Williamsport Man Jailed for Alleged Theft, Forgery -

September 15, 2013

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. 12-19 at M & T Bank, 405 River Avenue, Loyalsock Township. Harman withdraw in exess of $2,000 from the bank, making the incident a felony theft. He was arrested by State Police on a warrant but declared unfit for arraigment and placed in Lycoming County Prison for a future arraignment, McGee said.

State police also responded to the following incidents:

  • PFA violation, Sept. 10, 2:30 p.m., as Shank Bernard Valentine, 42, of 1773 Randall Circle, Williamsport entered a 37-year-old female victim's residence through an unlocked door. Trooper Erik Brlett said Valentine was confronted by the victim and pushed out of the 1401 Alvin Avenue residence. Valentine was arraigned at 8:30 p.m. that day in front of District Judge Allen Page III; bail was set at $5,000 on the charge of criminal trespass and $1,000 for violating an active PFA. Valentine was unable to post bail and was remanded to the Lycoming County Prison, Barlett said.
  • Sept. 8, 2:30 p.m., James Michael Pulizzi, 26, drug his 25-year-old girlfriend down a staircase after an argument at a residence on Route 15, Armstrong Township. The victim was transported to the Williamsport Hospital where she was treated for a back sprain and a bruised wrist, Trooper Troy Hansen said.
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