Police Fire and Court

14 charged with drug-related offenses

Fourteen people have been charged with various drug offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved are: Freddie Grady, 74, of 416 Louisa St.; the county's Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to deliver 147 bags of marijuana and related offenses at his home in the ...

11 motorists charged with DUI offenses

Eleven motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances. Those charged and the police departments involved are: Alton M. Vogt, 41, of Mechanicsburg; state park rangers on Rock Run Road in Hepburn Township on Sunday. Kevin David Jones, 57, of ...

4 people charged with various offenses

Four people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved are: Duane Allen Solomon, 39, of 504 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly assaulting his ...

1 injured in Monday crash is identified

City police on Thursday released the identity of the passenger who, along with the driver, was injured in a one-car crash at the Market Street bridge off-ramp to Interstate 180 West early Monday morning.The passenger, Robert Vanemon, 38, of Linden, remained in critical condition at Geisinger ...

Divorces granted in Lycoming County

Judges in Lycoming County recently granted the following divorces:Sarah Neely and Corey NeelyTodd Harper and Nicole Engler HarperPavlina Hopkins and Cody HopkinsJeanette Lednum and Daniel LednumWesley Tyler Beachum and Bethaney Lynn BeachumJason Edward Neufer and Kristin Lynn NeuferRalph M. ...

Purse snatcher gets 26 to 64 years

Reuben McDowell, 59, of Williamsport, was sentenced to 26 to 64 years in state prison for multiple charges including burglary, robbery and stalking in Lycoming County Court on Wednesday.After a three-day trial in March, McDowell was found guilty of stealing purses from multiple victims, ...

4 face charges in Lycoming County

Four people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Devaun N. Smith, 27, last known address of 1534 Northway Road; two sets of state police charges; one set involved felony trespassing and criminal mischief for ...

11 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Eleven individuals recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court, according to court documents.Two were sentenced to county prison. They are: Dennis G. Geevey, 62, 140 Creek Road Apartment 2, Cogan Station, seven days to six months, $300 fine and 50 hours community service for DUI. Steven L. ...

6 appearing before district judge for variety of charges

MANSFIELD - Six people have appeared or will appear before District Judge Rob Repard to face various charges. Anthony G. Williams, 19, of 869 Park Ave., Williamsport, faces charges of simple assault and disorderly conduct from an incident in the Mansfield University parking lot, in which there ...

Ex-police chief’s son files lawsuit over 2014 case

ALLENTOWN (AP) - The son of a former eastern Pennsylvania police chief acquitted of pointing a gun at two undercover detectives says racial profiling and political retribution against his father played roles in his arrest.Christopher Fitzgerald's federal civil rights lawsuit was filed last ...

6-year-old boy found dead in Fayette County home

SMOCK (AP) - An autopsy is set on the body of a 6-year-old boy found dead in a southwestern Pennsylvania home under what authorities are calling suspicious circumstances.Nobody has been charged in the death of the boy, though police gathered evidence and spoke with others who lived at the home ...

Woman charged with involuntary manslaughter in hit-run death

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A woman has been charged in western Pennsylvania with involuntary manslaughter in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian near Pittsburgh.Twenty-year-old Deria Mahone is charged in Allegheny County in the April 9 death of 23-year-old Nikkolas Poliak in McKees Rocks.Officials ...

Police: Smoker at pump sprays gasoline on another woman

MEHOOPANY (AP) - Police say a woman sprayed gasoline on a driver who criticized her for smoking a cigarette while pumping fuel at a Pennsylvania convenience store.Fifty-one-year-old Kimberly Brinton, of Meshoppen, faces a preliminary hearing July 12 on aggravated assault and other charges ...

Local law enforcement to participate in new initiative

Local police will be joining state police and over 235 municipal agencies to conduct targeted aggressive driving enforcement from today through Aug. 28.Williamsport and Old Lycoming Township police both will be participating in the initiative.As part of the Aggressive Driving Enforcement and ...

8 charged with variety of crimes

Eight people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Bruce Tyrone Burrell, 33, of 450 Memorial Ave.; city police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly punching Rashay Morton several times in the head and ...

City man sentenced for rape of child

Donald Riles Jr., 31, of 1512 Almond St., was sentenced to 10 to 40 years in state prison for rape of a child in Lycoming County Court on Wednesday.Judge Marc F. Lovecchio gave Riles the sentence after Riles had plead guilty to the charges in January.Riles was arrested after two sexual ...

Forksville man charged in death of 18-month-old

TOWANDA - State police here have arrested a 27-year-old Forksville man in the death of an 18-month-old girl.According to police, Jeremiah A. Cordell was charged with second- and third-degree murder in the death of the girl, who was discovered dead in her New Albany residence Sept. 14, ...

Woman sentenced to prison for mailing heroin to inmates

A federal judge has sentenced a Massachusetts woman to two years in federal prison for her part in trying to get heroin to inmates at the U.S. Penitentiary at Allenwood.Sharon Magrath, 52, of Randolph, Massachusetts, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. Brann on the ...

29 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty-nine individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Four were sentenced to state prison. They are: Zachary J. Williams, 20, county prison, 6 to 18 months with credit for burglary. Aaron Thompson, 41, 803 Center St., 15 to 30 months ...

12 face variety of drug offenses in county court

Twelve people have been charged with various drug offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Shane Eugene Lapp Jr., 28, of 2269 Sylvan Dell Road, South Williamsport; city police; possession with intent to deliver marijuana and possession of cocaine at West Third and ...