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City police activities

Following are complaints handled by city police, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:TUESDAY1:55 a.m., disturbance, 859 Memorial Ave.6:19 a.m., assault with injury, 326 Bridge St.1:01 p.m., holdup, 320 Jerome Ave.2:23 p.m., theft, 807 Park Place.3:14 p.m., domestic ...

City police activities

Following are complaints handled by city police, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:MONDAY9:29 a.m., harassment, 245 W. Fourth St.1:01 p.m., disturbance, 707 W. Fourth St.12:59 p.m., hit-and-run, Route 220 North and Route 15 North2:51 p.m., hit-and-run, 201 William ...

Death of 5th victim in fatal crash ruled homicide

SCRANTON (AP) - The death of the fifth victim killed in a fatal January wrong-way crash in northeastern Pennsylvania has been ruled a homicide.The Times-Tribune reports the Lackawanna County Coroner's Office said Monday that 42-year-old Bhaveshkumar Patel died of multiple traumatic injuries ...

Judge delays decision on new child-sex trial for priest

JOHNSTOWN (AP) - A federal judge heard evidence that prosecutors may have wrongly withheld evidence against a Pennsylvania priest convicted of sexually abusing children in Honduras but didn't immediately decide whether he deserves a new trial.The 70-year-old priest, Joseph Maurizio, was ...

2 trapped when van overturns

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-GazetteFirefighters work to extricate two women, an 85-year-old driver and a 34-year-old passenger, from this overturned van that crashed in front of the DuBoistown Borough Hall on Euclid Avenue about 11:50 a.m. Monday. Borough Fire Chief Paul McKinley was at the borough ...

Burglary-related charges dropped against man

All charges have been dropped against Jahreese M. Strickland after the victim realized she picked the wrong man out of a photo array, according to city police.Police withdrew charges of burglary, theft and conspiracy against the 19-year-old Strickland, of 1157 Park Ave., after Michelle Crispin, ...

16 people are charged with various offenses

Sixteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Quentin James Williams, 20, of Barto, Berks County; city police; aggravated assault, resisting arrest, escape and public drunkenness for allegedly becoming unruly and ...

18 are charged with DUI by area police

Eighteen motorists have been charged with driving under influence of intoxicants or controlled substances. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Joshua Jacob Laubscher, 32, of 212 N. Lincoln Ave., Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police on North Lincoln Avenue on Jan. ...

City police activities

Following are complaints handled by city police, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:FRIDAY6:17 a.m., domestic disturbance, 326 Bridge St.10:12 a.m., robbery, 2500 Newberry St.10:30 a.m., disorderly conduct, 514 High St.11:39 a.m., domestic disturbance, 2416 Dove St.1:29 ...

Man pleads guilty to child porn

James E. Haddix, 46, of 925 Henrietta St. pled guilty to 11 counts of possession of child pornography, in Lycoming County Court, Friday.The sentencing date has not yet been set, but Haddix is expected to receive 30 to 42 months in state prison, per his plea deal with the District Attorney's ...

City woman sentenced for threatening child, neighbors

Barbara L. Moore, 48, previously of 37 Eldred St., pleaded guilty and was sentenced for threatening to shoot her neighbors and her 2-year-old son, in Lycoming County Court, Friday."I know what I did, and I know what I did was wrong," Moore said to President Judge Nancy Butts on Friday. "My ...

City police activities

Following are complaints handled by city police, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:THURSDAY12:11 a.m., domestic disturbance, 602 Glenwood Ave.12:23 a.m., disturbance, 726 Second St.3:33 p.m., theft, 621 Second St.3:55 p.m., disorderly conduct, 432 Glenwood Ave.7:04 p.m., ...

Motorist faces 13 charges after chase

Tyler Austin Burns, 19, of 1056 W. Fourth St., faces 13 charges, including fleeing or attempting to elude an officer, for an incident that occurred while he was driving along Route 220 northbound on Nov. 22.At the end of a pursuit, the man allegedly got out of his car and told a state trooper ...

20 people sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty individuals recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court, according to court documents.Four were sentenced to state prison. They are: Kayla D. Bartholow, 26, 900 W. Third St., 38 days to 24 months with credit for time served for retail theft. Aly M. MacDonald, 21, 900 W. Third St., ...

8 are charged with DUI

Eight people have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances.Those charged and the police departments involved were: Brenda Kay Tawney, 55, of 421 Front St., Linden; state police following a crash on the 500 block of Front Street on Oct. 23. ...

City police activities

Following are complaints handled by city police, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:WEDNESDAY4:01 a.m., domestic disturbance, 1619 Catherine St.7:21 a.m., hit-and-run, 1053 Rural Ave.10:48 a.m., theft, 925 Hepburn St.11:11 a.m., domestic disturbance, 707 W. Fourth ...

Trial in case of aggravated assault hears from alleged victim

The jury trial for Kenneth Martin, 38, of Philadelphia, charged with burglary and aggravated assault, finished its first day in Lycoming County Court on Thursday.Martin is charged with breaking into hotel room 214 at the Econo Lodge at 2019 E. Third St. Loyalsock Township, on June 19, 2012. The ...

Visiting judge’s dismissal of case ‘unlawful,’ DA says

The commonwealth's charge of unlawful possession of a firearm against Jeffrey Stuart Lewis, 28, of Philadelphia, was dismissed by visiting Judge J. Michael Williamson due to a lack of evidence during a jury trial in Lycoming County Court on Wednesday.The ruling was based on the corpus delicti ...

Man charged with arson and child endangerment

MANSFIELD - Michael A. Campbell, 23, of 427 Troy St., Canton, was charged by state police with arson, endangering the welfare of children and criminal mischief after he allegedly lit a pile of discarded furniture on fire at 84 McCracken Road on Sept. 24.According to documents filed at District ...

Tioga County Police & Court

9 are sentenced in Tioga County CourtWELLSBORO - Nine people were sentenced in Tioga County Court on Monday. According to court documents, sentenced to county prison time was: Raymond E. Dugan Jr., 55, of Westfield, one to five years in jail for driving under the influence of intoxicants, ...