Police Briefs 12/11/2012
Man charged with failure to appear in Bradford County Court
Daniel L. Rohde, 42, of Elmira, N.Y. has recently been charged with failure to appear in court, according to the Bradford County Detective's Office.
According to police, Rohde failed to appear for a contempt hearing scheduled on September 18 in Bradford County Court., according to the Detective's Office.
Rohde is scheduled to appear in court before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark for a preliminary hearing on December 12. Rohde was incarcerated in lieu of $25,000 bail.
Towanda man charged with burglary
Steven Michael Brown, 19, of Towanda has been charged with two counts of burglary relating to a November 27 incident in Towanda.
Police said Brown gained entrance to a tanning salon located at 2 Elizabeth Street and stole $100 in quarters.
Brown then broke into JHA Surveyors, which is adjacent to the tanning salon and stole a GE X500 digital camera, police said.
Brown, who lives on South Main Street, was also charged with two counts of Criminal Trespass, and two counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition.
Brown has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark for a preliminary hearing on January 9.
The following person was recently charged with driving under the influence in Bradford County:
Jenelle Martha Maines, 20, of Towanda, by the Towanda police, on Nov. 21 on Main Street in Towanda. Maines has also been charged with failing to stay in her lane, careless driving, and possession of alcohol by a minor. A blood test later revealed that Maines' blood alcohol content was .292 percent on the day of arrest. Maines has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Jan. 9 for a preliminary hearing.
Wysox area couple face drug charges
Deborah J. Dalton, 46, and Kenneth Paul Dalton, 49, both of Wysox RR2, have recently been charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance on Nov. 17 at the Towanda Motel in Towanda, police said.
Both have also been charged with criminal use of a communication facility, state police said.
According to police, Kenneth and Deborah Dalton both arranged for 30 Percocet pills to be sold.
They were both arraigned before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark and then incarcerated in lieu of $10,000 bail at the Bradford County jail.
Deborah and Kenneth Dalton are scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Dec. 12 for a preliminary hearing.
Ulster man faces drug, weapons charges
Shane C. Isbell, 33, of Ulster has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and illegally possessing firearms, state police said.
Isbell had been staying with his grandfather in Ulster Township, and was causing a disturbance there on Nov. 14, which prompted police to be dispatched to the scene, police said.
Upon arriving at the scene, police were notified that Isbell had already left.
According to police, they searched Isbell's bedroom and found various items relating to methamphetamine manufacturing and a sawed-off shotgun.
Isbell is currently being held on $100,000 bail at the Bradford County jail and is scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark for a preliminary hearing on Dec. 12.
Rome man charged with violation of Megan's Law
Charles Kelly Davis, 44, of Washington, Pa., was recently charged with failure to comply with the registration requirements for sexual offenders, state police said.
Several months ago, Davis moved to the Pine Cradle Lake Campground in Rome, but failed to update his new address with the state police within the required 48 hour time frame, police said.
Davis is being held in lieu of $10,000 bail at the Bradford County jail. Davis is scheduled to appear in Towanda District Court for a preliminary hearing on Dec. 12.
Woman charged after police chase in Bradford County
Heather Wilcox, 41, of Wellsboro has been charged with fleeing from police, driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, reckless endangerment, and numerous traffic related offenses relating to a high speed chase that began around 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 26 at Williams Oil Co. in Towanda, police said.
According to police, Wilcox was pulled over for a routine traffic stop when she suddenly fled the scene in her vehicle.
During the pursuit, Wilcox was driving extremely recklessly, almost striking a vehicle while driving on the wrong side of the road, police said.
The pursuit ended on Outback Lane in Smithfield Township after Wilcox tried to flee on foot and was detained, police said.
After the pursuit was over, Wilcox admitted to having took Fentanyl and Percocet prior to the pursuit, police said. Wilcox is being held on $15,000 bail at the Bradford County jail.
Wilcox' preliminary hearing in Towanda District Court, which was originally scheduled for Dec. 5, has been postponed. The new date for the hearing has not yet been set.
Waverly police charge four
Four people were recently charged by Waverly village police following investigation into a disturbance on East Chemung Street.
According to information from village police, Patrick M. Firestine, 19, of Athens, was charged with trespass and also arrested as a fugitive from justice out of district court in Sayre. Police said Josh M. Chapman, 20, of Waverly was arrested on a warrant for a previous harassment charge.
David E. Ludwig, 20, of Sayre was arrested for possession of a controlled substance not in its original container, police said. A 16-year-old female of Wysox was also cited for trespass and released to her parents, police said.
Firestine was sent to the Tioga County Jail to await further court action. Chapman, Ludwig and the juvenile were each issued tickets to appear at a later date in Village of Waverly Court.
Man charged with making threats
A Towanda man was recently arrested by state police on a charge of terroristic threats.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Derick Chad Fabyan, 25, told a nurse at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre that he wanted to stab and kill a fellow patient at a care home in which he resides. Fabyan later repeated those remarks to law enforcement, police said.
Fabyan was arraigned Dec. 7 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. Fabyan's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18.
Barton man arrested on warrant
A Barton man was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a bench warrant.
According to information from the sheriff's office, Chad M. Burgess, 23, was wanted out of Chemung County, N.Y. Burgess was turned over to New York state police in Horseheads, police said.
Woman arrested on drug charges
A Waverly woman was recently arrested by village police on a charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance.
According to information from village police, Caitlin L. Phillips, 20, was also charged with growing cannabis, unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of pills not in a prescription container.
Police said Phillips was charged following investigation into a report of possible drug activity at her residence.
Phillips was issued tickets to appear Dec. 13 in Village of Waverly court.
Police arrest Waverly man
A Waverly man was recently arrested by village police on a charge of disorderly conduct.
According to information from village police, Michael T. Yeckinevich, 23, was arrested following a Nov. 22 disturbance at a Broad Street bar. Yeckinevich was issued a ticket to appear in Village of Waverly court at a later date, police said.