DUI charges

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

Scott R. Brewer, 25, of Sayre, by Sayre borough police, on Aug. 19, on South Keystone Avenue in Sayre. Brewer has also been charged with failure to stop at a stop sign and careless driving. A blood alcohol test revealed that Brewer's blood alcohol content was .21 percent on the day of his arrest. Brewer has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Nov. 13 for a preliminary hearing.

James D. Vanderpool, 77, of Rome, by Sayre borough police, on Sept. 30, on West Lockhart Street in Sayre. Vanderpool has also been charged with failure to drive on the right side of the roadway. A blood alcohol test revealed that Vanderpool's blood alcohol content was .21 percent on the day of his arrest. Vanderpool has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Nov. 13 for a preliminary hearing.

Sylvia E. Cooley, 50, of Towanda, by state police, on July 31, on Claverack Road in Wysox Township. Cooley has also been charged with failure to drive on the right side of the roadway, careless driving and failure to wear a seat belt. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Cooley's blood alcohol content was .171 percent on the day of her arrest. Cooley has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton Oct. 30 for a preliminary hearing.

Paul Edward Dudock, 22, of Meshoppen, by state police, on Feb. 17, on state route 1003 in Tuscarora Township. Dudock has also been charged with failing to activate hazard lights. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Dudock's blood alcohol content was .09 percent on the day of his arrest. Dudock has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton Nov. 13 for a preliminary hearing.

Charges filed against Sayre man

A Sayre man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of filming an sex act involving a child.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, David Dean Collins, 50, is also charged with invasion of privacy, attempted filming of a sex act involving a child, attempted invasion of privacy and possession of child pornography.

Police said Collins videotaped a 15-year-old female victim in his bathroom while she was using the shower without her knowledge.

Collins was arraigned Oct. 7 by Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Collins' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 16.

Woman charged with theft

A Slippery Rock, Pa. woman was recently charged with two counts of theft by deception by Sayre borough police.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Melissa Ann Goldman, 19, altered a food voucher in order to receive more food than intended at the Tops Friendly Markets on North Keystone Avenue. The value of the food purchased with the voucher was $149.06, police said; according to police, the original voucher had only been worth $50.

Goldman's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 13.

Two charged in fight

Two Columbia Cross Roads residents were recently charged with harassment by state police at Towanda.

According to information from state police, Cherokee Stedge, 21, and Dakota Stedge, 19, were charged following an Oct. 8 argument at a Ridgebury Road location regarding Cherokee Stedge's dog. Police filed charges against both in district court, police said.

Police investigate theft from vehicle

Pennsylvania state police at Towanda are seeking an unknown actor who removed items from a vehicle in Litchfield Township.

According to information from state police, the actor opened the unlocked door of a vehicle parked at a Cotton Hollow Road location, then removed insurance and registration paperwork from inside the vehicle. The actor then fled in an unknown direction with the stolen property, police said.

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

Three charged in Ridgebury Twp. argument

Pennsylvania state police recently charged three men with harassment following an Oct. 5 fight in Ridgebury Township.

According to information from state police at Towanda, Brian Lang, 25, of Ridgebury Township, Matthew Lang, 22, of Ridgebury Township, and James Lang, 52, of Columbia Cross Roads, were each cited for harassment in district court.

Police said the three are accused of shoving each other during an argument at a Cummings Road location.

Drug possession charge

A Binghamton woman was recently charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana by Athens Township police.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Jody L. Caforio, 48, was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said Caforio was found to be in possesion of a small baggie of marijuana and a glass smoking pipe during investigation into an incident Oct. 1 at an Elmira Street location.

Caforio's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 13.

Woman charged with corruption of minors

An Athens woman was recently charged with corruption of minors by Athens Township police.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Lora Lee Vanness, 47, engaged in sexually explicit communication with a then 14-year-old boy between April and May 2011.

Vanness' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 13.