Fire and Crime

Crimes Reported in PA Down For Second Consecutive Year

28 weeks 5 days ago

Harrisburg – The overall number of crimes in Pennsylvania reported to the

Pennsylvania State Police through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system

decreased 1.2 percent in 2012, with violent crimes declining 1.4 percent from last

year. more»

Second Shooting Occurs at Same Williamsport Apartment

29 weeks 4 days ago

Second Shooting Occurs at Same Williamsport Apartment - Officers of the Williamsport Bureau of Police were dispatched to 9M Timberland Apartments for a report of shots fired.  more»

Marijuana Allegedly Grown in Washington Township

30 weeks 1 day ago

Marijuana Allegedly Grown in Washington Township - Pennsylvania State Police charged drug offenses against an Allenwood man after he was allegedly discovered to have been growing marijuana in Lycoming County. Trooper Edward Dammer said Carl Eiswerth Sr., 56, of 1845 Gap Road, was charged after the drug plants were discovered on Sunday, Aug. 11. more»

Senior Citizen Jailed After Resisting Arrest in Muncy

30 weeks 6 days ago

Senior Citizen Jailed After Resisting Arrest in Muncy - A 55-year-old woman was jailed by Montoursville State Police after she trespassed and resisted arrest at a local hospital over the weekend. Trooper Michael Shipman said around 6 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, Rita Kulick, no known address, was loitering at Muncy Valley Hospital, Muncy Creek Township. more»

Williamsport Man Jailed for Alleged Theft, Forgery -

31 weeks 18 hours ago

Williamsport Man Jailed for Alleged Theft, Forgery - Montoursville State Police arrested a 33-year-old man after he allegedly submitted fake deposit slips into an ATM then withdrew cash using his bank credit card. Trooper Paul McGee said Nicholas Harman, of Williamsport, allegedly committed theft by deception and forgery between Aug. more»

Alleged Homicide Suspect Discovered in Williamsport

31 weeks 3 days ago

Alleged Homicide Suspect Discovered in Williamsport - The Williamsport Bureau of Police took a Philadelphia man into custody after responding to an incident at a local bar during the early morning hours. According to a press release, officers were dispatched to the Cell Block on Third Street to investigate a disturbance around 1:46 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. more»

Critical Incident Training Scheduled at Williamsport Elementary School

31 weeks 5 days ago

Critical Incident Training Scheduled at Williamsport Elementary School - The Pennsylvania State Police will conduct a school critical incident training at Sheridan Elementary School, 915 Sheridan Street,  more»

Jersey Shore Driver Ejected From Vehicle Crash in Woodward Township

32 weeks 1 day ago

Jersey Shore Driver Ejected From Vehicle Crash in Woodward Township - A 24-year-old man sustained injuries following a one-vehicle crash in Woodward early this morning. Trooper Travis Pena said LD Ward was traveling southbound on Route 220 at a high rate of speed shortly after 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. more»

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County

32 weeks 3 days ago

Numerous Thefts Reported in Lycoming County -  Montoursville State Police investigated the following incidents: more»

Vehicles Vandalized on Labor Day in Montoursville

32 weeks 4 days ago

Vehicles Vandalized on Labor Day in Montoursville - Montoursville State Police say numerous vehicles were vandalized shortly after midnight on Monday, Sept. 2. more»

Crops Damaged in Muncy

32 weeks 6 days ago

Crops Damaged in Muncy - Property owned by three Moreland Township farmers was vandalized over the summer, and state police are seeking information regarding the vandals. more»

Hit and Run in Loyalsock Township

33 weeks 3 days ago

Hit and Run in Loyalsock Township - State police are seeking the driver of a vehicle which fled the scene of a two-vehicle accident earlier this week. Trooper Daniel Switzer said the hit-and-run crash occurred as the vehicles were both traveling west on East Third Street in the area of McDonald's. more»

Brady Township Drug Bust; Philly Man Jailed

33 weeks 4 days ago

Brady Township Drug Bust; Philly Man Jailed - State police charged a Philadelphia man with possession with intent to deliver following a traffic stop on Route 15 early this morning. Trooper Jeremy Hoy said Warren Harding, 28, was stopped for a traffic violation on Route 15 north at Cemetery Hill Road, Brady Township shortly after 2 a.m. Aug. 28. more»

