Police Briefs 2/10/2013
A Waverly man was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a charge of criminal impersonation.
According to information from the sheriff's office, Robert Dawson, 39, was arrested Feb. 1 following the issuing of a warrant for his arrest out of Town of Barton court.
Dawson was arraigned in Town of Barton Court and remanded to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail or $2,000 bond. Dawson is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 5.
Waverly man arrested
A Waverly man was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a charge of criminal possession of a hypodermic needle.
According to information from the sheriff's office, Shawn M. Fenton, 33, was charged following investigation into a suspicious condition at Fenton's residence on State Route 17C. Fenton was issued a ticket to appear in Town of Barton court Feb. 12.
A Wysox woman was recently charged with retail theft by Athens Township police.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Brenda Jo Johnson, 54, and a 16-year-old juvenile female attempted to remove 11 clothing items valued at $126.82 from the Walmart on Elmira Street.
Johnson's preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 5.
Towanda man faces theft charge
David Northrup, 49, of Towanda is accused of taking items from the Tops supermarket in Wysox Township without paying for them, police said.
As a result, a theft charge has been filed against Northrup in district court, police said.
The incident occurred on Nov. 27, state police at Towanda said in a press release that they issued this week.
Theft occurs in Wysox Twp.
Someone stole $45 from a 36-year-old woman's unlocked vehicle when it was parked at the Eagle's Nest electronics business in Wysox Township, police said.
The theft occurred between 10:45 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Jan. 19, state police at Towanda said.
Man charged in fraud case
A Rochester, N.Y., man has been charged in a fraud case whose victim was a 43-year-old Monroeton man, police said.
The Monroeton resident responded to an Ebay posting for an ATV, wiring $9,300 to someone in New York state, police said. The Ebay posting was a fraudulent Ebay posting, state police said.
An arrest warrant has been issued for 30-year-old Octavian Kucera of Rochester, N.Y., who has been charged with theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception in connection with this case, police said.
The incident occurred between June 20 and June 29, state police at Towanda said.
Two men charged in gun theft
Between March 1 and Jan. 23, Caleb Lynn Vanderpool of Towanda Township stole over a dozen guns from his father, Tracy Vanderpool, police said.
Caleb Vanderpool then sold the guns to 48-year-old Angelo Johnson of Towanda, police said.
Caleb Vanderpool, 22, has been charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition, police said.
Johnson has been charged with receiving stolen property, state police at Towanda said.
Johnson told the police that he did not know the guns were stolen when he bought them, according to the state police at Towanda.
Caleb Vanderpool and Johnson were both arraigned before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Wednesday.
Caleb Vanderpool was released on non-monetary bail. Johnson was sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $2,000 bail.
Caleb Vanderpool and Johnson must attend a preliminary hearing before Judge Clark on Wednesday.
Citation issued to tavern
The Birch Creek Tavern & Restaurant in Mildred, Sullivan County, was cited on Jan. 31 for selling alcohol to visibly intoxicated people, state police said.
The incident occurred on Dec. 29, according to the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement.
Waverly man charged with disorderly conduct
A Waverly man was recently arrested by Sayre police and charged with three counts of disorderly conduct.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Joshua Max Chapman, 20, was also charged with one count each of making a false report, consumption of an alcoholic beverage by a minor and public drunkenness.
Police said Chapman yelled, screamed obscenities and kicked a vehicle Feb. 6 at the Dandy Mini Mart on North Keystone Avenue. A preliminary breath test came back positive for the presence of alcohol in Chapman's system, police said.
According to police, Chapman told officers he needed to leave because his child was home alone at a Waverly location, prompting officers to request that Waverly police respond to the residence. No child was found to be at the residence, police said.
Chapman was arraigned Feb. 7 by Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $3,000 bail. Chapman's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 12.