Police Briefs 6/24/2013
The following people were recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
Graham Arden Christianson, 27, of Troy, by state police, on May 24, on Route 220 in Athens Township. Christianson has also been charged with failure to stay in lane, failure to use a turn signal, speeding and careless driving. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Christianson's blood alcohol content was .15 percent on the day of his arrest. Christianson has been sent a summons to appear July 23 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw for a preliminary hearing.
Man arrested on warrant
State police at Towanda recently arrested a Towanda man on a warrant.
According to information from state police, Bradley Allen Ostrander, no age given, was found to be wanted by U.S. Marshals after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident at about 9 a.m. June 20 on Ulster Road in Smithfield Township.
Ostrander was transported to the state police barracks at Towanda and was subsequently released to the U.S. Marshal's office in Scranton, police said.
Woman charged with assault
A Sayre woman was recently incarcerated by Sayre Borough police on a charge of simple assault.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Barbara J. Nusbaum, 43, was also charged with harassment.
Police said Nusbaum choked a male victim during a June 20 argument at a North Higgins Avenue residence.
Nusbaum was arraigned June 20 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. Nusbaum's preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 25.
Child rape charge
A Milan man was recently arrested by Sayre Borough police and charged with four counts of rape of a child.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Joshua M. Rose, 27, was also charged with four counts each of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault of a child and corruption of minors.
Police said Rose is accused of having sexual contact with a juvenile female at a location within the borough. The incidents occurred between April 2010 and March 2013, police said.
Rose was arraigned June 20 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. Rose's preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 25.
Julie Stine, 25, of Troy was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia after a marijuana pipe was discovered in her vehicle during a traffic stop, state police reported.
According to police, the incident occurred at 11:15 a.m. on June 22 on U.S. Route 220 in Towanda Township.