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Police Fire and Court

Motorist allegedly threatens to break police officer’s jaw

What began as a routine DUI arrest for city police soon escalated into a confrontation between an officer and the driver, Nicholas Andrew Wright, who at one point told the officer “You are so (expletive) lucky you are a cop because I would break your (expletive) jaw if you weren’t,” ...

City man jailed on felony firearm charges

Seeing a city police officer approach him at West Fourth and Diamond streets about 10:40 p.m. Friday, Dennis Prieto Jr. quickly tossed something behind a bush, according to an affidavit filed at Frey’s office. The officer immediately retrieved it and found it to be a loaded handgun with one ...

Loyalsock Township man jailed on assault-related charges

Two state troopers were outside Douglas Hofford’s home on Christie Avenue, off of Four Mile Drive, just after 1 a.m. Sunday when they heard glass breaking and a woman screaming “’I’m sorry. Please don’t hit me with that. I’m sorry,” according to an affidavit. Immediately the ...

Reported stabbing in the city

City police, firefighters and paramedics responded to the 400 block of Market Street for a reported stabbing about 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. The victim, an adult male, suffered a stab wound to the abdomen and was taken by ambulance to UPMC Williamsport after being assaulted outside. As of press time, ...

City woman arrested following domestic disturbance

Barricaded inside an upstairs room with her mother at the family’s home at 2412 Grand St., the frightened child pleaded with the parent again and again to let her out, but the woman refused, according to court records filed by city police. Brittney Goehrig kept the door closed with the ...

Man charged after allegedly threatening woman, assaulting child

Krystopher Fuller climbed into the back seat of the woman’s car and began assaulting the child, “striking and punching her in the head multiple times,” Old Lycoming Township police alleged in a criminal complaint. Police said Fuller, 29, of 104 Oak St., Jersey Shore had pursued the ...