Police Briefs 8/18/2013
Man charged with corruption of minors
A Georgia man was recently charged with corruption of minors by Athens Township police.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Engell Jose Salinas, 31, of Temple, Ga., is accused of making a lewd request of a 15-year-old female juvenile Aug. 7.
Salinas' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 1.
Waverly man charged
Athens Borough police recently charged a Waverly man with possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Jeremy Edward Johnson, 26, was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle used to inject bath salts during investigation into a May 22 incident at the Twin Rivers Terrace apartment complex on Spruce Street.
Man arrested for drug possession
An Athens man was recently arrested by the Bradford County Drug Task Force on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Bradley D. Stroud, 37, was also charged with delivery of a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication facility.
Police said Stroud sold bath salts to a confidential informant in May 2012.
Stroud was arraigned Aug. 13 by Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail. Stroud's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 20.
Woman cited for public drunkenness
An Athens woman was recently cited for public drunkenness by the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement.
According to a release from state police
Stolen vehicle found in Monroe Twp.
A stolen red 1990 Mazda Miata was found recently in a wooded area near Beirne Hill Road in Monroe Township, police said.
The vehicle, which belongs to Testing Services Inc., was stolen from the area of York County, Pa., police said.
The vehicle was found at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, state police said.
Anyone information about the theft is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186 or the York Area Regional Police Department at (717) 840-2951.
Monroeton woman cited for harassment
Melinda Sue Littick, 34, of Monroeton on Thursday struck a 29-year-old Wysox woman in the face during a dispute over personal property, police said.
Littick was cited for the summary offense of harassment, state police at Towanda said.
Gillett man arrested as fugitive from justice
Cory David Briggs, 28, of Gillett was recently arrested as a fugitive from justice, police said.
The arrest occurred on Thursday, when police responded to a report of squatters at a location along state Route 14 in South Creek Township, police said.
Police determined that Briggs, who was at the scene, had a warrant from Tioga County, N.Y., police said.
Police arrested Briggs on Thursday and charged him with one count of arrest prior to requisition, police said. Briggs' bail was set at $45,000, state police at Towanda said.
Criminal mischief occurs in Albany Twp.
Someone recently vandalized a 74-year-old man's mailbox on Moon Street in Albany Township, police said.
The vandalism occurred between 10 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday, state police said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
Barn burglarized in Troy Twp.
At 12:51 p.m. Friday, someone broke into a 59-year-old woman's barn and stole a gray pool pump, police said. The pump is valued at $500, police said.
The incident occurred off of U.S. Route 6 in Troy Township, one mile east of Junior's Auto Repair, state police said. Anyone with information is asked to call the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
Vandalism occurs in Sheshequin Twp.
Someone broke the windows of a 67-year-old woman's shed, which is located on West Warner Hill Road in Sheshequin Township, police said.
The vandalism occurred between Aug. 4 and Aug. 9, state police said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186 or 1-800-4-PA-TIPS.
"Your name is not required, just your information," the state police wrote in a press release that they issued about the incident. "Anonymous tips may pay up to $2,000."
Pump found in Troy Twp.
A damaged Flotec pump was found at 8:45 a.m. Thursday along the walkway of a bridge on U.S. Route 6 in Troy Township, police said.
The bridge, which is green, is located prior to Goff Road, police said.
Anyone with information about the pump is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.