Fire and Crime

Wmspt Bureau of Police offers Citizens Police Academy classes

20 weeks 4 days ago
Wmpt Bureau of Police badge image

Have you ever wondered why policeman never smile?  Mainstream media would leave the public to believe that it is because policeman are a bunch of overpaid Neanderthals who do nothing but complain that they are not paid enough for the thrilling work that they do. more»

Details released of Friday night fatal crash on Route 220.

20 weeks 6 days ago

We've received the Pennsylvania State Police report on the Friday evening, March 7, 2014, fatal car accident. Police say that around 8:30 P.M. a 1994 Toyota 4Runner driven by 80 year old Milton Boob was traveling South in the Northbound lane of State Route 220 near the Route 287 intersection East of Jersey Shore, Pa. This is in the area of a railroad bridge overpass.  more»

Clinton County crash takes two lives

21 weeks 46 min ago

At 2:55 a.m. Mar. 6, a freightliner driven by Carlos Freitas-Diaz, 41, of Arlington, NJ, was traveling west on I-80 in the right lane near exit 173 at aproximately 65 mph. David Flores, 29, of Baltimore, MD, and Jesus Chazea were in the roadway when the freightliner struck them. more»

Police report various incidents

21 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

11:41 p.m. Feb. 15, Police reported that Vincent Buskovitz, 19, of Mayfield, was stopped for multiple travel violations while traveling on State Route 15. Further investigation revealed Buskovitz to be underage and driving under the influence. Charges have been filed.  more»

Police report various incidents

21 weeks 3 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Nov. 15 to Dec. 20, Police reported that an unkown individual entered the residence of an 82-year-old Muncy man and removed the copper tubing from inside the residence. Anyone with information about the actor's identity is asked to contact PSP Montoursville.  more»

Police report various incidents

21 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

9:30 p.m. Feb. 4, Police reported that Alan Herold, 52, of Jersey Shore, and Matthew Koch, 31, of Lock Haven, were involved in a mutual fight. Both were charged with simple assault and harassment.  more»

Police report various incidents

22 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Dec. 13 to Feb. 20, Police reported that unknown actors broke into two different cabins on Opp Lane and State Route 442. A total of 6 firearms and a coin collection were taken from the cabins. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700.  more»

PSP Death Investigation of 25 year old male in Loyalsock

22 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police, Montoursville, have released a brief report on a death investigation that happened early today, Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2728 Lincoln Drive, Williamsport, PA.  more»

Police investigate man's death

22 weeks 3 days ago

The Williamsport Bureau of Police is currently investigating the death of a male that occurred at 619 First Ave. 

Police were summoned to the scene from a medical call for an unresponsive male. Medical personnel's attempts to revive the individual failed. more»

Police report various incidents

22 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

Police report various incidents

22 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvanis State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

11:30 a.m. Nov. 20, Police reported that Tyler Snyder, 21, of Hughesville crashed his vehicle into another vehicle while under the influence of marijuana and was arrested. Charges were filed Feb. 11.  more»

Police report vehicle crashes

22 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following crashes: more»

Police report various incidents

23 weeks 12 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, Police reported that an unknown actor damaged a greenhouse on Curtis Newman's Jordan Township property. The next day, as the victim was looking over the damages to the greenhouse he was assaulted in his driveway and sustained a minor injury. The investigation continues.  more»

Police investigate suspicious death

23 weeks 12 hours ago

The Williamsport Bureau of Police is investigating a suspicious death of a white male in his late 30s. 

The man was found deceased inside a vehicle parked on the 600 block of Second Avenue. The cause of death has not yet been determined.

Police have not found any obvious signs of foul play. The investigation is ongoing. 

Police report 2 criminal incidents

23 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Nov. 25, Police reported that an unknown actor accessed the FedEx shiping account of the Lycoming County Department of Public Safety to send out a total of 64 packages containing fraudulent checks to numerous individuals thorughout the United States.  more»

Police report various incidents

23 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

10:27 p.m. Jan. 24, Police reported that Tammy Jo Gephart, 43, of Muncy Valley, was charged with a DUI following a vehicle crash.  more»

Suspect attempts to lure child into vehicle

23 weeks 3 days ago

A white female in her late 20s attempted to lure a child into her vehicle at the corner of Market and S. Allegheny Streets, Woodward Township Police Department said. 

