Month: August 2017

Williamsport Man Arrested For Allegedly Raping Girl Under 15

Police Report Child Molestation, Rape Time of Incident:  08/05/2017 Location:  300 Block of Park Avenue, Williamsport, Lycoming County, PA Accused:  Austin Young, 23, of Williamsport Victim: Girl under the age of 15 Incident Details: The accused is alleged to have raped a girl under age 15.  He was arrested and charged with rape of a child, unlawful contact with a minor, and corrupting the morals of a minor.  He was remanded to Lycoming County Prison.  He was assigned a bail of $50,000 which he was not able to meet. His next court appearance: Preliminary Hearing 08/17/2017 9:30 am Magisterial...

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Anti-Trump Activist Kills GOP Committeeman in West Goshen PA

Clayton Carter, 51, of West Goshen PA, has been arrested and charged with murdering his neighbor, G. Brooks Jennings, also of West Goshen, PA.  The victim was a Republican Committeeman.  Carter was an active Democrat Supporter and self-described Anti-Trumper.  His home’s front lawn contains multiple anti-Trump signs. The dispute which led to the shooting appears political in nature.  The incident happened this past Tuesday morning, August 8th, 2017, in West Goshen, Chester County PA. According to police, they had been out to the area just before 8P Monday  to answer a disturbance call. The homes of the victim and...

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Towanda Man Who Escaped Police on ATV Arrested and Charged

Police Report Vandalism, Fleeing and Eluding Time of Incident: 10:37Hrs 05/22/2017 Location:  Elks Parking Lot, South Main Street, Towanda Borough, Bradford County Incident Details:  Dillon Robert Benjamin, 25, of Towanda, was arrested recently in relation to an incident that happened in May of this year.  The accused was approached by State Police for driving recklessly on an ATV.  When Police attempted to apprehend him, the accused fled the scene.  The officers attempted to detain Benjamin.  In the process of the pursuit, Benjamin cut through a soy field causing approximately $500 in damages.  The officers at the time were not...

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Local Author to Appear at Barnes & Noble in Elmira NY this August 19, from 2PM to 4PM

Press Release From From My Shelf Books The Totally Ninja Raccoons at Barnes & Noble Elmira NY On Saturday, August 19, from 2PM to 4PM at Barnes & Noble in Elmira NY will be hosting local author Kevin Coolidge. It is free and open to the public. Author Kevin Coolidge will be signing his children’s series “The Totally Ninja Raccoons” for children. The book is written for youngsters and enjoyed by people of all ages. Last year, Kevin Coolidge published the first two books in his new series, “Totally Ninja Raccoons” set in Wellsboro and Tioga County. “The Totally...

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Lycoming County Home Robbed, Cash, Blu Ray Player Stolen

Police Report Criminal Burglary Time of Incident:  07/26/17-07/27/17 / 0730-0530 Location:  on Salem Schoolhouse Rd., Approx. 500ft east of Gardner Rd., Jordan Township, Lycoming County PA Incident Details: The Pennsylvania State Police Montoursville Barracks is investigating an incident that occurred between Wednesday 07/26/17 at approximately 0730hrs and Thursday 07/27/17 at approximately 0530hrs as unknown actor(s) arrived at the scene by unknown means. While at the scene, the actor(s) located a hidden key and gained entry through t11e garage door. While Inside, the actor(s) stole a black Sony Blu-ray player and $2,500.00 dollars in US currency. The actor(s) then fled the scene by unknown means, in an unknown direction, undetected. Anyone with information regarding the above incident is urged to contact PSP Montoursville...

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