2017-05-12 / Police Briefs

Police Briefs, May 12, 2017

Car strikes bridge

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a one vehicle accident that occurred at 9:19 p.m. on May 4 on Barrett Hill Road in Troy Township.

Police state that an unknown person and vehicle struck the concrete wall of a bridge. The vehicle continued after striking the bridge in an unknown direction.

Two cited for harassment

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda cited Mitch Patel, 22 and Ashwin Patel, 49, both of Towanda, with harassment following a verbal argument which turned physical with a third person that occurred at 8 p.m. on May 7 at a residence on James Street in Sheshequin Township.

Man breaks windshield with fist

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a criminal mischief that occurred at 2 p.m. on May 4 at a residence on State Route 220 in Monroeton Township.

According to police, an argument occurred between David S. Parker Jr. and the victim when Parker became upset after being told he could not use the victim’s vehicle anymore. Parker then allegedly punched the windshield causing it to break then fled on foot. Approximately $250 of damage was done. Charges have been filed with District Court 42-3-03.

Assault reported in Towanda

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported an assault that occurred at 6:51 p.m. on April 16 at a residence on Main Street in Towanda Township.

Police state that following the assault the victim required medical attention. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda.

Sayre man charged with tampering with evidence

Sayre Borough Police have charged Jeremy Michael Doane, 27, of Sayre with misdemeanors tampering with physical evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia and intentional possession of a controlled substance following an incident that occurred at 1 p.m. on May 5 at a residence on North Thomas Avenue in Sayre Borough.

According to police, they received information from a confidential informant that there was heroin, methamphetamine and hypodermic needles inside a North Thomas Avenue residence. A search of the residence resulted in the finding of several pieces of drug paraphernalia, suspected marijuana and numerous baggies with heroin residue. Doane was located in the master bedroom of the residence. In the bedroom police found a spoon, needle and heroin where Doane stated that he was getting ready to shoot it into his arm.

He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton and was sent to the Bradford County Correctional Facility in lieu of $20,000 bail, court documents show.

Ulster man charged with retail theft

Athens Township Police charged Marcus Jeramie Frisbie, 34, of Ulster with retail theft, intentional possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following an incident that occurred at 7:12 p.m. on May 6 at Tops Supermarket on Elmira Street in Athens Township.

Police state that Frisbie removed a bottle of children’s Tylenol from the store. While being searched by police, a bottle containing 10 Acetaminophen and Oxycodone Hydrochloride pills and a straw containing a white powder substance was found on his person.

Frisbie was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton and was remanded to the Bradford County Correctional Facility in lieu of $25,000 bail. He is slated to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on May 16 for his preliminary hearing, court documents show.

Sayre man charged with retail theft

Athens Township Police have charged Daniel Stephen Rumsey, 18, of Sayre with retail theft, disorderly conduct and two counts of corruption of minors following an incident that occurred at 5:01 p.m. on April 25 at Olympia Sporting Goods on Elmira Street in Athens Township.

According to police, Rumsey allowed a 13-year-old and a 7-year-old to select items they wanted and Rumsey would conceal them in a purse one of the juveniles had. The items removed from the store were two hats valued at $30 each, two pairs of flip-flops valued at $35 each and a $20 pack of socks. The total value of the items stolen was $149.99.

Rumsey is slated to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on June 6 for his preliminary hearing, court documents show.

Horseheads, N.Y. man charged with making terroristic threats

Sayre Borough Police charged Quentin E. Landon, 40, of Horseheads, N.Y. with making terroristic threats with intent to terrorize others following an incident that occurred at 9:14 a.m. on May 6 at a residence on South Wilbur Avenue in Sayre Borough.

Police state that they were contacted by the victim who stated she received threats via text message and over the phone from Landon telling her he was going to kill her by shooting her.

Landon is scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on June 13 for his preliminary hearing, court documents show.

DUI charge

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda charged James Patrick Homan, 26, of Elmira, N.Y. with three counts of driving under the influence, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop that was initiated at 1:47 p.m. on April 6 on State Route 220 in Athens Township.

