One month after being injured in a one-car crash on Interstate 180 near the Fairfield Road interchange, 19-year-old Avery Maxon, of Williamsport, remains hospitalized in an intensive care unit.
Maxon was reported in critical condition in Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, a hospital spokesman said Tuesday afternoon.
He was a passenger in a car that overturned several times, landing upright in the median just east of the interchange on Oct. 9, state police said. The driver escaped injury, police said.
Milton man faces drug charges
When Old Lycoming Township police Sgt. Joseph Hope and Cpl. Morris Sponhouse approached a parked car in the 1900 block of Lycoming Creek Road about 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 27, 36-year-old Joshua James McManus was inside the vehicle injecting heroin into his arm, according to court records.
When he saw the officers, McManus "quickly removed a needle and syringe from his arm and threw the items to the floor," Hope said in an affidavit.
McManus, of Milton, had tied a seat belt around his arm for the use as a tourniquet, Hope said.
McManus admitted to "just purchasing five packets of heroin for $38 at a nearby parking lot" and using one of the bags when the officers caught him, Hope said.
After arraignment before District Judge James H. Sortman on charges of possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, McManus was released on $1,500 bail.
Man faces multiple
Tracey A. Chapman, 38, of 298 Grimesville Road, has been charged by Old Lycoming Township police with accidents involving damage to unattended property (hit-run) for allegedly fleeing the scene of a crash in which his motorcycle struck a home at Grimesville and Dudek roads on July 7. He has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge James H. Sortman.
City man faces
Julian Michael Smith, 21, of 302 Arch St., has been charged with receiving stolen property for allegedly having stolen jewelry that was taken in a burglary that occurred at Sandra Sullivan's home at 1223 Sherman Street in early January, city police said.
Police said they had evidence that Smith sold the stolen jewelry to a second-hand store in the city days after the break-in.
Following his recent arraignment before District Judge Allen P. Page III, Smith was released on $1,500 bail.
Muncy man faces theft charges
Robin J. Phillips, 62, of 528 Ruben Kehrer Road, Muncy, faces felony charges for allegedly stealing $25,000 worth of metal railings and $1,000 worth of guide rail pieces from the construction yard at Wolyniec Construction Inc., 294 Freedom Road, last December, city police said.
Following his recent arraignment before District Judge Allen P. Page III on charges of theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy, Phillips was released on $15,000 bail.
Cogan Station man charged with theft
Sean David Beam, 31, of 3570 Dewey Ave. Ext., Cogan Station, faces theft-related charges for allegedly stealing Catherine Thomas' iPhone from a river lot in Woodward Township on Aug. 18 and selling it to a business, state police said.
Following his recent arraignment before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley on charges of theft, receiving stolen property and theft by deception, Beam was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail.
2 face felony
Two men face felony charges for allegedly stealing $4,500 worth of hardware and pipe fittings from Price Gregory's property at 22 Woodglen Farm Road in Old Lycoming Township on Sept. 24, according to township police.
Jeffrey F. Howlett, 26, of 3731 Lycoming Creek Road, and Matthew A. Reed, 25, of 707 Hepburn St., were caught when they tied to sell the stolen materials to a recycling business in the area later the same day, police said.
The two recently were arraigned before District Judge James H. Sortman on felony charges of theft and receiving stolen property and a misdemeanor charge of trespassing. They were released on $5,000 bail each.