damage to real or personal property, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and possessing an instrument of crime with ...

16 charged with various crimes

Sixteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Margaret Audet, 65, of 813 Krouse Ave.; Old Lycoming Township police; misdemeanor shoplifting after she was caught allegedly trying to ...

City woman pleads guilty to stealing plant

JERSEY SHORE — After paying a fine she owed at the office of District Judge Jerry C. Lepley on Market Street on July 5, Florance Vandine walked out the door, picked up a small cactus plant that was on the porch and walked away, according to Tiadaghton Valley Regional police. The $12 plant ...

Motorcyclist hurt in crash

JERSEY SHORE — Scott Huntington, 54, of Jersey Shore, was reported in fair condition in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with injuries he suffered when his motorcycle struck a guardrail in the 1000 block of Pine Creek Avenue in Porter Township about 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, Tiadaghton Valley ...

2 men accused of recording statutory rape, jailed in lieu of $150K bail each

Two 20-year-old men have been jailed on charges of allegedly engaging in sexual acts with an underage girl which they recorded on their cellphones, state police said. Lynn Eugene Kyle, of 1035 Northway Road, Linden, and Jalil Donte Harris, of 846 Park Ave., have been arraigned before District ...

D.C. man who threatened City Hall brought back to Williamsport

The Washington, D.C., man arrested last week for allegedly making numerous threatening telephone calls to city police at City Hall has been brought back here and jailed on no bail. In one call, Kevin Bascomb, 34, claimed that “Williamsport police ‘killed’ his brother,” according to an ...

Driver in crash on Route 118 had blood-alcohol content level of .35

UNITYVILLE — A 62-year-old motorist who already has three convictions of driving under the influence of intoxicants turned himself in Thursday to face yet another DUI charge that stemmed from having a blood-alcohol content level of .35 when his car plowed into another on Route 118 one ...

4 injured in Loyalsock Township crash

Four male juveniles in this Volkswagen Passat were injured when the car went over an embankment and crashed into a tree on Warrensville Road, about half a mile north of Four Mile Drive in Loyalsock Township around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, state police said. All four were taken to the Williamsport ...