DUI charges

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

Michael T. Pierce, 48, of Barton, by Athens Township police, on Nov. 21, on Riverside Drive in Sayre. Pierce has also been charged with failure to drive on the right side of the roadway. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Pierce's blood alcohol content was .17 percent on the day of his arrest. Pierce has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Jan. 22 for a preliminary hearing.

Rick R. Raupers, 46, of Waverly, by Sayre borough police, on Dec. 20, on West Lockhart Street in Sayre. Raupers has also been charged with driving with a suspended license, failure to drive on the right side of the roadway and driving with an open container of alcohol. Raupers refused to submit to a blood alcohol test to determine his blood alcohol content. Raupers was arraigned Dec. 20 by Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. Raupers is scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Jan. 8 for a preliminary hearing.

Michelle Lee Mossmayer, 32, of Athens, by state police, on Oct. 12, on North Rome Road in Litchfield Township. Mossmayer was also charged with driving without a license, failure to stay in a lane, careless driving, failing to make immediate notice of an accident to police and failure to wear a seat belt. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Mossmayer's blood alcohol content was .09 percent on the day of her arrest. Mossmayer has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw Jan. 15 for a preliminary hearing.

Erik Kyle Dabek, 34, of Bound Brook, NJ, by state police, on Nov. 25, on Wyalusing Road in Terry Township. Dabek has also been charged with driving without insurance, failing to stay in his lane, and careless driving. A blood alcohol test later revealed that Dabek's blood alcohol content was .260 percent on the day of his arrest. Dabek has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Jan. 15 for a preliminary hearing.

Items removed from vehicle

State police at Towanda seek an unknown actor or actors who removed items from a vehicle in Ridgebury Township.

According to state police information, the actor stole items Nov. 25 from a vehicle parked on Bear Lane. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.

Harassment charge filed

State police recently cited a woman with harassment following an incident in Ulster Township.

According to information from state police at Towanda, Joy Marie Simons-Bayles, 38, of Towanda threw an object at a male victim Dec. 11 at a Saco Road location. The victim had no visible injuries, police said.

Generator stolen

State police at Towanda are investigating the theft of a generator from a Ridgebury Township location.

According to information from state police, an unknown actor or actors broke into a garage at a Monkey Run Road residence on either Dec. 10 or Dec. 11 and stole a Honda 3000 generator. The actor also gained entry to the residence and cut out copper piping in the basement, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.

Police investigate stolen boat

State police are investigating the theft of a fishing boat from a Sheshequin Township property.

According to information from state police at Towanda, an unknown actor or actors entered a property on the 400 block of Golden Gate Road sometime between Dec. 5 and Dec. 8 and removed a Starcraft 12-foot aluminum fishing boat by unknown means. Police said it is unknown whether a vehicle was used in the commission of the crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.

Man charged with disorderly conduct

A Chemung, N.Y. man was recently arrested by Sayre borough police on a charge of disorderly conduct.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Travis Stephen Fedock, 21, was also charged with public drunkenness.

Police said Fedock was stumbling and making a disturbance in the area of Cayuta Street Dec. 13. Police said Fedock was visibly intoxicated, ran from officers and yelled vulgarities at them.

Fedock was arraigned Dec. 14 by Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. Fedock's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18.

Police arrest fugitive

A Niagara Falls, N.Y. man was recently arrested by Athens Township police as a fugitive from New York state.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, William John Kraft, 31, had an extraditable warrant out for his arrest from the Niagara County Sheriff's Office for a burglary charge. Police said Athens Township police arrested Kraft after receiving information he was staying at a McDuffee Street residence.

Kraft was arraigned Dec. 13 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $200,000 bail.

Waverly man arrested on warrant

A Waverly man was recently arrested by village police on a warrant for a previous arrest.

According to information from village police, Jason E. Whitten, 26, was arrested on a warrant for a previous charge of driving while intoxicated following a Dec. 14 traffic stop on Tioga Street. Police also charged Whitten with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and possession of a hypodermic needle, police said.

