Police Briefs 7/29/2013
Waverly man charged
Waverly village police recently arrested a Waverly man on a charge of endangering the welfare of a child.
According to the Waverly Police Department, Frank Anthony Blair Jr., 22, was also charged with resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration.
Police said Blair was arrested July 26 following a report of an intoxicated person causing a disturbance at a Center Street residence.
Blair was arraigned in Waverly village court and remanded to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail, police said.
The Sayre Police Department assisted Waverly police at the scene, police said.
Man charged after fleeing police
Athens Township police recently charged a Sayre man with possession of a small amount of marijuana following a July 9 incident in which he attempted to flee police in Athens Township and South Waverly.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, William Hamilton, 32, was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, reckless driving, careless driving, fleeing or attempting to elude an officer and driving with a suspended license.
Police said officers began pursuing Hamilton after he was reported to be an aggressive driver in a road rage incident on Elmira Street. Police found a green Jeep operated by Hamilton traveling north on Elmira Street and attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but the Jeep picked up speed, police said.
Police followed the Jeep on Pleasant and Fulton streets in South Waverly and found the vehicle parked at a 45-degree angle in the southbound lane of Fulton Street, police said. The driver fled on foot, police said.
Police later found Hamilton at his Court Street residence after receiving a tip that the Jeep was often parked there, police said.
Police found a glass pipe, a bag of purported marijuana and a small jar of hash in the Jeep, police said. After receiving permission from the Jeep's owner to search the vehicle, police found no further contraband, police said.
Hamilton's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 26.
The following people were recently arrested for driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
Brandon George Seeley, 25, of Sayre, by state police, on July 4, on Aumick Road in Litchfield Township. Seeley has also been charged with careless driving. A blood test revealed that Seeley's blood alcohol content was .20 percent on the day of his arrest. Seeley has been sent a summons to appear Aug. 19 before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton for a preliminary hearing.
Taylor Phillip Bayait, 29, of Waverly, by Athens Township police, on July 13, on Elmira Street in Athens Township. Bayait has also been charged with failure to stop at a stop sign. A blood test revealed that Bayait's blood alcohol content was .13 percent on the day of his arrest. Bayait has been sent a summons to appear Aug. 26 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw for a preliminary hearing.
Timothy J. Cronin Jr., 47, of Sayre, by Sayre Borough police, on July 23, on Cayuta Street in Sayre. Cronin has also been charged with careless driving. A blood test revealed that Cronin's blood alcohol content was .14 percent on the day of his arrest. Cronin has been sent a summons to appear Aug. 26 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw for a preliminary hearing.
The following person was recently arrested for driving while under the influence in Tioga County, N.Y.:
Cynthia L. Detrick, 50, of Sayre, by Waverly village police, on July 26, on Chemung Street in Waverly. Detrick was also cited for aggravated driving while intoxicated and failing to keep right on the roadway. Detrick was released to appear Aug. 5 in Waverly village court.