Police Briefs 10/2/2012
Attempted burglary occurs in Troy
An attempted burglary occurred over the weekend off Ballard Street in Troy at the Martha Lloyd campus, Troy police said.
Troy police are continuing to investigate the incident, which occurred Saturday evening, Troy Police Chief Jarvis Burlingame said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Troy police at (570) 297-2423.
Criminal mischief occurs in Warren Twp.
State police said they are trying to determine who damaged two sign posts along Arbor Glade Road in Warren Township.
This criminal mischief occurred between 11:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. on Aug. 26, state police said in a press release that they issued on Monday.
The individual or individuals who caused this criminal mischief were driving an older model blue, two-tone Dodge Dakota pickup truck, with a New York state license plate, police said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186, or 800-4-PA-TIPS.
"Name not required, just your information," the state police said in the press release. "Up to $2,000 cash reward if your information results in an arrest."
Hit-and-run crash occurs in Wyalusing
State police said they are trying to determine the identity of the motorist who struck the rear end area of a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado that was parked in the rear lot parking lot area of the Wyalusing Hotel in Wyalusing.
The motorist who struck the parked vehicle fled the scene after the accident, which occurred at 8:28 a.m. Thursday, state police at Towanda said.
Teen charged with ATV theft in Tuscarora Twp.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with stealing a 2001 Polaris Trailblazer ATV from the back yard of a 48-year-old Tuscarora Township man, police said.
The theft occurred sometime in June or July along state Route 367, state police said.
A juvenile petition has been filed through the Bradford County Probation Department against the teenager, charging him with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property, according to the state police at Towanda.
Towanda male charged with theft
Tyler McCormick, 20, of Towanda is accused of stealing $100 from a 32-year-old Towanda man's vehicle after the victim left McCormick unattended inside the vehicle, police said.
The theft occurred between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 22 at 2238 Bridge Street Hill in Towanda Township, police said.
As a result of this incident, McCormick has been charged with theft from a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property, state police at Towanda said.
Teen accused of theft in Franklin Twp.
Dakota Dean Hinckley, whose last known address is in Monroeton, is accused of stealing a Nook e-book reader from the apartment of Ashley Lynn Vanderpool in Franklin Township.
Hinckley did not have Vanderpool's permission to enter her apartment, police said.
This incident occurred at approximately 2:20 p.m. on Sept. 9 along state Route 414, police said.
As a result of this incident, the 18-year-old Hinckley has been charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking or disposition, and receiving stolen property, according to the state police at Towanda.
Hinckley waived his preliminary hearing, which was scheduled for Sept. 19 in Wysox District Court.
Therefore, Hinckley's case has been transferred to the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, where he is scheduled to be arraigned on Oct. 18.
Towanda woman faces drug charges
Carole A. Wereski, 51, of Towanda is accused of providing bath salts to a female under the age of 18 at Wereski's residence, police said.
During this incident, which occurred in late July or early August, the juvenile female smoked bath salts and watched Wereski inject herself with bath salts, Towanda police said.
As a result of this incident, Wereski was charged with manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, police said.
Wereski was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child and corruption of a minor, police said.
At the end of Wereski's preliminary hearing, which took place on Sept. 19, Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark ordered the case held for court.
Therefore Wereski's case has been transferred to the Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, where she is scheduled to be arraigned on Oct. 18.