Police Briefs, Jan. 18, 2013
Accident occurs in N. Towanda
James E. Cahoon Jr. of Ulster was involved in a recent motor vehicle accident in North Towanda Township in which no one was injured, police said.
At 2:20 p.m. on Jan. 11, the 56-year-old Cahoon was backing out of the gas pumps at the Dandy Mini Mart on U.S. Route 6 when his rear trailer struck a storage shed, police said.
Albany Township man charged with assaulting nephew
Jacob Lee Robinson, 29, of Albany Township is accused of punching his nephew recently in the face, which broke his jaw and caused a tooth to fall out, police said.
Robinson assaulted his nephew, Michael Joel Compton of Albany Township, after he began arguing with Compton, police said.
The incident took place at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Robinson's residence, police said.
Robinson has been charged with simple assault and harassment, police said.
Robinson has been sent a summons to appear on Feb. 6 before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark.
Towanda area man charged with receiving stolen property
Brandon Lawrence Reeves, 30, of Towanda RR2 has been charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition, receiving stolen property, and criminal conspiracy, police said.
The charges stem from an incident that occurred in February and March of 2011 in which Reeves and Larry Richard Nichols of Towanda RR3 took a rifle from a mobile home where they were replacing the floor, which is located on state Route 414, police said. Reeves and the 39-year-old Nichols refused to return the rifle until they were paid for the job, police said.
Nichols and Reeves did return the gun after they were paid the $230 that they charged for the work, police said.
Reeves has been sent a summons to appear before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Feb. 6.
Charges have also been filed against Nichols in connection with this incident, police said.
Monroeton women charged with possession of drug paraphernalia
Elyssa Ann Myers, 27, and Julie Lynn Falsey, 35, both of Monroeton, have both charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
The charges stem from an incident in Monroe Township in which Myers and Falsey were in possession of needles that they used to inject bath salts, police said.
Myers was also in possession of eight plastic/metal pipes, according to the state police at Towanda.
The incident occurred at approximately 8:28 p.m. on Dec. 14 along state Route 414, police said.
The following person was recently charged with driving under the influence in Bradford County:
Michael Dane Reid, 26, of Kingfisher, Okla., by the state police, on Dec. 27, on U.S. Route 220 in Monroe Township. Reid was also cited for driving an at unsafe speed and careless driving. A blood test on the day of Reid's arrest revealed that Reid's blood alcohol content was .210 percent.