DUI charges

The following people were recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:

Howard R. Brown IV, 21, of Sayre, by Sayre borough police, on July 7, on Spring Street in Sayre. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Brown's blood alcohol content was .21 percent on the day of his arrest. Brown has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Sept. 18 for a preliminary hearing.

Janelle Mary Johnson, 25, of Athens, by Sayre borough police, on July 6, on North Lehigh Avenue in Sayre. Johnson has also been charged with failure to stop at an accident involving damage to unattended property. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Johnson's blood alcohol content was .21 percent on the day of her arrest. Johnson has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Sept. 18 for a preliminary hearing.

Marcus John Cole, 41, of Nichols, N.Y., by state police, on June 23, on Route 220 in Athens Township. Cole was also charged with speeding. Cole refused to submit to a blood test to determine his blood alcohol content. Cole has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Sept. 25 for a preliminary hearing.

Possession of drug paraphernalia

A Waverly woman was recently arrested by Sayre borough police on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Malinda Sue Myers, 25, was arrested following a traffic stop Aug. 4 in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn on Elmira Street in South Waverly.

Myers' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 18.

Man arrested for trespassing

Sayre borough police recently arrested a man on a charge of criminal trespass.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Matthew P. Vanfleet, address unknown, was also charged with disorderly conduct.

Police said Vanfleet returned to a North Wilbur Avenue property after officers advised him not to. Police said Vanfleet made threats toward family members and police officers after being taken into custody.

Vanfleet was arraigned Aug. 4 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Vanfleet's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 14.

Man arrested on warrant

A Lockwood, N.Y. man was recently arrested by Waverly village police on a warrant.

According to information from village police, Aaron M. Tunnicliff, 22, was arrested on a warrant charging him with one count of felony robbery and two counts of harassment. Tunnicliff was being detained at the Bradford County Jail, police said.

Police said Tunnicliff shoved two female victims during the March incident at a village residence, forcibly removing $60 in cash from a victim's purse.

Tunnicliff was arraigned in Village of Waverly Court and remanded to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail.

Waverly man accused of sexual assault

A Waverly man was recently arrested by village police on a charge of committing a criminal sex act by forcible compulsion.

According to information from village police, Brett S. Smith, 40, was also charged with forcible touching, menacing with a weapon and unlawful imprisonment.

Police said Smith is accused of forcibly sexually abusing an adult female victim Aug. 4. Smith is alleged to have displayed a knife during the incident, police said.

Smith was arraigned in Village of Waverly Court and remanded to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of $50,000.

Troy woman charged with theft

A Troy woman was recently charged with theft by unlawful taking by Athens Township police.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Marcella Goldie Moretz, 44, was also charged with theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered.

Police said Moretz found an envelope containing $404.45 in cash and a cell phone at the Walmart on Elmira Street Aug. 6 after its owner reported it missing. Moretz returned the cell phone to the store's service desk, but not the cash, police said. Police said they later found the envelope containing cash in Moretz's purse.

Moretz's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 18.