Police Briefs 12/29/2013
Man charged with scattering rubbish
John Robert Palfreyman Jr., 34, of Sayre has been charged by state police with scattering rubbish relating to a Nov. 18 incident at Milan Hurst Farms in Ulster Township.
According to police, Palfreyman disposed of six tires and a business sign on a privately owned cornfield.
Palfreyman has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Feb. 5 at 10 a.m. for a preliminary hearing.
Woman harasses family
Theresa Marie Crockett, 53, of Forkston Township has been charged by state police with harassment relating to incidents occurring between Nov. 18 and Dec. 9 on Warner Hill Road in Sheshequin Township.
According to police, Crockett harassed a family member by sending unwanted text messages after being told to stop.
Crockett has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. for a preliminary hearing.
Bar caught serving to minor
The Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement has issued a citation to Doc's Irish Inn in Canton for furnishing alcohol to a minor on Oct. 19.
According to a press release from the BLCE, the case will be brought before an Administrative Law Judge who has authority to impose penalties ranging from $50 to $1000 for minor offenses or up to $5,000 for serious offenses.
The establishment's liquor license will also be under review and could potentially be suspended or revoked, the release stated.
International lottery scam
The Bradford County District Attorney's Office is warning the public of an "international lottery scam" that has made its way into the county.
According to a press release, a Canton Borough resident reported receiving a letter in the mail claiming the resident was entered into an international lottery and had won a sum in excess of $3,000.
The release states that scams such as these can be used in an attempt to steal a victim's identity.
It also notes that international lotteries are a violation of federal law.