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9 charged with various crimes

Nine people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Calvin T. Charles, 32, of 603 Locust Street; Lycoming County District Attorney; possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of a ...

1 car hits home, other hits fence in 2-vehicle crash

At least one person was taken to the hospital, and another arrested, in a two-vehicle crash at around 5 p.m. on the intersection of Depot and Trenton streets. A Subaru Outback crashed into a fence, while a Honda Renegade hit and collapsed a porch covering. City police declined to answer questions.

Man allegedly steals ambulance, breaks into school

WELLSBORO — Joshua Shoemaker, 32, Candor, New York, was jailed in Tioga County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail after allegedly stealing an ambulance and breaking into a school. Shoemaker was charged with three counts of burglary, two counts of theft, two counts of receiving stolen property ...

6 charged in Tioga County

TIOGA — Six people have been charged with various criminal offenses and have been sent a summons to appear for a preliminary hearing before a district judge in Tioga County, according to court records. Those charged were: • Anthony James Rinebold, 31, 1008 Hollow Road, Mansfield, state ...

Whiteman completes recertification

District Judge Gary A. Whiteman of Loyalsock Township recently was re-certified by the courts as a member of the state Unified Judicial System after completing legal educational courses. The week-long course is designed to ensure judges remain current on legal topics.

Driver who crashed into building faces DUI related charges

Within minutes after his 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt crashed into the Memorial Homes development at 1609 Memorial Ave. at a high rate of speed on the night of March 30, Clifford Deljanovan admitted to city Patrolman Andrew Stevens that he had been drinking. “(Messed) up. I drove after drinking ...

1 dead in car accident

A 35-year-old Williamsport man was killed early Wednesday morning when he lost control of his 2005 Ford Explorer that crashed on Kaiser Hollow Road, four miles north of Montoursville, state police said. Bryan Waugh was pronounced dead at the scene following the 3:45 a.m. crash in Upper ...

Officer catches man using drug in vehicle

When Montoursville Patrolman Kurt Hockman approached Erik Balliet’s parked car in the Walmart parking lot, Balliet, sitting in the driver’s seat with a hypodermic needle in his hand, was just about to inject a drug into one of his arms, according to court records. Balliet dropped the ...

Man jailed without bail after shooting at a home in Elkland

MANSFIELD — A 36-year-old man has been jailed on attempted homicide and related offenses following an early morning shooting Monday that landed another in a trauma center, according to state police. Terrance Hood, of Elkland, has been charged with allegedly shooting a 25-year-old Wellsboro ...

One driver injured in two-vehicle crash

WATERVILLE — Eugene Goellner, 65, of Morris, was taken by ambulance to UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center to be treated for injuries he suffered when his car and an SUV driven by Brendon Cadwallader, of Sellersville, collided at Route 287 and Oregon Hill Road in Pine ...

One injured in Woodward Township crash

The driver of a Jeep was rushed by ambulance to UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center to be treated for injuries he suffered when he apparently was ejected from this Jeep as it overturned in the northbound lanes of Route 220 in Woodward Township about 6:50 p.m. Saturday, ...

2 drivers injured in separate crashes

The driver of a Kia Rondo was taken by ambulance to UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center to be treated for injuries he suffered when he crashed into two guardrails near the Route 220 overpass of Arch Street about 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, city police said. His identity was not ...

Firemen called to company for dust collector fire

City and volunteer firefighters rushed to M&M Sheet Metal at 2104 Marydale Ave. in Old Lycoming Township when a small fire erupted in a dust collector about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to township Fire Capt. Joseph Hopple. The fire was brought under control within 10 minutes, but it ...

Guilty pleas in three separate court cases, drug charges thrown out in fourth

In a plea agreement, Derek Turner, 46, of 37 Evergreen Estates, Jersey Shore, pleaded guilty to a charge of unsworn falsification to authorities after Tiadaghton Valley Regional police withdrew a charge of illegal firearms sale and transfer. The charges stemmed from an incident on Dec. 7 when ...

Ten charged with various criminal offenses

Ten people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Melissa Stoner, 36, of Williamsport; city police; aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment for allegedly punching a psychiatric ...

6 charged with crimes

Six People have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Ashlee Nicole-Anne Blum, 25, of 10201 S. Route 44; state police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly scratching and biting Heath ...

18 accused of various crimes

Eighteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Robert Treese Jr., 43, of 621 Lloyd St.; city police terroristic threats, false imprisonment and defiant trespassing (for violating ...

2 drivers face DUI charges

When a van driven by David Smith plowed into Allison Crane and Rigging at 2817 Lycoming Creek Road on the night of Oct. 8, the 56-year-old man had a blood-alcohol content level of 0.22, according to state police. A number of employees who were working on the second floor escaped injury, ...

29 sentenced in Lycoming County

Twenty-nine people recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court. Five were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Richard H. Wheeler, 37, of Lycoming County Prison, 36 to 144 months for arson intent, insurance fraud, and simple assault. • Neal L. Porter, 55, of Williamsport, 18 to ...

None injured in tractor-trailer accident

A New Jersey truck driver escaped injury when this tractor-trailer, loaded with 53,000 pounds of lumber, overturned where Market Street merges with Route 15 South in South Williamsport about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, according to borough police. Marvin Tillman managed to climb out of his cab on his ...