Police Briefs 3/19/2013
Computer equipment found in Franklin Twp.
Some computer equipment was found at 6:30 a.m. Sunday along Mountain Road in Franklin Township, police said.
Anyone with proof of ownership is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
Theft occurs in Monroe Twp.
Someone stole fuel oil in Monroe Township from a 32-year-old Towanda man, police said.
State police said this week that they are continuing to investigate the theft, which occurred sometime between 9 a.m. on Feb. 11 and 2 p.m. on Feb. 12.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186, or call 800-4-PA-TIPS.
"Name not required, just your information. Up to $2,000 cash reward if your information results in an arrest," the state police said in a press release that they issued about the theft.
Vehicle rolls over in Colley Twp.
Edward A. Bezdziecki, 59, of Hanover Township, Pa., was uninjured in a recent motor vehicle accident on state Route 487 in Colley Township, Sullivan County, police said.
The accident occurred at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, when Bezdziecki was driving south on Route 487, police said.
Bezdziecki lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered roadway, and it traveled off the east side of the road, went into a drainage ditch and rolled onto its driver's side, police said.
Bezdziecki was not charged with any traffic violations, state police at Laporte said.
Waverly man arrested
A Waverly man was recently arrested by village police on a charge of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person.
According to information from village police, Robert H. Mann, 39, was also charged with harassment, criminal contempt, assault on a police officer and resisting arrest.
Police said Mann was arrested following a domestic incident in which he reportedly pushed a mentally disabled relative at his residence. Mann also allegedly made several threatening phone calls to a protected party, police said.
As officers attempted to arrest Mann, he struck an officer in his face and attempted to flee police, according to police.
Mann was arraigned in Waverly village court and remanded to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of bail, police said.
Unlicensed drivers charged
Waverly village police recently charged the following people with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following traffic stops, according to information from village police:
Vanessa I. Ward, 22, of Chemung, N.Y.; Paul T. Brown, 33, of Athens; Richard N. Rivera, 46, of Athens; Chelsea M. Cole, 28, of Waverly; Kyle W. Simpson, 22, of Waverly; and Hillmont A. Talada, 35, of Barton.
Sayre man incarcerated
A Sayre man was recently incarcerated by borough police on a charge of escape.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Travis M. Ruvolo, 21, was also charged with two counts each of simple assault and aggravated assault and one count each of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
Police said Ruvolo attempted to engage in a physical altercation with a male and a female at about 1:55 a.m. March 17 in the parking lot of the Lehigh Tavern on North Lehigh Avenue. Police said Ruvolo ran away from officers after police attempted to take him into custody. Ruvolo grabbed an officer's stun gun, which resulted in the officer being stunned, police said.
Ruvolo was arraigned March 17 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. Ruvolo's preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 26.
Hospital patient charged with assault
A Towanda man was recently arrested by Sayre borough police on a charge of aggravated assault.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Robert Eugene Buckley Jr., 30, was also charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct.
Police said Buckley attempted to choke a security officer March 16 at Robert Packer Hospital, causing the officer to have scratches and red marks on his neck.
Buckley was arraigned March 16 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Buckley's preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 26.