Police, court and fires

Fugitive is found hiding in basement

WILLIAMSPORT — Convicted felon and fugitive Tanner John Blanksby was back behind bars Monday after he was found hiding in a basement across from a High Street home where he lives with his fiancee, Williamsport police said. The latest offenses against the 23-year-old Williamsport man involve ...

Jersey Shore man charged with arson

From staff reports JERSEY SHORE — A Locust Street man was locked up after he allegedly set a fire early Monday morning in the kitchen of the home he shares with his girlfriend and her four children, according to Tiadaghton Valley Regional Patrolman Tyler Bierly. “I’ll burn this whole ...

Police news — Wednesday, jan. 18

TVRP drop charges against two JERSEY SHORE — Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police withdrew a bad check charge against Ciara Lavon Moore after the 30-year-old Jersey Shore woman paid restitution in full to the victim and paid $160 in court costs ordered by District Judge Jerry C. Lepley. The ...

Emergency services — Jan. 18

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services. MONDAY r At 9:32 a.m., the Woolrich and Haneyville fire companies were called out for downed wires at 10145 Coudersport Pike in Gallagher Township. The call was cleared at 11:16 a.m. r At 10:18 ...

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Hospitalization after South Renovo fire

A person from inside this home at 623 First St., South Renovo, was taken by ambulance to Bucktail Medical Center, following an early evening fire inside the structure. First responders on scene arrived to smoke and flames coming from a second story window. Despite severe damage to the house, ...

Police news — Tuesday, Jan. 17

Criminal mischief LOCK HAVEN — A silver 2009 Subaru Tribeca was vandalized late Friday or early Saturday while parked along Mill Street, city police said. Damage was estimated at $100. Knocked down wires LOCK HAVEN — A tractor-trailer knocked down wires on West Bald Eagle near ...

Emergency services — Jan. 17

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services. SATURDAY r At 4:14 p.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department and the Lock Haven Emergency Medical Services responded to a vehicle accident at 600 Renovo Road, Mill Hall. The call was cleared at 5 p.m.

Emergency services — Jan. 16

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services. Friday - At 6:26 a.m. Independent Hose Company of Jersey Shore responded to a call regarding a transformer at 220 Mount Pleasant Ave. The call was cleared at 6:48 a.m. - At 10:36 a.m. Independent ...

Police news — Monday, Jan. 16

Woman accused of shoplifting for 13th time WILLIAMSPORT - When Starleatha Goudy was caught shortly after allegedly stealing $152 worth of merchandise from the Weis Market at 620 W. Third St.  about 9:45 a.m. Friday, it turned out to be her 13th arrest for shoplifting, city police said. ...

Police news — Saturday, Jan. 14

Home burglary BEECH CREEK — Craig Allen Eisenhower, 56, of 737 Masden Hollow Road, reported to state police at Lamar that an unknown person or persons gained entry into his home by forcing open a locked door Monday between 7:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Several items were stolen, including a ...

Emergency services — Jan. 14

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services. THURSDAY r At 5:03 p.m., the Sugar Valley (Loganton) Fire Co., Goodwill Hose Flemington Ambulance and the County Office of Emergency Management were called out for a vehicle accident at mile marker ...

Clinton County

DIVORCE ACTIONS r Jan. 10 to plaintiff Christa Reese and defendant Justin Reese. r Jan. 9 to plaintiff Kurt Eichenlaub and defendant Debra Eichenlaub. r Jan. 9 to plaintiff Sandy Ann Wendling and defendant Nathan Shane Wimpey. MARRIAGE LICENSES r Jan. 5 to Richard Zimmerman Jr. and ...

District Court Roundup

EDITOR’S NOTE: The information in the District Court Roundup is obtained from the public records of the Clinton County Central District Court, which is held each Tuesday at the Clinton County Courthouse. It is the policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from ...

Sentences handed down in Clinton, Lycoming County courts

The following defendants recently received sentencings in Clinton and Lycoming county courts FORGERY — Jessica Marie Laubscher of Beech Creek, charged by Woodward Township police for forgery, was fined $800, ordered to pay restitution of $2,900 to Margaret A. Miller and was placed on the ...

Police news — Friday, Jan. 13

One injured LOCK HAVEN — One driver was injured in a two-car accident at the intersection of East Church Street and Hanna Street at 12:26 p.m. Jan. 9. City police said cars operated by Sierra Arndt of Mill Hall and Tammie Dreibelbis of Loganton collided. Arndt was not injured. Dreibelbis ...

Emergency services — Jan. 13

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services. WEDNESDAY r At 3:34 p.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department was called out for a wire down at 3600 Renovo Road in Bald Eagle Township. The call was cleared at 3:47 p.m. r At 4:33 p.m., multiple area ...

Police news — Thursday, Jan. 12

Alleged DUI LOCK HAVEN — Benjamin Alan Czajka, 22, of 300 Foundation Drive, Apt. 418, Lock Haven, has been charged with driving under the influence after he was stopped for a traffic violation Saturday around 2 a.m. on Bellefonte Avenue near the McDonald’s store, according to state police ...

Emergency services — Jan. 12

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services. TUESDAY r At 11:12 a.m., the Mill Hall Fire Co. responded to a vehicle fire at 1 S. Water St., Mill Hall. The call was cleared at 11:28 a.m. r At 11:22 a.m., the Lock Haven (Citizen Hose) Fire Co. ...

Lock Haven woman gets state time for theft from employer

WILLIAMSPORT — A woman who pleaded guilty to felony charges of theft for stealing around $29,000 from her employer was sentenced to state prison in Lycoming County Court Friday. Tona R. Virtue, 35, formerly of 1129 Park Ave., Lock Haven, will serve 18 months to five years in a state prison ...