No one hurt after a standoff with police


WATSONTOWN — No injuries were reported after a shot was fired inside a home in Watsontown during a standoff with police Thursday night. Watsontown Police say they were called to 702 Main Street for a report of a barricaded gunman threatening suicide. Two people were inside the home with the armed man. Officers from Milton, Buffalo Valley Regional and State Police assisted at the scene and the man refused to communicate. Police alerted neighbors of the situation, and traffic for two blocks of Main Street was shut down. At 11:42p.m., one shot was fired inside the house and then the man came out of the basement. He was taken into custody without incident and was…

Man critical after police shooting

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DANVILLE – The 22-year-old man shot by a Sunbury police officer Tuesday is in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center.  Hospital official Mike Ferlazzo confirmed Erick Trometter’s condition Wednesday morning.  Trometter, most recently of Herndon, was involved in a domestic altercation in Sunbury Tuesday morning. Stonington State Police say he was then seen walking on Mile Post Road near Shikellamy Avenue.  Acting Sunbury police chief Brad Hare responded to the scene and Trometter allegedly pulled out a knife.  Hare attempted to tase Trometter, but it was unsuccessful.  When Trometter refused to let go of the knife, Hare shot him one time. Trometter was taken by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center.  Hare was not injured, but…

Police find dog on Route 61 Tuesday


SHAMOKIN — Missing a dog? Police are looking for the owner of a dog found in Northumberland County Tuesday afternoon. According to state police, a large brownish red boxer mix was found wandering on Route 61 near the village of Stonington just before 6:00p.m. Anyone who believes the dog may be theirs is asked to contact state police at Stonington, at 570-286-5601. (Codi Jade)   Follow

Selinsgrove Police nab motorcycle thief


SELINSGROVE — A Bedford County man is in Snyder County Prison after being stopped by police early Friday morning. Selinsgrove State Police stopped 23-year-old Ryan Burkholder of Everett around 1:40a.m. along Route 522 in Monroe Township. Police found that Burkholder was driving a stolen motorcycle. In addition, he was in possession of drug paraphernalia and brass knuckles. Burkholder is facing charges of receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia and a prohibited weapon. He is in Snyder County Prison on $25,000 bail. (Sara Bartlett) Follow

Man shot by police collapses in court


BLOOMSBURG – A truck driver shot by police on Interstate 80 in Columbia County in May collapsed in court today.  The Press Enterprise reports 45-year-old Daniel Hadean of Oklahoma City fell on the floor in apparent pain at the beginning of his hearing before District Judge Doug Brewer.   The public defender asked for a continuance for Hadean, which was granted, and an ambulance was called.  He was taken to Geisinger Medical Center.   Hadean is accused of attacking Hemlock Township police officer Charles Dietterick on eastbound Interstate 80 at the Buckhorn exit.  Police say Dietterick pulled the truck over for violations and Hadean charged Dietterick with a large hammer and pepper spray, forcing the…

Burglary at former Laurelton Center


LAURELTON — Police are investigating a burglary at the former Laurelton Center in Union County. Milton State Police say between June 25-26, someone entered four buildings on the 360-acre property in Hartley Township, Union County. A window was damage, but it appears nothing was stolen. Anyone with information is asked to call Milton State Police. (Sara Bartlett) Follow

Police want help identifying man

Northumberland PD want to know who this man is

NORTHUMBERLAND — The Northumberland Police Department is asking for some assistance. The police department has a surveillance photo of a man they would like help identifying. Police say the man’s identity is related to a forged check case.   The photo is posted below.  Anyone who can identify the man in the photo is asked to contact Northumberland Police Department at 570-473-8446. (Codi Jade) Follow

Police investigate milk incident


SUNBURY — State police are investigating a case of milky mischief in Northumberland County.According to reports, someone poured milk into a Sunbury man’s gas tank sometime between 10:00p.m. Sunday and 7:00a.m. Monday. The incident happened on Shikellamy Avenue in Upper Augusta Township. The person then fled the scene. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact state police in Stonington. (Codi Jade) Follow

Truck driver shot by police on Interstate 80


BLOOMSBURG –A truck driver was shot by police along Interstate 80 on Sunday night in Columbia County. The man, who has not been identified, was stopped by police on Interstate 80 at the off ramp to Route 42 in Buckhorn around 9 p.m.   Police stopped the driver of the tractor-trailer for various equipment violations.  The driver got into a physical altercation with the police officer and the officer shot the truck driver twice.  The man was taken to Geisinger Medical Center for treatment.  His condition is not known and state police continue to investigate the incident.  (Ali Stevens) Follow

Mobile meth lab busted in Sunbury

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SUNBURY — Two people are in custody after a mobile meth lab was busted in Sunbury. Acting Sunbury Police Chief Brad Hare tells us they were called to the Northumberland County Probation Department just before 3:30p.m. Wednesday. A vehicle parked in the area was being search and ingredients to make methamphetamines were found. Hare says a male and female were taken into custody. They are being placed in Northumberland County Prison on probation violations and will face additional charges. Their names have not yet been released and police are continuing their investigation. The county building, which houses the probation department, at 322 North Second Street was evacuated and crews are working to decontaminate the area…