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Missing Luzerne County man spurs extensive search; still no sign

LOPEZ — Where is Walter Booth? After five exhausting days, search teams have had no luck finding the 84-year-old avid outdoorsman who went out hunting alone on Tuesday afternoon in tough terrain near here, an area he is very well familiar with, according to John Yonkin, one of those leading ...

Brief pursuit ends in alleged drug dealer’s arrest

A motorist driving without his headlights on at night led to the arrest of a Philadelphia drug dealer, who was so unruly that city police officers had to literally carry him into police headquarters to be processed, according to court records. Arrested was Jabril Ivy, 30, whose Kia sedan was ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: SATURDAY: 12:29 a.m., theft, corner of Park Street and Vine Avenue, Williamsport. 1:31 a.m., trespasser, 30 block of West Third Street, Williamsport. 1:51 ...

2 injured in stabbing assault in city

Emergency responders move an injured man hurt in an assault to a waiting ambulance on Basin Street, just south of East Third Street, where city police were called to investigate a stabbing about 7:20 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they learned that there were two male assault victims, one ...

Man seriously injured in crash on Grimesville Road

City and Old Lycoming Township firefighters work to free a driver who was pinned inside this crashed van for nearly 45 minutes after it slammed into a tree on Grimesville Road, just north of Fox Hollow Road, about 12:15 a.m. Friday. After he was extricated, the driver, whose identity was not ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 12:38 a.m., harassment by communications, 1100 block of Northway Road, Loyalsock Township. 12:43 a.m., disturbance, 30 block of West Third Street, ...

17 people sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Seventeen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Henry A. Blackman, 41, 270 West Fourth St., 27 to 60 months with credit for time served for possession with intent to ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY: 2:02 a.m., harassment by communications, 2800 block of Heshbon Road, Loyalsock Township. 6:00 a.m., disturbance, 1500 block of Elwood Road, ...

2 separate area crashes caused by drugs, police say

When paramedics and city police arrived at the crash scene, motorist Luke Snook “was unable to speak and was hardly breathing,” Patrolman Damon Cole said in an affidavit. A vehicle driven by Snook, 36, of Loganton, struck the curb at West Fourth Street and the Route 15 south exit ramp on ...

16 people face various charges in Lycoming County

Sixteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Sean Ford, 49, of 1177 Park Ave.; state police; strangulation, simple assault and harassment for allegedly punching and choking girlfriend ...

14 face charges in Tioga County

TIOGA — Fourteen people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Raymond E. Smith, 60, 77 Cemetery Road, Middlebury Center, faces charges of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia stemming from an ...

Page completes week-long training

District Judge Allen P. Page III again has been certified for service on the state Unified Judicial System. Page completed continuing a week-long legal course by the Minor Judiciary Education Board and the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts. District judges take it to remain ...

2 sentenced in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — Two individuals recently were sentenced in Tioga County Court. Sentenced to County Prison was: • Robert G. Weeks, 32, of Lawrenceville, 91 days to 24 months less a day, a $530 restitution and a $50 fine for receiving stolen property. Sentenced to Intermediate Punishment ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY: 8:07 a.m., shoplifter, 2000 block of Lycoming Creek Road, Old Lycoming Township. 9:16 a.m., hit and run, corner of Hawthorne Avenue and Walnut Street, ...

Vandals strike at Lifland Skatepark in city

Graffiti that was spray-painted sometime over the weekend can be seen at Lifland Skatepark on West Fourth Street, in the city on Tuesday. City police are investigating and a $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators involved in the ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY: 1:09 a.m., theft, 1000 block of Isabella Street, Williamsport. 6:51 a.m., criminal mischief, 2000 block of Wheatland Avenue, Old Lycoming ...

Police chopper stirs debris during Penn State crowd control

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A state police helicopter responding to unruly tailgaters before Penn State’s game with Ohio State on Saturday blew over tents and kicked up debris, with stunned reactions by onlookers recorded on social media. State police said Monday that a trooper suffered a broken ...

Police: Father on heroin leaves 8-month-old in car

After putting his 8-month-old daughter in the backseat of his car outside the family’s West Fourth Street home last week, Harvey Edwards, while under the influence of heroin, “wandered away,” abandoning the baby and leaving her “unsupervised for a long period of time,” city police ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY: 10:56 a.m., theft, 200 block of Rose Street, Williamsport. 11:55 a.m., theft, 1000 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 2:32 p.m., ...

19 recently charged by police

Nineteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Lewis Martin Jr., 37, of 626 Court St.; city police; aggravated and simple assault, recklessly endangering and related offenses for pulling ...