Fire and Crime

Wmspt Police Blotter highlights

11 weeks 5 days ago

May 28, 2014 more»

Williamsport Police Summer Park Detail funded by DA Office

12 weeks 15 hours ago
Wmspt Police car in Memorial Park recently.

With the unofficial kickoff of summer, Lycoming County District Attorney Eric R. Linhardt has again this year allocated drug forfeiture money to fund Williamsport Police Officers to work community policing details in our City's parks. The summer park detail, initiated in 2009 by District Attorney Linhardt in cooperation with the Williamsport Bureau of Police, is in its 5th year. more»

Car crashes into hunting lodge

12 weeks 17 hours ago

A Trout Run man was driving in Lewis Township when his car left the roadway and struck a hunting lodge. 

According to State Police, Michael Marshallick, 34, of Trout Run, was traveling east on Slacks Run Road at 9:25 p.m. May 20, negotiating a left curve, when the vehicle traveled off of the south side of the roadway and struck a hunting lodge with its right front corner.  more»

Highlights from the Wmspt Police blotter

12 weeks 17 hours ago

Incidents reported over part the Memorial Weekend include: more»

Route 15 Fatal accident details

12 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police have released details about Thursday's fatal vehicle accident on Route 15 on Penny Hill, near Montgomery, Pa. more»

Two arrested for heroin use

12 weeks 5 days ago

Nathan Edward Fry, 22, and Brooks Alexander Borgess, 24, entered an apatment on Clayton Avenue in Loyalsock Township without permission and proceeded to ingest heroin, according to state police. 

They were found by the tenant who contacted 911 when he found Borgess unresponsive. Numerous items of drug paraphernalia belonging to Borgess and Fry were located in the apartment.  more»

Two arrested in connection with meth lab

12 weeks 5 days ago

Two men were arrested after being connected to a meth lab. 

Pennsylvania State Police Office Mitchel McMunn arrested Josh Moser, 32, of Hughesville, and Bruce Woodcock, 34, of Williamsport, on May 1.  more»

Wmspt Police announce arraignment of Suspect in Cabbie shooting

12 weeks 5 days ago

The Williamsport Bureau of Police have identified and are charging the individual responsible for the shooting of Eugene Phillips a cab driver with the Billtown cab driver during the early morning hours of Thursday May 15th.  more»

Montgomery man accused of rape

12 weeks 6 days ago

A 22-year-old Montgomery man was arrested by state police for rape and sexual assault on April 20. 

According to police, Caleb Harper assaulted an 18-year-old woman on Gap Road in Washington Township. Harper is also being charged with indecent aggravated assault and furnishing alcohol to minors.  more»

Lock Haven teen reported missing

13 weeks 17 hours ago

James Michael Lund, 14, has been reported missing by State Police.  more»

WVIA-TV joins statewide broadcast to address heroin crisis in Pennsylvania

13 weeks 5 days ago
State Wide Broadcast regarding the Heroin crisis in Pennsylvania.

Heroin use in Pennsylvania has reached epidemic proportions. Once thought to be found only in cities, these dangerous drugs are now readily available in rural and suburban neighborhoods, and young people are at particular risk. WVIA presents "Heroin: A Commonwealth Crisis" a live interactive program from Penn State Public Media on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV. more»

Police report various incidents

13 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Couple allegedly uses Heroin at WalMart then again at the Wmspt Hospital

13 weeks 5 days ago

According to Williamsport police reports Taryn L. Reeser and her boyfriend Kenneth W. Wilkinson were caught using heroin twice yesterday (Wednesday), once at the Montoursville Walmart and then later at the Williamsport Medical Center. more»

Billtown Cab Driver shot early this morning

13 weeks 5 days ago

Williamsport Police responded to a report of a shooting this morning around 5:45 AM in the area of Elmira St. and Glenwood Ave., Williamsport. more»

Police report various incidents

14 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Mar. 7 to April 28, Police reported that an unknown actor made fradulent charges to a credit card belonging to John Cohick, 66, of Salladasburg. Cohick also had two guns stolen from his residence. The incident is currently under investigation.  more»

Police report various incidents

14 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

4:30 p.m. April 15, Police reported that Travis Caverly, 23, took a stereo belonging to the victim and sold it for $30. Caverly is an admitted drug user and admitted to taking and pawning the stereo. Charges have been filed.  more»

