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  • Area man pleads not guilty

    Wednesday Dec 5 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Dante Scott, 32, of Lewistown, pleaded not guilty to eight criminal counts, including possession of prohibited firearms and receiving stolen property, and was formally arraigned Tuesday by President Judge David Barron. Police allege Scott traded crack cocaine to a neighbor for four handguns that the neighbor had confessed to stealing during a burglary he committed in August, court documents indicate.

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  • Teen pleads not guilty to attempted homicide

    Wednesday Nov 14 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Chase Michael Amspacker, 18, of Lewistown, pleaded not guilty to eight criminal counts, including attempted homicide, during his formal arraignment before President Judge David Barron on Tuesday. Documents indicate that Amspacker discovered a man laying in bed with a female acquaintance in September, retrieved a 9 mm pistol from under another bed, woke the man from sleep, told him to leave the residence and threatened to call the police if he refused.

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  • Not guilty plea entered in attempted homicide case

    Wednesday Nov 14 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    William C. Emmett, of Lewistown, waived his formal arraignment Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to 10 criminal counts, including attempted homicide. Emmett, 22, was charged in September after a shooting had occurred at the end of August in which a male accuser was wounded, according to court documents.

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  • Charges withdrawn in attempted homicide case

    Nov 1, 2018 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Five criminal counts charged in August against Dante Scott, of Lewistown, including attempted homicide in the first degree, were withdrawn on Sept. 13, according to court documents.

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  • Two charged with burglary

    Oct 23, 2018 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Two men were each charged late Friday night with two counts burglary and two counts criminal trespass, after a police investigation determined they and a female accomplice unlawfully entered a Lewistown residence in September, court documents indicate. Documents state that Cody S. Hummel, of McClure, and Gregory S. Allenbaugh, 26, of Reedsville reportedly met with Melissa M. Nale, 25, of Milroy, at a local bar on Sept.

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  • Lewistown man pleads not guilty to assault

    Oct 18, 2018 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Chatman was charged in August with aggravated assault, simple assault and resisting arrest, after punching a female accuser, attempting to avoid being handcuffed and spitting in a police officer's face, according to court documents. Documents state that Chatman was reportedly living with two female accusers when one told him he needed to pack and leave the residence which prompted Chatman to respond with a profanity, throw food at them and throw his phone through the television.

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  • Dippery charged with new felony

    Oct 18, 2018 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    Shawn L. Dippery, 46, of Lewistown, was charged Tuesday with one felony count theft of leased property after a local retailer reported Dippery had leased nearly $6,200 in electronics and never paid for the items. Court documents state that police responded to a theft complaint by the retailer on Oct. 11, during which the manager of the store produced four packets of information that included three separate lease agreements signed by Dippery.

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