Police Briefs 2/23/2013
Troy man arrested for theft of motor vehicle
Derek Baldwin, 34, of Troy was recently arrested on a warrant for the theft of a motor vehicle, police said.
Sate police said that Baldwin was operating the vehicle at 1:45 p.m. on Feb. 8 when they pulled it over along Marcy Hill Road in Monroe Township.
The vehicle belongs to a 45-year-old Troy man, according to the state police at Towanda.
Towanda woman cited with harassment
Karen Sue Hall of Towanda went to the Metadyne plant in Towanda Township and struck a 22-year-old female employee in the head with a cane, police said.
Hall, 46, has been cited with harassment as a result of this incident, which occurred at 11:03 p.m. on Feb. 13, state police at Towanda said.
Rome teen charged with making false report to police
A 17-year-old Rome boy has been charged with false reports to law enforcement authorities, police said.
The teenager had contacted the state police at Towanda on Jan. 25 and told them that a Hispanic male had tried to carjack his vehicle at gunpoint, police said.
The teenager told the police that he gave the Hispanic male his money and fled the scene, according to the state police.
Later, the teenager confessed to the police that he made up the story and had actually given his money to someone he knew, to whom he owed money, police said.
The following person was charged recently with driving while under the influence in Sullivan County:
Michael Joseph Stonier, 28, of Hunlock Creek, Pa., by the state police, on Feb. 5, on state Route 487 in Colley Township. A test revealed that the amount of alcohol in Stonier's blood was above the legal limit on the day of his arrest.