Route 118 Accident in Jordan Township Sends Three to Hospital

33 weeks 6 days ago

Route 118 Accident in Jordan Township Sends Three to Hospital - Two drivers and one passenger sustained injuries following a three-vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in Lycoming County. PSP  Montoursville Trooper Brian Evarts said two vehicles were stopped at construction zone due to lane closure around 4 p.m. Aug. more»

Items Lost by Relative of Austalian Little League Team While in Williamsport

33 weeks 6 days ago

Items Lost by Relative of Little League Team While in Williamsport - PSP Montoursville say personal items were lost by a family member of the Australian Little League team. more»

Montoursville Trooper Solicited for Sex at Spa

34 weeks 1 day ago

Montoursville Trooper Solicited for Sex at Spa - A  Pennsylvania State Police Trooper from the Vice Unit in Montoursville assisted in the arrest of two foreign prostitutes in Union County. According to a statement from the Montoursville barracks, on Aug. 12, at 3 p.m., an undercover trooper frequented the Four Ssason Spa in Kelly Township. more»

Ralston Man Jailed After Assaulting Pregnant Woman

34 weeks 2 days ago

Ralston Man Jailed After Assaulting Pregnant Woman - A 22-year-old man had bail set in the amount of $10,000 following a verbal argument that escalated in McIntyre Township. Trooper Zach Martin said on Aug. more»

Unityville Residence Burglarized

34 weeks 3 days ago

Unityville Residence Burglarized - Numerous items were reported stolen from from a residence in Jordan Township last week. PSP Montoursville say during the overnight hours of Aug. 16, entry was gained into the Swisher household at 302 N. Puderbaugh Hollow Road, Unityville. Trooper Daniel Kozak said scrap metal and unique tools were removed. more»

New York Motorcyclist Injured in Pine Township Crash

34 weeks 5 days ago

New York Motorcyclist Injured in Pine Township Crash - Montoursville State Police say a 50-year-old woman sustained moderate injuries while she was a passenger on a motorcycle over the weekend. Trooper Paul McGee said Susan M. Templar, of Elmira, NY, was riding on a 2002 Harley-Davidson Heritage operated by Guy Templar, 52, on Sunday at 4 p.m. more»

Numerous Thefts Reported Throughout Lycoming County

34 weeks 6 days ago

Numerous Thefts Reported Throughout Lycoming County - Montoursville Pennsylvania State Police report the following thefts which occurred this month throughout the county: more»

Hit and Run in Williamsport

35 weeks 2 days ago

Williamsport Police Log - Williamsport Police report the following incidents which occurred Thursday, Aug. 15: more»

Lewisburg Bicyclist Harassed in Muncy

35 weeks 5 days ago

Lewisburg Bicyclist Harassed in Muncy - Pennsylvania State Police are seeking additional information in which a 38-year-old male was knocked from his bike by a motorist on a busy rural highway. Trooper Brian Evarts said Jeremy Cook was riding his bike in the 2700 block of Route 442, Muncy Creek Township on Aug. 10, shortly after 8:30 a.m. more»

Livestock Shot in Cascade Township

36 weeks 10 hours ago

Livestock Shot in Cascade Township - Pennsylvania State Police are seeking additional information of animal cruelty in Cascade Township last week. Trooper Brian Evarts said someone shot and skilled a sheep belonging to Garrett Smith, 35, of 238 Devils End Road. The sheep was killed between the hours of 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Aug. 7, Evarts said. more»

Elderly Passenger Sustains Major Injuries in One-Vehicle Crash in Unityville

36 weeks 3 days ago

Elderly Passenger Sustains Major Injuries in One-Vehicle Crash in Unityville - An 83 year-old woman remains in critical condition following an accident in Jordan Township. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said the crash occured as Carl I. Brainin, 82, of Unityville, was traveling northbound on Route 42 shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 5. more»

Indecent Exposure Reported at Limestone Township Business

36 weeks 4 days ago

Indecent Exposure Reported at Limestone Township Business - Indecent exposure charges were filed Aug. 6 by District Magistrate Lepley following an incident in June. more»

Vehicle Engulfed in Flames at Muncy Business

36 weeks 5 days ago

Vehicle Engulfed in Flames at Muncy Business - Montoursville State Police said a driver was not injured over the weekend following a one-vehicle accident in Muncy Township. Trooper Travis Doebler said shortly before 3:30 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. more»

Loyalsock Township Church Vandalized

37 weeks 3 days ago

Loyalsock Township Church Vandalized - Property belonging to a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness church was damaged last month in Lycoming County, say Montoursville State Police. Trooper Daniel Young said two air conditioner units were shot at the 773 Cemetery Road facility sometime between July 23-25. Anyone with information is asked to contact 570.368.5700. more»

