Two injured in motorcycle crash in Wysox Twp.

Two residents of Stamford, Conn., were injured over the weekend when their motorcycle struck another vehicle on U.S. Route 6 in Wysox Township, police said.

The accident occurred at 9:12 a.m. Saturday, when Michael D. Samsen of Stamford was driving a motorcycle west on Route 6, directly behind a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which was operated by Matthew L. Fenton of Sugar Run, police said.

Samsen believed that the Jeep was going to travel into the center turning lane to make a left-hand turn, police said. In fact, Fenton was trying to make a right-hand turn, and Samsen tried to pass the Jeep on its right side, police said.

The left front fender area of the motorcycle swiped the right front fender area of the Jeep, police said. Samsen was unable to control the motorcycle after the impact and it fell onto its left side, police said.

Samsen, 65, and his passenger, 57-year-old Donna Vella of Stamford, Conn., suffered moderate injuries, police said. Both Samsen and Vella were wearing helmets, police said.

Fenton, 34, and his three passengers were all uninjured, police said.

Samsen was cited for violating a section of the Pennsylvania motor vehicle code that is titled "Overtaking vehicle on the right," police said.

No charges or citations were filed against Fenton, police said.

Money stolen in Towanda

State police said they are trying to determine who stole approximately $200 from a 60-year-old woman in Towanda.

State police explained that the woman had lost her wallet at a business on South Main Street in Towanda.

Someone picked up the wallet and stole approximately $200 from the wallet, police said.

The incident occurred at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 4, state police said.

State police said they have no suspects in the case.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.

Theft occurs in Towanda Twp.

Someone broke into a vehicle on Sunday in Towanda Township and stole two purses that were inside the vehicle, police said.

The incident occurred at 12:40 a.m. near the intersection of Liberty Corners Road and Railroad Street, state police said.

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.

Cell phone stolen in Monroe Twp.

State police said they are trying to determine who stole a 23-year-old Monroeton man's cell phone.

The theft occurred between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday in Monroe Township, according to the state police at Towanda.

Criminal mischief occurs in Towanda

A vehicle's rear window vehicle was damaged recently by an unknown object when it was parked in the 1000 block of South Main Street in Towanda Township, police said.

The vehicle is owned by a 51-year-old woman, police said.

The incident occurred sometime between 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday, state police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.

Vehicle overturns in Laporte Twp.

A female passenger was airlifted to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville following a motor vehicle accident that occurred Friday on U.S. Route 220 in Laporte Township, police said.

The accident occurred when Barbara Andrews of Dushore, who was driving south on Route 220, turned left in front of a vehicle operated by Anna L. Hernandez of Monroeton, police said.

Hernandez' 1998 Ford Windstar struck Andrews' 2001 Kia Spectra, police said.

The Ford Windstar then sheared off a utility pole and overturned when it went down a small embankment, police said.

The 43-year-old Hernandez suffered minor injuries, police said.

Hernandez' passenger, Elissa Morehart, was transported by emergency medical helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center, police said.

Morehart was treated at Geisinger Medical Center and released, a spokesperson for the medical center said.

It was unclear, based on written information provided by the state police, whether the 82-year-old Andrews was injured.

The accident occurred at the intersection with Lark Road, state police at Laporte said.

No further information on the accident was available from the state police Monday evening.

House party gets busted in Sayre

Christopher W. Haines, 25, of Sayre was recently charged with furnishing alcohol to minors and corruption of minors relating to a July 30 incident on Pennsylvania Avenue in Sayre.

According to police, Haines hosted a party at his house where between 25 and 30 people under the age of 21 were found to have been intoxicated.

Three of the intoxicated individuals were under the age of 18, police said.

Haines has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on Oct. 15 for a preliminary hearing.

Marijuana found after traffic stop

Edward K. Lichtenfels III, 20, of Towanda has been charged with driving without a license, failure to stop at a stop sign, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia relating to a Aug. 31 incident on Riverside Drive in Athens Township.

According to police, Lichtenfels was pulled over after not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign.

During the traffic stop, it was found that Lichtenfels had marijuana and a smoking pipe in the center console of his vehicle.

Lichtenfels has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on Oct. 15 for a preliminary hearing.

Hit and run charges

William Lewis Beers, 53, of Athens has been charged with being involved in an accident that caused injury and failing to give information and render aid relating to an Aug. 14 incident on McKinney Hill Road in Athens Township.

Police said Beers failed to stop at the scene of an accident in which the driver's side mirror of his 2010 Ford F-150 struck the driver's side mirror of an oncoming vehicle, sending shards of glass into the victim's face and causing injuries.

Police later found Beers at his house, where he said he thought his mirror touched another vehicle as they passed.

Beers has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on Oct. 15 for a preliminary hearing.

Credit card theft

Amber Rachael Robertson, 20, of Ulster has been charged with theft from a motor vehicle and criminal trespass relating to a Aug. 2 incident on Chesapeake Lane in Athens Township.

According to police, Robertson allegedly stole a Donlen fuel credit card from a vehicles parked at the Chesapeake Energy complex in Athens Township.

The stolen card was then used to purchase $1,637 in goods at various stores, police said.

Robertson has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on Oct. 15 for a preliminary hearing.

DUI Charges

The following people were recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:

Allen Richard Bright, 51, of Quakertown, by Athens Township Police Department, on Sept. 2, on State Route 220 in Athens Township.

On the night of his arrest Bright had a blood alcohol content of .170 percent, police said.

Bright has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on Oct. 15 for a preliminary hearing.

Justin Michael Irons, 24, of Athens, by the Athens Borough Police Department, on Sept. 14, on Cove Street in Athens Borough.

Irons has also been charged with careless driving and failing to notify authorities of an accident.

Irons was involved in a minor accident which caused a tire to go flat on his vehicle. Irons left the scene but was brought back to the police station by his girlfriend's mother, where police found him to be intoxicated.

Irons was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Sept. 14 and remanded to the Bradford County Correctional Facility in lieu of $15,000 bail.

Irons is scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw on Sept. 24 for a preliminary hearing.