Man accused of soliciting

A Louisiana man was recently arrested by Athens Township police on a charge of soliciting without a license.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Leonard Ray Brown, 32, of Monroe, La., was also charged with resisting arrest and harassment.

Police said Brown went door-to-door Aug. 13 in Athens Township to sell cleaning products without first obtaining a permit. Brown refused to leave residences when citizens told them they were not interested and pulled away from officers attempting to place him into custody, police said.

Brown was arraigned Aug. 13 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. Brown's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 27.

Woman charged with forgery

A Sayre woman was recently arrested by borough police on forgery charges.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Grace Marie Kraft, 24, was charged with four counts of forgery by altering writing, four counts of forgery by unauthorized use and one count of theft by unlawful taking.

Police said Kraft removed checks from a victim and forged them for a total of $580.

Kraft was arraigned Aug. 13 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Kraft's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 27.