Police report various incidents

14 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

9:30 a.m. April 18, Police reported that a 41-year-old Duboistown man became agitated on two separate occasions and damaged various property and contents at Hope Enterprises as well as struck a caregiver.  more»

PSP Reports on Fatal Crash

15 weeks 7 hours ago

Pa State Police Trooper Ryan Golla reported on a fatal car accident that happened early Sunday, May 4, 2014 in the 1300 block of Mahaffey Hollow Road, Woodward Township. Time of the accident is listed as 4:50 AM. more»

Five people dead in tragic carbon monoxide accident

15 weeks 2 days ago

Saturday in our area began as a quiet, pleasant Spring morning, but quickly turned into a day of tragedy that will likely linger with police and EMS workers for the rest of their lives. more»

Police report various incidents

16 weeks 4 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

8:45 to 9 p.m. April 9, Police reported that a verbal argument started after Thomas Digan, 43, of Muncy, came onto property belonging to Derek Lewis, 26, of Muncy. Lewis shoved Digan. Lewis was charged with harassment and Digan was charged with trespassing.  more»

Drugs and Basketball

16 weeks 15 hours ago
Williamsport City Hall town Meeting - April 2014

Perception is everything. And that could not have been more obvious at Mayor Gabe Campana’s Town Hall meeting in the Sechler Community Room of City Hall last evening, April 28th, 2014. Evidently, the City Administration was expecting trouble. Three armed police officers were stationed around the perimeter of the room. But a young black father came with his baby to the meeting too. more»

Wmspt City Councilman replies to recent public comments

16 weeks 2 days ago

In response to Williamsport Police Chief Foresman's statements regarding my record and the current issue of the removal of the basketball hoops at Memorial Park. more»

Police report various incidents

16 weeks 3 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

12:03 a.m. Mar. 16, Police reported that that Cassidy Logue, 31, of Williamsport, was stopped on Washington Boulevard for multiple traffic violations. Further investigation revealed Logue to be driving under the influence.  more»

Juveniles arrested for killing donkey, smashing mailboxes

16 weeks 5 days ago

Three Montogomery teenagers were arrested after shooting and killing a donkey. 

According to police, two 15-year-old males and one 16-year-old male used a .22 Cricket rifle to shoot a Jerusalem miniature donkey belonging to Amos Yoder of 75 Middle Road on April 16. The teens each shot the donkey six separate times over the course of an hour until it fell down and died.  more»

Wmspt Police Chief Foresman issues comment on Memorial Park actions

16 weeks 5 days ago

There is a lot of talk about the removal of the basketball hoops in Memorial Park. more»

Police report various incidents

16 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

10:30 a.m. April 14, Police reported that Willie Crowe, 43, of Williamsport, took a vehicle belonging to Jamarr Ritter, 22, of Williamsport without Ritter's consent.  more»

Press release regarding Memorial Park from Wmspt Mayor Campana

16 weeks 6 days ago
Recent litter at Memorial Park, Wmspt.

Mayor Gabriel Campana said, “We are reclaiming our neighborhoods and parks for all families. Last year, the basketball rims at Memorial Park were removed for two weeks because inappropriate behavior such as littering, tossing cigarette butts, cursing, loud inappropriate music, and drug activity stemmed from the basketball court use. more»

Police report various incidents

17 weeks 6 hours ago

Pensylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

2:10 p.m. Mar. 13, Police reported that while Jason Bills, 25, of Coal Township, was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart in Montoursville and Kmart in Williamsport.  more»

Police report various incidents

17 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incident:

Jan. 1 to April 13, Police reported that an actor took a PA registration plate from an utility trailer belonging to Charles Stutzman, 67, of Williamsport, parked at his home.  more»

Police report incidents

18 weeks 11 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Mar. 1 to April 12, Police reported that an unknown actor took electrical wire from River Road, Susquehanna Township. Anyone with information regarding this incident should conact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.  more»

Route 118 Accident results in death for Muncy driver

18 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police report that a vehicle driven by Lynn R. Minier, male, 64 years of age, from Muncy, Pa crashed on Route 118 near Hughesville Sunday evening at 6:21 PM. more»

