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City woman charged with conspiracy

A former clerk at the Unimart, 1944 W. Fourth St., has been charged with conspiracy to theft and conspiracy to shoplifting for her alleged involvement in a scheme to allow a customer to steal lottery tickets from the store in late May, city police said in court papers at the office of District ...

State police charge city man

Edwin Dirk Anderson, 64, of 810 Hepburn St., has been charged with illegal sale or transfer of a firearm and making unsworn falsification to authorities for allegedly putting down false information on a government form when he attempted to buy a firearm at Troxell’s Sporting Goods, 2715 ...

Stabbing victim identifies alleged attacker during preliminary hearing

Curtis Kinney is recovering from a stab wound he suffered on Sept. 20 in the city apartment he shares with Eric Tyson, but he still has not been able to return to work. On the stand in the hearing room of District Judge Christian Frey, Kinney pointed to the 52-year-old Tyson, sitting next to ...

Two mothers in separate cases face endangering welfare charge

It was just after 1 p.m. on Oct. 4 when city police responded to the 900 block of First Street because once again Lashonda Myers’ 2-year-old son had wandered out of the house undetected and entered a neighbor’s home, according to an affidavit filed at the office of District Judge Christian ...

Montgomery man gets state prison for photographing child in bathroom

A county judge sentenced a Montgomery man to state prison earlier this week for using his cell phone to take photos of a 13-year-old girl when she was using the bathroom. Wayne Benson, 44, of Montgomery, will serve 16–32 months in state prison with a consecutive three years of probation ...

Williamsport police investigating shooting that sent one person to hospital

A 25 year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound near Maple Street and Memorial Avenue about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Sun-Gazette was told. There was no word on the extent of the woman's injuries. She was loaded onto a stretcher and carried out of a home near the intersection and placed into ...