Police, Fire & Court

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 12:28 a.m., domestic disturbance, 70 block of Smith Court Circle, Piatt Township. 4:10 a.m., disturbance, 50 block of Sherwood Drive, Clinton ...

City man gets federal time for ’15 shooting outside bar

A city man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possessing a firearm as a felon after a shooting occurred near 500 Fifth Ave. in February 2015. Robert Cormier, 34, was sentenced Monday by Chief U.S. Middle District Judge Christopher C. Conner to serve 180 months for being a ...

19-year-old is sent to state prison for robbery, assault

A 19-year-old city man will serve well over a year in state prison for two crimes he committed within the past year. Aaron R. Pinkney Jr., of 2328 Dove St., was sentenced to serve 20 to 48 months in Lycoming County Court on Monday for two cases involving an assault during a ...

Alleged sex assault fugitive captured

A man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl in March 2014 in Union County and who lived in Lycoming County recently was arrested in Vista, California, by the U.S. Marshals Service. Peter Psarakis, 27, was arrested without incident by the service’s fugitive task force. He is ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: SUNDAY 12:11 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, North Middle Road and Route 220, Muncy Creek Township. 1:35 a.m., reckless/intoxicated driver, 300 block of ...

3 vehicle crash injures 6, 2 critical

MONTGOMERY — A three-vehicle collision occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday on Route 15 at Cemetery Hill Road just north of the Lycoming County landfill, according to Montgomery Borough Police Sgt. Larry Wilcox. A total of six people were injured, with two of the vehicle operators taken ...

Police: Men stole weed and cash from dealer at gunpoint

A man and his brother held their self-admitted drug dealer at gun point on Tuesday before stealing money and marijuana from him, according to police. Marcus Miller, 24, of 2000 Mill Lane Apt. 7, Old Lycoming Township, is being charged with two counts of robbery by force, robbery with threat ...

Drugs alleged of 14

Fourteen people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records. Those charged, the police departments involved and the allegations are: • Dylan Van Elliot, 24, of 19 Villa Lane, Selinsgrove; city police; possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia ...

Body of Bucknell staffer found off NC coast

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The body of a missing swimmer has been found off the North Carolina coast. Tim Riley, deputy chief for Currituck Fire & EMS, tells local media outlets the body of the 30-year-old man was found shortly before 1 a.m. Friday in the Pine Island section of Corolla ...

3 face various charges

Three people have been charged with various crimes, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Cody A. Benyo, 25, of 8720 Route 405, Montoursville; Hughesville police; Aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment, harassment, ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 4:23 p.m., trespasser, 100 block of West Third Street, Williamsport. 4:38 p.m., robbery, 1000 block of Claire Road, Montoursville. 5:17 p.m., hit ...

Man gets state prison on child porn charges

After being found guilty by a judge in Lycoming County Court on 98 separate counts of possessing child pornography in March, Eric L. Green is headed to state prison. Green, 39, of Hughesville, was sentenced Thursday by Judge Richard A. Gray to serve two to four years in a state prison. Gray ...

24 sentenced in county court

Twenty-four individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Four were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Naomi Kellam, 55, 427 1/2 Louisa St., 19 to 48 months and 48 months of probation for delivery of a controlled substance. • ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 12:29 a.m., domestic disturbance, 1800 block of Hidden Valley Drive, Loyalsock Township. 1:49 a.m., intoxicated person, Grove and Sheridan streets, ...

Pilot killed in crash near airport in Bradford County

TOWANDA (AP) — The pilot of a small plane has been killed in a crash near a remote airport in northeastern Pennsylvania. The Bradford County coroner has confirmed the death in Wednesday’s crash but didn’t immediately provide additional information — including the pilot’s name — on ...

5 face various charges in Tioga County

TIOGA — Five people either have appeared or will appear before district judges to face various charges in Tioga County. They are: • Kimberly Ann McCloskey, 46, PO Box 482, Wellsboro, faces charges of identity theft and theft of services following an incident in which a victim reported ...

10 sentenced for crimes in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — Ten individuals recently were sentenced in Tioga County Court. Sentenced to state prison was: • Michael J. Symons, 30, of Wellsboro, 18 to 48 months for corruption of minors. Sentenced to Tioga County Prison were: • Donald E. Meck, 30, of Wellsboro, nine to 23 1/2 ...

Police: Arson suspected in borough blaze

JERSEY SHORE — A fire in a house being used as a workshop on Monday night is under investigation after flames caused a significant amount of damage. Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police said they suspect the fire at 413 Bailey Alley is a case of arson. The owner of the home, whose name ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 1:47 a.m., domestic disturbance, 700 block of West Edwin Street, Williamsport. 6:35 a.m., harassment, 300 block of Thompson Street, Jersey ...

Teacher accused of indecent assault

JERSEY SHORE — A high school special education teacher has been accused of inappropriately touching six students and a teacher’s aide, according to police. Samuel E. Rothrock, 36, of 511 Sherman St. Ext., Muncy, was charged with seven counts of harassment and one count of indecent ...