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Police Fire and Court

Man with a knife robs store

A tall man armed with a knife and wearing all-black clothing and a bandana over the lower part of his face robbed two employees at the Nittany Minit Mart, 1450 E. Third St., late Friday night and fled with an undetermined amount of cash, according to state police. The bandit jumped over the ...

Jury finds man guilty in heroin case

A jury in Lycoming County Court found a city man guilty Thursday of dealing heroin to a confidential informant in 2014, according to the county District Attorney’s Office. When police arrested Daquan Alterqik Alford, 20, on drug charges in April of 2016, they discovered he was wanted from ...

9 to face drug-related charges in county court

Nine people have been charged with various drug offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Dane Michael Wodrig, 35, of 1061 Sones Road, Muncy; state police; possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at his Franklin Township home on Feb. 21; sent a summons to ...

8 charged in court with various offenses

Eight people have been charged with various offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Nicholas Allen Klopp, 22, of 320 Curtin St., South Williamsport; South Williamsport police; false imprisonment and simple assault for allegedly striking Yvette Bennett in the face ...

Memorial Avenue man pleads guilty to marijuana possession

Jamal Melvin Williams, 30, of 565 Memorial Ave., pleaded guilty recently to a city police charge of possessing marijuana at Memorial Avenue and Walnut Street on Nov. 26. He made arrangements to pay $150 in fines and court costs.

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 12:01 a.m., burglary, 500 block of Sixth Avenue, Williamsport. 1:15 a.m., theft, 1000 block of West Southern Avenue, South Williamsport. 1:37 a.m., ...

41 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Forty-one individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. One was sentenced to state prison. He is: • Nicholas A. Thomas, 37, Pottstown, 12 to 30 months with credit for time served and $8,119 in restitution for burglary and fleeing and ...

5 people face various charges

Five people have been charged with various offenses. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Blake Alexander McEwen, 33, of 349 Skylark Way, South Williamsport, and Michael Frank Otto, 38, of 151 Round Hill Road; state police; theft-related offenses for allegedly stealing ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 12:57 a.m., disturbance, 1400 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. 6:59 a.m., harassment, 1600 block of Oakmont Drive, Loyalsock ...

2 men are charged in girl’s death by alcohol poisoning

Two Maryland men face charges for allegedly providing alcohol to a 17-year-old girl who died of alcohol poisoning last summer at a home on Wallis Run Road in Cascade Township, state police said. William Anthony Danel Jr., 20, of Henderson, and Devon Myles Stevens, 21, of Pasadena, each were ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 12:17 a.m., disturbance, 20 block of North Main Street, Montgomery. 5:42 a.m., domestic disturbance, 1400 block of Catherine Street, ...

Mother 2nd to be charged following child-abuse allegations

Just days after a father was jailed on charges of allegedly assaulting his two young sons, the children’s 19-year-old mother, Breanna Diane Long, was arrested for neglecting to care for the two boys, according to state police. Long was taken into custody at her Lock Haven home early Monday ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 12:05 a.m., trespassing, 1100 block of Market Street, Williamsport. 2:43 a.m., domestic disturbance, 2500 block of Federal Avenue, Williamsport. 6:54 ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY 1:29 a.m., domestic disturbance, 300 block of Walnut Street, Williamsport. 3:55 a.m., disturbance, 2000 block of West Fourth Street, Williamsport. ...

2 arrested for alleged attempt to burglarize South Side apartment

Two people were arrested on burglary and related charges following a break-in of an apartment Thursday night in South Williamsport. Lanner David Boyce, 19, of 345 Maxwell Place, Williamsport, and Galen Smith, 18, of 1004 W. Southern Ave., South Williamsport are in Lycoming County Prison after ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 1:06 a.m., disturbance, 800 block of West Southern Avenue, South Williamsport. 6:59 a.m., trespasser, 400 block of Elm Street, Porter Township. 7:57 ...

Father accused of abusing 2 kids, including toddler

A 24-year-old father has been locked up on charges of abusing two of his children, including an 18-month-old son who he repeatedly punched in the head, resulting in brain injuries, state police Trooper Daniel Switzer alleged in court papers. Brett Allen Fields, formerly of the 7000 block of ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 4:09 a.m., harassment, 200 block of Hughes Street, Williamsport. 6:12 a.m., criminal mischief, 1500 block of Memorial Avenue, Williamsport. 8:14 ...

Driver suffers minor injuries

Caroline S. Shafer, 52, of South Williamsport, suffered minor injuries when her SUV slammed into a tree on Slacks Run Road in Cascade Township about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, state police said. In another crash in the region, a 17-year-old Williamsport boy suffered injuries when the SUV he was ...