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Sixteen people charged in Lycoming

Sixteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Sheb Brown, 49, of Ralston; state police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly striking his wife, Molly Hebe, in the face in ...

Police: Drug raid leads to Avis woman’s arrest

AVIS — Early yesterday morning, officers from the Clinton County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 1 W. Central Ave., and then arrested Bobbie Kichman, 49, for possession of crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Clinton County District Attorney David Strouse said a ...

Twenty-seven receive sentences

Twenty-six people were recently sentenced in Lycoming County Court. Three were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Latasha E. Depitte, 27, of Williamsport, 21 to 48 months and drug and alcohol assessment for possession with intent to deliver. • Christopher W. Levengood, 37, of ...

Motion to reduce sentence in fatal DUI rejected

CLEARFIELD — President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman rejected a motion from Gregory A. Millinder Jr., 33, of Madera for less prison time recently handed down for a fatal DUI crash. Last month, Millinder pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle, both a ...

Judge denies bail in February shooting

A Harrisburg man, who sent police on a man hunt in mid-February, was arraigned Wednesday before Judge Christian Frey. He attempted to kill another man with a firearm at Sixth Avenue and High Street, city police allege. Ejuan Jamal Cosby, 21, who lived near Almond Street for a time, sat in ...

Five people charged

Five people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Quinton J. Wilson, 18, of 2104 Commings St.; city police; possession and disorderly conduct at the intersection of Campbell and West ...

2 arraigned on drug charges

MONTGOMERY – After running two stop signs and traveling at excessive speeds, Justin Kennedy lost control of his 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo at Second and Broad streets, crashing into a curb and driving on the sidewalk and through a yard before he bailed out and fled on foot, borough police ...

Couple arraigned on firearm charges

Timothy Kuhns II, a convicted felon, knew very well he was prohibited from buying or even possessing a firearm, so he had his wife fill out the necessary paperwork and purchase a handgun for him at an area gun shop, Old Lycoming Township police Sgt. Christopher Kriner alleged in an ...

2 charged with alleged child endangerment

When 39-year-old Michael Fitzwater drove around Williamsport and other parts of the county to buy marijuana, he apparently thought there was nothing wrong that a 10-year-old child was with him, riding in the backseat, state police said. The child told police that on at least four different ...

Fourteen people charged with crimes

Fourteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Khaleef Davis, 18, of Yeadon; the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to deliver heroin and cocaine for his ...

9 people charged with various crimes

Nine people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Calvin Spann, 50, of 744 Arch St.; city police; strangulation, simple assault and harassment for allegedly striking Sue Brion multiple ...

Police: Ex-student, accomplice stole from Penn College dorms

A former Pennsylvania College of Technology student and accomplice allegedly stole $1,400 worth of items and $300 in cash from dorm rooms, according to an affidavit filed by Penn College police. Giovonni P. Davis, 20, of 869 Memorial Ave., and William N. Silva-Gautier, 19, of Lewisburg, are ...

Woman killed in car accident

An elderly woman was killed in a vehicle crash Friday along Route 414 in Liberty Township, Tioga County. State police at Mansfield identified the deceased as Darlene E. Harrison, 77, of Middlebury Center. Police said she was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Herbert Harrison Jr., 76, of ...

Fire heavily damages home

Firefighters from several departments battled flames at a home in Jersey Shore early Saturday morning. The residence at 400 Wilson St. was heavily damaged. Jersey Shore Borough Fire Chief Robert Cowfer reported the fire, which started sometime around 6:30 a.m., originated from a wood stove ...

2 charged for allegedly working meth lab

Two people were charged this week with allegedly operating a one-pot methamphetamine lab inside an apartment at Newberry Estates, 2500 Federal Ave., late last month, according to city police. Michael Puch, who turns 34 on Thursday, of 317 S. Lincoln Ave., Jersey Shore, and his girlfriend, ...

20 sentenced in Lycoming County

Twenty individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. One person was sentenced to state prison. He is: • Husain T. Butler, 21, of Williamsport, six to 12 months for two counts of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of ...

Former treasurer accused of stealing from combat veterans organization

A Northumberland County man who served just over two years as treasurer for a local chapter of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association has been arrested on felony charges for allegedly stealing nearly $18,000 from the organization, according to state police Steven Haines, 54, of ...

22 people recently charged

Twenty-two people have been charged with various criminal offenses in Lycoming County, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Arthur Smith, 49, of 1438 1/2 Memorial Ave.; city police; possession with intent to deliver 18 bags of heroin and seven ...

15 charged for various crimes

Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Jermar Hines, 43, of 355 Fisher St., South Williamsport; the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to deliver ...

Traffic stops yield drugs; 2 charged

A total of 25 bags of heroin, four grams of cocaine and 19 grams of marijuana were found in two separate and routine traffic stops last week, as city police arrested two men — including a known Crip gang leader — who attempted to conceal the contraband in their rectum. Tyra Otha Golden, ...