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Police, court and fires

Police news – Feb. 5

Minor cited LOCK HAVEN — An 11-year-old girl was cited for disorderly conduct after she was found burning a pile of leaves with a propane torch in one of the dugouts at Hammermill Park on Jan. 15, Lock Haven City police said. Drug possession HOWARD — A 26-year-old Howard man was ...

Police news – Feb. 4

Child endangerment SNOW SHOE — A 30-year-old Snow Shoe man could face child endangerment and DUI charges stemming from an incident that took place at the intersection of Allen Dam Road and Stone Trail in Burnside Township, Centre County, state police at Rockview said. On Jan. 30 at 1:37 ...

One person seriously injured in crash on Friday

LOCK HAVEN — State police at Lamar released information regarding two accidents that occurred minutes apart along Renovo Road in Allison and Grugan townships on Friday morning. The accidents left the roadway closed and detours in place for hours while PennDOT and other crews cleaned up ...

Police news – Feb. 3

One vehicle accident LOGANTON — No one was injured in a one vehicle accident along Interstate 80 in Greene Township on Jan. 31, state police at Lamar said. Akash K. Garg, 38, of Irvine, Calif., was traveling east on the roadway at 5:57 p.m. when his 2011 Mazda 3 slide toward the north ...

Police News – Feb. 2

Two vehicle crash LOCK HAVEN — Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at the corner of South Fairview Street and Bellefonte Avenue at 3:39 p.m. Jan. 21. Drivers were Heather D. Garman of Lock Haven, and Barbara A. Kessinger of Lock Haven. Garman was transported to UPMC Lock ...

Police news – Feb. 1

Drug possession in garage JERSEY SHORE — Travis Nichols, 36, of 314 Oak St., Jersey Shore allegedly had crystal meth and marijuana in the garage behind his home when Tiadaghton Valley Police searched it Jan. 19. Justin Segura, a Tiadaghton Valley Police Officer, said police investigated ...

Clinton County Civil and Criminal Court of Common Pleas Schedule Feb. 1-5

LOCK HAVEN — The following schedule is provided by the Clinton County Court of Common Pleas and is subject to change depending on the needs of the court system. Juvenile criminal procedures are generally closed to the public and aren’t listed. Domestic Relations hearings are also ...

Police news – Jan. 30

MH man charged with assault WILLIAMSPORT — William Shearer, 28, of 1825 Long Run Road, Mill Hall, allegedly struck his ex-girlfriend’s “current acquaintance” in the face several times on Christmas Eve, according to state police at Montoursville. Shearer did so when the alleged victim ...

Emergency Services

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center: THURSDAY — At 10:38 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department and Lock Haven EMS responded to a motor vehicle accident at 1162 Renovo Road in Bald Eagle Township. The call was cleared at 11:35 ...

Proceedings from district judges

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. — Brent Michael Adrian, of Mill Hall, charged with use/possession of drug paraphernalia, charge withdrawn. — Gage Anthony Desadier, of Renovo, charged with initial possession of a controlled substance by ...

Sentencings in Clinton County

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public records. It is policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from publication. — Chad Thompson, charged with driving under the influence-first offense, fined $1,000 and placed on probation for ...

Two vehicle accidents close Renovo Road

LOCK HAVEN — Two vehicle accidents that took place Thursday morning on Renovo Road have closed the highway from just outside Lock Haven to Hyner indefinitely. Both accidents took place around 11 a.m. The first was reported in the 1100 block near the 40&8 Club #903, 1098 Renovo Road. ...

Say no to judicial gerrymandering

HELEN DEMPSEY State College The judges in Pennsylvania’s top three courts are currently elected statewide. The prime sponsor of House Bill 38, which would amend the Pennsylvania constitution to provide for the election of these judges from regions whose boundaries would be drawn by the ...

Garage destroyed by flames

EXPRESS PHOTO Dozens of firefighters responded to a smoky fire on Telephone Lane in Beech Creek Township Thursday afternoon. Unfortunately, the auto repair garage owned by Brad Coakley was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived and was quickly destroyed. Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Chief ...

Police news – Jan. 29

Drug possession JERSEY SHORE — Victor Garms, 45, of 286 Hill St., Jersey Shore, faces several charges for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following a Nov. 4, 2020, traffic pullover by Williamsport city police. Garms allegedly had a crack pipe in ...

Three more arrests in pandemic unemployment assistance scheme

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the arrest of two inmates and their outside accomplice for their roles as ringleaders who conspired to provide false information on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) applications. “These three individuals have been charged ...

Police news – Jan. 27

Trespassing investigated BOGGS TOWNSHIP — State police at Rockview investigated a case of simple trespass that took place around 8:47 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2020. According to police, a 36-year-old female from Julian was staying inside a building without persmission. The building is owned by a ...

SCI Muncy reports first inmate death from COVID

MUNCY — Department of Corrections (DOC) and SCI Muncy officials report the first death of an inmate on Jan. 25 with COVID-19. The 62-year-old inmate, whose name will not be provided, was serving a 10- to 40-year sentence for burglary. She had underlying medical conditions and was taken to ...

Police news – Jan. 26

Criminal trespassing LOCK HAVEN — Dacota Clarke, 34, of Avis, was cited for criminal trespass at 3:22 p.m. Jan. 1, at 410 Linden St. City police said Clarke was given a no trespass notice and was found on the property and charged with criminal trespassing.

Police news – Jan. 25

License plate stolen CENTRE HALL — A case of theft was investigated by state police at Rockview. According to police, a license plate attached to a trailer was stolen sometime between Dec. 30, 2020 and Jan. 21, 2021 from a private residence at 648 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The plate belongs ...