Fire and Crime

DUI Enforcement Plans Announced for Thanksgiving Weekend

2 days 16 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report stating the PSP at Montoursville will conduct a sobriety check point within Lycoming County the weekend of 11/26/14 through 11/30/14.  Check points are scheduled to arrest and prosecute drunk drivers to the fullest extent of the law.  Motorists are reminded to buckle up, drive safely, and refrain from drinking and driving.

Details on Thursday's Fatal Accident on State Route 118 in Jordan Township

5 days 6 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released information regarding the fatal accident that took place on November 20th, 2014 at approximately 7:52pm on State Route 118 and Woods Road in Jordan Township, Lycoming County.  According to the PSP,  Danny Allen, 44, of Benton, PA was traveling east on 118 when he drifted across the center line, and side swiped a west-bou more»

Break-in reported in Watson Township

1 week 19 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police report that on November 17th, between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm, unknown actor(s) entered a home on Nichols Run Road by force.  The suspect(s) broke into the house through a basement door and once inside stole money and prescription medicine.  Anyone with information into this residential burglary is asked to contact the PSP in Montoursville at 570-3 more»

Another criminal burglary in Trout Run

1 week 20 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police report that on November 16th a resident of Wallis Run Rd. in Trout Run noticed two rifles missing.  It was reported that somewhere between October 1rst and November 16th and unknown actor gained entry into the victim's residence without force, at which time they removed the firearms and fled in an unknown direction.

Attempted break-in in Duboistown

1 week 20 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police report that on November 18th, at approximately 1:00 am, an unknown actor tried to break into a home on the 2800 block of Euclid Ave.  The attempt was not successful, and the suspect fled the scene on foot.  The PSP ask that anyone with information regarding this attempted break-in call their Montoursville barracks at 570-368-5700.

Four Shoplifting incidents in 1 day for Wmspt

1 week 1 day ago

Williamsport Police logs for November 19, 2014 report four shoplifting incidents:

10:56 AM - 711 West Third St. (Autozone)

4:45 PM - 105 Maynard St. (Sheetz)

5:43 PM - 201 William St. (Wegmans)

8:10 PM - 620 West Third St. (Weis)

This is more than usual for one day. 

Burglary at Camp Susque

1 week 1 day ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a repost stating that between November 14 and November 17, 2014, a burglary occured at Camp Susque in Trout Run, PA.  According to the PSP, unknown actor(s) used blunt force to enter the camp store, stealing several items from the store along with money.  The investigation is ongoing, and the PSP ask that anyone with information contact their Mon more»

Criminal Theft at Williamsport Middle School

1 week 3 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of criminal theft that occured at the Williamsport Area Middle School.  On November 4th, 2014, at approximately 1:53pm, Mark Palmer, of Linden, reported his vehicle stolen from the WAMS parking lot.  The vehicle was later recovered when it was found burned at the above location.  As of the date of the release, no charges have been f more»

Pennsylvania State Police released details on an October 30th burglary

1 week 4 days ago

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, on October 30th around midnight an unknown suspect broke into a garage on Kinsey Street in Montgomery and committed criminal burglary.  There is no report as to what was taken. more»

Armed Robbery at Dewart Bank

1 week 6 days ago

The Muncy Bank & Trust, located on Rt 405 in Dewart, was the site of an armed robbery Friday evening just before 5 PM. 

PA State Trooper Bordner reported that a whte male entered the bank, displayed a weapon and demanded money from the teller. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, reportedly in a white sedan. more»

Bridge Deck Repair on I-180 EB in Williamsport Next Week

2 weeks 3 hours ago

Motorists in Lycoming County are advised that the right lane of Interstate 180 eastbound over Maynard Street in Williamsport will be closed next week for bridge deck repair work.

Weather permitting, the lane closure will be between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, and Wednesday, Nov. 19. more»

Pennsylvania State Police Investigating Hit and Run

2 weeks 19 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police reported that a hit and run occurred in the early morning hours of November 12, 2014.  This crash occurred as an unknown vehicle was traveling south on Route 287 in Mifflin Township when it traveled onto the bridge and struck the top bridge rail with a load of logs that it was hauling and then fled the scene.  The impact caused visible damage to the bridg more»

Child Safety Seat Inspections

2 weeks 19 hours ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released today that they will be conducting child safety seat inspections on November 18th through November 25th, from 3pm to 7pm, at the barracks located at 899 Cherry Street, Montoursville.  Persons wishing to have a child seat inspected can contact the barracks at 570-368-5700 to schedule an appointment. more»

Two Teens Suspected for Motor Vehicle Theft in Susquehanna Township

2 weeks 2 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police reported that on November 4th, at 7:20pm, a vehicle was stolen from a driveway in Susquehanna Township.  The victim reported that his Jeep Grand Cherokee was stolen from his residence as the vehicle was parked in this driveway, with the keys in the ignition. more»

