Police Briefs, 12/13/12
Dushore male charged with indecent assault
Zachariah Michael Wells, 19, of Dushore has been charged with indecent assault, corruption of minors, and terroristic threats, police said.
The charges stem from an incident that occurred at approximately 3 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the back yard area of the Overton Apartments in Dushore, state police said.
Wells was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Jennifer Vandine. He was then sent to the Montour County jail in lieu of bail.
Man charged with possession of controlled substance in Wyalusing Twp.
Jason Michael Wildman, 37, of Throop, Pa., will face charges of possession of a controlled substance and driving under the influence of a controlled substance at a preliminary hearing on Dec. 18 in Wysox District Court, authorities said.
The charges stem from a one-vehicle accident that occurred at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 15 on Route 6 in Wyalusing Township, approximately a quarter-mile west of state Route 409, police said.
State police said they found a Fentanyl patch in Wildman's vehicle at the accident scene. Wildman tested positive for Fentanyl, based on a blood test that was done on the day of his arrest, police said.
Wildman did not have a prescription for Fentanyl, police said.
Wildman's preliminary hearing, which was originally scheduled for Dec. 4 in Wysox District Court, has been postponed to Dec. 18.
Woman faces marijuana charge in Wilmot Twp.
Dottie Virginia Blood, 72, of Keene, N.H., has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence relating to an incident that occurred in Wilmot Township on Nov. 28, police said.
According to police, Blood attempted to leave the scene with marijuana hidden in her suitcase.
Blood has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton for a Dec. 18 preliminary hearing.
Marijuana charges lodged in Wilmot Township
Angela Dawn Davis, 41, of Wyalusing has recently been charged with conspiracy to grow and possess marijuana with the intent to grow and deliver marijuana, police said.
According to police, Davis has also been charged with endangering the welfare of children, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and tampering with evidence.
All charges relate to a Nov. 28 incident in Wilmot Township, police said. Davis was arraigned on Dec. 5 and bail was set at $5,000 unsecured. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18 before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton.
Rome man threatens to shoot girlfriend
John Sanford Clark Jr., 29, of Rome has been charged with terroristic threats and harassment relating to an incident that occurred in Windham Township on Dec. 8, police said.
Clark was upset with his girlfriend because of child custody issues and pointed a loaded .243 caliber lever action rifle at her, state police said.
Clark then told her he was going to shoot her, police said. Clark was arraigned on Dec. 8 and incarcerated in the Bradford County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 bail. A preliminary hearing will be held Dec. 18 before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton.
Man charged with harassment
A Sayre man was recently cited for harassment by state police at Towanda.
According to state police information, Joseph Scott Tracy, 41, grabbed a female victim by her hair and struck her head against a vehicle window several times at about 1 a.m. on Nov. 22 on West Lockhart Street in Sayre. The victim had a cut to her face and swelling, police said. Tracy then exited the vehicle while the victim returned to her residence, according to police.
Police said Tracy then went to the woman's residence and smashed glass in the back door, removed a set of keys from the residence and fled in an unknown direction.
A non-traffic citation was filed against Tracy in district court, police said.
Sayre man charged with theft
A Sayre man was recently charged with theft by unlawful taking by Athens Township police.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Damien Alan Armitage, 19, removed $100 from a cash register at the Kmart on Elmira Street in October. Armitage was an employee of the store at the time, police said.
Armitage's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 15.
Police investigating harassment incident
State police at Towanda are investigating a harassment incident involving a 4-year-old female juvenile that recently occurred in Ridgebury Township.
According to information from state police, the juvenile was assaulted Nov. 28, causing bruising to her face. State police continue to investigate, police said.