Police Briefs 9/5/2012
Laceyville teen admits to using K-2
Kaleb Spencer, 19, of Laceyville is accused of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, police said.
State police said they pulled over Spencer at 7:40 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Route 6 in Wysox Township for DUI and driving on a flat tire.
During the traffic stop, Spencer showed signs of impairment and admitted to using K-2, which is a type of synthetic marijuana, police said.
Spencer was transported to Memorial Hospital in Towanda for a blood draw, police said. Charges will be filed pending the results of the blood tests, police said.
Vehicle lands on roof in Wilmot Twp.
A one-vehicle DUI crash occurred over the weekend near the intersection of Quicks Bend Road and state Route 187 in Wilmot Township, police said.
The accident occurred at 2 a.m. Saturday, as 23-year-old John Russell Conner of Wyalusing was driving a 2004 Kia Spectra north on Quicks Bend Road, police said.
The vehicle went off the left side of the roadway, hit a shrub, and then overturned onto its roof, police said.
Conner fled the scene and was later located walking toward his residence, according to the state police at Towanda.
Charges related to the accident are to be filed in Wysox District Court, police said.
Hit-and-run crash occurs in Stevens Twp.
Caleb E. Jones, 20, of Jamestown, Tenn., is accused of fleeing the scene of an accident in Stevens Township, state police at Towanda said.
Jones was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado north on Leisure Lake Road at 2:16 a.m. on Aug. 21 when the vehicle traveled off the right shoulder and struck a utility pole, police said.
Jones then backed up and fled the scene, police said.
However, Jones' vehicle broke down approximately one mile north on Leisure Lake Road, police said.
Man accused of selling bath salts in Towanda
Paul Marvin Crispell Jr. of Gillett RR2 has been accused of selling $130 worth of bath salts on Dec. 5, 2011 at a residence on North Main Street in Towanda, police said.
Crispell, 29, has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, and criminal conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, Towanda police said.
Crispell was arraigned by Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Aug. 9. Crispell was then sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $20,000 bail.
Crispell's preliminary hearing in Towanda District Court, which was scheduled for Aug. 29, has been continued to Sept. 26.
The following person was recently charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
Laura Lynn Brown, 48, of New Albany, by the Towanda police, on June 29 on Main Street in Towanda Borough. A test revealed that Brown had a blood alcohol concentration of 170 mg/ml of Alprazolam and 14ng/ml of Oxycodone-Free. Brown, who lives on U.S. Route 220, failed to appear for her Aug. 17 preliminary hearing in Towanda District Court, so a warrant has been issued for her arrest.