Former medical patient jailed for allegedly making threats

While talking on the telephone on the afternoon of Aug. 22, UPMC Muncy patient James Gelzenlichter was overheard by a nurse saying that when he was discharged, he was “going to come back and shoot everyone,” according to an affidavit prepared by state Trooper Logan Webb.

A second nurse also heard the 68-year-old patient allegedly make the threat, and both nurses were concerned because the Potter County resident made earlier comments “about owning 200 guns,” Webb said.

Through his investigation, Webb learned that Gelzenlichter make remarks at UPMC Williamsport while being evaluated there that he allegedly threatened “to kill a physician at UPMC Lock Haven” because doctor had taken him off his medication, Webb said.

Now the former patient from Cross Fork has been arraigned before District Judge Jon E. Kemp and committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $90,000 bail.

In separate cases, Hughesville area

resident faces two sets of charges

Hughesville area resident Keith Snyder faces two sets of state police charges, according to court records filed at Kemp’s office.

In one case, Snyder, 61, 1000 Route 405, has been charged with terroristic threats, disorderly conduct and harassment for a remark he allegedly made to an employee inside the State Farm Insurance office at 9 N. Washington St. in Muncy on July 13, Trooper Patrick Kineston said.

“Snyder made threats to shoot a neighbor with an AR-15 (rifle),” the trooper alleged in an affidavit. “The threats were made out loud in the office, but not in the presence of the victim,” Kineston added.

The second set of charges against Snyder were filed by Trooper Adam Romig and included indecent exposure and open lewdness and stem from when Snyder allegedly exposed himself to neighbors, including a juvenile, outside his home on July 9.

For each case, Snyder has been sent a summons to appear for a hearing before the judge.

City man jailed on assault charge

Kareem Isaiah Smith, 41, of 13 1/2 W. Fourth St., has been jailed on a city police charge of simple assault after allegedly punching Sierra Jacobs multiple times in the apartment the two share about 2 a.m. on Sunday.

Jacobs told Sgt. Zachary Schon that she “was getting her daughter some milk when Smith came out of the bedroom and (punched) her four times in the face. She attempted to get away, but before she could Smith struck her two times in the right eye,” the officer alleged in an affidavit.

Following his arraignment before District Judge Aaron Biichle, Smith was jailed in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Inmate accused of punching corrections officer

Georgia Lopez, 33, of Harrisburg, an inmate at the state Correctional Institution at Muncy, of has been charged with one felony count of aggravated assault for allegedly punching a corrections officer in the face on June 25, according to state Trooper Brian Siebert said. She has been recommitted in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Drug charges filed in nine separate investigations

The county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) has charged Austin Monroe 34, of 1129 Baldwin St., with possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine for allegedly selling the controlled substance to an informant or an undercover officer between May 21 and May 31, between June 1 and June 10, and between June 15 and June 25. All three alleged sales occurred in the city. He is free on $50,000 bail.

The NEU also has charged Kallie Sherman, 23, of 7747 Route 973 West, Cogan Station, with delivery of 5.4 grams of cocaine following an alleged sale to an undercover officer at routes 405 and 442 in Muncy Creek Township on June 30. She remains jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail.

William Marshall, 27, who carried two addresses, 1062 Huling Road, Linden, and 2879 Route 44, Jersey Shore, has been charged by NEU delivery of a controlled substance for allegedly delivering a strip of LSD to an undercover officer in the 600 block of Allegheny Street in Jersey Shore between June 10 and June 17. He is jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail.

In another case, Aaron Brown, 39, of 831 Park Place, has been charged by state police with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the 1000 block of North Loyalsock Avenue in Montoursville on June 1. He is jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Randy Rinehart, 50, of 333 Brandon Ave., has been charged by city police with possession of drug paraphernalia and drug paraphernalia in the 900 block of West Fourth Street on May 31. He is free on $5,000 bail.

Michael Fulger, 22, of McVeytown, Mifflin County, has been charged by the Tiadaghton Valley Regional police with possession with intent to deliver four grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a search warrant that was executed at his then home in the 200 block of Smith Street in Jersey Shore in late March. He is free on $50,000 bail in this case

The search warrant was filed after a woman reported that Fulger allegedly raped her in Jersey Shore. The victim, a female acquaintance, said that before she was assaulted, Fulger allegedly gave her marijuana that was very potent. Fulger is awaiting trial on the sex assault charges.

Fred Greeberg, 60, of 119 1/2 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, has been charged by NEU with delivery of 1.43 grams of cocaine following an allege sale to an informant on South Broad Street in the borough on Feb. 18. He too remains jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Harry Delong, 48, of 1920 Green Ave., has been charged by NEU with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance for allegedly selling 1.1 grams of methamphetamines for $150 to an informant at his (Delong’s) home on Feb. 11 and again on Feb. 18. He is jailed in lieu of $99,000 bail.

Faith Yuksel. 20, of Philadelphia, is free on $1,500 after he waived his preliminary hearing on state police charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia stemming from an incident on Route 44 in McHenry Township on April 12.

Florida man charged with resisting arrest

Hunter Rodkey, 28, of Pensacola, Florida, has been charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct following a disturbance in the 1900 block of East Third Street on Friday. Initially jailed, he has since been released on $5,000 bail.

DUI charge filed against five motorists

Those charged were:

* Bradley Andrews, 43, of 1666 Rabbittown Road, Pennsdale; state police; also charged with endangering the welfare of children on Sunday night in the 1700 block of East Third Street, where he allegedly punched a woman in his Ford Windstar, abandoning her and two children before driving off; nabbed on Route 864 in Mill Creek Township, he was jailed in lieu of $5,000 bail.

* Austin Miller, 22, of 2301 Linn St.; state police in the 3000 block of Route 654 in Susquehanna Township on June 26; he was “highly intoxicated,” admitted to the trooper that he had had “six beers and two shots;”” he declined to submit to a blood test, police said, adding that this was his second DUI arrest since 2017; sent a summons to appear before a district judge.

* Lavonda Smith, 50, of Wilkes-Barre; city police in the 700 block of West Edwin Street on March 7; admitted to having a beer just before getting behind the wheel, had a blood-alcohol content level of .07.; free on $3,500 bail.

* Eric Nuss, 51, of Linden, state police on Route 220 in the city on Feb. 8; his blood-alcohol content level was .08.; he admitted to drinking two beers; he has five DUI convictions; free on $5,000 bail.

* Leonard Winchester, 39, of 1312 W. Fourth St.; state police in the first block of Maynard Street in the city about 11 a.m. Feb. 5; admitted to smoking marijuana earlier that day and a blood test confirmed the presence of the controlled substance in his system; free on $5,000 bail.


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