Crash follow-up investigations on Routes 14/514 and Southside Road

On Monday, Dec. 10 starting at 9 a.m. Pennsylvania State Police will conduct a crash reconstruction investigation on Route 14 at the intersection with Route 514 in Troy Township, Bradford County.

During this time, traffic will be reduced to a single lane, with traffic flow controlled by PennDOT flaggers. The lane restriction is expected to be in place until around noon.

If the reenactment team has time on Monday, they will do another crash reenactment, this one on Route 3008 (Southside Road) in Leroy Township.

For this investigation, Southside Road will be closed about one mile east of Crofut Road. Traffic will be detoured via Route 3010 (Mill Street), Route 414 and Route 3001 (Allens Crossing Road).

If the reenactment on Southside Road is not done on Monday, it will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 12 starting at 9 a.m.

Towanda man arrested

A Towanda man was recently arrested by Sayre borough police on a charge of criminal trespass.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Brian Carey, 31, was also charged with loitering and prowling at night time and disorderly conduct.

Police said Carey entered a garage on Draper Street Nov. 29 and was seen behind several properties on the street without permission from property owners.

Carey was arraigned Nov. 30 by Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $45,000 bail. Carey's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 4.

Man arrested for paraphernalia possession

A Towanda man was recently incarcerated by Sayre borough police on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Brian Carey, 31, was also charged with possession of a controlled substance, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.

Police said Carey was found hiding under and around vehicles Nov. 14 in a parking lot at Robert Packer Hospital. Carey was found with bath salts and a hypodermic needle in his possession, police said.

Carey was arraigned Nov. 30 by Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $35,000 bail. Carey's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 4.

Heroin possession charge

An Athens man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Matthew Ryan Malorzo, 26, was also charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said officers responded to a North Street residence early Dec. 3 after an informant told police Malorzo had heroin there. Police seized approximately 18 bags of heroin, 4 grams of marijuana and hypodermic needles during a search of the property, police said.

Malorzo was arraigned Dec. 3 by Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. Malorzo's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11.

Man charged with burglary

A Sayre man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of burglary.

According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Joshua R. Uhl, 21, was also charged with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said Uhl entered an East Lockhart Street residence Dec. 1 and removed chuck roasts, sausage links, ground beef, ground sausage and steaks from a freezer. Uhl then attempted to sell the meat to neighbors, police said. The value of the meat was estimated at between $60 and $100, police said.

A tube used to smoke synthetic marijuana was found on Uhl's person, police said.

Uhl was arraigned Dec. 1 by Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. Uhl's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11.

Sayre man charged with luring child

A Sayre man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of luring a child into a motor vehicle or structure.

According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Jerry D. Copas Jr., 50, was also charged with disorderly conduct.

Police said Copas invited a nine-year-old girl into his home to do a job in exchange for cash. The girl then entered Copas' home before exiting shortly thereafter, police said.

Copas was arraigned Dec. 4 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. Copas' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 11.

Police arrest Barton man

A Barton man was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a charge of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

According to information from the sheriff's office, Kenneth A. Howes Jr., 28, was also charged with switching plates, operating an unregistered vehicle, plate lamp violation, driving without a license and operating a vehicle without insurance.

Police said the charges resulted from a vehicle stop on Oak Hill Road near Route 17C in Barton.

Howes was issued tickets to appear Dec. 11 in Town of Barton court, police said.