Police Briefs, Feb. 14, 2013
Troy area man accused of stealing vehicle
Dereck Chad Baldwin, 34, of Troy RR2, is accused of illegally taking a 1995 Jeep Cherokee in Towanda, police said.
The vehicle belongs to a John Passeri, police said.
The theft occurred at the Dandy Mini Mart in Towanda on the evening of Feb. 6, Towanda police said.
Baldwin has been charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition, receiving stolen property, and unauthorized use of a vehicle, police said.
Baldwin was arraigned by Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Feb. 8. Baldwin was then sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $25,000 bail, police said.
Baldwin must attend a preliminary hearing on Feb. 27 before Judge Clark. The hearing was originally scheduled for Feb. 13, but was postponed.
Towanda man charged with resisting arrest
Jon-Luc Ethan Packard, 21, of Towanda created a disturbance after he was evicted from his residence, police said.
The incident occurred at approximately 12:40 p.m. Tuesday along U.S. Route 6 in Burlington Township, state police said.
As a result of this incident, Packard was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, police said.
Packard was arraigned by Towanda Magisterial District Judge on Feb. 12.
Packard was then sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $75,000 bail.
Packard must attend a preliminary hearing before Judge Clark on Feb. 20.
Ulster woman faces drug charge
Karen Elaine Stevens, 29, of Ulster is accused of providing bath salts to a male in Ulster Township.
State police said they were called to the male's residence at approximately 2 p.m. on Jan. 15, because he was reported to be unconscious after taking the bath salts.
When police arrived at the male's residence, he was in "medical distress" due to an apparent adverse reaction to the drug, police said. The male was taken to Robert Packer Hospital for treatment, police said.
Stevens was charged with delivery, or possession with intent to deliver bath salts, police said.
Stevens was arraigned by Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Tuesday. Stevens was then released on non-monetary bail.
Stevens must attend a preliminary hearing before Judge Clark on Feb. 20.