2017-06-15 / Police Briefs

Police Briefs, June 15, 2017

Harassment

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda have charged Gina Marie Olshan of Laceyville and a juvenile male with harassment following an incident that occurred at 5:05 p.m. on May 8 at Jackson’s Mobile Home Park in Wysox.

According to police, the juvenile male made an inappropriate remark to Olshan. Olshan then threatened to beat up a third party present at the scene.

Scattering rubbish

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda are investigating a scattering rubbish incident which occurred at 9 a.m. on May 21 at a residence on Bonin Road in Orwell Township.

Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact the state police in Towanda at (570) 265-2186.

Burglary

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda are investigating a burglary which occurred at 7 p.m. on June 10 at the 1600 block of Chapel Road in Smithfield Township.

According to police, the actor forced entry into a residence which was unoccupied at the time and removed $4,000 in cash. Firearms also appeared to be piled and ready to be removed at a later time.

Anyone with information about the crime is encouraged to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.

Scattering rubbish

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda have charged Michael Armitage, 20, of Towanda with scattering rubbish following an incident that occurred between June 9 and June 10 on Tip Top Road near Madden Road in Asylum Township.

According to police, Armitage dumped multiple bags of garbage on the victim’s property. The charges have been filed through District Court 42-3-04.

PFA violation

Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda have investigated a possible Protection From Abuse violation enacted by an unidentified male, 48, of Johnson City, N.Y., at 2:30 p.m. on March 25 against a juvenile male. The location of the incident is unknown.

DUI

The Athens Borough Police Department has charged Brian K. Smith, 45, of Apalachin, N.Y. with one count of driving under the influence following an incident that occurred at 1:47 a.m. on June 11 at the intersection of South Elmira Street and Paine Street in Athens.

According to police, Smith failed to respond to the officer’s emergency lights and siren. When he pulled over, police observed a strong odor of alcohol emanating from the vehicle. Smith’s eyes appeared to be glossy and bloodshot, and he refused to submit to the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test and chemical testing of his blood at the Robert Packard Hospital.

Smith was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox and was released on $25,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear for a hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on June 30, according to court documents.

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