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Northumberland County correctional officer charged with slapping inmate

SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Investigators with the Northumberland County District Attorney's office allege that 21-year-old NCJ correctional officer Scott Schleig slapped an inmate across the face on August 31, 2020.

The inmate reported the incident shortly after but Schleig did not, according to investigators. Schleig is required to report incidents such as this according to the prison's use-of-force policy.

PSP investigating death in Northumberland County

EAST CAMERON TOWNSHIP, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania State Police Stonington are investigating a death in Northumberland County.

According to PSP Stonington, Joseph C. Collier was discovered deceased in his residence in the 200 block of Collier Road in East Cameron Township, Northumberland County on December 7th.

PSP Stonington is investigating the death and is assisted by Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley.

I-80 WB Closed in Northumberland County by Vehicle Crash

Motorists in Northumberland County are advised that Interstate 80 westbound is closed between mile 215 (Limestoneville) and mile 212 (Milton) due to a crash involving multiple vehicles.

A detour is in place using Route 254 west at Limestoneville to Route 147 north at Milton to I-80 west.

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