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3 charged with DUI

Three people have been charged with drunken driving in Lycoming County, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • George Warner, 22, of 1415 Route 442, Muncy; state police; DUI, reckless driving and careless on Route 442 in Muncy Creek Township ...

Money order fraud alleged

Businesses, be on guard for fraudulent $500 money orders that may be circulating in the region by two people who were seen driving a light blue 2002 Volkswagen sedan bearing the Pennsylvania registration JZS-9698, according to city police. The fraudulent money orders were brought to the ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY: 12:05 a.m., disturbance, 200 block of West Third Street, Williamsport. 12:10 a.m., disturbance, 300 block of Market Street, Williamsport. 12:49 ...

Eight people face various charges in Tioga County

TIOGA — Eight people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Mary Louise Biviens, 22, 665 Union St., Philadelphia, faces charges of theft, receiving stolen property, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia ...

Trial for man accused of raping girls begins

The trial of a man accused of raping three girls got underway in Lycoming County Court Tuesday with the testimony from victims in the case. Carlos Reuben Castro Jr. faces multiple sexual counts for the alleged acts that took place in 2016 at different residences. In his opening statement, ...

Police: Man arrested for running ‘trap house’

An 18-year-old alleged drug dealer — who operated what city police termed “a trap house” from out of his home in the 600 block of Park Avenue — was arrested Saturday night on charges of delivering and distributing heroin and marijuana. “The sheer amount of foot traffic coming from ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY: 1:12 a.m., trespasser, 200 block of Rose Street, Williamsport. 1:43 a.m., disturbance, 90 block of Park Place, Muncy Creek Township. 11:28 a.m., hit ...

Inmate captured after brief escape attempt

LEWSIBURG — An inmate reportedly escaped from a local prison before being captured a short time later. Maldonado-Mojica had been discovered missing from the minimum security Satellite Prison Camp Lewisburg at about 5 a.m. Saturday, according to officials with the U.S. Department of Justice, ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY: 12:33 a.m., hit and run, corner of Route 14 and Route 15, Lewis Township. 12:35 a.m., disturbance, 1200 block of Allegheny Street, Jersey ...

Fire destroys mobile home in Lycoming Township

Several fire companies were on the scene of a house fire in Lycoming Township late Wednesday night. The mobile home at 404 N. Shaffer Hill Road was declared a total loss by Hepburn Township Volunteer Fire Co. Chief Jeffrey Tempesco. No one was home at the time of the blaze, which fire units ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY: 8:20 a.m., disturbance, 100 block of East Mechanic Street, Muncy Creek Township. 10:33 a.m., trespasser, 200 block of West Fourth Street, ...

6 charged with DUI in Tioga

TIOGA — Six 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: • Marquisha J. Adams, 24, 183 Kelly Road, Wellsboro, state police at 2300 block of ...

10 charged for various crimes

Ten people have been charged with various criminal offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Christopher Betz, 44, 636 Myers Road, Penn Township; state police; illegally operating a methamphetamine lab, illegal dumping of methamphetamine waste, risking a ...

17 sentenced in Lycoming County

Seventeen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Five were sentenced to county prison. They are: • Kaliek McDonald, 21, Lycoming County Prison, eight to 24 months less one day with credit for 99 days served and 50 hours of ...

17 people charged

Seventeen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Sa Id Grant, 18, of 759 W. Edwin St.; the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possesion with intent to deliver multiple bags of heroin ...

Man with gun charged for threatening to ‘go on a killing spree’

After the Williamsport Family Medical Center called Ronald Wayne and told him the practice would no longer treat him because he brought a gun on the premises, the 34-year-old convicted felon told a staffer on the telephone, “I’m going to go on a killing spree, and you guys are going to be ...

Man accused of killing wife brought back to county

Accused killer Edward Heck was brought back here Thursday night from Lebanon, Indiana, to face homicide and related charges in the death of his 49-year-old wife, Sonja Heck, in the couple’s Newberry home on Aug. 16, according to city police The husband was taken into custody at a motel in ...

Charges against 2 are dismissed, withdrawn

All criminal charges were dismissed this week against Casey Albright after the 24-year-old city woman agreed to pay restitution to the two victims in the case as well as all court costs. District Judge William Solomon dismissed Old Lycoming Township police charges of forgery, theft and ...

Truck with load of pigs overturns on Route 15

The Route 15 South spur in the city was closed for several hours after a trailer hauling 161 pigs overturned about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, city police said. The driver, a 65-year-old Wellsboro man, climbed out of his rig on his own with minor facial injuries. City firefighters used a hose to ...