Police Briefs 4/24/2013
Wyalusing area man charged with unauthorized use of a car
John Edward Myers, 29, of Wyalusing RR 3 is accused of taking a car that belongs to a Carol Howard, without her permission, police said.
Myers was charged with unauthorized use of an automobile as a result of this incident, which occurred on April 17 in Towanda Borough, Towanda police said.
Towanda woman charged with possession of controlled substance
Summer Ann Benjamin, 31, of Towanda has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
The charges stem from a Nov. 6 incident in which Benjamin was found to be in possession of a spoon with a white residue, police said. The residue tested positive for bath salts, state police at Towanda said.
The incident occurred at the intersection of state Route 414 and Brocktown Road in Monroe Township, police said.
Benjamin must face the charges at a preliminary hearing on May 15 in Towanda District Court.
Theft of a red Wells Cargo trailer
State police are reporting the theft of a red Wells Cargo pull behind trailer which was loaded with tools and electrical materials belonging to Epler Professional Services based out of New Albany.
According to police, the theft occurred at a private residence off of State Route 187 in Terry Township between April 16 at 4:15 p.m. and April 17 at 7:45 a.m..
Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police at (570) 265-2186.
The following people were recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
- Onyhka A. Hughson, 25, of Towanda, by the Towanda police, on April 6, on York Avenue in Towanda Borough. Hughson exhibited signs of alcohol intoxication.
- David Allen Walter, 26, of Athens, by the Towanda police, on April 14, on Second Street in Towanda Borough. A blood test revealed that Walter's blood alcohol content was .238 percent on the day of his arrest.
- John Thomas Parker, 55, of Towanda, by the state police, on Nov. 6, at the intersection of state Route 414 and Brocktown Road in Monroe Township. A blood test revealed that Parker's blood contained 24 ng/ml of Delta-9 Carboxy THC on the day of his arrest. Parker, who lives on Center Street, has been sent a summons which orders him to appear before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on May 15.