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Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 12:25 a.m., disturbance, 1000 block of Dewey Avenue, Williamsport. 6:24 a.m., domestic disturbance, 300 block of Market Street, ...

PHILIP A. HOLMES/Sun-Gazette Both the southbound and northbound lanes of Route 220 in Woodward Township were closed for about an hour late Tuesday night after two cars collided in front of the Harvest Moon Bowling Lanes, according to state police. A man driving a Kia Rio slammed into the back ...

Jury selection set for ex-banker

Jury selection has been set in the trial in U.S. Middle District Court for a former bank employee who pleaded not guilty to charges of bank fraud and embezzlement of more than $52,000. Jolene Marie Edwards, 38, of Lock Haven, appeared for arraignment before U.S. Middle District Court ...

Alleged stabber returned here

At her arraignment late Tuesday afternoon on charges of allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in their South Williamsport apartment last month, Jenny D. Alkaysi told a judge that she fled to New Jersey “fearing for my life.” Alkaysi, of 1029 W. Southern Ave., is accused of stabbing Derek ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 2:05 a.m., disturbance, 500 block of High Street, Williamsport. 7:10 a.m., trespass, 200 block of East Church Street, Williamsport. 9:23 a.m., ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY 2:12 a.m., harassment, 200 block of Truman Street, Lewis Township. 4:19 a.m., disturbance, 1400 block of Dewey Avenue, Old Lycoming Township. 8:34 ...

9 charged with various criminal offenses

Nine people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Ameer L. Williams, 46, of 1236 Isabella St.; city police; burglary and theft-related charges for allegedly entering neighbor Jessica ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 12:18 a.m., trespass, 800 block of Memorial Avenue, Williamsport. 1:08 a.m., domestic disturbance, 300 block of Locust Street, ...

Coffee shop brews backlash with political punch cards

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh coffee shop is brewing up backlash over a loyalty punch card featuring pictures of President Donald Trump and other conservatives. Black Forge Coffee House owner Nick Miller says the satiric cards are meant to express frustration with the system and nothing ...

37 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Thirty-seven individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Four were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Dalton M. Eicher, 24, Bellefonte, one month to one year for possession of drug paraphernalia. • Ashley Desciscio, 28, ...

7 charged with drug-related offenses

Seven people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Joshua James Lorson, 20, of 8721 Route 44 South, South Williamsport; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; possession of marijuana and drug ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 12:22 a.m., shots fired, 400 block of McIntyre Way, Lewis Township. 12:30 a.m., criminal mischief, 100 block of Park Road, Montoursville. 12:35 ...

2 people are facing charges in Tioga County

WELLSBORO — There were two people charged with a variety of crimes in Tioga County. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Nathan Randall Phillips, 26, of 24 Rods Lane, Covington; Wellsboro Police Department; possession with intent to manufacture marijuana, possession ...

Predator rapes 2 girls, county detective says

Just two months after serving a 10-year state prison sentence, Carlos Ruben Castro Jr., classified as a sexually violent predator, allegedly raped a young girl early last year and recorded the assault on his cellphone, according to William Weber, chief county detective. The video came to ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 12:39 a.m., domestic disturbance, 20 block of Penn Street, Montgomery. 1:03 a.m., domestic disturbance, 600 block of Campbell Street, Williamsport. 4:59 ...

Woman accused of stabbing arrested, jailed in New Jersey

A South Williamsport woman is being held in a Clifton, New Jersey, jail on charges stemming from allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the leg during a disturbance last week in the couple’s West Southern Avenue apartment, according to borough Police Chief Robert Hetner. Jenny Diane Alkaysi, ...

Charges against city man dropped

Without sufficient evidence to pursue the case, city police withdrew all charges Tuesday against 37-year-old Weldon S.E. Fletcher. Fletcher, of 1238 Isabella St., has been incarcerated since his arrest on charges of allegedly breaking into neighbor Monique Woods’ home at 1250 Isabella St. ...

4 charged with shoplifting

Four people have been charged with shoplifting at Wal-Mart, 1015 N. Loyalsock Ave., Montoursville, according to court records filed by borough police. Those charged and the value of merchandise stolen from the store were: • Joseph L. James, 63, of 643 Elmira St.; felony; $99 on March 17; ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 12:14 a.m., domestic disturbance, 700 block of West Edwin Street, Williamsport. 2:21 a.m., domestic disturbance, 700 block of West Edwin Street, ...

16 people are charged with various offenses by area police

Sixteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Luke J. Womer, 24, of 230 Larryville Road, Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; recklessly endangering, driving under the ...