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5 people sentenced in Lycoming County

Five people have been sentenced for various crimes in Lycoming County court. Four people have been sentenced to county prison, they are: • Ronald E. Boal, 59, 433 South Main Street, Jersey Shore, 10 to 38 months for disorderly conduct. • Anthoney F. Benson, 58, of Lycoming County ...

Danville man dies in New York skiing accident

WILMINGTON, N.Y. — A 21-year-old from Pennsylvania has died from injuries he suffered at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center last week. Nicholas Koch of Danville, Pennsylvania, was injured after skiing down the Lower Northway trail and striking a cluster of trees, according to New York State ...

7 charged with various crimes in Lycoming County

Seven people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • James Edward Coleman, 34, of 206 Brushy Ridge Road; state police; possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, possession of ...

Men accused of selling for drug ring, which allegedly used a minor

A city man’s charges related to his alleged involvement in a drug ring were held over for trial at his preliminary hearing Monday. The same organized crime group running drugs also used a runaway teenager, said police. Quran Haddih “Mugga” Geddy, 24, is charged with allegedly selling ...

Southside man charges for allegedly punching paramedic in the face

A 36-year-old South Williamsport man faces assault-related charges after attacking two paramedics who were trying to treat him in his home for a panic attack, borough police alleged in court papers. Michael Sheilds, of 339 Hastings St., sucker punched one of the paramedics in the face shortly ...

ATV operator treated after vehicle overturns in woods

A 61-old Hepburn Township man was taken to the Williamsport Regional Medical Center late Wednesday morning to be treated for injuries he suffered when the four-wheel all-terrain vehicle he was operating crashed in some woods near his home in the 400 block of Crescent Hill Road, according to Old ...

Firefighters find no blaze but medical episode in kitchen

City firefighters rushed to the five-story Williamsport Manor at 450 Center St. for a reported fire in an apartment about 8 p.m. Wednesday. But what they found when they arrived was a third-floor resident who suffered a medical episode while cooking, according to fire officials. There was ...

26 people sentenced for various crimes in Lycoming County

Twenty-six people have been sentenced for various crimes in Lycoming County court. Two people were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Calvin T. Charles, 32, of 765 W. Fourth St., Apartment No. 1F, 18 to 36 months in state prison for possession with intent to distribute; 18 to 36 months ...

Charges filed against 8 people in Tioga County

MANSFIELD — Eight people have been charged with various criminal offenses in Tioga County, according to court records. Those charged and the police agencies involved include: • Tanarah Duncan Washington, 20, of Philadelphia; Mansfield police; possession of small amount of marijuana, ...

Lock Haven man sentenced to 10 to 20 years for arsons

LOCK HAVEN — James Arnold Brown has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in state prison. Brown, 54, of East Park Street, Lock Haven, entered guilty pleas earlier this fall to two first degree felonies for starting two separate fires in the city of Lock Haven in 2018, Clinton County District ...

25 sentenced in Lycoming County courts

Twenty-five people have been sentenced for various crimes in Lycoming County court. Four people were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Kasan R. Sanders, 40, of Lycoming County prison, 12 to 24 years for three convictions of possession of a firearm; and two to four years for delivery ...

Tractor trailer hits bridge on Route 220

JERSEY SHORE — Tiadaghton regional police responded to a tractor trailer accident along Route 220 just passed the intersection of Route 287 around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday that resulted in both northbound lanes on 220 to be blocked off for over an hour. Safety Officer Adam Kilpatrick, explained ...

23 charged with various crimes

Twenty-three people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were: • Motorist Derrick Erwin Jr., 28, of Philadelphia; city police; felony fleeing police, resisting arrest and DUI after allegedly ...

Six people injured in four separate accidents

Rebecca Frost, 27, of Rochester, New York, and a passenger, Juliane Homer, 41, of East Bethany, New York, was treated at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center for minor injuries she suffered when her 2017 Nissan Rogue struck a guardrail along ice-covered Route 15, a half a mile north of ...

4 people sentenced in county court

Four people have been sentenced for various crimes in Lycoming County court. Two people were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Quentin S. Young, 31, of 841 High St., 18 to 60 months in state prison for possession with intent to deliver. Twelve to 36 months in state prison for a ...

Man jailed for allegedly shooting bow, arrow at friends

WATSONTOWN — Lucas H. Nye, 44, of Watsontown, was arrested after allegedly shooting a bow and arrow and assaulting victims who were friends on Nov. 23 between the hours of 10:30 and 11 p.m. on East Fourth Street, according to a press release. The release stated Nye shot a bow and arrow at ...

Watsontown juvenile arrested for alleged death threats

WATSONTOWN — A 15 year old was arrested after allegedly threatening to kill another person with a knife around 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at a residence in Watsontown. The juvenile was charged with terroristic threats and simple assault, according to a press release. During the dispute, allegedly ...

Jersey Shore High School bomb threat deemed ‘not dangerous’

The Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police received a call about a bomb threat to the Jersey Shore High School around 10:45 a.m. on Friday morning. The threat allegedly came from social media sources around the 9:15 a.m. according to Police Chief Nathan Deremer. Deremer added that the threat ...

Increased DUI enforcement planned

The Lycoming County DUI Task Force will be doing a multitude of DUI checkpoints and increased patrolling beginning now until the first of the year after trends of drinking and marijuana use before driving have been approaching with the Thanksgiving holiday next week. “Dranksgiving” and ...

Pedestrian injured in accident on Broad Street

Timothy Hoke, 62, of 1130 Broad St., Montoursville, was taken to the Williamsport Regional Medical Center to be treated for injuries he suffered when he ran into the side of a westbound car driven by Diana Dicenso, also of Montoursville, in the 1100 block of Broad Street about 8:45 a.m. ...