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Police Fire and Court

School bus accident injures 1

TOWANDA — A Columbia Cross Roads man was injured when he rear-ended a stopped school bus Tuesday morning. According to state police, William A. Jenkins, 48, was driving his 2007 Ford Explorer on the Leona Road at about 7:15 a.m., when he came upon a stopped school bus picking up ...

Tioga County Police & Court

6 are sentenced in Tioga County Court WELLSBORO — Six people were sentenced in Tioga County Court recently. According to court documents, sentenced to county jail time were: • Bryan D. R. Stone, 36, of York, six to 24 months for possession with intent to deliver a controlled ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 12:26 a.m., disorderly conduct, 200 block of Rose Street, Williamsport. 7:07 a.m., burglary, 800 block of Market Street, Williamsport. 8:18 a.m., ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 12:12 a.m., harassment, 200 block of Thompson Street, Jersey Shore. 12:46 a.m., reckless driver, 400 block of Anthony Street, Williamsport. 12:47 ...

4 facing a variety of charges

Four people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved are: • Zhyiir Shabazz Dorsey, 20, of 911 High St.; city police; felony charges of burglary, theft and receiving stolen property of six smartphones on Sunday ...

Countywide police actitivites

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: OCT. 27 7:33 a.m., disturbance, 300 block of Rural Avenue, Williamsport. 8:03 a.m., fight, Memorial avenue and Spruce street, Williamsport. 8:05 a.m., ...

Milmont Park man dies in motorcycle crash

RENOVO — Michael P. Brandon, 71, of Milmont Park, died after hitting a deer at 6:25 p.m. Saturday on Renovo Road in Chapman Township. Brandon was on a motorcycle traveling westbound when a deer crossed the road. After colliding, Brandon slid down the road, according to state police at Lamar ...

Union County man allegedly exploited children sexually

A Lewisburg man was indicted with alleged sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography, according to U.S. Attorney Bruce D. Brandler. A federal grand jury in Williamsport returned an indictment charging Tony A. Vonneida, 62, of Lewisburg. The indictment alleges that in ...

12 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Twelve individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Two were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Khalif D. Akins, 35, 831 Louisa St., 13 to 42 months with credit for time served for possession with intent to deliver marijuana, ...

15 individuals are charged with various crimes

Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Angel Louis Garcia, 28, of 824 Park Ave.; city police; convicted felon not to possess a firearm and possession of a prohibitive offensive ...

17 people facing charges for drug-related offenses

Seventeen people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Kevin Terron Garris, 25, of Philadelphia; state police; possession with intent to deliver 100 bags of heroin and related offenses in the 1700 ...

16 drivers are charged with DUI by area police departments

Sixteen motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances. Those charged and the police departments involved are: • Steven John Taylor, 57, of Oklahoma; state police at East Third Street and Westminster Drive Oct. 18; also charged with ...

2 charged in robbery of Wellsboro store

WELLSBORO —  Two people have been charged by police agencies in connection with the robbery of Smokin’ Joes smoke shop here Oct. 1. According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, Elkland Borough police arrested Thomas Andrew Ross, 22, and Alyssa June Sherman, 26, ...

2nd fire hits area business

For the second time under three months, a fire broke out Wednesday afternoon at the Williamsport Steel Container Co. at 360 Arch St., according to Assistant Fire Chief Mark Killian. “A spark from a grinder ignited filters in the company’s dust collector system,” which took about 20 ...

Woman pleads guilty to pot possession

Olivia Brooke Kellogg, 26, of Montrose, pleaded guilty this week to a state police charge of possessing marijuana in the 1900 block of East Third Street on July 24, according to court records filed at the office of District Judge Gary A. Whiteman. She made arrangements to pay $1076 in fines ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 12:27 a.m., domestic disturbance, 1200 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 1:08 a.m., shots fired, 1100 block of Allegheny Street, Jersey ...

Judge: Shooter gets 27 to 55 years in state prison

Michael Spencer, 34, was sentenced to 27 1/2 to 55 years in state prison for attempted homicide and other charges related to shooting into a crowd outside of Club Imbibe and hitting five people on April 18, 2015. On the night of the shooting, Spencer had gotten into an altercation with Tyree ...

Man charged in crash in which wife died

UNITYVILLE — Involuntary manslaughter and vehicular homicide charges have been filed against Berwick resident Robert Glen Killian, who was drunk when he crashed his motorcycle on Route 118 in early September, killing his wife, a passenger, state police alleged in court ...

Witnesses shed light on fight that ended in fatal shooting

It was a feud over a small amount of money and marijuana that quickly escalated to the fatal shooting of Jamil M. Bryant outside his home, according to new testimony during the third day of the trial of Terrance X. Perez — the alleged triggerman. During his testimony in Lycoming County ...

Mansfield man charged in fatal 2015 crash

MANSFIELD — A man involved in a fatal crash on Route 15 last fall will face charges in District Judge James Carlson’s courtroom in December. According to court documents, Cody Alan-Mikel Gross, 26, of 196 St. James St., Mansfield, was charged by Blossburg police with homicide by vehicle ...