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8 are facing charges for various offenses

Eight people face criminal charges for various offenses, according to court records.Those charged and the departments involved were: Leanna M. Applegate, 32, of 1573 Northway Road; state police; reckless endangerment and a firearm violation for allegedly pointing a handgun at Amanda McEwen ...

Woman allegedly tries to rob store

An area woman faces charges for allegedly attempting to rob a convenience store before getting run out by a manager wielding a baseball bat, city police alleged.Police say Samantha Ann Kline, 24, of 62 Breininger Lane, walked into the Uni-Mart on 1037 High St. around 10 p.m. Saturday wearing a ...

4 charged with variety of crimes

Four people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Jon T. Roles II, 24, of 138 Slacks Run Road, Trout Run; Old Lycoming Township police; theft for allegedly stealing $2.61 worth of gasoline from Sunoco, 1601 ...

9 face charges in Lycoming County for drug-related offenses

Nine people have been charged with various drug offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Kyle Emery Spotts, 26, of 345 First St., Linden; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the 8200 block of Route 220 on April 18; sent a ...

Police: Motorist uses heroin, falls from car

After driving from her home in Centre County to Williamsport to buy three bags of heroin, 35-year-old Kristina Marie Homan injected one of the bags "somewhere between the city and Linden" and then pulled into a parking lot along Route 220 in Woodward Township, state police said.She then opened ...

17 sentenced in county

Seventeen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents.Sixteen were sentenced to probation. They are: Damon E. Cruz, 37, New York, 12 months and 50 hours community service for disorderly conduct. Carrie L. Bernard, 49, 833 Park Place, 12 ...

Charges against man withdrawn

Old Lycoming Township police withdrew charges of theft and conspiracy this week against Jordan Michael Probst, 32, of 45 Back St., Montoursville, according to court records filed at the office of District Judge William Solomon.The charges stemmed from the theft of $4,000 from a vehicle on ...

Man enters guilty plea for filing false police reports

JERSEY SHORE - In a plea agreement before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley, Branden Robert Gundrum, 18, of 2734 Blair St., pleaded guilty to a Tiadaghton Valley Regional police charge of false reports to law enforcement after a charge of hindering apprehension was withdrawn.The charges stemmed ...

Lock Haven man gets 8 to 16 years for rape

By CARA MORNINGSTARcmorningstar@sungazette.comDaniel A. Biblehimer, 50, of Lock Haven, was sentenced to 8 to 16 years in state prison for two counts of rape of a child and other offenses in Lycoming County Court.Biblehimer admitted to raping a young girl from April 1, 2008, to March 9, 2012, ...

Couple allegedly involved in 2nd child abuse incident

MUNCY - A couple faces charges for their second incident involving injuries to a child, Muncy police alleged in court papers.Michael Zachariah Neff, 24, and Danielle Marie Parsons, 24, both formerly of the 200 block of Broad Street, Montoursville, were arraigned before District Judge Jon E. ...

23 sentenced in court

Twenty-three individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Eight were sentenced to state prison. They are: Niheem K. Freeman, 18, 1108 Market St., 9 to 36 months with credit for possession with intent to deliver heroin. Michael Stevens, 31, ...

7 are sentenced in Tioga County Court

Seven people recently were sentenced in Tioga County Court.Sentenced to county prison were: Matthew Wilson, 30 days to 11 1/2 months; three years probation and a $100 fine for receiving stolen property. Brennan West, one day to 12 months and a $100 fine for a parole violation. Nicole Handmore, ...

Woman struck by vehicle listed in critical condition

Kathleen J. Kennedy, 69, of Williamsport, was reported in critical condition with injuries she suffered when she was struck by a car driven by Paulette M. Weidler, of Williamsport, on East Third Street, just west of Tinsman Avenue, about 3 p.m. Saturday, state police said Wednesday.In another ...

10 face charges for drug-related offenses

Ten people have been charged with various drug offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Antoinne Julian Johnson, 26, of Harrisburg; city police; possession with intent to deliver 4.4 grams of marijuana and related offenses in the 700 block of West Edwin Street on May 3; ...

16 accused of DUI in county court

Sixteen people have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or a controlled substance. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Matthew Thomas Clark, 29, of 452 Meadowview Drive, Montoursville; state police in the 4000 block of Route 87 in Upper Fairfield ...

DA weighing pursuit of death penalty in ’13 Beaver County killing

BEAVER (AP) - The district attorney is mulling whether to pursue the death penalty against a man who just surrendered on charges he killed another man outside a western Pennsylvania social club.Forty-four-year-old Eric Washington surrendered Sunday, two days after a new witness statement and ...

2 facing charges

Two men recently were arrested by city police. They are: Jermaine C. Reddick, 43, of Pennsauken, New Jersey, city police after a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Park Avenue 1 a.m. Saturday, possession with intent to deliver of five bags of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia and ...

Crash on Route 220 causes road closure

JERSEY SHORE - Due to a tractor-trailer crash, Route 220 northbound near Jersey Shore was closed from around 2 p.m. throughout the rest of the day on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.A detour was set up using Route 44 southbound and Route 654, it said.The road was ...

Man sentenced to life without parole

By CARA MORNINGSTARcmorningstar@sungazette.comRashawn J. Williams, 34, formerly of Philadelphia, was sentenced Thursday to life without parole in state prison for first-degree murder and other charges in connection with a downtown shooting nearly two years ago.County Judge Marc F. Lovecchio ...

Authorities seek help in finding missing man, 62, from Milton

Authorities are asking the public's help in locating 62-year-old Milton resident Martin "Marty" B. Golder III, who has been missing for more than a week and could be in the Williamsport area.Police are concerned about his safety and well-being.Saying "goodbye to his family," Golder left his ...