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4 injured in Loyalsock Township crash

Four male juveniles in this Volkswagen Passat were injured when the car went over an embankment and crashed into a tree on Warrensville Road, about half a mile north of Four Mile Drive in Loyalsock Township around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, state police said. All four were taken to the Williamsport ...

Man arrested in sexual assault of teenager

A Williamsport man who allegedly lured a teenager into his truck had forced her into sex has been arrested on various charges. Joshua Orion Moser, 21, of 820 Wildwood Blvd., admitted to state police he had sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl Tuesday afternoon. Police said Moser ...

17 people have been charged for various alleged crimes

Seventeen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • William Brown, 31, of Frackville, Schuylkill County; South Williamsport police; possession of cocaine and contraband for allegedly ...

Former coach faces sexual assault charges

LOCK HAVEN – As of Friday afternoon a warrant was issued by the Lock Haven City Police Department for Cole Gregory Black, who is accused of having sexual contact with a student while he was a teacher at the Keystone Central School District in 2018, Lock Haven City Police Detective Richard ...

Recycling fire out after 24 hours, 6M gallons of water

It took 24 hours and an estimated six million gallons of water for area firefighters to extinguish Monday’s deep-seated fire in the scrap pile at Penn Recycling on Trenton Avenue, according to city fire officials. The fire in the four-story high scrap pile that was the size of football ...

Prison sentence ordered for endangerment

A Williamsport man who kept his young son locked in the room of a city residence was recently sentenced to Lycoming County Prison. In addition to a jail term of six to 23 1/2 months for charges which include endangering the welfare of children, Donald D. Kiper Jr. was ordered to perform 75 ...

Man accused of drug packaging

When a group of law enforcement officers raided the city home of suspected drug dealer Darnell Cotton on the evening of July 30, the 24-year-old man was packaging heroin with an 11-year-old boy, according to court records. As members of the Special Emergency Response Team were moving into the ...

Man who allegedly threatened City Hall arrested in D.C.

City police said a Washington D.C. man was in custody on a warrant, charging him with allegedly making threatening telephone calls to City Hall on Tuesday. Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested Kevin Bascomb, 34, at his home about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. “From ...

15 sentenced in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — Fifteen individuals recently were sentenced in Tioga County. Sentenced to state prison was: • Freeman B. Haning, 69, of Westfield, nine to 24 months and a $500 fine for a fourth driving under the influence. Sentenced to County Prison were: • Mark T. Hitsman, 21, of ...

Scrap pile at recycling center catches fire

Flames broke out about 2:20 p.m. Monday in a 65-foot high scrap pile at Penn Recycling Inc., 3300 Trenton Ave., in Williamsport's Newberry neighborhood. The blaze went to three alarms by 3:30 p.m. and continued burning when this video was posted about 4:30 p.m. Thick black and gray smoke ...

Re-entry ceremony Sept. 6

The summer Re-entry Transition Ceremony will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Community Theater League, it was announced by Michael Boughton, program director, at the Lycoming County Prison Board meeting Friday. Following the ceremony, there will be an open house at Executive Plaza to celebrate ...

25 people sentenced in county court

Twenty-five people recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court. Four were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Tramane W. Moore, 30, of Williamsport, 24 to 48 months, 200 hours probation and $1,500 in fines for receiving stolen property and theft by unlawful taking. • Saleema ...

Man charged with sexually assaulting a minor

A man was arrested in Lawrenceville on sexual assault charges involving an underage girl following an investigation by law enforcement officials. State police obtained an arrest warrant Aug. 5 charging Beau Reed, 41, for offenses alleged to have occurred in Tioga County in May 2018. Reed was ...

17 charged with various crimes in Tioga County

Seventeen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Jared Seth Nunemakert, 29, of 662 Walnut St., Blandon; Mansfield police; fleeing or attempting to elude officer, resisting arrest, ...

Judge adds to homicide sentence

A federal judge added 10 years in federal prison to a former Williamsport man who already is serving 18 1/2 to 45 years in state prison after pleading guilty in a murder on Poco Farm Road in Loyalsock Township. Zachary James Williams received a 10-year federal sentence Monday from U.S. ...

Five sent to Corning Hospital after crash

LAWRENCEVILLE — Two vehicles with multiple passengers crashed after a misjudgement on space between the vehicles around 1:30 p.m. along Route 15 coming from the New York border. Jessica K. Jacquier-Hann, 35, of Bath, New York, was operating a Chevrolet Suburban with five minors inside at ...

Fugitive found in Williamsport, taken for Philadelphia shooting

A fugitive wanted in a Philadelphia shooting was found in a raid Wednesday at a house in the 1400 block of Saint James Place, U.S. Marshals Service said. The fugitive investigation-led task force took the suspect, Eric Antoine Richardson, 35, out of the house, arresting him in connection with ...

Thirty-five receive sentences for various crimes

Thirty-five people recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Chase W. Lynch, 46, of South Williamsport, three to six months, $300 fine, drug & alcohol assessment, and DUI education for DUI and recklessly endangering another ...

14 charged for alleged crimes in Lycoming County

Fourteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Louis Mercantino III, 34, of 1585 Route 495, Hughesville; Old Lycoming Township police; theft and receiving stolen property for ...

Four charged with various crimes

Four people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Eddie Johnson Jr., 33, of 1955 Lycoming Creek Road; state police; aggravated assault, simple assault and related offenses for allegedly ...