ESCAPED CONVICT CAPTURED ALIVE BY STATE POLICE
PA State Police have announced that Danelo Cavalcante the Brazillian man who escaped from the Chester County Prison 14 days ago has been captured alive. According to PennLive, local media reported that Cavalcante was hiding in a field in northern Chester County when searchers used thermal imaging to assist police. He was caught at about 8:15am this morning and has been taken to the state police’s Avondale barracks Chester County Schools and Longwood Gardens were closed while hundreds of police searched the perimeter they established. and residents were urged to shelter in place as the escapee eluded law enforcement. The Washington Post reported that one tower guard who prison authorities said should have seen Cavalcante escape was fired.
BODY FOUND IN SUNBURY
A body of an unknown male was found in the 200 block of South Third Street of Sunbury yesterday afternoon before 5pm. According to the Daily Item, Sunbury police are now investigating at the scene after people walking along the street discovered the body and called police. The North Shore Railroad was closed yesterday evening as well as the area of Walnut and Church streets from Third to Fourth were taken up with police activity. The Northumberland County Coroner was also on the scene.
DELAY IN DECISION ABOUT CITY HALL BID
No decision will be made this week on the future of the condemned City Hall building on West Fourth Street in Williamsport. According to the Sun Gazette, city council said at the finance committee meeting this week, that they will wait until September 28th to make a decision about the property in order to consider whether to accept the a $555,500 high bid by JBAS Realty, of Jessup, a move Mayor Slaughter says the developer is comfortable with. City Council also has the legal option to reject the bid entirely. The city Economic Revitalization Committee will take comments from the public about the project today.
DISPLACED FLAMINGO RESCUED IN PENNSYLVANIA
The PA Game Warden rescued a displaced flamingo last week after it was injured by a snapping turtle in Franklin County. According to North Central PA dot com, the bird drifted into Pennsylvania after Hurricane Idalia, and an observer witnessed the turtle attack and the bird was rescued and taken to an emergency vet. According to a Facebook post by the Raven Ridge Wildlife Center where the bird was taken. The X-rays show no breaks or fractures to the injured leg, but there is tissue, muscle and some tendon damage. Funds are being raised for the bird’s rehab at the center in Lancaster, PA.. Over 4 thousand dollars has been raised so far.
TIOGA COUNTY CAR THIEF APPREHENDED IN HUGHESVILLE
Police in Hughesville pulled over a Philadelphia man in a traffic stop and discovered he was a car thief wanted in Tioga County. According to state police in Mansfield, the 50 year old suspect, who was not identified in the police report, allegedly walked into a garage on Route 414 in Liberty Township August 20th and stole the property owner’s Ford pickup truck. Local police found him with the owner’s loaded handgun the truck. The suspect was incarcerated at Tioga County Prison.
2021 SHOOTER PLEADS GUILTY IN CLINTON COUNTY
The man accused of shooting Jakob Haines in February of 2021 pleaded guilty during his trial at the Clinton County Courthouse yesterday. According to the Lock Haven Express, Brian St. John, III told the court that he removed a gun from a case in a drawer, and without checking the chamber pulled the trigger and shot Haines at a home along Brewery Hollow in Woodward Township. The guilty plea to one felony count of aggravated assault and one count of involuntary manslaughter now could see St. John sentenced to up to 35 years maximum and potentially facing up to $40,000 in fines. He will remain incarcerated at the Clinton County Correctional Facility without bail until his sentencing date.
ARTIFACTS FROM 9/11 ADDED TO SHAMOKIN MEMORIAL
A piece of the World Trade Center and a rock from the Flight 93 crash site was placed permanently at a new 9/11 Memorial on Lincoln Street in Shamokin Monday. According to the News Item, the piece of steel from the towers was donated by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation in 2021 and will be held in a cabinet encased within a stone-faced memorial alongside a rock from the Shanksville crash site that was loaned in perpetuity by the National Park Service to the Shamokin Fire Bureau. A painting by Dave Tamkus depicting One World Trade Center is also on display.
LACROSSE CO-OP APPROVED FOR WARRIOR RUN AND DANVILLE
The Danville Area School Board approved a boys lacrosse co-op in a 6-2 vote between Danville and Warrior Run School Districts Monday. According to the Daily Item, school board director Sandy Green said he has concerns that Danville players could potentially lose playing time to those from Warrior Run, but Danville boys’ lacrosse head coach Devon Francke provided data to the board that suggests Danville players would not experience such a loss because of the pace of the game and the line is rotated every few minutes. A student in favor of the co-op said the merger is an opportunity to learn from a diverse group of teammates.
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