Police Briefs 8/7/2012
Vehicle stolen in Wysox Township
Someone stole a 2004 Polaris quad that was parked to the rear of the Rolling Acres property on U.S. Route 6 in Wysox Township, police said.
The vehicle, which belongs to a 71-year-old Wyalusing man, was stolen between June 1 and June 4, police said.
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
Pain pills stolen from Towanda facility
Fentanyl patches and pain pills have been stolen from the Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home on three separate occasions between June 18 and July 26, police said.
State police said they are continuing to investigate the thefts.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at Towanda at (570) 265-2186.
Man charged with marijuana possession in Lopez
Wallace S. Tappeh, 24, of Guyer Avenue, Philadelphia was recently arrested for possession of 4.1 ounces of marijuana at the Red Rock Job Corps Center in Lopez, police said.
The arrest occurred at 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday, state police at Laporte said.
Tappeh was sent to the Wyoming County Correctional Facility pending further court proceedings, police said.
Motorcycle stolen in Cherry Twp.
Someone recently stole a green 1993 KLX 650 Kawasaki motorcycle in Cherry Township in Sullivan County, police said.
The motorcycle, which is a dirt bike, belongs to Arthur Leahy of Cherry Township, police said.
The dirt bike was last seen at approximately 10 a.m. on July 31 in front of Leahy's residence on state Route 487, with a posted "SALE" sign in it, police said.
Someone cut the wire lock from the dirt bike before removing it from the scene, state police at Laporte said.
Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact the state police at Laporte at (570) 946-4610.
Mildred business cited for noise violation
The Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement recently issued a citation for a noise violation to the Birch Creek Tavern & Restaurant in Mildred, Sullivan County, police said.
The citation was issued because music from a loudspeaker or similar device could be heard beyond the business' property line on May 11, police said. The citation was issued on Aug. 2, police said.
The charge in the citation will be brought before an administrative law judge, who has the authority to impose penalties of $50 to $1,000 for minor offenses and up to $5,000 for more serious offenses. In addition, the judge can also impose a license suspension or revocation of the license based on the severity of the charge brought.
Dushore woman charged with endangering the welfare of a child
April Marie Shaw, 26, of Dushore was recently charged with a felony of endangering the welfare of a child and a misdemeanor of recklessly endangering another person, police said.
The charges stem from an incident in which Shaw drove away on a motorcycle with a boyfriend, leaving her four-year-old daughter inside her apartment alone and without supervision, police said.
The child soon left the house, without clothing and crying hysterically for her mother, police said. The child was discovered near a roadway by a concerned neighbor, police said.
Shaw returned to her residence over an hour later, police said.
Shaw was then arrested following the incident, which began at 8 p.m. on July 22, police said. Shaw was then arraigned by a district magistrate.
Shaw was then sent to the Wyoming County Correctional Facility in Tunkhannock in lieu of $15,000 bail, police said.
Teens charged following incident at N. Towanda vo-tech school
Charges were recently filed against two 17-year-old males for an incident that occurred on Jan. 23 at the Northern Tier Career Center in North Towanda Township, police said.
One of the males was found to be in possession of a pocket knife, drug paraphernalia, and suspected synthetic marijuana on school property, police said. He was charged with possession of a weapon on school property, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
The second male was found to be in possession of a packet of suspected synthetic marijuana and drug paraphernalia on school property, police said. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
All of the charges were filed with the Bradford County Juvenile Probation Department, police said.