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District magistrate judges to oversee drivers charged with DUI, other cases

When Hughesville Patrolman Ryan Travelpiece approached Matthew Shaner in his 2010 Nissan Versa on South Main Street in Picture Rocks about 7 p.m. on Feb. 29, the officer immediately “detected a fresh odor of marijuana coming from the car,” according to an affidavit. Shaner’s eyes were ...

Four injured in serious crash on Route 15

TROUT RUN - Four people, including two children, were injured when a Jeep 4x4 and a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck collided in the southbound lanes of Route 15 at the Steam Valley interchange about 8 p.m. Monday, state police confirmed. Two helicopters, both from Geisinger Medical Center, ...

South Side man charged after disturbance at private club

A South Williamsport man faces charges after he twice tried to strangle his daughter’s ex-boyfriend at the bar inside Moose Lodge 145 in late January, Lycoming County Detective Arnold Duck Jr. alleged in court papers. Richard Kershner Jr., 57, of 343 Main St., has been charged with ...

Lycoming Township man jailed on his birthday after alleged assault

A Lycoming Township man was arrested early Thursday morning on his 34th birthday after pushing a police officer to the ground and spitting on him, Old Lycoming Township Patrolman Michael Engel alleged in court papers. Joseph Houser, of 3615 Pine St., was “stumbling in the middle of the road ...

2 arrested in Lycoming County

Felony and misdemeanor charges have been filed against Suscon employee Kenneth Outlaw who lashed out at his supervisor and also threatened his co-workers by telling them “I know where you all live. I’ll kill all of you,” city Patrolman Tyson Miner alleged in an affidavit. The incident ...