Police Briefs, 1/6/14
Driver charged in Terry Twp. crash
Hugh M. North, 62, of Seminole, Okla., has been charged with driving on the wrong side of the road after a one-vehicle accident on Short Road in Terry Twp on Dec. 27.
According to police, North was traveling eastbound in a 2011 Dodge Ram when he lost control negotiating a left curve at approximately 20 mph.
Police said the road was covered in snow and ice at the time of the incident.
North's vehicle struck a tree head-on before coming to a rest, police said.
Man, child injured in Stevens Twp. crash
Craig A. Fitzgerald, 33, of New Albany has been charged with driving on roadways laned for traffic related to a Dec. 30 car crash on Wyalusing New Albany Road in Stevens Township.
According to police, Fitzgerald, who was driving a 2003 Subaru Forester, traveled off the roadway before striking a boulder and coming to a rest.
Both Fitzgerald and his 4-year-old passenger sustained minor injuries, police said, but neither were transported to a local hospital.
The Subaru sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by Shelby's Towing.
Man found with drug paraphernalia
Nicholas Buskirk, 30, has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia relating to a Dec. 26 incident on North Orwell Road in Rome Township.
Police did not release details of the incident.
Charges were filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton, police said.
The following people were recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
Daniel Paul Lenox, 51, of Old School Road, Milan, by Pennsylvania State police following an incident at 4:35 p.m. Nov. 9 on Village Green Way in Smithfield Township. He is also charged with public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
According to court papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy, Trooper Robert D. Richter spoke to a witness who said that he saw Lenox arrive, by his vehicle, at the scene of a building fire. The trooper said Lenox's speech was slurred, his eyes bloodshot and glassy, and there was the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his breath and person. Police said Lenox's blood-alcohol content was .223 percent. Lenox faces a preliminary hearing before Wilcox at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 8.
George Daniel Dickson, 69, of Summit Lane, Grover, by Pennsylvania State Police following a one-vehicle crash Sept. 28 on Route 14 near Grover Road in Canton Township, in which the vehicle was down a large embankment.
According to court papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy, Dickson, the driver, was also charged with a lane violation, careless driving, and not wearing a seat belt.
Police said his blood-alcohol content was .181 percent. He faces a preliminary hearing before Wilcox at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 8.
Kyle Wayne Tice, 22, of High Street, Troy, by Troy police following an incident Nov. 6 on High Street in Troy Borough.
According to court papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy, Tice was also charged with driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked and a violation of "registration and certificate of title required."
According to an affidavit, Tice told police he and his girlfriend were at a bar and they became involved in an argument. The girlfriend told police they left the bar and went to the Dandy, Tice went in to get cigarettes and then they left for home, with Tice driving. Police said Tice's blood-alcohol content was .137 percent. Tice told police that he had two or three shots and three beers.
He faces a preliminary hearing before Wilcox Jan. 15.