Police Briefs, Dec. 20, 2012
Criminal mischief charges
Michael Scott Brown, 42, of Pennsylvania Avenue in Towanda was arrested for criminal mischief and resisting arrest relating to a Dec. 10 incident on Bridge Street in Towanda. Brown is accused of smashing the window of a residence at 112 Bridge St. Police said Brown fled the residence after someone inside the house threw an object at him. Brown has also been charged with disorderly conduct, loitering and prowling at night, and public drunkeness.
Brown had a preliminary hearing on Dec. 19 where all charges were waived for court. Brown's formal arraignment is scheduled for Jan. 17.
Drugs stolen from vehicle
Jason Ryan Ragan, 22, of Towanda has recently been charged with criminal mischief, criminal trespass and theft from a motor vehicle relating to a Dec. 7 incident at his mother's residence at 24 Moose Lane in Franklin Township.
Police said Ragan broke into and stole 40 Percocet pills from his mother's Dodge Durango that was parked at the residence.
The value of the pills stolen was $24.40 and the estimated vehicle damage was approximately $500, police said.
Ragan has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Jan. 30 for a preliminary hearing.
Woman charged with theft
Camille Geraldine Faso, 64, of Towanda has recently been charged with theft of lost property, theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving stolen property in relation to an incident that occurred on Dec. 6 at The Willow Tree Cafe. Faso allegedly took a wallet belonging to Doris Brown that had been misplaced in the bathroom of the cafe.
Faso has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Jan. 23 for a preliminary hearing.
The following person has been charged with driving while under the influence in Bradford County:
Dezirae Hope Specht, 21, of Monroeton, by the state police, on September 19, on Doane Hill Road at Sleepy Hollow Lane in Burlington Township. Specht has also been charged with careless driving. A blood test revealed that Specht had been driving with 26 ng. of bath salts in her system on the day of her arrest.
Specht has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Jan. 23 for a preliminary hearing.
State police at Towanda said that Jonathan Butler, 34, of Towanda, is accused of entering an unlocked garage of a 63-year-old Towanda man sometime between 8 p.m. Sept. 22 and 8 a.m. Sept. 23 on the Burlington Turnpike in Towanda Township, removing the man's ATV, and fleeing south on the Burlington Turnpike.
State police at Towanda said that Shane Timothy Clapper, 22, of Monroeton, is accused of entering the residence of a 26-year-old Towanda woman, through an unlocked window, at 6 a.m. Oct. 21 on the Burlington Turnpike in Burlington Township, assaulting the woman, and fleeing through the front door.