2017-05-14 / Police Briefs

Bradford County court news, May 14, 2017

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons were recently sentenced in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Brock Stillman, 33, of Sayre, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for three months to 18 months, fines of $1,150.00; he will also lose his driver’s license for 12 months. Stillman had been sentenced to probation but failed to comply with the conditions. Probation was revoked and the case was set for resentencing, for the offenses of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a misdemeanor, and Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor, and Driving under Suspension-DUI related. Officer Thomas Zebrowski of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Stillman for the offense occurring on July 2, 2015.

Howard Johnson Jr., 31, of Sayre, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility for 22 months to 48 months, fines of $1,200.00, plus court costs, he will lose his driver’s license for six months, for the offenses of Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, a felony, and False Reports, a misdemeanor. Officer Bruce Hoffman and Officer George Nichols both of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Johnson for the offenses occurring on June 6, 2015 and April 11, 2016.

Jeremiah Gilmore, 28, of Athens, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correction Facility for two months to 12 months, and fines of $150.00, plus court costs. Gilmore had been sentenced to probation but failed to comply with the conditions. Probation was revoked and the case was set for resentencing, for the offense of Receiving Stolen Property, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Officer Bryan Bellows of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Gilmore for the offense occurring on Dec. 21, 2015.

Annette Cavalari, 44, of Sayre, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility for 14 months to 36 months, fines of $500.00, plus court costs, she will lose her driver’s license for six months, for the offense of Conspiracy to Possess Precursors for Manufacture of Methamphetamine, a felony. Officer Bruce Hoffman of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Cavalari for the offense occurring on April 24, 2016.

Michael Nass, 48, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to Probation Supervision for a term of 12 months, for the offense of Simple Assault, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Officer Ryan Edsell of the Towanda Borough Police Department arrested Nass for the offense occurring on Oct. 2, 2016.

Beth Swain, 29, Roaring Branch, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for 90 days (flat), followed by County Intermediate Punishment for 24 months; County Intermediate Punishment involves a combination of restrictions and supervision. It may include home confinement, electronic monitor, and substance abuse treatment. Violations can result in incarceration. Swain was ordered by the judge to pay fines of $1,824.00, plus court costs, restitution of $10,152.15, for the offenses of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, (second offense in 10 years), a misdemeanor of the first degree, Driving under DUI Suspension, and a Stop Sign Violation, both summary offenses. Sergeant Trey Kurtz of the Canton Borough Police Department arrested Swain for the offense occurring on May 15, 2016. Trooper Taylor of the Pennsylvania State Police also arrested Swain following investigation of an incident that occurred in Troy Township on Aug. 10, 2016.

Stefan Evans Sr., 67, Athens, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Faculty for 40 months to 96 months, fines of $1,000.00, plus court costs, for the offense of Aggravated Assault, a felony of the second degree. Trooper Christopher Higdon of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Evans following investigation of an incident that occurred in Litchfield Township.

Melvin Camp, 38, New Albany, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for five days to six months, fines of $1,000.00, plus court costs, he will also lose his driver’s license for 12 months, for the offense of Driving under the influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Trooper Anthony Caputo of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Camp following investigation of an incident that occurred in Rome Township on Feb. 7, 2016.

Ryan Hunsinger, 23, of Sayre, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correction Facility for 30 days (flat), plus court costs. Hunsinger was sentenced for the offense of Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana, a misdemeanor. Officer Nathan Ross of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Hunsinger for the offense occurring on Dec. 15, 2016.

Taurus Bartlow, 25, Athens, Pa., was sentenced to Probation Supervision for a term of 12 months, fines of $100.00, plus court costs, restitution of $140.00, for the offenses of Criminal Trespass, a felony of the second degree, and Theft by Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Sergeant Keith Stackhouse of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Bartlow for the offenses occurring on Sept. 7, 2016.

Kevin Manuel, 33, of Mildred, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correction Facility for 72 hours to six months, and fines of $1,000.00, plus court costs, for the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Trooper Jacob Burgess of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Manuel following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Borough.

Desprea Grover, 21, Ulster, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for three months to six months, plus court costs, restitution of $71.58, for the offense of Retail Theft, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Trooper Justin Levanavage of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Grover following investigation of an incident that occurred in Ulster Township.

Robert Romano, 38, New Albany, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility for 24 months to 60 months, fines of $1,100.00, for the offenses of Simple Assault, a misdemeanor of the second degree, Terroristic Threats, a misdemeanor of the first degree, Drug Possession, a misdemeanor. Troopers Cody Scepaniak, Caroline Rayeski, William Mackiw all of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Romano following investigation of incidents that occurred in Wilmot Township.