A 9-year-old girl was walking home with her friends when a large white vehicle, possibly a GMC Yukon or similar style vehicle, pulled up next the the girl. more»

Police report various incidents

23 weeks 5 days ago

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

Police report various incidents

23 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Nov. 5 to Jan. 27, Police reported that an unknown actor removed a Kindle Fire HDX and a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and left the store without paying. The items are valued at $410.99 combined. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Montoursville and reference incident #F01-1214980. more»

Police report various incidents

24 weeks 1 day ago

Pennysylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Dec. 23 to Dec. 25, Police reported that unknown actors stole prescription medications from Debra Lurch at her residence. Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation should contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700. more»

Tragic Accident kills 80 yr old Montgomery woman

24 weeks 5 days ago

Saturday morning, February 9, 2014, medical personel were called to the 600 block of Cemetary Hill Road in Clinton Township near Montgomery, Pa. for a "Pedestrian struck by a vehicle". Personel quickly called to check the availabiliy of Life Flight (4 minutes away by air) and the Watsontown based MICU ambulance (Mobile Intesive Care Unit). more»

Uni-Mart robbery suspect arrested

25 weeks 1 day ago

State Police arrested Jason Spoeri, 29, of Hughesville on robbery charges at 7:20 a.m. Feb. 5.  more»

Police report two crashes

25 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following vehicle crashes: more»

Police report incidents

25 weeks 3 days ago

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

Bellefonte Man killed in Highway Accident

25 weeks 3 days ago

Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna reported 2-2-2014 that a vehicle accident on on Route 220 Southbound, near mile marker 118, took the life of 70 year old Bellefonte resident H. I. Haranin. more»

Police report various incidents

25 weeks 4 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Aug. 17 to Jan. 26, Police reported that money was stolen from the Roger Magargle Benefit Fund. This incident is currently under investigation.  more»

Police report various incidents

25 weeks 6 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents: more»

2 dead from Carbon Monoxide in Bloomingrove Rd Garage

25 weeks 6 days ago

Lycoming Coroner Charles E. Kiessling Jr., has confirmed that Salina Johnson, 40 years of age, and Keith Payton, also 40 years old, were found dead in a garage on Bloomingrove Rd.  Both died of Carbon Monoxide Toxicity. more»

Police investigate drug ring

26 weeks 1 day ago

According to police, a group of college students studying in Wiliamsport had pounds of marijuana shipped from sources in California, Arizona and Oregon via the US mail. Packages of marijuana were shipped to various locations in Lycoming and Montour County. Money was shiopped back to the marijuana sources. more»

Juvenile reported missing

26 weeks 2 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police reported that Alexander Bob, 14, has gone missing. Bob was last seen at the Walnut Street Christian School Jan. 29 at 12:12 p.m. Bob was seen leaving the building.  more»

Police report various incidents

26 weeks 3 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville reported the following incidents:

4 to 5 p.m. Dec. 23, Police reported that Earl Parker, of Williamsport, was working at Denny's restaurant when his debit card was utilized to make two purchases at Hoss's and Tobacco Outlet. Anyone with information about the actor is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700. more»

Wmspt Police Capt Miller's statement from this morning's press conference

26 weeks 3 days ago

Capt. Timothy Miller's statement from this morning's conference

Statement prepared by Captain Miller

As I have stated from the beginning we have the utmost respect for the Pennsylvania State Police’ efforts and professionalism throughout this investigation. more»

Police investigate Campbell Street shooting

26 weeks 3 days ago

Williamsport Police are investigating a shooting that took place around 11:15 p.m. Jan. 27 at 733 Campbell St., Apartment 1. 

