Police Fire and Court

23 people are charged with drug offenses

Twenty-three people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Breilun Travonte-McCloe, 23, of 628 Fifth Ave.; city police; possession with intent to deliver 11 grams of cocaine at Fourth and Memorial avenues ...

14 are charged with DUI by area police departments

Fourteen motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Nicki Lee Powell, 35, of 770 Railroad St., Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police in the 9600 block of Route 220 on July ...

Nominee’s pneumonia fuels debate about candidate health data

WASHINGTON (AP) - Anybody - no matter their age or how healthy they are - can develop pneumonia. And it's possible the campaign trail's grueling schedule, with its germy hand-shaking and selfie-taking, increased Hillary Clinton's risk.Clinton's illness appears mild, but it is fueling the ...

Tioga woman charged with manufacturing crystal meth

ELKLAND - Brooke M. Draper, 30, of 238 Bear Creek Lane, Tioga, was charged recently with operating a methamphetamine lab by Elkland Borough Police.According to documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb's office, police found the lab on June 28 after a lengthy investigation by both New ...

Police: Man overdoses in gas station bathroom

When city police arrived at the Sheetz service station at 105 Maynard St. just before 8 p.m. Saturday, 25-year-old Yuriy L. Gusev was on the floor in a public bathroom "unresponsive" from an apparent heroin overdose, according to court records.An off-duty nurse was desperately trying to revive ...

12 people face allegations for variety of crimes

Twelve people have been charged with various criminal offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Brian W. Murphy, 32, of 320 Oliver St., Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; fugitive from justice; taken into custody in the 100 block of Bridge Street in the ...

17 sentenced for variety of crimes in Lycoming County

Seventeen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents.Three were sentenced to state prison. They are: Nathan R. Forney, 30, 339 Pine St., 7 to 24 months with credit for possession with intent to deliver marijuana. Dennis E. Molino, 59, ...

7 people to face charges in Elkland District Court

ELKLAND - Seven people either have appeared or will appear before District Judge James Edgcomb to face various charges. They are: Derrick B. Updike, 27, of 39 Smith St., Tioga, faces charges of theft by deception, receiving stolen property, forgery and bad checks following an incident in ...

Divorces granted

Judges in Lycoming County recently granted the following divorces: Lauren Jimenez and Witer Jimenez Joshua T. Kreisher and Ashley B. Null-Kreisher Suzanne Nolan and Michael Nolan Tamar J. Bussard and Harry Woodring Robert McKenzie and Celina McKenzie Eric B. Derr and Christy E. Derr Mark ...

21 people are charged by area police with committing various offenses

Twenty-one people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Tyler Davis Ritter, 24, of 2168 Royal Ave.; city police; recklessly endangering and simple assault for allegedly choking girlfriend Jessi Hamm ...

Tioga County Police & Court

3 sentenced in county courtWELLSBORO - Three people were sentenced in Tioga County Court this week.According to court documents, sentenced to county jail time were: Aaron J. Low, 35, of Tioga, five years intermediate punishment for driving under the influence of intoxicants, one to 12 months in ...

Prosecutors want 13 other women to testify against Cosby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Prosecutors hoping to paint actor Bill Cosby as a serial predator at his upcoming sexual assault trial sought Tuesday to put on testimony from 13 other women who say Cosby gave them quaaludes, other drugs or alcohol before molesting them.The criminal case against the ...

Route 118 accident claims life of woman

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday night in Jordan Township, Lycoming County, according to state police.State police identified Rhonda Lois Killian, of Berwick, as the deceased.She was a passenger on the motorcycle driven by Robert G. Killian, ...

Inmate dies after suicide attempt at county prison

A Lycoming County Prison inmate has died following a suicide attempt Wednesday.County officials have released few details about the death of the unidentified male prisoner.It was reported the inmate caused serious bodily injury to himself following the attempt to take his own life.He was ...

Lawyer charged with planting tracking device in ex-girlfriend’s car

Upset about the breakup with his long-term girlfriend, a 64-year-old city man secretly planted a GPS tracking device and a audio recorder in the woman's SUV so that he could keep "track of her movements" as well as hear her voice, South Williamsport police alleged in court papers.Investigators ...

Man accused of drug possession

When two state troopers took Jason James O'Neill into custody early Tuesday afternoon on a warrant charging him with allegedly having heroin in mid-April, the 41-year-old Galeton man had on him 20 additional bags of the controlled substance, according to court records.O'Neill was arrested near ...

46 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Forty-six individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents.Six were sentenced to state prison. They are: Dawayne Lewis, 36, Philadelphia, 18 to 60 months with credit for time served for possession with intent to deliver heroin. Keri Hawkins, ...

Man wanted in connection with overdose death

Old Lycoming Township police are asking the public's help in locating fugitive Daniel Ray Peck, who allegedly purchased and supplied the heroin a 53-year-old Lock Haven man used before dying of an overdose.Peck, 47, has been charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin and related ...

Girl, 11, dies in ATV rollover on Sunday

MAINESBURG - A young girl died in a rollover accident Sunday in Sullivan Township, according to state police.The victim, whose identity was not released, died Sunday night at Troy Guthrie Hospital, police confirmed Wednesday afternoon.According to Mansfield Fire Chief Jim Welch, the 11-year-old ...

Arrested on fugitive warrant

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-GazetteJason Mersier, 26, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was taken to the Lycoming County Prison on Wednesday afternoon after he was arraigned on a fugitive from justice warrant. Jailed without bail, Mersier was expected to be extradited to Camden, New Jersey, where he was ...