Police Fire and Court

Police: Fugitive heroin dealer found, arrested

With the help of several tips, Old Lycoming Township police took fugitive and alleged drug dealer Daniel Ray Peck, 47, into custody Friday on charges of possession with intent to deliver heroin and related offenses.Police said Peck was the one who allegedly supplied heroin to 53-year-old Steve ...

48 individuals are sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Forty-eight individuals recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court, according to court documents.One was sentenced to state prison. He is: Travis I. Reitz, 27, Bellefonte, 21 to 60 months with credit for escape.Eighteen were sentenced to county prison. They are: James M. Kipferl, 24, ...

Pair charged with child endangerment

While watching their 9-year-old son and 1-year-old grandson one afternoon in late June, Brian Keith Hoy and Stephanie Lynn Kuhns were "snorting bags of heroin together in a bathroom" at their home at 332 Locust St., city police Cpl. Dustin Reeder alleged in an affidavit.Hoy, 42, then walked out ...

12 charged with various offenses by area police

Twelve people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records.Those charged and the police departments involved were: Christopher B. Bowling, 33, of 362 Fisher St., South Williamsport; South Williamsport police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly assaulting Amber ...

2 waive hearings; charges against a third are dropped

JERSEY SHORE - Two men waived their preliminary hearings while state police dropped charges against a third in connection with an incident in the 400 block of Whyne Road in Mifflin Township on May 12,Zachary Thomas Klinefelter, 20, of Mill Hall, had been charged with simple assault and ...

Car, moped collide

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-GazetteA man operating a moped was injured when the cycle and a Buick Century, above, collided at West Third and Locust streets about 4:10 p.m. Thursday, city police said. In the photo, passersby attend to the man as they wait for an ambulance. However, soon after ...

South Side man sentenced to 7 to 15 years in child porn case

Anthony M. Rudinski, 40, of South Williamsport, has been sentenced to seven to 15 years in state prison in a child pornography case.Rudinski was found guilty of 16 counts of possession of child pornography and one count each of sexual abuse of children for disseminating child pornography and ...

Victim of Tuesday’s Route 220 fatal crash identified

The man killed in Tuesday's one-vehicle crash at Route 220 and Pine Run Road in Woodward Township was Eric K. Emahiser, 46, of Lock Haven, who was a passenger in a PT Cruiser driven by his wife, Stacy J. Emahiser, 42, state police said.Stacy Emahiser was traveling south on Route 220 when her ...

Man pleads guilty to harassment

In a plea agreement before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman, Kevin A. Garb, 27, of 1920 Walters Road, Loyalsock Township, pleaded guilty to a summary harassment charge after state police agreed to withdraw a misdemeanor charge of simple assault.The charges stemmed from Garb striking his brother, ...

Tioga County Police & Court

9 sentenced in Tioga County CourtWELLSBORO - Nine people were sentenced in Tioga County Court on Monday.Sentenced to county jail time were: Jimmy E. Fish, 64, of Mansfield, 213 days to two years minus a day in Tioga County Prison for terroristic threats. Credit for 213 days time served, no ...

Trial begins for man involved with 2-year-old’s self-inflicted shooting

The aggravated assault trial of Cody A. Asher, 22, of Montoursville, who faces charges from his girlfriend's 2-year-old son's self-inflicted shooting in March 2015, began with testimony from police in Lycoming County Court on Wednesday.William C. Hagemeyer, a Montoursville Borough police ...

Police: Dealer who sold near-fatal heroin arrested, charged

Five days after Emily Haller recovered from a heroin overdose, the 21-year-old woman was on the telephone with the man who allegedly supplied her with the two bags of the controlled substance that caused the overdose, according to Old Lycoming Township police Sgt. Christopher Kriner.The alleged ...

Police: Owner finds man breaking into vehicle

A man was arrested after forcefully being held by the owner of a car he allegedly broke into until police could arrive early Monday morning, South Williamsport Borough police alleged in an affidavit.Jordan Charles Hevener, 25, of 353 W. Third St., was nabbed shortly after 3 a.m. Monday.Police ...

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, ...