Police Briefs, March 7, 2013
Canton teen accused of stealing gun
Kenneth James Manuel of Canton is accused of stealing a handgun that belongs to Terry Lee Bartholomew of Franklin Township, police said.
The theft occurred on Feb. 8, state police said.
As a result of this incident, Manuel has been charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition, police said.
Manuel, 19, has been sent a summons which orders him to appear before Towanda Magisterial District Judge Timothy Clark on March 27 for a preliminary hearing.
Man arrested on warrant
A Chemung, N.Y. man was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a warrant.
According to information from the sheriff's office, Hillmont A. Talada III, 35, was arrested on a warrant for a petit larceny charge issued by police in Elmira, N.Y. Deputies turned Talada over to Elmira officers, police said.
Barton man arrested
A Barton man was recently arrested by Tioga County, N.Y. sheriff's deputies on a charge of harassment.
According to information from the sheriff's office, Joshua L. Vanderpool, 26, punched a victim several times in the head during a domestic incident.
Vanderpool was arraigned in Barton town court and remanded to the Tioga County Jail in lieu of $2,000 bail or $4,000 bond, police said. Vanderpool is to reappear March 5 in court.
Waverly man charged
A Waverly man was recently charged with forcible touching by village police.
According to information from village police, Miguel C. Vicioso, 49, was also charged with sexual abuse. Police said Vicioso is accused of inappropriately touching an adult female without her consent.
S.C. man incarcerated following break-in
A Myrtle Beach, S.C. man was recently arrested by Sayre police on a charge of criminal trespassing.
According to information filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Zachary Kane Stell, 26, was also charged with resisting arrest, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
Police said Stell broke into a South Keystone Avenue residence March 2, breaking a front window to gain entry. Stell resisted arrest while inside the house, requiring officers to deploy a stun gun on him twice, police said.
Stell was arraigned March 2 and remanded to the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. Stell's preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 12.
Township police arrest two
Athens Township police recently arrested two men on charges of theft by unlawful taking.
According to papers filed with Magisterial District Judge Michael Shaw, Scott Anthony Glover, 18, and Cory Michael Rose, 19, both of Athens, were also charged with defiant trespassing.
Police said Glover, Rose and a juvenile loaded scrap metal from a scrap yard into a pickup truck March 5 without receiving permission from the yard's owner to be on the property. The scrap was valued at between $30 and $50, police said.
Glover and Rose were both arraigned March 5 and released from the Bradford County Jail on non-monetary bail. Their preliminary hearings are scheduled for March 12.
No injuries reported
State police at Towanda said Sara Paritsky, no age given, of Troy was involved in a crash at 12:52 p.m. March 1 on Leona Road in Springfield Township.
Police she was traveling southbound in her 2010 Subaru Legacy, came over a knoll in the road, and saw another vehicle northbound. She swerved to the right then back to left and lost control of her vehicle, which slid across the road and struck a tree off the east shoulder of the roadway, police said.
Police said it struck several small trees before the front of the vehicle struck another tree.
It came to rest facing a southwesterly direction, and had disabling damage.
Police said she wasn't injured.