Police Briefs 3/20/2013
A 51-year-old female from Wyalusing reported her 1995 Red Ford Escort stolen on March 4.
The vehicle was stolen from 199 Neiley Road in Herrick Township at approximately 4:25 p.m. while the car was parked with the keys inside of it.
According to police, the vehicle was found abandoned after being crashed at the intersection of McGovern Road and Waluk Road.
Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (570) 265-2186.
A 91-year-old male had $48,000 stolen from him sometime between Aug. 29 and Jan. 21 on Spring Hill Road in Tuscarora Township.
According to police, multiple people stole the money with the intent to deprive the victim.
State police are continuing to investigate this matter.
Man charged with theft
Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda have charged Douglas Black, 46, of new Albany, with retail theft after he allegedly removed a fountain soda, a bag of cheese puffs and an ice cream cone from the Dandy Mini mart in Camptown at 6:40 p.m. on March 16 without paying for these items.
Items stolen from car
According to Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda, someone removed a black Garmin GPS unit from a 2001 Buick LeSabre as it was parked along Minnequa Main Road in Alba Borough. Anyone with information about the incident should call the PSP at (570) 265-2186.
Man violates PFA
An 18-year-old male from Gillett has been charged by Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda with violating the conditions of a protection from abuse order filed against him by a 16-year-old female from Troy stemming from an incident in Troy Township on Feb. 24.
Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda arrested Heather Shaffer, 26, of Sayre, with arrest prior to requisition at approximately 2 p.m. on March 14. Shaffer, who was arraigned and committed to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $40,000 bail, has an active warrant against her in New York State for drug charges.
Fraud in Canton Township
An Alba Mountain Road man reported to Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda that he was contacted and convinced at approximately 6 p.m. on Feb. 14 to send money electronically to a person to help locate a runaway he was chatting with online. Anyone with information about the incident should call the PSP at (570) 265-2186.
Vandalism in Smithfield Township
According to Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda, someone damaged a mailbox and the cattle gate of a property on Locust Road between 7:25 p.m. and 11:09 p.m. on March 15. Anyone with information about the incident should call the PSP at (570) 265-2186.
Medication stolen in Litchfield Township
Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda report that someone stole prescription Fentanyl patches from a residence on Lee Road on Feb. 25. According to the PSP, the victim of this theft, now deceased, was a 64-year-old cancer patient who used them to manage her pain. Anyone with information about the incident should call the PSP at (570) 265-2186.
Man charged in vehicle theft
Shawn Allen MacDougal, 36, of Troy Township, has been arrested by Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda after he allegedly stole a 2004 Ford F-350 pickup truck from a residence on McGlen Road at approximately 2 p.m. on March 12. The vehicle was later recovered at MacDougal's residence and he was taken into custody.
Accident in Springfield Township
According to Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda, Sara Paritsky of Troy was driving a 2010 Subaru Legacy southbound on Leona Road when she swerved to avoid striking a northbound vehicle. When she did, her vehicle went out of control and struck several trees before coming to a rest.
Man charged with harassment
Shane Collins, 27, of Covington, has been charged by Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda with harassment after an incident involving a 27 year old male from Troy at 4 p.m. on March 1 on Prospect Street in Troy.
Burglary reported in Wells Township
Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda report that a person or persons unknown entered a residence on Judson Hill Road between Feb. 27 and March 3 and removed four Cooper tires and an undetermined amount of cash from the residence. Anyone with information about the incident should call the PSP at (570) 265-2186.