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  • Defendant charged with 8 extra counts

    Saturday Sep 15 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    A 32-year-old recently arraigned and incarcerated for first degree attempted homicide was charged Thursday with eight additional counts, including possession of prohibited firearms and receiving stolen property, according to court documents. Dante L. Scott, of Lewistown, reportedly traded crack cocaine to Jeffrey L. Yoder, 66, for four handguns Yoder reportedly confessed to stealing during a burglary he committed in August, court documents indicate.

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  • Diner shooter charged with attempted manslaughter

    Thursday Sep 6 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    A 28-year-old was charged Wednesday with attempted manslaughter after reportedly firing gunshots in the direction of a police officer while in the vicinity of Red's Diner Tuesday night. According to court documents, Jeremy Hepner, of McAlisterville, was reportedly intoxicated while working at the diner and left in his vehicle.

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  • Area man charged after shooting

    Wednesday Sep 5 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    A 22-year-old man was charged Sunday night with attempted homicide and conspiracy to commit homicide after being caught on security footage being in possesion of a revolver and interacting with a man recently charged with attempted homicide, on the day of a recent shooting, according to court documents. William C. Emmett, of Lewistown, was reportedly seen on surveillance video from Aug. 26 inside a residence handling a revolver and talking to Dante Scott and on further footage exchanging words with another male inside a convenience store, court documents indicate.

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  • Man charged with attempted homicide

    Friday Aug 31 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    A Lewistown man was charged Thursday with attempted homicide in the first degree, after reportedly using a gun he obtained in a drug-trade with a neighbor who was charged on the same day in a separate case of burglary, theft and receiving stolen property, according to court documents. Police said Dante L. Scott, 32, traded crack cocaine to Jeffrey L. Yoder, 66, for a .32 caliber revolver that was among four handguns Yoder confessed to stealing during a burglary he committed earlier in August.

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  • Man charged with assault after attacking area resident

    Wednesday Aug 29 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    A 30-year-old man was charged Monday with three counts of assault, two counts aggravated assault and one count simple assault, after attacking a Lewistown resident with a metal pipe, according to court documents. Late Saturday night, Charles J. Williams, of Lewistown, jumped out of his vehicle in the parking lot of a local convenience store while brandishing a metal pipe, called the accuser a Williams had been interviewed by police earlier in the day as a person of interest allegedly involved in burglarizing the accuser's residence and stealing a game console.

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  • 60-year-old faces 6 criminal counts, including burglary

    Aug 24, 2018 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    A 60-year-old man was charged Friday with six criminal counts, including burglary and assault, after unlawfully entering a female accuser's home and physically assaulting her, according to court documents. Christopher A. Gahagan, of Lewistown, was reportedly in the vicinity of the accuser's residence on Thursday when the accuser was paying for a pizza delivery, according to court documents.

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  • Bail at $500K in attempted homicide case

    Aug 24, 2018 | via Lewistown Sentinel 

    The request to set bail for Bruce Fetters Jr. was granted on Thursday, by Judge Aaron Gingrich, according to court documents. Gingrich set bail at $500,000-straight, meaning the entire amount must be posted before Fetters can be released, according to https://definitions.uslegal.com.

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