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Cops shoot dog that charged after suspect fled

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police serving a warrant on a Philadelphia man who failed to show up in court ended up shooting his pit bull when the animal charged and the suspect fled wearing only his underwear.Officers arrived at the Port Richmond house Friday morning to serve an absconder warrant on ...

Firefighters get training

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-GazetteStudent firefighters enrolled in this year's two-day Muncy Area Mutual Aid Association's training weekend douse flames and smoke from a flash-over simulator that was used Saturday afternoon at the association's training ground near Pennsdale. Each year, firefighers ...

26 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty-six individuals recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court, according to court documents.Nine were sentenced to county prison. They are: Jordan Haller, 24, Lycoming County Prison, 45 days to 12 months and 24 hours of community service for possession of drug paraphernalia. Samantha ...

10 sentenced in Tioga County Court

WELLSBORO Four people were sentenced in Tioga County Court Wednesday.Sentenced to county prison time were: Brandon Button, 22, of the borough, 300 days to 23 1/2 months in jail for theft, 304 days credit time served, $150 fine, $3,571 restitution, 30 hours community service, rehabilitation; ...

Couple charged with making meth

ELKLAND - Judd M. Wood, 45, of 34 Collum Road, Tioga, and his girlfriend Jade Farr, 31, of 7 Oak St., Tioga, were charged with manufacture, delivery, or possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance by state police after it allegedly was ...

Offender charged with failing to register

ELKLAND - Donald S. Carr, 40, a registered sex offender, was charged by Elkland police recently for failure to verify his address and be photographed after he left his last known address, 103 Bender Lane, Elkland between Feb. 6 and March 11.According to documents filed at District Judge James ...

Woman charged with not returning child

ELKLAND - Michelle L. Johnson, 43, of 625 Mill St., Westfield, was charged by state police with interference with custody of children after she took her daughter from her father's residence at 5279 Route 349, Clymer Township, on Feb. 24 and did not return her.According to documents filed at ...

Man charged with possession of marijuana

ELKLAND - Patrick S. McBride, 21, of 105 West Main St., Westfield, was charged by Westfield police with possession of marijuana on Feb. 3, after police were asked to investigate an odor of marijuana at a styling salon on Main Street.An officer checking a back apartment said he detected a strong ...

4 people charged with drunken driving

ELKLAND Four people were charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants.According to documents filed at District Judge James Edgcomb's office, they are: Mason L. Cary, 21, of 10244 Route 249, Knoxville, charged by state police following a traffic stop on Route 49, Deerfield Township. ...

8 charged with various crimes

Eight people have been charged with various criminal offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Kelly Sue Conway, 30, of Huntingdon; the county's Narcotics Enforcement Unit; endangering the welfare of a child and conspiracy to possess 100 bags of heroin for allegedly ...

City man charged with hindering police

Benjamin J. Young, 20, of 412 Stevens St., hindered the apprehension of fugitive when he allegedly failed to allow officers inside a home on Locust Street to arrest Kimberly Maxon, according to the county District Attorney's Office.Young refused to unlock a door to 317 Locust St. on Feb. 1 so ...

Woman charged with stealing from church school

MANSFIELD - Jeanna L. Hill, 49, of 1873 Cemetery Road, Trout Run, was charged by borough with theft access device fraud and receiving stolen property after she allegedly took over $10,000 from her former employer, New Covenant Academy.According to documents filed at District Judge James ...

Morris Run man charged with child endangerment

MANSFIELD - Jeremy E. Lloyd, 28, of 161 Lake St., Morris Run, was charged by Blossburg police with endangering the welfare of children, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. He also was charged with harassment.According to documents filed at District Judge ...

Police plan to target aggressive driving

Local and state police are joining together to combat aggressive driving as a part of the Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education project, according to the state Department of Transportation. The project focuses on reducing the number of aggressive driving related crashes, injuries and ...

12 face drug charges

Twelve people have been charged with various drug offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Fernando Guzman Jr., 18, of 625 Fifth Ave.; the county's Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to delivery multiple bags of heroin and related offenses for alleged ...

Wellsboro man accused of theft and harassment

WELLSBORO - Joshua S. Allison, 22, of 2082 Yale St. Apt. 2, was charged by borough police with theft, harassment, robbery, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and public drunkenness following an incident at the East Avenue Acorn Market March 8.According to ...

NY man charged after allegedly fleeing police

MANSFIELD - Kenneth R. Letson, 28, of Corning, New York, was charged by state police with driving under the influence of intoxicants, recklessly endangering another person and fleeing or attempting to elude police following a high speed chase on Route 15 that started in New York State and ended ...

2 face DUI allegations

WELLSBORO - Two people were charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants recently. According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard's and District Judge James Carlson's office, they are: Daniel W. Swislosky, 33, of 10 Cherry St., by Wellsboro police following a traffic stop ...

Mansfield teenager charged with taking, using debit card

MANSFIELD - Isaiah Compton, 18, of 33 E. Main St., was charged by borough police with access device fraud as well as two counts of theft and receiving stolen property, after he allegedly took and used a debit card from Cynthia Compton and Carol Krotzer between Dec. 29 and Jan. 11.According to ...

Homeless man charged with taking money and pills from parked Jeep

MANSFIELD - Scott Marshall, 23, reportedly homeless and who currently is jailed at Tioga County Prison, 1768 Shumway Hill Road, Wellsboro, was charged by Mansfield police with theft from a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property.According to documents filed at District Judge James Carlson's ...