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ACROSS THE VALLEY: Police officer charged with DUI after crash
SHAMOKIN - A Shamokin police officer was charged Monday with driving under the influence in relation to a March 31 accident on Route 54, in Ralpho Township. Patrolman Scott Weaver, 48, of Elysburg, was charged by Ralpho Township police after officers alleged they smelled alcohol on Weaver when offic
Police: 29-year-old Power of Attorney allegedly stole $27,000 from victim
Watsontown Police charged an Elysburg woman with fraudulently removing more than $27,000 from her victim's bank account. Anna M. Radel, 29, of Elysburg, was arraigned Saturday for allegedly writing and cashing 56 fraudulent checks to herself as well as making 7 debits from the personal bank account
Owner tells court Masonic Building cleanup will start next week
LARRY DEKLINSKI/FILE PHOTO A large I-beam is among the remnants of the Masonic building seen in early March. SHAMOKIN - The owner of the former Masonic Building said a contractor will start early next week removing the large debris pile that has been at the site since fire destroyed the four-story s
Police probe infant death in Shenandoah
Schuylkill County Coroner Dr. David J. Moylan III said a virtual autopsy, or postmortem CAT scan, on the child was performed Sunday night at the Simon Kramer Cancer Institute, New Philadelphia.
Cops: Wanted man fought police after chase
SALEM TWP. - A Berwick-area man wanted in multiple states led police on a vehicle chase from Sugarloaf Township to Salem Township on... Contact Information SALEM TWP. - A Berwick-area man wanted in multiple states led police on a vehicle chase from Sugarloaf Township to Salem Township on... Contac
Man accused of being under the influence while stealing a van
Robert Ortiz, 41, who lived in Brooklyn, New York, prior to coming to Shamokin, was arraigned by on-call Magisterial District Judge Michael Toomey, of Sunbury, on a felony of theft and charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under suspension and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle
Woman Charged with Identity Theft in Northumberland County
WATSONTOWN, Pa. - Police have charged an Elysburg woman with fraud after they say she stole money from another person's bank account. According to police, Anna Radel, 29, allegedly wrote and cashed more than 50 checks to herself from the victim's bank account. Police say Radel removed more than $27,
Summit Hill drug raid yields three arrests
Three Summit Hill residents face charges after borough police and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General Bureau of Narcotic Investigations raided a home on Wednesday, according to court documents. Emerson A, Garrett, 59, and Elizabeth A. Garrett, 56, both of 52 E. Ludlow St., and William N. Der
Police investigating infant death in Shenandoah
SHENANDOAH, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - State Police are on scene in Shenandoah looking into the death of a 5 month old child that happened this morning. The Schuylkill County Coroner tells Eyewitness News that at about 8:10 this morning a 5 month old was pronounced dead in a home in Shenandoah.
State Police investigate burned infant as possible child abuse
LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) - State police are investigating a possible case of child abuse. Officers say they were sent to WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital on Saturday. Investigators spoke to doctors who say a two year-old is suffering from third degree burns to his hands and arms. The cause of the burns i
Crews search for missing hiker
Crews are searching the Pine Grove Furnace State Forest for a missing hiker. Cumberland County dispatch confirmed a hiker was reported missing around 8 p.m. Saturday in Cooke Township. The search began last night and is continuing today. Officials at the state forest said the state police are handl
Police: Shamokin mother injected heroin with children in car
Danielle Lee Aikey, 29, of Second St., was arrested by Shamokin police Thursday after officers said an individual reported two woman slumped over inside a vehicle in a parking lot on Independence St., police said.
This week's top five stories to watch
1. PennDOT will hold two community meetings - Monday and Wednesday - to inform Shamokin Dam residents who live near the fly ash basins and the proposed CSVT bypass. On Monday, residents from Orchard Hills, Gunter and Weatherfield neighborhoods are invited to a 7 p.m. presentation in the Susquehanna
Man accused of stabbing mom's boyfriend: 'I like stabbing people'
A 21-year-old Columbia man stabbed his mother's boyfriend and pulled his mother down the front stairs of his house early Friday, according to police. Officers were called to the house in the 100 block of Bethel Street about 12:35 a.m. Friday. The victim told police Osborne had been arguing with his
Block Party Weekend in Bloomsburg
"I'm gonna be drinking a little dranks and I'mma be hanging with my friends and it's gonna be a nice time to catch up and see everyone that I missed over the entire year," said Blake Remensnyder, Bloomsburg senior.
3 children with city woman while she injected heroin
Danielle Lee Aikey, 29, whose last known address is South Second Street, was arraigned Thursday night by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III on three felony counts of endangering the welfare of children and misdemeanors of possessing heroin, possessing a small amount of marijuana and possessi
Judge grants continuance for drug death suspect
Judge grants continuance for drug death suspect District Judge John Reed granted the defense's request to continue the preliminary hearing of Christine Walburn on Friday. Police charged Walburn, 29, of Sunbury, with drug delivery resulting in death and possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine
Police: Suspected mobile meth lab found during traffic stop
SUNBURY - City police found a suspected mobile methamphetamine lab during a traffic stop Wednesday night, which shut down two city streets for nearly seven hours. Officer Keifer Bathgate stopped a vehicle near Front and Reagan streets at around 9:30 p.m. because of a disabled break light, police sai
Cops: Fugitive's friend is facing drug charges
VALLEY TWP. - Drug charges have been filed against a Berwick woman found in the same hotel room as a fugitive who was wanted in a robbery case, according to... Contact Information VALLEY TWP. - Drug charges have been filed against a Berwick woman found in the same hotel room as a fugitive who was
Two more netted in city drug bust
On Tuesday, Brian Faust Jr., 24, of 1658 W. Spruce St., Coal Township, was arrested in his home by Shamokin police and State Parole agents around 3 p.m. He was charged by Cpl. Jarrod Scandle with two felony counts of possession with intent to deliver and criminal use a communication facility related