Police Briefs 1/5/2012
The following people were recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
Ryszard Cendrowski, 63, of Wyalusing, by state police, on Dec.21, on Race Hill Road in Terry Twp. Cendrowski has also been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, failing to stay in his lane, and careless driving. Cendrowski allegedly involved in a low speed accident with another motorist on Mountain Rd. in Terry Twp., and failed to remain at the scene. The motorist whose car had been hit was able to give police the license plate number of the car that fled the scene, ultimately leadingto Cendrowski's arrest at his house, police said. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Cendrowski's blood alcohol content was .311 percent on the day of his arrest. Cendrowski has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Feb. 15 for a preliminary hearing.
Melissa Carr, 33, of Wysox, by state police, on Dec. 16, on State Route 6 in Standing Stone Twp. Carr has also been charged with failing to stay in her lane, driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed, and careless driving. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Carr's blood alcohol content was .145 percent on the day of her arrest. Carr has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Feb. 5 for a preliminary hearing.
False identification charges
Christina Scott Paris, 21, of Wyalusing has recently been charged with providing false identification to law enforcement relating to a Nov. 28 incident in Wyalusing Twp.. Paris gave a fake name to a state trooper who was investigating a crash that had occurred on State Route 187, police said. Paris and her boyfriend, who was driving at the time, both fled the scene of the accident because Paris had outstanding warrants, police said. Paris has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Feb. 12 for a preliminary hearing.
Furnishing alcohol to minors
Scott Dale Keir, 44, of Wysox has recently been charged with furnishing alcohol to minors relating to a Dec. 29 incident along State Route 187 in Rome Twp.. According to police, while investigating a disturbance, multiple intoxicated minors were found at the residence where a party was being held. Police say Keir admitted that he was aware of the situation, and even supplied some of the alcohol for the party. Keir has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Feb. 5 for a preliminary hearing.
State police at Towanda said Jason Ryan Ragan, 22, of Moose Lodge Lane, Franklin Township, was arrested and charged in District Court 42-3-03 following a "theft from motor vehicles" incident that occurred sometime between 1 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Dec. 7 on Moose Lodge Lane.
Trooper Brandon Allis reported that Ragan became involved in an argument with a 56-year-old woman and a 51-year-old man, also of Moose Lodge Lane, and Ragan became enraged and struck a door in the residence, causing damage. Allis said that Ragan was asked to leave, and he complied, but came back to the property and was seen using a tire iron to gain access to the victims' vehicle. The vehicle was damaged and Percocet pills in the vehicle were missing.
No injuries reported
State police at Towanda said no one was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 8:34 a.m. Dec. 6 on Route 414 in Leroy Township.
Trooper Brandon Allis reported that the driver was Margaret V. Allen, 37, of Canton, and she was traveling north, lost control of her Subaru Legacy, which traveled onto the western roadside and struck an embankment before traveling across both lanes of the road and striking a guardrail on the eastern side of the road. He said the vehicle traveled north, coming to final rest facing north in the southbound lane of the road.
A 50-year-old Trenton, N.J. man, who is an EMT, told state police at Towanda that someone removed some work-related items from his vehicle sometime between 5 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Dec. 4 in the 2100 block of Mountain Road in Franklin Township.
Trooper Sadowski reported that the man stated his "go" bag with various medical items was removed, along with a small knife and ax set, and about $25 in change from inside the vehicle.
It's not known if a vehicle was involved in the commission of the crime, and no description of the thief was available. Residents are strongly reminded to make sure all valuables are removed from their vehicles and the doors are locked and secure.
Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (570) 265-2186.