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South Williamsport man faces misdemeanor charge

Upset that a neighbor called borough police on June 24 to complain about fireworks he had set off, South Williamsport resident Michael Karschner, 38, of 440 Hastings St., “began harassing” the neighbor, telling him at one point “I’m going to (expletive) you up,” it was alleged in an ...

Parents charged with felony endangering

Samantha Older, 21, of 500 Lycoming St., Apt. 9L, and Dwayne Johnson, 37, each face a felony count of endangering the welfare of a child following an alleged incident involving their 9-month-old daughter outside Johnson’s home at 1310 Scott St. in mid-July, according to city police. In a ...

Jersey Shore man pleads guilty to criminal mischief

In a plea agreement before District Judge Denise Dieter, Patrick K. Long, 42, of 348 Washington Ave., Jersey Shore, pled guilty to a charge of criminal mischief after state police agreed to withdraw felony charges of burglary and trespassing. The charges stemmed from Kemp allegedly breaking ...

Hepburn Township man jailed on no bail

Right in front of an Old Lycoming Township police officer who was trying to resolve a family disturbance about 2:15 a.m. Saturday, Adam William Kranz became enraged and threatened to harm his elderly father inside the home they share at 69 Academy Road in Hepburn Township. “He is an ...

Four charged with DUI in separate cases

After city police stopped her for traveling the wrong way on West Third Street near Pine Street about 11:15 p.m. on April 2, Abigail Williams was asked to perform field sobriety tests because the officer could smell the odor of alcoholic beverage coming from her vehicle, according to an ...

New charges lodged against convicted felon

Convicted felon Joshua Lee Saiers, 34, of 492 Winthrop St., South Williamsport, has been arrested on two counts of illegal possession of a firearm and one count each of possession of a firearm with an altered manufactured number and possession of controlled substances after members of the ...