Police Fire and Court

Officials release names, conditions of crash victims

The woman whose car plowed into a utility pole at East Third Street and Shiffler Avenue on Thursday morning was Lauren B. Frisco, 35, of Williamsport, who was treated at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center, as was a 1-year-old child riding in the vehicle, state police said.Concerning ...

Police investigate another burglary

State police said they are investigating yet another burglary at a home in Loyalsock Township, the fourth in recent weeks.Burglars entered the home in the 1400 block of Elliott Street through an unlocked door and stole an undisclosed amount of jewelry on June 30, police said Friday.

Man accused of DUI and stealing his wife’s phone

A 36-year-old city man faces two sets of criminal charges, one filed by city police and another by state police, according to court records.Juan R. Zayas-Maldonado, of 25 Grampian Blvd., has been charged with theft, receiving stolen property and felony trespassing for allegedly stealing a ...

Owners of jewelry sought

State police are trying to get recovered stolen jewelry back to rightful owners."The stolen jewelry needs to be identified by those who have reported jewelry missing or stolen in the "past few months," according to Trooper Daniel Switzer.It is believed the jewelry was taken from homes in ...

Police withdraw assault charge

In a plea agreement before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman, Hakiem K. Price, 30, of 411 High St., has pleaded guilty to a summary harassment charge after state police withdrew a misdemeanor charge of simple assault.The charges stem from Price assaulting Gabriell D. Wright in the 1800 block of ...

6 charged by area police departments

Six people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: Tina Marie Shellenberger, 26, of 1656 Andrews Place; state police; felony shoplifting for allegedly trying to steal $79 worth of merchandise at Payless Shoes, ...

28 hurt in crash involving bus, Jeep and tractor-trailer

YEADON (AP) - More than two dozen people have been injured in a crash involving a bus, a Jeep and a tractor-trailer.It happened Sunday evening in Yeadon, just outside of Philadelphia.Officials say the Jeep pulled out of a driveway and onto the road and crashed into the Southeastern Pennsylvania ...

Police catch suspect in downtown robbery

Just moments after a woman was held up inside United Check Cashing on Hepburn Street about 3 p.m. Friday, city Patrolman Benjamin Hitesman nabbed the alleged robber, Mantee J. Williams, less than half a block away, city police said.As Hitesman was arriving on the scene at 451 Hepburn St., the ...

Police: man jailed for false statements, unruly behavior

A 25-year-old man was jailed on charges after he allegedly became unruly early Friday morning with city police as they were investigating a crash near his Catherine Street home.Caleb Michael Sanders, 1632 Catherine St., has been charged with obstructing the administration of law, resisting ...

Home invasion suspect arraigned

A 39-year-old man wanted in connection with a home invasion on Memorial Avenue in the city in late April was arrested Wednesday in Philadelphia and brought back here to face numerous charges.Sean Ramill Laury was the masked gunman who broke into the home of Elliot Cruz and Ashlee Getz and ...

7 are charged with drug offenses

Seven people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Garrett Lansing Reed, 24, of 2920 Robbins Road, Montoursville; the county's Narcotics Enforcement Unit; attempted possession of 12 bags of heroin, ...

Several are injured in crashes on area roads

Kenneth R. Hoover, 49, of Williamsport, and a passenger, Jennifer Hoover, 45, also of Williamsport, were treated at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center for injuries they suffered when their car struck the rear of a pickup truck driven by Jayson N. Miller, of Williamsport, at Northway Road ...

Poco Farm Road paving continues

KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-GazetteA state Department of Transportation paving crew continues work on Poco Farm Road in Loyalsock Township on Thursday. Work will continue today and will include the entire length of the 2.2-mile road. Motorists using this road or any intersecting roads should ...

Toddler hurt in accident

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-GazetteA toddler riding in the Honda Fit suffered head injuries when the car slammed into a utility pole at East Third Street and Shiffler Avenue in Loyalsock Township about 11:15 a.m. Thursday, state police said. The woman driving the car lost control of the vehicle when ...

3 dead and 3 injured in Bradford County crash

TOWANDA - Three people, including a minor, were killed and three other people were injured in a head-on car crash Tuesday afternoon on the Burlington Turnpike, according to state police.State police identified those who died as the driver of one of the vehicles, Sarah Lynn Heasley, and her ...

Cops: Man fleeing work release charged after crashing a stolen car

WATERVILLE - After fleeing an assigned pre-release worksite, Luzerne County Prison inmate Scott Andrew Bilby stole a Nissan Altima, visited family in Berwick and then made his way to this region, where he crashed the car into a utility pole on Route 44 during the early-morning hours of Nov. 10, ...

Group seeks information in Picture Rocks home invasion

Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers is seeking information that would help state police arrest those who took part in a home invasion near Picture Rocks earlier this month.Four suspects, all wearing camouflage, forced their way into a home in the 300 block of Yeagle Road in Wolf Township after first ...

Jail visitor allegedly exposed self

Erica Nicole Lambert, 30, of 379 Jerome Ave., has been charged with allegedly exposing herself inside the Lycoming County Prison as she was visiting her boyfriend, inmate Rashawn Williams, days after he was convicted of first-degree murder, court records state.While inside a visiting booth on ...

Mansfield man faces DUI charges

MANSFIELD - The following person will appear before District Judge James Carlson to face charges: Derek E. Youmans, 34, of 1575 Old State Road, Mansfield, faces charges of driving under the influence following a traffic stop on Gulick St. in Blossburg, June 12. He was issued a summons to appear ...