Police Briefs 10/19/2013
Towanda Twp. man charged with terroristic threats
John Thomas Parker Jr., 31, of Towanda Township has been charged with terroristic threats and harassment, police said.
The charges stem from an Oct. 2 incident which began when he and wife, Nicole Erin Parker, got into an argument at their home on U.S. Route 220, police said.
Nicole Parker told police that her husband then told her that she had one hour to get out of their house or he would kill her, according to the state police.
Nicole Parker told police that as she was trying to leave the residence, her husband grabbed her by the throat and put an open pair of scissors up to her neck, according to the state police.
According to Nicole Parker's account, she then got loose and ran out of the house with her son, police said.
John Parker has been sent a summons ordering him to appear before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Nov. 13.
Sign stolen in Monroe Twp.
State police said they are tying to determine who stole a private road sign from in front of a driveway in Monroe Township.
The property is owned by Henry Regn of New Albany, and the sign says "Andy's Way," police said.
The theft occurred sometime between 5 p.m. on Oct. 12 and 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 13, police said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
The following person was recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
Rudy Jose Rodriguez, 34, of Shenandoah, Iowa, by the state police, on Oct. 13, on U.S. Route 6 in Wysox Township. Police determined that Rodriguez was intoxicated at the time.