Dove Street House suffers major fire Sunday Night

2 weeks 4 days ago

Williamsport Firefighters responded to a 911 call Sunday night at 10:50 PM for a structure fire in the 2500 block of Dove Street in the Newberry section of town. Williamsport fire units and Ladder 11 from South Williamsport were on the scene quickly. It was determined that everyone was safely out of the double house.  more»

Crash on Trout Run Mountain Road, Gamble Township

3 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police released information regarding the crash on November 3rd, at 4:16pm.  Dustin Hopkins, 18, of Roaring Branch, was traveling east on Trout Run Mountain Rd when he attempted to negotiate a right hand curve and lost control.  Hopkins then traveled off the right hand side of the road, struck an embankment, and continued to travel east until striking a tree causing more»

Teens Break into Residence, Steal Guns

3 weeks 1 day ago

The Pennsylvania State Police report that on November 4th, between noon and 6pm, four teens forcibly entered a residence on Bachman Drive in Susquehanna Township and stole two guns. more»

Local Election Results as they come in

3 weeks 2 days ago

You can find local election results online at these pages:

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Three injured on October 30th crash in Woodward Township

3 weeks 4 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released information regarding Thursday's crash on US-220 in Woodward Township.  According to police, Emily Betts, 19, of Linden was traveling north on SR 220 when the vehicle left the right side of the roadway at an abrupt angle, crossed a parking area, then crashed into a large boulder. more»

Pennsylvania State Police release information on the October 29th crash on US15 in Lewis township

3 weeks 6 days ago

According to the Pennsylvania State Police the crash on US-15 South, at 4:11pm on October 29th, occurred as the 2001 Chevrolet Blazer was traveling south bound in the right lane when it went off the roadway, onto the shoulder, and began to spin resulting in the vehicle overturning four times before coming to a stop. more»

Crash in Williamsport on Faxon Parkway on-ramp a result of failing to yield

3 weeks 6 days ago

Yesterday morning's crash on the Faxon parkway 180-West on ramp occurred as a result of failure to yield.  On October 31, at approximately 6:45am, the Pennsylvania State Police report that a tractor trailer was traveling north on Northway Road, and the other vehicle a Ford truck was traveling south.  Both vehicles were entering the on-ramp to 180-W when the t more»

PSP reports scam in Wiliamsport area

3 weeks 6 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police released a report of a scam in the Williamsport area.  On October 22-24th, the victim, Harry Collins of Williamsport, was scammed into sending over $3000 to India.  The scammer called, representing himself as working for Kavish Technologies under Microsoft claiming there was an issue with the victim's computer.  more»

Traffic Disruption Next Week on I-180 Resurfacing Project

4 weeks 1 day ago

From PennDOT: Interstate 180 between the Muncy/Main Street Interchange in Lycoming County and the Turbotville Interchange in Northumberland County will be restricted to the driving lane in both directions next week. more»

PSP reports on area burgleries in Muncy Creek, Ralston, Waterville, PA

4 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police reported these burglaries recently:

October 23 - 24, 2014. 2 vehicles in Heatherbrooke Estates, Muncy Creek Twp.,  were reported to have items stolen from them. items include US coins, electronics and a bicycle.  more»

PSP reports: Bear causes car crash near Steam Valley

4 weeks 4 days ago

Pa State Police have released a report on a vehicle accident that happened on October 25, 2014 in Cogan House Twp.

They report that Cari Enav, 53, of Burke, Virgina was traveling on Route 15, 1332 feet south of the Steam Valley exit when a bear entered the roadway from the west. The front of Enav's 2013 Toyota Prius stuck the bear, which succumbed to its injuries.  more»

PSP Car involved in accident in Wmspt.

4 weeks 4 days ago

Pa State Police, Montoursville, released ther report on a vehicle accident in Williamsport that involved a PSP car Sunday. Here are some details from that report. more»

State police investigating robbery

5 weeks 1 day ago

Sheetz, 7775 Route 220, Linden, was robbed at 1:25 a.m. Oct. 22. 

State police reported that a male actor, described as 5'5" or 5'6" with a slender build, demanded the cashier emptied the cash register. The man then fled the scene on foot heading in an unknown direction.  more»

Additional Details on Tuesday morning's Newberry Homicide

5 weeks 1 day ago

More information has been received regarding the death of a 16 year old black male in Newberry, Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at about half past Midnight. more»

Wmspt PD statement on a Criminal Homicide

5 weeks 2 days ago

Press Release: Captain Michael Orwig

On Tuesday October 21, 2014 at about 00:26 hours City Officers were sent to the 2300 block of Dove Court in the Newberry Section of Williamsport for an unresponsive male in the alley.  more»

