Towanda Police report on police activity in the borough

Jess C. Butler, 33, of Second Street, Towanda, was charged with the summary offenses of disorderly conduct and harassment following an incident that took place on Second Street, Towanda. Butler is accused of aiming and firing a bottle rocket at William Kovalcin. The incident took place on July 7. Officer J. Werner investigated the incident.

Kathy Smith, 53, of Towanda, has been charged with harassment following an incident that occured on July 3 on Pine Street, Towanda. Smith is accused of grabbing a purse belonging to Maureen Barrett, 72, during a verbal argument. Officer B. Bellows investigated the incident.

A juvenile male from Towanda was charged with retail theft and possession of an alcoholic beverage on June 8. The incident took place at Strickland Alley in Towanda. Officer R. Edsell investigated the incident.

Patricia A. Martinet, 36, of William Street, Towanda, has been charged with public drunkenness and harassment following an incident that took place on William Street in Towanda on July 12. Martinet is accused of striking David Jennings, 25, during an argument. Speaking with police, Martinet was found to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Officer B. Bellows investigated the incident.

Two juvenile females were each charged with disorderly conduct following an incident that took place on July 15, 2012 on Washington Street, Towanda. The juvenile females are accused of fighting with each other in a public place, requiring police to be called. Officer B. Bellows investigated the incident.

Joshua Chapman, 20, of Gillett, Jacob Hall, 18, of Rome, Caleb Bennett, 18, of Towanda and a juvenile female of Towanda have been charged with possession and consumption of an alcoholic beverage following an incident that occurred on July 18 on Second Street in Towanda. Officer D. Stringham of the Towanda Borough Police investigated the incident.

A juvenile male of Towanda has been charged with criminal mischief following an incident that occurred on July 18 on Chestnut Street in Towanda. The juvenile is accused of causing damage to a vehicle as he attempted to gain entry into it. Police were called to the area to investigate juveniles throwing eggs at vehicles. Police found a camper parked on Chestnut Street with broken eggs near the camper, however the camper wasn't damaged. A vehicle parked near the camper was damaged. Estimated damage to the vehicle was more than $700. Officer D. Lantz investigated the incident.