Police report various incidents

18 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

9:22 p.m. Mar. 20, Police reported that Darrel Hecknauer, 21, of Montgomery, was charged with DUI following a crash on Mar. 20.  more»

Police report various incidents

18 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Police report various incidents

18 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

2:42 a.m. Mar. 8, Police reported that Meghan Mundrick, 25, of Williamsport, was stopped for swerving while driving and was found to be intoxicated. Mundrick was arrested for DUI.  more»

Police report various incidents

19 weeks 15 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Nov. 21 to Feb. 1, Police reported that an unknown actor opened a Verizon Wireless account with information belonging to Marilyn Myers, 47. The incident is currently under investigation.  more»

Dead body found in Montoursville overnight

19 weeks 2 days ago

According to Trooper Havens of the Montoursville barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police, the dead body of a white, 78 year old male was found in the area of Fairview Drive and Cemetery Road, Montoursville Borough. It was determined that the male victim had been shot and his body dumped in this location. more»

Sunday Morning Pursuit in Williamsport has tragic end in Loyalsock.

19 weeks 2 days ago

This morning around 10:30 AM, Williamsport Police were invovled in a vehicle pursuit that traveled through the Park St., High St., West and East Third Sts., West Fourth St., Walnut St., areas ending with a fatality and a crash in Loyalsock on the Golden Strip. more»

Police report various incidents

19 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incident:

Feb. 15 to Mar. 21, Police reported to Ean Marshall of Linden attempted to purchase a 2006 Chevy Impala for $2300 over the internet. It was discovered to be a scam.  more»

Police report various incidents

20 weeks 8 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Police arrest man for drug possession

20 weeks 8 hours ago

Montoursville Police Department issued the following statement:

On Mar. 25, Officer Hockman of the Montoursville Police Department stopped a vehicle on Interstate 180 for speeding. A juvenile was also present in the vehicle. The juvenile was arrested and charged with being in possession of 421 packets of suspected heroin.  more»

Police report various incidents

20 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incident: more»

Woman killed in I-80 crash

20 weeks 3 days ago

A Cleveland, Ohio, woman was killed in a crash at 6:20 a.m. Mar. 29 on Interstate 80.  more»

Police report various incidents

20 weeks 3 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Police report various incidents

20 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

11:30 p.m. Mar. 22, Police reported that James Wacker, 44, of Williamsport, punched Eric Weymouth, 41, in the nose. Wacker was charged with harassment.  more»

Three alarm fire hits Williamsport area home

20 weeks 4 days ago

At around 4:30 PM Friday evening, Williamsport Bureau of Fire responded to 928 Elizabeth Street, Williamsport for a roof and attic fire. Once units arrived on scene, the 2nd alarm was quickly called. more»

Police report various incidents

20 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: 

10 p.m. Feb. 20, Police reported that Danielle Cleary, 26, of Towanda, was operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and crashed. Cleary was arrested for DUI.  more»

Police report various incidents

21 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, Police reported that Mandy Carstetter, 27, of Jersey Shore, passed 5 bad checks at Speedy's Inc. in Mifflin Township and was arrested.  more»

Fatal Accident on West Fourth St., Wmspt Saturday night

21 weeks 2 days ago

From the Williamsport Bureau of Police 3/23/2014: more»

Protesters arrested for blocking Dam Run Road

21 weeks 5 days ago

Around 6:49 a.m. March 20, Police reported that a gathering of 15-20 pepole met, blocking the Dam Run Road in Cummings Township.  more»

Police report various incidents

21 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following:

Mar. 18, Police reported that Chesney Wheeler, 35, of Williamsport, stole several items from TJ Maxx on E. Third Street. Wheeler put several items into her purse and attempted to leave the store without paying. Charges have been filed.  more»

Fracking Protesters block access to Gas Pad

21 weeks 5 days ago
Photo credit Tom Jefferson.

This morning Pennsylvania State Police responded to a report that protesters were blocking Dam Run Road near Route 287, outside of Jersey Shore, Pa. Three of the protesters had handcuffed themselves together across the road blocking access to several gas pads.  The organization behind the protest is called Marcellus Earth First! more»

Police report various incidents

21 weeks 6 days ago

The Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Jan. 5 to Feb. 22, Police are investigating the reckless endangerment of an 85-year-old woman in Williamsport.  more»

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