Police Briefs 3/26/2013
Wysox man accused of selling drug
Scott Alan Yates, 47, of Wysox is accused of selling 12 Vicodin pills to another individual in the parking lot of Colonial Plaza in North Towanda Township, police said.
The incident occurred on Jan. 31, police said.
As a result of this incident, Yates has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance, Towanda police said.
Yates was arraigned on March 15 by Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark. Yates was then sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.
Yates waived his preliminary hearing, which had been scheduled for March 20 in Towanda District Court.
Yates' case has therefore been transferred to Bradford County Court of Common Pleas, where he is scheduled to be arraigned on April 18.
Burglary occurs in Cherry Twp.
A burglary recently occurred at John Joseph Farrell's apartment in Cherry Township, Sullivan County, police said.
Sometime between Thursday and Sunday, a burglar or burglars broke into the apartment and stole two SANYO flat-screen televisions, state police said.
Farrell's apartment is located in the Overton Apartments on Overton Road, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Laporte at (570) 946-4610.
Criminal mischief occurs in Cherry Twp.
One or more individuals damaged a gate at the entrance to a property on Connells Dam Road in Cherry Township, Sullivan County, police said.
The property belongs to Joseph Pehanick of Scranton, state police said.
During the incident, which occurred sometime between Jan. 1 and March 22, the individuals cut down two maple trees, apparently for firewood, police said.
Vandalism occurs in Asylum Twp.
Someone used a BB gun to vandalize a window of a residence at 20723 state Route 187 in Asylum Township, police said.
The incident occurred sometime between 9 p.m. on March 11 and noon on March 12, state police at Towanda said.
Accident occurs in N. Towanda
No one was injured in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of James Street and U.S. Route 6 in North Towanda Township, police said.
The accident occurred as 20-year-old Dustin M. Goodenow of Towanda was making a left-hand turn onto Route 6 East from James Street and Robert L. Bahr of Monroeton was driving west on Route 6, police said.
Goodenow's vehicle pulled out in front of Bahr's vehicle, police said.
The accident occurred at 7:37 a.m. on March 14, state police at Towanda said.
Goodenow was cited for "vehicles entering or crossing," police said.
The following person was recently charged with driving under the influence in Bradford County:
Kent William Reynolds, 46, of Plainfield, Conn., by the Towanda police, on March 15, on Main Street in Towanda. Reynolds was arraigned by Troy Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox and then sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Reynolds' preliminary hearing, which was scheduled to take place on March 20 in Towanda District Court, has been postponed to April 17.
Rome man charged for egging house
Codey Lee Brown, 20, of Rome has been charged by state police with disorderly conduct relating to a Feb. 27 incident on Battlecreek Road in Rome Township. According to police, Brown threw eggs at a residence.
Man shoots dog
Michael Vevetoe, 35, has been charged with recklessly endangering another person and cruelty to animals stemming from a March 23 incident on the 3100 block of Board Road in Tuscarora Township.
According to police, Vevetoe got involved in a verbal argument with a female who lived with him. The female then left the house to walk her dog. Shortly after, Vevetoe went outside and fatally shot the dog three or four times with a rifle, police said.
Arrest prior to requisition
Michael Harrington, 31, of Warren Center has been charged with arrest prior to requisition for having an active arrest warrant from Tioga County, New York. At the time charges were filled, Harrington was located at the Bradford County Correctional Facility.