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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 ...

City police launch newsletter highlighting bureau activities

Using yet another means to reach out to local residents, city police published its first newsletter; a 10-page packet of information that covers everything from recent training events involving officers to a list of incidents the Williamsport Bureau of Police investigated in the first six ...

City fire due to kitchen mishap

Cooking left unattended on a stove has been ruled the accidental cause of Tuesday night’s two-alarm house fire that destroyed a home in the 1100 block of Hadtner Avenue, according to Sam Aungst, a platoon chief and the city’s fire investigator. Flames were shooting from the rear of the ...

5 people face charges in Tioga County

TIOGA — Five people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Ronald Joseph Centrone, 24, 81 Old Mill Drive, Media, and Matthew Douglas Clements, 25, 268 Chestnut St., Media, face charges of possession of alcoholic ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 4:07 a.m., disturbance, 900 block of Wayne Avenue, Williamsport. 11:03 a.m., hit and run, 1900 block of East Third Street, Loyalosck Township. 11:34 ...

Williamsport fire leaves 3 homeless

It was believed that three people were left homeless after this house at 1112 Hadtner Ave. in the city’s East End was extensively damaged in a two-alarm kitchen fire that broke out about 7:50 p.m. Tuesday, according to investigators. One resident was taken by ambulance to the local hospital ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 12:40 a.m., theft, 200 block of College Avenue, Williamsport. 1:33 a.m., harassment, 600 block of Hepburn Street, Williamsport. 1:41 a.m., criminal ...

3-vehicle crash sends 1 to hospital

A three-vehicle crash on the westbound lane of Interstate 180 approaching the Market Street bridge backed up traffic just before 4 p.m. Monday. One car, seen above, slammed into the rear of another, which then hit a third, according to emergency responders. One driver was taken to the UPMC ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY: 12:25 a.m., criminal mischief, 1000 block of Vine Avenue, Williamsport. 2:34 a.m., criminal mischief, 1000 block of Vine Avenue, Williamsport. 3:22 ...

2-vehicle crash in Williamsport

Drivers of both vehicles escaped serious injuries in a two-car collision at Memorial and Second avenues at about 3:30 p.m Friday. One car, shown above, flipped over upon impact. An unidentified woman was transported to an area hospital by emergency personnel for possible minor injuries. City ...