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Multiple people face charges in Lycoming County

Intoxicated woman arrested at hotel

When city police officers entered the fourth floor guest room at the Holiday Inn at 100 Pine St. about 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 9, the Lisa Llewellyn was “clearly intoxicated and her bed was saturated with vomit,” Patrolman Brett Garbrick said in an affidavit.

“She stated she had too much to drink,” the officer said, adding that police had been called to the hotel to investigate a reported of an intoxicated woman.

“She began pacing the hallway, screaming and shouting. She was given multiple warnings to stop, but refused,” Garbrick said. Upon being arrested for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, Llewellyn, 55, of Reading kick another officer in the groin once she boarded an elevator. Charged with an additional offense of aggravated assault, she was arraigned before District Judge Aaron Biichle and committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Northumberland County man charged with shoplifting

Bryan Lapinski, 56, of Kulpmont, has been charged with misdemeanor shoplifting after he was caught allegedly trying to steal three books and a deck of cards from Books-A-Million, 300 Lycoming Mall Circle, Pennsdale, on Oct. 16, according to state police. This was his second shoplifting arrest. He has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jon Kemp.

Hughesville man faces theft-related charges

Barry Sanders, 57, of 36 W. Walnut St., apartment 1, Hughesville, has been charged with burglary, theft of secondary metal, felony trespassing and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a marine battery from David Uber’s property at 792 Brick Church Road in Clinton Township on Oct. 27, state police alleged. Uber admitted he took the battery and sold it to a salvage yard for $10, police said. He is free on $35,000 bail.

2 people charged with various drug offenses

A Loyalsock Township man on probation faces drug charges after entering the Lycoming County Courthouse at 48 W. Third St. with a marijuana cigarette about 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 27, according to Deputy Sheriff Adam Ross.

Sheriff deputies operating the X-ray machine at the courthouse immediately detected marijuana coming from David M. Smith, 58, of 1414 Elwood Road, after he went through the machine. Upon being questioned, he handed over a marijuana cigarette from his jacket pocket, Ross said in an affidavit.

Smith claimed he had a medical marijuana card on order, Ross said, adding that Smith was then told that “even with such a card, it was illegal to smoke marijuana.” It was later learned that Smith’s claim about having a marijuana card on order was false, Ross said.

Smith, who was automatically jailed on probation violation, has been arraigned before District Judge Aaron Biichle on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He remains incarcerated on the probation violation after bail was set at $5,000 bail.

Stephanie Foster, 26, of 300 Curtin St., South Williamsport, has been charged by Tiadaghton Valley Regional police with possession of bath salts and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue in Jersey Shore on Sept. 19. She has been sent a summons to appear before a district judge.

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