Police Briefs 3/12/2013
Three charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in Monroe Twp.
Three individuals were recently were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after law enforcement officers executed a search warrant on a residence on Marcy Hill Road in Monroe Township, police said.
Charged with possession of drug paraphernalia were Nova Jo Wright, 26, of Sayre; Heather Mae Lines, 32, whose last known address is in Waverly, N.Y.; and Lauren Marie Parks, 19, whose last known address is in Troy, police said.
Lines, Parks and Wright had all been living in the residence where the search warrant was executed at the time the warrant was executed, police said.
The search warrant was executed at 2:20 p.m. on Sept. 26, police said.
Lines, Parks and Wright have been sent summonses which order them to appear before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on April 3 for a preliminary hearing.
Towanda female charged with terroristic threats
Karley Ann Johnson, 19, of Towanda has been charged with terroristic threats, harassment, and disorderly conduct, police said.
Crystal Kaye-Starr Hughes told police that Johnson had threatened to kill her numerous times, police said.
The alleged threats occurred in the afternoon of Jan. 28 in a residence on South Main Street in Towanda Township, according to the state police at Towanda.
Hughes also told police that Johnson had struck her in the face during the incident, police said.
Johnson has been sent a summons which orders her to appear for a preliminary hearing before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on April 3.
The following person was recently charged with driving under the influence in Bradford County:
Mark Wayne Bowen, 31, of Towanda, by the state police, on Feb. 10, in the parking lot of Colonial Plaza in North Towanda Township. Bowen was also charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, and several violations of the motor vehicle code. A blood test revealed that Bowen's blood alcohol content on the day of his arrest was .189 percent.
Woman charged with harassment
A Forksville woman was recently charged with harassment by state police at Laporte.
According to state police information, the 43-year-old woman, who police did not name, struck a 19-year-old female in the face twice at about 9 p.m. March 9 at a location in Forksville Borough.
State police investigating theft
State police at Laporte continue to investigate the theft of a gift card from a Colley Township location.
According to information from state police, an unknown actor removed a Walmart gift card from the Red Rock Job Corps on Route 487 sometime between Dec. 18, 2012 and Jan. 4. A staff member reported that the $1,000 gift card was discovered missing and unaccounted for during an inventory record search, police said.
The organization uses gift cards for students' educational needs and other student support needs, police said. Investigation revealed that the gift card may have been used at multiple surrounding Walmart stores, according to police.
Man incarcerated for disorderly conduct
A Waverly man was recently incarcerated by Sayre borough police on a charge of disorderly conduct.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Nathan James Martz, 22, was also charged with public drunkenness, defiant trespassing and criminal mischief.
Police said Martz refused to leave the Best Western Grand Victorian Inn on Spring Street after being asked by hotel staff and repeatedly yelled obscenities in the hotel's lobby. Once at the borough police department, Martz repeatedly kicked the door to the holding room and spit at and attempted to bite an officer, police said.
Martz was arraigned March 10 by Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail. Martz's preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 19.
Athens man arrested
An Athens man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of criminal trespass.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Benjamin A. Hiley, 34, was also charged with disorderly conduct, criminal mischief, public drunkenness and defiant trespassing.
Police said Hiley kicked in a door of a Locust Street residence March 10, causing the door jamb to break. Police said Hiley was told to leave the residence by its tenant prior to kicking in the door.
Hiley was arraigned March 10 by Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $65,000 bail. Hiley's preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 19.
Towanda man charged
A Towanda man was recently charged with failure to stop at an accident by Sayre borough police.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Charles B. Raupers, 22, was also charged with failure to give information and render aid, reckless driving and careless driving.
Police said Raupers, operating a green Subaru station wagon, struck a white 2002 Subaru Legacy operated by a female driver at about 9:45 p.m. March 8 on North Keystone Avenue at the banana curve. Raupers had been previously arrested that day for driving under the influence in Athens Township and told Sayre police he had no recollection of striking a vehicle in Sayre, police said.
Raupers' preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 9.
State police are investigating a report of indecent assault on a 5-year-old male by an unknown actor. According to police, the victim was allegedly touched inappropriately in Rome borough.
Burglary in Rome
A 56-year-old male reported a burglary on the 2700 block of Lake Rd. in Rome Township which occurred between Jan. 14 and March 2.
According to police, an unknown person broke into the main door of a residence and removed several items inside. The actor then forced entry to gain access to a detached garage and barn removing more items.
Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186 and reference incident number P05-0751601.