Police Briefs, Jan. 31, 2013
Juvenile petition filed
State police at Towanda said that a juvenile petition has been filed against a 17-year-old Canton Township male for violating a PFA at 7:33 p.m. Jan. 21 at a location on Route 14 in Troy Township.
Trooper Naughton said that the victim, a 16-year-old Troy Township female juvenile, has a "no contact" PFA against the 17-year-old, and he violated it order by calling her house.
State police at Towanda said that someone broke into the homes of three people at 1:35 a.m. Jan. 21 on Silver Maple Lane, Town and Country Lane, and Sugar Maple Lane at Town and Country Estates in Troy Township.
Trooper Matthew M. Grebeck said the victims were a 75-year-old Troy woman, a 58-year-old Troy man, and a 67-year-old Troy man.
He said a TV and money was stolen from one of the victims, and the other victims had damage to their property, due to the forced entry that was made at the homes.
All residents are reminded to keep all doors and windows locked, and to keep valuables out of their vehicles.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.
Woman faces hearing
Heather Ruth Selfridge, 19, of Granville Summit, faces a preliminary hearing at 2 p.m. today before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy for two violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act for an incident that took place at 11 p.m. Dec. 28 on Route 6 in West Burlington Township, according to court papers.
The papers note that Selfridge possessed a small amount of marijuana for personal use, and a glass smoking pipe containing suspected burnt marijuana was found within a purse in her vehicle, following a traffic stop.
Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Brandon Allis said that he saw the vehicle travel across the yellow double line multiple times.
Wilcox said Selfridge was sent a summons.
Woman charged with unauthorized use
Suann Nicole Dyar, 31, of Troy, faces a preliminary hearing at 1:30 p.m. today before Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy on a charge of unauthorized use of automobiles and other vehicles for an incident that took place at 11:13 p.m. Dec. 23 on Canton Street in Troy, according to court papers.
Troy Police Officer Michael Northup said Dyar is accused of operating at 2002 Kia Rio, without the consent of the owner, Bernard Cole, no age or address given.