Allegedly, possibly 3 unknown actors, forced entry into the kitchen door. Maurice Blagman confronted the actors at the door and was shot in the abdomen. Blagman then jumped through a bedroom window and ran to the hospital in his underwear.  more»

Wmspt Police Chief Foresman’s Statement about fatal accident involving a Wmpt Police Officer

26 weeks 3 days ago

Chief Foresman’s Statement

This is probably the most difficult situation I have had to deal with during my time as Chief of Police.  I did not comment up to this point due to not having all the facts and there being an ongoing investigation. more»

Lycoming County D.A. and Wmspt Police officials make statements this morning about the fatal accident involving a police officer

26 weeks 3 days ago
Press Conference - 1/28/2014

Here's video coverage of part of this morning's press conference which included District Attorney Eric R. Linhardt, Wmspt. Chief of Police Gregory Foresman, Mayor Dr. Gabriel J.Campana and several representatives from the Pennsylvania State Police. more»

Police report two vehicle crashes

26 weeks 3 days ago

Police reported two vehicle crashes.  more»

Wmspt Police seize 8 handguns in 3 days all related to heroin

27 weeks 6 hours ago

Press release from the Williamsport Bureau of Police:

On Tuesday January 21, 2014 officers of the Williamsport bureau of Police conducted a traffic stop on a black Dodge charger at West Edwin St and Walnut St. The driver fled from the vehicle and a foot pursuit ensued. more»

Police report various incidents

27 weeks 1 day ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville released the following statement:

Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, Police reported that a 32-year-old male used a debit card belonging to Phyllis Harnberger, 77, of Muncy, without Harnberger's consent.  more»

State Police release update on fatal accident investigation

27 weeks 2 days ago

On Jan. 12 at 6:48 p.m., a fatal vehicle accident involving Williamsport Police Officer Jonathan Deprenda, 32, of Wiliamsport claimed the life of James Robinson, 42, of Williamsport.  more»

Suspects arrested in armed robbery case

27 weeks 2 days ago

An anonymous tip led to the arrest of Marcus Walker of Williamsport and a 17-year-old male from Hughesville on Jan. 21 for the Jan. 17 armed robbery of Pizza Hut.  more»

Fire claims life of Mansfield resident

27 weeks 3 days ago

At 11:56 p.m. Jan. 17, a passer-by called in a fire at the residence of Terry Thomas, 63, of 237 Canoe Camp Creek Road, Mansfield. more»

Members of Williamsport heroin and crack distribution network in federal custody

27 weeks 3 days ago

The United State's Attorney's Office announced the unsealing of an 11-count indictment by the federal grand jury in Harrisburg charging the following Williamsport and Philadelphia men with conspiracy to distribute heroin, crack cocaine and cocaine and othr drug distribution charges: more»

Williamsport City Police issue statement regarding fatal accident

27 weeks 4 days ago

The City of Williamsport Bureaud of Police issued the following statement: more»

Police report various incidents

27 weeks 4 days ago

Pennysylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

Oct. 13 to Jan. 16, Police reported that an unknown actor or actors entered a garage in Lewis Township ad took two ATVs that were being stored. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Montoursville at 570-368-5700. more»

Police report various incidents

27 weeks 5 days ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

June 3 to Jan. 13, Police reported that at an unknown date and time, unknown actors drilled holes into 7 tires on a 2012 Grove Crane owned by Dawn Trucking of Montoursville. The cost of replacement for the tires totaled $18,323.56. more»

Reward for information in robbery case offered

28 weeks 6 hours ago

Mayor Gabriel J. more»

Police report various incidents

28 weeks 22 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

1:32 p.m. Nov. 22, Police reported that Carl Brainin, 82, of Unityville, had a check stolen and forged at Lowe's in Bloomsburg in the amount of $1,069.92. The incident remains under investigation.  more»

Wmspt PD officer involved in accident - name released

28 weeks 2 days ago

Police Update: State Police, Montoursville, Pa have released the name of the Williamsport Bureau of Police officer that was driving the car involved in Sunday night's fatal accident at East Third St. and Railway St., Williamsport. James David Robinson, 42 years old, died in the incident. more»

Police report various incidents

28 weeks 3 days ago

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

Police pursuit results in deadly crash

28 weeks 4 days ago

At 6:50 p.m. Jan. 12, Williamsport City Police officers were involved in a vehicle pursuit of a wanted suspect in the east end of the city.  The vehicle that police were pursuing crashed into a tree and the lone wanted suspect was arrested.  more»

Police report various incidents

29 weeks 1 day ago

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

Mayor says he's "outraged" with armed robberies

29 weeks 3 days ago

Wililamsport Mayor Gabriel Campana released the following statement:

I am outraged by the recent strong armed robberies that have occurred in our city.  The perpetrators are punks and their behavior will be stopped. more»

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