Police Fire and Court

Water damages apartments

Three tenants in the Center City Building, 47 W. Fourth St., have been temporarily displaced after a sprinkler in a fifth-floor apartment was activated just after 5 p.m. Thursday, sending water to all the floors below and causing three ceilings to collapse, city Deputy Fire Chief David Dymeck ...

Countywide police actiivies

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:SEPT. 1612:21 a.m., drug activity, 1000 block of North Loyalsock Avenue, Montoursville.12:41 a.m., domestic disturbance, 400 block of Colvin Road, Old Lycoming ...

54 people are sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Fifty-four individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents.Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: Randell L. Peterson, 37, 326 Bridge St., 24 to 60 months with credit for time served for delivery of a controlled substance heroin. Eugene ...

Dryer fire draws responders to Muncy business

MUNCY - Volunteer firefighters from four communities responded to Keystone Filler and Manufacturing Co. at 214 Railroad St. about 5 p.m. Thursday when a large industrial dryer reportedly caught fire.Firefighters from Muncy Area, Hughesville, Picture Rocks and Montoursville worked together to ...

DEP worker charged over part-time job

A longtime employee of the state Department of Environmental Protection has been arrested on felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly using a state-issued vehicle for personal purposes as well as falsifying documents that he submitted to his agency.The charges were filed by the state ...

Covington woman jailed after shotgun discharges in apartment

MANSFIELD - Janet M. Towne, 37, of 2312 N. Williamson Road, Covington, was jailed after she allegedly discharged a firearm inside an occupied structure at 2312 N. Williamson Road in Putnam Township on July 8.Towne was charged by state police with discharge of a firearm into an occupied ...

New Albany man is charged with the corruption of minors

TOWANDA - Stephen A. Garinger, 27, of New Albany, faces corruption of minors charges in connection with an incident that occurred in August.According to state police, on Sept. 20, charges were filed against Garinger after he allegedly had sex with a 16-year-old girl at a residence in Franklin ...

Tioga County Police & Court

3 sentenced in Tioga County CourtWELLSBORO - Three people were sentenced in Tioga County Court recently.According to court documents, sentenced to county jail time was: Ryan J. West, 24, of Wellsboro, 364 days to two years minus a day for forgery, 372 days credit for time served, one year ...

Man is charged in alleged stabbing

WELLSBORO - Eric S. Grabowski, 33, of 11575 Route 6, Wellsboro, was charged by state police after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend in the leg during a domestic incident.According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard's office, Grabowski was charged with aggravated assault, simple ...

Countywide police activity report

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:SEPT. 131:11 a.m., intoxicated peson, 800 block of Memorial Avenue, Williamsport.1:14 a.m., reckless driving, 23300 block of Interstate 180 East, Loyalsock ...

Alleged heroin dealer’s trial continues in federal court

A heroin addict testified Tuesday that she was supplied the narcotic by a man whose trial continues today in U.S. Middle District Court.The woman said she went to a "stash house" off Washington Boulevard, where she saw other women packaging heroin for sale on the streets.She also identified the ...

Man convicted in rock-toss that hurt teacher nears prison release

SMITHFIELD (AP) - A second man convicted in a rock-throwing episode on a Pennsylvania interstate that caused severe brain trauma to an Ohio teacher is set to be released from prison.The Daily Item reports 21-year-old Brett Lahr could leave a state prison in Smithfield Monday when he completes ...

Alleged heroin dealer’s trial moves to a third day today

A federal court jury trial began this week for a man accused of allegedly dealing heroin and cocaine from a Loyalsock Township residence in 2015.Antoine Paris Davis, 38 at the time of his arrest last summer, faces charges of conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine and possession with intent ...

Man accused of burglary, trading gun for pills

An Old Lycoming Township man has been jailed on charges of allegedly breaking into a neighbor's home earlier this year and stealing $5,000 as well as a handgun, according to township police.Sometime after the break-in, the accused burglar, Frank L. Girardi Jr., sold the gun to a known drug ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:SEPT. 91:08 a.m., intoxicated person, 700 block of West Edwin Street, Williamsport.3:12 a.m., drug activity, 1900 block of Lycoming Creek Road, Old Lycoming ...

Man charged with making terroristic threats after incident

A man faces charges of terroristic threats after an incident involving several people Sunday.Police reported Mitchell Cohick Wheeland, 27, was taken into custody at 79 Becker Hill Road, Williamsport.Wheeland allegedly had appeared at the residence where he hit a woman and pushed another woman ...

Towanda man charged with rape in ’07 incident

TOWANDA - Kenneth O. Raymond Sr., 32, of Towanda, faces charges in connection with an incident that occurred in September 2007.According to state police, charges of rape, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault and indecent assault were filed in District Judge Michael Shaw's courtroom ...

Countywide police acitivities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:SEPT. 1212:24 a.m., domestic disturbance, 2500 block of Federal Avenue, Williamsport.12:41 a.m., domestic disturbance, 800 block of Funston Avenue, Williamsport.1:45 ...

Cops: Man caught with hand in snack bag

TOWANDA - David R. Sullivan, 23, of Gillett, was charged by state police with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after officers investigated a report of a suspicious male passed out at the Dandy Mini Mart in North Towanda Township on Sept. 23.State police said, Sullivan was found ...