Woman Jailed Following Alleged Shooting in Williamsport

37 weeks 5 days ago

Woman Jailed Following Alleged Shooting  in Williamsport - A 23-year-old female was committed to the Lycoming County Prison following a shooting incident in Williamsport late yesterday afternoon. Williamsport Bureau of Police were dispatched to the intersection of Newberry and Diamond streets where they found Christopher Downs with multiple gunshot wounds to his back. more»

Montoursville State Police Seek Additional Information Concerning Fairfield Township Burglary

38 weeks 10 hours ago

Montoursville State Police Seek Additional Information Concerning Fairfield Township Burglary - State police continue to investigate the burglary of a Turkey Hill convenience store on Route 87 earlier this month. During the course of the burglary, which occurred shortly before 12:30 a.m. more»

Williamsport Pedestrian Life-Flighted to Geisinger

38 weeks 3 days ago

Williamsport Pedestrian Life-Flighted to Geisinger - A 19-year-old man  sustained injuries after being hit by a vehicle operated by a Montoursville driver early this morning. more»

Montoursville Man Violates Order; Jailed in Lycoming County Prison

38 weeks 4 days ago

Montoursville Man Violates Order; Jailed in Lycoming County Prison - A 38-year-old man was committed to the county prison on $5,000 bail following the PFA violation. PSP Trooper David Walker said Stuart Nathaniel Carter, of 179 Old Cement Road, contacted the 45-year-old female victim shortly after 10 p.m. on July 22, while he was at his residence. more»

Pennsylvania State Police to Participate in “I-80 Challenge” Enforcement Detail

38 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police to Participate in “I-80 Challenge” Enforcement Detail more»

Employee Allegedly Stole From Hughesville Employer

39 weeks 1 day ago

Employee Allegedly Stole From Hughesville Employer - A Shamokin woman faces theft charges after she allegedly took money from her place of employment in Wolf Township. PSP Trooper Justin Rosboschil said Taylor Marie Dettery, 26, of 29 Diamond St. more»

Wire Stolen From Cummings Township Wellsite

39 weeks 4 days ago

Wire Stolen From Cummings Township Wellsite - Montoursville State Police say over $10,000 worth of wire was stolen over the July 4th weekend in Lycoming County. Trooper Daniel Switzer said a wellsite located at 191 Parker Road and occupied by Epic Integrated Services in Cogan Station was burglarized between July 4-9 when someone stole approximately $10,480 worth of wire. more»

Loyalsock Township Little League Field Damaged

40 weeks 1 hour ago

Loyalsock Township Little League Field Damaged - State police are seeking additional information in an overnight incident on the grounds at a youth sports facility. Trooper Ryan Golla said sometime between 3 p.m. July 10 and 6:54 a.m. more»

Jersey Shore Man Jailed for Alleged Simple Assault

40 weeks 1 day ago

Jersey Shore Man Jailed for Alleged Simple Assault - Bail was set for a 32-year-old man after an altercation in Loyalsock Township. more»

Muncy Teen Attempts Suicide

40 weeks 5 days ago

Muncy Teen Attempts Suicide - Montousville State Police say a 15-year-old girl is recovering from a suicide attempt that took place on the Fourth of July in Muncy Township. Trooper Brandon Schrawder said the teen was discovered by another resident at Ashler Manor shortly before 1 p.m. and sought help before the girl was still conscious. more»

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Two-Vehicle Crash in Muncy

41 weeks 7 hours ago

Motorcyclist Sustains Major Injury in Two-Vehicle Crash in Muncy - A 56-year-old man from Turbotville was transported to Geisinger Medical Center after being struck by a vehicle in Muncy Creek Township on July 4. Trooper Daniel Young said the accident occured shortly before 11:45 a.m. more»

Two Wounded in Williamsport Shooting

41 weeks 2 days ago

Two Wounded in Williamsport Shooting - Two individuals are receiving treatment for gunshot injuries that occurred in the city of Williamsport during the overnight hours. Williamsport Bureau of Police Captain Timothy S. Miller said the Bureau is currently investigating the shooting, which took place in the area of the 300 block of Elmira Street. more»

