A rumor of an active shooter threat has two high school students facing misdemeanor charges. Nolan Michael Miller, of New Columbia, and Christopher Aviles-Robles of Montandon, were charged with disorderly conduct charges in the office of District Judge Michael Diehl. Because of the threat, classes on the day in question were moved to virtual learning. According to the Daily Item, Miller and Aviles-Robles have preliminary hearings Feb. 9 in front of Judge Diehl.
Burglary of a non-profit and thefts from motor vehicles have Danville Police are looking for two individuals. According to police, the burglary was early Tuesday morning between 1 and 5am at the Good Samarian Mission located on Ferry Street. The same two individuals entered an unknown number of unlocked vehicles, taking various items, from Lower Mulberry Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact Danville Police.
Pennsylvania State Police have reported they are investigating the death of a 3-month-old child yesterday in a home in Montgomery. The child was reported in cardiac arrest, yesterday at 1:30 pm in a residence on South Main Street. EMS crews arrived and CPR resuscitation was attempted while transporting the child to UPMC in Muncy. The child was pronounced deceased at the hospital and the investigation is ongoing.
Pennsylvania State Police have released the identity of the individual who drove a stolen vehicle into the front of Blaise Alexander Chrysler Dodge Jeep of Lewisburg on Jan 15. Amos Mushatt of Lansing , Michigan, once inside the dealership, took keys to a 2021 Ford Bronco. Mushatt drove that vehicle to the First National Bank, where he broke a window to gain entry and then stole $775. Later that day, he was apprehended by law enforcement in Ohio. Mushatt had his 12-year-old daughter with him and she was returned to family. He remains incarcerated in Ohio awaiting extradition. He is facing charges for burglary and related crimes at two Union County businesses.
Last night at the Loyalsock Township School Board meeting, the health and safety protocols were updated. Following a vote of 7-1, the protocols changed to include masks being optional with masks available for those who wish to wear them. Masks remain mandatory on school buses following federal regulations. The district will no longer contact trace post contacts in the school setting and quarantines will be conducted based on CDC guidelines for students and staff following positive COVID test results.