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Police Fire and Court

11 cited for drug crimes

Eleven people have been charged with various drug offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Tanner E. Rager, 20, of State College; city police; possession with intent to deliver 116 grams of marijuana and related offenses in the 2300 block of West Fourth Street on ...

Former doctor pleads guilty to trying to get nude photo of teen girl

GREENSBURG (AP) — A former physician who lost his license over a sex-for-pills case in 2002 pleaded guilty Monday to attempting to possess explicit cellphone pictures of a 15-year-old girl. The plea agreement calls for 60-year-old Robert Franzino, a former emergency room physician from ...

PSU asks judge to overturn verdict

BELLEFONTE (AP) — Penn State University is challenging a jury’s $7.3 million award to a former assistant football coach in his defamation case against the university. In court filings, attorneys for the school say Mike McQueary failed to prove the university defamed him after it became ...

State in Brief

No charges coming vs. officer who killed man HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a police officer who fatally shot a man who authorities say was holding a knife to his mother’s throat. Dauphin County District Attorney Edward Marsico Jr. ...

17 charged with DUI

Seventeen motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Richard Leon Kelley, 69, of 483 Sholder Road; Old Lycoming Township police on Bottle Run Road on Sept. 25. • Wyatt ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY 4:12 a.m., disturbance with injury, 50 block of Sherwood Drive, Clinton Township. 8:08 a.m., criminal mischief, 9800 block of North Route 220, Piatt ...

15 people face various criminal charges

Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Courtney Erin Derr, of 1101 W. Front St., South Williamsport; city police; aggravated assault for allegedly biting and striking members of ...

Plea agreement nets man fine

JERSEY SHORE — In a plea agreement before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley, Joshua D. Huling, 21, of 974 Pearson Road, pleaded guilty to summary harassment after Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police withdrew a charge of simple assault. The charges stemmed from an incident in which Huling pushed ...

Woman looking out window shot, killed

UNIONTOWN. (AP) — Authorities say a western Pennsylvania woman looking out a window was killed when she apparently was hit by a stray bullet. Jaqualine Carey, 32, of Uniontown, was visiting her sister’s residence. Witnesses said a noise outside prompted Carey to look out the window at ...

Woman pleads guilty to charges in 3 separate cases

Trista Kay Lebarron, 22, pleaded guilty to robbery and simple assault Friday for her involvement in an attempted robbery of a shopper outside of the Weis Market at 1916 Lycoming Creek Road on Dec. 28, 2015. Lebarron and her boyfriend, Nicholas James Gowin, planned to take a woman’s purse in ...

Robbery suspect returns from California

A former Tioga County man was brought back here this week from Los Angeles to face charges of allegedly robbing three businesses in two-days in late April to support his drug habit, according to court records. An admitted heroin addict, Alan Michael Dodge, 23, formerly of Mansfield, has ...

Police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 3:14 a.m., criminal mischief, 2200 block of Fox Street, Old Lycoming Township. 9:34 a.m., domestic disturbance, 10000 block of Park Avenue, ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 3:14 a.m., criminal mischief, 2200 block of Fox Street, Old Lycoming Township. 9:34 a.m., domestic disturbance, 10000 block of Park Avenue, ...

17 individuals recently sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Seventeen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Dominique G. Adams-Coffey, 25, 625 Grace St., 20 to 60 months with credit for time served for carrying a firearm withouth a ...

Fire destroys log home, kills pets

MANSFIELD —  A fast-moving fire that had been burning for “some time” before it was discovered destroyed the log home of Wayne and Janice Yskamp at 813 Valley Road, Richmond Township, on Tuesday. According to Mansfield Fire Chief Jim Welch, the Yskamps’ son, Brad, was living in the ...

Trailer full of Cool Whip gets hot

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-Gazette This tractor-trailer loaded “floor-to-ceiling and from front-to-back” with Cool Whip caught fire about 5:40 p.m. Thursday as the truck driver, who was not injured, was traveling south on Route 15 near Pinchtown Road, right at the Clinton-Brady township line. ...

2 boaters charged with being under the influence

Two who were boating on the Susquehanna River have been charged with operating a watercraft while under the influence of intoxicants, according to the state Fish and Boat Commission. On the afternoon of July 17, Jeffrey Scott Williams, 59, of 94 Anderson Road, Linden, was under the influence ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 12:22 a.m., shots fired, 600 block of Cherry Street, Williamsport. 8:20 a.m., criminal mischief, 500 block of West Third Street, ...