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Fraud charges filed against 2 in separate incidents

Felony fraud charges have been filed against a former city woman, now living in Maryland, after she allegedly submitted false information on a claim that she submitted to her insurance company in an attempt to get $15,135, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. Investigators ...

Police: 28-year-old jailed for hit-and-run

Nathan Joseph Dunlap Jr. — the 28-year-old hit-run motorist who crashed into the back of a city police cruiser driven by Patrolman Robert Brown on Nov 1 — was taken into custody early Thursday morning and jailed. Dunlap, of 455 Elmira St., slammed into the rear of Brown’s cruiser while ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 12:12 a.m., reckless driver, 3500 block of Lycoming Creek Road, Lycoming Township. 2:56 a.m., shots fired, 100 block of East Fourth Street, ...

14 sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Fourteen individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Seven were sentenced to county prison. They are: • Michael J. Deitrick, 40, 816 Grove St., 85 days to six months, 12 months probation, $1,500 in fines and 50 hours of community ...

Williamsport double homicide suspect arrested in Harrisburg

Joseph Sentore Coleman Jr., 35, formerly of Williamsport, was located today in Harrisburg and arrested in connection with the Oct. 31 shooting deaths of Kristine Kibler and Shane Wright at their Poplar Street home on Halloween night, according to U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane. After local ...

Man charged with assault

A Susquehanna Township man has been locked up on assault-related charges for allegedly striking a child in the ribs and punching him in the left eye during disturbance at the man’s home on Nov. 8, according to state police. Darryl Nathaniel Lee, 31, of 64 Comp Road, just off Bertin Heights, ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: WEDNESDAY 4:17 p.m., reckless driver, 25000 block of East Route 180, Loyalsock Township. 4:18 p.m., shoplifter, 100 block of South Lycoming Mall Road, ...

12 motorists are facing DUI charges

Twelve motorists have been charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants or controlled substances. Those charged and the police departments involved were: • Melissa Carol Hamm, 38 of 2034 Zuni Lane; Old Lycoming Township police at Princeton Avenue and Mahaffey Lane on Oct. ...

Autopsies inconclusive on 2

Autopsies done this week on two men who are suspected of dying of drug overdoses were inconclusive, according to Lycoming County Coroner Charles E. Kiessling Jr. It will be several weeks before the results of toxicology tests on the two will be known, he said. He did not release the men’s ...

McQueary cited for hunting violation

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A former Penn State football assistant coach who just won a multimillion-dollar verdict over his treatment after fellow assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested in a child molestation case has pleaded guilty to a hunting violation. Online court records show Mike ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: TUESDAY 12:36 a.m., criminal mischief, 2400 block of Lycoming Creek Road, Loyalsock Township. 1:32 a.m., domestic disturbance, 200 block of Route 15 ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: MONDAY 7:05 a.m., reckless driver, 21000 block of West Route 10 Highway, Montoursville. 8:16 a.m., theft, 400 block of Percy Street, South ...

8 people charged with various drug-related offenses

Eight people have been charged with various drug offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the departments involved were: • Shantell Marie Snider, 25, 1014 Memorial Ave.; city police; possession of marijuana and paraphernalia at the 1600 block of Packer Street on Aug. 23; ...

Police: 2 accused of assault in separate cases

MONTGOMERY — A 17-year-old Broad Street resident is being charged as an adult in the assault of a female juvenile who was struck in the head and face, and threatened with a knife, state police said. “If I want to, I’ll kill you right now,” Chase Hunter Lynch told the girl after he ...

Police: Intoxicated man trespasses into living room, threatens ER nurses

A city man faces a number of charges for a string of incidents that began when he was found in a stranger’s home on Sept. 9. Police responded to a residence around 6 p.m. on Wildwood Boulevard for a report of a fight, according to a city police affidavit. According to the resident, Paul ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: FRIDAY 12:35 a.m., intoxicated person, 30 block of East Southern Avenue, South Williamsport. 12:47 a.m., trespassing, 100 block of West Third Street, ...

Tioga man charged with beating child

ELKLAND — Corey D. Whitecraft, 35, of 17960 Route 287, Tioga, was charged by Tioga Borough police on Nov. 3 with endangering the welfare of children and simple assault after he allegedly beat a 9-year-old boy while three other children, a 16-year-old, a 7-year-old, and a 6-month-old were ...

4 to appear in district court

ELKLAND — Four people either have appeared or will appear before District Judge James Edgcomb to face various charges. • Brooke B. Knickerbocker, 28, of 41 Mystic View Lane, Lawrenceville, faces charges of simple assault and harassment in connection with an alleged assault against a ...

Countywide police activities

Following are complaints handled by police agencies in Lycoming County, as provided by the county Emergency Communications Center: THURSDAY 3:01 a.m., theft, 900 block of Elizabeth Street, Williamsport. 5:40 a.m., criminal mischief, 1000 block of West Third Street, Williamsport. 8:03 ...

36 people are sentenced in Lycoming County Court

Thirty-six individuals recently were sentenced at the Lycoming County Courthouse, according to court documents. Three were sentenced to state prison. They are: • Devyn W. Fuller, 22, 1418 Locust St., Jersey Shore, one to four years for criminal trespassing and theft. • David L. ...