Vehicle Death of 4 year old Child in Williamsport
Williamsport Police are investigating the death of a 4 year old child who was left unattended in a vehicle for several hours last Friday, while temperatures climbed to the 90s. At approximately 3:30 in the afternoon, the child was removed from the vehicle and emergency first aid was administered until the child could be transported to Williamsport Reginal Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead. Authorities are saying the death appeared to be accidental and the woman involved is cooperating with the investigation.
Roadwork Projects Begin in County
Expect delays all over the city of Williamsport this week as a 30 year, 1.2 billion infrastructure betterment program kicks off, targeting six streets which will receive upgrades in gas service to homes, including relocation of meters and necessary street restoration. The project to replace all non-contemporary mains in the system on Woodland Avenue, Penn Avenue, Elmira Street, West Fourth Street, West Third, Arch Street and the first block of Dove Street are all expected to be completed before the winter months, as well as similar street work in South Williamsport, Old Lycoming Township, Muncy Creek Township, Montoursville, Montgomery and Loyalsock and Clinton Townships.
Home Robbery in Mansfield
Police are investigating a home robbery in Mansfield this month after a 54 year old resident reported the theft of a Glock 22 pistol, a 220, a Remington 870, a Bushmaster XM15, and assorted ammunition, as well as a ND3 laser, three fishing rods, a 35mm camera lens, and assorted baseball cards. The total loss to the victim is estimated at over $6,000 and police are asking anyone with information on the crime or the stolen property to contact them in Tioga County.
King's Garage Burglarized
King’s Garage at 105 Elimsport Road in Montoursville was burglarized some time overnight last Wednesday, when unknown robbers gained entry and once inside, stole money, and then fled the scene before they could be identified. Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact State Police in Montoursville as the investigation continues.
More Roadwork to Continue
Continue to expect delays this week on Four Mile Drive at Northway Road in Loyalsock Township as the state Department of Transportation resumes work on the street. A Bridge Replacement project begins today on Beaver Run Road just north of Route 45. The existing 33 foot long concrete bridge was built in 1932 and the new bridge, as well as new paving, shoulder work, and the installation of a guide rail is expected to take six weeks with a de-tour using Routes 45, 1001, and 192. Meanwhile, Line Painting on Interstate 180 began on Saturday and is expected to continue until the end of the month before it moves to Route 15 in Tioga County on Monday, August 1st. Motorists can always check roadwork progress by visiting www.511PA.com.
Theft from Rovendale LCC
Police in Watsontown are investigating the theft of a White 1994 Susuki ATV 4 Wheeler from Rovendale LCC on Susquehanna Trail that took place sometime last Tuesday, into Wednesday afternoon. The 4 Wheeler is valued at $400. Currently, the police have no information on the identity or whereabouts of the thieves and are asking anyone with information to contact them in Milton.