Whitten was arraigned in Village of Waverly court and remanded to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail to await further court action.

Criminal mischief charge

A Waverly man was recently arrested by village police on a charge of criminal mischief.

According to village police information, Lee R. Stearns, 43, forced entry into an apartment door on Broad Street, causing heavy damage to the door. Police said Stearns was alleged to have been intoxicated during the Dec. 14 incident.

The owner of the rental property requested to file charges to have restitution paid for the door damage, police said.

Stearns was issued a ticket to appear Dec. 20 in Village of Waverly court.

Fugitive from justice arrested

A Sayre woman was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a fugitive from justice warrant.

According to information from the sheriff's office, Holly E. Simpson, 27, was arrested at the Tioga County Jail after being captured in Texas on a fugitive from justice warrant. Police said Simpson is charged with second-degree attempted burglary.

Simpson will appear in Tioga County Court at a later date, police said.

Man arrested for failing to appear

An Elmira, N.Y. man was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a bench warrant.

According to information from the sheriff's office, Charles A. Spence, 29, was arrested for failure to appear in Town of Barton court to answer grand larceny and theft of services charges.

Spence was turned over to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office Dec. 14 after being released from the Steuben County, N.Y. Jail, police said.

Spence was arraigned in Town of Barton court and released on his own recognizance, police said. Spence is scheduled to appear Dec. 18 in town court.

Sayre man cited for harassment

A Sayre man was recently cited for harassment by Waverly village police.

According to information from village police, William J. Snyder, 29, is accused of intentionally striking a seven-year-old juvenile in the head with his hand Nov. 28 in front of the Waverly Village Hall on Ithaca Street, causing alarm to the child. The juvenile was not injured, police said.

The juvenile was part of a group of seven to 10 Boy Scouts awaiting a tour of the Waverly police department, police said. Snyder is a den leader with a local Boy Scout troop, police said.

Snyder was issued a ticket to appear Jan. 3 in Village of Waverly court.

Waverly man arrested

A Waverly man was recently arrested by village police on a warrant.

According to village police information, Steven J. Wheeler, 23, was located and arrested at a Ball Street residence on a warrant from Village of Waverly court. Wheeler was wanted in a Nov. 30 incident in which village police had found him in possession of a hypodermic needle, police said. Wheeler was charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument, police said.

Wheeler was arraigned in village court and sent to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of $500 bail, police said.

Waverly man charged with taking snowblower

A Waverly man was recently arrested by Sayre borough police on a charge of receiving stolen property.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Shone Okla Lattimer, 39, was also charged with theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said Lattimer was observed Dec. 19 near the train tracks along South Lehigh Avenue with a snow blower that did not belong to him. Lattimer told police he found the snow blower near the train cars, police said. The snow blower was valued at approximately $400, police said. Police found a hypodermic needle on Lattimer's person, police said.

Lattimer was arraigned Dec. 19 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Lattimer's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 28.

Theft at Kmart

Kristal Charlene Hobday, 28, of Sayre and Carole Dianne Hobday, 53, of Athens have both been charged with one count of retail theft relating to a Dec. 11 incident at the Kmart in Wysox. According to police, the mother daughter duo stole a DVD and various Pittsburgh Steeler merchandise.

Both women have been remanded to the Bradford County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000. Their preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 18 before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton.

Crash in Terry Township

According to Wyalusing Borough Fire Chief Adam Dietz there was a two car motor vehicle accident that occurred in Terry Township on Route 187, approximately a quarter mile from Rainbow Bridge. The crash occurred when a Toyota crew cab pick-up hit a flatbed tractor trailer "more or less" head on, Dietz said. The female driver of the Toyota was confined in her vehicle and emergency responders had to remove the front windshield and cut part of the roof to remove her after the crash.

"She suffered minor injuries and was transported to Towanda Memorial Hospital," Dietz said. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.