Police Briefs 12/12/2013
Wyalusing woman strikes person with bat
Bobbie Jean Bennett, 32, of Wyalusing has been charged with simple assault and harassment after a Dec. 6 incident on Senate Street in Wyalusing.
According to police, Bennett was involved in a domestic verbal argument during which she struck a person in the head with an aluminum bat.
Police said that she admitted to the attack during an interview.
Bennett was arraigned on Dec. 6 before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton and released on $5,000 unsecured bail.
She is scheduled to appear before Judge Wheaton on Dec. 10 at 1 p.m. for a preliminary hearing.
Woman harbors runaway juvenile
Desirae Jeanette Stroud, 20, of Wyalusing has been charged with interfering with the custody of a child and corruption of minors relating to a Nov. 30 incident on Saxe Road in Terry Township.
According to police, a male juvenile ran away from his home and sought refuge with Stroud, who lied to police about knowing his whereabouts.
The juvenile was found hiding in a closet in the same house as Stroud, after she allowed police to search the home.
Stroud has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Jan. 2 at 1 p.m. for a preliminary hearing.
Former employee steals over $8,000 from C&P Trucking LLC
Alicia Mae Pedro, 35, of Mildred has been charged with forgery and three counts of theft by unlawful taking or disposition relating to a Aug. 27 incident at C&N Bank in Wysox Township.
According to police, Pedro stole over $8,000 from C&P Trucking LLC over the course of the last year. In September, it was reported in The Daily Review that Pedro stole $2,700 from the company, but an ongoing police investigation revealed the loss of additional money.
The criminal complaint explains that Pedro stole the money by using company checks after she had been released from her job.
She has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Dec. 10 at 3:30 p.m. for a preliminary hearing.