Police Briefs 11/26/2012
Wysox man charged with aggravated assault
Cody Collins, 20, of Wysox is accused of causing severe injury to his three-month-old son, police said.
The victim suffered two subdural hematomas to the head and a fractured limb, police said.
The mistreatment occurred at various times between Oct. 20 and Nov. 9, state police at Towanda said.
Collins has been charged with aggravated assault in connection with these incidents, police said.
Collins was arrested on Nov. 19, arraigned and sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $10,000 bail, police said.
The victim is expected to make a full recovery, state police at Towanda said.
Theft occurs in Ridgebury Twp.
Someone entered a 23-year-old Ridgebury Township man's 2006 Kia Sorento and stole items that were inside the vehicle, police said.
The theft occurred at 8:20 a.m. Saturday while the vehicle was parked at 16850 Second St. in Ridgebury Township, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
Criminal mischief occurs in Dushore
A 53-year-old man reported that someone recently cut the master lock on his gate, located at 47 Briskey Way, Dushore, Sullivan County, police said.
This incident occurred between 11 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday, according to the state police at Laporte.
Assault occurs in Forksville
A 23-year-old male suspect and two other individuals arrived at John Wertman's residence in Forksville recently and assaulted him, police said.
Wertman, 48, was assaulted outside his residence, located on Sock View Road, police said.
The assault occurred at 2 a.m. Thursday, state police said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Laporte at (570) 946-4610.
Towanda resident accused of shoplifting
Brandon L. Ostrander, 20, of Towanda has been charged with retail theft after he shoplifted merchandise from the Kmart department store in Wysox Township, police said.
The theft occurred on Nov. 8, state police at Towanda said.
Vandalism occurs at Wyalusing Twp. construction site
A construction vehicle was damaged while it was left unattended at a construction site on Latini Road in Wyalusing Township, police said.
The vehicle's windshield was destroyed, as were its four front headlamps, state police said.
The vandalism occurred between 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 and 8 a.m. on Nov. 16, 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:
Dylan Joseph Robbins, 20, of Laceyville, by the state police, on April 25 at the intersection of state routes 706 and 409 in Wyalusing Township. The results of a blood test indicated that Robbins' blood tested positive for a stimulant called Alpha-PVP.