Police, court and fires

Police News — Friday, May 8

Election signs stolenLAMAR - An unknown person stole about 20 election signs for Nevin Lee Courter from along Jacksonville Road, Fox Hollow Road and Browns Hill Road sometime overnight between Monday and Tuesday, state police Tpr. Timothy Eiler reports.Anyone with information is asked to ...

Emergency services — May 8

The region's emergency services departments and communication centers reported the following incidents:Wednesdayr At 7:24 a.m., Mill Hall Fire Department, Flemington Goodwill EMS, Lamar Fire Department and state police at Lamar responded to a vehicle accident with injuries on Eagle Valley Road, ...

Man in high-speed chase through city formally charged

LOCK HAVEN - The man who led police on a dangerous, high-speed chase through town Wednesday has been formally charged.Alex Stephen Bell, 23, fled from police in Williamsport around 2:40 p.m. Monday, took Route 220 South and came into Lock Haven, only to rear-end another vehicle on Bellefonte ...

Inmate sentenced for assault on two guards

BELLEFONTE - Jeffrey Turner, currently serving a lengthy sentence for rape at the State Correctional Institution at Rockview, was sentenced to another five to 10 years in a state correctional facility for assaulting two guards.Turner attacked the guards on July 12, 2013 at Rockview, according ...

Man convicted for throwing urine on guards

BELLEFONTE - A jury took only six and a half minutes to return with a guilty verdict in a case against Quintez Talley, 29, an inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Rockview, for two counts of aggravated harassment by a prisoner.The charge is a felony in the third degree.The charges ...

Police News — Thursday, May 7

Motorcyclist injuredJERSEY SHORE - Chris A. Wood, 44, of Linden, was injured when his Harley Davidson motorcycle struck a deer on Pine Run Road at 8:40 p.m. Saturday.Wood was southbound, state police said, when the deer traveled into the roadway and Wood was unable to avoid hitting the animal. ...

Police News — Wednesday, May 6

Public drunkennessLOCK HAVEN - Elias L. Biddle, 23, of Turbotville, was charged by Lock Haven City Police with public drunkenness after he was observed walking and falling on the railroad tracks and found lying on the ground in the fetal position on North Grove Street at 3:38 a.m. ...

Jersey Shore man charged with stealing from father

JERSEY SHORE - Robert J. Hoffman, 27, of 640 Railroad St., Jersey Shore, has been charged with breaking into his father's home causing damage, and stealing money and a gun, according to court documents.The accused's father, Robert Wesley Hoffman, told police he came home to find his front ...

Police News — Tuesday, May 5

Vehicle hits bearRENOVO - Dean K. Leppo, of Renovo, was the driver of a 2005 Nissan that struck a bear on Route 120 on April 29 at about 11:30 p.m.State police at Lamar said Leppo was westbound near 9529 Renovo Road when a large bear ran into the roadway in front of his vehicle. The bear ended ...

PennDOT announces Centre roadwork

BELLEFONTE - PennDOT Centre County Maintenance announces the following work schedule for this week, weather permitting. Motorists should travel with extra caution in these and all work areas. Motorists should be aware that due to the nature of highway maintenance and emergency work, crews could ...

PHOTOS: High speed chase downtown; attempted ‘suicide-by-cop’

LOCK HAVEN - A high speed chase bolted through Lock Haven today around 3 p.m.Scanner reports indicate an man from Williamsport was trying to commit "suicide by cop."'Suicide by cop is defined as a method in which an individual deliberately behaves in a threatening manner, with the goal being to ...

Police News – Monday, May 4

Wires struckWATSONTOWN - A vehicle driven by Michael Turner, 42, of Lock Haven was traveling with escort vehicles in front and behind it struck overhanging wires on April 19 about 12:50 p.m. on Route 54 Highway, Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Tpr. Joshua Kendrick of the state police ...

emergency services – May 4

The region's emergency services departments and communication centers reported the following incidents:Saturdayr At 8:43 p.m., Woodward Township Volunteer Fire Dept. responded to a vehicle accident with an injury in the 3300 block of Pine Run Road, Antes Fort. The call was cleared at 9:56 p.m.r ...

Police News — Saturday, May 2

Disorderly conductLOCK HAVEN - Tyler J. Carns, 23, of Calisle, was cited for disorderly conduct about 10:10 p.m. on April 25 after having a party at his residence, 15 W. Main St., that became too noisy and was heard from the street, city police report.Contraband foundBELLEFONTE - Between 11 ...

Sentences handed down in Clinton County court

LOCK HAVEN - The following sentences were handed down recently in Clinton County Court of Common Pleas or Lycoming County Court. The penalties, as always, are dependent on state guidelines taking into account both the severity of the crime and the criminal background of the defendants.The ...

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 ...

Clinton County

DIVORCE ACTIONSr April 28 to John R. Spencer III and defendant Maureen Spencer.r April 22 to plaintiff Jose Lucas and defendant Hope Lucas.MARRIAGE LICENSESr April 24 to Melisa D. Andrews and Ronald Leroy Welch Sr. of Lock Haven.r April 214 to Gloria Ann Corson and Paul Glenn Corson of Lock ...

Police News — Friday, May 1

Big gust takes carportAVIS - A big gust of wind took a roof off a carport at the residence of Bob and Ruth Copenhaver in the Avis area Wednesday afternoon, Pine Creek Township police said.The incident was initially reported by neighbors as an explosion, but according to Police Chief Dave ...

Police News — Thursday, April 30

Possession chargeLOCK HAVEN - Gregory Packech, 29, of Lock Haven was arrested for possession of a controlled substance on Bellefonte Avenue, city police said.Police did not specify the controlled substance and said the incident occurred Sept. 30, 2014. The press release was dated ...