FATAL ACCIDENT IN ELYSBURG
A two vehicle crash resulted in one fatality Sunday morning near Elysburg. According to Ralpho Township police the accident involved a pick up and a car on Route 54 at Yucha Road around 8:30am. Both drivers were injured and taken to Geisinger Medical Center and one was pronounced dead at the hospital. According to the Press Enterprise, 69 year old William Hopkins, of Summit Station, died from his injuries, according to Montour County Coroner.
MAN ARRESTED AFTER USING CHAINSAW TO CUT INTO HOME
Woodward Township police took a Lock Haven man into custody after he vandalized a home that he had been asked to leave last Saturday evening. According to North Central PA dot com, 41 year old William Lewis Dale threatened officers and negotiated with them for 30 minutes outside a home at the 30 block of Crist Lane after he had stalked the home and then finally attempted to cut a window out of the structure with a chainsaw because the occupants wouldn’t buy him alcohol. Dale also allegedly fought with police and kicked the seats of the police cruiser after he had been taken into custody. Dale has been charged with criminal trespassing, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and more, and is being held at the Lycoming County Prison on 25 thousand dollars bail.
OLD LYCO TOWNSHIP SEEKS TO HIRE A FORENSIC AUDITOR
In an effort to discover why there are discrepancies in the books from 2018 through present day in Old Lycoming Township, the supervisors there are now actively seeking a firm to perform a forensic audit. According to the Sun Gazette, the newly appointed township Open records Officer, Ann Marie Brown, says the discrepancies have to do with missing Act 13 funds or natural gas impact fees. The evaluation of a company’s records through a forensic audit can be for several investigative reasons such as a search for embezzlement or fraud, but can also uncover non-fraudulent reasons for missing funds on the books. The next scheduled supervisor’s meeting is November 14th at 6:30pm at the township building on Green Avenue.
RAILROAD REPAIR NEXT WEEK IN MONTANDON
There will be a closure next week on Route 45 or Main Street in Montandon, West Chillisquaque Township, for emergency repairs. According to PennDOT, next Monday, November 6th through Friday the 10th, Main Street will be closed between Railroad Street and Atlantic Avenue, while Norfolk Southern performs emergency repairs on the railroad tracks crossing the roadway. Residents can expect a detour using Route 147, Ridge Road, and Route 405 while work is being performed. between the hours of 7am and 4pm, weather permitting.
WOMAN IN CUSTODY AFTER THREATENING FAMILY
A Lewisburg woman was taken into custody after assaulting family members and threatening a dog at a South Front Street home on October 12th. According to North Central PA dot com, 44 year old Heidi Fonda Gesselman cam to her mother’s house after work and Buffalo Valley Regional Police were told that family members said the woman seemed impaired and started a fight after she was asked to leave for threatening the animal. When police arrived on the scene Gesselman had fled and was later found outside laying on the ground near the home. Gesselman was charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct, and summary harassment with bail was set at $5,000 and a preliminary hearing November 9th.
FORMER POLICE CHIEF HEARING DELAYED
The former Sunbury Police Chief charged with theft will not have his preliminary hearing today as expected. According to the Daily item, the hearing was continued for 47 year old Brad Hare until November 14th. Hare who was with the Americus Hose Company for 22 years, is free on $15,000 unsecured bail following his arraignment, and allegedly stole over six thousand dollars when he served as secretary of the fire department. Hare submitted his retirement to the Sunbury City council October 9th.
TRAIL CAMERA THEFT IN MANSFIELD
Mansfield State police are seeking information about a suspect who stole a trail camera from property in Ward Township in Tioga County. According to North Central PA dot com, the theft occurred around October 19th near Old Mine Road and the victim reported the theft to police and also reported the theft of a 55 gallon drum filled with a liquid. Police say the total value of the items comes to 250 dollars, and if you have information please call State police. 570 662-2151.
PA SENATORS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM JUDICIAL CANDIDATES
Democratic US Senators John Fetterman and Bob Casey are accepting applications for those who may be considered for an appointment to be a Federal District Court Judge for the Eastern District and Middle District of Pennsylvania. According to the Sun Gazette, Bob Casey said the cooperation between himself and Fetterman continues a tradition of PA Senators seeking to identify and recommend highly qualified judicial candidates; who possess the necessary experience, character, and temperament for lifetime appointments to the federal judiciary. District Commissions in the two districts will be formed to review applications and interview applicants. Interested candidates must fill out an application by November 27th. https://casey.senate.gov/federal-judgeships
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