Police, court and fires

District Court Roundup in Clinton County

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 ...

Emergency Services – Dec. 28

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:SATURDAYr At 4:57 p.m., Antes Fort Volunteer Fire Co. and Jersey Shore Area Emergency Medical Services responded to a medical lift assist at 437 S. Route 44 Highway. The call was cleared at ...

Clinton County

DIVORCE ACTIONSr Dec. 18 to plaintiff Dennis W. Neff and defendant Cindy M. Neff.MARRIAGE LICENSESr Dec. 18 to Martin Clay Allen Jr. of Mill Hall and Hannah Elizabeth Hackenberg of Lock Haven.r Dec. 21 to Camila Gower of Jersey Shore and Dallas Hevner of Loganton.r Dec. 18 to Nicholas Cole ...

Police news — Thursday, Dec. 24

Wallet lost at storeDUNNSTOWN - A wallet containing $300 and assorted cards was lost by a customer at the Nittany Minit Mart on Monday, Woodward Township police said.The investigation is continuing.Credit card fraudLOCK HAVEN - Gina D. Fox, 48, of Lock Haven has reported that her Discover Card ...

Triple life sentence affirmed for Rockview prisoner who raped clerk

HARRISBURG - On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the sentence handed down to Omar Shariff Best, 38, in September 2014. Best was sentenced to three concurrent life sentences followed by 10 to 20 years of consecutive incarceration in a state correctional institution, without ...

POLICE NEWS — WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23

Underwear stolenLOCK HAVEN - An unidentified 16-year-old girl allegedly stole a pair of underwear from Label Shopper, 120 E. Walnut St., about 3:17 p.m. Dec. 21, city police report.The underwear was valued at about $3, police said.Attempted burglaryLOCK HAVEN - Sometime between 4 and 5 a.m. ...

Emergency services — DEC. 23

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:MONDAYr At 6:05 p.m., Nippenose Valley Volunteer Fire Co., Jersey Shore Independent Hose Co., Jersey Shore Area Emergency Medical Services and fire police responded to a vehicle accident with ...

JS man arrested in Billtown assault

WILLIAMSPORT - A Jersey Shore man was arrested for his role in a strong-arm robbery Tuesday outside the victim's home at 108 O'Neill Ave., Williamsport police said.Dylan Dustyn Lesnik, 23, of 3130 Pine Mountain Road, Jersey Shore, was charged for the offense, police said.Police said Lesnik and ...

Men fleeing police in Centre County found in York

SPRING MILLS - Jeshua Paoness-Velez, 24, of York, was committed to the Centre County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail charged with felony fleeing and eluding police, reckless endangerment and summary traffic violations for an incident that occurred about 11:25 a.m. Dec. 20 in Gregg Township, state ...

Woman treated after JS accident

By PAUL GARRETTFor The ExpressJERSEY SHORE - Evelyn Martin of Avis was treated at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville on Monday after she was injured in a unusual auto accident on Allegheny Street.Martin was a passenger in a car operated by Gladys Shope, 91, of Jersey Shore, when the accident ...

Two-vehicle crash injures one in city

DOUG BAUMAN/THE EXPRESSCity police work at the scene of a two-vehicle crash around 7 p.m. last night at North Henderson and East Walnut streets in Lock Haven. One person was injured and taken to Lock Haven Hospital. Lock Haven Fire Department and Lock Haven EMS responded, along with city ...

police news — dec. 22

Attempt to flee policeSPRING MILLS - State police investigating the report of a suspicious vehicle at the New Hope Lutheran Church, Gregg Township, Centre County, ended up pursing the vehicle about 11:20 a.m. Dec. 20, according to state police at Rockview.Police arrived at the church, ...

Area teen charged with rape

REBERSBURG - A Rebersburg teen has been arrested for rape of a child in connection with incidents that are alleged to have occurred in a Miles Township residence.State police at Rockview said Austin H. Ronk, 19, sexually assaulted an 8-year-old juvenile.Police said an investigation into Ronk ...

Man to serve state time for assaults

BELLEFONTE - Sean Riggle, 24, of Lock Haven, was sentenced to state time Thursday for assaulting three women, one of them 81 years old.He assaulted his ex-girlfriend, her grandmother and her great-grandmother. One of his serious assaults left permanent injury to one of the grandmother's eyes, ...

Inmate sentenced for setting fires

BELLEFONTE - Quintez Talley, 29, an inmate of State Correctional Institution - Benner, received a hefty sentence for setting multiple fires in his cell and punching an officer.Hon. Jonathan D. Grine sentenced him Tuesday to 13 to 26 years in a state correctional facility. A Centre County jury ...

Police news — Friday, Dec. 18

Inmate accused of aggravated assaultBELLEFONTE - An unidentified 26-year-old male inmate of Bellefonte is being charged with aggravated assault for an incident that occurred with a corrections officer at State Correctional Institute at Rockview about 9:10 a.m. Dec. 11, Tpr. Elizabeth R. ...

Emergency services — Dec. 18

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:TUESDAYr At 12:04 p.m., Citizens of Larry's Creek Volunteer Fire Co. and Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police responded to an alarm at 655 Cemetery St., Porter Township, Lycoming County. The ...

Police news — Thursday, Dec. 17

Found propertyLOCK HAVEN - A toolbox containing masonry tools was found in the city, and may be claimed by the owner at Lock Haven City Hall.Prisoner harassmentBELLEFONTE -Rockview state police are investigating a report of inmate harassment at the Centre County Correctional Facility between ...

Emergency services — Dec. 17

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:TUESDAYr At 10:32 p.m., Avis and Woolrich fire departments were dispatched to a fire at 303 E. Central Ave., Avis. The call was cleared at 11:32 p.m.

Emergency services — Dec. 16

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:TUESDAYr At 3:09 a.m., state police, ambulance crews and the Sugar Valley Fire Department responded to an accident on Interstate 80. The call was cleared at 4:35 a.m.