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Multiple people arrested on assault charges in Lycoming County

Assault-related charges have been lodged against Muncy resident Robert Alan Burke after he allegedly “swung a fire poker within four to six feet” of a neighbor, according to borough Patrolman David Williams Jr. The neighbor was Rob Ritter, and the incident occurred on Bruner Street about ...

Drug-related charges doled out in several separate incidents

District Judge Aaron Biichle has recently handled several drug cases, including the city police arrest of Khalif Akins, 39, of 423 Louisa St., who has been charged with delivery of 1.3 grams of cocaine and illegal use of a cellphone for allegedly selling the controlled substance to an informant ...

Williamsport man charged with allegedly choking wife

Williamsport police arrested a city man they say assaulted and choked his wife in their home last week. Correy Charlton Branch, 31, of 606 Maple St., faces charges of strangulation, terroristic threats, simple assault, and harassment. Police stated they went to the address July 30 after ...

Multiple people face charges in Lycoming County

Bail was denied for a 28-year-old city man who allegedly forced his way into a High Street home and terrorized three juveniles and a woman whom he ordered to the floor at gunpoint, city Patrolman Jason Bolt said in an affidavit. The home invasion occurred at 951 High St. about 1:30 p.m. on ...

Longtime Weis employee confesses to stealing over $15K in groceries, cash

A 12-year employee at the Weis Market in Loyalsock Township has been arrested on felony charges for allegedly stealing $15,000 worth of groceries from the supermarket during the last seven years, according to state Trooper Peter Dunchick. In an affidavit, Dunchick alleges that Michael ...

Assault, drugs among charges filed against 2 in separate cases

A 30-year-old Loyalsock Township man has been locked up on city police charges following two disturbances at a home on Vallamont Drive. Eric Doucet, of 2022 Sheridan St. faces several charges, including simple assault, felony trespassing, defiant trespassing, possession of an instrument of ...

City police select officer of the quarter

Montoursville native and city K-9 Patrolman Tyson Minier has been selected as the Bureau of Police’s Officer of the Quarter for the first quarter of the year. “During the quarter, officer Minier was involved in several significant incidents,” city Police Chief Damon Hagan said. One of ...

Drugs, theft among recent charges filed in Lycoming County

When members of the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit raided the home at 674 Grier St. on the afternoon of July 10, a handful of alleged drug dealers were “clearly in the process of packaging marijuana,” according to court records filed at the office of District Judge Christian ...

Man pulled from truck in Lycoming Creek identified

The driver who was pulled from his Ford Ranger after landing in Lycoming Creek in the 3900 block of Lycoming Creek Road on Thursday night was Ronald Winkleman, 58, of Mill Hall, Old Lycoming Township police said Monday. He was admitted to UPMC Williamsport in stable condition, but there was ...

Dive team, other EMS rescue man from sinking vehicle

A 58-year-old man from Mill Hall was taken to the hospital after he drove a Black Ford Ranger into Lycoming Creek at 5:45 p.m. Thursday. First responders worked for about 35 minutes to remove the man, whose car sunk into more than five feet of water near the bridge at the intersection of ...

Police: Man’s target shooting goes astray

Brian Hamm, 23, of 17 S. Main St., Montgomery, was arraigned before District Judge Jon E. Kemp on charges of discharging a firearm into an occupied structure, recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief that stems from him target shooting with a rifle in the ...

Nine motorists facing DUI, related charges in Lycoming County

It was the loud scraping sound of metal on the pavement that first caught the officer’s attention. Then all of a sudden Pennsylvania College of Technology Patrolman Jeffrey Hughes saw the 2019 Dodge Charger making its way down Maynard Street in the city on only three tires. The front ...

Charges dropped in some cases; defendants held for court in others

After hearing testimony in a criminal case, District Judge Christian Frey held An-Nissa Jones, 20, of 818 Park Ave., and Iyonna Eddins, 19, of Williamsport, on city police charges of terroristic threats, simple assault, criminal mischief and felony trespassing. The charges stem from an ...

41 people sentenced in Lycoming County

A total of 41 people were sentenced recently in Lycoming County for various crimes. Two people were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Lenard N. Dubose, 33, of 23 N. Main St., Apartment No. 3, Muncy; 18 to 42 months and a drug and alcohol assessment for delivery of a controlled ...

Motorist dies in one-car crash

HUGHESVILLE - Gavin Steele, 20, of Unityville, died of injuries he suffered Friday night in a one-car crash on Route 118, just east of L Harman Road, in Moreland Township, according to officials. A nursing supervisor at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, said Steele died Saturday from his ...

Multiple people arrested on sexual assault charges

After being raped inside a camper in Lewis Township on then night of July 4, a woman told state police that “she was so mad that she punched the wall and felt extremely violated. She displayed fear, anxiety and anger,” Trooper Jonathan Thompson wrote in an affidavit. Within hours, the ...

Fire rips through barn in Williamsport

A two-alarm blaze destroyed a small three-story barn in the 1400 block of Bloomingrove Road in Williamsport on Monday morning. The fire was discovered about 8:15 a.m. by the owner, who lived next to the barn. "I just got done drinking some coffee and I was tying some flies when I came out ...