According to police, a traffic stop was initiated on Homan’s car due to him traveling 20 MPH over the speed limit and having heavy sun-screening on his side windows. Upon making contact with Homan, police could detect a strong odor of fresh marijuana emitting from within the vehicle. Police also stated that the odor of burnt marijuana was emitting from Homan’s person. Homan then performed a series of standardized field sobriety tests in which he showed signs of impairment. Found within the vehicle was a small amount of fresh marijuana and a glass smoking pipe with marijuana residue. A chemical test of his blood was performed at the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital as his blood contained 11-Hydroxy Delta-9 THC, Delta-9 Carboxy THC and Delta-9 THC.

Homan is scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on June 16 for his preliminary hearing, court documents show.

Wyalusing woman provides false information to law enforcement

Bradford County Sheriff’s Office charged Jessica Lee Spencer, 28, of Wyalusing with providing false information to law enforcement following an incident that occurred at 6:45 p.m. on May 2 at a residence on Route 706 in Wyalusing Township.

According to the sheriff’s office, Jessica told them multiple times that Albert Spencer was not within the residence. Bradford County Sheriff’s Office had an active bench warrant for Albert. A search of the residence resulted in the finding of Albert in the shower of the bathroom of the residence.

Jessica is slated to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on June 13 for her preliminary hearing, according to court documents.

LeRaysville woman charged with DUI

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda have charged Kay E. Lane, 65, of LeRaysville with two counts of driving under the influence following an incident that occurred at 8:45 p.m. on April 26 on Anderson Road.

Police state that they were dispatched for a report of a driver stopping in the middle of the roadway and acting erratically. Upon making contact with the operator, later identified as Lane, police could detect the odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from her person. Found within the vehicle was a three-fourths full bottle of Vodka on the front passenger seat floor and an open can of Pepsi in the dash cup holder. Police put the can of Pepsi to their noses and could smell an odor of alcohol. A blood draw was performed at the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital where her blood alcohol content was determined to be .262-percent. Her blood also contained 1.0 ng/ml of Delta-9 THC.

She is slated to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on June 16 for her preliminary hearing, court documents show.

Vehicle stolen in Leroy Township

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported the theft of a vehicle that occurred at 7:26 p.m. on May 2 at a residence on Clark Road in Leroy Township.

Police state that Dana Rockwell, 28, of Granville Summit used the victim’s vehicle and has refused to return it back to the owner. Anyone with information about this incident can contact Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.

Canton woman charged with possession of drugs

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda have charged Rosemarie Grogan, 44, of Canton with possession of drugs and disorderly conduct following an incident that occurred at 8:22 p.m. on May 2 at Tops Market in Troy Township.

Police state that Grogan was in possession of a banned substance and caused a disturbance inside the Tops Market. Charges are being filed through district court 42-3-01.

One vehicle accident reported in Ulster Township

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a one vehicle accident that occurred at 8:35 p.m. on May 5 on State Route 220 in Ulster Township.

According to police, Tyler A. Belles, 25, of Athens was negotiating a left hand curve in the roadway when he lost control of his vehicle and left the roadway where he struck a fixed object. He suffered suspected minor injuries and was transported to the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital for evaluation. Belles is being charged with driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Tools stolen in Windham Township

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda reported a burglary that occurred at 5 a.m. on May 10 at a residence on Peck Hill Road in Windham Township.

Police state that two suspects made entry into the victim’s wood shop and removed a large amount of tools. The suspects then were scared off while attempting to make entry into the residence when one of the victims shut a door. The suspects fled north on State Route 187 in a passenger car with three horizontal tail lights on each side of the vehicle. Many of the tools were specific to woodworking and may be brand name Grizzly. Anyone with information is requested to contact Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.

Inmate charged as being fugitive from justice

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda have charged Bradford County Correctional Facility inmate Jeremy M. Doane, 27, as being a fugitive from justice after a warrant was issued for his arrest from the Tioga County New York Probation Department.

Inmate charged with arrest prior to requisition

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda charged Bradford County Correctional Facility inmate Adam J. Gladfelter, 35, with arrest prior to requisition after it was reported that he had an active arrest warrant from Tioga County, N.Y. He was arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Jonathon Wilcox of District Court 42-3-01.

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