Police, court and fires

Kevin Spacey accuser drops lawsuit against actor

By MARK PRATT and PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON — A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor, his lawyer said Friday. Spacey still faces a criminal charge. He pleaded not guilty to ...

Police news – july 6

Theft by deception ZION — On June 27, an incident was investigated where Howard Winner, of Mingoville, was the victim of an alleged identity theft attempt, according to state police at Rockview. An unknown actor obtained the victim’s personal information and attempted to complete a ...

Police break up huge ‘modern day slavery’ ring in UK

By GREGORY KATZ Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Details about what prosecutors have called one of Britain's largest-ever modern day slavery rings have emerged with the conviction of eight people originally from Poland. Prosecutors say more than 400 victims were forced to work for ...

Emergency services

LOCK HAVEN – The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. THURSDAY ∫ At 6:06 a.m., fire stations out of Nittany Valley (Lamar) and Flemington (Goodwill Hose), along with Lock Haven EMS and police at Lamar responded to a motor vehicle accident with ...

Jury to consider death penalty in Chinese scholar killing

By MICHAEL TARM AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO — A federal jury that convicted a former University of Illinois doctoral student of kidnapping, torturing and killing a young scholar from China now must decide if Brendt Christensen should be put to death. While the state of Illinois, ...

Police news – July 4

DUI alleged LOCK HAVEN — On June 28, a 2015 Nissan Altima was stopped in the drive through at Dunkin Donuts along Bellefonte Avenue, Lock Haven, and the driver was found to be passed out behind the wheel of the vehicle, according to state police at Lamar. After subsequent investigation, ...

Police news – July 3

DUI hit and run LINDEN — James Carlin, 46, of Snow Shoe, has been charged with DUI and other related summary offenses after police at Montoursville received a report of a hit and run crash at the intersection of Route 220 and Sawmill Road in Woodward Township, Lycoming County, on May 21. ...

Emergency services

LOCK HAVEN – The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. MONDAY ∫ At 12:23 a.m., fire stations out of Sugar Valley (Loganton) and Flemington (Goodwill Hose), along with state police at Lamar, responded to a motor vehicle with no injuries along ...

Police news

(Editor’s note — The following police report is being rerun for clarification.) Driver strikes multiple signs CENTRE HALL — Carol A. Butterworth, 68, of State College, was charged with driving on roadways laned for traffic after a crash that occurred on June 26 at 2:30 p.m., according ...

POLICE NEWS – JULY 1

Harassment WILLIAMSPORT — Eustace Lynch, 65, of Williamsport, was charged with harassment after physically touching a 22-year-old female, of State College, without permission near River Avenue in Loyalsock Township on June 27 between 2:58 p.m. and 3:35 p.m., state police at Montoursville ...

Emergency services

LOCK HAVEN – The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. THURSDAY ∫ At 11:10 a.m., fire stations out of Sugar Valley (Loganton), Avis and Flemington (Good Will Hose) along with state police at Lamar responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury ...

Courthouse Roundup

MARRIAGE LICENSES ∫ Gerenda D. Darr, of Mill Hall, to Robert A. Jessop, of Mill Hall, on June 20. ∫ Mollie Lynn Fisher, of Renovo, to Mitchel Allen Young, of Renovo, on June 24. ∫ Johnathan M. Krellenstein, of New York, to Erin Elizabeth Long, of New York, on June 21. ∫ Rhonda ...

Proceedings from district judges

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. ∫ Jeffrey John Burger, of Renovo, charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance-second offense, obstruction of administrative law/other government function, marijuana-small amount personal ...

Emergency services

LOCK HAVEN – The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. WEDNESDAY ∫ At 1:11 p.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a wire down along Grant Street in Lock Haven City. The call was cleared at 1:54 p.m. ∫ At 3:17 p.m. the fire station ...

police news – june 27

Woman bilked out of $1,100 JERSEY SHORE — State Police at Montoursville are investigating a case of theft by deception. According to police, an 84-year-old Jersey Shore woman was scammed out of $1,100 via Facebook through a fraudulent program known as “Social Private Compensation ...

Bellefonte woman hit by vehicle, flown to Geisinger

BELLEFONTE — A Bellefonte woman sustained “significant” injuries after she was struck by a vehicle downtown on Tuesday night, according to Bellefonte police. The accident took place at 7:26 p.m. at the intersection of McAllister and Bishop streets in downtown Bellefonte. At that ...

emergency services

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. WEDNESDAY ∫ At 11:02 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to an alarm at Bennage Avenue in Lock Haven. The call was cleared at 11:09 a.m. ∫ At 2:07 p.m., the Chapman Township (North ...

Police news – June 26

Public drunkenness LOCK HAVEN — Nichoilas Gerhardt, 27, of Seymour, Wisc., was cited with public drunkenness after he allegedly attempted to walk up the front stairs to a residence he was not privileged to enter on June 24, according to city police. Gearhardt then fell down the front ...

Emergency services

LOCK HAVEN – The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. SUNDAY ∫ At 11:57 a.m., Lock Haven fire department, emergency services and police, along with the Lock Haven Univerity police department responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury along ...