Couple Shoplifts From Loyalsock Township Business--While Child Waits in Stroller

41 weeks 3 days ago

Couple Shoplifts From Loyalsock Township Business--While Child Waits in Stroller - PSP Montoursville continue to investigate an incident of retail theft that occurred last month in Loyalsock Township. Trooper Troy Hansen said shortly before midnight on June 29 an unknown male and female entered the Sunoco gas station convenience store on Washington Boulevard. more»

Muncy Man a Fatality in Two-Vehicle Car Crash

41 weeks 5 days ago

Muncy Man a Fatality in Two-Vehicle Car Crash - A 50-year-old Lycoming County man is dead following an afternoon crash yesterday in Cameron County. Cpl. Sean Batterson of the Emporium State Police barracks said around 3:25 p.m. July 1, John C. Larose, of Muncy, was traveling eastbound on Route 120, approximately one mile west of the village of Cameron. more»

Beech Creek Resident Swept Away by Flash Flood Waters

42 weeks 1 day ago

Beech Creek Resident Swept Away by Flash Flood Waters - The body of an 86-year-old man was discovered by three kayakers in Bald Eagle Township two days after he was carried away by flood waters. PSP Lamar said Claude Rupert of 15 Reams Road, was reported missing on June 27. more»

Roadways in Beech Creek Region Closed in Clinton County

42 weeks 2 days ago

Roadways in Beech Creek Region Closed in Clinton County - The Clinton County Department of Emergency Services this afternoon reports that efforts continue on several levels following last night’s heavy rains and flash flooding. more»

Gunshot Fatality Identified in Woodward Township

42 weeks 3 days ago

Gunshot Fatality Identified in Woodward Township - One man is dead and a second was taken into custody following a reported shooting in Lycoming County. Trooper Jennifer McMunn said shortly before 12:30 a.m. this morning, June 27, state police were dispatched to 59 Wither Hollow Lane for a shooting. more»

Shots Fired in Williamsport

42 weeks 4 days ago

Shots Fired in Williamsport - The Williamsport Bureau of Police responded to the following incidents on June 25:  more»

Teen Allegedly DUI; Life-Flighted Following Crash

43 weeks 2 days ago

Teen Allegedly DUI; Life-Flighted Following Crash - PSP Lamar are waiting for blood alcohol content results from a 17-year-old male before pressing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. Trooper Timothy Eiler said the teen was traveling north on Route 664 in Gallagher Township, Clinton County around 9:30 p.m. more»

Synthetic Marijuana Allegedly Discovered in Hughesville Residence

43 weeks 5 days ago

Synthetic Marijuana Allegedly Discovered in Hughesville Residence - Pending lab results, state police in Montoursville may charge two Wolf Township residents with drug possession. Trooper Schrawder said on June 4, a large amount of suspected synthetic marijuana, commonly referred to as "K2" or "Spice" was located at 53 Willow Street. more»

Attempted Suicide in Avis

44 weeks 1 day ago

Attempted Suicide in Avis - State police in Lamar said a 26-year-old female in Clinton County was voluntarily committed to the Lock Haven Hospital for treatment following a suicide attempt. Trooper Jamesan Keeler said the female had ingested multiple medications in attempts to end her life  around 3:45 a.m. on June 14. more»

Williamsport Man Pronounced Dead After Gunshot Wound to Chest

44 weeks 3 days ago

Williamsport Man Pronounced Dead After Gunshot Wound to Chest - Agents are working on criminal charges for at least one individual allegedly responsible in the shooting death of a Williamsport resident. Captain Timothy Miller said that at approximately 2:14 p.m. more»

Lamar State Police Investigate Teen's Death in Clinton County

44 weeks 5 days ago

Lamar State Police Investigate Teen's Death in Clinton County - A 15-year-old male from Porter Township is dead and police say nothing is suspicious. Trooper Kimberly Patterson said the unnamed male was handling an air rifle when the firearm went off, hitting the teen in the chest on June 1 around 1:30 p.m. in Clinton County. more»

Allenwood Men Jailed Following Escalated Road Rage Incident

44 weeks 6 days ago

Allenwood Men Jailed Following Aggravated Assault Incident - Two men face multiple charges following a verbal argument that escalated into physical assault. more»

Juvenile Charged With Alleged Terroristic Threats in Jackson Township

45 weeks 2 days ago

Juvenile Charged With Alleged Terroristic Threats in Jackson Township -  State police from Montoursville charged a male juvenile with disorderly conduct, allegedly harassment and terrorist threats following an incident in Trout Run earlier this week. Trooper Daniel Kozak said a domestic incident occurred at 7 p.m. more»

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