Intoxicated man ejected from vehicle during crash

6 weeks 1 day ago

A Dushore man was seriously injured after being partially ejected from his vehicle following an early morning accident Oct. 11.  more»

Wmspt Mayor comments on high County Jail numbers

6 weeks 1 day ago

This week, Mayor Campana was notified that overcrowding at the Lycoming County Prison peaked last month with an average daily population of 387. This figure is the highest monthly average on record.  According to Campana, “The Williamsport Bureau of Police continues to work hard in keeping our citizens safe. more»

Three injured following crash

6 weeks 5 days ago

A crash left three men injured in the early hours of Oct. 3.  more»

Man seriously injured in crash

7 weeks 4 days ago

A man was majorly injured as a result of a crash at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 30.  more»

State police share reportable incidents

8 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

8-year-old child wounded by gun

8 weeks 3 days ago

City police Captain Michael Orwig released the following statement: more»

Driver loses control of vehicle in construction zone

8 weeks 4 days ago

According to state police, a vehicle driven by Jacqueline Puckey, 30, Watsontown, was traveling in the area of a construction zone on Route 15 in Clinton Township on Sept. 22 when Puckey was adjusting the heat in her vehicle and steered to the right. Puckey realized she was going off the road and steered left, overcompensating and losing control.  more»

Car crashes, identity theft and other incidents

9 weeks 22 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents more»

Police share reportable incidents

9 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Thursday Afternoon Muncy Fatal Crash details

10 weeks 20 hours ago

State Police report that a 2 vehicle accident on Route 405 near Muncy this afternoon resulted in a fatality. more»

East Third St. Fatal crash details

10 weeks 4 days ago

Pa State Police have released details of Saturday afternoon's fatal car crash on East Third Street, Loyalsock. The accident happened on September 13, 2014 near 4:30 P.M. in the area of the Northway Road, East Third St., near Buffalo Wild Wings. This is in Lycoming Township. more»

Police share reportable incidents

10 weeks 5 days ago

1:51 a.m. July 20, Police reported that Martin Keiser, of Williamsport, was charged with DUI and possession of a controlled substance. 

11:03 Aug. 28, Police reported that Jon Krauser, 56, of Trout Run, was stopped for a traffic violation. Further investigation revealed Krauser to be driving under the influence. Charges have been filed.  more»

Corrections officer charged with sexual assault

11 weeks 22 hours ago

A corrections officer from the state correctional institute in Muncy is charged with sexually assaulting an inmate.  more»

Woman's information stolen by unknown actor

11 weeks 2 days ago

 A woman's bank information was stolen and used by an unknown actor. 

Jessica Ulsamer, 29, of South Williamsport, told state police that an unknown actor used her Woodlands Bank debit card information to complete a wire transfer of $765 from the her checking account through Western Union.  more»

Man injured in motorcycle crash

11 weeks 4 days ago

A man was injured in a motorcycle accident on Route 44 Sunday afternoon, according to state police.  more»

Several injured in crash

11 weeks 5 days ago

State police reported a crash injured five people at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4. 

The crash occurred as a vehicle driven by Garrett B. Valentine, 23, of York, was stopped on Route 44, waiting to turn left onto Route 654. A vehicle driven by Dominic Loffredo, 17, of Linden was traveling at about 35 to 40 miles per hour when it impacted that back of Valentine's vehicle.  more»

Mayor issues statement on site of shooting

11 weeks 6 days ago

On Friday, Mayor Gabriel Campana's office released the following statement: more»

Phone scam claiming victims in area

12 weeks 21 hours ago

State police have reported that a scam where victims will get a call or email from someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, a government employee or a relative has happened in the area.  more»

Woman injured in Montoursville crash

12 weeks 3 days ago

A crash at the Family Practice Center entrance on Lycoming Mall Drive in Montoursville left one woman injured.  more»

State police share reportable incidents

12 weeks 3 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

12:10 a.m. June 14, Police reported that  Byron Polley, 32, of Williamsport, was stopped for a summary traffic violation and was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol and was taken to Williamsport Hospital for a legal blood draw. Charges are pending.  more»

Man seriously injured after motorcycle crash

13 weeks 1 day ago

A man was seriously injured following a motorcycle collision with a deer.  more»

Suspect steals 30 tablets of Oxycodone, other incidents

13 weeks 6 days ago

State Police Montoursville reported that unknown actors entered a Hughesville woman's residence and removed her prescription medicine. 

Janet Louelle Wise, 82, told police that the actor entered the house between July 15 and Aug. 9 and removed 30 tablets of Oxycodone and 30 tablets of Metoprolol.  more»

State police share reportable incidents.

14 weeks 3 days ago

State police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

7:25 p.m. July 3, Police reported that Jacqueline R. Brookens, 40, of Jersey Shore, was stopped on Route 220 at Queneshukney Road and was found to be under the influence of narcotics. Charges have been filed.  more»

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