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12 people sentenced

Twelve people were recently sentenced in Lycoming County Court. One person was sentenced to state prison. He is : • Jonathan R. Bair, 42, of Williamsport, 36 to 72 months for burglary. One person was sentenced to county prison. He is: • Dhakwan M. Kelly, 28, of Williamsport, 100 to ...

East End store robbed

A robbery in Wiliamsport’s East End Wednesday remains under investigation. A black man with a gun reportedly walked into the Choice Cigarette Discount Outlet, 653 Washington Blvd., at about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and demanded money before fleeing the scene. Police said they were unsure if ...

Police, ex-officer ask court for filing extension

Three city police officers, two who remain working and one who resigned last year, asked a federal judge Tuesday for more time to prepare briefs alleging they faced retaliation when they approached supervisors on corruption in the rank-and-file of the department. Patrolmen Dustin Reeder and ...

Police respond to reported East End shooting

Williamsport police responded to a reported shooting shortly after 6 p.m. Monday in the city’s East End. One person was reportedly hit by gunfire at a residence at 941 Penn St., according to a report from the Lycoming County Communications 911 Center. A neighborhood resident who lives a ...

Williamsport woman arrested for allegedly assaulting boyfriend

A Williamsport woman was arrested on charges of harassment and simple assault after throwing knives at her boyfriend early Sunday morning. Brittany Rene Stine, 32, admitted to police she assaulted Marco Phillip Garrison Jr. in their home at 1642 Randall Circle. Police reported they were ...

Assault, drug-related charges lobbed against multiple people

Violent disturbance lands man in jail Megan Coffman’s hands were covered with blood, as was her face and right ankle, South Williamsport Patrolman Seth Stropp wrote in an affidavit. Borough police responded to the 2600 block of Riverside Drive about 3 p.m. on Nov. 18 and interviewed ...

Multiple people face charges in Lycoming County

DuBoistown man faces assault-related charges Britt Snyder, 33, of 2427 Highland Ave., DuBoistown, has been ordered to appear in court next month after being charged with assaulting two woman in a cabin and briefly keeping them there until the two were able to flee the property, state police ...

Thirty-nine receive sentences

Thirty-nine people were recently sentenced in Lycoming County Court. Six were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Jmarr Pierce, 21, of State Correctional Institution, Camp Hill, 12 to 24 months, for possession with intent to deliver. • Jonathan R. Bair, 42, of Williamsport, three ...

Multiple people face charges in Lycoming County

Intoxicated woman arrested at hotel When city police officers entered the fourth floor guest room at the Holiday Inn at 100 Pine St. about 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 9, the Lisa Llewellyn was “clearly intoxicated and her bed was saturated with vomit,” Patrolman Brett Garbrick said in an ...

2 power outages reported in county

Two small power outages occurred Sunday afternoon following separate incidents in the Montoursville area. Loyalsock Township volunteer firefighters responded to Bond Street near Four Mile Drive when a transformer exploded about 2:40 p.m. Montoursville firefighers responded to the 3000 block ...

Shots fired at parked vehicle

TROUT RUN - Someone recently fired several bullets into a parked 2016 Ford Escape on Truman Run Road in McHenry Township, state police said. The vehicle was owned by Stephen Hanna, of Lock Haven, police said. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to called the Montoursville ...

2 injured in city car crash

Both drivers were injured when these cars collided at High and Rose streets about 5:35 p.m. Friday, city police said. While the woman driving the Ford Fusion was treated at the scene for minor injuries, the woman driving the Toyota Avalon was taken by ambulance to UPMC Williamsport. ...

1 fire ruled accidental while another to stay undetermined

The cause of last month’s fire that destroyed the home of George and Carolyn Heath at 2350 Wheatland Ave. has been ruled accidental and electrical in nature, Joseph Hope, Old Lycoming Township fire investigator, said Thursday morning. “The origin of the fire was in the wires of ...

Area district judges handle several cases

Weapons charge filed against Jersey Shore area man Shannon Bowes, 48, of 1567 River Road, Jersey Shore, has been charged with possession of a prohibitive offensive weapon after a sawed-off shotgun was discovered inside his home on July 30, according to Lycoming County Detective Stephen ...

Police respond to armed robbery in the city

A man armed with a handgun held up an employee at this Boost Mobile store at Hepburn Street and Park Avenue and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash about 7 p.m. Thursday, city police were told. The suspect was described as Black and wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, black pants and ...

Crack cocaine dealer sentenced

A man who pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine in Lycoming County was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Gary Neal was sentenced to 10 years and three years of supervised release by U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. Brann. The court documents were ...

One man faces further court action while co-defendant pleads guilty

While Brian K. Duvall Jr., 22, of 2521 W. Fourth St., was held for court on state police charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a hearing, his co-defendant in the case, Rondell Carson III, also 22, of Harrisburg, pled guilty as part of a plea agreement ...

City man injured, arrested in disturbance at apartment

Robert Harer, 38, of 617 Green St. was injured as well as arrested for his alleged involvement in a disturbance that occurred early Wednesday morning at an apartment just a block away from his home, according to city Patrolman Ryan Brague. After forcing his way into 630 Campbell St. about ...

Criminal charges withdrawn or dismissed in three cases

The state Fish and Boat Commission has dropped all criminal charges against the Fisher Mining Company and its 70-year-old president, John A. Blaschak, according to court records filed at the office of District Judge Jerry Lepley. The commission recently withdrew all 37 misdemeanor and summary ...

1 arrested for allegedly assaulting police officer

An admitted methamphetamine addict is locked up on two sets of charges after injuring an Old Lycoming Township police officer in the 100 block of Powys Road in Hepburn Township, Sgt. Christopher Kriner alleged in an affidavit. Kris Andrew Worden, 39, of 508 Railroad St., Jersey Shore, ...