Clarence Beaudoin IV, 43, Wyalusing, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for four months to 12 months followed by Probation Supervision for a term of 12 months, fines of $500.00, plus court costs, restitution of $7,402.00, for the offenses of Theft, as a felony of the third degree and Possession of Stolen Property, a misdemeanor of the second degree. Trooper Brandon Allis of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Beaudoin following investigation of an incident that occurred in Rome Borough.

Adam Brooks Jr., 34, Rome, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for 90 days (flat), fines of $300.00, for the offense of Harassment, a summary offense. Trooper Jeffrey Sredenschek of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Brooks following investigation of an incident that occurred in Orwell Township.

Walter Donovan, 55, Towanda, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for 60 days (flat), fines of $500.00, plus court costs, for the offense of Driving while DUI Suspended, a summary offense. Trooper Jacob Burgess of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Donovan following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda.

Justin Schlosser, 24, Sayre, Pa., was sentenced to incarceration in the Bradford County Correctional Facility for 120 days (flat), fines of $600.00, plus court costs, for the offenses of two counts of Indirect Criminal Contempt. Officer Steven Burlingame of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Schlosser for the offenses occurring on March 16, 2017.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons recently entered guilty pleas in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Brandon Barber, 23, of Dalton, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Barber will be sentenced on May 18, 2017, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Officer Nikolai Lopatofsky of the Northeast Bradford Police Department arrested Barber for the offense in LeRaysville.

Heather Miner, 29, Waverly, NY, entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Theft by Unlawful Taking, a misdemeanor of the third degree. Miner will be sentenced on a June 22, 2017, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Officer Steven Burlingame of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Miner for the offense in Sayre Borough.

Jonathan Roberts, 31, Williamsport, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Roberts will be sentenced on a July 6, 2017, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Trooper Matthew Miller of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Roberts following investigation of an incident that occurred in Alba Borough.

Ginvanna Hunsinger, 19, Athens, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to offenses of Retail Theft, a summary offense, and Disorderly Conduct, a misdemeanor of the third degree. Hunsinger will be sentenced on June 22, 2017, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Officer Jason Serfas of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Hunsinger for the offense in Athens Township.

Timothy Davis, 42, Canton, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Davis will be sentenced on June 22, 2017 following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Trooper Taylor Smith of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Davis following investigation of an incident that occurred in Canton Township on Dec. 26, 2016.

Steven House, 32, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. House will be sentenced on June 22, 2017 following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Trooper Michael O’Boyle of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested House following investigation of an incident that occurred in Towanda Township on Nov. 26, 2016.

Brock Stillman, 33, Sayre, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, a misdemeanor. Stillman was sentenced on the same day. Officer Derek Watkins of the Sayre Borough Police Department arrested Stillman for the offense on Oct. 24, 2014.

Samantha Walters, 23, Towanda, Pa., entered a plea of guilty to the offense of Retail Theft, a misdemeanor of the first degree. Walters will be sentenced on a later date, following preparation of a presentence report by the Bradford County Probation Department. Officer John Fedorchak of the Athens Township Police Department arrested Walters for the offense in Athens Township.

Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reports that the following person (s) was recently accepted into the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) Program in the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, Towanda:

Timothy Estremera, 29, Philadelphia, Pa., charged with the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on probation Estremera will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Estremera must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel and he will lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 60 days. Officer Nathan Ross of the Sayre Borough Police Department filed the charges on Dec. 17, 2016 for the offense in Sayre Borough.

Jesse Foote, 31, Sayre, Pa., charged with the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on probation Foote will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Foote must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel and he will lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 60 days. Officer Eric Eckerd of the Athens Borough Police Department filed the charges on Jan. 7, 2017 for the offense in Athens Borough.

Scott Close, 56, Towanda, Pa., charged with the offense of Driving under the Influence of Alcohol, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on probation, Close will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Additionally, Close must perform community service with the DUI Litter Brigade and attend a Victim Impact Panel and he will lose his Pennsylvania driving privilege for 30 days. Trooper Taylor Smith of the Pennsylvania State Police arrested Close for an offense on Jan. 3, 2017 in Smithfield Township.

Marc Eberlin, 30, Sayre, Pa., charged with the offense of Theft, a felony of the second degree, was accepted into the ARD Program and placed on probation for a term of nine months. While on probation, Close will be subject to supervision by the Bradford County Probation Department which supervision will include monitoring for drug or alcohol use. Officer George Nichols of the Sayre Borough Police Department filed the charges for the offense in Sayre Borough.

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