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Man sentenced for involvement with Club Imbibe shooting

Adrian N. Stafford, 36, 1536 Scott St., was sentenced to 71 days to four years with credit for time served in state prison for hindering apprehension and obstruction of justice for his involvement with the Club Imbibe shooting in April 2015.Stafford testified during the recent trial of Michael ...

2 men allegedly distributed heroin in county

Two men allegedly were transporting 107 bags of heroin when they were stopped on Interstate 80 at the junction of Interstate 180 recently by authorities.Shakeen Asmar Taylor and Jarrett Craddock have pleaded not guilty to the charges of conspiracy to distribute heroin and distribution of the ...

56 people sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Fifty-six individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents.Eight were sentenced to state prison. They are: Kyiem Bradshaw, 19, 1921 W. Fourth St., nine to 30 months with credit for time served for delivery of a controlled substance cocaine, ...

9 charged by police with various drug offenses

Nine people have been charged with various drug offenses.Those charged and the police departments involve are: Maryann Tagliaferri, 33, of 1678 Taylor Place; the county's Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to deliver 10 bags of heroin and related offenses in the 1500 block of ...

9 individuals are charged with various criminal offenses

Nine people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records.Those charged and the police departments involved are: Christopher A. Cruz, 25, of Rockaway Beach, New York, along with Tylique E. Samuel, 20, and Nyshifah B. Baley, 23, both of Brooklyn, New York; ...

Man’s preliminary hearing waived

JERSEY SHORE - Colin James Best, 31, of 236 Bubb Lane, waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges of invasion of privacy and illegal possession of sexual materials, but Tiadaghton Valley Regional police withdrew one count of illegal use a communication device.The charges stem from an ...

Former Liberty secretary charged with taking funds

WELLSBORO - Jeanaryl B. Likens, 37, of 270 Vail Town Road, Liberty, was charged by state police with five counts of theft and one count of receiving stolen property after she allegedly took $28,133 belonging to Liberty Borough while she was its secretary/treasurer.According to documents filed ...

Witness aids in arrest of shoplifting suspect

MUNCY - A witness is credited with helping state police nab alleged shoplifter Howard Wilson Mathews after the 51-year-old city man stole two large boxes of lawn furniture outside the Weis Market on East Penn Street in Muncy Creek Township about 11:50 p.m. June 17.After alerting store employees ...

11 drivers face DUI charges by area police

Eleven motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances.Those charged and the police departments involved were: Ralph F. Marks, 81, of 774 Dr. Poust Road, Hughesville; state police following a crash in the 100 block of John Brady Drive in ...

3 charged with various offenses

Three people have been charges with various offenses.Those charged and the police departments involved were: Brian Bird, 42, of 101 N. Loyalsock Ave., Montoursville, Montoursville police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly assaulting wife Cathy with a lamp during disturbance at the ...

13 people are sentenced in Tioga County Court

WELLSBORO - Thirteen people were sentenced in Tioga County Court this week.According to court documents, sentenced to state prison time were:Damien R. McCaslin, 22, of Mills, state intermediate program including intensive drug treatment for forgery, and for driving under the influence of ...

4 people face various charges

WELLSBORO - Four people either have appeared or will appear before District Judge Rob Repard or District Judge James Carlson to face various charges.David S. Bowser, 60, of 655 Putman Road, Wellsboro, faces charges of simple assault and harassment in connection with a domestic incident at the ...

Worker hurt at gas well pad site

LIBERTY - A natural gas worker suffered injuries Friday morning in an incident at a gas well pad off of Route 15 in Jackson Township, according to Liberty Fire Chief Todd Zimmerman."There was no fire or explosion," Zimmerman said.Routine maintenance was being done on a section of pipe that was ...

Charges against city man tossed

Stating there was insufficient evidence to support the allegations, District Judge Christian Frey threw out all city police charges against Sheldon Louis Robinson, 47, of 729 W. Fourth St., following a preliminary hearing.Frey dismissed charges of terroristic threats, disorderly conduct and ...

Charges dropped in 1 case, hearing waived in another

While charges in one case against Juan Ramon Zayas-Maldonado were dropped, the 35-year-old city man waived his preliminary hearing in another case, according to court records.City police dropped charges of theft, receiving stolen property and trespassing against the man. The charges stemmed ...

Police blotter

Lock Haven-area woman faces drug charges hereA Lock Haven area woman faces charges for driving into a construction zone and hitting a can while allegedly under the influence of heroin, according city Patrolwoman Debra A. Wasilauski.A bench warrant for the arrest of Erin E. Rossman, of 2688 ...

Fallen tree knocks out power

Numerous homes in the northern part of the city, west of Walnut Street, were without power after a large tree fell and tore down some power lines in the 700 block of Vernon Avenue about 9:15 p.m. Monday.A PPL crew was on the scene, making repairs.

Councilman to resign amid charges he lied

LEBANON (AP) - A central Pennsylvania city councilman is resigning following charges that he filed a false accident report. Lebanon councilman Tony Matula faces charges including insurance fraud, false reports to law enforcement and hit and run.Police say Matula reported in June 2014 that ...

Man injured in farming accident

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-GazetteA Jersey Shore area farmer cutting corn on Monday was injured when he was either hit or run over by the wagon he was using in a field on Martins Road, near West Line Road, in Piatt Township about 10:40 a.m., according to Jersey Shore fire officials said. "All he told ...

Woman injured in city collision

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-GazetteThe woman driving this Chevrolet Aveo was treated at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center for injuries she suffered in a three-vehicle crash in the 1700 block of East Third Street about 2:30 p.m. Monday, according to state police. No one else was injured in the ...