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Alleged serial burglar held on all charges

A suspected serial burglar was held on all counts Wednesday after an alleged accomplice provided testimony. Ronald R. Shoop Jr., 30, of Jersey Shore, is accused of burglarizing as many as six homes in October 2016, though the alleged co-conspirator said it could be more, according to ...

14 sentenced for various offenses in Lycoming County

Fourteen people have been sentenced for various offenses in Lycoming County. They are: • Russel S. Bailey, 56, 324 to 729 days in county prison for aggravated assault • George A. Warner, 33, of 304 Bitter Hill Road, Muncy, six months of intermediate punishment, a $325 fine, DUI ...

School-aged girls accused of ‘terrorizing’ city woman

An elderly woman on Memorial Avenue feels trapped inside her home because she is being “terrorized” by a group of three school-aged girls. “They have thrown rocks on my porch. They have torn up the fencing around my garden. They have knocked over chairs in my yard,” said the woman, ...

DUI checkpoint leads to arrests

Area law enforcement officers trying to stop drivers who were intoxicated this weekend checked 575 vehicles that passed through check points, officials said. Over the past weekend, the Lycoming County DUI Enforcement Team conducted a DUI Checkpoint in the area, said Old Lycoming Township ...

Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by truck

A 22-year-old woman was hospitalized with serious head and lower body injuries she suffered when she was struck by a large service truck in front of her home in the 2300 block of Lycoming Creek Road just before 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to Old Lycoming Township Police Chief Joseph Hope. Kylie ...

Loaded firearm spotted in man’s carry-on bag at airport

A Cogan Station man was stopped by a Transportation Security Administration officer when a 0.25 caliber handgun loaded with five bullets, including one in the chamber, was found in the man’s carry-on bag at Williamsport Regional Airport Saturday. When the officer saw the gun in the ...

16 people charged for various alleged crimes

Sixteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Michael Steinruck, 21, and Dante Marra, 23, both of 149 Snaurytown Road, Montgomery; the local chapter of the Society for the ...

Firefighters called to small cabin fire

JERSEY MILLS - Volunteer firefighters responded to a small smoky fire that broke out in a cabin at Route 414 and Walnut Street about 7 p.m. Saturday. Reports from the scene indicated there was smoke throughout the first floor when firefighters arrived. The fire was extinguished by 7:30 p.m. ...

20-year-old sentenced in assault, robbery

A 20-year-old Williamsport man, found guilty of the January 2018 robbery and assault of a neighbor in his own home, was sentenced to 5 1/2 to 14 years in state prison Thursday. Marcquel J. Olsen, of 812 Wyoming St., was granted entrance into Lloyd Seagraves’ home, at 719 Wyoming St. ...

32 charged with various criminal offenses

Thirty-two people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Nathan Harman, 28, of 1312 1/2 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; terroristic threats, simple assault ...

26 people sentenced in Lycoming County Courts

Twenty-six people have been sentenced recently in Lycoming County court. Those individuals’ names, offenses and sentences are: • Kahill Brooker, of 722 Fourth Ave., 36 months of intermediate punishment, a drug and alcohol assessment, $1,500 fine and 50 hours of community service for DUI. ...

2 alleged drug dealers jailed after vehicle pursuit

As motorist Kenneth Bonaparte attempted to elude being captured by police early Wednesday afternoon, his passenger, Adrian-Michael Harry, suddenly threw “a large black eyeglass case” out a window that landed in a yard at Campbell Street and Park Place in the city, according to an ...

Charges against Clinton County teacher advance

LOCK HAVEN — Cole G. Black, 27, of 287 S. Jones St., Lock Haven, accused of having sexual contact with a 17-year-old student while a teacher in the Keystone Central School District in November 2018, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over for court on Tuesday in Clinton ...

One hurt in ATV crash

PENNSDALE – At least one person was injured in an all-terrain accident that occurred in the 1400 block of Weister Woods Road, off of Quaker Church Road, in Muncy Township about 6 p.m. Tuesday. Gesinger Medical Center’s Life Flight helicopter landed near the scene and flew a crash victim ...

Charges filed against woman driver involved in June crash on Route 87

BARBOURS — When motorist Tammy Yourish lost control of her Toyota Rav4 on Route 87 and plowed into another vehicle on the afternoon of June 5, the 40-year-old South Williamsport woman had oxycodone and fentanyl in her system, according to state Trooper Jonathan Thompson. Yourish, of 1109 W. ...

Driver pleads guilty to summary charges

In a plea agreement before District Judge William Solomon, motorist Jason Beamer, 44, of 2440 Northway Road Extension, pled guilty to state police summary charges of disorderly conduct and failure to notify police after charges of possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia were ...

9 people sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Nine people have been sentenced recently in Lycoming County Court for various offenses, they are: • Austin D. Robertson, 25, of Harrisburg, three to six months in county prison for possession of drug paraphernalia. • Levi A. Bennet, 30, homeless, six months probation, drug and alcohol ...

Judge orders homicide-related notes to be saved

Law enforcement agencies must save their notes in relation to the homicide charge of Noah Stroup, the alleged lookout in a deadly early-August robbery, following a judge’s ruling Tuesday. “All law enforcement agencies who investigated the case shall retain all notes and writings to any ...

24 charged with varous criminal offenses

Twenty-four people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Bernard Buxton, 67, of 2613 Linn St.; city police; simple assault and harassment for allegedly punching wife, Carol, in the mouth ...

41 people recently sentenced in Lycoming County

Forty-one individuals recently were sentenced in Lycoming County Court for various offenses, they are: •Joseph C. Cipriani, 50, of Williamsport, six months intermediate punishment, $300 fine, 50 hours community service, DUI education course and counseling for DUI. •Darven R. Moore, 20, ...