Williamsport Bureau of Police

  • Agency: Williamsport Bureau of Police
  • Address: 245 W 4th St, Williamsport , 17701 PA
  • Chief: Gary Whiteman (chief of Police)

Williamsport Bureau of Police is located at 245 W 4th St, Williamsport , 17701 PA. The chief of Police of the department is Gary Whiteman. The Williamsport Bureau of Police phone number is 570-327-7560.

Williamsport Bureau of Police News

April 7, 2018 Update: ****************Captured************ April 6,2018 ***********BOLO********** Lycoming County investigators are currently searching for Pre-Release Center escapee COREY B LLOYD. LLOYD was last seen in Willaimsport on this date at approximately 4:30pm. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lycoming County Communications Center at 570-433-3166.

***Felony Arrest - Criminal Homicide*** March 28th 2018 Criminal Investigation Division On Wednesday, March 28th 2018 members of the Williamsport Bureau of Police and the United States Marshal Service served an arrest warrant on ABDULLAH IBN JIHAD FRIEND. FRIEND was wanted for charges of Criminal Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and related offenses. He is alleged to have violently shaken the 9-month old infant in his care on April 30th, 2017, causing the infant's death. FRIEND was arraigned before MDJ Allen Page and committed without bail.

2014 Ford Police Car Auction March 22, 2018 Please see the attached link for details. https://municibid.com/Listing/Details/15606671/2014-FORD-TAURUS-POLICE-INTERCEPTOR-AWD

***FOUND PROPERTY*** This power tool charger was recovered here in the city and turned in to the Williamsport Bureau of Police. If you are the owner or have information about the ownership of this charger please contact us at (570) 327-7560.

March 13, 2018 Narcotics Investigation The Williamsport Bureau of Police multi agency SRT team assisted the Lycoming County NEU in executing a High Risk Search Warrant at 823 W. Third Street early this morning. One adult male and one male juvenile were taken into custody and will be charged with narcotics and firearms related offenses later today. SIEZED FROM LOCATION; 3 HANDGUNS - TWO REPORTED STOLEN 160 BAGS OF HEROIN 25 GRAMS OF COCAINE 9 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA $1100.00 US CURRENCY TOTAL DRUG VALUE: $4000.00

Civil Service Members Wanted March 2, 2018 The City of Williamsport is looking for citizens of Williamsport to serve on the Police and Fire Civil Service Board. A background check would be required before serving. No experience is required but understanding of law enforcement or fire protection would be beneficial. In coordination with both Police and Fire Departments, duties would include review of current employment as well as initial hires and promotional exams. Time requirements are minimal but members must be available when testing is done for entry level candidates and promotional exams. If you have interest in serving on the Civil Service Board please contact Mayor Campana's office at 327-7566. Jeff Reeder Chairman, Williamsport Civil Service Board

House of Worship Workshop Training (FREE) https://vimeo.com/257764489/38a4716f80 http://jscrossroads.org/

***Attempt to Identify*** Incident# 18-01535 The Williamsport Bureau of Police is attempting to identify the following individuals in relation to a theft incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Patrol Officer Badger at 570-327-7560 ext 7629, or by email at wbadger@cityofwilliamsport.org. Thank you.

WBP Equipment on Municibid February 19, 2018 https://municibid.com/Listing/Details/15281970/PEPPER-BALL-GUNS-AND-ACCESSORIES

UPDATE: Feb 9, 2018 Sierra Jacobs has been located and is safe. The WBP would like to thank the Facebook family for sharing this post. Missing Person Adult Feb 8, 2018 The WBP took a report today regarding Sierra Jacobs. Sierra was last seen on February 5th at 9am and does have some medical concerns. If you have seen Sierra or know here whereabouts please contact police. Cpl Eric Derr is investigating and can be reached at 570-327-7560 Xt.7641 or ederr@cityofwilliamsport.org.

Criminal Warrants (Pennsylvania State Police) February 5, 2018 The Pennsylvania State Police in Montoursville is asking for the public's assistance regarding two arrest warrants. One warrant is for delivery of a controlled substance and that is for Vernon NEWSOME Jr. (Pictured in the white shirt) The other warrant is for Conspiracy to Deliver a controlled substance and that is for Leo Steven GARDNER. (Pictured in the grey sweatshirt) If anyone knows their whereabouts, please have them contact PSP-Montoursville at 570-368-5700 and ask for Tpr. MORSE.

