Police, court and fires

police news – Monday, Jan. 19

Milheim man in prison on theft chargesMILHEIM - Timothy Moyer, 33, of Milheim was placed in Centre County Prison in default of $75,000 bail Saturday, on charges that he victimized his grandparents in a series of thefts.Police said Moore is currently charged with one count each of theft 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 ...

Clinton and Centre Counties

CLINTON COUNTYDIVORCE ACTIONSr Jan. 9 to plaintiff Jordan McCloskey and defendant Sierra McCloskey.MARRIAGE LICENSESr Jan. 9 to Brandon Michael Eckenroth and Erika Linn Lose of Lock Haven.r Jan. 9 to Elmer Beiler Fisher Jr. of Ronks and Fannie Stoltzfus Kauffman of Loganton.r Jan. 12 to Michael ...

Police news — Saturday, Jan. 17

Underage possessionLOCK HAVEN - Dustin M. Hartman, 20, of Lock Haven, was cited by state police for underage possession and transportation during a Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement patrol in the city at 7:22 p.m. Jan. 12.Police said criminal charges are pending for one adult furnisher.Hit ...

Snook gets 4-12 years in shooting incident

By JIM RUNKLEjrunkle@lockhaven.comLOCK HAVEN - A Loganton man accused of trying to kill the mother of his two daughters last July was sentenced to four to 12 years in a state correctional institution.The sentence was handed down by President Judge Craig P. Miller in Clinton County Court.Scott ...

Vasquez takes plea, gets 5-20 in state prison

By JIM RUNKLEjrunkle@lockhaven.comLOCK HAVEN - Jamal Lee Vasquez was sentenced to five to 20 years in state prison this week in connection with the attempted murder of a city man on West Park Street on Dec. 27, 2013."Mel" Vasquez was initially charged with attempted homicide in the shooting of ...

Police News — Thursday, Jan. 15

Attempted theft allegedLOYALSOCK - A Lock Haven woman has been charged with a misdemeanor offense after she was caught trying to steal from the Dollar General, 2062 Lycoming Creek Road, according to Old Lycoming Township policeLynn Dauberman, 31, allegedly tried to steal an item worth just over ...

AG Kane says she’s not backing down, questions probe’s fairness

By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated PressHARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane spoke defiantly Wednesday about an investigation into press leaks from her office, saying she intended to serve out her term despite a newspaper report that a grand jury has recommended criminal charges ...

Toy weapons banned from SC arts festival

STATE COLLEGE (AP) - Toy weapons have been banned from a Pennsylvania arts festival where kids sell handmade arts and crafts because organizers believe it's a step needed to combat the "especially violent times" in which we live.This summer's Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts will ...

Bellefonte man guilty of assault, DUI

From staff reportsBELLEFONTE - Cedechias Cerritos (Lopez), 51, was found guilty of simple assault, a misdemeanor in the second degree on Monday. Judge David E. Grine also found Cerritos guilty of DUI, a misdemeanor; harrassment, a summary; drivers required to be licensed, a summary; and ...

Harrisburg sued under new law targeting gun measures

By MARC LEVY andMARK SCOLFOROAssociated PressHARRISBURG - Pennsylvania's capital is facing a lawsuit believed to be the first filed under a new state law designed to give gun owners and gun rights groups a better chance at dismantling illegal municipal firearms ordinances.The lawsuit filed ...

Police news — Wednesday, Jan. 14

Attempted burglaryDUNNSTOWN - A basement door was damaged in an attempted burglary early Tuesday at 20 Park Drive, Woodward Township police said.Police said an individual forced his way through the basement door then bypassed a locked door between the basement and interior, on top of a ...

Police News — Tuesday, Jan. 13

Hit and runLOCK HAVEN - On Jan. 11 at 5:55 p.m., a black-colored Chevrolet pick up crew cab with a cap struck and damaged a guide wire attached to a telephone pole in the rear parking lot of Hangar 9, 218 Bellefonte Ave., and then fled the scene, city police report.The vehicle is reported to ...

Wolf taps Wetzel to stay as Pa. prisons secretary

By PETER JACKSONAssociated PressHARRISBURG - Gov.-elect Tom Wolf said Monday he will nominate state Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, originally appointed by outgoing Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, to stay on in Wolf's new Democratic administration.Wolf, whose inauguration is set for Jan. 20, ...

EMERGENCY SERVICES — JAN. 13

The region's emergency services departments and communication centers reported the following incidents:Fridayr At 6:35 a.m., Sugar Valley Fire Co. and Goodwill Hose EMS responded to a vehicle accident with an injury in the 1600 block of E. Valley Road. The call was cleared at 7:59 a.m.r At ...

emergency services – Jan. 12, 2015

The region's emergency services departments and communication centers reported the following incidents:Fridayr At 10:46 a.m., Citizens of Larrys Creek Volunteer Fire Company responded to reports of gas odors at 446 Wilson St., Jersey Shore. The call was cleared at 11:15 a.m.r At 7:14 p.m., ...

police news – MOnday, Jan. 12, 2015

Alleged rapist still in jailMILL HALL - Michael Shawn Quiggle, 38, of Mill Hall, who has been charged with and other charges, remains in the Clinton County Correctional Facility, according to a press release from state police at Lamar dated 12:48 p.m. Sunday.Quiggle was charged with 23 counts ...

Courthouse Roundup

DIVORCE ACTIONSr Jan. 2 to plaintiff James J. Smith and defendant Carol M. Smith.r Jan. 2 to plaintiff Ann L. Stewart and defendant Stephen G. Stewart.MARRIAGE LICENSESr Jan. 2 to Laurie A. Meyer and David W. Smith of Coudersport Pike, Lock Haven.r Jan. 6 to William J. Shultz of Bear Road, ...