Door frame broken

State police at Towanda said that someone caused approximately $300 worth of damage to a barn sometime between Oct. 6 and Oct. 12 on Covered Bridge Road in Burlington Township.

Police said nothing was stolen or vandalized inside the barn, but the wooden door frame was broken. The barn is owned by a 53-year-old Elkton, Md. man.

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

 

Cable stolen

State police at Towanda said that someone cut off and stole a 25-foot rubber-coated copper cable used for grounding trucks at a Talisman Energy gas well sometime between Sept. 23-24 off Route 14 in Troy Township.

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

 

People injured

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 19 on Route 6 in West Burlington Township, said state police at Towanda.

Police said drivers involved in the crash were Eric W. Slocum, 38, of Corning, N.Y., who wasn't injured, and Jeremy D. Freeland, 30, of Binghamton, N.Y., who had an injury of unknown severity, and whose passenger, Maria R. Snyder, 23, of Owego, N.Y., had an injury of unknown severity.

According to police, Slocum was traveling west around 55 mph while negotiating a right hand curve of the road, which was wet prior to the crash occurring. His vehicle then struck the rear of Freeland's vehicle, which was stopped in the westbound travel lane trying to turn left onto Bronson Road. The vehicles came to rest facing west on the northern berm of Route 6. Slocum was charged with "driving too fast for conditions," police said.

 

Forgery reported

State police at Towanda said someone used the name of an 83-year-old Columbia Cross Roads woman to withdraw money from annuities, and then never gave the money to the victim.

Police said the incident took place sometime between 9 a.m. April 24, 2003 and 9 a.m. Jan. 22, 2004 in Springfield Township.

 

Sexual assault investigated

State police at Towanda said they are investigating a report of a minor engaging in sexual intercourse with an adult sometime between March 1 and April 1 in Canton.

Police said the victim is a 15-year-old female.

 

Cable, hose stolen

State police at Towanda said that 25 feet of rubber-coated copper cable and a metal spring clamp were stolen from a Talisman Energy USA Inc. well pad sometime between 12:01 a.m. Sept. 23 and 12 midnight Sept. 24 on Fairview Road in Columbia Township.

An investigation is continuing.

 

Fraud and forgery reported

State police at Towanda said a woman handed a drive-through teller at the Citizens and Northern Bank in Troy a withdraw slip with the name and account number of a 19-year-old West Burlington man at 12:59 p.m. Oct. 18.

Police said teller gave the woman, who was driving a white Ford F-150 with a pink decal, the money.

Anyone with information on the woman or vehicle is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.

 

Fencing damaged

State police at Towanda said someone damaged electric wire fencing and insulators owned by a 60-year-old Phillipsburg, N.J. man sometime between Oct. 13-15 on Hickory Road in Wells Township.

An investigation is continuing.

People injured in crash

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle accident at 4:33 p.m. Oct. 16 on Parsons Hill Road in Canton Township, said state police at Towanda.

According to police, the driver, Duane L. Taylor, 76, of Canton, had a minor injury, and his passenger, Janneita M. Taylor, 72, of Canton, had a moderate injury.

Police said he was traveling south and negotiating a left hand curve, and the sun created a blinding glare on the windshield. He was unable to see the road and the vehicle left the roadway and went into the western berm, flipped onto its passenger side, and came to rest in that position. Police said his passenger had her right arm pinned under the vehicle. Police said both were taken to the hospital for further medical evaluation.

 

No one injured

State police at Towanda said Jason L. Townsend, 31, of Nichols, N.Y. wasn't injured in a one-vehicle accident at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 18 on Battle Creek Road in Windham Township.

Police said Townsend was traveling north and for an unknown reason, he lost control of his Ford F-150, which went onto the northbound berm and into a ditch and then across the road and onto the southbound berm, striking a small tree, where it caught on fire. It came to rest facing north on the southbound berm.

Police said Townsend was charged with a violation of "driving on right side of roadway."

 

Man charged

State police at Towanda said that charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property were filed at District Court 42-3-04 against Dylan Olmstead, 19, of Rome, who is accused in a theft.

In the incident, a blue brush hog and a wooden trailer were taken from the property of a 62-year-old Athens man sometime between April 12-13 in Windham Township, police said.

 

Burglary reported

A 72-year-old Bowmanstown, Pa. man told state police at Towanda that his hunting cabin on Babcock Hill Road in Warren Township was burglarized sometime between Sept. 30 and Oct. 10.

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

 

Fraud committed

State police at Towanda said that Justin Buckley, 25, of Newfield, N.Y. used the credit card of a 59-year-old Pine City, N.Y. woman to buy gas at the Millerton Dandy Mini Mart at 9:26 a.m. Oct. 19 in Wells Township.