Police Fire and Court

4 people recently charged

Four people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Lance Quartman, 48, of 1312 Clayton Ave.; city police; felony shoplifting after he was caught allegedly trying to steal $74 worth of ...

10 people face various charges

TIOGA — Ten people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Tristan James Gerow, 21, 499 Valley Road, Mansfield, faces Mansfield University police charges of rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, ...

15 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Fifteen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming COunty Courthouse, according to court documents: Seven were sentenced to county prison. They are: • Donald A. Donato Sr., 42, 643 Elmira St., 12 to 36 months minus one day, 24 months of probation and 50 hours of community service ...

Police: Drug dealer gets more charges

More drug charges have been lodged against accused heroin drug dealer Malik Washington, 19, including tampering with evidence, according to the Lycoming County’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit. That charge stems from Washington allegedly flushing nearly a half dozen bundles of heroin down a ...

Alleged marijuana dealer indicted in federal court

A city man was indicted this week by a federal grand jury for alleged conspiracy to distribute marijuana and alleged possession with intent to distribute the drug. Jason Webb, 45, was indicted Wednesday, according to the U.S. Middle District Attorney General David J. Freed. Webb allegedly ...

6 sentenced in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — Six people recently were sentenced in Tioga County Court. They are: State prison • Neil Davis, 44, of Ulysses, nine to 24 months and $110 restitution for theft. • Eric Chapman, 34, of Wellsboro, 36 to 84 months and 233 days credit for fleeing and eluding police. • ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 1:08 a.m., disturbance, 600 block of Second Street, Williamsport. 3:43 a.m., disturbance, 600 block of East First Avenue, South Williamsport. 8:09 ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY: 6:37 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, corner of Northway Road and South Route 220, Woodward Township. 7:46 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, 600 block ...

Man arrested after seeking sex from FBI agent posing as minor

In dozens of conversations with whom he believed was a 13-year-old girl, convicted sex offender Joel Kiessling made numerous inappropriate sexual remarks and even sent her a photo electronically of his private parts, city police alleged in court papers. The conversations began in late July ...

23 face charges in Lycoming County

Twenty-two people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Kyle Horn, 27, of State College; city police; felony theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly having in his possession a ...

23 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty-three individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Five were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Christina A. Butwill, 34, 619 First Ave., 45 to 90 days for furnishing drug free urine. • Solomon N. Lawrence, 31, Lycoming ...

Driver in crash on Grimesville Road identified

The driver injured in the one-vehicle vehicle on Grimesville Road in the city on Oct. 5 was Robert Dewire, 30, of 680 Second Ave., city police confirmed on Thursday. He was trapped in his van for nearly 50 minutes after crashing into a tree, just north of Fox Hollow Road. He was reported in ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY: 12:04 a.m., harassment by communications, 1500 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 7:37 a.m., disturbance, 1600 block of Randall Circle, ...

Police: Teen flips car after hot coffee spill

The teenage driver of this Suzuki lost control of the car when she accidentally spilled coffee as she was pulling out of a business in the 1900 of East Third Street about 6 p.m. Tuesday, according to investigators. State police did not release her name because she was under 18. She was not ...

Body of 84-year-old lost hunter found in Sullivan County

LOPEZ — The 84-year-old Luzerne County hunter missing since last week was found dead late Monday afternoon in some dense woods by a search team, according to Sullivan County Coroner Wendy Hastings. The death of Walter Booth, of Courtdale, has been ruled “accidental,” adding that the man ...

15 charged with various crimes in Lycoming County

Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Larry Willits Jr., 52, of 2273 Mosser Ave.; city police; manufacturing of marijuana for allegedly growing nine marijuana plants in his ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY: 12:26 a.m., disturbance, 100 block of Boak Avenue, Wolf Township. 6:57 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, 400 block of Alexander Drive, Brady ...

Police: Van crashes crashes into building

Minutes after rear-ending another vehicle in the 3700 block of Lycoming Creek Road in Lycoming Township just before 7 p.m. Monday, the 55-year-old Old Lycoming Township driver of the van shown plowed into the offices of Allison Crane and Rigging at 2817 Lycoming Creek Road causing extensive ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: SUNDAY: 12:25 a.m., criminal mischief, 2000 block of Trenton Avenue, Williamsport. 12:52 a.m., theft, corner of Park Street and Vine Avenue, ...