Police Briefs, April 19, 2013
An unknown person reportedly damaged several mailboxes on the 9700 block of State Route 706 and the 900 block of Peet Hill Road in Tuscarora and Stevens Townships on April 13.
According to police, some vehicles that were parked in driveways also had their windows damaged. No description of the perpetrators was available because all of the victims were unaware of the situation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the State Police at (570) 265-1634.
Burglary in Wyalusing
A 74-year-old Wyalusing male has been the victim of a burglary which occurred between Aug. 1 and March 30 at his residence in Wyalusing Township.
According to police, an unknown person entered the victim's house and removed an unspecified amount of cash.
The investigation into this incident is continuing.
Man cited for harassment
State police at Towanda said that Shawn Rae McKusick, 24, of Troy, is accused in a harassment incident that took place at 11 p.m., March 30 on Route 6 in West Burlington Township.
Trooper Hibson said a 32-year-old Troy man reported that McKusick punched and scratched him several times during a dispute.
Police said a non-traffic citation was filed at District Court 42-3-01 for harassment.
A 45-year-old Canton man told state police at Towanda that someone used an unknown object to damage his mailbox sometime between 9 p.m. March 22 and 8:30 a.m. March 23 at 1326 Southside Road in Canton Township, and fled in an unknown direction.
Minor injury reported
State police at Towanda said a 15-year-old East Smithfield female had a minor injury in a crash at 4 a.m. March 31 on Route 14 in Troy Township.
Trooper John Youngblood said the teenager was traveling north, and lost control of her 2011 Nissan while negotiating an uphill, left curve. He said the vehicle crossed the northbound shoulder and went through a guiderail.
He said the girl was charged with violations of "roadways laned for traffic" and "drivers required to be licensed."
A 38-year-old woman told state police at Towanda that someone broke a window in the basement area of her residence sometime between 6 p.m. March 27 and 8:30 a.m. March 28 in the 200 block of Doty Hill Road in South Creek Township and removed items from inside.
Towanda man found not guilty of indecent assault
A Wyoming County jury found a Towanda truck driver not guilty of indecent assault of a Pump and Pantry employee last June after a trial Tuesday.
Randy Lee Johnson, 53, was accused of groping a young woman as she stood behind a counter on June 27; he was also facing an additional charge from the next day that he came up behind her and pressed himself against her, taking her by the hip.
Following testimony from both sides, including four DVDs from a surveillance camera, Johnson was found not guilty of both counts of indecent assault/lack of consent, as well as on both counts of indecent assault/forcible compulsion.