Police Briefs, March 1, 2013
State police are continuing to investigate a report of loitering and prowling at night on Lawrence St. in New Albany Township that occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 8. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (570) 265-2186.
Antonio James Hawley, 21, was recently charged with simple assault relating to a Feb. 8 incident in New Albany. According to police, Hawley pushed a 24-year-old female and struck a 33 year-old-male in the face after being told he had to move out of their apartment. Hawley fled the scene but was later arrested after police obtained a warrant.
Ulster man faces charges after accidents
Barry Lee Ford, 49, of Ulster is accused of causing a hit-and-run crash recently in a construction zone in Ulster Township and then getting into another accident the same day in which his vehicle struck a barn in Athens Township, police said.
The accidents took place on the afternoon of Feb. 25, while Ford was under the influence of alcohol, police said.
Ford is accused of rear-ending a vehicle that had stopped in the construction zone, which was located on U.S. Route 220, just north of Bridge Street, police said.
Ford's vehicle then struck the barn, which is located near the intersection of Wolcott Hollow Road and Route 220, police said.
Ford was charged with DUI, fleeing the scene of the accidents, and careless driving, state police at Towanda said.
Ford was arraigned by Wysox Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Feb. 25.
Ford was then sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.
Ford must appear before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on Wednesday for a preliminary hearing.
Wysox man charged with assault
Jody M. Allen of Wysox is accused of forcing his way into Jennifer Devine's residence in Towanda at 5:45 a.m. on Feb. 24, police said.
Devine reported to the authorities that Allen then choked her and hit her several times in her side, according to the Towanda police.
Allen also allegedly threatened Devine with further bodily harm during the incident, which occurred at 5:45 a.m. on Feb. 24 along Means Street, police said.
Devine told police that Allen's actions were in violation of a protection-from-abuse order, according to the Towanda police.
Allen, 37, has been charged with burglary, criminal trespass, simple assault, terroristic threats, stalking, harassment, loitering and prowling at night, disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness, police said.
Allen was arrested and then arraigned on Feb. 25 by Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark. Allen was then sent to the Bradford County jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.
Allen must appear before Judge Clark on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing.
The following person was recently charged with driving under the influence in Bradford County:
Todd Alan Parsons, 51, of Towanda, by the Towanda Police, on Feb. 2, on Third Street in Towanda Borough. Parsons was also cited for driving with a suspended license. A test revealed that Parsons' blood alcohol content was .225 percent on the day of his arrest.
State police at Towanda said they are investigating the theft of cash, checks and Pennsylvania vehicle inspection stickers that were stolen between Jan. 4-7 from Eighmey Chevrolet-Buick dealership in Troy Township.
Trooper Youngblood said anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (570) 265-2186.
Man resists arrest
State police at Towanda said that Jon-Luc Ethan Packard, 21, of Burlington Township, created a disturbance and resisted arrest at 12:40 p.m. Feb. 12 on Route 6 in Burlington Township.
Trooper Brandon Allis said the victim was a 62-year-old Burlington Township man.
State police at Towanda said that Julius King III, 40, of Towanda, and Mandi King, 31, of Towanda, deposited trash on the shoulder of the roadway on Shepherd Road near Haines Road sometime between Feb. 23-24 in Burlington Township.