Police Briefs, June 29, 2012
Harassment charges filed
Pennsylvania state police recently filed harassment charges against a Canton Township man following an argument.
According to information from state police at Towanda, Mark Walter Miller, 52, pushed a male victim on June 19.
Actor sought in theft
Pennsylvania state police at Towanda are seeking an unknown actor who removed medication from a Towanda location.
According to state police information, the actor removed approximately 100 Tramadol pills from a residence on Chiola Lane in Towanda Township. The theft happened between noon June 20 and 5 p.m. June 21, police said.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.
Man charged with harassment
A New Albany man was recently charged with harassment by state police following a June 10 argument.
According to information from state police at Towanda, Richard Joseph Bongiovanni, 63, is accused of elbowing a female victim in the face during a domestic dispute. Charges were filed in district court, police said.
Megan's Law violation
Pennsylvania state police recently charged a man with failure to update his address as required under Megan's Law.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton, Rickey Lee Campbell, 32, of Saint Michael, Pa., failed to register an address change after taking up residence in a Wysox home. Police said Campbell, a registered sex offender, was required to update authorities regarding the address change within 48 hours.
Campbell was arraigned June 13 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. Campbell's preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 26.
Burglary charges filed
A Williamsport man was recently charged with burglary by state police at Towanda.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton, Justin Andrew Walter, 22, was also charged with criminal trespass, theft by unlawful taking, criminal mischief and receiving stolen property.
Police said Walter broke into the Clothes Closet in Wyalusing Borough in April by breaking glass on a side door, causing $50 in damage. Once inside, police said Walter removed a cash register containing about $10 in coins.
Walter is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing July 17.
Access device fraud
An Athens man was recently arrested by Athens Township police on a charge of access device fraud.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Michael Timothy Hayden, 22, is alleged to have used fuel cards from his employer for personal use. Police said the total of the unauthorized purchases, made at the Dandy Mini Mart on Elmira Street between Dec. 2011 and June 2012, was $7213.94.
Hayden was arraigned June 28 and released from the Bradford County Jail in lieu of non-monetary bail. Hayden's preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 10.
Athens man charged with theft
An Athens man was recently arrested by borough police on a charge of theft by unlawful taking.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Norman D. Zamarche, 51, was also charged with receiving stolen property and being a defiant trespasser.
Police said Zamarche removed a lawnmower, chainsaw and grill from a residence on Hugh Street. Police said Zamarche entered the property through a gate and into a yard enclosed by a chain link fence. Zamarche also went through the house's mailbox and removed mail, police said.
Zamarche's preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 14.
Juveniles break into Ulster school
Two juveniles were recently charged with burglary by Pennsylvania state police at Towanda.
According to information from state police, the two 16-year-old males, one from Sayre and the other from Towanda, broke into Sheshequin-Ulster Elementary School in Ulster Township June 4 and removed several items from within the school. Both actors were charged as juveniles, police said.
State police recently arrested two Millerton residents accused of removing items from a home in Ridgebury Township.
According to information from state police at Towanda, John Perry Jr., 29, and Brittany Holley, 23, removed collectible coins from a victim's residence on Berwick Turnpike while they were living with him. Police said the thefts occurred between November and December 2011. Perry and Holley were charged with theft in district court, police said.
Ulster mailbox damaged
Pennsylvania state police are investigating a damaged mailbox in Ulster Township.
According to information from state police at Towanda, an unknown actor or actors damaged a mailbox on Harrington Road between 4:30 p.m. June 22 and 8 a.m. June 23. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.