Police, court and fires

Structure fire in Lock Haven

Emergency responders administer oxygen to a Beagle following a structure fire at 210 First St., Lock Haven. Initially reported at 3:01 p.m. yesterday, Citizens Hose, Hand in Hand and Hope Hose were on scene, with Lock Haven EMS?also present. All occupants made it out of the building safely. The ...

Local man waives hearing on child porn

By JIM RUNKLEjrunkle@lockhaven.comLOCK HAVEN - A Woodward Township man waived the right to a preliminary hearing this week on charges of possession of child pornography.Steven Wade Bauman, 54, of 452 Woodward Ave., was arrested by the office of Attorney General for distributing child ...

Police News — Wednesday, April 15

Identity theft allegedTURBOTVILLE - State police at Montoursville said they are investigating a case of identity theft, wherein someone used the credit card information of Elaine K. Mitstifer, 55, of Jersey Shore, to make two separate purchases at two different Publix supermarket stores in ...

Emergency services — April 15

The region's emergency services departments and communication centers reported the following incidents:Mondayr At 11:35 a.m., the Renovo Fire Department, Chapman Township and South Renovo Fire Department responded to a brush fire along the Renovo Road. The firefighters cleared the call at 2:49 ...

Police News — Tuesday, April 14

DUI chargesLOCK HAVEN - Brian Derhammer, 20, of Dallas, Pa., was arrested for driving under the influence, minor drinking and multiple traffic violations after he failed to stop his vehicle after committing a traffic violation, city police report.Police said on April 3 about 1:23 a.m., ...

Courthouse Roundup

DIVORCE ACTIONSr No divorces were recorded for the week ended April 7 at the Clinton County Prothonotary's office.MARRIAGE LICENSESr March 6 to Scott Michael Brungard and Nicole Lynn Lehman of Jersey Shore.r March 2 to George M. Emmil Jr. and Erin May Jordan of Lock Haven.r March 2 to Amanda ...

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 ...

Police News — Saturday, April 11

Minor injuriesLOYALSOCK - A Mill Hall man was involved in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. on Old Montoursville Road, state police at Montoursville report.Approaching a red light, Claude E. McDermit, 84, of Mill Hall moved abruptly from the left lane to the right, striking ...

Mother, boyfriend arrested in toddler’s self-inflicted shooting

By PHILIP A. HOLMESFor The ExpressWILLIAMSPORT - The mother of a 2-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself in Montoursville last month along with her boyfriend both surrendered Wednesday morning to face borough police charges that stem from the incident.While 24-year-old Amanda Lynn Fry has ...

Coroner: Employee working beneath truck dragged, killed

JOHNSTOWN (AP) - A coroner says a man was lying beneath a tractor-trailer to repair it when another worker at the same Pennsylvania company unwittingly drove the vehicle, dragging the first man to his death.Officials at Snyder Excavating in Jackson Township didn't answer the phone Thursday. A ...

Hanna’s office to give program on scams

LOCK HAVEN - State Rep. Mike Hanna, D-Lock Haven, presents the informative program "Consumer Tips to Avoid Scams" from 10 a.m. to noon at Wednesday, April 22 at Ross Library, 232 W. Main St.Mitzi Gallagher from Hanna's office will discuss financial safety, how to recognize and avoid scams, and ...

Police News — Thursday, April 9

Shoplifting allegedMONTGOMERY - State police have charged Dewey Allen Demetro, 47, and Jason E. Tressler Sr., 35, both of Lock Haven, with shoplifting after they allegedly fled Surplus Outlet, 5464 Route 15, Montgomery, while taking $367 worth of merchandise on June 29.Following their recent ...

Police: JS man attempted to trade gun for heroin

WILLIAMSPORT - On the night of March 30, Jersey Shore resident Robert James Hoffman had a stolen handgun and wanted to trade it for some heroin, city police alleged in court papers.So the 27-year-old man placed a call to Jesse Darren Greiner, a 25-year-old Tioga County resident who knew how to ...

Fracas in courthouse leads to charges

WILLIAMSPORT - Charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct have been filed against Dustin M. Hoffman Sr. as a result of his out-of-control behavior during his sentencing hearing last month before Judge Richard A. Gray.Outraged that Gray sentenced him to a 16- to 48-month state prison ...

Toddler who accidentally shot self on mend

By PHILIP A. HOLMESFor The ExpressWILLIAMSPORT - The 2-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself on March 26 after he got a hold of a gun at his mother's Broad Street home in Montoursville is expected to make a full recovery, according to Zackary Lee, the toddler's father."Given the ...

Police News — Wednesday, April 8

Lost controlDUNNSTOWN - An accident occurred on Arbutus Drive, Woodward Township, about 3:42 p.m. March 31, when the unidentified woman driver suddenly lost control of the vehicle and was unable to stop at a posted stop sign, Woodward Township police report.The vehicle then slid onto and across ...

Emergency services — April 8

The region's emergency services departments and communication centers reported the following incidents:Mondayr At 4:19 p.m., Citizens of Larrys Creek Volunteer Fire Company and Jersey Shore Independent Hose Company responded to a fire alarm at 1020 Thompson St. The call was cleared at 4:33 p.m.

Police News — Tuesday, April 7

Third shoplifting chargeWILLIAMSPORT - Jacob Davis Allison, 20, of 400 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, has been charged with felony shoplifting after he was caught allegedly trying to steal $43 in merchandise from Kmart, 1915 E. Third St., on March 1, state police at Montoursville report.Police ...

Police News – April 6, 2015

Domestic violence allegedLOCK HAVEN - Woodward Township Police Department is investigating an alleged domestic violence dispute according to a news release from the department.An alleged mutual fight between boyfriend and girlfriend broke out Saturday at 3:11 p.m. at 109 Timber-wood Drive, and ...