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19 people sentenced in Lycoming County

Nineteen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Six were sentenced to county prison. They are: • Alex Bower, 26, Lycoming County Prison, 12 months less one day to 24 months less one day with credit for time served, 24 months of ...

24 charged by area law enforcement

Twenty-four people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Motorist James D. Bastian, 45, of Milton; state police; two felony counts of convicted felon not to possess a firearm, possession with ...

Lightning determined to be cause of small fire

A lightning strike was believed to have sparked a small fire that broke out at a home in the 2600 block of Bottle Run Road about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Old Lycoming Township fire officials. The fire involved an outside television cable box, officials said, adding that damage was ...

1 injured after wreck

Eric A. Miller, 28, of Cogan Station, was treated at the UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center for injuries he suffered when his car and another driven by Hobart J. Beck, of Trout Run, collided at Route 14 and Field Station Road in Lewis Township about 4 p.m. Monday, state ...

Playground equipment collapses, children injured

Emergency responders rushed to the Susquehanna State Park about 1 p,.m. Monday when a piece of playground equipment collapsed, injuring four children, according to officials. All the injuries were minor. The children were taken to UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center. There ...

Police: Man holds gun to wife’s head, threatens to shoot her

MONTGOMERY — During a disturbance at the couple’s Clinton Township home early Sunday morning, Matthew W. Fox twice put a gun to his wife’s head and told her he was “going to shoot her,” state police alleged in an affidavit. Fox didn’t shoot his wife, Shannon, but she managed to ...

Route 15 crash driver identified

The woman who was injured Saturday afternoon in a one-car crash on Route 15 in Cogan House Township was Susan S. Krist, 76, of Westerville, Ohio, according to state police. Krist was taken by ambulance to the UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center to be treated for serious ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY: 2:39 a.m., disturbance, 2700 block of Four Mile Drive, Loyalsock Township. 8:43 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, 277700 block of Route 180, ...

Fire consumes summer home near Morris

MORRIS — A century-old two-story farm house on Potato Patch Lane, near the Lycoming-Tioga county line, was destroyed in a fire Sunday that took nearly six hours to extinguish, according to Morris Fire Chief Dean Kreger. “There was smoke coming out from under the eaves when firefighters ...

Vehicle crash on Route 15 injures 1

The elderly woman driving this northbound car was taken by ambulance to UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Medical Center to be treated for injuries she suffered when the vehicle crashed into a rock embankment and spun around facing south on Route 15 in Cogan House Township about 4:15 p.m. Saturday. ...

3 crashes reported in region

A number of vehicle crashes were reported in the area recently: • Baiyi Tao, 25, of Philadelphia, declined treatment for minor injuries he suffered when his car struck a bolder at Route 880 and Gottshall Road in Limestone Township about 7:20 a.m. Friday, state police said. • Martha ...

Police: Three charged in brutal attack

During the early-morning hours of July 1, Ethan Cartwright went to the river lots on South Reach Road to attend a party, but he ended up in the emergency room following a brutal beating that left him with a broken nose and “swelling around his skull,” city police said. Three people now ...

Man admits to child abuse, sexual assault

A man who was arrested last year on child abuse charges after neglecting his two children and severely beating his son, pleaded guilty on Thursday in Lycoming County Court. Brett Allen Fields, 25, formerly of Trout Run, was facing 18 abuse-related charges after police found that he hadn’t ...

5 face charges in Lycoming County

Five people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Orlando C. Wilford, 46, of 605 Cherry St.; the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to deliver heroin and related ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY: 2:16 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, corner of Route 180 and South Route 15, Williamsport. 3:59 a.m., theft, 600 block of Orchard Place, ...

2 women get probation on fraud charges

Two city women accused of filing false Medical Assistance claims were sentenced to probation on fraud charges during hearings in front of Judge Marc F. Lovecchio in Lycoming County court on Wednesday morning. Fateema T. Jett, 36, of 1532 W. Fourth St., filed dozens of false timesheets with ...

15 people charged for various crimes

Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Lance C. Baker, 33, of 110 Reynolds Road, Linden; state police; strangulation, simple assault and harassment for allegedly putting Cassondra ...

29 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twenty-nine individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Troy T. Heck, 28, Tioga, 24 months to 60 months with credit for time served and $5,000 in fines for two charges of DUI and ...

6 recently charged in Tioga County

TIOGA — six people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Martin Sherwood, 52, 91 E. Ave., Wellsboro, was committed to the Tioga County Prison in lieu of $35,000 bail stemming from an incident July 3 at his ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 4:17 a.m., fight, Hepburn and High streets, Williamsport. 8:16 a.m., intoxicated person, 200 block of West Third Street, Williamsport. 9:24 a.m., ...