Found Property February 3,2018 Officer Salisbury located this item in Newberry Friday evening. He would like to get it returned to it's rightful owner. Information can be passed on to Officer Christopher Salisbury at 327-7560 or csalisbury@cityofwilliamsport.org

****Attempt to identify**** WBP incident# 18-00802 The Williamsport Bureau of Police is attempting to identify the follow actors involved in a retail theft incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact PO Gingrich at 570-327-7560 or by email at AGingrich@cityofwilliamsport.org.

Damage to Statue January 29, 2018 Today the Chamber of Commerce filed a report regarding additional damage to the Little League Statue located 3rd and Market Street. Included is a photo of the day getting and those responsible. If anyone can assist us in identifying the male and female we would like to discuss this issue with them. Please contact Officer Laura Miller at 570-433-3166 or lmiller@cityofwilliamsport.org Refer to case #18-00857. The damage occurred on January 21,2018 at 3:45 am.

***ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY*** ***WBP In#18-00511*** The Williamsport Bureau of Police is attempting to identify and make contact with the individual in the video below. If you know this individual please contact Police Officer Mark Sechrist at (570) 327-7560.

IRS Phone Scams February 1, 2018 The WBP has taken several complaints the past few days regarding IRS phone scams. The IRS would not conduct business over the phone. If there are any legitimate inquiries they will always be done in writing. The WBP urges residents to NEVER provide financial or personal information over the telephone. Residents should never purchase gifts cards, money orders or any other items that have monetary value and send them in the mail. If you receive a call that could be an IRS scam you should take the following steps. 1. Record the employee;s name, badge number, call back number and caller ID if available. 2. Call 1-800-366-4484 to determine if the caller is an IRS employee with a legitimate need to contact you. 3. If the call is a phone scam a complaint can then be filed at phishing@irs.gov (Subject IRS Phone Scam)

Damage to Statue January 29, 2018 Today the Chamber of Commerce filed a report regarding additional damage to the Little League Statue located 3rd and Market Street. Included is a photo of the day getting and those responsible. If anyone can assist us in identifying the male and female we would like to discuss this issue with them. Please contact Officer Laura Miller at 570-433-3166 or lmiller@cityofwilliamsport.org Refer to case #18-00857. The damage occurred on January 21,2018 at 3:45 am.

January 27,2018 Thanks,Firetree Place, for inviting us for some hoops action today.

Community basketball game at Firetree place.

Training Exercise January 23, 2018 On Wednesday, January 24 from 8AM until approximately 1PM, Law Enforcement as well as members of the Lycoming County Hostage Negotiations team will be conducting a training exercise at the Lycoming Mall. We will be using two vacant storefronts in the mall for the training, and probably will not be visible to most of the shopping public from inside the mall. Shoppers going to the mall may see some emergency vehicles on the south side of the mall in the parking area. Also participating will be the command vehicle from the Loyalsock Fire Dept. and the Emergency Management Vehicle from the Boro of Montgomery. This training has been designed to work with management of the Lycoming Mall in the event of an incident or emergency at the mall, and is part of the overall training initiatives that we do a number of times a year. Please put this notice out in your publications and websites. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call. Chief Detective William Weber Lycoming County District Attorney Office. 570 327-2463

We need your help January 21,2018 Officer Alexander is looking to identify the female from the photo. This is in reference to a theft investigation case #18-590. If you know who this is please contact officer Alexander at 327-7560 xt2 or balexander@cityofwilliamsport.org.

Congratulations to Lieutenant Brian Womer on the hallmark of his 20th year of exceptional and dedicated service to the citizens of Williamsport!

New Member of the Team January 18, 2018 The WBP would like to welcome Malik Thomas to the team. Malik is a senior at Lycoming College studying criminal justice. He will be spending the semester with us learning different aspects of law enforcement. After graduation Malik is interested in pursuing a federal law enforcement career. We look forward to having Malik with us this semester.

Today the Williamsport Bureau of Police received six (6) new patrol rifles courtesy of a generous donation by the Williamsport Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. These rifles will allow all of our patrol officers the equipment necessary to properly respond to threats including an active shooter situation. The Williamsport Bureau of Police would like to thank the Fraternal Order of Eagles for their continued support to law enforcement. [From left to right: WBP Agent Jason Bolt, WBP Cpl Justin Ottaviano, F.O.E. Secretary Carla Hoover, F.O.E. Trustee Phil Noviello, F.O.E. President Eric Hoover, WBP Chief David Young.]