DUI charges

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

Bruce Whitney Rice, 48, of Wysox, by Athens Township police, on Sept. 27, on Riverside Drive in Athens. Rice has also been charged with failure to stop at a stop sign. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Rice's blood alcohol content was .13 percent on the day of his arrest. Rice has been sent a summons to appear Nov. 19 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw for a preliminary hearing.

Jack Talada, 36, of Rome, by Athens Township police, on Sept. 29, on Riverside Drive in Athens. Talada has also been charged with failure to stop at a stop sign and operating a vehicle without a valid inspection. Talada refused to submit to a blood alcohol test to determine his blood alcohol content. Talada has been sent a summons to appear Nov. 26 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw for a preliminary hearing.

Mary Chepetz, 50, of Milan, by Athens Township police, on Sept. 28, at routes 220 and 199 in Athens. Chepetz has also been charged with failure to keep right. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Chepetz's blood alcohol content was .10 on the day of her arrest. Chepetz has been sent a summons to appear Nov. 19 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw for a preliminary hearing.

Man accused of Litchfield burglaries

A Sayre man was recently incarcerated by state police and charged with two counts of burglary.

According to information from state police at Towanda, Matthew Ryan Malorzo, 26, was also charged with criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief.

Police said Malorzo is accused of participating in two separate burglaries Sept. 29 at two Litchfield Township residences.

Malorzo was arraigned and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail. Malorzo's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 5.

Gillett man charged

A Gillett man was recently charged with failure to control alarm devices and automatic dialing devices by state police.

According to information from state police at Towanda, Richard Smarro, no age given, was cited for the summary offense after five false alarms occurred at a Green Mountain Road location within a five-month period.

Man accused of furnishing alcohol to minors

An Athens man was recently arrested by Athens Borough police on a charge of selling or furnishing alcohol to a minor.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Daniel Mountfield-Fisher, 18, was also charged with possession of alcohol by a minor.

Police said Mountfield-Fisher was found to have provided alcohol to minors following investigation into a Sept. 20 incident on West Cherry Street that resulted in one minor being hospitalized.

Mountfield-Fisher's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 19.