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15 people charged for various crimes

Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Lance C. Baker, 33, of 110 Reynolds Road, Linden; state police; strangulation, simple assault and harassment for allegedly putting Cassondra ...

29 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty-nine individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Troy T. Heck, 28, Tioga, 24 months to 60 months with credit for time served and $5,000 in fines for two charges of DUI and ...

6 recently charged in Tioga County

TIOGA — six people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Martin Sherwood, 52, 91 E. Ave., Wellsboro, was committed to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $35,000 bail stemming from an incident July 3 at his ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 4:17 a.m., fight, Hepburn and High streets, Williamsport. 8:16 a.m., intoxicated person, 200 block of West Third Street, Williamsport. 9:24 a.m., ...

8 people charged for various crimes

Eight people have charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Kahemia Tyrone Spurell, 23, and Jacques A. Davis, 21, both of Philadelphia; city police; drug charges; Spurell was charged with possession with ...

Muncy man sentenced to prison for raping 12-year-old

A Muncy man will be serving up to 23 1/2 months in the Lycoming County Prison after admitting to sexually assaulting a 12-year-old that he met on Snapchat last fall. Tristan Ryan Jelassi, 18, of 1980 Route 405, Muncy, pleaded guilty to statutory sexual assault at a hearing in front of ...

18 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Eighteen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Three were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Joseph E. Walter, 41, state prison, two to 24 months for retail theft. • Christopher G. Rose, 22, county prison, 43 to 96 ...

Injuries reported in 3 crashes

Marc R. Edmonds, 56, of Williamsport, suffered serious injuries when his pickup truck crashed into a parked car in front of 1400 Oakes Ave. in Loyalsock Township about 9:40 p.m. June 28, state police said. There was no information Wednesday night about his medical condition or if he was ...

Apartment chimney ‘exploded’ after hit by lightning bolt in city

No one was injured when bricks rained down on a parking lot at the rear of the Jefferson Square Apartments at 726 Washington Blvd. late Wednesday afternoon when a bolt of lightning struck one of the building’s chimneys, according to city fire officials. Dakota McDonough, one of the tenants ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY: 12:37 a.m., disturbance, 1000 block of West Southern Avenue, South Williamsport. 1:56 a.m., burglary, 5400 block of Route 15, Clinton Township. 8:27 ...

Man charged for giving alcohol to, pressuring 2 minors into sex acts

City police arrested a man Monday after witnesses saw him furnishing alcohol and pressuring two 14-year old girls to have sex with him at the Reading Railroad Bridge on West Third Street Saturday. James R. Emery IV, 19, is facing charges of involuntary deviant sexual assault, statutory ...

Police: Man, woman on bath salts terrorize 3

MILL HALL — A man and a woman from Central Pennsylvania, suspected of being on bath salts, were taken into custody after police say they terrorized residents of this small community in Clinton County on Saturday, the Lock Haven Express reported. Katherine McCloskey, 22, and Jesse Shields, ...

Fire consumes barn in Montgomery

Sparks from a landscaper’s equipment ignited dry brush and the flames spread to consume this century-old wooden barn with a metal roof at the rear of 20 S. Main St. in Montgomery at 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to Rocky Sangueloce, owner of the barn. The blaze also spread to a portion of an ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY 12:29 a.m., disturbance, 1300 block of Washington Boulevard, Loyalsock Township. 1:29 a.m., trespasser, 700 block of West Fouth Street, ...

Former banker sentenced to less than day for scamming $52,000

A former bank employee was sentenced to less than a day in jail after being found guilty in February in federal court of scamming an older friend out of more than $52,000. Jolene M. Edwards, 39, of Lock Haven, formerly an employee at Jersey Shore State Bank, was apologetic Friday during ...

Man in custody after attempted escape

A South Williamsport man was taken into custody after attempting to flee Williamsport police Thursday. Jerome K. Shields, 32, had been apprehended by police after they stopped his vehicle in the 1000 block of Vine Avenue at 10:10 p.m. Police said Shields, who was in possession of heroin, ...

Man arrested on drug charges

A Williamsport man was arrested on drug charges after allegedly assaulting another man in the city. Police said Eric James Serious, 29, was taken into custody at about 1:30 a.m. June 6. Police had been alerted of an assault at 762 W. Fourth St. involving a suspect fitting his ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY: 12:22 a.m., disturbance, 700 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 2:56 a.m., criminal mischief, 2000 block of East Third Street, Loyalsock ...

Police: Man accused of DUI while boy ‘drives’ truck

PENNSDALE — While driving intoxicated on Interstate 180, 50-year-old Dean Leroy Johnson allowed a 12-year-old boy to sit on his lap in an apparent attempt to allow the youngster to drive on the four-lane highway, state police alleged in court papers. Johnson, of Nisbet, had a blood-alcohol ...

21 people sentenced locally

Twenty-one individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Darnell H. Kellam, 35, Lycoming County Prison, 60 to 120 months with credit for 495 days served for possession of firearm, ...