Police Fire and Court

Man enters guilty plea on public drunkenness, trespassing charges

JERSEY SHORE - Jesse James Brooks, 27, of 671 Youngs Road, Linden, pleaded guilty to charges of trespassing and public drunkenness after Tiadaghton Valley Regional police withdrew a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest.The charges stemmed from an incident in the 1300 block of Allegheny Street ...

Man pleads guilty to lying on form to purchase gun

PENNSDALE - Michael Ernest Stevens, 27, of Shamokin, pleaded guilty last week to a Muncy Township police charge of making unsworn falsification to authorities that stemmed from an incident in mid-February in which he put down false information on a government form when he attempted to purchase ...

6 charged with variety of crimes

Six people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Barbara Carol Bennett, 70, of 326 Bridge St.; city police; felony shoplifting after she was caught allegedly trying to steal $76 worth of merchandise ...

Catholic principal on leave after indecent assault charge

JOHNSTOWN (AP) - The principal of a Catholic K-8 school in western Pennsylvania has been placed on paid leave because he's been charged with indecent assault.The Altoona-Johnstown Diocese says 30-year-old Keith Kuckenbrod's charges do "not involve minors and is not school related." Details of ...

11 charged with drug-related offenses

Eleven people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Harley James Zeigler, 28, of 390 Valley St., DuBoistown; city police; possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia in the 800 block of First Street on ...

12 charged with DUI by area law enforcement

Twelve motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substance.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Michael T. Rennicks, 32, of 211 Smith St., Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police following a crash in the 200 block of ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:SEPT. 2312:31 a.m., reckless driver, 12700 block of South Route 15, Lewis Township.12:35 a.m., reckless driver, 12700 block of South Route 15, Lewis Township.3:13 ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center:SEPT. 1812:24 a.m., disorderly conduct, 1900 block of North Bald Eagle Alley, South Williamsport.12:25 a.m., reckless driver, 20 block of South Market Street, Muncy ...

Parents accused of letting toddler wander streets

A mother and father face charges after they allowed their toddler child to wander out of their apartment and go unsupervised on morning of May 29, according to Montoursville police.Michael Lee Kreger, 26, and Rebecca Lynn Jordun, 21, both have been charged with endangering the welfare of a ...

Police: Woman breaks house-arrest to shoplift

Vanesssa L. Weaver, convicted of felony shoplifting, was court-ordered on Aug. 23 to remain at her home, but two days later she left the house and went to Kohl's, on William Street in the city, where she was caught allegedly trying to steal merchandise, according to court records.Already ...

Assault charge withdrawn

With insufficient evidence to pursue the case, city police withdrew charges of simple assault and harassment against Robert J. Bausinger, 46, of 110 N. Broad St., Hughesville.The charges stemmed from an incident in which he was accused of pushing his wife, Kristen, through a glass door at 1664 ...

12 charged in court

Twelve people have been charged by area police with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Travis Lee Eiswerth, 28, of 141 Boak Ave., Hughesville; state police; theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing $180 from a ...

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 ...