Sayre police arrest two

Sayre Borough police recently arrested two men following investigation into a Sept. 27 incident at a North Elmer Avenue residence.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Bradley Michael Wise, 29, of Sayre, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence. Police charged Lyle H. Hottle, 36, of Nichols, N.Y., with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said officers found Hottle and Wise in the apartment during investigation into a parole violation. Wise was found with a hypodermic needle and a baggie containing suspected bath salts, while Hottle had several hypodermic needles in his possession, police said.

Hottle and Wise were arraigned Sept. 27 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail apiece. Both are scheduled to appear at preliminary hearings Oct. 8.

Man accused of terroristic threats

A Towanda man was arrested by borough police recently on a charge of terroristic threats.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Tim Clark, Edward Lichtenfels, 21, has also been charged with harassment by communication.

The charges against Lichtenfels stem from an incident that occurred Aug. 15. On that date, the report continued, Towanda police were contacted by David Parker, who informed them that Lichtenfels had made threats against him and his wife. Parker provided the police with a printed statement from Lichtenfels Facebook page, confirming that Lichtenfels had made threats to kill the two of them, the report continued. Parker also told the police that Lichtenfels had called them on Aug. 14, and made threats over the phone.

Parker was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox, who ordered the defendant incarcerated in lieu of $85,000 bail.

Woman faces theft charge

An Ulster woman has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Tim Clark to answer a charge of theft by unlawful taking.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Tim Clark, Rachel Christine Rightmire, 23, has also been charged by state police with receiving stolen property. Rightmire is accused of stealing two guns owned by Travis Eugene Forrest from his residence in Ulster on June 29.

Rightmire's prelimary hearing has been scheduled for Oct. 9 before Judge Clark.

DUI charges

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

Cesar Josue Padilla, 30, of Monroeton. Padilla has also been charged by Towanda police on Sept. 15 with careless driving, and operating a vehicle without a license, after his vehicle was stopped on Main Street. Padilla's blood alcohol content was .160 percent on the day of his arrest, according to a blood alcohol test performed at Memorial Hospital. Padilla is scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Tim Clark on Oct. 25

Rosemary Johnson, 43, of Towanda. Johnson has also been charged by state police on April 26 with driving on the wrong side of the road; operating a vehicle at an unsafe speed; and careless driving, following a one-vehicle accident on Hornbrook Road in Sheshequin Township. A blood test eventually revealed that Johnson was under the influence of a number of controlled substances the day of her arrest. Johnson is scheduled to appear before Judge Tim Clark on Nov. 6

Gerald Robert Irvine, 55, of Towanda. Irvine has also been charged by state police on Sept. 14 with driving on the wrong side of the road, and careless driving, following a one-vehicle crash on Burlington Turnpike in Towanda Township. Irvine has been sent a summons to appear before Judge Tim Clark on Nov. 1.

Lucinda T. Williams, 51, of Towanda. Williams has also been charged by state police on Sept. 15 with careless driving, and failure to switch off her high beams when approaching and on-coming vehicle, following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 220 in Towanda Township. A blood test eventually revealed that Williams' blood alcohol content was .200 percent on the day of her arrest. Williams has been sent a summons to appear before Judge Tim Clark on Nov. 13.

Howard L. Bailey, 77 of Towanda. Bailey has also been charged by state police on Sept. 7 with driving on the wrong side of the road, and careless driving, following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 220 in Towanda Township. A blood test eventually revealed that Bailey's blood alcohol content was .228 percent on the day of his arrest. Bailey has been sent a summons to appear before Judge Tim Clark on Nov. 13.

Robert William Jordan, 43, of Gillett. Jordan has also been charged by state police on Aug. 19 with possession of drug paraphernalia, following an investigation of a parked vehicle on Schrader Creek Road in Monroe Township. A blood alcohol test eventually revealed that Jordan was under the influence of a controlled substance on the day of his arrest. Jordan has been sent a summons to appear before Judge Tim Clark on Nov. 8.

Douglas Troy Wenzel, 44, of Athens, by Athens Township police, on Sept. 9, on Route 220 in Athens Township. Wenzel has also been charged with speeding. A blood alcohol test revealed that Wenzel's blood alcohol content was .14 percent on the day of his arrest. Wenzel has been sent a summons to appear Nov. 12 before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw for a preliminary hearing.